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Editorial: Saving Fido and Creating Memories

Editorial Saving Fido and Creating Memories A few months ago the New York State House and Senate voted to approve the shutdown of the puppy-mill-to-New York pipeline, ending the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores across the state. The bills await the governor’s signature. They have taken an inordinately long time to reach Hochul, having been first introduced in March, 2019. Among the relentless fighters for this shutdown is our own Stacie Haynes, Executive Director of…


SQSPCA head will chair state association

SQSPCA head will chair state association Susquehanna SPCA Executive Director Stacie Haynes takes on another role this year as Board President for the New York State Animal Protection Federation, a statewide organization formed in 2010 to safeguard the well-being of all animals through legislative and policy initiatives in the state. Ms. Haynes has served on the Federation’s board since 2019. The group is the voice of New York’s animal shelters, humane societies, and animal welfare organizations, and a trade/educational resource…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 9 Dance With ‘Step Africa’ DANCE ART – 9 – 10 p.m. “Step Africa” introduces audiences to Zulu and South African Gumboot Dance and shares the tradition of audience participation. Tickets, $3. Hunt Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. Visit DISCUSSION – 3 – 4 p.m. “Take Action for Animals: Animal Legislation and Advocacy,” discussing animal rights with Libby Post, Director of the New York State Animal Protection Federation. Room 304, Fitzelle Hall, SUNY Oneonta. Visit…

Putting the Community Back Into the Newspaper

Special Subscription Offer

Now through September 30, new annual subscribers to “The Freeman’s Journal” and have an opportunity to help their choice of one of four Otsego County Charitable organizations.

$5.00 of your subscription will be donated to the nonprofit of your choice:

Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Cooperstown Art Association, Helios Care or Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.