Columbia-Greene Local News-October 9

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 10-9-19

A 65 YEAR OLD MAN DIED TUESDAY AFTERNOON,

WHEN HE WAS STRUCK BY A TREE IN THE TOWN

OF CATSKILL. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED AROUND

1 AT A HOME ON GAME FARM ROAD. STATE POLICE

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A WOMAN WAS TREATED FOR CARBON MONOXIDE

EXPOSURE LAST NIGHT IN CATSKILL. FIRE

AND RESCUE CREWS WERE CALLED TO HER HOME

ON KOEPPEL AVENUE FOR A GAS LEAK, REPORTED

BY CENTRAL HUDSON. AFTER THE PROBLEM WAS

FIXED, THE HOME WAS VENTILATED.

BURNING WIRES ON MAPLE LANE WERE THE CAUSE

OF A POWER OUTAGE LATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON

IN THE TOWN OF KINDERHOOK. OVER 600 CUSTOMERS

WERE IN THE DARK. NIVERVILLE FIREFIGHTERS

AND NATIONAL GRID WERE ON THE SCENE.

A TRACTOR TRAILER WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE

TUESDAY AFTERNOON ON THE THRUWAY. CATSKILL

FIREFIGHTERS WERE CALLED TO THE SOUTHBOUND

LANES, FOR THE FULLY INVOLVED BLAZE.

THE FIRE HAD TRAFFIC BACKED UP FOR SEVERAL

MILES.

IT WAS A BRUSH FIRE THAT BROUGHT EARLTON

FIREMEN TO FINCH ROAD IN COXSACKIE

YESTERDAY MORNING. TWO TREES WERE ALSO

REPORTED BURNING, JUST AFTER 6:30.

TOWN OF CAIRO POLICE OFFICERS WILL BE

GETTING NEW BULLETPROOF VESTS, THANKS TO

A GRANT FROM THE BALLISTIC VEST PARTNERSHIP

PROGRAM. THE DEPARTMENT WILL RECEIVE CLOSE

TO 5000 DOLLARS IN FEDERAL FUNDING.

THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS

LOOKING FOR RELIGIOUS LEADERS, WHO CAN WORK

WITH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN CASES OF A LARGE

EMERGENCY OR DISASTER. LETTERS WILL BE SENT

TO EVERY RELIGIOUS LEADER. IF YOU DO NOT

GET ONE BY NOVEMBER 8TH, CONTACT THE

SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

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