Columbia-Greene Local News-March 7

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 3-7-19

SCARY MOMENTS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON,

WHEN A CAR CRASHED INTO KAATERSKILL

CREEK IN HAINES FALLS. THE ACCIDENT

HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 1 ON NORTH

LAKE ROAD. HAINES FALLS FIRE AND

TANNERSVILLE RESCUE TREATED THE 60

YEAR OLD MAN FOR INJURIES.

TWO NEW PHONE SCAMS, TARGETING CENTRAL

HUDSON CUSTOMERS HAVE EMERGED IN THE

LAST FEW DAYS. ONE PRESSURES THE

CALLER INTO INSTALLING AN ENERGY

EFFICIENT DEVICE, THE SECOND TELLS

THE CALLER TO PURCHASE A GIFT CARD TO

PAY AN OVERDUE BILL. IN BOTH CASES,

POLICE SAY YOU SHOULD JUST HANG UP.

TWO AREA MEN ARE FACING CHARGES,

AFTER THEIR ARREST IN SEPARATE

DOMESTIC INCIDENTS. TANNER RIVENBURGH

OF CLAVERACK WAS CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL

IMPRISONMENT AND RODNEY JOHNSON JOHNSON

OF GREENPORT WAS CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL

CONTEMPT.

AFTER BEING CALLED TO THE AMERISTOP

STORE ON ROUTE 23 IN CRARYVILLE, A

TOWN WOMAN FACES CHARGES. 38 YEAR OLD

SARAH GAYLORD WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE

WITH FALSELY REPORTING AN INCIDENT AND

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED

SUBSTANCE. SHE WAS GIVEN APPEARANCE

TICKETS FOR COURT.

AN AREA LAWYER WAS SENT TO THE DUTCHESS

COUNTY JAIL ON GRAND LARCENY CHARGES.

STATE POLICE SAY, 48 YEAR OLD MICHAEL

VARBLE OF KINGSTON TOOK OVER 28,000

DOLLARS IN PAYMENTS FROM CLIENTS AND

NEVER PROVIDED THE SERVICES. BAIL

WAS SET AT 5000 DOLLARS.

CLOSE TO 400 FAMILY DOLLAR STORES

ARE SET TO CLOSE THIS YEAR, THE COMPANY

ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY. THE REMAINING

STORES ARE EXPECTED TO CHANGE THEIR

NAME TO DOLLAR TREE. THERE ARE NINE

FAMILY DOLLAR STORES IN THE AREA

AND TWO DOLLAR TREE STORES. THE

COMPANY HAS NOT IDENTIFIED THE STORES

THAT ARE CLOSING YET.

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