Fire Claims 2 Dogs and Mount Morris Apartment Building

MOUNT MORRIS – Two dogs passed away in Saturday morning's apartment fire on Trumbull Street, which damaged the building beyond repair and displaced seven people. Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi said that Code Enforcement Officer Shawn Grasby condemned the entire structure, which contained six apartments. "The only loss of life was two small dogs," said Mignemi. "Code Enforcement has condemned the structure and the Red Cross is here … [Read more...]

Roscommon Hounds Season Opens with the New Year

To beagle – it’s a verb that refers to the sport of using a pack of beagles to enjoy a tramp about in the outdoors during the winter months observing the diminutive hounds as they attempt to sort out the vagaries of scent in pursuit of the wily wabbit. Rest assured that the bunnies have not only a distinct advantage, they are so adept at eluding any minimal threat to their well-being that one can only wonder why we two-footed 'hunters' even … [Read more...]

ALERT: Caledonia Police Seek Owners of Loose Dogs

CALEDONIA – The Caledonia Police Department is seeking the community's help in returning two lost dogs to their owners. According to a press release from the Caledonia Police Department, the dogs were almost struck by a car on Rte. 5 near the Gunsmoke Restaurant. A woman found them and brought them to Caledonia Police at about 6 p.m. on Monday after trying to locate the owner at several houses in the area with no luck. Caledonia Police … [Read more...]

Numerous Dogs Lost in Tragic Kennel Fire

NYLON – Up to 25 dogs may have perished in a three alarm fire at Add-En-On Kennels in Mendon Sunday, according to Monroe County Sheriff's Deputies, who responded to the scene alongside firefighters from several fire departments and supporting agencies, including the SPCA of Livingston County. According to news partner 13WHAM, Honeoye Falls Fire Chief Paul Churnetski said that flames were shooting through the building's roof and sides when … [Read more...]

Rescued Animals to Prance in Spotlight at ‘Tails of Hope Telethon’

NYLON – As part of Lollypop Farm's 19th annual Tails of Hope Telethon, several generous donors have stepped forward and pledged to match all gifts up to $15,000 made online to Lollypop Farm in Fairport, which is considered the Humane Society of Greater Rochester and “the place to go” to adopt a new animal companion, from household pets to equine and farm animals. The Tails of Hope Telethon is a live six-hour broadcast to be filmed … [Read more...]