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Top Stories, September 12, 2022

Accident/Blotter News From State Police 

State Police report that there was a two vehicle accident on Route 415 in Bath over the weekend, the drivers were from Elmira and Bath, one person was injured in that accident.  The name of the person injured was not released.  Troopers also report that a 29 year old East Rochester woman is charged for allegedly trying to bring contraband into an Elmira prison.  The East Rochester woman was issued an appearance ticket.


September 12, 2022, Covid Update For Steuben Co

From County Public Health:  179 new COVID cases have been reported since last Tuesday's update. The community level has dropped to low.  If you're ready for your bivalent booster (or if you want to start the COVID vaccine series), give us a call at 607-664-2438 to get scheduled. Our next clinic is this Wednesday, September 14.


Zeldin And Hochul Attend Yesterday's NYC 9/11 Events

Both Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul and her Republican opponent Congressman Lee Zeldin, were at Ground Zero in Manhattan yesterday morning for the 9/11 ceremonies.  Governor Hochul stated, "As we mark the twenty-first anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania, we remember the victims and the brave first responders who lost their lives”.  Congressman Zeldin says, “We remember witnessing ordinary Americans - first responders, everyday New Yorkers, National Guardsmen and others - become extraordinary heroes.”  There were also 9/11 ceremonies in Hornell and Elmira. 


New Poll Has Hochul Ahead Of Zeldin

A new Emerson Poll out, shows Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul 15 points ahead of Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin.


Sen Gillibrand: 9/11 Victims Still Need Medical $$$

From U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: "If we don't fix the World Trade Center Health Program's impending budget shortfall, responders and survivors may not get the health care they were promised.  We need to act now to ensure they get the care they need and deserve."


Unintended Consequences Of New Gun Laws

A civil war re-enactment event that had been scheduled for this month in the Allegany County Town of Angelica, has been cancelled.  Event organizers say that’s because of the possibility of participants getting arrested, because of new gun laws in New York State, that went into effect September 1st, a law that ban handguns on streets and parks.  Civil war organizers are complaining that there is no exemption for their events.  "It's a sad thing, it does nothing to prevent crime," said Civil War Re-enactor Dr. Spencer Annabel.  "It's virtually made civil war events illegal in New York State, except on private land." 


Schumer: Cornell To Lead Innovation Corps Hub

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the National Science Foundation has awarded $15 million to establish a new federal Innovation Corps Hub.  Schumer says, Cornell University, the University at Buffalo, Syracuse University, RIT, Binghamton University, and the U of R will be using this money to work on the Innovation Corps Hub. 

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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