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Top Stories, October 26, 2022

Successful Training Session For Bath Police Officer

Bath Village Police Officer Robberson and his K9 Bud, have completed their first Yates County Sheriff’s annual K9 seminar. Officer Roberson and Bud, were certified in narcotics and tracking.


Early Voting Starts This Coming Saturday

Steuben County’s Board of Elections Commissioners remind all registered voters in the county they may cast their General Election ballot beginning Saturday (Oct. 29) at three Early Voting locations. “Many voters find it more convenient to vote when they are out running errands, others want to vote in person before heading south,” said county Democratic Commissioner Colleen Hauryski.  The locations include the Steuben County Annex in Bath, the Community Art Center in Hornell and the USWA 1000 Union Hall in Corning.

The commissioners stressed anyone casting a ballot during the Early Voting period – which lasts through Nov. 6 — may cast their ballots once. “Early voting is the same as voting on Election Day, except you have nine days and three locations to
choose from,” said Republican Commissioner Veronica Olin. “Voters are only allowed to vote once, either during early voting or on election day.”

Early Voting from Oct. 29 through Nov. 6 is available to all registered voters at the three locations noted above:

Ø 9 am to 5 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Ø 10 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday
Voters that wish to vote only on Election Day may do so from 6 am until 9 pm. Nov. 8 at their regularly assigned poll site, the commissioners said.
The ballots this year include two propositions on the back side, including one calling for the county Legislature’s districts to be reduced from 13 to 11, with representation remaining at 17 legislators. For more information on early voting, ballots and Nov. 8 polling places go to the Steuben County Board of Elections website at www.steubencountyny.gov/boe or call (607) 664-2260.


Prescription Drug Bottle Take Back Day

There are prescription drug bottle take back days, coming up in the region this weekend.  One is in Bath the other is in Elmira.  The hours for both events are 10am to 200pm Saturday, October 29.  In Bath, it will be held at the Steuben County Public Safety Building.  In Elmira, it will be at two locations: The West Elmira Fire Dept, and the Southport Fire Dept (both fire dept's are in Elmira City Limits).  


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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