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Police Investigating Burglary in Wayne:


State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred to a barn located at the intersection of Birdseye Waneta Rd. (Ct. Rt. #114) and Ridge Rd. in the Town of Wayne.  Investigator Curt Eaton said Tuesday the crime happened sometime since Sunday.He said somebody entered the building and removed a 2004 Polaris 400 Sportsman 4-wheeler ATV.  Anyone with information is asked to call the New York State Police at 776-6866 or Steuben Co. 911.



Corning Man Stabbed Near Elmira College:


Elmira Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred near the Elmira College tennis courts.  The attack reportedly happened Tuesday morning.  Patrolmen were called to the McDonalds on North Main Street around 7 a.m. on a report of an assault victim.  The victim, a 27-year-old man from Corning, told police he was stabbed in an unprovoked attack on Davis Street, near the tennis courts.  The attacker is described as a black male, approximately 20-years-old, clean shaven, and wearing all dark clothing.  The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.  Police are asking any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.



Prattsburgh Budget Vote Monday:


The Town of Prattsburgh will review its proposed 2018 budget during a public hearing set for next week. The budget is available for inspection at the Town Clerk’s office. The hearing will be held at the Town Hall on Monday.



Corning GOP Endorses McAllister for Surrogate Court Judge:


More support has come in for Steuben Surrogate Court Judge candidate Patrick McAllister.  The Corning Republican Committee has endorsed McAllister, saying he is “well respected by the legal and local community as evidenced by the broad base of support he has received since announcing his candidacy.”  Last week, McAllister was endorsed by the Republican Party committees in the City of Hornell and Town of Bath.



Corning Inc. Releases Earnings for Q3:


Corning Incorporated has released its third quarter earnings.  The GAAP and core sales were up four and six percent, year-over-year, to $2.6 billion and $2.7 billion, respectively. Year-over-year sales in the Specialty Materials segment saw increases of 26 percent.  The company also reached a selling milestone of one billion fiber kilometers.  Officials say the quarter exceeded expectations and they believe it sets them up for a strong fourth quarter as well.



“Booster Card” to Recognize Responsible Drivers in Hornell:


The Steuben County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Hornell Police Department recently held a campaign that recognized and rewarded responsible drivers in the Hornell area.  On October 19th they conducted a road check on State Route 36 in Hornell.  Those in violation received a summons, but those that were in complete compliance received a “HPG Booster Card” coupon.  The coupon is issued by the Hornell Partners for Growth and guarantees discounts to participating businesses in the Hornell and Canisteo area.   



Salvation Army Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Tomorrow:


A spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services will be held tomorrow at the Bath American Legion from 5 to 7 p.m.  Cost of the dinner will be $10 and will include spaghetti with meatballs and sauce, tossed salad, bread, beverages and dessert.  Contact the Salvation Army at 962-4681 if you’d like to reserve your meals, donate supplies, or if you have any questions. 

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