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Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Heath Benansky of the Copake area paddled into the icy waters of a pond on Pat’s Road in Ancramdale for Andy, a shivering Austrian German shepherd, who had fallen in. After the rescue, officer and dog were happily on dry land, having been warmed by other first responders at the scene. Photo courtesy of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office 

Sheriff’s sergeant rescues dog from icy pond

ANCRAMDALE — Man’s best friend got a helping hand from Sgt. Heath Benansky, of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, who braved the icy waters of a pond on Pat’s Road in Ancramdale to rescue  a Doggie in Distress, a one-year old Austrian German shepherd named Andy who had strayed from home. 

A resident of Middletown, Joseph Albanese posed beside his wife, Barbara, for a post-vaccination photo after receiving the Pfizer version of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Dover Middle/High School, a county distribution site, and the only one in the Harlem Valley. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

County offers COVID vaccines in Dover

DOVER PLAINS — Almost one year after the coronavirus was declared a global health crisis, the United States has begun vaccinating its citizens, though the rollout has not been without problems, including here in New York State.

Visiting from Stockbridge, Mass., on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, Linda Russell, left, and Liz Hazen rode their bicycles on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail’s recent extension in the town of Amenia with their husbands (not pictured) along the path known as the Trail to Train project, that leads from the Wassaic Metro-North Train Station off of Route 22 into the hamlet of Wassaic. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Sen. Chris Murphy (D), at left, spoke with pastor and food drive organizer Steven Darr, at right, at the First Congregational Church in Torrington on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Photo by Hunter O. Lyle

Murphy speaks out on food insecurity, and the Capitol attack

TORRINGTON — To combat the rising threat of food insecurity, which has only been made more prevalent with the pandemic, the First Congregational Church in Torrington has continued its decade-long mission of feeding its community.


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