Community Spotlight: It Takes a Village 10591

Community Spotlight: It Takes a Village 10591 Allan M. Block Insurance and its employees like to be involved and give back to the local community. This month we are highlighting the local non-profit organization It Takes a Village 10591 for their work with residents of the 10591 community. It Takes a Village 10591 provides support and Read More

Checking Out Your Public Library

Checking Out Your Public Library The Internet age has seen many brick-and-mortar bookshops and humble paperbacks replaced by online megastores and handheld screens. But libraries are still heaven for bibliophiles—in these cozy retreats from the hectic world, one can wander the aisles of Dewey Decimal-coded shelves and get lost between the physical Read More

The Cellar Table’s Top Wines of 2016

The Cellar Table’s Top Wines of 2016 Somehow this year got away from me. As I sat down to think about a new blog, it suddenly dawned on me–that it’s time for my top wines of 2016. This year was without a doubt the most epic, diverse and in-depth year for tasting of my entire career. Over the course of the last 11 months, I’ve logged Read More

Shop Local this Holiday Season

Shop Local this Holiday Season If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet — or possibly, like me, haven't even started it — then I would like to suggest a challenge. Forget about Internet shopping. Put down your credit card and phone. Close the browser window that’s open to Amazon and the like. Put on some boots and coat but don't go to Read More

Giving Tuesday with Allan Block and Community Food Pantry

Giving Tuesday with Allan Block and Community Food Pantry Following our annual tradition, the staff of the Allan Block Insurance Agency choose to hold a diaper drive for their charity drive this year.  We collected over 1800 diapers for the clients of the Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown. Our Vice President Operations, Margaret Read More

Safety Tips for Your Backup Generator

Safety Tips for Your Backup Generator When a natural disaster strikes power outages are all too common and generators can be a great investment for people who live and work in areas regularly affected by them. However there are some tips you should be aware of to make sure you are using your backup generator safely. Backup generators Read More

Congratulations on your New Kitchen Appliances! But, Can your electrical panel handle it?

Congratulations on your New Kitchen Appliances! But, Can your electrical panel handle it? You’ve spent tons of time researching the perfect appliances with all the features you could have wanted, everything is exactly what you wanted and you’ve finally gotten the brand new kitchen or home theater of your dreams. In all of your planning though, Read More