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Today's Top Stories - Monday October 12th, 2020

Addison School Returns To Hybrid Learning Tomorrow
Addison Central School will return to a hybrid learning schedule starting tomorrow. Hybrid learning  will be implemented in the school district with the exception of one classroom at Tuscarora Elementary School, where a staff member recently tested positive for COVID-19. The first day of classes, tomorrow, will be a “B” in-person day.

 

Bath Man Arrested on Felony Drug Charges
Bath man Jason York faces several drug-related felony charges. The 41-year-old York allegedly sold narcotics in the Village of Bath this past spring. He was arraigned on 2 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of criminal sale of a controlled substance.

 

Village of Bath Leaf Collection Starts in One Week
The annual fall leaf collection for Village of Bath residents begins in one week on Monday, October 19th. All leaves must be raked or bagged and brought out to the curb for collection. Residents are asked to please place leaves between the sidewalk and street or edge of street, without covering storm drain grates. Crews will begin collecting leaves on the West Side of the village and work their way Eastward. No brush or trash will be accepted.

 

Market Street Eater “FLX Hospitality” Opening Soon
A new eatery on Market Street in Corning will open its doors to the public in the coming months. Formerly known as the old Tony R Steakhouse, the building will be renovated into a wine enthusiast restaurant chain called "FLX Hospitality" adding to the chain with locations already in Geneva, Rochester and Dundee. No specific opening date has been announced but according to a sign on the storefront window, they are now hiring for the new location and eager to join the Corning community.


Steuben and Southern Tier Face Moderate Drought
Steuben County and portions of the Southern Tier remain in a moderate drought resulting in a continued elevation of fire danger. Worse conditions are reported meanwhile in Northern New York around Lewis County as this region experiences severe drought.

 

Bills’ Game Schedule Changes Following NFL COVID Cases
The Buffalo Bills will play tomorrow night on WABH against the Titans in Nashville at 7pm. Scheduling changes have also been made to The Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Week 6 game which has been moved from this Thursday to Monday, October 19th at 5:00 p.m. The Titans reported another positive test result for COVID-19 involving one of the coaches Sunday and at this time, it's unclear if the game will be pushed back again. To hear the game, tune into WABH 1380 AM, FM 100.3 or stream online at 1380wabh.com  

 

Steuben DSS Announces P-EBT Relief & Online Applications
Steuben County DSS announced those in Steuben County looking to apply for food, heating, Medicaid and temporary assistance benefits may now apply online. Applications for those benefits are located at the site: mybenefits.ny.gov where people can apply for one or multiple programs and upload supporting documents once they have created an account, they can apply directly or upload documents at a later time using the new free mobile app, NYDocSubmit. Parents or caretakers of a child who received free or reduced priced meals in school during the 2019-2020 school year will be receiving the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) food benefits. There is no need to apply for P-EBT benefits as families should receive a benefit card in the mail. Any family that meets these criteria and has does not receive a card from the State should contact the P-EBT Food Benefits Helpline at 1-833-452-0096.
For more information about P-EBT please visit:
https://otda.ny.gov/SNAP-COVID-19/Frequently-Asked-Questions-Pandemic-EBT.asp
Those looking to learn if they’re eligible or current benefits recipients who are unable to use the online services should contact Steuben County DSS at (607) 664-2000, and leave a message with a contact number for a follow-up interview. For immediate help, call 2-1-1.

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