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Top Stories, July 11, 2023

Troopers: Who Is Skimming At The Erwin Walmart Store?

From State Police: The New York State Police in SP Painted Post is investigating the use of a credit card skimming device at Walmart in the town of Erwin, Steuben County. Store employees discovered the device and immediately removed it. The skimming device had been manufactured to fit over the existing credit card scanner. It was equipped with a similar keypad and markings and was used to steal account information from unsuspecting customers. 

The investigation determined that three subjects had entered the establishment on the morning of July 3, 2023, and secretly installed the device. The investigation further revealed that these same individuals are suspected of conducting numerous similar incidents throughout the Southern Tier and Central New York areas. 

Shoppers are reminded to check for inconsistencies with the equipment when swiping their cards. Signs may include loose-fitting covers, misaligned card readers, or an oversized appearance. Anyone with information is asked to contact the New York State Police SP Painted Post at 607-962-3282.


Mayor Sweet: Wanna Win $10 Million For A Project In Bath?

Have you ever heard of the state program called New York Forward?  They give away $10 million dollars in state money, for projects in towns across the state and Bath Village Mayor Michael Sweet wants to get some of that money for the village.  According to Mayor Sweet, there’s a public meeting coming up about how you can win some money for a project, that meeting will be August 7th at 6pm at the Bath Fire Station.


Canandaigua Flooded 

Assemblywoman Majorie Byrnes says a lot of Ontario County residents have been affected by the flooding there.  (Flooding hit Sunday night and there was a lot of it all over the streets of Canandaigua).   Byrnes has half of Ontario County in her district. 

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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