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Top Stories, September 1, 2022

Section V Ticket Prices Are Going Up This Fall 

Section V officials announced yesterday that starting this fall, tickets that were previously $5.00 will now be $6.00 in the early rounds, and then $6.00 + surcharge for a digital ticket or $8.00 cash for the Sectional semi-finals and finals. For any Regional events Section V hosts the cost will be $7.00 + surcharge for a digital ticket or a $10.00 cash option.


Zeldin: Stop The HALT Act 

When Congressman Lee Zeldin was in Elmira yesterday with Assemblyman Phil Palmesano and State Senator Tom O’Mara, Zeldin called for an end to the HALT Act.  The HALT Act, stopped prison guards from being able to put inmates into solitary confinement, as a punishment for getting into fights with guards, and/or other inmates.  Supporters of the HALT Act maintain that solitary confinement is a cruel punishment.


Steuben Co Issues Statement About Weather Emergencies

While flash floods and snowstorms may be somewhat regular events in Steuben, that doesn’t mean preparation should be taken for granted, he said.  Marshall urged county residents to participate, with their children, in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Preparedness Month with its theme of “Lasting Legacy.”  “Children are the future and an important part of building a countywide culture of preparedness,” he said.  “Prepare your kids for disasters and emergencies. Take time to make a plan and have conversations about preparedness. Help them know how to stay safe and navigate potentially scary situations.”  FEMA offers several “Lasting Legacy” online resources for talking with children and teens such as Ready.gov/September and Ready.gov. A website for Spanish speakers, Listo.gov, was a popular part
of FEMA’s 2021 campaign to reach Spanish speakers and remains as an important online resource.
Local alerts and warnings from the National Weather Service for up to five locations nationwide are on FEMA’s
app, located on Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.
Steuben’s early warning app, Ready Steuben, also is available through the Google Play and the Apple App stores.
Steuben residents also may sign up for CodeRED notifications at https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-
More information on “Lasting Legacy” will be posted each Sunday throughout September
at https://www.facebook.com/SteubenCountyOES and https://www.facebook.com/1.SteubenCountyNY


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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