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Top Stories, August 10, 2023

Cohocton Man Charged After Alleged Domestic Dispute

From The Steuben Co Sheriffs Dept: Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on August 8, 2023, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Timothy A. MacDougal, Jr., age 38, of Lake Hollow Road, Cohocton, New York, in response to a report of a person being assaulted in a domestic incident in Cohocton.  It is alleged that Mr. MacDougal choked and injured another person. It is further alleged that the victim was under the age of 17 and that Mr. MacDougal acted in a manner likely to endanger that person.  Mr. MacDougal was charged with Assault in the Third Degree, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  Mr. MacDougal was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.

 

MIsuse Of Foodstamps/Petit Larceny Charges 

From The Steuben Co Sheriffs Dept:  Sheriff Jim Allard also reports that on August 10, 2023, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kierstan A. Smith, age 32, of South Main Street, Elmira, New York.  It is alleged that Ms. Smith was wanted on warrants issued by the Town of Erwin Court, Corning City Court and Bath Village Court.  Ms. Smith was charged with Misuse of Food Stamps and Petit Larceny, and arraigned on the associated warrants. Ms. Smith was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and held in lieu of $250 bail.  Sheriff Allard thanks the Elmira City Police Department for their assistance in this arrest.

 

Palmesano: Electric School Bus Update

Corning Republican Assemblyman Phil Palmesano says the state’s plan’s for electric vehicles is to first, focus on getting all electric school buses.  Palmesano says, the state’s plan for that is to have all electric buses by 2035.   The Corning Republican questions the wisdom of the state's Climate Action Council on this issue.  Among his concerns: what happens if there is a battery fire on the electric bus?  

 

Gov Hochul: On Fighting Online Thefts/Cyber Crime

Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul says the state is expanding SUNY programs to get into more high tech cyber research.  The governor says the FBI says there were more than 25,000 New York State residents who were cybercrime victims in 2022.  During her speech on this, the governor said this, about Articificial intelligence and human beings, working to fight this problem. 

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