Albany man killed in crash on Route 203

CHATHAM–An Albany man was killed when two vehicles crashed on Route 203 at the Chapel Drive intersection, July 30 at 10:31 p.m.

According to Livingston State Police Investigator Eric Barnes, Ralph J. Glover III, 34, of Albany was driving a Lexus convertible west on Chapel Drive when he arrived at the intersection and made a left turn to head south on Route 203. As the Glover vehicle made the turn it pulled into the path of a northbound GMC pickup truck driven by James M. Lensink, 18, of Niverville.

Mr. Glover was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Two men nabbed in Hudson for alleged crack cocaine sales

HUDSON–City police arrested two men they suspect of selling cocaine after executing a search warrant on the third floor at 409 Warren Street, July 23 at 2:26 p.m.

   Renell Herrington, 56, who lives at the raided residence, was taken into custody just outside the building.

   William Chester Morrison, 22, also of Hudson, was arrested inside the residence.


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Helmetless bicyclist injured in Valatie mishap

VALATIE–The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a personal injury pickup truck/bicycle accident that happened on Route 203, July 17 at 12:12 p.m.

   Michael W. Swift, 48, of Valatie, was driving east in his 2001 Toyota pickup truck when the passenger side of his truck was struck by a bicycle ridden by Jeffrey L. Olsen, 46.

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Police charge suspect in market robbery

HUDSON–City Police arrested a man in connection with a robbery and assault at Star Market, 534 Warren Street, Thursday, July 16 at 9:35 a.m.

   While following up on leads about the suspect, identified as James F. Gaudiosi, 43, of Hudson, police spotted him running away from them and into his Fairview Avenue residence.

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