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Today's Top Stories - Wednesday, November 15th

Bath Woman Accused of Using Stolen Debit Card:

 

A Bath woman has been arrested following investigation by state police into a stolen debit card and stolen money.  50-year-old Hannah Squire is accused of possessing the card and of stealing the money from an acquaintance without his permission.  She has been charged with criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny, and has been released on her own recognizance.  An order of protection has been issued.

 

 

Steuben DSS Celebrates National Adoption Day; Judicial Accomplishments:

 

Steuben County celebrated the adoption of six children – and the accomplishments of two retiring county judges – during its 2017 National Adoption Day reception Tuesday.  Steuben Department of Social Services Commissioner Kathryn Muller presented the Hon. Marianne Furfure and the Hon. Joseph Latham with commemorative gifts in honor of their judicial work assisting adoptive families.  Furfure has overseen 305 adoptions over the past 20 years, and Latham has overseen 247 adoptions during his 19 years on the bench.  Both expect to retire at the end of the year.

 

 

Winter Drive for Neighbors in Need:

 

The Bath Volunteer Fire Department is partnering up with Bath Electric, Gas and Water Systems for an event called “We’ve Got You Covered,” a winter drive for local Bath neighbors in need.  Now through December 8th anyone can drop off a donation of new hats, scarves, gloves/mittens, and warm socks at the fire department on East Morris Street, or at BEGWS on South Avenue. 

 

 

Republican Contenders for NYS Governor Announced:

 

On Tuesday, the Republican Party announced a few of the names that are looking to run against incumbent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.  They include Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, Senator John DeFrancisco of Syracuse, and Harry Wilson.  Meanwhile, Gov. Cuomo has raised roughly $25 million for his campaign.  He maintains that he just plans to run for re-election as Governor in 2018, and that rumors of him making a presidential bid are just that.  If he were to decide to run for President, he will not able to use his state account to fund a presidential campaign.

 

 

Riverside Renames Village Hall after Former Mayor:

 

In a ceremony Tuesday, Riverside officials dedicated the Riverside Village Center to former mayor Bill Cornell.  Cornell died at Robert Packer Hospital in June at the age of 74 due to complications with cancer.  The new name was unveiled with a new sign that hangs above the entrance to the village hall.

 

 

Board of Ed. Meetings:

 

Tonight the Hammondsport Central School will host is regular meeting of the Board of Education.  It will be at 6 p.m. in the High School library.  Tomorrow, November 16th, the regular meeting of the Bath Central School Board of Education will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Haverling High School library.

 

 

Keuka Lake Players Preparing for Annual Holiday Show:

 

It’s that time of year again!  Time for the Keuka Lake Players Christmas show!  This year they will present Rudolph and Friends at the Hammondsport Presbyterian Church on December 9th at 4 p.m.  For those interested in participating in the show, there will be a meeting this Saturday the 18th at 20 West Morris Street in Bath.  For more information, you can call/text (607) 377-9582.

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