Fatal Accident On I-86
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that there was a fatal accident in the noon hour today, on I-86 between Bath and Kanona. No names or details are out yet.
Covid News From Albany
New covid positive numbers from the governor:
Steuben county 28 new cases
Chemung county – 21 new cases
Allegany county 5 new cases
Road Work In Avoca Is Coming Up Next Month
County Route 70, in the Town of Avoca, will be closed to all traffic between Wessels Road and County Route 6, Monday August 15th through Tuesday August 23rd from 7:00am to 4:00pm. The road will be closed in order to replace a culvert pipe. There will be no onsite detour.
Opposite Reactions To Chips And Science Act
Governor Kathy Hochul says, "The passage of the federal CHIPS and Science Act will create a stronger, brighter economic future for New York…But, Utica republican congresswoman Claudia tenney says, the chips and science act legislation that the democrats got passed in congress, will help china and not American small manufacturers...tenney says, senators marco rubio, tom cotton and portman, tried to get amendments in that would help American manufacturing but those republicans were voted down.
Nat'l Weather Service: A Tornado Hit Wyoming County
A tornado going 115 miles an hour touched down in Wyoming County at approximately 10:40am Thursday in the town of java just south of the intersection of NY Route 78 and Chaffee rd. The tornado then moved along an east-northeast path near route 78 for approximately 10 miles before dissipating near Gainesville just west of ny route 19 at about 10:55 am edt. The tornado was on the ground for approximately 15 minutes. The tornado did significant damage to a barn, with one portion of the barn being displaced 20 to 30 yards, and another portion sustaining significant damage. trees were blown down on several residences along the path, producing damage to homes. roof and shingle damage was noted on several other residences,
Big Event In Downtown Hornell This Weekend
The Gus Macker Basketball Tournament is happening this weekend in downtown Hornell. Thousands are watching on the sidewalks of Main Street, thousands come in and out playing basketball out in the heat today.