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Today's Top Stories - Thursday February 20th, 2020

Bath Man Arrested for Misuse of Food Stamps
Steuben County Sheriff's Office reports deputies arrested Derrick Ritchie of Bath. Allegedly in November 2018, Mr. Ritchie used another person’s benefit card issued by the Steuben County Department of Social Services while they were incarcerated in the Steuben County Jail. As a result, Mr. Ritchie obtained benefits which he was not entitled nor authorized to receive in the amount of $241.63. Ritchie is charged with six counts of Misuse of Food Stampsand one count of Petit Larceny. Mr. Ritchie was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Village of Bath Court at a later date. 


Woman Crashes Into Painted Post Restaurant
An elderly woman attempting to park in front of Pierri's Central Restaurant in Painted Post accidentally slammed the car into the building, according to officials. A Painted Post Patrolman said only one major injury was caused inside the restuarant by the accident. Painted Post Police, Fire and Ambulance all responded to the incident and no charges have been filed yet. 


Corning Man Charged with Burglary
A Corning man was charged Tuesday with Burglarly and other violations after an incident. Bobbi Crane of Pearl Avenue was charged with third-degree burglary, petit larceny and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He will return to Corning Court at a later date.


Campbell-Savona Board of Education Holding Monday Meeting
The Campbell-Savona Board of Education will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m on Monday February 24th. The board meets at the Multipurpose Room of Campbell-Savona Junior/ Senior High School in Campbell.


CCC Will Cut Some Classes This Year
Corning Community College announced some of its classes will be cut this year as CCC faces enrollment changes and an enrollment decline of 21 percent in the past 10 years. Among the classes cut are automotive, early childhood studies, manufacturing technology, human services and health and physical education studies. The school says that they based their decisions to cut classes based on a one-year study that determined what areas CCC could safely cut. 


Rochester Man Arrested for Threatening to Assasinate Politicians
A man from the Rochester area was charged with threatening to kill Democratic politicians Senator Charles Schumer and California Congressman Adam Schiff. The US Attorney's Office says Greece man Salvatore Lippa left a threatening voicemail at the Washington office number of Congressman Schiff on January 23rd. Senator Schumer's Albany office received a similar message from Lippa earlier this month. Schiff admitted to US Capitol Police he made these calls because he was upset Trump was getting impeached. Lippa appeared in court yesterday afternoon.


Wegman's Named Third Best Company to Work For by Forbes
Wegman's was once again named one of the 100 best companies to work for by Fortune magazine. The supermarket chain came in 3rd this year. The ranking is based on survey feedback from 650,000 employees with respondents rating their workplace culture on criteria that includes compensation, fairness and trust in managers. It was the 23rd year in a row Wegman's made this list and 16th year it was ranked in the top 10 companies. 

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