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1 hr ago | Steuben Courier

Report: Steuben added 700 jobs in year Updated at

Steuben County has added 700 jobs in the past year, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the state Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

7 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dip in sales-tax revenue concerns local governments

Sales-tax revenue dropped in 27 counties in the first quarter of the year, raising concerns among local governments that their budgets will be increasingly strained.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Transcript offers insight into mind of convicted child killer

A convicted child killer is currently in the Collins Correctional facility, where he is serving a term of nine years to life.

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Related Topix: Prison, Savona, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Bath sex offender sought by police turns self in

A Bath sex offender who was the subject of an unsuccessful search of state Route 414 from Watkins Glen to Corning turned himself in on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Bath, NY, Watkins Glen, NY, Corning, NY, Schuyler County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Corning man announces bid for Assembly seat

State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, R-Corning, will face a challenge from a fellow Corning resident this fall.

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Related Topix: Corning, NY, US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Neighbors: Stebbins family donates Thomas Buechner painting to Corning library

The portrait of a boy who frequented a Corning library now hangs in the Southeast Steuben County Library's renovated conference room.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Painting, Arts

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Convicted child killer is denied parole

Convicted child killer Eric Smith won't be released from jail. He was is up for parole this week, marking his sixth appearance before the parole board.

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Related Topix: Prison, Savona, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Driver charged after truck overturns in Addison

A Jasper man faces several charges after the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned on Main Street in the Village of Addison, resulting in serious injuries to a passenger in the truck, the Steuben County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Addison, NY, Jasper, NY, Canisteo, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Report prompts region's schools to review radon testing

Officials in several Southern Tier school districts say they are now considering testing for radon in school buildings where levels of the cancer-causing gas previously have not been measured.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Endwell, NY, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Local students advance in history contest

Students from Chemung and Steuben counties gathered recently for the 11th annual Southern Tier Regional History Day at the Chemung Valley History Museum to vie for a chance to share their knowledge at the regional state and national levels.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Financial planning workshop to be held in Bath

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is offering a free financial planning workshop from 3 to 5 p.m. April 24, at the Steuben County Office Building, 35 E. Pulteney Square in Bath.

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Related Topix: Bath, NY, Long Term Care, Health

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Steuben Sheriff: Canisteo man had pot growing operation

A Canisteo man was arrested Wednesday afternoon for operating an indoor marijuana growing operation, the Steuben County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Canisteo, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Man faces child sex abuse charges in Steuben County

A 62-year-old Corfu man faces sexual abuse charges after state police said he had sexual contact with a child in Steuben County at least 10 times over the period of a year.

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Related Topix: Painted Post, NY, Wyoming County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police record: DWI crash, auto theft, other crime in the Twin Tiers

BATH VILLAGE POLICE * Theophillus McGill, 71, of Bath was charged April 3 with first-degree criminal nuisance, a felony, after police said he knowingly maintained his home for the unlawful sale of controlled substances.

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Related Topix: Bath, NY, Horseheads, NY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Convicted child killer up for parole for sixth time

A child killer is up for parole for the sixth time. The New York State Department of Corrections say the parole board will meet this week to decide if Eric Smith will be freed or stay behind bars.

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Related Topix: Savona, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Pinwheels symbolize child abuse awareness efforts in Steuben County

Nearly 2,000 reports of child neglect and abuse are filed in Steuben County every year.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sex offender faces more charges in Steuben County

A 25-year-old Steuben County man who was arrested March 27 after police said he contacted underage girls through Facebook also faces a rape charge.

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Related Topix: Bath, NY, Cohocton, NY

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Steuben Courier

Police Blotter

Howard Gilbert III, of Roosevelt Ave., Bath, was arrested on a Warrant from The Steuben County Family Court for Violation of Probation.

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Related Topix: Bath, NY, Campbell, NY, Lindley, NY, Newark, NY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WENY

Bath Drug Bust Leads to Three Arrests

BATH (WENY_ -- 71-year-old Theophillus McGill was the latest person to be charged following a Bath drug bust this week.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Letter: Volunteer drivers in Steuben Co. deserve kudos

These dedicated volunteers provide transportation throughout Steuben County and beyond for a variety of clients.

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