Leo the pig has hit what appears to be his adolescence — constantly leaving a mess on the floor and trying to carve out a little space of his own just to be left alone.
LongHouse Reserve’s Instore shop will be open for holiday shopping or simple self-indulgence on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The shop is at the entrance to the gardens, off Hand’s Creek Road. The selections may be browsed anytime at longhouse.org.
Late holiday “shoppers” will be welcomed at the Animal Rescue Fund adoption center on Daniel’s Hole Road tomorrow until 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served to those stopping by to size up potential pet companions.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has until Jan. 1 to adopt a regulation establishing a prodecure to make official sea-level rise projections, and the D.E.C. will hold a series of meetings to hear public comments on the project over the coming week.