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Dormann Library Budget Hearing Ahead of June 6th Vote:


The Dormann Library in Bath will be holding a budget hearing tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4th at 5 p.m. ahead of this week’s budget vote.  The proposed budget would see an increase for the library, to be raised by taxation of the residents of the Haverling Central School District, from $245,704 annually to $257,989 annually.  Polls will be open on June 6th at the library from noon to 8 p.m.  Organizations



Guthrie Opens New Medical Office in East Corning:


Patients are expected to be accepted starting today in the new Guthrie Medical Office in East Corning.  Guthrie unveiled the new building last week.  The 60,000-square foot extension of the hospital campus offers specialty medical offices with some of the services to include: general surgery, orthopedics, urology and cardiology. 



Elmira Correctional Facility Conducting Drill Thursday:


The Elmira Correctional Facility will be performing a lockdown drill on Thursday, June 6th.  The Elmira Police Department reports that due to this, the public may see some activity outside the facility.  Be advised, this is just a drill and there is no cause for alarm.



Travel Advisory – S.R. 417 in Erwin:


Work will begin today, weather permitting, on a highway resurfacing project between the Village of Addison, ending east of the State route 417/Interstate 99 interchange on State Route 417 in the Town of Erwin.  As part of the project, pavement markings will be removed and temporary stripes will be placed.  Traffic will be maintained with a one-lane, two-way traffic pattern controlled by flaggers.  Drivers are urged to use extra caution.  Work is expected to last approximately two weeks.



4th Annual Steuben Co. Color Walk Set for June 15th:


The fourth annual “Steuben County Color Walk to Prevent Child Abuse” has been set for June 15th.  Registration for the family-friendly color walk will be 9 a.m. the day of in Pulteney Square in Bath.  The mile-long course will follow at 10:15 a.m.  The cost is $3 per participant.  Children under the age of 5 are free.  Organizers recommend participants wear light-colored clothing for best effect, as well as eye and nose protection as volunteers located along the course will toss non-toxic colored paint powder at the walkers as they pass.  Additionally, the event will also include Mega Bubble Man with lots of bubble fun, and participating agencies will provide information on services and resources, and t-shirts will be available for $5.



Over 30,000lbs. of Perdue Chicken Recalled:


Over 30,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled by Perdue Foods LLC. over concerns of contamination by extraneous materials, specifically pieces of bone.  The fully cooked chicken products were produced on March 21st and include: 11.2 oz trays containing “PERDUE Simply Smart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST TENDERS - GLUTEN FREE,” 12 oz trays containing “PERDUE Simply Smart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS – WHOLE GRAIN,” 12 oz trays containing “PERDUE Simply Smart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST STRIPS – WHOLE GRAIN,” 10-lb. bulk boxes of “Chef Quik Breaded Chicken Tenders Boneless Tender Shaped Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat,” and 10-lb. bulk boxes of “Chef Quik Chicken Breast Strips Strip Shaped Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat.”  The products bear establishment number “EST. P-369” inside the USDA mark of inspection.  The products were shipped to retail locations nationwide.  Consumers who purchased the effected products are urged not to eat them.  They should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.  For full recall details visit https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-064-2019-release

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