CAPITAL REGION ALMANAC

Section: CAPITAL REGION,  Page: B3

Date: Friday, November 12, 1999

This almanac of community news provides coverage of local governments, local courts and police calls from selected communities in our region. Government listings focus on communities in Albany County, and police calls are taken from the actual police blotters from larger communities throughout the area. This feature usually appears on this page Mondays through Saturdays. L G BETHLEHEM TOWN BOARD WEDNESDAY Action items:Approved, after a public hearing, a request to place a stop sign at the intersection of Hawley Court and Greenleaf Drive. The Traffic Safety Committee recommended amending the local law to accommodate the sign. Approved, after a public hearing, an amendment to a local law excluding tractor trailers from using Wemple Road from Route 9W to Route 144. Only local delivery trucks will be able to utilize the road. Denied, after a public hearing, a request to place a stop sign at the corner of Jordan Boulevard and Winnie Road. Residents were concerned about the speed of cars on the road and the safety of children in the area. The board scheduled another public hearing for Dec. 8. Approved a request for a blanket easement of 23 acres from a property on Brockley Drive. Since building is not allowed on the property, it is being given to the Albany Land Conservancy or another conservancy organization. Approved, after a public hearing, a request to place a stop sign at the intersection of Wellington Road at Sylvan Avenue. Approved a request from the chief of police to appoint James Haker as sergeant at an annual salary of $48,614 and Lou Corsi as lieutenant at a salary of $57,672. Both positions will begin on Dec. 13. Approved a request from the Supervisors Municipal Training Facility to seek bids for a flammable liquid training simulator for use at the fire training facility in Glenmont. Approved, after executive session, a request to fire an employee at the landfill, based upon misbehavior.


Calendar item:Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m., next meeting. GUILDERLAND PLANNING BD. WEDNESDAY Action items:Gave conceptual approval of Pamela Vosburgh-Case's proposed two-lot subdivision off Hawes Road. The 9.9-acre parcel is zoned agricultural.


New business:Continued Dorothy Perrott's concept approval request for a two-lot subdivision of a 12,200 square-foot nonconforming lot off Henry Street, pending action on a variance request to be heard by the Zoning Board. Recommended with suggestions Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.'s plans to build a substation in Northeastern Industrial Park off Depot Road opposite Foley's Garage. Suggestions included screening the site, addressing noise concerns and identification of nearby hazardous waste dump sites created when a U.S. Army sub-depot was operated on the property from 1942 to 1965. Took under advisement Ralph Mancini's request for a special meeting to consider Catskill Associates' plans, not yet on file, for adjoining parcels at the northwest corner of Routes 20 and 155 which include the former Falzano's Restaurant property. The Town Board will hear a rezoning request for the area on Dec. 7. Informally voiced approval of Mike Davis' pre-preliminary layout and drainage plans for French's Mill Estates off Route 20 west of French's Mills Road. Proposed are 26 lots on 28 acres zoned RO-40. A 12.5-acre lot at the corner would be reserved, while 54 acres south along French's Mills Road would be contributed for parkland use.


Calendar item:Nov. 24, 7:30 p.m., next meeting. P B SUNDAY, Oct. 31 11 p.m. ENDANGERING WELFARE. A woman on the 200 block of Sheridan Avenue claimed she was punched in the face and when she attempted to pick up her daughter the girl fell into a banister and struck her head.


11:34 p.m. BURGLARY. Someone forced entry into a residence on the 100 block of Second Street and stole a television and VCR.


MONDAY, Nov. 1 12:30 a.m. GRAND LARCENY. A van with the keys left inside was reported stolen on the 100 block of Green Street.


1:50 a.m. ASSAULT. A woman was pulled to the ground by her hair on the 300 block of State Street.


WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 7 a.m. STOLEN PROPERTY. A man, 34, from the 300 block of State Street, was charged with criminal possession of a stolen credit card, third-degree burglary, petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief. He allegedly had a driver's license, credit card and check reported stolen.


8:50 a.m. HARASSMENT. A man, 37, of Lincoln Square, was also charged with criminal mischief and resisting arrest after he allegedly kicked a front door, yelled at a woman and punched and kicked an officer.


12:10 p.m. ARREST. A woman, 22, of Howes Cave, was charged with disobeying a mandate after she allegedly violated an order of protection.


2:10 p.m. PETIT LARCENY. A woman, 32, of the Bronx, was also charged with issuing a bad check and first-degree scheme to defraud.


2:48 p.m. REVOCATION OF PAROLE. A woman, 30, from the 100 block of Mohawk Street, Cohoes, was arrested on a warrant. She allegedly absconded from a treatment facility.


3:34 p.m. POSSESSION. A man from the 100 block of North Allen Street was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He allegedly had a piece of crack cocaine in his pocket.


3:40 p.m. CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION. A male, 17, from the 1000 block of Madison Avenue, was also charged with third-degree criminal trespassing.


4:52 p.m. OPEN CONTAINER. A man, 34, of Rutland Avenue, was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.


5:37 p.m. POSSESSION. A man, 42, from the 300 block of Sheridan Avenue, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a narcotic drug with intent to sell and resisting arrest. He allegedly had eight individually wrapped pieces of cocaine in his mouth.


5:45 p.m. ARREST. A woman, 26, from the 200 block of Livingston Avenue, was charged with assault and acting in a manner injurious to another. She allegedly struck a 14-year-old in the cheek.


7:45 p.m. DRUG POSSESSION. A woman, 34, of Ontario Street, allegedly sold two plastic bags of marijuana to another and was charged with fourth-degree criminal sale of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana.


8:25 p.m. ASSAULT. A man, 35, of Second Avenue, was charged after allegedly punching a woman several times in the head. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 7:30 a.m. LARCENY. A male reportedly pumped $10.50 worth of gas at an area gas station and left without paying.


8:37 a.m. ARREST. A man, 23, of Congress Street, was charged with no insurance and no seat belt. Officer: Paul Johnson.


1:07 p.m. LARCENY. A cell phone was reportedly stolen from a car at a business on Delaware Avenue.


2:29 p.m. SPEEDING. A man, 39, of Olmstead Street, was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officer: Paul Johnson.


THURSDAY, Nov. 4 10:44 a.m. UNLICENSED DRIVER. A man, 51, from the 200 block of Remsen Street, was also charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unregistered vehicle and uninsured vehicle. Officer: Paul Johnson.


2:05 p.m. BENCH WARRANT. A woman, 22, of Vliet Street, was arrested and held under $325 bail. Officer: Paul Johnson.


2:05 p.m. TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS. A man, 22, of Vliet Street, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, uninspected vehicle, uninsured and unregistered vehicle.


8:48 p.m. ARREST. A male, 17, of Pleasant Street, was charged with reckless driving. MONDAY PATRONIZING. A man, 47, of Troy; a man, 48, of Turf Trailer Park, Clifton Park; a man, 31, of Western Avenue, Albany; a man, 44, of Bald Mountain Road, Troy; a man, 33, of Seventh Avenue, Troy; a man, 45, of Lacy Lane, Loudonville; a man, 49, of Jennifer Court, Saratoga Springs; a man, 31, of Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush; and a man, 40, of Mountain Road Ext., Ravena, were all charged with patronizing a prostitute. Officers: Stephen Frank, John Gerace.


5:22 p.m. CRIMINAL CONTEMPT. A man, 32, of Freehold, N.Y., allegedly violated a court order of protection. Officers: John Archambault, Robert Donnelly.


5:26 p.m. ARREST. A man, 28, of Midline Road, Ballston Spa, was charged with false impersonation. He allegedly gave false information and forged signatures. Officer: David Lemarise.


8:15 p.m. BAD CHECK. A man, 23, of Henry Johnson Blvd., allegedly passed a bad check for $81.40. Officer: Robert Uhl. FRIDAY, Nov. 5 7:30 a.m. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF. A subject from Saint Anthony Lane claimed someone burned a vehicle's front seat with a cigarette.


10:33 a.m. DOMESTIC DISPUTE. A domestic dispute was reported on Lori Drive.


11:52 a.m. MISSING PERSON. Someone on Stanford Avenue reported a person missing.


2:58 p.m. HARASSMENT. Someone on Balltown Road reported receiving harassing telephone calls.


10:44 p.m. HARASSMENT. Someone on Albany Street reported receiving sexually suggestive telephone calls from known people. TUESDAY 9:53 p.m. DRUG CHARGE. A woman from the 800 block of Albany Street was charged with second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia. Officer: Nicola Messere.


9:54 p.m. ASSAULT. A man, 37, from the 500 block of Claredon Street, was charged with assault with a weapon. Officer: Edward Krawieki. SATURDAY ACCIDENT. A vehicle was reportedly rear-ended on the ramp to Crossgates Mall. Officer: Trooper John Kolach, Jr.


ACCIDENT. A rear-end collision reportedly occurred on the Crossgates Mall ramp from the Northway. Officer: Trooper John Kolach, Jr.


ACCIDENT. A three-car accident was reported at Crossgates Mall. Officer: Trooper John Kolach, Jr.


SUNDAY DWI. A man, 21, of Gray Street, Cambridge, Mass., was charged. Officers: Troopers Patrick Thomas, Christopher West.


SPEEDING. A man, 30, of Albany, was also charged with unlicensed operation and aggravated unlicensed operation. Officer: Trooper John Kolach, Jr. SATURDAY 9:58 a.m. STOLEN CAR. A resident's son reportedly took a vehicle on Third Avenue and didn't return it.


11:35 a.m. LARCENY. A juvenile at Canalside was accused of theft and turned over to parents.


1:50 p.m. DISPUTE. Police advised a subject after a property dispute on 25th Street.


2:26 p.m. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF. A complainant reported a case of criminal mischief to a residence on Ninth Avenue.


4:48 p.m. YOUTHS ANNOYING. A group on 23rd Street was advised by police.


SUNDAY 2:09 a.m. COMPLAINT. A female reportedly ran into traffic on Third Avenue.


2:37 p.m. FIGHT. Someone reported a fight between juveniles on 19th Street.


Information provided by Empire News Exchange and Times Union staff writers. Empire News Exchange is seeking correspondents. For information, call 372-0785. Births St. Peter's Hospital Albany BRUCE, Lucas Connor, son of Maureen and David Bruce, Castleton, Sept. 10.


MEYER, Cody Ray, son of Lynn A. and Ed Meyer, Delmar, Sept. 10.


CALLAHAN, McKenna Leigh, daughter of Gwendolyn Lee and Thomas Edwin Callahan, Clifton Park, Sept. 11.


COLELLO, Christopher James, son of Lori J. and Vincent M. Colello, Albany, Sept. 11.


COLLANDRA, Caylee May, daughter of Christina May Small and Jason Michael Collandra, Rensselaer, Sept. 11.


COTROFELD, Shamas Terrance and Sadie Marie, twin children of Deborah Ann Klein and Mark Chanceler Cotrofeld, Albany, Sept. 11.


HELLER, Geoff Oskar, son of Roxanne K. Osborne and Scott O. Heller, Delmar, Sept. 11.


LaMERE, Zachary Tyler, son of Kathryn Deamer and Timothy LaMere, Coxsackie, Sept. 11.


GREGWARE, Ryan Christopher, son of Linda and Richard Gregware, Poestenkill, Sept. 12.


THOMPSON, Victoria Rose, daughter of Belinda S. and Robert G. Thompson, Rensselaerville, Sept. 12.


EDMONDS, David Lee Lewis Jr., son of Faizah Davis and David Lee Lewis Edmonds Sr., Albany, Sept. 13.


HILLENBRANDT, Emily Anne, daughter of Lori and James Hillenbrandt, Valatie, Sept. 13.


MOON, Brenden Connor and Sarah Elizabeth, twin children of Kathleen and Brian Moon, Guilderland, Sept. 13.


POST, Morgan Ellyn, daughter of Ruth and David Post, Westerlo, Sept. 13.


HARRIGAN-FROS, Matthew Janson, son of Kate and Janson L. Fros, Delmar, Sept. 14.


SMITH, Aaron Philip, son of Shani F. and Ronald S. Smith, Delmar, Sept. 14.


AXTMANN, Garrett Joseph, son of Carmella and Rusty Axtmann, Castleton, Sept. 15.


BYNOE, Gevon Areon Ellen, daughter of Mary Nadine McDowell and Hendy Gevon Bynoe, Albany, Sept. 15.


COOKS, Kateland Ann, daughter of Marie and Y-King Cooks, Albany, Sept. 15.


DelBROCCO, Gabrielle Lucia, daughter of Evelyn and Michael DelBrocco, Rotterdam, Sept. 15.


McBRIDE, Aoife Cecilia, daughter of Heather and Alan McBride, Albany, Sept. 15.


NOLAN, Christian John, son of Lisa and Christopher Nolan, Albany, Sept. 15.


PFAFFENBACH, Lauren Elizabeth, daughter of Jill Anne and Kurt William Pfaffenbach, Ballston Lake, Sept. 15.


RAVELO, Isiah Antonio, son of Stephanie Maldonado-Ravelo and Virgilio Ravelo, Delmar, Sept. 15.


SMITH, Nathan Louis, son of Annemarie and Darrell Smith, Clifton Park, Sept. 15.


CONOR, John Sheehan, son of Stephanie and Denis Sheehan, Albany, Sept. 16.


HOFFMAN, Adelyn Sallyanna, daughter of Melissa A. and Adam L. Hoffman, Castleton, Sept. 16.


MESSEMER, Shea Alissa, daughter of Melissa Lynn (Meczywor) Messemer and Richard Charles Messemer, Brunswick, Sept. 16.


RISKO, Robert Burke, son of Alyssa L. and Kevin F. Risko, Albany, Sept. 16.


SCHENMEYER, Ryan Patrick, son of Patricia and Keith Schenmeyer, Voorheesville, Sept. 16.


HAAS, Jared Elijah, son of Britt and Matthew Haas, Albany, Sept. 17.