Columbia-Greene Local News-March 25

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 3-25-19

IT WAS A BUSY WEEKEND FOR FIRE AND

RESCUE CREWS ON AREA ROADS, WITH A

NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS.

LATE FRIDAY NIGHT IN CHATHAM A CAR

CRASHED INTO A HOUSE AT 21 CENTER

STREET. ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN TO

ALBANY MED. CHATHAM WAS BACK OUT

TWO HOURS LATER, WHEN A CAR ROLLED

OVER ON ROUTE 295.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, EAST CHATHAM

FIRE AND CHATHAM RESCUE WERE CALLED

TO AN AREA OF COUNTY ROUTE 9,

WHEN A VEHICLE WENT INTO A POND.

THEY WERE ABLE TO GET THE DRIVER OUT.

SATURDAY NIGHT, TWO PEOPLE WERE TAKEN

TO COLUMBIA MEMORIAL AFTER AN ACCIDENT

AT THE BELLS POND INTERSECTION IN

LIVINGSTON.

TWO MORE WERE INJURED SUNDAY MORNING,

WHEN TWO CARS COLLIDED AT ROUTES 9G

AND 23 IN GREENPORT. AND IN GHENT,

CREWS HAD TO REMOVE TWO OCCUPANTS

AFTER A CRASH HAD THEM TRAPPED IN

THE CAR ON KONIG ROAD.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON, AUSTERLITZ FIRE

WAS ALSO ON THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT

ON COUNTY ROUTE 9.

A TRAFFIC STOP ON ROUTE 9H IN

KINDERHOOK HAS LANDED A MONTGOMERY

COUNTY MAN IN THE COLUMBIA COUNTY

JAIL. 41 YEAR OLD FLOYD LACHANCE

WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE WITH

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED

SUBSTANCE, WITH INTENT TO SELL AND

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS.

NEW YORK STATE HAS ACQUIRED 50

ACRES OF LAND IN GREENE COUNTY FOR

ONE DOLLAR. THE LAND HAD BEEN OWNED

BY THE MABY FAMILY SINCE 1896. IT

WILL BECOME PART OF THE NEW YORK

FOREST PRESERVE, WHICH IS IN THE

TOWNS OF HUNTER AND CATSKILL.

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