Mishaps in Claverack, Hillsdale leave two injured

CLAVERACK—Two Columbia County residents were seriously injured in separate, unrelated incidents the morning of Thursday, August 7.

A woman, who suffered burns to 90% of her body, was airlifted to the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit in Valhalla following a shed fire, Thursday, August 7 at 6:15 a.m. Read more…

Dutchess County woman dies in parkway crash

CLAVERACK—A Dutchess County woman was killed in a one-car crash on the Taconic State Parkway south of Palmer Road, August 4 at 2:12 p.m.

State Police Sergeant Robin Reed said, Lynette Juul, 51, of Pleasant Valley was driving north when for an unknown reason; her vehicle went off the east shoulder and over an embankment. The vehicle became airborne and traveled into a wooded area, where it came to rest between two trees. Read more…

Police search for missing man

CHATHAM—State Police are looking for a missing Chatham man.

33 14news benjamin kaufmannOfficials say they were told by his parents that Benjamin Kaufmann, 33, of Chatham left his residence for a walk around 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 6 and did not return.

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Two hurt in separate fire, tractor incidents

CLAVERACK—Two Columbia County residents were seriously injured in separate, unrelated incidents the morning of Thursday, August 7. A woman, who suffered burns to 90% of her body, was airlifted to the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit in Valhalla following a shed fire, Thursday, August 7 at 6:15 a.m.

shed1 State Police from Livingston, along with the A. B. Shaw Fire (Claverack) Department and Greenport Rescue Squad were disptached to a fire in a wooden shed near a residence at 5622 state routes 9H/23. Read more…