Columbia-Greene Local News-October 13

posted by Bill Williams - 

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 10-13-18


THERE WAS NO BIG WINNER LAST NIGHT IN THE MEGA MILLIONS DRAWING, WHICH MEANS A BIG JUMP IN THE JACKPOT FOR TUESDAY NIGHT. THE NEW YORK LOTTERY REPORTS THE TOP PRIZE WILL BE 654 MILLION.

TONIGHT'S POWERBALL DRAWING IS ABOUT HALF OF THAT, AT 314 MILLION.


AN ALTERCATION ON KING HILL ROAD IN FREEHOLD, ENDED WITH A WOMAN FACING CHARGES. 56 YEAR OLD TEMPLE BAILEY WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE WITH ASSAULT AND CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON.


AN INCIDENT ON OCTOBER 2ND AT THE BROOKWOOD SECURE CENTER IN CLAVERACK HAS A RESIDENT FACING CHARGES. STATE POLICE REPORT, THE 18 YEAR OLD HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH HARASSMENT.HE'LL ANSWER THE CHARGES IN TOWN COURT.


A POWER OUTAGE IN THE VILLAGE OF CATSKILL, LEFT AROUND 200 CUSTOMERS IN THE DARK FOR SEVERAL HOURS FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE OUTAGE HAPPENED AFTER A TREE AND WIRES CAME DOWN ON BROAD STREET. 


THE NURSES AT LIVINGSTON HILLS NURSING AND REHAB HAVE A NEW CONTRACT. THE UNION REPORTED FRIDAY THAT A NEW, ONE YEAR AGREEMENT HAS GONE INTO EFFECT. THE NURSES HAD PICKETED BACK IN JULY.


AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY INTO THE THURSDAY NIGHT VANDELISM, AT MARC MOLINARO'S NEW YORK CITY CAMPAIGN OFFICE. MOLINARO SAYS WINDOWS WERE SMASHED, LOCKS WERE GLUED, DOORS WERE SPRAY PAINTED,AND A THREATENING NOTE WAS LEFT BEHIND.


THE TOWN OF GHENT CELEBRATES 200 YEARS TODAY. THE BICENTENNIAL PARADE CAN BE SEEN ALONG ROUTE 66 STARTING AT 2. A DAY OF ACTIVITIES AND CELEBRATIONS TAKES PLACE AT THE TOWN HIGHWAY GARAGE.


THE ANNUAL GOLDEN GATHERING TAKES PLACE TODAY AT COLUMBIA GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE. THE EVENT,FOR SENIORS, WILL HAVE OVER 75 EXHIBITORS, HEALTH SCREENINGS,AND FLU SHOTS. IT RUNS FROM 9:30 TO 12:30.

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