All posts by Debbie Groom

Porky and Buddy talk about dog happiness

Dear Porky and Buddy,

Yesterday I was talking to my brother about my new adopted dog, Enola, a black lab mix and I told him that she always appears to be smiling and that I thought she was very happy in her new home.  

You have to know that my brother is sort of a scientific know it all and he started to lecture me about anthropomorphism and how dogs don’t feel human emotions like happiness, blah, blah, blah.   

Is he right?  What do we know about dogs’ emotions?

Sandy

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Leadership Oswego County graduation set for May 30

Submitted by SUNY Oswego

Leadership Oswego County, a program of the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, will hold graduation ceremonies for its class of 2014 at 6 p.m. Friday, May 30, in Sheldon Hall ballroom on the SUNY Oswego campus.

This marks the 21st year of the program that teaches community trusteeship, leadership skills, current issues and networking to a diverse group of community residents.

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Hannibal Historical Society sells church anniversary ornament

To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the organization of the Methodist Church of Hannibal, the Hannibal Historical Society has released the HANNIBAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ornament, the latest in a series offered by the society. The pewter ornament is presented in a black pouch and features a red cord for hanging.  This photo shows the front and back of the ornament. Those wishing to purchase an ornament for $15 each should call Ann Mahaney at 564-5658.
To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the organization of the Methodist Church of Hannibal, the Hannibal Historical Society has released the HANNIBAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ornament, the latest in a series offered by the society. The pewter ornament is presented in a black pouch and features a red cord for hanging. This photo shows the front and back of the ornament. Those wishing to purchase an ornament for $15 each should call Ann Mahaney at 564-5658.

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek is the summer place to be

Some of the natural beauty Rice Creek reflects in the windows at the site's main building.
Some of the natural beauty at Rice Creek reflects in the windows at the site’s main building.

Submitted by SUNY Oswego

Summer at SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will bring many different ways for people to get out and enjoy nature.

There will be naturalist-guided walks on many Saturdays and self-guided tours of the 7,640-square-foot, energy-efficient new headquarters six days a week.

For children and teens, a return of two weeklong Exploring Nature sessions and the new Conservation Field Studies program.

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