Columbia-Greene Local News-June 26

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 6-26-19

AN ANCRAM HOME WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE

TUESDAY MORNING. FIRE OFFICIALS SAY,

THE HOME WAS FULLY INVOLVED WHEN THEY

ARRIVED AT 93 COUNTY ROUTE 3, AROUND

4:20. AT LEAST ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN

TO COLUMBIA MEMORIAL. THE CAUSE IS

UNDER INVESTIGATION.

ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN TO ALBANY MED

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, FOLLOWING A

TWO CAR ACCIDENT IN VALATIE. THE

ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE IN A DRIVEWAY

ON NOVAK ROAD. STATE POLICE ARE

INVESTIGATING.

A MAJOR UPSET IN HUDSON'S

DEMOCRAT PRIMARY TUESDAY, WHERE

MAYOR RICK RECTOR HAS LOST TO

CHALLENGER KAMAL JOHNSON, BY

A TWO TO ONE MARGAIN. THE

FINAL UNOFFICIAL NUMBERS HAVE

JOHNSON AT 678, AND RECTOR AT

354.

COMMON COUNCIL PRESIDENT THOMAS

DIPIETRO CAME OUT ON TOP IN

YESTERDAY'S PRIMARY.

PETER KUSMINSKI HAS WON THE

REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR GREENE

COUNTY SHERIFF BY A LARGE MARGIN.

AFTER ALL THE VOTES WERE COUNTED,

KUSMINSKI TOOK ROUGHLY 90 PERCENT

OF THE VOTE, WITH CHALLENGER

DIANA BENOIT TAKING 10 PERCENT.

A TRAFFIC STOP ON ROUTE 81 IN

GREENVILLE HAVE TWO FAMILY

MEMBERS FACING MULTIPLE FELONY

CHARGES. 24 YEAR OLD AUSTIN

SUAREZ OF HUDSON AND 47 YEAR OLD

RONALD SUAREZ OF LEEDS WERE BOTH

CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL POSSESSION

OF A WEAPON, A LOADED FIREARM,

AND CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF

NARCOTICS.

A 92 YEAR OLD MAN WAS KILLED

YESTERDAY MORNING, AFTER HE

WAS HIT BY AN AMTRAK TRAIN IN

THE TOWN OF RHINEBECK. STATE POLICE

SAY AN V.TRAN WAS WALKING ON THE

TRACKS WHEN HE WAS STRUCK. HE

WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.

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