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More than 5,000 left powerless following afternoon storm

September 6, 2018 04:56 pm Updated: September 6, 2018 05:05 pm

 

Thousands in Columbia County and the surrounding area were left without power Thursday by a thunderstorm that whipped through the area with gusty wind and heavy rain.

Police ID body found in Walmart parking lot

September 5, 2018 11:20 am Updated: September 5, 2018 07:00 pm

GREENPORT — The man found in his car in the Greenport Walmart parking lot was dead for nine days before he was discovered, police said Wednesday.