Congratulations – Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown

Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown Margaret Black, Director of the Local Food Pantry and VP of Operations for Allan Block Insurance saw an opportunity for the Insurance Industry to support the local community food pantry.  Margaret’s nomination was reviewed and the Insurance Industry’s Charitable Foundation awarded $2500 to Read More

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

Tarrytown Rotary celebrates 10th Annual Rubber Duck Derby

Tarrytown Rotary celebrates 10th Annual Rubber Duck Derby The idea of racing rubber duckies took awhile for the club to accept. In fact, Mimi Godwin had to spend several years trying to convince us to say yes. Once we agreed to this crazy idea we had to find a place to race! The Hudson River? The Tarrytown Lakes? Tommy Basher and Gerry 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

Wine Throughout the Hudson Valley

Wine Throughout the Hudson Valley The history and culture of the Hudson Valley is one of the most storied in our nation’s 240 year history of independence. Through the late 19th century, it was a center of agriculture and industry, as well as a magnet for artists and naturists. Then the industrial age and mass communications relegated it to Read More

Looking for Westchester Fireworks?

Looking for Local Fireworks? All of us at Allan Block Agency wish you a happy and safe 4th of July weekend! We would like to share a few places across Westchester we're considering to enjoy fireworks with the family.   Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers Friday, July 1 (Concert 7pm-10pm, fireworks 9:30pm)   The Read More