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Top Stories, October 10, 2022

Request From Sheriff Jim Allard: We Need New Vehicles

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard has asked the county, to buy five new vehicles for the Sheriff’s Department.  The county public safety board has approved this request.  The next step in the process, is for the finance committee, which meets tomorrow, to give their approval.  After that, the full county legislature will vote on buying the five new vehicles for the sheriff’s office.  The next meeting of the full county legislature is Monday, October 24.

 

That Job At The Bath Police Department - Is Still Open 

Bath Police are still hiring.  They’re looking to hire a lateral transfer Police Officer or Sergeant.  They say that the pay ranges from $54,500 - $82,000 a year plus overtime and excellent benefits. If you’re interested, drop off a resume at Bath Police Department.

 

Shooting Outside Of The Home Of Congressman Lee Zeldin

Governor Kathy Hochul has issued a statement about the shooting outside of Congressman Lee Zeldin’s home on Sunday.  From the governor’s Twitter page:  “I’m relieved to hear the Zeldin family is safe and grateful for law enforcement’s quick response.”  Congressman Joe Sempolinski (R, Canisteo) issued a statement shortly after the news broke. Sempolinski maintains, that crime is out of control in New York State, and that this was just another example of that. “The level of crime that Gov. Hochul has presided over is unacceptable. She is a total failure.”   The NY Post reports, the 17 year olds who were shot outside Congressman Zeldin’s house have varying injuries: one has a lacertated liver and one has a bullet wound in the arm.  The suspect/suspects have not been arrested as of yet. 


The Finger Lakes SPCA's Corral For Cash 

The Finger Lakes SPCA is doing fundraiser, it’s called “Corral for Cash”, and it’s going on until November 5th.  To donate, call 607 622 5363.

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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