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Today's Top Stories - Tuesday, July 9th

Bath Man Arrested for Allegedly Selling Drugs:


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of a Bath man following investigation into the sale of crystal methamphetamine in the downtown Bath area.  55-year-old Warren Hoffman was arrested on 2 different Steuben County Court indictment warrants for 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.  He was sent to the Steuben County jail with bail set at $10,000 cash on each indictment.  Additionally, Hoffman was arrested on a New York State Parole warrant as he is currently on parole supervision for 2 robberies and a felony assault.



Corning Man Arrested in Bath Incident:


A Corning man is facing multiple charges after he was arrested during an incident in Bath.  According to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a residence on East William Street on July 7th to investigate a reported violation of an order of protection.  It’s alleged that 37-year-old Joshua Sanford unlawfully entered the residence in violation of the order and allegedly acted in a manner likely to be injurious to the welfare of a child at the residence.  Sanford was charged with criminal contempt, burglary, and endangering the welfare of a child.  He was arraigned and held in lieu of $10,000 bail.



Hornell Rotary Future Uncertain:


After 100 years of service, the Hornell Rotary Club may soon be no more.  Recently, the club announced on its Facebook page that its membership numbers are too low to sustain operations and that unless membership increases soon it will no longer be able to function.  In an effort to save the club, it is targeting recruitment of at least five new, active members by September 30th.  If membership doesn’t improve by then, the club will decide to disband.  The next meeting of the Hornell Rotary will be July 12th at noon its usual meeting spot at JC’s Café.  Lunch is $9 and prospective members can learn about the club and all that it offers.   



Travel Advisory – Route 14A Near Windmill:


Work got underway Monday on pavement rehabilitation on State Route 14A near the Windmill Market in Penn Yan.  The project stretches from Hoyt Road north to the intersection of State Route 54, or Lake Street, in the village.  Work is expected to last approximately two weeks, weather permitting.  Traffic will be maintained with a one lane, two-way alternating flagging operation.  Motorists should expect delays.



Final Week to Vote for WGI in USA Today Competition:


The USA Today’s “Best NASCAR Track” competition is now in the homestretch.  This is the last week that fans can vote for their favorite tracks, including our own local Watkins Glen International, which is hoping to repeat the title for the fourth time.  Anyone can vote once a day, every day until Monday, July 15th at noon.  WGI previously won the competition in 2016, 2017, and 2018, and it is currently running in the lead again this year.  To vote, visit https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-nascar-track-2019/

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