Omi Silver, a local artisan specializing in unique handcrafted sterling silver chainmaille and semi precious beaded jewelry will generously donate 20% of sales during the month of July, 2011 to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA.  Check out the wonderful designs shown below and much, much more by visiting the Omi Silver website at

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Cassidy Headlines Humane Society Picnic

Posted Friday at 11:15pm

May 13

Entertainer David Cassidy returns to Columbia County this August for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA Summer Paw Picnic. Cassidy’s performance made last year’s picnic the biggest ever, in both attendance and funds raised for the animal welfare organization. The one-time teen idol of “The Partridge Family” and long-time singer/songwriter has 20 albums and as many hit […]

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May 9

Fifteen kindergartners from Daisy Troop 1487 (with a little help from Senior Girl Scout Troop 1208) sent in a box filled with sock toys that the cats just love!  

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Food Drive at Price Chopper

Posted Monday at 7:02pm

May 2

  Price Chopper in Greenport held a food drive to support the Food Bank at the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA. Pictured are Price Chopper Supervisor Marie Wolfersteig and CGHS/SPCA President and CEO Ronald Perez Jr. The Food Bank is a free service to the public for those who have fallen on times of economic hardship. It is open Monday, Tuesday, […]

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On Thursday, March 31st, 2011, Ernie Paragallo lost his appeal of sentencing for two years in prison upon conviction on 33 counts of animal cruelty.  In a separate move, the NYS Racing and Wagering Board voted the same day to permanently ban Paragallo from all racetracks in the state of New York.   The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA and the New York […]

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