Columbia-Greene Local News-August 21

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 8-21-19

THE TRAVELING VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL

ARRIVES IN GREENE COUNTY TODAY. THE

ESCORT RIDE BEGINS AT 9:30 FROM THE

D.M. HAMILTON STEAMER COMPANY IN

COXSACKIE AND WILL PASS THROUGH

GREENVILLE, CAIRO, AND LEEDS, BEFORE

ARRIVING IN CATSKILL. CATSKILL POLICE

ARE CLOSING MAIN STREET FROM JEFFERSON

HEIGHTS TO THE POINT FOR THE ESCORT

TO HEAD THROUGH TOWN. THEY'RE ESTIMATING

THE CLOSURE WILL LAST FOR AN HOUR,

STARTING AROUND 10:30. THE WALL WILL

BE ON DISPLAY TOMORROW THROUGH

SUNDAY.

COLUMBIA GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAS

BEEN NAMED BEST COMMUNITY COLLEGE

IN NEW YORK STATE. THE WEBSITE WALLET HUB

SAYS DATA USED TO CREATE THE RANKING

COMES FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION

STATISTICS, AND FROM THE COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY

AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH. THE SAME SURVEY

PLACED COLUMBIA GREENE IN THE TOP 10

NATIONWIDE.

ATHENS AND WEST ATHENS FIREFIGHTERS

WERE CALLED TO THE NORTHBOUND LANES

OF THE THRUWAY TUESDAY AFTERNOON,

WHEN A TRACTOR TRAILER CAUGHT FIRE.

THE TRUCK WAS HAULING STONE AND DIRT.

A ONE CAR ACCIDENT BROUGHT CATSKILL

FIREMEN TO THE THRUWAY YESTERDAY

AFTERNOON. A 30 YEAR OLD WOMAN WAS

INJURED, IN THE NORTHBOUND LANES.

A WOMAN WAS ALSO INJURED IN AN

ACCIDENT IN NIVERVILLE TUESDAY. HER

CAR STRUCK A UTILITY POLE ON HAWLEY

ROAD JUST BEFORE 3.

A HUDSON MAN IS FACING FELONY

CHARGES, FOR ALLEGEDLY STEALING A CAR.

STATE POLICE ARRESTED 57 YEAR OLD

DAVID MCDONALD AT COLUMBIA MEMORIAL

HOSPITAL. HE WAS CHARGED WITH GRAND

LARCENY AND FORGERY, AND ARRAIGNED

IN CLAVERACK TOWN COURT.

HUDSON WILL BE GETTING A DOG PARK.

THE COMMON COUNCIL APPROVED PLANS

LAST NIGHT, THAT WERE PROPOSED EARLIER

THIS YEAR BY MAYOR RICK RECTOR. THE

PARK WILL BE LOCATED IN THE AREA

OF SECOND AND DOCK STREETS.

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