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Top Stories, June 7, 2022

A Possible Sewer District 

The Bath Town Board is considering forming a sewer district.  What we know about this is, an engineering report has been completed, and the district will be in the Lake Salubria  area.  There will be a public informational meeting about this, on Thursday, in the High School Cafeteria, at Haverling High School.  Officials say that facemasks are optional, and there will be a zoom video stream.


Water Main Work Overnight 

Beginning 11:00pm tonight, until 7:00am tomorrow, the block of East Morris Street in Bath, between Wilson Avenue/Davidson Way and Halsey Street will be closed. Officials say that that area will be closed so that we can safely locate and repair a water leak.


Elmira Man Will Do Over 10 Years In Prison 

The U.S. Attorney also says Lamar Thompkins, 35, of Elmira, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, was sentenced to serve 121 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.


Gillibrand: Working To Help Vets, With Burn Pit Issues

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is continuing to work to get a new law passed, to help military members who were near burn pits, in their military years.  Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke on the Senate floor to urge her colleagues to pass the bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act. The bill includes provisions from Senator Gillibrand’s bipartisan Presumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act, which would help millions of service members and veterans who have been exposed to the toxic fumes from burn pits.


Stefanik Backs Paladino 

Some behind the scenes politics is going on in the congressional race for the new 23rd.   Officials say that Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R, Syracuse) is throwing her support behind Buffalo billionaire Carl Paladino.  That means that elise Stefanik is going up against state GOP chairman Nick Langworthy, because Langworthy is circulating petitions to run in the new 23rd himself.  There will likely be a primary between Nick Langworthy and Carl Paladino.

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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