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Today's Top Stories - Saturday September 30, 2017

Wineglass Races Kick Off This Weekend
The Wineglass Marathon began yesterday with the Wineglass Expo at the Corning Museum of Glass. The 36th annual full marathon is at 8:15 am tomorrow. The race begins in Bath and ends on Market Street in Corning. Other races include the Corelle 5K, Wineglass Fest 8K and the Half marathon which sold out in record time a few months ago in mid April. Local businesses anticipate exposure and an economic boost from the popular event. About 7,000 runners will be participating from 48 states and 12 foreign countries.

No Steuben Municipalities in Fiscal Stress According to Comptroller
NY State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System has designated 27 municipalities across the state as fiscally stressed. The list, which includes eight counties, eight cities and 11 towns, marks the fewest number of municipalities listed in stress since. 2013. No municipalities in Steuben County are listed as being in fiscal stress.

Pulteney Road Construction Progresses
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that work on State Route 54A in the Town of Pulteney has reached an important point toward completion.  The ongoing work includes emergency landslide repairs at two sites in the Town. Work on the first site, located approximately 7.5 miles north of Hammondsport is expected to be substantially completed today. The highway will be reopened in both directions with a temporary gravel surface at the work location. Work on the second site, located approximately 11.5 miles north of Hammondsport, is expected to will begin on Monday.

County to Meet About Leachate Treatment Plant Restoration Monday
Steuben County might be saving some money on at least one project. On Monday, the county public works committee will meet. On the agenda is a discussion of the leachate treatment plant tank restoration. The cost of that contract is revised, saving the county a little more than $26,000.

Women's Suffrage Play Tonight in Bath
American Association of University Women  BATH BRANCH members are preparing to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in NYS. To celebrate this, Peg Inglis has written and directed an original play, “LADIES:  ITS TIME.”  The show will be performed one time only—Saturday evening at 7:00 PM at O’Malley Hall in Bath. Tickets are $15 per person and are available from any AAUW member or order them online from BrownPaperTickets.com.

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