Deputies remind community of alcohol sale restrictions for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Staff reports

Steuben County Sheriff's Office wants to remind all Steuben County grocery stores, liquor stores, bars, wineries and breweries about the sale of alcohol on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

There should be NO SALE of alcohol during the following times:

• On-premises liquor, wine and beer: 10 p.m. Christmas Eve to 12 noon on Christmas Day.

• Off-premises beer: 10 p.m. Christmas Eve to 8 a.m. Christmas Day.

• Off-premises liquor: 12 midnight to 12 noon and 9 p.m. to 12 midnight Christmas Day (no additional restriction for Christmas Eve on Saturday.)

The Sheriff's Office also wants to remind people to drive safely during this Holiday weekend.

Please report those who are drinking alcohol under the age of 21, those who purchase alcohol for anyone under the age of 21, and any parties where underage drinking may occur, by calling the anonymous tip line at 1-877862-4847.