Usually you go to the mall for new clothes, but what about a new puppy?
That's what shoppers at the Oakdale Mall could do on Friday. The Humane Society hosted an Adopt-A-Thon, allowing people to come meet and play with a group of cats and dogs. Organizers say there is a great need to give these animals a home especially during the summer.
"It's kitten season now so we've been bombarded with cats. So we're trying to get them adopted out as quick as we can because they're all great cats and deserve a home," said Derek Sturdevant.
The Broome County Humane Society currently has 30 dogs and about 50 cats available for adoption. There will be several more adopt-a-thons throughout the summer.
Broome County Executive Announces Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Broome County Executive Debbie Preston announced today that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
Preston has been in office since 2012.
In a statement, Preston said she has no plans to stop working and that she feels great both physically and mentally.
Preston went on to say, "I've never backed down from a fight in my life. I've won some and I've lost some. But I've certainly won more than I've lost. And this fight against cancer is one that I intend to win."
Right now, Preston... more
Effects of Wine on Kidney Disease VIEW VIDEO
An occasional glass of wine may help keep your kidneys healthy.
Furthermore, for those who already have kidney disease, moderate wine drinking might help the heart.
When researchers looked at... more
Man Under Bed Arrested
State police tell us a wanted Kirkwood man jumped his bail, and then jumped under a bed.
Police say that 42-year-old James Kennerup was arrested for bail jumping and criminal possession of a... more