Archive for January, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016, at 2 p.m. Warwick Albert Wisner Library Warwick, New York I’m taking the Hatching Cat on the road! My very first presentation will be on February 7 at the Warwick Albert Wisner Library, which was just named the Best Small Library in America 2016 by Library Journal. Over the next year […]

Here’s a silly story about a hog from Staten Island’s Sandy Ground community, which has an interesting historical connection to Dorothy Day, the renowned journalist and Catholic social activist.

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Miss Bridget Cork, a dark gray Irish cat, arrived at New York City Hall on February 14, 1894.