Houghton approves animal ordinance; bees restricted | News, Sports, Jobs

HOUGHTON — Beyond banning the harming of birds, Houghton’s regulation of animals had been fairly open-ended. In response to a growing number of questions from residents about what animals were permitted in the city, Houghton City Council approved a new animal ordinance at its meeting Wednesday. Established as one of the most contentious […]

Brocton addresses animal control, EMS billing | News, Sports, Jobs

OBSERVER Photo by Braden Carmen Brocton Mayor Craig Miller was authorized to execute the contract between the village and Chautauqua County regarding billing for emergency medical services. BROCTON — Two of the recent hot topics at Brocton Village Board meetings have recently been acted upon. Village Attorney Peter Clark shared at […]

Canfield first-graders explore animal kingdom with displays | News, Sports, Jobs

CANFIELD — First- grader Palmer Marlowe, who was posing as a giraffe in the C.H. Campbell Elementary version of the wax museum, asked the crowd of family and friends Friday morning: Did you know that a giraffe’s tongue is so long they can clean their own ears?” This bit of amazing facts was […]

County exploring future of the animal control services program | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Alpena County Animal Control Officer Michelle Reid gives some love to one of the dogs sheltered at the Animal Control building on Monday. The county is exploring options for Animal Control via a survey they are releasing to residents. ALPENA — Alpena County is exploring […]

Audubon Little Explorers Play “Animal Hide and Seek” Saturday, April 8 | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted Photo The 3 to 8-year-olds and their adults who come to Audubon Community Nature Center on Saturday, April 8, will become Little Explorers. They will play “Animal Hide and Seek,” learning how creatures like this grasshopper use camouflage to protect themselves. Three to 8 year olds and their favorite adults […]

Alger County Animal Shelter status undecided | News, Sports, Jobs

MUNISING — The Alger County Animal Shelter is still working with Alger County to sign a new lease. On Dec. 7, Alger County Animal Shelter posted on Facebook that Alger County did not renew the shelter’s lease and that the shelter would have to leave its current building. “This is a very stressful […]

SPCA charges two with aggravated cruelty to an animal | News, Sports, Jobs

Joshua Parker Sr., 40, and Jessica Lowmiller, 23, both of 925 High St., face two felony counts of aggravated cruelty to an animal, two misdemeanor counts of neglect of an animal (causing serious bodily injury), one misdemeanor count of cruelty of an animal plus summary offenses for their alleged neglect and […]

Mercer County Animal Shelter still in code red situation | News

PRINCETON – A kitten found abandoned on a home’s front porch and a stray dog that was found along a local roadway are among the many dogs and cats that keep straining the capacity at the Mercer County Animal Shelter. The shelter’s personnel were busy Thursday as the cared for they many dogs and cats […]

Man charged with killing animal | News, Sports, Jobs

WELLSBURG — A Wellsburg man has been charged with the malicious killing of an animal, a felony offense for which he could be sentenced to five years in prison and fined $1,000 to $5,000. A criminal complaint filed by the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department states a deputy questioned Ronald J. Sebeck, 71, of […]

Phoenix Animal Hospital rising again – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Dr. Glen Winters checks on Maisi at Phoenix Animal Hospital’s temporary office in the Winco Shopping Center in Medford Thursday. [Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune] Phoenix Animal Hospital is being rebuilt after it was destroyed in the Almeda Fire. [Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune] On the day of the Almeda Fire, staff at Phoenix Animal […]

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