• Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    NY Lifts Ban on Burying Human Ashes in Pet Cemeteries, to Pet Lovers' Delight

    ​New York state has OK'd the burying of human ashes in pet cemeteries, reversing a ban put in place earlier this year. According to an AP report, the decision comes after one lawyer's campaign to honor the wishes of her late uncle, who wanted to be buried next to his wife and their two dogs. O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Pet Cemetery Told: No More Humans!

    The Hartsdale Pet Cemetery, the nation's oldest and largest final resting place for furry friends, which we profiled in a 2009 Voice cover story on the pet death business, has been told to stop burying humans with their beloved pets. The Post reports that the state Division of Cemeteries has told H ... More >>

  • News

    November 10, 2009

    The Pet-Death Business

    All dogs go to heaven. Yours will probably get there in an urn.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Original Carvel Stand Closes, Nation Mourns

    The first Carvel frozen custard stand was in Hartsdale, New York, and its closing this weekend drew notice from WCBS, amNY, the Lower Hudson Valley Journal News, the Associated Press, WABC, the New York Times, the New York Daily News, et alia. The owner says rent, taxes, and expenses drove it out of ... More >>

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    March 2, 2004
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    February 3, 2004
  • News

    May 27, 2003

    Hospital Holiday

    Study Finds Poor Oversight of a Billion Health Care Dollars

  • News

    April 4, 2000

    Joe Gould's Secret History

    The Diary of a Legendary Village Bohemian Surfaces at NYU