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Hornell Man Arrested for Murder of ARC Client
A Hornell man has been sent to Steuben County Jail on charges of murder without bail. Police said 65-year-old Alan Schultheis is accused of killing a resident at a Hornell Arc home where he was employed on Elm Street. District Attorney Brooks Baker said the investigation and arrest happened quickly and Schultheis has been charged with second-degree Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence In the First Degree. The investigation is ongoing.

 

CCE Offers Medicare Workshop Later This Month
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is to host the Medicare workshop titled, “Unraveling the Alphabet Soup of Medicare: Parts A, B, C and D.”The workshop will be held 1 to 3 p.m.  Wednesday, November 25 at the Steuben County Office Building Annex on East Morris Street in Bath. The program will give a brief overview of what Medicare is, what options may be and a few essential things to know. Attendance is free but registration is required by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-664-2300.

 

Rochester Man Arrested Following Four-Month Drug Investigation
An 18-year-old Rochester man was arrested on drug charges Monday stemming from a four-month investigation by the Bath Village Police, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Corning City Police and the Steuben County District Attorney. Aaron J.T. Graham was charged with three counts of third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance.

 

US Apple Asscn. Thanks Reed for Farm Workforce Modernization Act
The U.S. Apple Association has praised Congressman Tom Reed for supporting the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act as well as the major agricultural labor reforms supporting the growth of the US apple industry that relies heavily on foreign labor. The US Apple Association is a national trade association representing all segments of the apple industry and has members that include 40 state and regional associations that represent thousands of apple growers in the country.

 

State Mobile Sports Betting Bill Stalled Awaiting April Report
Though there has been a push from lawmakers in Albany to approve statewide mobile sports betting, it is unlikely New York will repeal its restrictions to betting by in-person wagers at Upstate casinos only. State legislators were supposed to release a report on the pros and cons of mobile sports betting in the next few weeks but the report has been delayed for release to April. A bill to legitimize mobile sports betting in New York passed the state Senate, but did not get approved in the Assembly due partially to worries the Governor would end up vetoing it.

 

Gillibrand Pushes “Credit for Caring” Act
US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is revealing a new law supporting caregivers of those with disabilities. Under the “Credit for Caring” Act, up to a $3,000 tax credit would be provided for New Yorkers caring for family members with a behavioral or medical condition or disability. According to Gillibrand, there are about 2,600,000 unpaid caregivers across the state that deserve this support.

 

NY Lawmaker Wants Law to Make Daylight Savings Time Permanent
One New York State lawmaker says he plans on introducing legislation that would make daylight savings time permanent. Senator James Skoufis says he would introduce a bill that would end advancing clocks in the spring and setting them back in the autumn. Skoufis’ reasoning for the proposed change is because he says the back and forth time changes are “rooted in World War I History” and “annoying and stupid.” He says his measure would reduce crime, energy consumption and vehicle and pedestrian fatalities.

 

Projected Results Posted for Steuben Elections
Results for yesterday’s Steuben County elections have been posted but are not yet officiated. Projected winners in the races are as follows:

 

Steuben County Legislature - 1st District
Paul VanCaeseele wins over Randolph Weaver

 

Steuben County Legislature - 2nd District
Steven Maio (D) winning over Allison Hunt (R)

 

Steuben County Legislature - District 7
Mark Rondinaro (R) over Paul Bartow (D)

 

Steuben County Legislature - District 8
Gary Gray (R) over Maggie Coffey (D)

 

City of Corning Mayor
Bill Boland (D) over Elizabeth Whitehouse

 

Hornell Alderman - 3rd Ward
John Allison (D) over Molly Liberto (R)

 

Hornell Alderman - 7th Ward
Kevin Valentine (R) over Frederick Lehman (D)

 

Hornell Alderman - 9th Ward
Steven Shinebarger (R) over Ronald Nasca (D)

 

Town of Bradford Council - Vote for 2
Andrea English (D)  and Donna Matthews (R)


Town of Bradford Superintendent of Highways
Rodney Hoad (R) over David Mendez (D)

 

Town of Campbell Town Clerk
Michelle Seeley (R) over Shirley Kirkham (D)

 

Town of Cohocton Supervisor
Judith Hall (R) over Bill Waggoner (COM) 

 

Town of Cohocton Council (Vote for 2)
Jan Kastberg (R) and Milton Levesque (R)

 

Town of Jasper Superintendent of Highways
Darrell Brewer (D) over Scott Murphy (WFP)

 

Town of Lindley Superintendent of Highways
Kevin Putnam (R)  over Marc Stocum (GRA)

 

Town of Urbana Supervisor
Edward Stull (R) over Bee Keck (D)

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