Case Study: The Horseheads Animal Shelter

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Horseheads, N.Y. (WENY) -- Almost two years ago, the Horseheads Animal Shelter feared it would close due a change in town funding, but after some fundraising they were able to stay afloat. Now, that fear is back and the shelter may be closing. "We attended a meeting on the 24th of February and we expected a dialogue about the time frame and regard of the shelter, and what the town board had in mind. At that time we were informed that it would be closed in two months," said Al Edwards, President of Friends of the Horseheads Animal Shelter. At the meeting Town Supervisor, Mike Edwards, recommended the shelter close in April. Blindsided and shocked by the news, the Horseheads Animal Shelter is facing an all too familiar feeling. In
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