safety

Be Cautious Enjoying Winter Activities
There is so much to do in the winter here in the Capital Region and beyond. Most of the activities are outdoors, and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is warning to be careful of where you are doing your outdoor activities this winter.
Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween
Every Halloween we bring our dog, Freddie, to either my mom's house or board him. This way we know he is stress free and safe. If you aren't able to have the option, here are some tips that can keep your furry friend calm during the witching hours.
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.

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