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Top Stories, June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022 Covid Update

Steuben County Public Health reports that an 86 year old Corning man who was covid positive has died.  Also, there are 167 new cases of the covid since last Monday. 


Police Contract Worked Out 

Bath Mayor Mike Sweet says that on Friday, he and the PBA President signed the new police department contract.  Sweet says that this is a good contract for both the Bath PD and Bath Village taxpayers.  "we appreciate our men and women in blue and thank you for all that you do for the village of Bath," Sweet stated. 


Another Successful Dairy Festival 

From Steuben County Legislative Spokesperson Mary Perham: Thousands lined Liberty Street in Bath to mark the importance of the dairy industry in Steuben County.  It was the 66th year of the Dairy Festival.  The Big Blue Band of Haverling High School led local six bands as the parade featured dozens of floats celebrating the theme, "Dairyland Reflections."   The day-long celebration also included flea, craft and food vendors, a display of tractor and agricultural implements, a photo contest, car show, K-9 demonstration, free cheese, milk and yougurt, a chicken barbecue, bicycle giveaway, Patriot Pulling and Outlaw Pulling shows. 


Local Accidents In The News 

State Police say, there were three late night accidents in Avoca recently.  One accident involved a 28 year old woman from Canisteo, one involved a 37 year old man from South Carolina, and the other was a collision between a Hornell resident and a Wellsville resident.  Also, there was a two vehicle collision in bath recently, involving a 68 year old Bath man and a 65 year old Avoca man.  There were no injuries reported.  


Hornell Native Helps His Son In This Weekend's Big Movie 

It’s being reported by entertainment news outlets, that both Tom Cruise and Hornell native/actor Bill Pullman, gave advice to Bill Pullman’s son Lewis Pullman, who played the role of Bob, in Top Gun 2, which came out over the weekend.  That info comes from Lewis Pullman, who says that his father Bill, and Tom Cruise were instrumental in helping him out in the  new summer blockbuster Top Gun 2. 


FCC File

On January 4, 2024 Tower Broadcasting, LLC, licensee of call signs: WABH, 1380.0, Bath, New York; W293CE, 106.5, Bath, New York; W262CX, 100.3, Bath, New York; and WVIN-FM, 98.3, Bath, New York, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer control of its broadcast licenses to the Estate of Gordon Ichikawa.  Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit:  https://publicfiles.fcc.gov and search in the public files of the stations.

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