Police seek witnesses to Hudson stabbing

Hudson Police collect evidence at the scene of a stabbing the night of July 28. Photo by Lance Wheeler

HUDSON–Hudson Police arrested Tavaris A. Grant, 25, of Hudson in connection with a stabbing that occurred near Rope Alley and Second Street, July 28.

Mr. Grant was charged with first degree assault, a B felony, July 29. He was awaiting arraignment in Hudson City Court.

Mr. Grant was previously charged by HPD with possession of an illegal handgun on November 24, 2020. Read more…

Sheriff: Chatham man stole, not one but two, cars

CHATHAM—A Chatham man was arrested for stealing two vehicles in a week, the latest time was in the Town of Chatham.

The arrest took place July 22 at 5:16 p.m., according to a press release from Sheriff David P. Bartlett.

Deputies and Greenport Police on patrol in Greenport came into contact with Trevor J. Brodowski, 42, of Chatham.

During the encounter with Mr. Brodowski, it was determined that he was allegedly in possession of a vehicle that he had stolen earlier in the day from Crellin Park in Chatham. Read more…

Police say trooper shot woman when she aimed long gun

NEW LEBANON—State Police are investigating a trooper-involved shooting at a home in New Lebanon, July 15 at 10:30 a.m.

At that date and time, State Police were called to a home on State Route 22 for a report of a suicidal person.

Troopers Erica Rodriguez and Nathaniel Chernewsky responded to the call, according to a State Police-issued press release. Read more…

Efforts were unable to save man from drowning

CLAVERACK—A Claverack man drowned in a pond on his property, July 9.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to 90 Overshot Mills Road, along with fire and rescue personnel for a report of a possible drowning, July 9 at 7:39 p.m.

The original report indicated that a man was seen in a pond, went underwater and did not resurface. Read more…

Oreo, once abandoned, has finally found a home sweet home

Oreo found her forever home June 29. Here she is pictured with her new owner, Suzanne. Photo contributed

CLAVERACK—Oreo, a little black and white dog found tied to a pole and abandoned in a Valatie shopping mall parking lot June 5, was adopted by a woman in Cohoes, Albany County, June 29.

Columbia-Greene Humane Society President/CEO Ron Perez told The Columbia Paper this week, the new owner, who asked to be identified only by her first name, Suzanne, said she could not have found a sweeter dog.

Oreo “has acclimated well. She was scared a lot before, now she is around people all the time and is doing fine,” Mr. Perez said by phone. Read more…