Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Let’s see…  St Patrick’s Day, check. Good Friday, check. Easter, check. So what other major event is coming up?  Wait…it will come to me….don’t tell me…oh yes! Tax Day! The Tax Man cometh!  I am sure you are... Read more
I was reading the Daily Business Plan, a daily communication from the battalion staff to the department, stating in a one-page document the operational plan for the day. One part of the document is a listing of the “significant” calls from the past three shifts. On this day, both... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. The year of 2018 is really rolling along. March is almost over. Easter falls on April 1, and that is followed by our friends from the IRS…and I said that last comment with a slight wink….if you get... Read more
D’Elia creates ‘spark’ at Salem Church Middle
A typical day in Janine D’Elia’s science class starts off with a warmup to activate her students’ knowledge, segues into the lesson plan of the day, and wraps the day up with an activity. This allows her students to be actively engaged and always moving in the classroom, which... Read more
As most of you know, I have been the lead pastor at Bermuda Baptist Church since 2005. If I were to ask you why it was named Bermuda Baptist Church, what would you say? A while back, I received an e-mail from a gentleman who stated that he wanted... Read more

Dogpound passing on

Dogpound March 20, 2018

Hello and welcome back to the unsure world of the Dogpound. Right now I feel a little bit like Rex Tillerson, the former Secretary of State. I am looking through the latest edition of the Village News and I read where Mark and Linda are retiring! Say what?! No... Read more
Editorial cartoon: body cameras
MEANWHILE at the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office: ‘Oh look … Officer Smith is eating a cheeseburger for the third time this week!’ Read more
To the Editor: After reading your article, “Mega Site gets positive response from businesses,” it’s no wonder residents fear getting involved in issues happening in their community. You report how once the announcement was made of this planned Megasite, “That’s about the time the shouting began.” BARD, formed in... Read more
Last week, a person in the county died in an early morning house fire. I have not seen the findings of the investigation, but I wanted to talk about three things that contribute to or lead to a fire fatality. One of the many purposes of the fire service... Read more

The rocky dogpound

Dogpound March 13, 2018

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. I thought I would get a jump on next week’s article while I sit here waiting for my rock to arrive. We are talking about limestone…gravel rock…the stuff that finds a way to hit your car windshield type... Read more