Features

Gerry the dog

Gerry is a sweet pup who had a hard beginning! He was seized by the Orange PD in September after he was left in a car for over an hour with three other dogs. The other dogs ganged up on Gerry, who suffered extensive bite wounds. Orange Animal Control seized Gerry, and the Humane Society wants to give him a fresh start. A dachshund at about 27 pounds and maybe 3 and a half years old, he’s very handsome and playful, and would make a perfect addition to any family. Gerry gets along well with other dogs and adores attention! He has lots of energy, so a fenced in yard is a must.

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Carl Parker

There has been much discussion concerning the recently adopted tax measure by our Congress. Our president claims he has given us all a great Christmas present. The question is, has he given us a valuable gift, or a lump of coal?

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Binky the cat

This is Binkey, our sweet gal. She is a loving, kind, young, black and white female domestic house cat. Probably in human years, Binky is equivalent to a teenager. And with any teenager, Binky loves attention, toys and, of course, the ever famous “head and ear scratch.” Unlike most teenagers, she is very neat with her litter box and keeps a clean kennel. Binky gets along with other cats and would be a great companion. Binky can be seen at Beaumont Animal Care, 1884 Pine St., Beaumont. Ask for No. 31865.

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James Holly, M.D.

For those who were born before the mid-20th Century (1950), the approaching of 2018 brings us closer and closer to the mid-21st Century and only seven years until the quarter-of-a-century mark. It seems like yesterday that the Y2K scare was at the top of our “worry list.” How, those of us “historically” minded, often think in terms of anticipated events expected within the next 20 years and wonder how many of those events we will personally experience.

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