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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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Woman indicted on 30 counts for surrogacy fraud, attempted kidnapping in Steuben County

Steuben’s Historic Courthouse recognizes Ukraine​
MaryBeth Lewis, a 66-year-old woman from Elma, New York, has been indicted by a Steuben County grand jury on multiple charges related to a surrogacy fraud scheme. According to District Attorney Brooks Baker, Lewis engaged ... more
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The National Hotel: A Stalwart in Bath’s History with a Glimpse into its Auctioned Future

The National Hotel: A Stalwart in Bath’s History with a Glimpse into its Auctioned Future
Nestled in the heart of Bath, the National Hotel, now poised for auction, stands as a living testament to the city's rich history. Originally built in 1915, this historic property located at 13 East Steuben ... more
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Search for truck involved in fatal I-86 hit-and-run continues

Search for truck involved in fatal I-86 hit-and-run continues
Authorities are intensifying their efforts to locate a semi-truck involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident on Interstate 86. The Bath Village Police Department, amplifying a New York State Police alert, has urged the public to ... more
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Proposed Bath waste facility threatens region’s public drinking water

Proposed Bath waste facility threatens region’s public drinking water
A planned waste disposal facility in Bath that would accept municipal sewage sludge and industrial wastes laden with toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” poses a serious risk to the region’s public drinking water, the Sierra Club ... more
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State police give update, ID victim in fatal hit-and-run: Driver remains at-large

Three facing charges after fatal hit-and-run investigation in Chemung
The New York State Police are conducting a thorough investigation into a fatal hit and run incident that occurred on Interstate 86 near Bath. The victim, identified as 40-year-old John W. Viviano of Sidney, NY, ... more
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Bronx man sentenced for drug sale that led to fatal overdose in Bath

Steuben County Legislator takes plea deal, will not resign despite sex trafficking allegations
Usbaldo L. Rodriguez, a 64-year-old Bronx man, has been sentenced to five years in New York State Prison followed by two years of post-release supervision for his involvement in a fatal drug overdose in Bath ... more
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Historic ‘National Hotel’ in Bath to be auctioned off

Historic ‘National Hotel’ in Bath to be auctioned off
The Old National Hotel, a historic property located in Bath is set to be auctioned off in December. The auction, as announced by the Bath Village Police Department on Facebook, will begin on Monday, December ... more
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Steuben man arrested after firing shotgun through door of home

Sheriff: Woodhull man violates court order, faces new charges in Steuben County
On October 21 the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Patrick J. Phillips, 36, of Bath following allegations of an attempted home invasion that involved gunfire. Authorities claim Phillips attempted to gain unlawful entry into a ... more
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Bath man faces felony charges after violating court order from jail

Staffing shortage forces closure of two housing units at Seneca County Jail
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Bath resident following an investigation into a violated court order. Chad Thomas, 42, is accused of communicating with a protected person through a third-person, ... more
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Bath men face charges after large meth stash discovered after search

Bath men face charges after large meth stash discovered after search
Two Bath residents found themselves in custody Wednesday evening after local police discovered methamphetamine at a Lackawanna Street residence. The Bath Village Police Department reported the arrest of Shannon Brockway, 54, and Dominic Trentini, 55, ... more
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