Columbia-Greene Local News-April 27

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 4-27-19

THIS WEEKEND IS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

RECRUITMENT WEEKEND ACROSS THE STATE.

IN GREENE AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES, THERE

ARE AROUND A DOZEN FIRE COMPANIES THAT

ARE HOLDING OPEN HOUSES. A COMPLETE

LIST IS POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE.

TODAY IS ALSO PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE

BACK DAY. LOCALLY, THERE ARE THREE

LOCATIONS THAT YOU CAN BRING YOUR

OLD AND OUTDATED PRESCRIPTIONS, SO

THEY CAN BE DISPOSED OF PROPERLY.

THE WINDHAM PHARMACY, THE CVS IN

CAIRO, AND THE HUDSON POLICE STATION

WILL ALL BE COLLECTING FROM 10 TO 2.

A CAIRO MAN IS FACING FELONY CHARGES,

AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP ON ROUTE 23.

34 YEAR OLD THOMAS WINN WAS CHARGED

WITH TWO COUNTS OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION

OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY STATE

POLICE. THEY REPORT, THAT A QUANTITY

OF LSD WAS RECOVERED.

THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

SAYS, A HUDSON WOMAN WAS IN POSSESSION

OF CRACK COCAINE, DURING A TRAFFIC

STOP ON FAIRVIEW AVENUE IN GREENPORT.

43 YEAR OLD CHASITY CAROTHERS IS

SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN GREENPORT TOWN

COURT.

AN EAST DURHAM MAN WAS ARRESTED AFTER

A DOMESTIC INCIDENT ON THURSDAY.

19 YEAR OLD DUANE WALCOTT WAS CHARGED

BY STATE POLICE WITH ASSAULT, MENACING,

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, AND AGGRAVATED

HARASSMENT.

NEW YORK STATE HANDED OUT OVER 2.2

MILLION DOLLARS IN CONSERVATION GRANTS

TO LAND TRUSTS THIS WEEK. LOCALLY,

THE COLUMBIA LAND CONSERVANCY IS

GETTING 85 THOUSAND. THE GREENE LAND

TRUST WAS AWARDED 31 THOUSAND.

THE COMMUNITY WILL BE COMING

TOGETHER TOMORROW MORNING, TO HELP

A LOCAL WOMAN WITH MEDICAL COSTS,

AS SHE CONTINUES TO FIGHT CANCER.

A BENEFIT PANCAKE BREAKFAST FOR

CHRISTINE DEROCHA WILL TAKE PLACE AT

THE COPAKE COMMUNITY CENTER FROM

8 TO NOON.

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