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Today's Top Stories - Saturday January 6, 2018

Bath PD Asks Help to Keep Local Homeless Off Cold Streets
The Bath Village Police Department is urging community members to help their neighbors who are homeless as the freezing winter temperatures continue. The Bath PD announced vouchers have been issued to them by Steuben County Social Services to distribute to anyone who is found to be without a dwelling during the inclement weather. The Police Department has already given vouchers to homeless people they have been informed of and encourage community members who know of others who may be without a dwelling to please contact 211 or the Bath Village PD.

Painted Post Minor Arrested on Assault Charges
According to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office a seventeen year old minor from Catlin, New York was arrested after a report of assault in the village of Painted Post.  The seventeen-year-old male allegedly struck another male in the head, injuring his eye. The subject was charged with third degree assault and released on an appearance ticket to later  return to Painted Post Village Court.


Sub-Zero Cold Continues this Weekend
Upstate New York weather strikes us again as schools, some service agencies and even some businesses closed yesterday because of dangerously cold wind chills. Dangerous cold continue today as temperatures are predicted to plummet to well below zero. The National Weather Service continues the Wind Chill Warning. The dangerously cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 10 below zero to 30 below zero.

Steuben County Accepting Bath Landfill Expansion Project Bids
Steuben County is accepting sealed bids for all labor and materials for the Bath Landfill Expansion project. Bids must be received by January 30
th. A pre-bid meeting will be held January 18th at the new landfill on Turnpike Road.

Pullman Hosts Hornell Movie Premiere for Scholarship
Hornellians filled the city’s YMCA last night to attend a special premiere and homecoming for famous local actor Bill Pullman. Pullman was premiering his newest cowboy film "The Ballad of Lefty Brown". Pullman organized the movie’s premiere to honor former Hornell mayor Shawn Hogan and raise money for a scholarship under his namesake. Ticket sales went to funding the scholarship, which will be awarded to a student demonstrating community service and civic mindedness.

Senator O'Mara Asking for Survey Input
State Senator Tom O'Mara encourages his constituents to share what they believe to be the most important challenges experienced by citizens of the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region. O’Mara welcomes everyone to participate in his yearly “Community and Legislative Survey” that he says will be a venue that residents can sound off on the issues unique to their area as well as issues and challenges shared by citizens across the state. Please take your time to complete the survey

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