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Driver rescued from overturned vehicle in Bath (photos)

Driver rescued from overturned vehicle in Bath (photos)
In a swift response on Monday afternoon, Bath firefighters executed a successful rescue operation for a driver trapped in an overturned Kia Sorrento on the Mail Route near Sanford Road. Assistant Chief David Dowdle, first ... more
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Early morning fire destroys garage in Bath

Early morning fire destroys garage in Bath
An early morning fire in the town of Bath on Thursday, February 15th, resulted in the complete destruction of a garage and its contents, according to Bath Volunteer Fire Fighters. The fire, which ignited around ... more
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URMC, Five Star Bank launch telemedicine initiative in three rural Finger Lakes communities

URMC, Five Star Bank launch telemedicine initiative in three rural Finger Lakes communities
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is launching a pioneering telemedicine initiative aimed at enhancing healthcare accessibility for residents in rural communities. In collaboration with Five Star Bank, URMC plans to install telemedicine stations ... more
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Three faces charges for neglecting eight dogs in Bath

Three faces charges for neglecting eight dogs in Bath
In Steuben County, three individuals were apprehended in January on charges related to the neglect of up to eight dogs. The Village of Bath Police Department reported that Joshua A. Fenstermacher, Ashley K. Odonnell, both ... more
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New veteran-focused food pantry opens at Bath VA

New veteran-focused food pantry opens at Bath VA
The Bath VA Medical Center celebrated the opening of a new food pantry dedicated to veterans, marking a significant step in addressing food insecurity among those who have served in the military. Initiated in 2017, ... more
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Welfare fraud investigation leads to charges for Bath man

Welfare fraud investigation leads to charges for Bath man
Deputies say a Bath resident was arrested on felony charges after a welfare fraud investigaiton. Michael Jones, 54, is accused of knowingly stealing services valued over $1,000 from the Steuben County Department of Social Services ... more
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Bath woman stole vehicles across state lines, authorities say

Bath woman stole vehicles across state lines, authorities say
Charlene C. Kowalski, a 32-year-old woman from Bath, has been arrested following a series of vehicle thefts spanning New York and Pennsylvania. The Village of Bath Police Department disclosed that Kowalski was apprehended for stealing ... more
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MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Lyons boys outlast Geneva to split season series; Dundee/Bradford, Pal-Mac girls keep rolling

MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Lyons boys outlast Geneva to split season series; Dundee/Bradford, Pal-Mac girls keep rolling
Another week of high school hoops began Monday night with a full slate of games. The game of the night took place in Wayne County between Geneva and Lyons. The Lions came away victorious, outlasting ... more
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Bath man arrested in connection with suspicious death at motel

Bath man arrested in connection with suspicious death at motel
A 49-year-old man from Bath has been arrested following the discovery of a woman's body in a local motel, sparking a police investigation into the suspicious death. The Village of Bath Police Department reported responding ... more
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Steuben couple arrested after two-year fraud investigation

Steuben couple arrested after two-year fraud investigation
In a significant crackdown on welfare fraud, Steuben County authorities have arrested Scott G. Rivers and Patricia E. Rivers, both 56, on charges of creating fake documents and committing welfare fraud. The couple, residents of ... more
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Bath police officer hurt during highway incident: Driver may faces charges

Bath police officer hurt during highway incident: Driver may faces charges
A Bath Police officer sustained minor injuries on Saturday morning while responding to a highway crash. The incident occurred on Interstate 86, between Exit 38 and Exit 39, when a 2022 Mazda CX5 crashed into ... more
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MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Geneva boys fall to undefeated Avon in double OT; Gananda girls win second straight

MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Geneva boys fall to undefeated Avon in double OT; Gananda girls win second straight
Another week of high school hoops began Monday night with eight games on the slate. Check out the scores, stats, and Tuesday's schedule below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (1/8) Sodus (6-2) 46Red Creek (4-6) 44 Midlakes (4-7) ... more
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Bath library gets $100K grant for outdoor learning space

Bath library gets 0K grant for outdoor learning space
The Dormann Library in Bath, New York, has received a generous grant of $100,000 from the Corning Incorporated Foundation. This funding is earmarked for the creation of a new outdoor learning space, a project that ... more
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Bath Elks forced to shut down parking lot due to crumbling brick from building

Bath Elks forced to shut down parking lot due to crumbling brick from building
The Bath Elks organization has issued a warning to its patrons to avoid using its parking lot due to a safety hazard posed by falling bricks from a neighboring building. Credit: WETM-TV In a recent ... more
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THURSDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Marcus Whitman boys edge Waterloo; Pal-Mac girls win fourth straight

THURSDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Marcus Whitman boys edge Waterloo; Pal-Mac girls win fourth straight
Holiday tournaments continued across the Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball leagues on Thursday. Check out the scores, stats, and Friday’s slate below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/28) North Rose-Wolcott (2-5) 73Marion (0-8) 22(Tournament) NRW: Cody Crane 20 ... more
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House and vehicle fire in Bath on Christmas night; no injuries reported

House and vehicle fire in Bath on Christmas night; no injuries reported
A significant fire engulfed a home and a vehicle on Christmas evening in the town of Bath, with emergency services responding to the incident without any reported injuries. The Bath Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched ... more
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Steuben man receives extended prison sentence for child pornography

NYS lawmakers, Gov. Hochul nearing an agreement on pay increases for assigned counsel, public defenders
In Rochester, U.S. District Court sentenced Ryan Hamilton, a 32-year-old from Bath, Steuben County, to 13-and-a-half years in prison followed by 15 years of probation for possession of child pornography. This sentence comes as a ... more
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Man falsely claims police officer is shot in Bath

Man falsely claims police officer is shot in Bath
In a recent incident, Thomas Popps, a 34-year-old resident of Bath, was arrested for falsely reporting an emergency involving a police officer. According to police reports, Popps called 911 and abruptly hung up after claiming ... more
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Repeat sex offender from Bath sentenced to 162 months for child pornography

Repeat sex offender from Bath sentenced to 162 months for child pornography
Ryan Hamilton, 32, of Bath has been sentenced to 162 months in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced. The sentence, handed down by ... more
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