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Today's Top Stories - Wednesday November 18th, 2020

Bath Village Street Department Reminds of Leaf Pick-up
Village of Bath reminds residents to get their leaves out to the road. The Street Department will not be picking up brush or debris so please only put leaves in your pile by the curb. Leaf cleanup will continue for a week or two as weather permits.

 

Canisteo’s CR 128 Closed from 11/30-12/3
County Public Works announces County Route 128, between the CR 119 turnoff and Depot Street in the Town of Canisteo will be closed to all through traffic from 9 am to 3 pm from Monday Nov. 30th – Thursday Dec. 3rd for road repair. There will be no on-site detour.

 

Steuben Reports 2 New COVID Deaths
The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of the death of two individuals who had previously tested positive for COVID-19.  This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 87.  The individuals were both residents of Absolut Care Three Rivers; one was a female who died at age 95 and the other was a male who died at age 92. 

 

Allard Responds to Governor’s Holiday Gatherings Order
In response to inquiries concerning enforcement of the Governor’s Order restricting private residential gatherings to ten persons or less, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office will continue to support the Public Health Department in the COVID-19 response protocols.  Sheriff Jim Allard said in a statement: “It is everyone’s responsibility to keep our community safe and healthy, and to not unnecessarily subject any of our family or neighbors to avoidable infection.” Allard also reassured that deputies will not be peaking in your window or attempting to enter your property to count the number of persons at your table on Thanksgiving. Sheriff Allard says he encourages all citizens of Steuben County to abide by the COVID-19 response protocols as established by the Governor relative to gatherings in private residences.  Allard also mentioned that keeping social circles as small as possible, especially during the holidays, will allow us to better weather the storm.  

 

Hornell Woman Arrested After Collision in Ossian
Livingston county deputies arrested a Steuben County woman for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation after a motor vehicle crash. It happened on Linzy Road in Ossian. The investigation revealed that a vehicle being operated by 29-year-old Sarah J. King from Hornell was backing into the roadway. While doing so, it is alleged King backed into the path of a westbound vehicle and caused the collision. A records check revealed that King’s driver’s license was suspended a total of twelve (12) times and that she was in possession of a metal pipe commonly used to smoke drugs. King was arrested and charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Driving While Ability Impaired by a Combination of Drugs, felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree, along with violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law including Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle.  Additional court action is pending.

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