GREENPORT-Ten Columbia County youngsters spent a week in July at the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s 2009 Summer Camp, according to a press release from Sheriff David W. Harrison Jr.
The kids traveled from the county Sheriff’s Office to Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of Yates County to attend the summer camp, which is designed to provide recreation and good citizenship programs.
AUSTERLITZ–The youngest of three siblings aboard an all-terrain-vehicle died after it crashed at 100 Herrington Drive, August 8 at 6:44 p.m.
Sheriff David W. Harrison Jr. reported in a press release that the children–an 8-year-old boy and his 3-year-old and 10-year-old sisters–were house-sitting with their father at a residence on Herrington Drive.
The father and children, none of whom were identified by the sheriff, borrowed an ATV from the owner of the house, who was out-of-town, and went over to a neighbor’s place.
AUSTERLITZ–Fire destroyed a garage, a pop-up camper and most of a 2-story house at 140 Macedonia Road, the afternoon of August 7.
Firefighters rescued the homeowners’ cat from the burning house and saved two rooms and their contents, according to Austerlitz Fire District Chief Jeff Prack.
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.
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.