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22 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

One killed in Glenville accident

Caitlin Callahan, 19, of Glenville, was driving when her car left the pavement and struck a concrete wall that supports the railroad overpass west of Bruce Drive.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Violent Crime, Glenville, NY

Yesterday | WTEN-TV Albany

Meeting scheduled following botched safety drill in Columbia County

Many people in Columbia County are looking for answers during Tuesday night's committee meeting after a training session last week ended up causing 20 minutes of terror .

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Troy, NY, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Some Columbia County employees shaken up after botched safety drill

HUDSON, N.Y. Some Columbia County Mental Health employees and their clients are shaken up after a safety drill gone wrong earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Hudson, NY, Albany, NY

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Kingston volunteer coach Quick negotiating for plea deal on rape charges

Kevin Quick is open to a plea deal with on the felony charges that he raped two underage girls he met as their assistant coach on the Kingston High School crew team.

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Related Topix: Kingston, NY, Ulster County, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Your News Now

Local principal pulls child out of school due to Common Core

There's a new facet to the debate over common core. Some parents are keeping their kids out of public school, so they won't be subjected to the state-mandated education reforms.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Albany Times Union

Hudson man faces child porn

A city man faces a child pornography charge after a search warrant was used at his Robinson Street home, Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett's office said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Hudson, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Examiner.com

'Dine/Art' coming up in Hudson's BeLo3rd neighborhood

"Dine/Art," a cooperative effort of galleries and restaurants in the Hudson 's BeLo3rd neighborhood happens four times a year.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Albany Times Union

Jobless rate a " and workforce a "

The workforce in the Capital Region in February shrank to its lowest level for the month in 13 years, the state Labor Department reported Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Nassau, NY, Saratoga County, NY, Schenectady County, NY, Dutchess County, NY

Albany Times Union

Fire destroys Columbia County barn

Several cars and car parts were inside a Columbia County barn that was destroyed by fire.

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Related Topix: Stuyvesant, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Defensive fight at a fire in Columbia County

A passerby saw the barn engulfed in flames and knocked on the owner's door to let them know.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, East Greenbush, NY, Albany, NY

FOX23

Columbia County barn destroyed in fire

A barn fire broke out on route 21 in Stuyvesant Tuesday morning, 12 fire companies were called to battle the blaze.

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Related Topix: Stuyvesant, NY

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Dutchess population dips from migration since '10

People moving out of Dutchess County outnumbered people moving in by 4,265 over the past three years, new census data show.

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Related Topix: Dutchess County, NY, Ulster County, NY, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Albany Times Union

A fashion show for the gun-toting

The second annual Women's Concealed Carry Fashion Show will take place 5 p.m. Saturday at Birch Hill Catering, 1 Celebration Way.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Examiner.com

11th 'Dining Out for Life' will involve 80 restaurants

The 11th annual "Dining Out For Life," a fundraiser to support the AIDS Council's Client Services Emergency Fund, will once again offer consumers a chance to dine out while doing good.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Columbia County men indicted on drug

Adam M. Kitsock, 24, of Claverack and Bradley D. Briggs, 23, of Kinderhook are charged with two felony counts each of criminal sale of a controlled substance, accused of selling drugs to undercover police officers, officials said.

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Related Topix: Claverack, NY, Kinderhook, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Albany Times Union

Troopers: Chatham woman forged $14,000 in checks

A Columbia County woman is accused of stealing personal checks, forging them and cashing what amounted to $14,000, State Police said Friday.

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Related Topix: Chatham, NY

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Suspect in Stockbridge bank robbery held on $250K bail

A New York man accused of robbing a Stockbridge bank recently is back in Massachusetts, where he is being held on $250,000 bail after pleading not guilty.

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Related Topix: Hillsdale, NY

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Stockbridge bank robbery suspect waives rendition; will face charges in Berkshires

A Hillsdale, N.Y., man accused of last week's robbery of the Lee Bank in Stockbridge will be heading to the Berkshires to face charges.

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Related Topix: Hillsdale, NY, Claverack, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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