Columbia-Greene County News-October 17

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 10-17-19

A FLOOD WATCH AND WIND ADVISORY

REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA UNTIL

8 TONIGHT. THE NATIONAL WEATHER

SERVICE SAYS PARTS OF THE AREA WILL

GET SEVERAL INCHES OF RAIN FROM THE

STORM.

POWER CREWS ARE WORKING ON ELECTRIC

OUTAGES THIS MORNING. NYSEG HAS CLOSE TO

A THOUSAND OUT IN EASTERN COLUMBIA COUNTY.

THERE ARE ABOUT 300 CENTRAL HUDSON

CUSTOMERS OUT IN NEW BALTIMORE. AND

NATIONAL GRID HAS AN OUTAGE IN LIVINGSTON

A 50 YEAR OLD MAN DIED WHILE HIKING IN

THE TOWN OF HUNTER. FOREST RANGERS

SEARCHED FOR THE MAN, WHO WAS HIKING

FROM PLATTE CLOVE ROAD TO THE SAUGERTIES

BRIDGE ON BECKER ROAD. RANGERS DISCOVERED

THE MAN'S BODY A LITTLE OVER A MILE

BEFORE HIS DESTINATION. SEVENTEEN RANGERS

WERE NEEDED IN THE ROPE RESCUE RECOVERY.

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED.

THE SECOND OF FOUR PEOPLE, SERVING LIFE

SENTENCES FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE, IS

HAVING HIS APPEAL HEARD BY A STATE

APPELLATE COURT. EUGENE SHACKLETON WAS

CONVICTED WITH THREE OTHERS IN 2016 OF

MULTIPLE COUNTS OF PREDATORY SEXUAL

ASSAULT AGAINST A CHILD. THE CASE COULD

TAKE SIX WEEKS. JEANNINE VAN ALPHEN

HAD HER APPEAL DENIED EARLIER THIS YEAR.

A MAN WAS INJURED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON,

WHEN HIS CAR ROLLED OVER IN COPAKE.

CRARYVILLE FIRE AND COPAKE RESCUE WERE

CALLED TO ROUTE 7A JUST AFTER 5. THE

MAN WAS ABLE TO GET OUT OF THE CAR

BEFORE CREWS ARRIVED.

AN INCIDENT ON MONDAY IN THE TOWN OF

CATSKILL HAS LEAD TO FELONY CHARGES FOR

TWO PHILMONT RESIDENTS. 45 YEAR OLD GEORGE

WHITE AND 46 YEAR OLD ANGELA WHITE WERE

BOTH CHARGED WITH BURGLARY BY STATE

POLICE. GEORGE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.

AN ATHENS MAN IS ACCUSED OF VIOLATING

AN ORDER OF PROTECTION WITH A VICTIM

IN ANCRAM. 56 YEAR OLD KEVIN MCCARTEN

WAS CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL CONTEMPT

BY STATE POLICE, AND GIVEN APPEARANCE

TICKETS FOR COURT.

AN UNDERAGE TOBACCO STING BY STATE

POLICE IN GREENE COUNTY HAS ONE CLERK

FACING CHARGES. THE 19 YEAR OLD WOMAN

WAS CHARGED WITH SELLING TOBACCO TO A MINOR

AT THE SPEEDWAY GAS STATION IN CATSKILL.

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