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Start the Summer Right with Grilling BBQ Safety

Start the Summer Right with Grilling BBQ Safety  Summer for many people means friends and family gathering for fun in the sun, time in the pool  and grilling. There is no better time to freshen up on grilling safety tips! Maintain Your Grill – Check your grill hoses for cracks, holes or brittleness. Run a soap solution (one part liquid Read More

Pool Safety: Pool Drownings Can Happen in an Instant

Pool Safety: Pool Drownings Can Happen in an Instant Spending time in the pool is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and beat the summer heat but every year more than 3,000 people drown in the US, and many others suffer from serious injuries in near drowning incidents. To keep you and your family members safe it is important to review some pool Read More

Hurricane Season is Upon Us: Safety Check Checklist for Homeowners

Hurricane Season is Upon Us: Safety Check Checklist for Homeowners Hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th Your level of preparation before a hurricane can determine how well you weather the storm and how quickly you recover from it. You should start preparing your home, inside and out, long before a storm is in the forecast. Read More

Summertime Means Minors in the Workplace

Summertime Means Minors in the Workplace  As summer approaches, many young people will be looking for summer job opportunities in small businesses and with these young and eager workers comes a set of rules that many employers may not familiar with. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets rules for what kinds of jobs and hours minors of Read More

Keep Your Cool: AC Maintenance to Prevent Costly Breakdowns

Keep Your Cool: AC Maintenance to Prevent Costly Breakdowns As summer heats up and air conditioning in your home is one of the best ways help to cool down. Prevention is the key though to avoiding an air conditioning emergency in the hottest parts of summer. Clean Your Coils – Dirt buildup can cause machinery to work harder. Be sure to Read More

Make Room on the Road: Sharing the Road with Bicyclists

Make Room on the Road: Sharing the Road with Bicyclists With sunnier days and warmer weather we will begin to see more bicycles on the road. To help keep everyone safe on the roads here are some reminder tips for vehicle and bicycle safety. - When riding a bicycle on roads or bike paths bicyclists are responsible for following the same Read More

How to Stay Connected – Finding a Business Email Address

How to Stay Connected – Finding a Business Email Address It used to be easy to find people, as long as you knew someone’s name you could open a phone book and find their address. In today’s age of technology it can be a challenge to find an email address for someone. To assist with this problem tools and resources have been created to help you Read More

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving With better weather, more drivers take day trips or plan weekend getaways but more drivers on the roads create more potential for distracted driving.  Distracted driving can be more than making a quick call or firing off a quick text, it includes adjusting the navigation system, eating or anything that causes a Read More

Oh No, My Phone Got wet! These Tips Might Just Save Your Phone’s Life

Oh No, My Phone Got wet! These Tips Might Just Save Your Phone’s Life So you dropped your phone in the toilet, you knocked a glass of water onto it or you jumped into a pool and forgot it was in your pocket. There are a million different reasons how you phone ended up soaking wet but when it happens after the immediate panic you need a plan on Read More

Cinco de Mayo with Allan Block Insurance!

Cinco de Mayo with Allan Block Insurance! This year the staff at Allan Block Agency celebrated Cinco De Mayo with lunch brought in from Tomatillo! Tomatillo is a local restaurant in Dobbs Ferry, NY specialized in fresh Farm-to-Burrito foods using ingredients right from the Hudson Valley. You can see their full menu at www.mexchester.com . Read More