March 24 Virus Briefs

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Custer County Treasurer’s Office is offering new methods for motor vehicle and tax transactions.

According to a press release, checks and renewal cards can be mailed to 1010 Main St. Ste 15, Miles City, MT 59301. The office is also taking renewals over the phone with a credit card. Using a credit card will be subjected to a 2.49% fee and an echeck online will have a $1.50 fee.

The office can be reached at 406-874-3426.

If their are no changes the registration can be renewed online at The registration will be mailed within 48 hours, said a press release.

Tax payments can also be paid by mail or over the phone with a credit card or echeck online.

For more information call the treasurer’s office.

“At this time, you may come into the office how ver we have reduced the number of people llowed into the office to give space to those comleting transactions to do the same when waiting n line. Please stay at least 6 feet away from one nother. We ask you to try to limit transactions to nly the items that are of vital importance. If you an wait longer to finish your transaction we are rging you to do so,” said a press release.

Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center still open

According to a news release from the Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center at 2508 Wilson St., the center’s doors are still open and the staff will provide service to the residents of eastern Montana.

Mental health and substance abuse services are available in person or they may be accessed via telephone from home. Call 406-234-0234, ext. 500 today for an appointment or to learn more about the newly approved telephone service options in this area. — By Star Staff

No youth under 18 allowed in Veterans Affairs Building

Starting yesterday, no youths under 18 years of ge will be allowed to enter the Veterans Affairs uilding at 210 S. Winchester Ave. Adults entering he building must be screened by entering the ront door of the facility.

Those entering the building for Custer County ood Bank assistance also must be 18 years of age r older and must be screened at the facility’s ront door before they drive to the food bank ntrance. More information about the food bank is vailable by calling 234-3663.

— By Star Staff

Community 1st Federal Credit Union closes lobby

The local Community 1st Federal Credit Union in Miles City closed their lobby to the public on Monday.

The local business, 2905 Main St., will still be offerng services through their drive-thru and office visits by appointment only.

Self-service and off-site banking, include:

— Call any time during business hours at 406-775-748 to talk to a member service representative.

— Use our online banking site for money transfers, balance lookups, loan payments, and bill payments.

— ATMs are available at both our Miles City and Ekalaka locations.

— Fees related to the use of other banks’ ATM transctions will be reimbursed.

— Mail and our night depository are available for deposits.

— Loan applications and paperwork can be transmited digitally.

For more information call 406-234-2550.

— By Star Staff 49,

Ex-St. John’s player dies at 49, reportedly of coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Lee Green, a defensive standout who layed on two NCAA Tournament teams for St. John’s, has ied. He was 49.

The Big East Conference school announced the death on uesday without identifying a cause. The New York Post uoted former teammate and friend Lamont Middleton in eporting Green’s death was related to the coronavirus.

A New York City native, Green Green played for St. John’srom 1991-94, playing his first season under Lou Carnesecca nd his final two for Brian Mahoney. He averaged 2.3 points.

“He was a very gifted athlete, very strong,” Mahoney said. He was a guard who could penetrate. He had very good kills penetrating, dribbling the ball and became a very good efensive player for us.”

Green maintained a close relationship with the program ver the years, attending games as recently as this past seaon. “He was our defensive lockdown guy,” Ron Lifonte, St. ohn’s assistant athletic director for sports medicine, told the New York Post.

“He could score if he needed to. He was one f the guys who really relished the role of ‘Give me your best layer and I’ll lock him down.’ He sacrificed his offense a lot for the good of the team, and he was everybody’s