Columbia-Greene Local News-March 13

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 3-13-19

QUICK ACTION BY GREENPORT FIREFIGHTERS,

STOPPED A FIRE AT MIRROR IMAGE HAIR

SALON TUESDAY MORNING. FIREMEN WERE

CALLED TO THE SCENE ON FAIRVIEW AVENUE

JUST AFTER 9:30. THE FIRE WAS CONTAINED

TO A BACK PORCH AND SIDING. THE CAUSE

WAS DETERMINED TO BE CARELESS SMOKING.

A BURGLARY INVESTIGATION FROM NOVEMBER

IN CAIRO HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF

A TOWN MAN. 24 YEAR OLD MICHAEL

TAYLOR WAS CHARGED MONDAY AT THE

STATE POLICE BARRACKS WITH FELONY

BURGLARY. HE WAS HELD AFTER HIS

ARREST.

THE TWO HUDSON RESIDENTS, ARRESTED

IN A FREDERICK STREET DRUG RAID

LAST MONTH, WERE IN COLUMBIA COUNTY

COURT MONDAY. RENELL HARRINGTON

AND REBECCA COOK WERE ARRAIGNED

AFTER THEIR INDICTMENT ON FELONY

CHARGES. A TRIAL DATE WAS SET FOR

AUGUST.

ALSO IN COUNTY COURT, THE TWO QUEENS

MEN ACCUSED OF HAVING COUNTERFEIT

100 DOLLAR BILLS IN GHENT, WERE ALSO

ARRAIGNED. EDWARD DUCHE AND JUNIOR

FERREIRA WERE INDICTED BY A GRAND

JURY. THEIR TRIAL IS SCHEDULED

FOR JULY.

A CHIMNEY FIRE BROUGHT FIREFIGHTERS

TO A NEW LEBANON HOME LAST NIGHT.

THE CALL CAME IN JUST AFTER 8:30

AT 50 CHURCH HILL ROAD.

JOB NUMBERS ARE OUT FOR JANUARY,

AND THE HUDSON VALLEY REGION HAD

THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE

STATE. COLUMBIA COUNTY LEAD THE

WAY WITH 3.7 PERCENT. GREENE

COUNTY WAS AT 4.7.

WITH NO BIG WINNER IN MONTHS, THE

POWERBALL JACKPOT HAS GROWN. TOP PRIZE

FOR TONIGHT'S DRAWING IS UP TO 448

MILLION DOLLARS.

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