Tag Archives: fatal injuries

September is Baby Safety Month

During the month of September safety groups throughout the country will be promoting baby safety, focusing this year on the importance of properly using straps on all juvenile products. Falls are the number one cause of non-fatal injuries for all young children, and one of the easiest ways to prevent a fall is by properly -->

Safer Apartments for Newburgh Residents

The City of Newburgh has deployed additional resources to identify Newburgh properties that have illegally converted living spaces. According to officials, the city has “a surplus of unscrupulous property owners violating zoning and building codes”-The Record Online. Illegally converted living spaces pose a major health and safety risk to its inhabitants. Many illegal living spaces -->

Kingston Teen Struck and Killed by CSX Train

Ulster, New York – On Friday, November 13th a Kingston man tragically died after being hit by a CSX train. According to authorities the 19-year old was walking home from work along tracks near Ulster Ave when he was struck by a train heading southbound.  Investigators are still determining the factors that led to the -->

UBER on the Move: Upstate Residents Presented with New Opportunities

Several upstate New York mayors, including Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, Binghamton Mayor Richard David and Stephanie Miner, Mayor of Syracuse have publicaly announced their support of proposed legislation to allow Uber to expand upstate.  Uber is an innovative car service that has transformed urban transportation options. Uber users utilize an Uber App to “hail a -->