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Top Stories, May 18, 2023

Handcuffs Are The Rule Now, For C.A.P. Court Suspects

From now on, suspects that end up in Steuben County Centralized Arraignment Court have to wear handcuffs.  That’s because of a recent incident in which an assistant district attorney was just punched and pushed and ended up being badly injured by a suspect. So the county has come up with this new rule, to protect those that are present in the courtroom. 

 

Could Your Business Use This State Funding, Locally? 

Steuben County Industrial Development Agency Director Jamie Johnson says, the state has announced the latest round of regional economic development council funding.  Johnson says, businesses can get funding from this, in order to create or retain jobs and increase business activity.  Jamie Johnson says, if this sounds good to you, call him at 776-3316, the County I.D.A phone number. 

 

Senator O'Mara: Woman Of Distinction Award Announced

Every year the state senate has a big award which they give to a woman from the different regions around the state, and State Senator Tom O’Mara says the State’s Woman of Distinction Award, is going to, Nancy Kirby.  Nancy Kirby, who is from Elmira, is the former Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Incubator Works in Painted Post, and is currently the Town Supervisor in Caton. 


Stargazing Session Friday At Eileen Collins Observatory

Corning Community College is having a free stargazing session Friday night, 830 to 1030, at the Eileen Collins Observatory , the event will be featuring telescopes and guided tours.

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