Category Archives: Blog

Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Drivers

All parents want to keep their children safe no matter how young or old they are.  When children mature into teenagers they are presented with new dangers, as parents it’s our job to stay informed so that we can encourage our children to make good decisions- especially behind the wheel. If you have a young -->

It’s that Time of Year Again, Drivers Prepare For Back to School

According to AAA, each fall more than 55 million children in the United States head back to school, with more than 10% walking or biking to campus. If you drive to and from work prepare for congested roads and an influx of foot traffic. Here are some tips from the National Safety Council for Driving -->

The Importance of Maintaining Safe Premises

Whether you own a single family home or a large business you have a legal obligation to maintain safe premises. Property owners must ensure both public areas and tenant’s quarters are livable, safe, and sanitary. Below are important considerations for those who own properties, or for those thinking of investing: Certain repairs aren’t optional: If -->

Labor Day: Safe Driving Tips

As Labor Day approaches, many are excited for the long weekend and celebrations with family and friends. Labor Day is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, so it is important to stay safe and plan ahead before you head out on the road. Here are some simple tips to follow before the -->

County in New York State Creates Anti-Bullying Website

According to experts a key factor in preventing bullying is teaching children, teens, and parents how to identify bullying, and how to safely stand up to it. Nassau County recently signed a bill into law that will allow the County to create and operate an anti-bullying website. The goal of the website is to provide -->

Flashing Lights: Slow Down and Move Over. It is the Law

Thousands of workers have died in work zone crashes due to negligent and reckless drivers. The vast majority of work-zone accidents are completely preventable. The National Safety Council recommends the following tips for preventing injuries in work-zones: Pay attention (using your phone, adjusting the radio, talking to passengers, and even daydreaming are all examples of -->

VA announces leadership changes to take effect shortly

WASHNGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced several leadership changes that will take effect shortly.  These leadership changes will build upon a strong current team that will continue to carry out the priorities of President Trump and newly appointed Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie. The leadership changes are as follows: -->

Why Upstate New York Has Become So Popular, What That Means for Residents

In recent years a record-breaking annual 239 million visitors traveled to New York State destinations.   “New York’s rich culture, diverse history, scenic beauty and outdoor reactional opportunities are second to none,” Governor Cuomo said. “With a record $104.8 billion economic impact, New York’s tourism industry is stronger than ever before and as we continue to invest -->

Lustgarten Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Saturday, October 13, 2018 – 08:00 Walkway Over the Hudson Poughkeepsie61 Parker AvenuePoughkeepsie, NY 12601 We are proud to sponsor the Lustgarten Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research. “Every dollar donated to Lustgarten goes to Pancreatic Cancer Research. Get inspired by other patients, survivors, and loved ones who are on the same journey. Together, we will raise -->

VA is Rethinking Its Entire Online Presence

Veterans Affairs Department is looking for a team of developers to consolidate its far-flung agency websites into a single, user-friendly online portal.  The vendor would lead a complete redesign of the agency’s primary website, VA.gov, which would include building a new content management system within the VA Enterprise Cloud and migrating content from existing sites -->