Top Stories, August 22, 2023

Corning Man Charged After Routine Pullover In Bath

Bath PD Press Release: On Sunday, August 20, 2023, at or about 3:40 A.M., BRETT O. COSTELLO, age 48 of Corning was taken into custody and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class C Felony and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, a Class D Felony, following a traffic stop and investigation by the Bath Village Police Department on East Steuben Street in the Village of Bath.   BRETT COSTELLO was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun. In addition to the handgun, Officers located drug paraphernalia within the vehicle.  BRETT COSTELLO was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail for CAP Court.


A Forum This Evening At Ira Davenport Hospital 

This reminder:  there is a Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Community Forum, from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath.


Car Accident Knocks Out A Little Power Outside Of Hornell

Officials say that a car hit an electric pole over in Thatcherville at 6pm last evening.  The pole snapped and some power lines went down on Route 21.   There were no injuries, a couple of homes were without power for a while and New York State Electric And Gas handled the repairs for those without power.


Canisteo-Greenwood: A School Team NameChange

The whole thing of Changing a school team name, it’s a more complicated process than you might think.  Because they’re under state orders to drop the team name “Redskins”, Canisteo-Greenwood Central officials are working on coming up with new logos, team uniforms and signs, for the new school team name, “The Chargers”.  One important point for the school is to avoid colors that would be confused with other team’s jerseys.  Superintendent Tom Crook says, those graphic designers have been told to avoid overusing colors which could possibly make Canisteo-Greenwood team uniforms look like Bolivar-Richburg or Dansville.  

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