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Today's Top Stories- Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Jasper-Troupsburg School Needs Bottled Water
Clean-up has begun at Jasper-Troupsburg Central School District following last week’s severe flooding damage to the school according to Superintendent LeeAnne Jordan. Bottled water is needed and donations are being accepted at the Servpro tent at the high school. Crews are working to get the vacant Canisteo school building ready for students by September 8th.

 

Hochul Sworn in As Governor This Morning
Newly-sworn in Governor Kathy Hochul spoke at her inaugural address this morning where she said her top priorities included battling COVID and getting direct aid to New York more quickly while promising a “fresh, collaborative approach” to government, and to “change the culture of Albany”. The 62-year-old Buffalo native was sworn in as New York’s 57th Governor after the former Governor Cuomo stepped down at midnight. She is the state’s first woman to serve as governor. 

 

Red Cross Re-establishing Some Disaster Shelters in Steuben County

The American Red Cross has re-established some of the disaster shelters in Steuben County. Now, the shelter in Addison at Tuscarora Elementary School has reopened after last week’s flash flooding from Tropical Storm Fred. The state of emergency for West Union, Woodhull, Troupsburg, Tuscarora, Greenwood, Canisteo, Jasper and Addison remains active.

 

Bath Police Arrest Pair for Weapons Violations
Bath Police have arrested two people for allegedly possessing multiple weapons during a traffic stop. 33-year-old William Delio and 25-year-old Brittany Hyde were arrested for driving a car with a suspended license. During the stop, police said they found multiple weapons in the car. Hyde was given an appearance ticket and was released. Delio was on parole and remanded to the Steuben County Jail.

 

31-Year-Old Woodhull Woman Dies in Floods Last Week
Clean up from last week’s deadly and devastating floods continues across the Twin Tiers, with Woodhull, New York bearing the brunt of the damage. A mother, 31-year-old Klarissa Bivin’s died during the recent flooding in Steuben County. According to her obituary, Bivin’s had a “mother’s heart” and was devoted to her son Logan. She enjoyed cooking and baking with her family. As of Monday, this was the only confirmed fatality in the Twin Tiers as a result of the flash flooding.

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