Top Stories, April 28, 2022


State Police are reporting that there was a two vehicle accident in Canisteo today.    According to troopers, one person is dead, and a reconstruction team is at the scene right now.  The accident was on Route 36 between Bush Hill and Gravel Run, Canisteo.

State Appeals Court Ruling On The District Maps

Because of the state court of appeals ruling from yesterday, that the maps approved by Governor Kathy Hochul were invalid.  As a result, they’re going to have to draw up new maps and come up with, possibly, new candidates in the affected state senate and congressional races.  Therefore, the June 28th primaries for State Senate and Congress are being moved into the month of August.  Steuben County Judge Pat McAllister has appointed a Carnegie-Melon professor, Steve Cervas, to redraw the new maps for the entire state's congressional and state senate lines.  


New Federal Judge For Northern District 

On Senator Chuck Schumer’s recommendation, President Joe Biden has nominated a Cornell University graduate, Judge Anne Nardacci, to be a Federal Judge in the Northern District of New York State. 


Drug Arrest On 390 Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department reports that they pulled over a vehicle that had 175 grams of meth and other drugs inside the car.  The three suspects, all from Allegany County, are facing numerous charges.  One of them is accused of having an illegal weapon inside the car too.


Embarrased Man Injures Himself,  Allegedly Lies To Cops

In Penn Yan, police there say a 46 year old man put a knife in his back pocket and accidentally injured himself while sitting down.  The story goes that the man was so embarrassed at the hospital that he made up a story about being stabbed by three attackers, and doctors brought police into the situation.  Police say that the 46 year old Penn Yan man ended up getting charged with falsely reporting an incident and making a false written statement.

NIce Trip To DC, For Vietnam Veterans And Their Families

After 10 months of planning, fund raising, and spreading the word, the Hornell VFW took Vietnam Veterans, and/or their spouses or family members to Washington DC, to see the Vietnam Memorial as well as the World War II memorial, the Korean War memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Navy Memorial & Museum. It was the VFW’s way of thanking the Vietnam veterans and letting them know they were not forgotten. The best part, was they didn’t have to pay to go. All monies were raised so, the veterans didn’t have to pay for the trip. They left Tuesday morning and arriving home late Wednesday night.

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