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Ulster County Horse Owner Sentenced in Animal Cruelty Case

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Connie Dirago, 59, of Plattekill, Ulster County, was sentenced in Hamptonburgh Town Court before Town Justice Richard Golden, after her guilty plea to five counts of animal cruelty arising from her neglect of more than thirty horses on a property that she had been renting. The court sentenced Darigo to three years of probation; ordered […]



State Police Arrest Sullivan County Man for Shooting Dog

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On September 2nd, 2014 State Police at Liberty received a report of a dog being shot and injured at a residence in the Town of Bethel.  The owner of the dog contacted State Police upon returning home from work and finding the dog suffering from gunshot wounds. An investigation determined that the dog had been […]



8 Things You Wish You Didn’t Know About Circuses

Apr 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Spiders, the dark, elephants. The list of things I’m afraid of is short. Heights, flying, motorcycles, hanging upside down on a roller coaster, sushi, running into an ex – bring it on. Arachnophobia isn’t as common as you’d think; according to the National Institute of Mental Health, only 30.5% of the U.S. population shutter at […]



Town of Wallkill Woman Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges

May 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

A Town of Wallkill woman was arrested Monday on two counts of animal cruelty and police took possession of 76 Rottweiler dogs living in filthy conditions. Two dogs had been confiscated in March – Sylvia Panetta, 64, was charged in connection with the two dogs initially confiscated. One of which had its leg amputated because […]



Monticello Man Arrested for Cruelty to an Animal

Jan 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

MONTICELLO MAN ARRESTED FOR CRUELTY TO AN ANIMAL Monticello police arrested Jose L. Garcia , 34 of Monticello on Thursday January 12, 2012. Garcia was charged with a misdemeanor for cruelty to animal under the agriculture and markets law. At 3:00 pm Thursday Monticello officers were interviewing Garcia during an investigation at the Shaker Heights […]