Last week an article appeared in the Journal about the R.E.A.D. program, or the Reading Education Assistance Dogs program. Candace Robinson of New City is the Director of Therapy Dogs of Rockland, and she, along with her Labrador Retriever Buster, visits area libraries and schools to provide children with a non-threatening reading environment. George Berger and his dog Paco, is another of the 12 teams that works with children on their reading skills. These dedicated volunteers are wonderful with the children, and provide a very important service to the community. You can read the full article here.