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Fireworks safety for the Fourth

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In New York, residents are legally supposed to leave the 4th of July fireworks shows to the professionals. You’re not going to find fireworks for sale in New York, though if you travel out of the state this summer you may be surprised to see them in supermarkets and other stores. And let’s face it, […]

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Bring on Spring, Long Island!

Long Island had a rough start to spring with a chilly April and day after day of rain heralding the arrival of May, but it looks like spring is finally here to stay! And just in time, as May and June are great months to enjoy the local activities on Long Island. My personal favorite […]

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Homeowner headaches: avoiding frozen pipes

You probably don’t think about the pipes in your house too often, and for the most part, you don’t have to. In the midst of a New York winter however, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on the temperatures and those pipes to make sure a deep freeze doesn’t spell trouble. When water […]

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Holiday decorating with pets in mind

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While you’re decking the halls, make sure your furry friends aren’t hiding behind their paws! The holiday season can be a fun, and very busy time, and with visits, visitors and all manner of décor around, it’s important to take simple safety precautions to safeguard your pets, and those of your loved ones. Pet safety […]

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Celebrating family on Long Island

Every religion, culture and family has its own traditions; the special ways to mark an occasion or celebrate a holiday. With the holiday season in full swing, we’re seeing a vast array from the enduring, like trimming a Christmas tree or lighting a menorah to those that have only gained popularity in recent years. Some […]

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