Dear Porky & Buddy,
My neighbor has a dog that he keeps tied out behind his house. I can barely see into his backyard, but as far as I can tell the dog spends most of its time out there and there is never any food or water for it.
Is it OK if I just go over there and feed and water the dog myself when he is not home? The yard is not posted or anything.
By Julia Ludington
It seems hard to believe, but this will be my last ever Bodley Bulletin.
Senior year has been one of the best years of my life. There have been countless laughs, numerous special events, and many memories made. Continue reading
By state Sen. Patricia Ritchie
Following a long winter, motorcyclists across the Central and Northern New York region are eager to hit the road.
As summer approaches, it’s extra important for those on both two wheels and four to safely share the road.
By state Assemblyman Will Barclay
There has been some good news lately involving dairy and the local economy.
New York was recently named the top yogurt producer in the nation. This is the second year our state has earned this distinction, in large part due to the Greek yogurt producers who call New York home.
Watching a Doe and Her Fawn, by Jim Farfaglia
Ears are tops in importance.
Necks rotate with commanding range.
Eyes reflect a life in the wild.
A coat of fur carries history.
Living many years makes one wise.
Living few can lead one astray –
but a mother always knows best
and need not make a sound to say so.
By Jerry Hogan Kasperek
I’m writing this during Memorial Day weekend — the beginning of the summer season, as they say, a time for parades, picnics, planting and opening pools.
I remember when it was called Decoration Day, when it was just one day, May 30, and that summer didn’t start until school got out in June.
I grew up in the WWII era and patriotism is ingrained in me and my memory. There’s been other terrible wars since WWII and I would never diminish the sacrifices that were made during those conflicts, but there has never been anything like WWII. Continue reading