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Top Stories, May 8, 2023

Bath Town Hall Meeting This Evening 

There is Bath Town meeting scheduled for 7pm tonight at the High School.   (Note, it's not starting at 6:00pm as it was announced earlier, but at 7:00pm.  Doors open at 6:30 tonight)

 

Bath Man Charged With Violating A Protection Order, Resisting Arrest, During A Thursday Afternoon Incident

From Bath Police Chief Colin Taft: On 5/4/23 around 3:48pm, the Bath Police Department was dispatched to a residence on W. Steuben St. for a violation of an order protection. Upon arrival, Officers were advised the suspect is inside of the house. Officers made entry into the house with the homeowners consent and found the suspect in the back room. Officers placed him into custody. While in custody, the suspect, a Joshua L. Jackson,29 of Bath, started to physically resist with Officers.  Jackson was arrested for Criminal Contempt 1st, a class E Felony and resisting arrest, a class A Misdemeanor. Bath Police Officers were assisted by the Steuben County Sheriff Office and the New York State Police.  Jackson was transported to the Steuben County Jail for arraignment where he was remanded.   Joshua Jackson was also arrested for Criminal Contempt 1st on 5/1/23 and was bailed out of jail prior to this incident.

 

Two Meetings At Campbell Tonight Hall This Evening

At the Campbell Town Hall at 6pm, they’ll be having a question and answer session about Water District #4.  That Question and Answer session will be at 6pm this evening at the Campbell Town Hall.   The regular Campbell Town Board monthly meeting will follow, at 7pm after the Q and A on the water district. 

 

GOP Primaries On Tuesday, June 27, In Steuben County

On June 27, Steuben County Republicans will be primarying each other in local races in Troupsburg, Wayland, Bath, Addison, Campbell and Rathbone.  These are mostly town supervisor town board primaries, though there is a town clerk primary in Rathbone and a town highway superintendent primary in Addison.  Notably, there is a Republican Primary coming up in Bath on June 27th.  Josh Buck is a Town Supervisor candidate, who is running against current Bath Town Supervisor Ron Smith.  There are four candidates running for two town board seats in Bath: Dustin Buck,  Michael Walden, David Wagger and Incumbent William Glosick. 


O'Mara: County Taxes Going Up Because Of NYS Budget

Republican State Senator Tom O’Mara says county officials across the state are likely going to raise taxes at the county level, because of the new state budget.  O’Mara says, statewide, counties will have to come up with a total of 2.5 billion from taxes.

 

Schumer Warns Of Social Security Check Issue
Democrat U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says, a debt default, could result in Americans not getting their social security checks.  Democrat U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says, if there is a default, it’ll prevent veterans from getting the health care they earned. 

 

Campbell Savona Central's Budget Hearing Is Tonight

Campbell Savona School is having a budget Hearing: tonight, at 7:00 pm in the Junior/Senior High School Multi-Purpose Room.

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