City health officials are warning visitors to Central Park to avoid contact with wild animals and to keep their dogs on a leash following the discovery of three rabid raccoons, two in the last week.Read the whole thing. Raccoons tend to frequent the wooded areas where dogs are always supposed to be leashed, but they aren't and who knows where a rabid raccoon will wind up. With all the loose dogs in the park, few under any discernable control, a dog-rabid raccoon encounter is a matter of time.
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From the Post:
Survivors of actor David Carradine honored the "Kung Fu" star with a loving, musical tribute at his grave. . . . .
"I'm looking for a place where the dogs don't bite and children don't cry and everything always goes just right and brothers don't fight," according to Carradine's song "Paint."
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An observer reported seeing cops giving two tickets last Friday morning in Prospect Park.