State Police Looking for Impersonator & More in Today’s News
Clifton Park – State police are looking for a man who impersonated a worker for the Clifton Park Water Authority and then stole jewelry from an elderly woman’s home. Police say the man gained access to the woman’s home on Route 146 Tuesday afternoon, despite her not being a CPWA customer. The CPWA wants everyone know their workers drive clearly marked vehicles and wear uniforms with their logo.
Albany – County prosecutors are investigating the results of a recent inquiry by the Times Union. Jack Brown, the longtime head of the Green Island Power Authority, received over $17,000 in pension payments before coming off the payroll. His retirement papers were filed with the Office of the State Comptroller on July 24th and effective September 30th. Several officials believed his retirement was effective the start of the new year.
Schenectady – National Grid was forced to cut a gas line leading to an unoccupied home in Schenectady after a cleaning crew ruptured the gas line. Nearby homes in the neighborhood of 1064 Strong Street were evacuated shortly after the incident around 11am. This particular incident happened just about a month after a ruptured gas line led to the explosion of a house on Avenue B.
Capital Region – A dog from Selkirk won best of breed Monday at the Westminster Kennel Club’s annual dog show. Ethan, a 6-year old Pharaoh hound won the class based on his movement and proper physical construction. He is owned by Stephen Sipperly and Dominic Carota and has also won many other title s including those for his ability to hunt.