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GREAT NEWS in the midst of the not so good news 🙂 Pets Alive Is Awarded a $500,000 Grant towards Construction of a New Dog Kennel Building -March 27, 2020 – Pets Alive, a no kill animal rescue organization in Middletown, NY, has something to bark about! They were just awarded a $500,000 grant through the New York State Companion Animal Capital Fund to aid in the cost of construction of a new dog kennel building. Pets Alive is one of 12 animal shelters and humane societies across New York State that has been awarded a grant. The Companion Animal Capital Fund was funded in the 2019-20 State Budget and provides matching grants to shelters and humane societies towards costs associated with capital projects to improve their facilities. 
Pets Alive will use the grant for their
GREAT NEWS in the midst of the not so good news 🙂 Pets Alive Is Awarded a $500,000 Grant towards Construction of a New Dog Kennel Building -March 27, 2020 – Pets Alive, a no kill animal rescue organization in Middletown, NY, has something to bark about! They were just awarded a $500,000 grant through the New York State Companion Animal Capital Fund to aid in the cost of construction of a new dog kennel building. Pets Alive is one of 12 animal shelters and humane societies across New York State that has been awarded a grant. The Companion Animal Capital Fund was funded in the 2019-20 State Budget and provides matching grants to shelters and humane societies towards costs associated with capital projects to improve their facilities. Pets Alive will use the grant for their "Dog Kennel Transfurmation" project that they announced over a year ago. “We are beyond thrilled,” said Becky Tegze, Executive Director at Pets Alive. “This will help us construct a new kennel building that will replace our current 30+ year old deteriorating structure.” Pets Alive is a member of the New York State Animal Protection Federation which represents the state's network of animal shelters at the State Capitol. The Federation spearheaded the effort to include the Companion Animal Capital Fund in the state budget and let Pets Alive know about its grant as soon as it was announced. "We're thrilled for Pets Alive as well as the six other Federation members who received grants this cycle," said Libby Post, Executive Director of the Federation. "These funds are an investment in shelters like Pets Alive and an investment in the health and well-being of the animals they care for. There's nothing better than having a good roof over your head, clean air to breath and a comfortable place to sleep—even when you have four legs!" “I was pleased to recommend Pets Alive for this important funding for a new dog kennel building and congratulate them on receiving this award," said Senator Jen Metzger, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. "This funding will further the organization's mission to save lives, providing safe, compassionate shelter to homeless animals while finding them the per

THE EARLY YEARS ON OAKLAND AVENUE

Ted Baker in the Morning

Alan Lewis interview

Another Alan Lewis interview

LIVE ON-AIR PROGRAM

THE 1980’S IN THE LUMBER YARD

Here was the entrance to WTBQ with the studios on the second floor. The building was located off of South Street.

Here’s the main broadcast studio

THE 1970’S ON MAIN STREET

THE VILLAGE OF FLORIDA

RONALD REAGAN BOULEVARD

SANFORDVILLE ROAD

Summer of 2013

WTBQ Winter 2014

Wall Street Journal Article January 2014

Frank-Truatt Morning Show

Frank Truatt, photographed by The Wall Street Journal – January 2014

Frank’s 2013 Challenger