Top Stories, April 29, 2022

Tyrtle Beach Brings In Over $20,000 This Year

Bath Central School Music Director Neil Bryson's jump into Lake Salubria Friday raised "well over $20,000" for for youth activities in Steuben County, according to county Youth Bureau Coordinator Bill Caudill.  Accompanied by two drones and encouraged by a cheering crowd, Bryson was the latest in a long line of area notables who have taken the Tyrtle Beach plunge into the chilly water of the small lake, located just east of the Village of Bath.  The event has raised more than $740,000 in its 31-year history.


Canisteo Fatal Accident Victim Identified

State police have released the name of the fatal accident victim from the Thursday accident on Route 36 in the Canisteo area: 65 year old Gayle Vanskiver, of Canisteo, was killed in that two vehicle accident.  State Police report that it was a Troupsburg Town truck that struck Vanskiver’s vehicle, the Troupsburg Town Truck driver was not injured. 


Alfred Univ Gets A Big Military Contract

Alfred University has been awarded a $13.5 million federal contract to support a joint project with the U.S. Army to conduct advanced manufacturing and characterization research of high temperature materials. The contract provides $2.7 million per year for five years, from 2022-27, to fund joint research between Alfred University and DEVCOM (U.S. Army Capabilities Development Command), Army Research Laboratory (ARL).  Research will focus on improving the performance of ceramic materials used in weapons (i.e., cruise missiles),

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