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When Sean Posner’s 7-year-old dog, Moose, was put to sleep in October 2011 after suffering from bone cancer, the Massapequa boy decided to honor his furry friend by giving back in his honor.
“I loved this dog,” Sean said. “We were very close.”
So Sean, then 11, gathered Moose’s toys and blankets, and encouraged his friends and family to bring new or gently used pet supplies to the big...Read more »
To Lori Schneider, Penelope Ruderman is more than just a daughter -- she’s a warrior.
Ruderman was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, when she was only 3 years old. In 2011, she received a successful bone marrow transplant that helped put her into remission. Penelople, now 7, is still in remission today.
“The way I look at it, she’s a survivor,” Schneider said. “Once someone is diagnosed...Read more »
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TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT
* The LIRR is adding extra stops at Forest Hills station for those attending the Drake/Lil Wayne concert at Forest Hills Stadium tonight. See...Read more »
It was a seal release that went swimmingly.
Birdie, a gray seal pup who was rescued April 17 in Far Rockaway, Queens, returned to her natural home Saturday morning during a release event under the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays.
The event was organized by the Riverhead Foundation, which nursed Birdie back to health after she arrived suffering from a swollen flipper and respiratory...Read more »