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12/17/14 10:25am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | New legislation is afoot to protect pets from unnecessary piercings and taggings.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | New legislation is afoot to protect pets from unnecessary piercings and taggings.

Increased protection by the state for pets might be in the cards.

State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) has co-sponsored legislation that would prohibit “the unnecessary piercing and tattooing of cats, dogs, and all other pets for purely cosmetic purposes for the pleasure of the owner, except under limited circumstances,” according to Mr. LaValle’s office. (more…)

12/11/14 4:30pm

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO| The crowd at the 50th annual Science Fair

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO| The crowd at the 50th annual Science Fair

Top honors at the Shelter Island School’s 50th annual Science Fair on Friday, December 5 went to ninth grader Lindsey Gallagher in the senior division and seventh grader Liam Adipietro in the junior division. They walked off with Best of Fair awards. (more…)