Columbia-Greene Local News-May 6

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 5-6-19

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD TODAY

FOR A FORMER SUPERVISOR OF TAGHKANIC,

WHO PASSED AWAY LAST WEEK AT COLUMBIA

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. BETTY YOUNG SERVED

THE TOWN FOR OVER 30 YEARS. SHE WAS

88. IT TAKES PLACE AT THE PECK AND PECK

FUNERAL HOME IN COPAKE STARTING AT 11.

OPPONENTS OF THE GREENE COUNTY JAIL HAVE

FOUND A NEW REASON TO PROTEST IT. A RALLY

WAS HELD ON THE STEPS OF THE GREENE COUNTY

COURTHOUSE SUNDAY, ASKING LEGISLATORS

TO RECONSIDER BUILDING THE NEW JAIL BECAUSE

OF THE STATE'S NEW BAIL LAW, WHICH, THEY SAY,

WILL LOWER THE JAIL'S POPULATION. GROUND-

BREAKING FOR THE NEW JAIL IN COXSACKIE IS

EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE LATER THIS MONTH.

A 38 YEAR OLD WOMAN WAS INJURED WAS

TAKEN TO ALBANY MED SATURDAY MORNING

AFTER SHE CRASHED INTO A GUARDRAIL ON THE

THRUWAY. LEEDS FIRE AND CATSKILL AMBULANCE

RESPONDED TO THE NORTHBOUND LANES JUST

BEFORE 7:30.

MULTIPLE AGENCIES WERE CALLED TO ROCK

CITY ROAD IN OLD CHATHAM SATURDAY, AFTER

A FULLY LOADED MILK TANKER OVERTURNED

AND BEGAN LOSING IT'S LOAD. THE COLUMBIA

COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAY'S THE DRIVER,

37 YEAR OLD RONNIE HARE OF HYDE PARK

REFUSED MEDICAL TREATMENT. HARE WAS ALSO

THE DRIVER OF A MILK TANKER THAT OVERTURNED

LAST SEPTEMBER IN ANCRAM.

FIRE AND RESCUE CREWS WERE ON THE SCENE

OF A SERIOUS ACCIDENT SATURDAY AFTERNOON

IN CAIRO. SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN

THE TWO CAR CRASH ON ROUTE 23 AT COUNTY

ROUTE 31.

TWO YOUNG CHILDREN WERE CHECKED OUT BY

GREENPORT RESCUE SUNDAY MORNING, AFTER

A C.O. DETECTOR WENT OFF IN HUDSON.

CITY FIREMEN RESPONDED TO AN APARTMENT

AT 357 UNION STREET JUST BEFORE 7:30.

A LOW LEVEL OF CARBON MONOXIDE WAS FOUND,

DUE TO AN APPLIANCE.

IT WAS A VEHICLE FIRE THAT BROUGHT

PALENVILLE FIREFIGHTERS TO 528 BOGART

ROAD SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE CALL CAME

IN AROUND 4:45.

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT HAS BEGUN ON THE

TACONIC PARKWAY OVER COUNTY ROUTE 27.

STATE D O T OFFICIALS SAY TRAFFIC WILL

BE DOWN TO ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION

THROUGH NEXT FALL.

title

Content Goes Here