Columbia County Newswire

Columbia County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Columbia County, NY.

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  1. Pro-Immigrant NYC Rally Calls for Stop to DeportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New York Observer

    ... Desis Rising Up and Moving, the MinKwon Center for Community Action, Yonkers Sanctuary Movement and Columbia County Sanctuary Movement. DACA recipients, TPS recipients and other immigrant New Yorkers also shared their experiences during the rally. ...

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  2. COMIN' SOON: New Concert AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Nippertown!

    ... also welcomes back the Backdoor Boys' gay cabaret at 8pm on Saturday, September 23, as a benefit for Columbia County Democrats ($TBA); and Vetiver with Johnny Irion at 8pm on Thursday, October 12 ($15). Country music hitmaker Travis Tritt headlines ...

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  3. Ex-prison guards in KKK convicted in plot to kill black inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Post

    Two former prison guards in Florida who were members of the Ku Klux Klan have been convicted of plotting to kill a black inmate after he was released from prison, authorities announced Tuesday. A jury in Columbia County found David Elliot Moran, 49, and Charles Thomas Newcomb, 45, guilty of one count each of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder after they and a third guard, who was also a KKK member, were captured on recorded conversations discussing their sick plans with an FBI informant, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said in a statement .

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  4. NYSEG seeks approval in New York transmission, distribution upgradesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Utility Products

    New York State Electric & Gas filed with the New York State Public Service Commission a petition requesting a certificate of public convenience and necessity for an electric project to be built in the towns of Stockport and Ghent, Columbia County, N.Y., as well as a motion requesting expedited treatment of the petition. A Two 115-kV tap lines running from an existing high voltage transmission line in Stockport to the Falls Park substation The company said that since Stockport is outside of its existing electric franchise service territory, the company submits the petition for a "Section 68 certificate" to authorize construction of the western about one quarter mile of the 115-kV tap lines that would be located in Stockport .

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  5. Troy police find stolen handgun during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Albany Times Union

    An 18-year-old city man is accused of trying to ditch a handgun stolen from Columbia County while officers chased him Sunday, city police said. Officers approached Christopher P. Williams at about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Monroe and Third streets in an attempt to speak with him about his alleged involvement in two recent cases, Troy police said.

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  6. Winery opens Troy tasting roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Albany Times Union

    The Hudson-Chatham Winery has opened its new tasting room for its wines, as well as local beers, spirits and ciders, at 203 River St. in Troy. Based in Ghent, Columbia County, the winery has been in operation since 2007, has a tasting room in Tannersville, and has won numerous awards.

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  7. 4-state crime spree ends in Columbia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Albany Times Union

    ... Kimball is also charged with felony grand larceny. Nance was arraigned in Canaan Town Court and taken to the Columbia County jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. Kimball was arraigned in Claverack Town Court and taken to the county ...

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  8. Wild animal sightings in the Capital RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Albany Times Union

    ... week of June 2017. (Bill Brooks) The Hudson Police Department released photos of bear sightings within the Columbia County city on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. This photo is from Green Street between 8 and 9 a.m. (Provided photo) The Hudson Police ...

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  9. Body of Upstate NY man who slipped and died at Mass. waterfall finally recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Post-Standard

    The body of an Upstate New York man who slipped and died at a Western Massachusetts waterfall in July has finally been recovered. Aiden Campion-Pratt, 21, of Ghent in Columbia County, fell into the water at Bash Bish Falls in Mount Washington State Park on July 28. The park is just over the New York-Massachusetts border.

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  10. Body of Bash Bish Falls Victim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | IBerkshires

    ... of the Western Massachusetts Technical Rescue Team, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Columbia County, N.Y., and Berkshire County sheriff's departments; state police detectives assigned to the district attorney's office; the ...

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  11. Body of Ghent man recovered from Bash Bish FallsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 6 | Albany Times Union

    ... not recover his body. In addition to being a lifeguard, Campion-Pratt was a foster-care caseworker with Columbia County Social Services. According to his obituary in the Poughkeepsie Journal, he earned his bachelor's in sociology from the University ...

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  12. Body of Bash Bish Falls Victim RecoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | IBerkshires

    ... of the Western Massachusetts Technical Rescue Team, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Columbia County, N.Y., and Berkshire County sheriff's departments; state police detectives assigned to the district attorney's office; the ...

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  13. Body of N.Y. man recovered at Bish Bash FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... this possible." Dozens of rescuers from two states located, but were unable to retrieve, the body of the Columbia County man shortly after the incident. Around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 30, emergency personnel using an underwater camera discovered ...

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  14. Maria-Christina Oliveras Stars in Obie-Winning We're Gonna DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... well in our space, which is known for its acoustics and its intimacy." Ancram Opera House in southern Columbia County is rapidly becoming known as a showcase for fresh, contemporary work by emerging theater and musical artists. With its proximity to ...

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  15. "Lola" is a renovated 1960 Shasta camper-turned-cocktail bar for the Classy Camper Cocktail Company.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Albany Times Union

    ... with 10 taps, refrigeration, a seating lounge and a photo booth. Classy Camper Cocktail Co., based in Columbia County, also utilizes a 1960s camper for on-the-go bar service. Morgan Herchenroder was in the restaurant business for 20 years (her ...

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  16. One of the Country's Last Supper Clubs Is a Short Trip From NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Eater

    ... Then around the holidays in 2012, I hit paydirt in the small farming town of Ghent, north of Hudson in Columbia County. There by the side of a rural highway stood Kozel's Restaurant , founded in 1936. The building was long and low-slung, with a ...

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    Monday Jul 31 | IBerkshires

    EGREMONT, Mass. - First responders are unable to recover the body of a New York state man who fell at Bash Bish Falls on Friday night despite what authorities described as "heroic efforts."

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  18. Upstate alligator heads to same zoo as April the giraffeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Albany Times Union

    ... week of June 2017. (Bill Brooks) The Hudson Police Department released photos of bear sightings within the Columbia County city on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. This photo is from Green Street between 8 and 9 a.m. (Provided photo) The Hudson Police ...

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  19. Body of Upstate NY man who fell at falls recovered with aid of underwater cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | The Post-Standard

    Rescuers in Massachusetts on Sunday found the body of a man from Upstate New York who slipped off a rock in the Bash Bish Falls area of Mount Washington State Park. Aiden Campion-Pratt, 21, of Ghent in Columbia County fell into the water at around 7:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Berkshire County District Attorney's Office.

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  20. Body of 21-year-old recovered after slip at Bash Bish FallsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 30 | Albany Times Union

    ... man who slipped and fell off of the rocks on Friday. MOUNT WASHINGTON, Mass. - The body of a 21-year-old Columbia County man, who slipped off a rock at Bash Bish Falls Friday night, has been found, Columbia County Sheriff's office said. Aiden ...

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