Columbia-Greene Local News-August 1

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 8-1-19

A LOCAL DAIRY HAS ISSUED A RECALL ON

THEIR UNPASTEURIZED RAW MILK, AFTER

THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

AND MARKETS SAID IT TESTED POSITIVE

FOR LISTERIA. THE CHURCHTOWN DAIRY

SAYS THEY IMMEDIATELY PULLED ALL

THEIR MILK FROM THE COOLER AND

WILL NOT SELL AGAIN, UNTIL THEY

GET AN ALL-CLEAR FROM THE STATE.

THREE CENTRAL NEW YORK RESIDENTS

ARE IN THE GREENE COUNTY JAIL ON

FELONY DRUG CHARGES, AFTER A TRAFFIC

STOP ON THE THRUWAY IN CATSKILL.

SARAH TENNENT, JOSE GARCIA, AND

SAMUEL VELAZQUES WERE ALL CHARGED

ON 15 COUNTS OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION

OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, WITH

INTENT TO SELL. POLICE RECOVERED

KETAMINE IN THE STOP.

A TRAFFIC STOP ON ROUTE 22 IN NEW

LEBANON ENDED WITH A VERMONT MAN

FACING FELONY CHARGES. 22 YEAR OLD

RAEF CORNELL WAS CHARGED BY STATE

POLICE WITH FOUR COUNTS OF CRIMINAL

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.

TWO OTHERS FACE LESSER CHARGES.

POLICE SAY THEY RECOVERED

HALLUCINOGENS.

A BURGLARY INVESTIGATION THAT

BEGAN IN APRIL IN COXSACKIE, HAS

LEAD TO THE ARREST OF A TOWN MAN.

35 YEAR OLD IAN SHELHAMER WAS

CHARGED WITH BURGLARY, CRIMINAL

MISCHIEF, AND PETIT LARCENY.

COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IS

GETTING OVER 17 MILLION DOLLARS

FROM NEW YORK STATE, ONE OF 25

AWARDS ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY BY

THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE. THE PLAN

SAYS, THE FUNDS WILL BE USED TO

HELP COVER THE HOSPITAL'S DEBT.

FIREFIGHTERS AND OTHER EMERGENCY

MEDICAL RESPONDERS CAN NOW REMOVE

ANIMALS FROM HOT CARS, UNDER A NEW

LAW SIGNED YESTERDAY BY THE

GOVERNOR. THE LAW IS DESIGNED TO

REDUCE WAIT TIME WHEN SOMEONE REPORTS

THAT A PET IS IN DANGER.

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