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CHATHAM — A fire destroyed a mobile home on Route 66 on Wednesday, but the man who lived there managed to escape without injury, fire officials said Thursday.

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STUYVESANT — The body of a man who was reported missing Dec. 5 has been found in Stuyvesant, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

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CATSKILL — A three-month-old puppy with a broken leg was rescued Monday, according to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society.

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NEW YORK — A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody Friday in connection with the killing of Tessa Majors, an 18-year-old Barnard College student who was fatally stabbed while walking through a park near campus, law enforcement officials said.

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The governments of Columbia and Greene counties are long known for fighting tooth and nail against the opioid epidemic, taking a stand by any means necessary: education, awareness, law enforcement.

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WASHINGTON — A bill that would give immigrant farm workers access to work visas and green cards was passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

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HUDSON — A Hudson man has been charged after illegal drugs including fentanyl and eight illegal handguns were confiscated in two raids in the city, police said.

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NEW BALTIMORE — Two weeks after state Sen. George Amedore Jr. announced he will not seek re-election, child victims advocate Gary Greenberg said he will run for the seat as a Democrat.

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HUDSON — The Columbia County Democratic Committee will regroup to select a new nominee for county Election Commissioner after the county Board of Supervisors opted not to appoint Democrat Virginia Martin’s Wednesday after nearly a decade of holding the post.

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HUNTER — An Ulster County man was arrested in Hunter on Monday and charged with first-degree rape and first-degree course of sexual conduct with a child, both class B felonies, state police said.

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HUDSON — Three cats and a small dog perished in a fast-moving fire Wednesday morning at a Robinson Street house that did not have smoke detectors, the fire chief said Wednesday.

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ATHENS — The Athens community will show off its holiday spirit and imaginative costuming on Saturday at the 14th annual Victorian Stroll.

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CATSKILL — Town planners voted Tuesday to override the Greene County Planning Board’s rejection of a proposed festival at the former Friar Tuck Inn.

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HUDSON – Three cats and one dog perished in a fast-moving fire Wednesday morning at a house on Robinson Street that did not have smoke detectors, the fire chief said.

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HUNTER — Taste of Country Music Festival, a mainstay at Hunter Mountain for seven years, will be getting a makeover, a new name and new management in 2020.

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HUDSON — City Common Council President Thomas DePietro said Monday that city police attendance at a meeting Nov. 19 in full uniform was an attempt at intimidation.

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WASHINGTON — House Democratic leaders announced Tuesday they would move ahead this week with two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, accusing him of violating the Constitution when he pressed Ukraine for help in…

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HUDSON — The familiar sound of Santa’s saxophone crooning through the streets of the Friendly City could be heard as families weaved in and out of the little shops and restaurants, part the annual tradition known as Winter Walk on Saturday.

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LIVINGSTON — Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett said his office is seeking assistance from the public with locating an Elizaville man who has not been seen since last Wednesday.

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GHENT — Police are investigating the cause of a crash that claimed the life of a Rensselaer County man Monday, according to Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett.

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VALATIE - Valatie Boy Scout Troop 2114 and Valatie/Niverville Cub Scout Pack 2117 delivered three pickup truckloads of sorted, donated food to the Valatie Food Pantry Nov. 9, where it will be distributed to people in need in the Ichabod Crane school district.

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WEST SAND LAKE — On Veteran’s Day, the grand opening of the STRIDE Health and Recreation Education (SHARE) Center took place at the STRIDE headquarters in West Sand Lake. For the first time in Capital Region history, the newly renovated SHARE Center now functions as the premiere adaptive spo…

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TIVOLI — Kevin McKenzie, co-founder and cChair of the board of trustees and Sonja Kostich, executive director of Kaatsbaan | Cultural Park for Dance announced that Stella Abrera will join the organization as its new artistic director, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Joining Kostich at the prominent …

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CHATHAM - The Alice and Murray Giddings Foundation is requesting submissions by qualified high school seniors graduating in 2020 from one of the six public schools in the county and BOCES/Questar III. Recipients will receive $5,000 for a merit based scholarship to put towards their coursewor…