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Woman strikes neighbor with small ax


November 28, 2011

On November 27, 2011, State Police in Wurtsboro responded to a property line dispute in the Town of Mamakating. One of the neighbors was attempting to remove wooden stakes that marked the property line when Erna Kostanoski, a 66 year old resident of Bloomingburg, struck her neighbor in the head with a small axe. The neighbor received a lump to her forehead. Kostanoski was arrested for Assault 3rd degree and is to appear in the Town of Mamakating Court on December 6, 2011.