Animals

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

Bayside

ASPCA should have 24-hour rescue hotline for animals in need

About a month ago, a baby swan was attacked by an off-the-leash dog by the Bayside Marina. The incident took place 20 minutes prior to my arrival. By the time I got to the scene, at least 30 people were attempting to call the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for help. Comments (2).

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

Corona

Corona man kept 3M bees in backyard

Authorities removed an estimated 3 million bees in 45 hives from a Corona man’s backyard last week, and the president of the New York City Beekeepers Association has accused their former owner of more sticky shenanigans in using the hives to sell diluted honey to a bakery. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

Flushing

Elusive Bowne HS bird could be enjoying Flushing dating game

The wayward peacock who has been comically eluding authorities after escaping from John Bowne High School several weeks ago may just be looking for love. Comment.

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