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Look For This To Ensure Safety Before Going On Fair Rides
Labor Day weekend is fast approaching, and state fairs in and around the Capital Region will sure to packed with people looking to squeeze as much fun out of these last few weeks of summer. The midway rides are always a popular attraction at New York State fairs, and while they may appear to be stru…
Are You Keeping Your Child Safe Near Water?
It was so hard reading the news today about Andrew Durkin -the 3 year old Gilboa boy - that drowned over the weekend.  Imagine the absolute terror and horror that little boy had as he was swept up in the Susquehanna River.  Or the sheer panic and utter desperation experienced by the family as their …
How To Protect Your Pets From The Heat
We are set to have record heat for the next ten days. As humans, we need to take necessary precautions to stay cool, but we can't forget about our furry friends. Here are some tips to help keep your pets safe in the heat.
Motorist Safety A Concern As Americade Revs Up This Weekend
The 36th annual Americade Motorcycle Rally began on Monday and is expected to reach it's peak this weekend in Lake George.  As many as 200,000 motorists are expected to be in the Capital/Lake George region and safety is always a concern for not only the riders but also for other motorists as well.  …
Kids Will Be Safer On the School Bus
It always surprised me that school buses only had lap seat belts or some, none at all. Well it may be mandatory soon to have safer measures on school buses including better seat belts.
Buckle Up Or Pay Heavy Fines
A huge campaign began on Monday to crack down on drivers and passengers to buckle up. I can't imagine not buckling up whenever I get in the car and now police will be out in full force making sure you do.
Kids Can Sell Water Outside Of Track, But…
If you have ever been to the Saratoga Race Course in the summer, you can't help but notice the young entrepreneurs selling water on your way out. It's been voted on and there are going to be some changes.
5 Simple Tips To Keep You Safe When Walking Alone
I live near Washington Park in Albany.  In the morning when I'm walking to my car to come to the station, I'll see the occasional beggar or drifter but I typically never feel unsafe even in the the middle of the night.  However, that doesn't mean that I'm not on full alert, watching for anyone aroun…
You Should Clear These After A Snow Storm
I know after all of this snow we have gotten in the last couple of week, the last thing you want to do is shovel more. But these are important things that you should always clear after a snow storm.

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