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Schumer working on railroad to improve Kingston trestle safety

Schumer working on railroad to improve Kingston trestle safety

Five weeks after stones falling from a CSX train damaged vehicles and injured two people on Abeel Street, and one day after U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer held a press conference in Kingston to demand action from the company, railroad workers cleared debris from a trestle across the Rondout Creek. But CSX officials have yet to respond to Schumer’s demand for safety netting under the bridge — and a full accounting of the July 30 incident.

Genetic testing scam warning

Genetic testing scam warning

Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries “free” screenings or cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. Fraudsters are targeting beneficiaries through telemarketing calls, booths at public events, health fairs, and door-to-door visits.