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Bath secures $38M for water infrastructure overhaul

Bath secures $38M for water infrastructure overhaul
The Village of Bath is set to benefit from over $38 million in federal financing aimed at enhancing its water and sewer systems. Governor Hochul’s Office confirmed that Bath will receive around $25 million from ... more
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LP Building Solutions opens massive facility in Bath: 60 new jobs expected

LP Building Solutions opens massive facility in Bath: 60 new jobs expected
LP Building Solutions has inaugurated a new warehouse facility in Bath, marking its first in New York State. Unlike its typical approach of using pre-existing structures, the Nashville-based company constructed a new building in Bath, ... more
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Bath man faces felony charge after violating court order

Bath man faces felony charge after violating court order
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of Gordon T. Taft, 41, of Bath on September 9. The arrest followed an investigation into a reported breach of an order of protection in Savona. It's ... more
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Bath sex offender admits to having 1,300+ images, 40 videos of child porn in federal court

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Benjamin Crout, 39, of Bath and a registered sex offender in Steuben County, entered a guilty plea to federal child pornography charges. Investigators revealed that Crout uploaded child pornographic materials to a file-sharing platform. A ... more
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Inmate charged with assault inside Steuben County Jail

Inmate charged with assault inside Steuben County Jail
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced on September 8 that Chad N. Thomas, 42, of Bath was arrested by deputies following an alleged assault inside the Steuben County Jail. According to documents Thomas, while incarcerated, ... more
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Bath man indicted after 6-hour standoff: Officers were shot at, report says

Standoff shuts down Grant Ave. in Auburn on Thursday
Larry J. Schoonover, a 51-year-old Bath resident, was indicted by a Steuben County grand jury on September 5 for his involvement in a police standoff last month. Schoonover faces an array of charges including twelve ... more
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Steuben man found dead under bridge in Elmira

Steuben man found dead under bridge in Elmira
Elmira Police identified the man discovered dead beneath the Walnut Street bridge on Friday, Sept. 1 as 42-year-old Christopher C. Wheeler of Steuben County. Officials have informed Wheeler’s family of the tragic discovery. During their ... more
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Hornell woman charged with grand larceny, falsifying business records

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On September 5, Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of Nicole M. Harwood, 47, of Hornell, following an internal investigation. Authorities allege that Harwood wrongfully obtained funds exceeding $3,000 and deliberately falsified entries ... more
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Geneseo woman arrested after social services fraud in Steuben County

Geneseo woman arrested after social services fraud in Steuben County
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of Jamie S. Swanke, 42, of Geneseo on allegations of fraudulent claims to the county's Department of Social Services. Authorities contend that between October 2020 and June ... more
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Steuben woman faces felony charges over fraudulent social services claims

Deputy charged with criminal trespass in Steuben County, Sheriff Allard says full-investigation underway
Steuben County authorities arrested Tianna M. Wilson, 35, of Hornell, New York, on charges related to fraudulent claims made to the county's Department of Social Services. The county's sheriff, Jim Allard, indicated that between May ... more
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Bath standoff ends in attempted murder charges for local man

Sheriff: Standoff at vacant building along 5&20 ends peacefully in Cayuga County
A tense hours-long standoff in Bath culminated in the arrest of a man now facing multiple charges, including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Larry J. Schoonover, 51, was apprehended by New ... more
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Steuben County warns of potential board of elections scams

Ithaca residents: Don’t get caught up in this Social Security scam
Local authorities are investigating a potential scam related to the Steuben County Board of Elections. The county's Sheriff's Office has received reports of an individual claiming to represent the Board of Elections visiting a resident ... more
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Bath man sentenced to 10 years in child porn case

Bath man sentenced to 10 years in child porn case
A 38-year-old man from Bath, Joshua Wormley, has been handed a 10-year prison sentence for child pornography by the federal court. The U.S. Attorney's Office emphasized that the severity of Wormley's sentence was influenced by ... more
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Standoff situation in Bath ends: One person detained by police

Standoff shuts down Grant Ave. in Auburn on Thursday
An intense standoff in Bath involving multiple police agencies concluded early Monday morning with the subject taken into custody. The situation, centered around the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and East Morris Street, saw eyewitnesses reporting ... more
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Bath man with prior offenses gets 10 years in prison for child porn

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A Bath resident with a history of sex-related convictions has been handed a 10-year prison term on child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced Thursday. Joshua Wormley, 38, was found to have roughly ... more
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Thurston poised to ban field spreading of sewage sludge: How did this complicate Casella’s plan to bring it from Long Island?

Thurston poised to ban field spreading of sewage sludge: How did this complicate Casella’s plan to bring it from Long Island?
The Thurston Town Board is preparing to enact an outright ban on the spreading of sewage sludge on fields within its jurisdiction, threatening Casella Organics’ plan to spread sludge from Long Island on 2,789 acres ... more
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Bath man violates court order, now faces two felony charges

Deputies: Steuben man threatened person with a weapon during a fight
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of Robert D. Finch, 38, of Bath, New York, on August 13, 2023. Finch, residing on State Route 415, was apprehended following reports of him breaching an ... more
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Bath man arrested after dragging a puppy in Steuben County

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Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of Jamie L. Gould, 31, of Bath, New York, following an incident on August 11 where he was reportedly seen dragging a puppy. Gould, a resident of ... more
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Corning man arrested for DWI with prior conviction, found with active warrant

New York State Police likely to roll out body cam pilot program
On August 8 state police apprehended Bradley K. Estes, 56, of Corning on charges of Driving While Intoxicated, compounded by a prior conviction within the last decade. Estes was initially spotted by officials exceeding speed ... more
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