O'Mara: Proposing A New Speed Limit
State Senator Tom O'Mara is trying to get a law passed, so that highways where the speed limit is 65, goes up to 70mph. If the bill is passed it goes into effect immediately.
Langworthy's And Tenney's Health Care Worker Bills
Republican Congressman Nick Langworthy says he’s supporting a bill called the Freedom For Healthcare workers act, that would eliminate the vaccine mandate for federal health care workers. Langworthy held a press conference in Erie County yesterday about this. "It will eliminate the vaccine mandate for health care workers, in federal health care situations," Langworthy told reporters. In a related story, Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney is reintroducing the Employment Freedom for All Act, and if it’s passed, Tenney says it would give all workers, including health care workers, the ability to get out of non-compete agreements if the worker was fired for not receiving the COVID vaccine. Governor Kathy Hochul maintains that the unvaccinated health care workers are a danger to patients.
Comprehensive Plan Hearing Is Today
The Steuben County public hearing about the county’s comprehensive plan, is going on this afternoon (2pm-6pm) at the County Annex Building, 20 East Morris Street in Bath.
Accident In Allegany County Last Night
On January 30, 2023 at 9:00 P.M., Troopers out of SP Amity responded to I-86 west bound in the town of Angelica for a vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer. Investigation determined that a 2009 Kia Optima was traveling west bound on I-86 and lost control. The Kia spun multiple times, striking the guide rails on both sides of the I-86. The Kia came to rest in the left land and was struck by a 2022 Volkswagen tractor trailer traveling west bound. Both occupants of the Kia were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for serious injuries. The Volkswagen operator had no injuries. Troopers say that this is an active investigation.
Funeral Was Yesterday, For Bishop Of Rochester
WROC reports that the funeral mass for Bishop Matthew Clark, was held Monday morning, at Sacred Heart Cathederal in Rochester. The mass was said by Fr Joseph Hart…Bishop Clark was the bishop of Rochester region Catholics from 1979-2012.
Domestic Dispute Results In Numerous Charges In Bath
The Steuben County Sheriff's Dept reports - There was a domestic dispute in Bath, no injuries were reported. Both people involved, a 35 year old male and a 35 year old female, were charged with 2nd degree criminal contempts because the two people allegedly violated the protection orders against them being around each other, the male was also charged with 4th degree criminal mischief and the female was ticketed for 2nd degree menacing.