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Campbell Woman Killed in Schuyler Co. Accident:


A woman from Campbell was killed Thursday in a three-car accident in the Schuyler County Town of Cayuta.  According to the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office, 50-year-old Annette Osborn was traveling on State Route 13 just before 1 p.m. when she crossed the centerline and struck the side of a car being driven by 25-year-old Corrine Taylor, of Elmira.  Osborn’s car then went on to strike a pickup truck head-on.  The truck was driven by 34-year-old Douglas Collins, of Cayuta.  Osborn was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Taylor was taken for treatment of minor injuries.  Collins, and a passenger in his truck, 22-year-old Brian McClean Jr., also of Cayuta, were taken for treatment of several broken bones.  The investigation into the accident is ongoing.



Steuben Legislators to Show Support for Farmers; Recognize Prevent Abuse Recipient:


When it meets on Monday, the Steuben County Legislature is expected to recognize an individual or agency dedicated to preventing child abuse in Steuben County, and oppose the state’s proposed Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act.  The “Child Abuse Prevention Recognition Award” is part of the county’s month-long participation in the national Prevent Child Abuse campaign and recognizes an individual or group making special strides to put a stop to abuse or neglect in Steuben.  Legislators are also expected to urge the state to hold local public hearings to learn more about the impact of the proposed extension of collective bargaining rights to farm laborers through the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act.  Opponents of the act say the proposal would impose a crippling cost, statewide, of $300 million annually on farmers.



Travel Advisory – S.R. 54A in Urbana:


The New York State Department of Transportation says that continuing work to repair a land slide on State Route 54A in the town of Urbana requires that the road be closed starting next week.  The location is about 2.5 miles north of the Village of Hammondsport.  The closure is expected to be in place approximately six weeks with at least one lane open by Memorial Day Weekend.  During this time both directions of traffic will be detoured around the site using Steuben County Road 76 and Boyd Hill Road.



Bath Assessors Office Closed Today:


The Town of Bath Assessors Office will be closed today, April 19th

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