Columbia-Greene Local News-May 17

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 5-17-19

POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE AN

INCIDENT IN HUDSON, WHERE SHOTS WERE

FIRED IN AN ALLEY NEAR THE COUNTY

OFFICE BUILDING AT 401 STATE STREET.

CITY, COUNTY, AND STATE POLICE

RESPONDED JUST AFTER 9:30. HUDSON

POLICE RECOVERED SEVERAL CASINGS AND

ONE BULLET. WE'RE TOLD, TWO SUBJECTS

WERE INVOLVED. THERE WERE NO INJURIES.

CATSKILL FIRE AND AMBULANCE WERE CALLED

TO THE SUNOCO MINI-MART ON ROUTE 23

YESTERDAY MORNING, WHEN AN AIR

CONDITIONING UNIT CAUGHT FIRE AND

BEGAN FILLING THE STORE WITH SMOKE. THE

CALL CAME IN JUST BEFORE NOON. ONE PERSON

WAS CHECKED OUT BY CATSKILL AMBULANCE.

A STUYVESANT MAN PLEAD GUILTY

THURSDAY, TO FIRST DEGREE RAPE, FOR

THE DECEMBER 2017 SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A

WOMAN. SENTENCING FOR 45 YEAR OLD MORGAN

SHELDON IS SCHEDULED FOR JULY IN

COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT.

SCARY MOMENTS THURSDAY AFTERNOON, WHEN

A ROWBOAT CAPSIZED IN THE HUDSON RIVER,

SOUTH OF THE ANCHORAGE BOAT LAUNCH IN

GERMANTOWN. ARRIVING FIREFIGHTERS

REPORTED THE THREE OCCUPANTS WERE ABLE

TO MAKE IT TO SHORE, WITH NO INJURIES.

IF NEW YORK STATE MAKES RECREATIONAL

MARIJUANA LEGAL, THE COLUMBIA COUNTY

HEALTH DEPARTMENT WANTS NO PART

OF IT. THEY ARE CALLING ON COUNTY

LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER BANNING IT'S

RETAIL SALE IN THE COUNTY. THEY'RE

BASING THEIR DECISION ON HEALTH

REASONS.

CATSKILL POLICE ARE LETTING THE

PUBLIC KNOW, THAT THEY, ALONG WITH

OTHER POLICE AGENCIES WILL BE

CONDUCTING A MOCK DWI TRAINING EVENT

AT CATSKILL HIGH SCHOOL TODAY. FIRE

AND RESCUE CREWS WILL ALSO BE

INVOLVED, AND IT WILL JUST BE A DRILL.

IT'S GRADUATION DAY TODAY, FOR

STUDENTS IN THE NURSING PROGRAM AT

COLUMBIA GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

54 GRADUATES WILL TAKE PART IN THE

NURSES PINNING CEREMONY AT 2 THIS

AFTERNOON IN THE ARTS CENTER

THEATER.

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