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October 23, 2023

The Sheriff Says A Shot Fired In Bath During Break-In

From The Sheriifs Dept:  Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on October 21, 2023, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Patrick J. Phillips, age 36, of Rumsey Street, Bath, New York, following an investigation of an alleged attempted entry into a dwelling with a shot fired through a residential door. It is alleged that Mr. Phillips attempted to unlawfully enter a dwelling and fired a shotgun round through the door of that dwelling before leaving in a reported stolen vehicle. Deputies located Mr. Phillips on Nash Road in the Town of Bath, after he allegedly crashed a stolen vehicle, disarmed him, and took him into custody with the assistance of the New York State Police. Mr. Phillips was charged with Burglary in the First Degree, a class C. Felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, a class D Felony and Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, also a class D Felony. Mr. Phillips was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail. The investigation is ongoing with several scenes being processed for evidence. Further charges are anticipated. Mr. Phillips was taken to a medical center for treatment of wounds sustained in the vehicle crash, treated and released and returned to custody.  Sheriff Allard thanks the New York State Police and the Village of Bath Police Department for their assistance in this investigation and arrest.


Youth In Government Program Members Honored Today

WHEREAS, the Steuben County Youth in Government Intern Program was established in 1983, initially through a contract with Cornell Cooperative Extension, and then provided as a youth service program of the Steuben County Youth Bureau; and WHEREAS, the Youth in Government Intern Program encourages high school juniors and seniors to become more involved in the political process, offering them a unique hands-on experience with Steuben County Government and providing them with an overview of county departments, the legislative process, and the various public service career opportunities; and WHEREAS, since its inception, over 1,350 Steuben County students have participated in the program, representing all school districts in the County; and WHEREAS, several Youth in Government graduates have pursued careers in all levels of government, including many who currently work for, or represent constituents of, Steuben County; and WHEREAS, the success of this program warrants recognition on the 40th anniversary of its creation.   NOW THEREFORE, I, SCOTT J. VANETTEN, Chairman of the Steuben County Legislature, on behalf of the members of this Legislature and as a graduate of the first class of the Youth in Government program, do hereby recognize the Steuben County Youth in Government Intern Program on the occasion of its Anniversary.


Yates County Child Gets Sick From THC-Laced Brownie

In Yates County, the sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of two adults, ages 38 and 40, who reportedly allowed a young girl to eat a brownie with THC in it.  Officials say, the girl got very sick.  The 38 year old woman and the 40 year old man, are each charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  The incident is alleged to have happened on September 8.  The two suspects were charged this past Friday. 

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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