Columbia-Greene Local News-February 21

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 2-21-19

SNOW TURNED TO ICE LAST NIGHT ACROSS

COLUMBIA AND GREENE COUNTIES, AND

WITH THE CHANGE-OVER CAME THE ACCIDENTS.

POLICE RESPONDED TO A COUPLE DOZEN

MINOR ACCIDENTS, INCLUDING ONE THAT

INVOLVED A SNOW PLOW, ON ROUTE 66 IN

GREENPORT. THAT ONE HAPPENED JUST

AFTER 7:30.

TWO MORE VEHICLE FIRES ON WEDNESDAY.

BOTH WERE IN COLUMBIA COUNTY. THE

FIRST WAS ON ROUTE 9H IN KINDERHOOK,

THE SECOND WAS ON THE TACONIC PARKWAY

IN CHATHAM.

AN ALTERCATION IN CATSKILL ENDED WITH

A VILLAGE WOMAN FACING CHARGES.

CATSKILL POLICE CHARGED 43 YEAR OLD

AMEENAH KIRBY WITH 3RD DEGREE ASSAULT.

SHE'S SCHEDULED TO ANSWER THE CHARGES

IN COURT.

STATE ENCON OFFICERS SAY A CAIRO MAN

DUMPED A LOAD OF SOLID WASTE ALONG

A TOWN ROAD, AFTER HE TOLD THE SAME

OFFICER EARLIER THAT HE WAS TAKING

IT TO THE GREENE COUNTY TRANSFER

STATION. THE UNIDENTIFIED MAN WAS

TICKETED FOR UNLAWFUL DISPOSAL OF

SOLID WASTE, AND WILL APPEAR IN

CAIRO TOWN COURT.

THE FAMILY OF A GERMANTOWN

CONTRACTOR AND BASEBALL COACH IS

LOOKING FOR THE PUBLIC'S HELP,

AFTER A BAD SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT.

A GO FUND ME PAGE HAS BEEN SET UP

FOR PHIL TILLOU, WHO CONTINUES

TO BE TREATED AT A SYRACUSE

HOSPITAL.

You can donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/phil-tillous-medical-bills?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=fb_dn_postdonate_r&fbclid=IwAR1JHGP-0eYFWtNz05-2TUkeZKp_c5qgKzqi5_aU0tw3RlYipakD10ATFEw

GRANT MONEY IS ON THE WAY TO

COLUMBIA COUNTY AIRPORT. 510

THOUSAND DOLLARS WILL BE USED FOR A

NEW FUELING FACILITY. THE MONEY

IS PART OF 3.6 MILLION IN STATE

FUNDING, ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY BY

THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE.

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