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Top Stories, September 27, 2023

House Fire On Tuesday Morning In Early Morning Hours

There was a house fire in the town of Pulteney Tuesday morning in the 3am hour.  Steuben County Public Safety Director Tim Marshall says that there were no injuries, but the house was very much on fire at the time that the Pulteney Fire Department arrived.  The cause of the fire was a malfunctioning furnace.  The Pulteney Fire Dept. was assisted by fire departments from Hammondsport, Prattsburgh and Bath with Branchport  and Kanona on standby.   


D.E.C. To Hold An Informational Meeting In Bath

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that they are seeking volunteers to participate in the Winter Raptor Surveys for the 2023-2024 season.  DEC wildlife personnel are holding an information session on October 5 at 7 p.m. at Ted Markham Nature Center, 6732 Mossy Bank Park Road, Bath.  DEC's goal is to identify habitat used by threatened northern harriers and endangered short-eared owls during their nonbreeding, wintering period. Stationary surveys are conducted from mid-November to late April and begin one hour before sunset.


Bath Gas Electric & Water: Doing Flow Testing Today

From BGEW:  There will be a high potential for discolored water tomorrow, Wednesday, September 27, 2023, as a result of flow testing activities near NYS-415 and May Street. Flow testing will begin tomorrow at 10am.  We ask that you run cold water until ensuring your water is clear. We also ask that you avoid running hot water and washing whites during this time.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding.


NYS Attorney General Is Joining Lawsuit Against Amazon

State Attorney General Leticia James is joining 17 other states in suing Amazon.  This lawsuit alleges that Amazon’s actions allow it to stop rivals and sellers from lowering prices, degrade quality for shoppers, overcharge sellers, stifle innovation, and prevent rivals from fairly competing against Amazon.   

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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