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Alleged homicide

HPD: Search warrants crucial By Neal Simon The Spectator

HORNELL — After the discovery of an apparent murder victim in a bedroom at an Arc of Steuben residence Monday morning, Hornell Police Department personnel acted quickly to obtain and execute

four search warrants — a move authorities say was critical to arresting a suspect before the end of the afternoon. Alan  Schultheis, 64, of 224 Greeley Avenue, Hornell was arraigned in Hornell City Court late Monday,  charged with second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence

in connection with the death of 60-year-old Jay Sprague, a resident of the Arc home at 65 Elm St. Meanwhile, in other developments - The Arc of Steuben expressed “shock and sadness” in a statement sent to media outlets Tuesday. According to police, Sprague was an Arc client while Schultheis worked at 65 Elm St.

Hornell’s top police officer called Monday’s violence “very surprising,” and he insisted the Maple City remains “a safe community.” Hornell police have released very little about the evidence they say ties Schultheis to the see WARRANTS | 11A

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BATH – Applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) will be accepted beginning Nov. 12, according to the Steuben County Department of Social Services. Steuben officials said HEAP applications can be filed in person; mailed to JAMES POST/SCA

Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker, left, speaks Monday to Legislature Public Safety and Corrections Committee Chairman John Malter, right (at end of table).

County hears about DA needs By James Post Steuben Courier

BATH — Increased costs from state mandates, already expected to be high, are likely rising as Steuben County legislators discussed the addition of more staff to the District Attorney’s Office. The agenda for Monday’s Public Safety and Corrections Committee (PSC) initially  stated that District Attorney  Brooks Baker would be seeking approval for the hiring of a paralegal and an assistant district attorney to help meet state requirements for turning over documents to defendants – a process known as “discovery.” Baker said Monday he’s actually seeking another position: An additional part-time investigator, who would also assist with that

discovery process. He said that with a 15-day window to turn over information to a defendant that’s been charged, an additional investigator will be necessary to make sure contact information for witnesses and other important information is correct and included in those documents – something that’s not always the case when police agencies provide investigation paperwork to Baker’s office. Plus, an investigator will be important to track down additional information a defendant may request after receiving initial documents. “There’s going to be a whole new font of motions (filed),” Baker told the committee. He noted that the addition of staff won’t improve conditions

elsewhere in his office. “This is new work,” Baker said. “It’s not lifting any load off any other attorneys.” He said the discovery work to be done is highly specialized, with most time spent in front of a computer or with piles of documents – and little chance of appearing in court. “It sounds like a miserable job,” said Legislator Steven Maio of Corning. “It does not sound like a fun job,” Baker responded. The addition brings the expected cost of complying with the state mandate to about $430,000 for next year. The increase is being factored into the 2020 budget currently see DA | 10A

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Bath man receives 11-year sentence Steuben Courier

ROCHESTER – A Bath man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal charge of online enticement of a minor. William C. Read, 34, pleaded guilty in June to the charge stemming from using a social media application in an attempt to meet a nine-year old child for sex. According to the

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Chairman stepping down after record-long service By James Post Steuben Courier

At the end of this year, Steuben County Legislature Chairman Joseph Hauryski of Campbell will step down after nine years leading the county government – the longest anyone has held the chair-

man’s seat in the county’s history. Hauryski spoke to The Courier recently about his time in the Legislature, and the steps forward the county has made under his leadership. “The 12 years has flown  by,” Hauryski said. “When I first got into this, representing Campbell,

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Steuben County Legislature Chairman Joseph Hauryski poses for a photo.

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Two shifts of Bath Rotarians prepare to serve a hearty lunch to those who arrive at the Red Door Community Kitchen, located in the Great Hall of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Bath. Front row from left: Nancy Latour, Vicki Anderson, Elaine Tears, Willie Bilancio, and Becky Stranges. Back row from left: Terry Bilancio, Michaelene Ahrens-Schultz (Friend of Rotary), Robin Lattimer, June Bates, and Bill White.

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Bath Rotarians serve lunch Submitted The Bath Rotary Club recently provided lunch at the Red Door Community Kitchen, held in the Great Hall of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Bath. Helen Monroy, a St. Thomas parishioner, stated that in 2013 the idea of the Red Door Community Kitchen evolved out of many group meetings held at the church’s annual meeting. Programs and services currently offered in Bath were assessed by Monroy and a group of other parishioners, and they recog-

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Sparse turnout for early voting By James Post Steuben Courier

BATH — Just over 300 voters took advantage of early voting offered last week in Bath in advance of Tuesday’s election day, Steuben County election officials said. Polls were open for nine days prior to the election, ending Sunday, in the county’s annex building upstairs from the Board of Elections office. Republican Election Commissioner Vicky Olin said the response was positive from the 313 voters who showed up for the opportunity to vote early, a new requirement under state law. “Everybody was like, ‘Oh, thanks for doing this,’” Olin said. “People seemed pleased with the whole process — nobody complained about driving to Bath.” The state law only re-

quired the county to have a single early voting site, based on population, and Bath is central and already the seat of county government and the Board of Elections office. “We had people coming in from all over — Jasper, Hornell,  Corning,” said Democratic Commissioner Kelly Penziul. “They were coming from all over the county.” As for who came in to vote last week, Olin said she thinks many of them had one thing in common. “I think a lot of them probably would have been  absentee voters,” Olin said. “I think they like voting and scanning their ballot into the machine themselves as opposed to sending an absentee ballot.” But that does raise the question of if the early see EARLY | 6A

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS FROM LOCAL ELECTIONS Steuben County Legislature Steven Maio - D, Incumbent 937 52.1% Alison Hunt - R 862 47.9% Steuben County Legislature Republican Paul Van Caeseele won a Steuben County Legislature District 1 seat Tuesday, defeating incumbent Randy Weaver, a Democrat who ran for reelection on a down ballot independent line after his Democratic petitions were successfully challenged. With 100 percent of the vote counted, Van Caeseele had 733 votes, or 64.7 percent, to 397 votes for Weaver, according to unofficial Steuben County Board of Election results. Erwin Town Council (2 seats) Linda Leibhart - D 409 20.9% Brent Pryslopski - D

426 21.7% Douglas R. Cole - R, Incumbent 552 28.2% Jody Allen - R, Incumbent 572 29.2% Town of Cohocton In the race for Town Supervisor, Republican Judith Hall edged Bill Waggoner with 53.2 percent of the vote, 266-230. In a three-way race for two seats on the town council, Milton Levesque (351 votes) and Jan Kastberg (262 votes) led the race Tuesday night, both running on the Republican line. Jim McCart had 254 votes in the tight race. David Domm (R) ran unopposed for Town Justice and picked up 392 votes. Town of Howard Donald Evia (R) ran unop-

posed for town supervisor, netting all but six votes cast. Darci Knoll (R) won the town clerk’s race, defeating David Price 172-131. Republicans Eric Hosmer and Gary Rice won four-year terms on the town council, each earning over 40 percent of the vote. There were 40 write-ins. Steuben County (county-wide) District Attorney Brooks T. Baker, County Clerk Judith M. Hunter, and County Coroner Stephen Copp Sr., all Republicans, were expected to cruise to reelection to four-year terms, running unopposed on Tuesday. For additional results, check out and • By The Spectator/SCA staff



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Public Health urges flu shots Submitted BATH – With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting as many as 42.9 million people had the flu between October 2018 and May 2019, the Steuben County Public Health Department urges residents to get their flu shots now. “We already have had one report of the flu this September,” said county Public Health Director Darlene Smith. Each year, the CDC issues a strong recommendation for pregnant women to receive the flu shots. Pregnant women have more than double the risk of hospitalization due to flu complications compared to other women of childbearing age if they get influenza, the CDC reported recently. However, getting a flu shot reduces a pregnant woman’s risk of being hospitalized due to influenza by an average of 40 percent according to the CDC. The vaccine also protects babies after birth when they are too young to be vaccinated themselves, the CDC said. “It takes about two weeks for a flu shot to build full protection, so it is important to get the flu shot early in the season to be fully protected by the time flu cases peak,” Smith said. The annual flu shot is especially important for people at high risk of serious flu complications, including young children, pregnant women, people with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and lung disease, and people aged 65 years and older.

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Economic death by taxes It’s economic death by a thousand taxes in New York State. Reports continue reminding us that too many New Yorkers remain straitjacketed by high taxes preventing them from keeping hardearned income within the family budget, expanding a business or an industry that creates local jobs, and restricting economic and financial freedom in so many ways. In its latest analysis of taxes in all 50 states in America, New York placed third on the public-finance publication Kiplinger’s list of the “least tax-friendly states.” Equally noteworthy, the Tax Foundation just ranked New York 49th on its 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index. These are the latest in a long string of rankings consistently placing New York at or near the bottom of worst-in-America positions on taxes, business climate, government debt, government spending, and so forth. Most recently comes news that JP Morgan Chase & Co., a cornerstone of the state’s financial industry for centuries, is moving thousands of jobs out of New York. “The moves are a response to a variety of forces that weigh on companies doing business in New York, including high taxes,” one report noted. Like I said, it’s death by a thousand cuts. Governor Andrew Cuomo took his turn at the helm in 2011 proclaiming that, “New York State has no future as the tax capital to the nation.” He held out hope for steering the state on a different course. Nearly a decade later, the governor’s tax-cutting focus has eroded. Lately, in fact, it has become all about government spending. The Cuomo price tag for future generations of New York taxpayers could be stunning. At the start, the governor stressed the importance of “jobs, jobs, jobs.” Many of us on the opposite side of the political aisle welcomed the focus. Now, early in his third term, many Upstate New York legislators (count me firmly among them)

are increasingly alarmed that Governor Cuomo’s job tank is literally running on the fumes of its original commitment. It’s being refueled, instead, by so-called progressive, Democrat Socialist, far left tax-and-spend priorities that are the political flavor of the moment among many in the governor’s own party. The pro-taxpayer advocacy organization Unshackle Upstate reacted this way to Kiplinger’s recent rankings, “Unfortunately, New York’s high tax culture makes it too expensive for some to stay here. Albany needs to take aggressive action to make our state affordable, or risk losing more families to friendlier tax climates.” The loss of more families, as well as more small business owners, manufacturers, and other job producers, I would add. Approaching the start of a new legislative session, we should be talking about renewing a commitment to lowering taxes across the board and stopping overregulation – not about spending more taxpayer dollars. Taking steps like comprehensive regulatory reform and tax relief are fundamentally important to reclaiming Upstate New York’s rightful place in this economy. I share with Unshackle Upstate and other advocates a number of fundamentally common goals for the future of the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes and the entire Upstate region. These overriding goals include fiscal discipline and responsibility at every level of government; development of the state’s energy and transportation infrastructures; tax relief, particularly property tax relief which, as many of us know, is entirely dependent on relieving the burden of unfunded state mandates on local governments, especially Medicaid; workforce development; broadband expansion; and a renewed focus on regulatory reform. Instead of talking about how to spend more and find the taxpayers to pay for it, we need a blueprint for common sense.



The real lessons of the Great Depression

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“The worst financial crisis since the Great Depression,” became standard shorthand for the global financial crash and resulting severe recession early in this century. A decade ago, the international financial crisis was waning at last. Extreme, pervasive financial speculation centered in the United States sparked the international meltdown. The 2008 bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers underscored the profound scale of the crisis. Government intervention in pumping out liquidity and supporting other banks was crucial to recovery. This fall is also the 70th anniversary of the stock market crash that ushered in the Great Depression. That was a true disaster, political as well as economic, which affected the entire industrialized world for a decade. Along with vast human suffering, the Great Depression fueled the rise of Nazism in Germany. The fundamental lessons of that experience remain profound.

The 1929 stock market nosedive that led to the economic collapse was sudden and steep. From the 381.17 peak on Sept. 3, U.S. stocks lost 25% value over two days. November brought recovery, but that proved fleeting. Stocks drifted to the historic low of 41.22 in July 1932. During the height of the selling frenzy, stocks traded in volumes that were not reached again until the late 1960s. Stocks did not return to the 1929 peak until 1954, in great contrast to more recent declines. Great public suspicion as well as hostility toward bankers defined American political life for decades. In the more recent crash, many banks failed and others remained solvent only by enormous emergency federal fund infusions. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, established during the New Deal, has been up to the task of protecting individual depositors. The U.S. central bank has led aggressive bond buying. Traditionally, the money supply and interest rates have been prin-

cipal financial tools. The Fed today controls a relatively small share of total dollars. At the same time, the global reserve role of the currency has facilitated the radical bond purchase initiative. Commercial banks became more regulated again, with capital requirements raised along with their rescue. In 2010, the comprehensive Dodd-Frank Act became law, including the important initiative of Paul Volcker to separate commercial from investment banking funds. The Trump administration has led sustained efforts to weaken these regulations, with some success. Commercial banks have been bitterly opposed to Dodd-Frank and Volcker reforms. That provides persuasive evidence that these restrictions have been having positive effects. Removing them sets the stage for the next crash. Large U.S. fiscal deficits and low interest rates has removed two primary tools of government to fight recession. Yet finance remains only one part of our complex economy. During the Great Depression,

humorist Will Rogers became enormously popular. He seemed the antithesis of bankers. Inspired by Will Rogers, here are down-toearth points. First, as a worker, take pride. The United States – you and me – has the most productive and largest economy in the world. Our gross domestic product doubles about every two decades. Second, as a citizen, be active and be alert. Government reforms reflect public pressures. There must be serious, sustained public oversight of financial activities. Third, as an investor, do homework. A good guide is “Security Analysis” by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd, first published in 1934 during the Great Depression, revised regularly since. You can read the book while the TV, the internet and your cell phone are on. However, why don’t you turn them off.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR To the editor, The 2019 General Election has come to a close and the results are in. I am honored to have been elected to the Prattsburgh Town Board for a four-year term. Every Town Board is tasked at a minimum with being good stewards of taxpayer dollars, providing necessary services to residents and pursuing new economic opportunities to maintain a town’s health. Prattsburgh is no different. In addition to the day to day business, our current and future board will soon be

fully engrossed in projects that will have a major impact on our town – a new sewer project for the business district and a proposed industrial wind project. Coming out to vote on Election Day is critical to the success of the town, and our Republic in general. But it is not enough to devote just one day to your town’s future. Since completing my previous council term at the end of 2015, I have been attending Town Board meetings faithfully. Almost always, it is the same few familiar faces in attendance. As a (former) board and

audience member, it is frustrating to see how few people attend and participate in these meetings. I hope that in 2020 when I am again seated at the table, I will see more and new faces attending our town’s board meetings to see how the Prattsburgh Town Board is serving its residents. Only by participating in your town’s governance can you make an informed judgment as to how we are doing.

Angela Einwachter Prattsburgh

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Shoulder/chest exercise for upper-body health By Marlo Alleva More Content Now

No matter your circumstances, upper-body health is imperative. Just think of all the things you do in a day: opening doors, picking up children, placing items on shelves, even pushing yourself up and out of a chair. Basic upper-body exercises are always good, and small variations can make all the difference. Our move today is a

shoulder/chest exercise called straight-ups. You will need a light/medium hand weight. Similar to an overhead extension, this move is just slightly more tucked in to your body. Start this exercise by grasping your hand weight in one hand. Holding your chest tall and engaging your core, place your free hand on your hip for balance. Bending in the elbow of the weighted hand, lift the weight to shoulder

level, tucking your elbow in close to your torso. Turn your palm to face out away from your body, and you are ready to start moving. Proceed to lift and push the weight straight up over your head. Once you reach your fullest extension, slowly return back to your starting position. Continue this straight up and down motion for at least 8 to 10 times on one arm; take a short break, then repeat on the opposite side.

Keep alternating for at least two to three sets on each side. This isolation move is great for targeting the front portion of the shoulder and upper chest. Add this exercise in to any upper-body routine  to add variations to your usual “go-to” moves. Marlo Alleva, an instructor at Gold’s Gym in Florida, can be reached at

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EARLY Continued from 3A voting program brings in people who wouldn’t have voted at all on election day. “I don’t know that I really see it increasing voter turnout [in the long term],” Olin said. “The studies they did in other states, none of them said that [early voting] increased voter turnout. I think it’s just another means for people to vote.” “It benefits the bigger cities more than us,” Penziul added. They also noted that the cost of the program, judged against the number of people that actually voted this first year, doesn’t paint a good

picture. That cost could increase if the state requires them to expand early voting to more sites, which the commissioners said has been rumored. The early voting requirement, along with newly increased hours for primary election voting, also draws more attention to a central problem for  the commissioners: They can’t get enough election inspectors to work on election days, and more days and more hours only increase the problem. “We already have a problem with not enough inspectors,” Olin said. Penziul noted the two of them go out to sites through-

out election day to fill in as inspectors themselves. “That is probably our biggest concern, the lack of the inspectors” Olin said. She said there’s a generational change, as existing inspectors, often older women, pass away or are too old to do the job. Many got started as stay at-  home mothers, Olin said, for something to do and extra money. But most families now need two paychecks to make ends meet. They noted many people also don’t realize election inspectors are paid. The commissioners made it clear they didn’t get through the early voting process alone.


“We had other departments — we had IT coming in helping with getting laptops and printers set up, we had our Sheriff ’s department [supply security during early voting], they [also] go out to bring ballots back to us [on election night].” County Public Works and Buildings and Grounds workers also drive trucks to move voting machines to sites around the large county. The commissioners said that this first year of early voting is probably not the time to judge its success overall. “It’s new, a lot of people don’t know about it, people don’t understand it yet,” Olin said. “It’s probably going to pick up next year,” Penziul added.

Next year will include a presidential race, so election officials were glad to have this year to figure out the process before what will likely be a much busier time for them a year from now. Despite their misgivings about staffing and costs, the two commissioners said they were generally happy with how early voting came together this first year — and that those few who took advantage seemed to appreciate it. “I think things went really well,” Olin said of their first run at early voting. “We had a lot of positive feedback,” Penziul added.


Charles C. Houser Jr. Charles C. Houser Jr. of Avoca NY passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday October 30, 2019. Charles was born November 29, 1955 as the son of Charles Sr. and Elizabeth ( Longwell) Houser. He lived a full life experiencing many adventures from scuba diving to an enthusiasm for Classic Cars. Chuck was a man full of heart, sometimes to a fault. In his adventure of life Chuck enjoyed the west coast towing scene where he acquired a garage full of collector cars; with a early 60’s corvette stingray being his car of choice. As life progressed Chuck rediscovered the experience of family as he started his own. He was a kind hearted father, a thoughtful brother, and a loyal son. While Chuck’s family life strengthened he began his employment at NYSDOT where he would meet many of his “soon to be” lifelong friends. Some of which would share his same enthusiasm in vehicles, this made him feel at home and soon grew to be very fond of this new network of individuals. These bonds would impact the rest of his life right up to his final days. He became active in many things like NYSATE, PEF and the 200 club. These soon became a staple of his life as he lobbied for these groups. With time advancing on Chuck he ultimately retired from NYSDOT proud and fulfilled with his career. Chuck was also a lifetime member

of the First Baptist Church of Avoca where he grew in his faith; and Family Life Ministries where he spent many of his adolescent years learning to further his work for the lord. Now if you knew Chuck; he was survived solely by his canine companion Martha. Yes he loved the rest of us as well, but in his final years his Old English Sheepdogs brought him such companionship through daily life. Chuck is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Houser;  children, Charles III (Ashlie) Houser and Helena Houser (Sonny Wilson); grandchildren, Xavier & Callie Houser and Sonny Wilson Jr., his brother David (Lisa) Houser and sisters, Cathy Houser and Susan (Rich) Woodby.  He was predeceased by his father Charles Sr. In lieu of flowers please forward memorial donations in his name to the First Baptist Church of Avoca,  1 Church Street, Avoca, NY 14809. No services will be performed per Chuck Jr request. The family greatly appreciates all support and comfort that has been given in their time of need.  Condolences may be made at  www.fagans

Lucille M. Barkley SAVONA – Lucille M. Barkley, 94, of Eagle Valley Road, passed away Wednesday October 30, at her daughter’s home. Lucille was born July 11, 1925, in Savona to George and Anna Morse Van Housen. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years Wesley G. Barkley in 2006; her brothers and sisters Israel, Elizabeth, Robert, Luella and George Jr. as well as many other dear relatives and close family friends. Lucille is survived by two sons Gordon Barkley

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of Savona, Albert (Gail) Barkley of Savona; one daughter, Suzanne (Frank) Curran of Hammondsport; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Barkley, Paul Barkley, Ashley Palomaki and Francis Curran; two great grandchildren Gabriel and Evelyn Barkley; one brother-in-law James Barkley of Richmond, VA and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Burial at Seamans Cemetery in Savona will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are in the hands of the LaMarche Funeral Home in Hammondsport.

Delbert Samuel Crocker Delbert Samuel Crocker, 84, of Bath, NY passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 comfortably at home. He was born April 18, 1935 to the late Charles and Laura (Dobbin) Crocker. Delbert worked many years as a Dan Dee chip salesman and later retired from Steuben County Building and Grounds. After retirement Delbert continued keeping busy working as a Crossing Guard, Community Service Program and at the Bath Compost. He enjoyed his mornings at the Chat A Whyle restaurant and he was well known and loved around the town of Bath. He was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church and the Bath B.P.O.E. 1547. Delbert also belonged to the Chemung Valley Region Car Club (CVR) and was an avid car collector. Later in life his passion turned into restoring pedal tractors which he did right up until the end. His beloved wife of 62 years, Jeanetta, predeceased him on July 31, 2019. Delbert is survived by his son, Randy (Cheryl) Crocker of Bath, NY and their children, Rachel (Michael) O’Connor and

Emily Crocker, daughter, Della (Bob) Fisher of Kendall, NY and their children Matthew (Amber) Fisher and Sarah Fisher, daughter, Lynette (Jim) Stewart of Bath, NY and their children, Alex and Lydia Stewart and daughter Laurie Crocker of Bath, NY; four great grandchildren, Lexi, Allison and Braden O’Connor and Brantley Fisher, brother Charles, sisters Norine and Linda. He is predeceased by his sister Beverly. Friends are invited to call at Fagan’s Funeral Home in Bath on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 1:00-4:00 pm with an Elks Service at 3:45 and Memorial Service at 4:00 pm with The Reverend Lynne Sharp officiating. Burial of Delbert and Jeanetta’s cremains will be in McDowell Cemetery, Wayne, NY at the convenience of the family. The family would like to thank Care First, especially Rachel for the wonderful care they provided to Delbert and to many family, friends and neighbors for their acts of kindness. In lieu of flowers memorials in Delbert’s name may be made to Finger Lakes SPCA, 72 Cameron Street, Bath, NY 14810 and Care First,3805 Meads Creek Rd, Painted Post, NY 14870.

Fred W. Richardson Fred W. Richardson, 82, of Pulteney, NY died at the Taylor Health Center in Bath on November 4, 2019.   He was the son of Robert “Buss”  and Esther (Bound) Richardson of Rochester, NY.  He was predeceased by his brother Jack, sister and brotherin-law, Betty and Andrew Fowbister. He is survived by his sons Scott and Eric, daughter Julie and son-inlaw Chris Cubiotti of Rochester, sister Linda and Paul Fritsch, sister-in-law, Jeanette and brother Robert;

grandchildren, Courtney, Jake, Erin and Eric Richardson, Lucas, Adam, Sarah, Hannah, Rebecca, Christa Cubiotti and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Fred served in the US Army from 1961-1966.  He belonged to the American Legion, Elks Club and V.F.W. in Bath, NY.  He worked for the Union, Local 832 for 40 years. He loved his partner in life of 49 years, Evelyn LoVette (Cole) Craig, who he is also survived by, his family, hunting, Yankee Baseball and his dog Taffy. At his families request, there will be no calling hours or services, and a  heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Taylor Health Center. Memorials in his name may be made to the Finger Lakes SPCA, Bath, NY.

Shirley (Coddington, Morgan) Black PRATTSBURGH, NY.; Shirley (Coddington, Morgan) Black, 70, from Prattsburgh, NY and formerly Canton, PA, was welcomed to Heaven on November 4, 2019 while at Arnot Ogden Medical Center with family by her side. She was born August 29, 1949 in Middletown, NY. She was preceded in death by her mother and father (Mildred and Richard Coddington) and former husband Robert H. Morgan with whom she raised 2 daughters. She is survived by husband Douglas Black, with whom she would have celebrated 10 years of marriage this November. Sisters Joanie (Ray) Cornish of North Carolina and Marilyn (Donald) Coster of Texas. Daughters Michelle (John) Dowd of Lititz, PA and Connie (Ronnie) Benson of Canton, PA. A step-son Brian Black of Williamsport, PA. Grand-

children Briar Barnes (Brianna Wold), Samantha Barnes (Ben Keim), Lauren (Ryan) Casselbury, Alyssa Packard, Tyler Benson, Dakota Benson and Sebastion Benson as well as 4 great grandchildren Garrett Casselbury, McCoy Barnes, Elliot Eilers and Malcolm Keim-MaGuire. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother, wife and friend. She worked at Arnot Ogden Medical Center for nearly 40 years, working her way up a key-puncher to the Assistant Manager of the IT department before retiring. During her retirement she lived her best life traveling, Kayaking, gardening, wintering in Florida and spending as much time as she could with her family. Family and friends were her passion. As a child, she loved spending time on the family farm in upstate NY where she was lucky enough to have a long overdue reunion with extended family last fall. She was a hardworking, loving mother who instilled those qualities in her 2 daughters. She was a nurturing sister that could always be counted on. She was a caring wife that was also a friend. As much as she loved her immediate family it was her grandchildren and great grandchildren that made her eyes sparkle and her heart warm. She was extremely humble in her many accomplishments at home and work. Shirley was an active member of the Faith Baptist Church, Branchport, NY. She will be forever remembered for her warm, caring nature, her sense of humor…..and her smile. Shirley’s Graveside Service was held on Friday November 8, 2019 at 2:00pm at the Bath National Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath.



COMMUNITY CALENDAR Volunteer opportunities

Steuben RSVP, an organization dedicated to connecting community-minded seniors with volunteer opportunities has announced several openings. Whether you want to assist once a week, once a month, or as an on-call substitute, your time is greatly needed and appreciated. • Faith in Action and Project Care help older adults to stay in their own homes, aging with dignity. Driving them to doctor’s appointments, to the grocery store, and other essential services are an important part of assisting them to age in place. Volunteer drivers are needed especially throughout Steuben County. Mileage reimbursement available. • P r o A c t i o n ’ s Home Delivered Meal Program and Corning Meals on Wheels not only deliver a homebound individual a good meal – they also deliver SMILES! There is a need for volunteers to help deliver meals throughout Steuben County. Routes generally take about an hour to complete. Although meals are delivered MondayFriday, volunteers deliver based on their availability. • Catholic Charities Turning Point in Bath, Hornell, Corning, and Canisteo is seeking volunteers to support its mission of stabilizing families in economic crisis, and helping them as they strive for self-suffi-


ciency. Your support is especially needed with the reception desk and food pantry. • The Ramp Guys are building low-to-no cost ramps for people throughout Steuben County and they need your help. Working with the Office for the Aging, this dedicated group helps individuals maintain their freedom and independence. It doesn’t matter if you have experience in construction or not. If you are looking for a way to help people and spend time outdoors, call RSVP. • Southern Tier CA$H provides free income tax assistance to low and moderate income individuals and families. The program is in need of volunteer tax preparers and receptionists in various locations throughout the county. Training is required. The program runs in various locations across the region. Please call Mary Dugo at Steuben County RSVP at 607-664-2298 or email Mdugo@steu for more information. Offices are located in Bath, Corning, and Hornell.

is a free drop-in support program designed for pregnant women, breastfeeding moms, and all families. Staffed by trained professionals from the county – Public Health, Healthy Families, WIC, and others. Certified Lactation Counselors are also on site every Friday to help with any breastfeeding questions or concerns. All programs are free and offer both mothers and children support and social opportunities. For more information, call Steuben County Public Health at 607-664-2438.


• Special Needs Ministry now open to children with special needs at Victory Highway Wesleyan Church in Painted Post. Available Sundays during 10:15 a.m. service only. To register go to victorykids or contact Melissa at mhomer@ v i c to r y h i g m , (607) 962-7000.

• The Hammondsport Central School Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 for a workshop in the high school library. Special meeting to follow. • Bath Baby Café, 9-10:30 a.m. every Friday at the Dormann Library. The Baby Café

SERVE Continued from 2A “No one in America should ever go hungry. I am pleased to say that the Bath Rotary Club supports the Red Door Community Kitchen and provides food for the less fortunate. The Rotarians are proud to provide and serve a healthy and sustaining meal two times a year to those in need. We also enjoy not only the fellowship we experience with those who come for lunch but also with our fellow Rotarians who serve the meals.”

• Prattsburgh Seniors welcomes new members that live within 10 miles of Prattsburgh at the Prattsburgh Methodist Church every second Tuesday of the month. Bring a dish to pass and table service. Annual dues $10.


• Fellowship Dinner the first Sunday of each month following 11 a.m. service. Grace Bible Baptist Church, 6875 E. William St., Bath. 607776-7503, gracebible

The Bath Rotary Club, chartered in 1923, is part of Rotary International, a service organization with over 34,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. It was the world’s first volunteer service organization and is more than 100 years old. The participation in the Red Door Community Kitchen allows the Bath Rotarians to continue their involvement in community service projects and to display dedication to their motto of “Service Above Self ”. The Bath Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 12 p.m. in the Empire Room of the Dormann Library.


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Men’s Virility Restored in Clinical Trial; 275% More Blood Flow in 5 Minutes A newly improved version of America’s best-selling male performance enhancer gives 70-year-old men the bedroom performance they enjoyed in their 30’s. America’s best-selling sexual performance enhancer just got a lot better. It’s the latest breakthrough for nitric oxide – the molecule that makes erections possible by increasing blood flow to your penis. Nitric oxide won the Nobel Prize in 1998. It’s why “the little blue pill” works. More than 200,000 A new discovery that increases nitric oxide availability was studies confirm it’s the recently proven in a clinical trial to boost blood flow 275% key to superior sexual resulting in even quicker, stronger and longer-lasting erections. performance. And this new discovery increases nitric oxide availability resulting in even quicker, stronger and longer-lasting erections.

a bigger, 9,000 mg per serving dose. It’s become so popular, he’s having trouble keeping it in stock.

Physiology study, one resulted in a 30 times MORE nitric oxide. And these increased levels lasted up to 12 hours.

One double-blind, placebo-controlled study (the “gold-standard” of research) involved a group of 70-year-old-men.

Dr. Sears is the author of more than 500 scientific papers. Thousands of people listened to him speak at the recent Palm Beach Health & Wellness Festival featuring Dr. Oz. NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath recently visited his clinic, the Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine.

“I measured my nitric oxide levels, you can buy a test kit from Amazon,” reports 48-year-old Jeff O. “Monday night I showed depleted.”

They didn’t exercise. They didn’t eat healthy. And researchers reported their “nitric oxide availability was almost totally compromised,” resulting in blood flow less than HALF of a man Primal Max Red has in peak sexual health. only been available for But only five minutes a few months — but after the first dose their everyone who takes it blood flow increased reports a big difference. 275%, back to levels “I have the energy to of a perfectly healthy have sex three times in 31-year-old man! “It’s one day, WOW! That has amazing,” remarks not happened in years. nitric oxide expert Dr. Al Oh, by the way I am 62,” Sears. “That’s like giving says Jonathan K. from 70-year-old men the Birmingham, AL. sexual power of 30-yearolds.”


Loss of erection power starts with your blood vessels. Specifically, the Despite the billions men inside layer called the spend annually on older endothelium where nitric nitric oxide therapies, oxide is made. there’s one well-known The problem is various problem with them. factors THICKEN your They don’t always blood vessels as you age. This blocks availability work. causing the nitric oxide Dr. Joseph Loscalzo “glitch.” The result is explains why. He’s studied difficulty in getting and nitric oxide for over 43 sustaining a healthy years. He is the physician- erection. in-chief at Brigham and How bad is the Women’s Hospital. He says a “deficiency of problem?


bioactive nitric oxide… Researcher shows the leads to impaired typical 40-year-old man endothelium-dependent absorbs 50% less nitric vasorelaxation.” oxide. At 50, that drops to In plain English, these 25%. And once you pass older products may 60 just a measly 15% gets increase levels of nitric through. oxide. But that’s only half the battle. If it’s not bioactively available then your body can’t absorb it to produce an erection.

To make matters worse, nitric oxide levels start declining in your 30’s. And by 70, nitric oxide production is down an Experts simply call it alarming 75%. the nitric oxide “glitch.” Primal Max Red is the And until now, there’s first formula to tackle both never been a solution. problems. Combining powerful nitric oxide NEXT GENERATION boosters and a proven NITRIC OXIDE delivery mechanism that FORMULA FLYING defeats the nitric oxide OFF SHELVES “glitch” resulting in Upon further research, 275% better blood flow America’s No. 1 men’s and stronger erections. health expert Dr. Al There’s not enough space Sears discovered certain here to fully explain how nutrients fix this “glitch” it works, so Dr. Sears resulting in 275% better will send anyone who blood flow. orders Primal Max Red He’s combined those a free special report that nutrients with proven explains everything. nitric oxide boosters in MORE CLINICAL a new formula called RESULTS Primal Max Red. In Nutrients in Primal clinical trials, 5,000 mg Max Red have logged is required for satisfying impressive results. sexual performance. In a Journal of Applied Primal Max Red contains

Then he used ingredients in Primal Max Red and, “The results were off the charts. I first woke around 3 a.m. on Tuesday with a throbbing boner. My nitric oxide levels measured at the top end of the range.”

FREE BONUS TESTOSTERONE BOOSTER Every order also gets Dr. Sears testosterone boosting formula Primal Max Black for free. “If you want passionate ‘rip your clothes off’ sex you had in your younger days, you need nitric oxide to get your erection going. And testosterone for energy and drive,” says Dr. Sears. “You get both with Primal Max Red and Primal Max Black.”

HOW TO GET PRIMAL MAX To secure free bottles of Primal Max Black and get the hot, new Primal Max Red formula, buyers should contact the Sears Health Hotline at 1-855-504-8728 within the next 48 hours. “It’s not available in drug stores yet,” says Dr. Sears. “The Hotline allows us to ship directly to the customer.” Dr. Sears feels so strongly about Primal Max, all orders are backed by a 100% money-back guarantee. “Just send me back the bottle and any unused product within 90 days from purchase date, and I’ll send you all your money back,” he says. The Hotline will be open for the next 48 hours. After that, the phone number will be shut down to allow them to restock. Call 1-855-504-8728 to secure your limited supply of Primal Max Red and free bottles of Primal Max Black. You don’t need a prescription, and those who call in the first 24 hours qualify for a significant discount. Use Promo Code NP1119MAX98 when you call in. Lines are frequently busy, but all calls will be answered.






MORNING MINUTES WORD OF THE WEEK Galeiform [guh-lee-uh-fawrm] (adjective) helmetshaped; resembling a galea.

TRIVIA In “Jaws,” what do Quint and Hooper compare to prove who is the better shark expert? A. Muscles B. Scars C. Sharks teeth D. Knives (Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW 2 billion: The IRS processes more than 2 billion pieces of paper each year.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY Nov. 10, 1969: “Sesame Street,” a TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count, makes its broadcast debut.

FEATURED BIRTHDAY Country singer Miranda Lambert (36)

QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Leadership is not about you; it’s about investing in the growth of others.” - Ken Blanchard



Benedek Memorial Library

(607) 583-4426 7 McCoy St., Savona Register for events: email, call, or at the Library. Nov. 14, 10 a.m., Story Hour! There will be stories, games and interactive play in the Early Literacy Room. Registration is requested. Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., Bingo Night. Join us for a fun night of playing Bingo for all ages. There will be prizes and snacks. Registration is required. Nov. 19, 12-2 p.m., Library Board Meeting. The library board will meet as a regularly scheduled meeting. The public is welcome to attend. For more information call (607) 5834426. Library Board Meetings are regularly held on the fourth Tuesday of the month except for the months of July

and December. Nov. 19, 4-5 p.m., Teen Advisory Committee Meeting. Teens who would like to help plan events, recommend items for the library, and volunteer to help the library are welcome to become part of the Teen Advisory Committee. Come join the fun and have a voice in the library. Nov. 19, 5-6 p.m., Friends of the Library. The  Library is looking for anyone wanting to be a friend of the library. Nov. 21, 4-6 p.m., and Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Minecraft. Come play a multiplayer game of Minecraft. We will have computers set up with a closed Minecraft world for players to explore and interact. Open to all ages. A parent or guardian must be present for any child 8 and under. There will be snacks and drinks available. Registration is required.

Nov. 28, Closed for Thanksgiving.

Fred & Harriett Taylor Memorial Library 21 William St., Hammondsport 607-569-2045

Indoor Walking is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9-10 a.m., Get fit with various Leslie Sansone Walking DVDs. Dress in comfortable clothes, wear sneakers, bring a bottle of water and plan on enjoying yourself. Walking takes place in the lower level of the library. Enter by the outer door at the end of the building. Indoor walking will be Nov. 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 29. Little Bookworms Story Time meets on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. This program is designed for newborns to five year olds and their caregivers. Bring your child to the library for stories,

activities, and a snack and enjoy an hour of fun and learning. Little Bookworms meets Nov. 13, 15, 20.

Nov. 11 – Closed for Veterans Day.

Nov. 12 – The Craft Quilters Group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m.

Nov. 12 – Library Trustees Meeting. The Library Board of Trustees meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend the open session.

Nov. 18 – Hammondsport Book Club meets from 6:45-7:45 p.m. The book for November is Prisoner of Birth, by Jeffrey Archer. The December selection, Educated, by Tara Westover, will be available at the November meeting. Newcomers always welcome. Nov. 28 – Closed for Thanksgiving. • Submitted

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WHAT’S UP at MOSSY BANK PARK Nov. 10 – I usually visit Mossy Bank Park at least once a week, and have done so for almost 10 years. At times I go for a specific reason like: to attend a meeting, change the kiosk display, or monitor the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid infestation. Often I walk through the park to hear the birds, see the flowers, or identify the fungi that are there. I almost always find something new or interesting; but then the scope of my interests is broad. Little things that most visitors would never notice, like a recent flock of White-throated Sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) passing through the park while heading south, are gems for me. But every once in a while, I am privileged to observe a natural encounter perhaps worthy of a nature segment on a television show. One of the last days of October was a brightly sunny, cloudless day with temperatures unseasonably warm in the mid-60’s F. I headed to the park in the late afternoon to do my adelgid observations. Making the turn onto Mossy Bank Road, I noticed the farmer had made one last cutting of the grassy fields on the left-hand side of the road. The cut hay lay in long, unbroken windrows. I saw an animal moving along one of the far windrows, and through binoculars confirmed it was a Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes). It was a little odd for the fox to be out in this bright daylight, but the newly mown grass probably uncovered the runs of voles, which tempted the hunting fox. I went on into the park to do my survey. After collecting my twigs for examination, I drove back out the same road. I always glance at the power line paralleling the road on the far side of the near field because raptors often perch atop one of the poles. That afternoon the poles were empty; but I noticed a crow in a tree calling down into the field beyond the fencerow. There was something there in the field, which appeared to be a raptor, that had drawn the crow’s attention. Through binoculars I saw it was a Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius). It was standing at the edge of one of the windrows of cut grass, but staring in my direction. Did it notice me in the car? No, the bird saw the Red Fox coming across the field toward it. The fox was much closer to me now than when I first saw it; and I noticed its face

D. Randy Weidner looked scruffy, its lower legs barely showed any black, and the distal half of its tail was no more around than a thin stick. The fox moved directly at the hawk, but somewhat half-heartedly, not a head-on rush nor stealthy stalk. When the fox approached to within about ten yards, the harrier flew off, going no more than 30 yards and landing in the low-cut field. The fox went directly to where the hawk had been and sniffed the ground but found nothing. After a few seconds the fox sat like a dog and started scratching its face. It rolled back and forth in the grass, got up, gave one last look at the hawk, which continued to stare intently at the fox, and finally walked up along the windrow of cut hay and out of sight. The harrier finally relaxed and bent forward, took a bite near its talons, and came up with part of the vole it carried off when chased by the fox. The harrier finished its meal in two more bites, stood soaking up the sunshine for a few minutes, then rose and lazily drifted up over the nearby wood edge. In his poem “In Memoriam” Alfred Tennyson immortalized the phrase: “…. Nature, red in tooth and claw”. We all understand that in Nature there are hunters and prey, and that bigger things eat smaller things. The fox and the harrier were at the mown field for the easy pickings of uncovered voles. The hawk flew off at least partially satiated. The unfortunate fox not only caught no voles, but could not intimidate the harrier. Worse, it was the one facing certain death, not from lack of hunting success, but from the advanced mange from which it was undoubtedly suffering. Mange is uniformly fatal for Red Foxes. It is not always the weaponry of tooth and claw that can kill, but sometimes the thousands of tiny cuts inflicted by parasites. And so this story ends, but it is hard to know how to feel about the whole scene. It often seems there is a lot of emotional ambiguity about the Natural world; but there are no moral lessons, things are what they are.

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A buck works over the zip-tied scrape setup.

Sometimes we have to move a tree stand By Oak Duke I hate moving a tree stand during the hunting season. And no, it’s not the work, the sweat, or even the lost hunting time that I mind most. Sometimes re-hanging a stand right in prime time is a necessary evil for deer hunters. When I move a tree stand in season, the existential reality is that it almost always cascades a negative, disrupting effect on the local whitetails…exactly those deer that I hope to superimpose with my pins or crosshairs. Like many deer hunters, I have a number of tree stands, some are hang-ons, others are ladder stands and they each are placed in a favored trees on various hunting properties for a variety of tactical and strategic reasons. Most are in prime movement zones, between the local whitetail’s food and cover. Others key on rut sign, placed near perennial scrapes and licking branch setups, tight for bow hunting. And still others are more observation stands, often near field edges and inside corners, rifle stands where we can reach way out. And most

have a figurative if not literal notch in their belt. But all these tree stands have one thing in common. They have been placed at the very least, weeks before the deer season opens so that they have a chance to season, lose their artificial man smell and become one with the whitetail’s world. I like to look at tree stands as needing seasoning, or age in a location to perform optimally. Whitetails, especially the older bucks and does take particular notice to any disruption at all in their favored environs. This behavioral characteristic of the whitetail is very evident to anyone experienced with moving trail cams. Deer get used to our cameras after a while, obviously feeling it’s placement if not copacetic, is at least not a direct threat. When our cameras are first hung, we invariably get those deer nose or antlers that look like trees pictures. I remember a few years ago a 12-point buck got caught in the act of scent-checking the tree I had shinnied up to bend down an overhanging branch for a lickingbranch setup. So when a brand new tree stand, or ladder, climbing sticks, etc. are

fresh out of the box and hung on a tree, they are in effect, a danger signal to all whitetails. That’s why I try as soon as possible, the moment I get home with a new stand or ladder, whatever, to get it out of the box and in the woods asap, even if it is just resting on the ground against a tree next to camp until I can hang it. In that way the chemicals, the scent molecules, the newness if you will, wear off and the stand itself becomes more acceptable to whitetails that flare their nostrils and stamp their front hooves at the slightest change in their world. Preferably, (though it might seem a bit over the top) I even like to keep stands in the same woodlot, or hunting area if possible because the ambient scents there are differ. Stands to reason that a woodlot near town has a different odor than one back in the woods a mile or so. By keeping stands in the same woods, they seem to season or detox at a quicker rate, becoming more satisfactory to Mr. and Mrs. Whitetail. Same with trail cameras for that matter. But due to circumstances in our everchanging woodlots and forests, the stand has to

be moved immediately. Sometimes a tree stand has to be moved for negative reasons, such as the owners of the land, or adjacent land decide to put an access road, or bulldozed hiking trail next to the stand. Obviously, the stand has to be pulled. Other less obvious reasons for changing the location of a tree stand is the change in a food source, whether natural or man-made, from crop fields being picked or plowed to an early apple drop. And then our light bulb goes on, and we say to ourselves, “I’ve got to pull this stand,” no matter how productive it has been in the past. And then there are the positive reasons for relocating a stand such as the wonderful discovery of a cluster of oak trees, loaded with acorns, evident by the fresh caps littering the ground and new rubs and scrapes, popping up, big tracks, and deer droppings all around. Some new spots just beg for a stand…so we have to sacrifice. Another tree stand has to be pulled from somewhere else because we can only buy so many tree stands (smile here.)





CoQ10’s Failure Leaves Millions Wanting Use this pill to supercharge your brain and think better than ever BREAKING NEWS: Millions of Americans take the supplement CoQ10. It’s the “jet fuel” that supercharges your cells’ power generators, known as mitochondria. As you age, your mitochondria begin to die. In fact, by age 67, you lose 80% of the mitochondria you had at age 25.1 But if you’re taking CoQ10, there’s something important you should know. As powerful as CoQ10 is, there is a critical thing it fails to do. It can’t create new mitochondria in your cells.

NASA-discovered nutrient is stunning the medical world by activating more youthful energy, vitality and health than CoQ10.

Taking CoQ10 is not enough “There’s a little-known NASA nutrient that multiplies the number of new power generators in your cells by up to 55%,” says Dr. Al Sears, owner of the Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine in Royal Palm Beach, Florida. “Science once thought this was impossible. But now you can make your heart, brain and body young again.” “I tell my patients the most important thing I can do is increase their ‘health span.’ This is the length of time you can live free of disease and with all your youthful abilities and faculties intact.” Medical first: Multiply the “power generators” in your cells Al Sears, M.D., recently released an energy-boosting supplement based on this NASA nutrient that has become so popular, he’s having trouble keeping it in stock. Dr. Sears is the author of over 500 scientific papers on anti-aging and recently spoke at the WPBF 25 Health & Wellness Festival featuring Dr. Oz and special guest Suzanne Somers. Thousands of people listened to Dr. Sears speak on his anti-aging breakthroughs and attended his book signing at the event. Now, Dr. Sears has come up with what his peers consider his greatest contribution to anti-aging medicine yet — a newly discovered nutrient that multiplies the number of tiny, energyproducing “engines” located inside the body’s cells, shattering the limitations of traditional CoQ10 supplements.

Why mitochondria matter A single cell in your body can contain between 200 to 2,000 mitochondria, with the largest number found in the most metabolically active cells, like those in your brain, heart and skeletal muscles. But because of changes in cells, stress and poor diet, most people’s power generators begin to malfunction and die off as they age. In fact, the Mitochondria Research Society reports 50 million U.S. adults are suffering from health problems because of mitochondrial dysfunction. Common ailments often associated with aging — such as memory problems, heart issues, blood sugar concerns and vision and hearing difficulties — can all be connected to a decrease in mitochondria.

Birth of new mitochondria Dr. Sears and his researchers combined the most powerful form of CoQ10 available — called ubiquinol — with a unique, newly discovered natural compound called PQQ that has the remarkable ability to grow new mitochondria. Together, the two powerhouses are now available in a supplement called Ultra Accel II. Discovered by a NASA probe in space dust, PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline quinone) stimulates something called “mitochondrial biogenesis” — a unique process that actually boosts the number of healthy mitochondria in your cells. In a study published in the Journal of Nutrition, mice fed PQQ grew a staggering number of new mitochondria, showing an increase of more than 55% in just eight weeks.

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the county Department of Social Services (DSS); or submitted online at Those who need the application sent to them can call (607) 664-2500. Those wishing to file HEAP applications in person may do so starting Nov. 12, between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. 117 E. Steuben St., Bath; or between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. the county DSS office, 3 E. Pulteney Square, Bath. Additional filing opportunities have been scheduled for the following dates and time at the locations listed below. Please note applicants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis and applications will only be accepted at those locations on those dates. • From 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30-4 p.m. only on Dec. 10 and Jan. 7, 2020 at the Office for the Aging on Broadway Mall, Hornell. • From 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30-4 p.m. only on Dec. 4 and Jan. 15, 2020 at the Steuben County Courthouse at 10 W. First St., Corning. No applications will be accepted at any location until Nov. 12. Important Information: 1) Applicants receiving Temporary Assistance and/or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits should contact the county DSS to learn if they automatically qualify for a regular HEAP benefit. 2) If an applicant or member of their household is 60 or older or is disabled and receiving SSI or Social Security Disability, they can get help filing the HEAP application from the county Office for the Aging, even if they are homebound. 3) Applicants may file completed applications and wait to be seen in person or request a phone interview later; or mail in completed applications and request a phone interview. 4) Applications may also be filed on line at www. Households low on fuel or in shut-off status may qualify for Emergency HEAP with applications for the emergency benefits accepted beginning Jan. 2, 2020: • All households who have not received a regular HEAP benefit during the 2019-2020 season must come to one of the above locations and for a face-toface interview if applying for Emergency HEAP. • Households facing shut-off or needing fuel that have received a regular HEAP benefit may apply to DSS by telephone. A new application may not be needed. Applications for heating equipment repair and replacement are new and will be accepted only at the Steuben DSS office. Only homeowners who have lived at that residence for 12 months preceding the date of application are eligible for heating equipment repair and replacement. Those with questions regarding eligibility or the application process may visit otda/heap or call: • Steuben County Department of Social Services: (607) 664-2500 or (800) 346-2211 or by dialing 2-1-1. • Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc: (607) 7762125 or (800) 553-2033. • Steuben County Office for the Aging (607) 6642298 • New York State HEAP Bureau: (800) 342-3009

being prepared for presentation this month, but Baker would like to have the staff on board and up to speed when the new law takes effect in January. The proposal, which was technically a request to waive a requirement that would slow the hiring process, got initial approval from the PSC Committee. If it’s approved by the Administration Committee, which is responsible for staffing decisions, it will go to the full Legislature Nov. 25 for a vote. Baker noted that while there is additional work to do on the Public Defender’s side as well under the new law, those expenses are being covered by state grants, at least for the immediate future. The state is not providing  additional funding to cover expenses for prosecutors.

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criminal complaint in the case, Read was never found to be in communication with an actual child during the investigation. An undercover investigator  posed first as a 13-year-old,  and later as an adult offering sex with a nine-year-old  relative. In the course of the investigation, Read sent the investigator sexually explicit photos of children approximately five years old, and offered to share more child pornography in the future, according to the complaint. The investigator set up a  meeting for Oct. 1, 2018 at Read’s residence. They notified him that they were outside, and asked him to come out to a vehicle. When he left his residence, he was taken into custody. The complaint indicated that Read was found in possession of condoms and Milky Way candy bars when he was arrested. He also reportedly told investigators that he started the online exchange in an attempt to investigate the person he thought he was communicating with and turn them in to authorities. The complaint indicated that Read was convicted in 2004 of endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation into sexual misconduct. The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the New York State Police, under the direction of Major Eric Laughton, and Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent in- Charge Kevin Kelly.

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Continued from 1A homicide. In a Monday press release, Hornell police said, “Mr. Sprague, an Arc of Steuben client, was found deceased with a wound in his neck area.” But on Tuesday, Inv. Thomas Aini, a Hornell Police Department sergeant, provided some insight into the early hours of the probe. Aini highlighted the importance of the four search warrants in building a case against Schultheis, who police said worked at the Elm Street house. “We conducted a search warrant at the crime scene, his vehicle, and his person and his vehicle,” said Aini. “All those were quickly secured for the purpose of the investigation. It was very quick. Any time there’s a lag in time, it could tend to weaken particular evidence that was recovered. All the other scenes were quickly secured. He was secured. He was in police contact. The vehicle and his house were secured, and the crime scene was secured within an hour.” Aini declined to address the specifics of the evidence. “I can’t comment on what we have, any physical evidence that we have. All I can say is all those scenes were quickly secured,” he said. While police quickly determined the death was a homicide, they have declined to say whether a weapon was involved or has been recovered. “There are still parts of this investigation that are still ongoing,” Hornell Police Chief Ted Murray told The Spectator. “We don’t even have the autopsy results completely done and back, so we can’t really talk at this point about weapons. “We’re confident that  what we have reconstructed  and with our interviews  of people that


Continued from 1A His father, Joseph Hauryski (the chairman is Joseph J. Hauryski), served 18 years on what was then the county’s Board of Supervisors. “I don’t know how the heck he did 18 years,” Hauryski said of his father. “I guess I was brought up with that mindset of serving. My dad always said, ‘Don’t complain if you’re not going to get involved and try to fix it.’” His first committee assignments were to the Agriculture, Industry and Planning and Public Works committees — appointed by then-Chairman Philip Roche. “[On Public Works], I argued about how we were always oil and- stoning [county] roads, and then you’re back doing the same thing in three years,” Hauryski said. “I said, ‘We’ve got to change this.’” It was a heated argument at the time, but one he said he and Public Works Commissioner Vince Spagnoletti now look on as very positive. “One we got over that argument, the Commissioner saw the benefit, we [the committee and Commissioner Spagnoletti] established a five-year road plan,” he said. “That took the politics out of whose road was going to be done this year.” The plan was established using scientific data from Cornell University to rate and prioritize road work. The county is now into its third five-year plan, and there are very few roads left in the county that are considered in ‘poor’ condition. “Sitting on the [Steuben County Industrial Development Agency] board, one of the things when you have companies looking at your area is roads,” Hauryski said.

indeed we do know what happened. There are no open issues that are of public concern at this point.” Murray praised his department and the assistance provided by the New York State Police. “I was very pleased with our initiating officers that went on the scene,” he said. “They were able to determine very quickly that they had a potential homicide and they took immediate action to recover evidence that was vital to us putting together the pieces of what happened.” The State Police Identification team, the Violent Crimes Investigative team, the Forensics Investigation Unit and Bath-based and Wayland-based  investigators assisted Hornell authorities. “There’s no better team of people to come out and do what they do as far as processing scenes,” Murray said. “We just don’t have the trained people, nor do we have the equipment or manpower to do what they’re able to do at these crime scenes.” Schultheis pleaded not guilty during a brief appearance in Hornell City Court and he was remanded to the Steuben County Jail without bail. Judge David E. Coddington set the next hearing in the case for 8:30 a.m., Thursday. Police said the 65 Elm St. home is an Arc of Steuben residence. Police called Schultheis a “supervisor of the clients” at the home, but they have been unable to detail his job duties or job title. The Arc of Steuben issued a statement Tuesday. Bernie Burns, Arc of Steuben executive director, said the agency has been “shocked and saddened by (Monday’s) occurrence.” Burns continued, “I assure  you that we are coop-

erating fully with the authorities on this matter and will  do whatever we can to ensure a thorough and effective investigation.  Grief counselors are  being mobilized to support  our staff, families and  the people that we serve,  as our community continues to grieve and process yesterday’s difficult news.” Burns also said, “The safety and well-being of the people we serve in this community is and continues to be, our utmost priority.” Murray said State Police crime scene technicians remained at the Elm Street residence until about 7 p.m. Monday, after which it was turned back over to The Arc of Steuben. The chief said Sprague’s death has triggered an outpouring of grief and questions. “He had a large family and a lot of friends in the Hornell area, and a lot of them have been calling me throughout today and yesterday,” Murray said. “Our condolences certainly go out to them and to all of his family and friends. They’re very distraught over the situation. They want to know what happened to their loved one. “Certainly it’s a painful situation for them, as certainly it’s a painful situation for the Hornell community to have something like this happen. It’s not very often that we have a crime of this nature occur.” And the police chief offered assurances to a wary community, unaccustomed to homicides. Murray said the department was as surprised as anyone by Monday’s incident, noting, “Historically, we don’t have any history of violence occurring in any of those houses.” Murray said the city remains a safe place to live.

He said IDA Executive Director Jamie Johnson has made it clear that the county has turned its road system into a positive point for potential development. A couple of years into his tenure on the Legislature, he got an unexpected phone call from then-Chairman Pat Donnelly, asking to meet with him. He said he told his wife, Sharon, who sadly passed away in August at just 69 years old, that he was afraid he had done something wrong to get a visit from the chairman. Donnelly, it turns out, was seeking the county Treasurer position. He had discussed with other legislators and “popped the question” of whether Hauryski would seek the chair. With that support, he took over the position — and immediately ran into a lengthy fight. It was time for redistricting in the wake of the 2010 Census. “We didn’t have much luck, so we kept everything the same,” he said, briefly summarizing an issue that consumed county government for months. But he said the Legislature,  under this leadership,  turned many of the concerns  raised by the redistricting question and redirected them into something else — changing the county’s form of government. “I think one of the biggest accomplishments is changing to a charter,” Hauryski said. The changes under the charter, approved by voters in 2013, are too numerous to mention. It created the County Manager position now held by Jack Wheeler, with the power to conduct more of the daytoday business of the county in terms of money and person-



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• Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Nov. 1, deputies arrested Michael D. Brizzee, 25, of West Morris Street, Bath. It is alleged that Brizzee choked another person while at the Steuben County Office Building. Brizzee was charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Blood Circulation a Class A Misdemeanor. Brizzee was held in the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court.

• Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Oct. 31, deputies arrested Heaven L. Robertson, 31, of County Route 3, Campbell. Deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute on County Route 3, Campbell. Through the investigation it is alleged that Robertson menaced a member of her family or household with a weapon. Robertson was charged with Menacing in the Second Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. Robertson was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released to appear in the Town of Thurston Court at a later date.

• Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Nov. 6, deputies arrested Jeffrey P. Vanskiver, 59, of Bean Station Road, Hammondsport. It is alleged that in May and June 2019, Vanskiver used another person’s benefit card issued by the Steuben County Department of Social Services, following that person’s death. As a result, Vanskiver obtained benefits which he was not entitled nor authorized to receive in the amount of $155.71. Vanskiver is charged with three counts of Misuse of Food Stamps, a class A misdemeanor in violation of New York State Social Service Law, and one count of Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor in violation of New York State penal Law. Vanskiver was released on an appearance ticket for the Village of Bath Court.

• Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Oct. 28, deputies arrested Dale M. Yoder, 24, of Mount Vernon Road, Amherst, following an investigation into a one car motor vehicle crash on I-86, Corning. It is alleged that Yoder operated a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition, failed to keep right and crashed into a fixed object.Yoder was charged with fail to keep right, Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, blood alcohol content greater than .18%.

• On Oct. 31, deputies arrested Dylan D. Yates, 24, of Almond, following an investigation into a one car motor vehicle crash on County Route 64 in Hartsville. It is alleged that Mr. Yates operated a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition while on County Route 64, leaving the roadway, crashing into a creek bed. Yates was charged with Driving while Intoxicated and Driving with .08% or more in blood.

• On Oct. 31, deputies arrested Nathan. A Clark, 34, of Troupsburg, following a report of a one car rollover crash on State Route 36 in the Town of Jasper. It is alleged that Clark operated a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. Clark was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a .08% bac, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd, unregistered motor vehicle and failure to use designated lane.

• On Nov. 2, deputies arrested William S. Frawley, 54, of Hanrahan Road, Addison, following an investigation of a one motorcycle crash occurring in May of 2019. It is alleged that Frawley’s blood alcohol content was greater than .08% at the time of the crash. Frawley was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

nel. It also shifted the elected Treasurer position held by Donnelly into the professional, appointed Commissioner of Finance position — still held by Donnelly. Mostly, it gave the county the ability to define itself with more freedom from state government. “It’s benefited us immensely,” Hauryski said. “It’s much easier, it’s more streamlined. It’s worked out well for us.” Not everything about the job has been positive. Hauryski also had the unviable task of leading the county government through deciding the fate of the Steuben County Health Care Facility. After a major investment in the facility under the promise of state reimbursement — which failed to materialize — the county found itself losing millions operating the nursing home. They began looking for a way to get out from under the facility’s approximately $3 million per year deficit. “I formed the Ad Hoc Health Committee” to seek a solution, Hauryski said. That’s been a frequent approach to provide focus to the county’s work on emerging issues, such as the current Ad Hoc Office Space Committee’s work on creating space for new court facilities. “Roche would always be picking on me, ‘What ad hoc committee are you going to be forming this month?’,” Hauryski said. “I said, ‘If you think I could get 17 legislators into a room and solve this, you’re crazy. It would be chaos.’” “I hated to see [the sale of the nursing facility],” he said. “We fought through it hard and heavy [in the Legislature].” The Legislature’s 2012 vote to sell the facility also saw court

review, with the sale not ultimately approved until 2013. Hauryski shouldered a lot of the blame from those unhappy with the decision. The sale to Centers Health Care of New York City, which also operates the former Founders Pavilion in Corning, still draws grumbles seven years later from family members of residents and former employees. “I took a lot of heat. I got irate phone calls, letters and emails,” he said. “I got stopped on the street. I told them, ‘You’re going to break us.’” Though it was a difficult time, he said he doesn’t regret what the Legislature chose. “I don’t think there was another solution,” Hauryski said. “Every other county that was in this business got out of it.” And the result has been a much more stable footing for county government, he said. “[The sale of the health care facility] righted our financial ship,” he said. “That’s why we are where we are today financially.” More recently, the county completed construction of a new annex building across the street from the main office building in Bath. Built to allow for expansion and the consolidation of scattered departments and records, it’s turned out to be a godsend in the light of the state Office of Court Administration’s demands for more courtroom space. The county made the deal of the decade on construction of the annex, with bids coming in low enough for the planned two-story facility that officials were able to expand it to three levels at the originally projected cost. “I’m glad we were able to put that third floor on, because if we hadn’t, we’d be talk-

ing about a whole new building just for the courts,” Hauryski said. “At the end of the day, we’re looking at $10 million [to accommodate the court requirements], compared to $30 million for a new courthouse building.” He still speaks often to Mark Alger, longtime County Administrator and briefly County Manager after the passage of the charter before Wheeler, his former deputy, took over that role. “[Alger] has told me I’ve been able to accomplish more than most,” Hauryski said. “I attribute it to the quality of the legislators that we have. “They work hard, they attend committee meetings, they find out at the ground level what’s going on.” Because so much of the key work of county government is done at the committee level, Hauryski said he’s devoted a lot of time to making sure committee assignments fit each legislator’s background, training and interests. “I’m very pleased with where we are, with the dedication that they have,” he said. Hauryski said it’s his own decision that this is the time to step down — not the result of what has been a difficult year for his family. “I could run for another term,” he noted — the law allows four consecutive terms on the Legislature. He said he made the choice, along with his family, not to do that — even before his wife’s passing. “It’s been an amazing run, and maybe that’s one of the reasons I’m stepping down — I put everything I had into it,” Hauryski told The Courier. “I wanted to make the job something that I can be proud of.”





Rams advance to state tourney

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By Tom Passmore Steuben Courier

By Tom Passmore Steuben Courier

Recently, the Steuben County Athletic Association girls soccer all-stars were announced along with player of the year, offensive MVP and defense MVP. Maeve Looney of Alfred-Almond earned Division I Player of The Year honors after contributing 22 goals and five assists for an Eagles team that went 12-6 during the regular season. Allie Smith of Canisteo-Greenwood took home Division I Offensive Most Valuable Player after netting 24 goals on the season and adding seven assists. Smith led the Redskins to a 12-6 record. Earning Defensive Most Valuable Players was Addison’s Sarah Learn. Learn anchored a Knights defense that allowed only 1.6 goals per game and had an assist on the season.


Pictured is the Steuben County Athletic Association Division I first team. Back row: Kerrigan Driskell (AD), Kihara Gotshall (AD), Gabrielle Coletta (AD), Leah Robie (CS), Autumn Peck (CS), Taneeka Howell (CG), Brooke Smith (CG), Liz Roach (CG). Front row: Andrea McMahon (AA), Amy Evingham (AA), Alivia Phenes (BRD/HPT), Aubrie Cole (BRD/HPT).

COHOCTON — Lorenzo Serafini netted a goal in overtime to propel Haverling to a 2-1 victory over PalMac in the Section V class B crossover game Tuesday. With three minutes left in the first overtime, Lorenzo Serafini deposited a goal off an assist from Thomas Binkowski to give the Rams the win. “The ball was in the box a lot and we were getting a lot of chances,” Haverling head coach Matt Hill said. “We were hopeful the ball was going to go in. Lorenzo had a chance and knocked it in. It was a tight game, we just thankfully ended up getting the goal.” Haverling outshot Pal-Mac 26-6 in the game. Thomas Binkowski netted the lone first half goal for the Rams on a penalty kick that Keefer Calkins drew. “Keefer dribbled beat a couple guys and drew a foul that gave us that chance and Thomas buried it,” said Hill. German Villetoro had the goal for the Red Raiders. Haverling will play Section VI’s Lackawanna at 3:30 p.m Saturday in the Far West Regionals in Rochester at Hilton High School. “They’re a tough team, they’re quick and they have a real high goal scorer,”said Hill. “It will be a good matchup.”


Pictured is the Steuben County Athletic Association Dvivision I second team. Back row: Karrigan Ellison (CS), Donna Clark (CS), Rorie Whitcomb (HPT/BRD), Destiny Hammond (HPT/BRD), Hannah Hoerter (HPT/BRD, Logan Brown (AA), Emily Agnello (AA). Front row: Rachel Miller (AD), Jillian Ames (AD), Bella Benjamin (AD), Savannah Ambuski (CG), Kylie Turner (CG).

Haverling wins second-straight Section V Class B2 title By Tom Passmore


Pictured is the Steuben County Division II first team all-stars. Back Row: Shauna Pimm (AV), Selina Jud (AV), Stephanie Longwell (AV), Faith Goodrich (AV), Julia Flaitz (ARK/CAN), Hannah Reynolds (ARK/CAN), Guilanna Smith (ARK/ CAN) Front Row: Savannah Barros (PRB), Lucia Darpino (PRB), Bailey Palmiter (JT).

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AVON – Haverling scored early and often on its way to a 4-0 victory over Bishop Kearney last last Saturday in the Section V Class B2 finals for its second title in as many seasons. The Rams scored 50 seconds into the game when a Thomas Binkowski corner kick found Sam Arnts to give Haverling a 1-0 lead. “It certainly helps when you score early and take the wind out of their sails,” said Hill. Haverling continued its onslaught with two more goals in the half and added another goal in the second half. Lorenzo Serafini had two goals for the Rams while Arnts and Teddie Robbins added single goals. Binkowski led Haverling with three assists and Brendan Strong added an assist. The Haverling defense  allowed


Pictured is the Haverling Rams boys soccer team after winning the Section V Class B2 title last Saturday. only nine shots on goal and didn’t concede a score to a Bishop Kearney that averaged almost four goals a game in the regular season. “They had a couple real strong kids up front,” Hill said. “Sam Arnts and DJ smith did a great

job up front. Defense did a really great job.” Haverling wins a sectional title for the 16th time in program history and head coach Matt Hill captured his eighth as head coach.

Pictured is the Steuben County Division II second team all-stars. Back Row: Jessie, Miller (AV), Riley Stowe (AV), Patience Greunke (ARK/ CAN), Victoria McDaniel (ARK/CAN), Emily Pfaff (ARK/CAN), Emily Fuller (ARK/CAN) Front Row: Colby Santillo (PRB), Samara Bixby (PRB), Brynn Waters (JT), Emily McCaig (JT). PROVIDED

Pictured from left is player of the year Alexis Weldy (AV), offensive MVP Delaney Stowe (AV) and defensive MVP: Julia Payne (ARK/ CAN).

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SCAA Div. II all-stars announced By Tom Passmore Steuben Courier

Recently, the Steuben County Athletic Association girls soccer all-stars were announced along with player of the year, offensive MVP and defense MVP. In Division II, Alexis Weldy of Avoca won Player of the Year, Delaney Stowe from Avoca took home Offensive Player of the Year honors and Julia Payne from Arkport-Canaseraga won Defensive Most Valuable Player. Weldy led the Tigers with 26 goals and 17 assists and Stowe added 23 goals and eight assists for Avoca who finished with a 17-2 regular season record. Payne played defense and midfield for the Wolves.

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JAMES PATRICK, INDIVIDUALLY AS HEIR AND ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF JANICE K. MILLER, SCOTT PATRICK, MARY WHITE, PATRICK D. MILLER, GRANT S. MILLER, et al., Defendants NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT In pursuance of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the office of the County Clerk of Steuben County on July 10, 2019, I, William Joint, Esq., the Referee named in said Judgment, will sell in one parcel at public auction on December 2, 2019 at the Front Steps of the Steuben County Courthouse, 3 E. Pulteney Street, Bath, County of Steuben, State of New York, at 10:00 A.M., the premises described as follows: 4310 Tannery Road Campbell, NY 14821 SBL No.: 261.01-01-017.120 ALL THAT TRACT OF PARCEL OF LAND situate in the Town of Campbell, County of Steuben and State of New York The premises are sold subject to the provisions of the filed judgment, Index No. E2018-1232CV in the amount of $65,185.21 plus interest and costs. Richard C. Turner, Esq. Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP Plaintiff’s Attorney 500 Bausch & Lomb Rochester, New York 14604 Tel.: 855-227-5072

Misty Hills LLC, Art. of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/1/19. Off. loc.: Steuben Co. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process may be served & shall mail to 3558 County Rte 21, Cameron, NY 14819. Purp.: any lawful purp.6tz 10/13,10,20,10/27,11/3,11/10,11/17

CHURCH SERVICES DIRECTORY AVOCA Avoca United Methodist 8593 Jacobs Ladder Rd., Barre Butts, Pastor Sunday School 11am, Worship Service 11am Nursery Available, 607-566-4045 First Baptist 1 Church St. Bill McFeaters, Sr Pastor. Brandon McAfee, Pastor of Young Adults. 8:15am & 11am Sunday Morning Worship. 6pm Sunday Evening Service & Youth Group. 607-566-2077 Solid Rock Church Full Gospel Non-denominational 28 Chase St., Sun. 10am, Wed 7pm Pastors: Doug & Lori Towner, Rob Tillinghast

BATH Buck Settlement Church RD 4, 5349 Buck Settlement Rd. Gregory Ferguson, Pastor Sunday School 10am, Worship 11am Evening Service 6pm, Wed. Bible Study 7pm 607-776-2446 Bath Baptist 14 Howell St., Sunday School 9am, Worship Service 10:30am, Youth Grp Fri. 6pm Interim Paster Dale Kee Morning Glory Prayer, Sat. Morning 7:30am 607-776-2382 Bethel Assembly of God 310 W. Washington St., Craig Buckley, Pastor Children’s Church 10:30am Worship 10:30am & 6pm Ladies Bible Study Wed. 10am Men’s Bible Study Thurs. 10am Other events – Find us on Facebook (607) 776-6264

Centenary United Methodist 3 W. Washington & Liberty St. Rev. Leanne Zeck Sun. Service 8:30am & 10:50am Sun. School 9:40am, all ages 607-776-3434

Pastoral Leader Rev. Dr. Melanie Duguid-May Summer Worship Sundays 8am & 10:30am, Thursdays at 12:10pm each with Holy Communion, 607-776-4503

Grace Bible Baptist 6875 E. William St. Ext., Pastor Garrett Hall Sunday School 10am, Morning Worship 11am Sun. Evening 6pm, Wed. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study 7pm 607-776-7503,

Bradford Baptist 2788 Yawger Hill Rd., Chris Durham, Pastor 9:30am Sunday School, 10:45am Worship 6pm Evening Service, 7pm Wed. Prayer Service 607-583-4403

1st Presbyterian Church 6 E. Morris St., Rev. Dr. Stanley Bhasker 8:30am Contemporary Service 10:30am Trad. Worship Sunday School during 10:30am service Child Care & Coffee Hour, Handicapped acc. 607-776-6464 Gateway Community Church 6698 Roosevelt Ave. 10:30am Sunday Worship Rev. Claudia Browning Assoc. Pastor Rev. Tim Negus, 607-664-1373 Harvest Baptist 7568 Rt. 54, Bath across from IDM Alan Lindmark, Pastor 10:45 am Morning Worship Nursery & Junior Church, 6 pm Sunday Eve. Svc 7pm Wed. Prayer Meeting 607-664-1142


St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr 7646 Main St., Rev. Patrick Connor, Pastor Mass: Sunday 11am, 607-583-4920

CAMPBELL Campbell Alliance Church 8766 Rt. 415, Worship Service 11am 607-527-4427 Campbell United Methodist 8516 Main St., Pastor Veronica Seeley Sunday Morning Service 10am 607-527-3343



SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF STEUBEN LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff against UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF GRAHAM HOWARD; ERNEST FREDRICK HOWARD, POSSIBLE HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF GRAHAM HOWARD, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on September 30, 2019. I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Steuben County Courthouse, 3E. Pulteney Square, Bath, N.Y. on the 10th day of December, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. premises described as follows: The easterly one-half of the tract or parcel of land situate in the Town of Lindley, County of Steuben and State of New York. Said premises known as 1325 Spirit Path, Corning, N.Y. 14830. (Section: 370.00, Block: 01, Lot: 023.100). Approximate amount of lien $ 111,150.26 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. E2018-1071CV. Leslie A. Roff, Esq., Referee. Stern & Eisenberg, PC Attorney(s) for Plaintiff Woodbridge Corporate Plaza 485 B Route 1 South – Suite 330 Iselin, NJ 08830 (732) 582-6344 *For sale information, please visit or call 800-280-2832*

SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF STEUBEN LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff against JUSTIN M. SEAGER, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on September 20, 2019. I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Steuben County Courthouse, 3E Pulteney Square, Bath, N.Y. on the 11th day of December, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. premises described as follows: All that tract or parcel of land, situate at 12 East Academy Street, and being Lot 149 of the “Allison Plot” on the Village of Canisteo, Town of Canisteo, County of Steuben, State of New York. Said premises known as 12 East Academy Street, Canisteo, N.Y. 14823. (Section: 197.15, Block: 03, Lot: 016.000). Approximate amount of lien $ 83,097.53 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. E2018-1427CV. Brittany L. Linder, Esq., Referee. Stern & Eisenberg, PC Attorney(s) for Plaintiff Woodbridge Corporate Plaza 485 B Route 1 South – Suite 330 Iselin, NJ 08830 (732) 582-6344

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY PURSUANT TO SECTION 206 OF THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY LAW WALLINGFORD HOTEL PARTNERS LLC Articles of Organization filed with NYS SOS on October 2, 2019. Office of the company located in Steuben County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the company upon whom process against it may be served, and the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process so served is Wallingford Hotel Partners LLC, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, New York 14830.Purpose: any lawful business.6tz

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Cohocton United Methodist Church Corner of Maple Ave. and Wheeler St. Service 9:15am Pastor Cathy Fox

Waneta Lake Baptist Chapel W. Waneta Lake Rd., 607-292-3900 Pastor: Adam Hunt, Sunday School 10am Sunday Worship 11am Sun. Eve. Service, 6pm Bible Study Wed. 7pm

Zion Lutheran Church ELCA 20 South Danville St., 585-384-5156 Worship at 11:15 AM Pastor Virginia Mazzarella,

Wayne Baptist Church 69 Rt. 230, Wayne, Rev. Jody Peppard, Pastor Sunday School 10am, Worship Service 11am 607-292-3420



Coopers Plains Community Church 10 Race St., Pastor Rob Hayes 9:30am Worship, Nursery available 11:15am Sunday School

Haskinsville Wesleyan Church 8727 Haskinsville Rd., 607-324-5149 Pastor Adam Smith, Sun. Worship 9:30 am Sun. School 11 am, Sun. Eve. Bible Study 6pm Wednesday Prayer meeting at 6:30pm

DUNDEE Altay Baptist Church 4289 Six Corners Rd., Evelyn Emerson, Pastor Worship & Sunday School 9:30am


HOWARD Howard Union Church 3609 Cty Rt 70A (between Bath & Hornell) 607-566-8327, Sun Worship Service 9 am Faithful Followers of Christ Church Pastor Mike Stephenson Meets at Community Building Sun. School 9:30am, Sun. Service 10:30am

Mitchellsville United Methodist 8421 Cty. Rte. 13, Rev. Barre Butts Worship 9am, Coffee Hour After Svc. 607-794-8415

First United Methodist 35 Lake Street, Rev. Paul J. Rowley, Pastor Worship 8:30am Contemporary 11:00am -Traditional, Junior Church Nursery and Sunday School 9:45am 5th Sunday of month combined service 10am 607-569-3511

St. Joseph’s the Carpenter 8508 Main Street, Rev. Patrick Connor, Pastor Mass: Saturday, 4pm 607-527-3239

First Presbyterian Church 1 Park Place, Service at 11am Sun. School 11am 607-569-2712

Nite Lite Gospel House Roosevelt Ave., Sched. Events Friday Rev. Claudia Browning, 607-664-1373

Thurston Christian Church 7511 Cnty Rte. 333, Pastor: David Peck 11am Morning Worship 6pm Wed. Prayer & Bible Study

No. Urbana Chapel 8505 N. Urbana Rd., off Rt 87 Sunday Worship 10am Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7pm


Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church 7601 S. Valley Rd., 607-599-3651

Prattsburgh Baptist Pastor Matthew Terboss 9:30am Sunday School, 10:30am Worship 6:30pm Wed. Bible Study

St. James Episcopal Main & Lake St., Rev. Lynne Sharp, Rector Sunday Service 9am, Nursery School, Sunday School, Handicap/Hearing Impaired Accessible 607-569-2647

St. Patrick’s 47 N. Main St., Mass - Sunday 8am 607-522-6101

Seventh Day Adventist Christopher Hufnagel, Pastor Lakeview Apts., 105 Geneva St. Sat. Sabbath School 9:45am Worship Service 11am

Christ Community Church 52 Liberty St., Pastor Joseph Simmons 10:30 am Worship Services 11:30 am Children’s Church Coffee Hour After Svc 6:30 pm Thursday Bible Study 607-542-1940

St. John Vianney Parish (St. Mary’s Church) 34 E. Morris St. Rev. Jim Jaeger, Pastor Sat. Mass 4pm, Sun. Mass 9am Wed. Mass 5pm, Thur. Mass 9am St. Thomas’ Episcopal 122 Liberty St.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) 97 Maple Avenue, 585-384-5366 Worship Service 9am; Sun. School 10:15am Commissioned Deacon, Robert C. Crane Facebook: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church First Presbyterian 54 Maple Ave. Hymn Praise & Bible Trivia, Sunday 9:15am Sunday Worship Service 9:30am



Curtis Baptist Bible Church 4297 Tannery Rd., Rev. Dale Ingraham Sunday Worship 8:45am & 11am Sunday Afternoon Service 1:30pm Sunday School 10am, Wed. Prayer 6:30pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 120 Rumsey St., Pres. Scott R. Anderson 10am Sacrament Meeting, 11:10am Sun. School 11:10am – Elders Quorum/Relief Society

Notice of Qualification of Emerald Springs Apartments Owner KofP LLC Appl. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/10/19. Office location: Steuben County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 09/03/19. Princ. office of LLC: 1170 Pittsford Victor Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. DE addr. of LLC: 251 Little Falls Dr., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Secy. of State, Div. of Corps., John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful a c t i v i t y . 6 t z

St. John Vianney Parish (St. Gabriel’s Church) 78 Shethar St. Rev. Jim Jaeger, Pastor Mass Sun. 11am, 607-569-3501



KANONA Kanona Methodist Church 7631 Main St., Rev. Ruth Reppert, 776-2154 Sunday Morning Service 9am

PRATTSBURGH First Presbyterian Services and children’s program Sun. 9:30am

United Methodist 4 Porter St., Pastor Edwin Jaqua Worship 9:30am, 585-794-1941

PULTENEY First Presbyterian Church of Pulteney Main St. Worship Service & Sunday School 9:15am 607-868-3155 Grace Community Fellowship Cty. Rd. 74, Pastor Lawrence Slater Worship Service 10:45am Children’s Church & Nursery Wed. Eve. Bible Study, 607-868-3297

RISINGVILLE Risingville United Methodist Church 4530 Cnty Rd. 11, Rev. Veronica Seeley, Pastor Sunday Worship 8:30am, 607-776-7437

SAVONA Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd Church & McCoy St. Sunday Worship, 11am, Holy Eucharist Savona Federated Church 20 Church St. Morning Worship 11am, 607-583-2409

TYRONE Tyrone United Methodist Church Rev. Beth Kottemann, Pastor 1 Church Hill Rd., 607-292-3239 Sunday Services at 10:15 am

WALLACE Wallace Wesleyan Church Rev. Bill Spencer, Pastor Sunday School 9am, Morning Worship 10am Prayer & Bible Study Wednesday 6-8pm 607-566-2590, Visit us on Facebook

WHEELER Wheeler United Methodist Cty. Rt. 53, Edwin Jaqua, Pastor Sunday Service 11am, 585-794-1941






NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY PURSUANT TO SECTION 206 OF THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY LAW Name: SYRACUSE HOSPITALITY DEVELOPERS LLC Articles of Organization filed with NYS SOS on October 10, 2019. Office of the company located in Steuben County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the company upon whom process against it may be served, and the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process so served is Syracuse Hospitality Developers LLC, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, New York 14830.Purpose: any lawful business.6tz

“D&G Commercial Realty LLC: Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on July 5, 2013. Office location is Chemung County. Principal place of business is 1836 Grand Central Avenue, Elmira Heights, NY 14903. SSNY is designated as the LLCʼs agent for service of process, a copy of which process shall be mailed to 1836 Grand Central Avenue, Elmira Heights, NY 14903. Purpose: any lawful b u s i n e s s . ” 6 t z

“RyJo Technologies, LLC: Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on October 17, 2019. Office location is Chemung County. Principal place of business is 601 Foster Avenue, Elmira, NY 14905. SSNY is designated as the LLCʼs agent for service of process, a copy of which process shall be mailed to 601 Foster Avenue, Elmira, NY 14905. Purpose: any lawful business.”6tz


Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Supreme Court, Steuben County, on the 21th day of October 2019, bearing Index No. 2019-1463CV, a copy of which may be examined at the office of the clerk located at 3 Pulteney Square East, Bath, New York, grants me the right to assume the name Alexisi Lorraine Vanitski. The city and state of my present address are Hornell, New York. The Month and year of my birth June 8th 1998 the place of my birth Hornell, New York: My present name is Alexis Lorraine Rudesil

Notice of Qualification of SOLAR TROUPSBURG LLC Appl. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/08/19. Office location: Steuben County. LLC formed in Ohio (OH) on 10/03/19. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 122072543. OH addr. of LLC: 2500 Farmers Dr., Ste. 140,Columbus, OH 43235. Cert. of Form. filed with OH Secy. of State, 22 N. 4th St., Columbus, OH 43215. Purpose: Any lawful a c t i v i t y . 6 t z 10/20,10/27,11/03,11/10,11/17,11/24






“Emilee Carpenter, LLC: Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on October 9, 2019. Office location is Chemung County. Principal place of business is 35 Main Street, Apt. 3, Big Flats, NY 14814. SSNY is designated as the LLCʼs agent for service of process, a copy of which process shall be mailed to 35 Main Street, Apt. 3, Big Flats, NY 14814. Purpose: any lawful b u s i n e s s . ” 6 t z 10/13,10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10,11/17

“Kinsman Realty LLC: Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on October 31, 2019. Office location is Chemung County. Principal place of business is 914 Chambers Road, Horseheads, NY 14845. SSNY is designated as the LLCʼs agent for service of process, a copy of which process shall be mailed to 914 Chambers Road, Horseheads, NY 14845. Purpose: any lawful b u s i n e s s . ” 6 t z 11/10,11/17,11/24,12/01,12/08,12/15

UPSCALE QUALITY RENTALS, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/7/19. Office in Steuben Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to PO Box 421, Bath, NY 14810. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 19 W. William St., Bath, NY 14810. To engage in boarding houses and anything related to that business. 6tz 10/27,11/3,11/10,11/17,11/24,12/01

Notice of Formation of CORNING MAIN STREET PROPERTIES II, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 09/20/19. Office location: Chemung County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 225 Colonial Dr., Horseheads, NY 14845. Purpose: Any lawful activity.6tz 10/6,10/13,10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABLITY COMPANY NAME: GRO APARTMENTS, LLC County Chemung Secretary of State is designated as agent of the company for service of process. Address for process: 150 lake Street, Ste. 3. Elmira, NY 14901 Articles of Organization filed on October 4, 2019 Business: any lawful business p u r p o s e . 6 t z 10/13,10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10,11/17

PENFLEX ACTUARIAL SERVICES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 9/23/2019. Office in Cortland Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served.SSNY shall mail process to 67 Main St., Cortland, NY 13045, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful p u r p o s e . 6 T Z 10/6,10/13,10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: Elback Equine LLC. County: Chemung. Secretary of State is designated as agent for service of process. Address for service and principal place of business: 2898 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903. Articles of Organization filed May 31, 2019. Any lawful business purpose. 6tz

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TOWNER DEVELOPMENT, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 11/4/2019.Office in Steuben Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 4437 Tannery Rd., Campbell, NY 14821, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful p u r p o s e . 6 t z 11/10,11/17,11/24,12/1,12/8,12/15


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Blu Horseshoe LLC. Art.of Org. filed with the SSNY on 10/4/2019. Office: Steuben County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 4457 Pine Hill Rd. Cohocton, New York 14826. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.6tz 10/13,10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10,11/17

LANDIS SALES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/7/19. Office in Steuben Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 9568 South Church Rd., Cohocton, NY 14826, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.6tz 10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10,11/17,11/24

PHF Arch, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 10/23/2019. Office: Steuben County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 201 W 4th St, Corning, NY 14830. Purpose: Any lawful p u r p o s e . 6 t z 11/3,11/10,11/17,11/24,12/1,12/8




Plaintiff, -againstDIVINA DAMONE, PAULA BENNETT, MARIA DAMONE, PATRICK DAMONE, MICHAEL DAMONE, DOMINICK DAMONE a/k/a DOMINIC DAMONE, ANITA LAMBERT-DAMONE, CRAIG DAMONE, individually and as the heirs-at-law and next-of-kin of Virginia L. Reulbach, deceased, late of the Town of Wayland, County of Steuben, State of New York; PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; JOHN ROE and JANE ROE, said names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiff, the persons or parties intended being all unknown heirs-at-law and next-of-kin of Virginia L. Reulbach, deceased, late of the Town of Wayland, County of Steuben, State of New York; and "JOHN DOE #1" through "JOHN DOE #12", the last twelve names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiffs, the persons or parties intended being the tenants, occupants, persons or corporations, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the premises described in the complaint, Defendants.


RJI No.: Assigned Judge:

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to serve upon plaintiff’s attorneys an answer to the complaint in this action within twenty (20) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service, or within thirty (30) days after service is complete if the summons is not personally served upon you within the State of New York. The United States, if designated a defendant on this action, may appear or answer within sixty (60) days of service. In case of your failure to answer, judgment will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. The basis of the venue designated is that the mortgaged property is located in Steuben County. October 8, 2019 Albany, New York

COOPER ERVING & SAVAGE LLP BY:/s/Michael A. Kornstein________ Michael A. Kornstein, Esq. Attorneys for Plaintiff 39 North Pearl Street, 4th Floor Albany, New York 12207 (518) 449-3900

John Roe and Jane Roe, said names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiffs, the persons or parties intended being all unknown heirs-at-law and next-of-kin of Virginia L. Reulbach, deceased, late of the Town of Wayland, County of Steuben, State of New York:


The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an Order of the Hon. Robert B. Wiggins, Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 9th day of September, 2019, and filed with the complaint and other papers in the Office of the Clerk of Steuben County. This is an action for foreclosure of a mortgage made by Virginia L. Reulbach, to Citizens Bank, N.A. f/k/a RBS Citizens Bank, N.A. in the original amount of $100,000.00 with interest, dated February 29, 2012, recorded March 23, 2012, in the Steuben County Clerk’s Office in Liber 3499 of Mortgages at page 78. The relief sought is the foreclosure of the mortgage lien and the public sale of the mortgaged premises and in case of your failure to appear, judgment may be taken against you extinguishing any interest or judgment lien you may have in the mortgaged premises. The premises indexed in this action are described and commonly known as 10293 Route 92, Town of Wayland, Steuben County, New York (Tax Map No. 041.00-02-17.120). A complete legal description is as follows: **See Schedule Annexed** Dated:

October 8, 2019 Albany, New York

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Index No. 2019-0380CV

TO: John Roe and Jane Roe, said names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiffs, the persons or parties intended being all unknown heirs-at-law and next-of-kin of Virginia L. Reulbach, deceased, late of the Town of Wayland, County of Steuben, State of New York:



SUNRISE BOARDING FARM LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 9/26/19. Office in Steuben Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 7715 Van Ness Rd., Hammondsport, NY 14840. Purpose: Any lawful Purpose.6tz10/20,10/27,11/03, 11/10,11/17,11/24

HOLDINGS LINX, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 9/30/2019. Office in Chemung Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 116 Morningside Dr., Elmira, NY 14905. Purpose: Any lawful p u r p o s e . 6 t z 10/6,10/13,10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10

VERUTO ENTERPRISES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/7/2019.Office in Chemung Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 981 Hudson Acres Dr., Pine City, NY 14871. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.6tz 10/13,10/20,10/27,11/3,11/10,11/17

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Thence; S 36 degrees 44' 00" W along said centerline a distance of 48.73 feet to a point;


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Thence; S 11 degrees 23' 49" W a distance of 497.39 feet to a point;

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Any opportunity is a good time to commemorate the bravery and selfless deeds of military personnel, but certain prominent holidays in November make this an especially important time to thank veterans for their service. November 11 is Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada. It’s also known as Armistice Day in other parts of the world. These holidays honor all military veterans who have provided service to their countries, and that each falls on November 11 is no coincidence, as the day commemorates the anniversary of the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. Many places around the world pause and remember fallen veterans on November 11, but a good majority of Veterans Day and Remembrance Day commemorative events focus on past

and current veterans who are still alive. There are many ways to honor the military at home and abroad in time for the November festivities. The following are just a handful of ways to show appreciation for military men and women. • When dining out, ask your server if you can pay the tab for a soldier or veteran you see in the restaurant. • Attend a military parade with your family and explain the significance of the day to children in attendance. • Draft letters and send care packages to soldiers currently in service far away from home. • Ask your company if Veterans Day or Remembrance Day can be an observed holiday at your place of business each year to pay homage to servicemen and women. • Visit a military memorial in a city near you. Your town also may have its

own memorial. • Petition town officials to erect a memorial if your town does not already have one. Such memorials can be a source of inspiration for your community. • Support a military family in your town who may be missing a loved one stationed elsewhere. Make meals, mow the lawn, help with grocery shopping, or simply provide emotional support. • Volunteer time at a veterans’ hospital. You may be able to read with veterans or engage in other activities. • Get involved with a military support charity that can provide muchneeded funds to struggling families or disabled veterans. • Have children speak with veterans in your family, including grandparents, uncles and aunts or even their own parents. It can help them gain

perspective on the important roles the military plays. • Ask a veteran to give a commencement speech at a school or to be the guest of honor at a special function. • Drive disabled veterans to doctors’ appointments or to run any errands. • Support a local VFW organization. • Create a scrapbook for a veteran in your life. • Cheer for or thank military personnel each time you see them. • Visit the veterans’ portion of a nearby cemetery and place poppies or other flowers on the graves. • Always keep the military on your mind and never forget those who have served and didn’t return home. • METRO CREATIVE CONTENT

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A Steuben County Historical Society Feature written by Kirk House

Western Auto Days By Kirk House, Steuben County Historical Society The impending closure of Bath Kmart makes me dream of stores gone by. Remember Grant’s? There used to be one on Liberty Street in Bath. Corning had Woolworth and J. J. Newberry. Bath and Addison had G.L.F. And don’t forget Loblaw’s! Everybody has stores that bring back youth and childhood. I started working at a Western Auto in Rhode Island when I was 14, and stayed there for 10 years, then later added a few months in Virginia. Many, many people have told me that their very first bike was a Western Flyer from Western Auto. Mine too! In days gone by Western Auto was “your home town department store.” They had an associate store arrangement, where small business owners could keep their independent ownership, their existing specialty, and their own character, with Western Auto as an overlay. “My” store did its own buy-


ing for hardware, plumbing, paint and electrical. Through Western Auto we added firearms, sporting goods, appliances, furniture, housewares, toys, and, of course, automotives. Back in the midsixties, we were still stocking and selling Model T and Model A parts. Stores loom huge in the experience of little kids... so big! so much stuff!... and the memories linger for a lifetime. They remember the roar and vibration of coffee grinding at

the register in A&P, or buying a children’s encyclopedia, one volume a week, from Grand Union. One shopping center in Bath’s West End is still called the Acme plaza locally, though its Acme supermarket has been gone for a long, long time. Newer folks call it the Jamesway plaza, but that’s gone too. G.L.F. eventually merged with Eastern States to form Agway. G.L.F. produced its own cereals, still fondly remembered.

And don’t forget the S&H Green Stamps – or Plaid Stamps at A&P! Licking the stamps, sticking them in books, and poring through the catalog was a passionate childhood pastime. Now that I think of it, we still have a couple of items around the house that we “bought” with Green Stamps. Where, outside of memory, are the stores of yesteryear? Western Auto’s name was legally discontinued in 2006. A&P closed its last store four

years back. Grand Union’s been swallowed by Tops. Loblaw’s withdrew back to Canada decades ago. W. T. Grant went broke in ‘76, Woolworth became Foot Locker. Ames and Newberry died with the 20th century. Acme is still around, just not around here, and the same is true for Ben Franklin. I guess that’s also the case for Red & White, whose faded signs could still be found around Keuka Lake not long ago. There used to be an I.G.A. Grocery store in Mount Morris, but the closest now seems to be in Pennsylvania. Business crunches on, of course. The corner shops gave way to A&P, Western Auto, and Grant. They gave way to the K-Marts, and those are giving way to the Walmarts. Something’s lost, and something’s gained, with each transition. But the end of Ames, for instance, 17 years ago, meant that many folks in the Adirondacks suddenly had to drive 50 miles to buy a spool of thread. At any rate, it’s no use to be crotchety. But scout around in memory... or in your home, your shed, your garage... and see what “classic” names and trademarks you find. Have fun!





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BATH – With the need for emergency medical responders on the rise in Steuben County, the county Legislature Public Safety and Corrections Committee approved Monday a study by the Center for Public Safety Management LLC on how current needs are being met. The study will be the first extensive look at response to emergency medical needs by the county in over 10 years, and will track services from the time 9-1-1 dispatchers field a call to the onsite response and hospital admittance. “This will run the whole gamut of what happens,” county Office of Emergency Services Director Tim Marshall told the committee. “What dispatch does, is basic life support required or is advanced, the time it takes, who responds, mutual aid, what happens prehospital? Everything.” Steuben is facing a challenge many rural areas across the nation are wrestling with – how to get the best service

available to people located a significant distance from medical centers. Steuben now has two paid emergency medical systems in Corning and Hornell, with volunteers in 18 corps responding to the remaining calls in rural areas. Not only is certification becoming more difficult and time consuming for volunteers, the cost to rural communities to pay for equipment and training is increasing, and fewer volunteers are available during standard work hours. Marshall said the $58,000 study will take up to eight months, with the results passed on to the county Legislature and emergency medical responders in Steuben. The study will be paid for by funds now in the department’s budget and also will include options to improve services. “We have worked on ways to handle this for years,” Marshall said. “This study will give us a firm idea of what is really happening so we can make some critical decisions.”

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Care & Share Program Sign Up for Toy and Food Baskets Saturday, Nov. 30: 9 am - Noon Friday, Dec. 6: 6 pm - 8 pm Saturday, Dec. 7: 9 am - Noon Toy sign ups are for children 1-10 years of age from Avoca, Bath, Bradford. Campbell, Hammondsport, Prattsburgh & Savona.

Everyone wanting toys and/or food basket MUST SIGN UP at O’Malley Hall, St. Mary’s Church, 30 Morris St., Bath Home-bound Senior Citizens may call 776-3666 on November 30 between the hours of 9 am - 1 pm. Calls received after this date will not be accepted. TOYS AND FOOD BASKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON DECEMBER 21, 2019 FROM 8 AM TO 2 PM Anyone wishing to make a donation to our program can send it to:

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The Dormann Library is offering one free cup of coffee per day this next week (Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Saturday, Nov. 16) to our local Armed Forces Personnel and Veterans in gratitude for your service. The library is closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Even if you are not a veteran, stop by the Chapters Café at the Dormann Library on Wednesday, Nov. 13, for some live music by local musician, Kidd Williams. Kidd will be playing acoustic guitar from 6-8 p.m. during a free program we are calling Café Chords. Just a little light music for reading the newspaper, checking email on a computer, or having a hot cup of coffee.


Stop by the Chapters Café at the Dormann Library on Wednesday, Nov. 13, for some live music by local musician, Kidd Williams. Kidd will be playing acoustic guitar from 6-8 p.m. during a free program. With the holidays quickly approaching, it is nice to set some time aside to work on craft projects. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for some adult “Crafternoon” time. We’ll provide the space

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Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that from Oct. 14 to Nov. 1, deputies of the Steuben Sheriff ’s Office Warrant Squad arrested the following persons due to active warrants: 1. Nov. 1: David S.Hildreth, 46, of Baldwin Avenue, Addison. It is alleged that Hildreth violated a term or condition of his probation and was arrested due to a violation of probation. Warrant issued out of Steuben County Court and remanded to Steuben County Jail. 2. Oct. 31: Dylan T. Walker, 21, of County Route 89, Bath. It is alleged that Walker violated a term or condition of his probation and was arrested due to a violation of probation. Warrant issued out of Steuben County Court and remanded to Steuben County Jail. 3. Oct. 28: Lori K. Schledorn, 43, of Scott Street, Wayland. It is alleged that Schledorn violated a term or condition of her probation and was arrested due to violation of probation. Warrant issued out of Steuben County Court and remanded to Steuben County Jail. 4. Oct. 28: Ellyn L. Williams, 37, of Hakes Avenue, Hornell. It is alleged that Williams violated a term or condition of her probation and was arrested

due to violation of probation. 5. Oct. 28: Ashley M. Hamilton, 27, of Oak Street, Elmira. It is alleged that Hamilton violated a term or condition of her probation and was arrested due to violation of probation. 6. Oct. 25: Sathasivan Kallier, 47, of West Morris Street, Bath. It is alleged that Kallier violated a term of condition of his probation and was arrested due to violation of probation. 7. Oct. 22: Thomas Russell Shaffer, 25, Allen Street, Cohocton. It is alleged that Shaffer violated a term of condition of his probation and was arrested due to violation of probation. 8. Oct. 18: Tyler J. Moore, 25, of Wallace Road, Arkport. It is alleged that Moore violated a term or condition of his probation and was arrested due to violation of probation. 9. Oct. 18: David Andrew Crosby, 36, of Oak Street, Hornell. It is alleged that Crosby violated a term or condition of his probation and was arrested due to violation of probation. 10. Oct. 14: Patrick Michael Adams, 35, of Albion Street, Hornell. It is alleged that Adams violated a term or condition of his probation and was arrested due to a violation of probation.


Bath church to host van Rensburg

Christ Community Church will host Annalise van Rensburg Friday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m., at 52 Liberty St., in Bath. van Rensburg is the author of Understanding Revelation. She comes from South Africa, with over 30 years of ministry.

Arc of Steuben Names Smith Associate of Month

BATH – Justin Smith, Facilities, was named Arc of Steuben Associate of the Month for October. Smith was nominated by Kaylie Nichols, Program Coordinator, for not only making sure that residential houses and the Bath office complex are maintained and safe, but also involving the people we support in the process. In her nomination Nichols says she has seen Smith include people while painting, or by giving them a front row seat while he fixes something, all while explaining what he’s working on and answering any questions. Recently, Smith came into one of the Day Habilitation rooms where someone mentioned that he noticed a light in the fitness room needed some attention. Smith thanked him and went to fix it. Later, Smith came back to the room and presented that person with a certificate and a treat in appreciation for helping the facilities department. Nichols said “the excitement and pride that beamed from his face is something I will never forget”. Smith ensures that the buildings are taken care of as well as being person-centered in everything he does.

Bath resident attends trip

ONEONTA – John Clancy of Bath, traveled with 83 other SUNY Oneonta students to New York City on Oct. 24 for the college’s annual Backpacks to Briefcases alumni networking trip. Students visited 18 well-established alumni at their Manhattan offices and heard about their experiences going from students to top executives. The event is designed to inspire students to jumpstart their careers by beginning to build their professional networks. It is funded by the Oneonta Student Association and the SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association through charitable gifts to the Fund for Oneonta. Clancy is studying Professional Accounting at SUNY Oneonta. • Content submitted

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