Bath Volunteer Fire Dept Accepting Winter Clothes Donations:
The Bath Volunteer Fire Department has partnered with Bath Electric Gas & Water Systems to collect NEW gloves, mittens, hats, scarves and socks for those in need in the Bath area. Collection boxes are at The Bath Volunteer Fire Department at 50 E. Morris Street by the main doors on the side towards O'Mally hall, and at Bath Electric, Gas and Water Systems at 7 South Ave.in the Village of Bath. Donations can be made through December 20th.
Two-Vehicle Collision in Troupsburg:
Canisteo-based State Police were called to investigate a two vehicle collision on State Route 36 at the intersection with County Road 126 in the Town of Troupsburg. The drivers were listed as Kayla J. Bissett, 32, of Whitesville and Tammy L. Fresco, 47, of Knoxville, PA. Troopers said one person sustained an injury, but did not indicate who.
Pennsylvania Governor amends tobacco; hunting laws:
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 97 and Senate Bill 473, which amends tobacco legislation to prohibit the sale of any tobacco, nicotine or related item to anyone under 21 years of age. The legislation also expands the definition of a tobacco product to include e-cigarettes and other vaping products, and expressly prohibits the possession of these items on school grounds. The governor also signed Senate Bill 147, which lifts the prohibition on hunting for three Sundays in Pennsylvania. Wolf said “This legislation carefully balances the needs of landowners with an expanded opportunity for hunters who work or attend school during weekdays.
Law enforcement buckling down on distracted driving this shopping season:
Today is the traditional Black Friday shopping day and tomorrow is Small Business Saturday…and consumers will be out in force…and they’ll have plenty of company. State and local police will also be out in force…looking for impaired and distracted drivers. The state campaign continues through Sunday. State Police say they will have zero tolerance for impaired driving.
Steuben County Legislative Committees to meet next week:
Next week will be busy for Steuben County legislative committees. On Wednesday, the Land Bank Corporation, Agriculture, Industry and Planning and with the Human Services, health and Education Committees are all expected to meet.
Crandall to remain chairman of Allegany County Legislature:
Legislator Curt Crandall of Belfast appears on track to remain Chairman of the Allegany County Legislature in 2020. The county GOP Caucus met this week and selected Crandall to hold the chairman’s post. Phillip Curran of Alfred was selected as Vice Chair and Dwight Healy of Belmont was selected to remain Majority Leader. All 15 legislators are Republican. The candidates will be voted on by the full Board of Legislators at the Organizational Meeting on January 2 at 2:00 p.m.