One of the best weekends of the summer is 4th of July weekend. While celebrating our nation's birthday Americans partake in fun activities including barbecues, camping, swimming, and of course fireworks. Whether you're grilling, enjoying a backyard or camp fire, or setting off fireworks safety is always the main concern. We have all the tips you need to know on keeping your holiday a fun and safe
It seems like every time you turn around there is a new scam threatening your security and your wallet. For Chris Damiano of Whitesboro it cost him some serious scratch. Chris is a school custodian and he recently found himself a victim of a pretty sophisticated email con. You can never be too careful. Here is his story.
If something seems too good to be true, it unfortunately usually is. On the Utica Craigslist page is a listing for a beautiful home in South Utica for rent at an unbelievable price. That is because it is a clear cut scam. These people use clever tricks to try and steal people's hard earned money and this particular scam is real and still going on. It's important to educate yourself on the warning
In New York State we are lucky to have acres and acres of beautiful forests and wilderness. With the land also comes a wide variety of wild animals. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is making outdoor enthusiasts aware of a growing population of coyotes. They are also offering a number of tips on how to avoid conflicts with these predators as the weather gets warmer.
Do you have a youngster who wants to get their official NY State Boater's Safety Certification? Well, you have to pay attention to this important change made to the schedule to do so. The training course for kids 10-17 will now only be offered one day.
The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties just announced that they are investing $1 Million into a three-year initiative to help eliminate lead poisoning from paint and other sources in Oneida and Herkimer Counties. They can't do it alone! It's important for parents and guardians to know all about what it takes to prevent exposure to lead paint.
An average of 905 people die in winter home fires each year. In addition, more than $2 billion in property loss occurs. 67% of these fires occur in one and two-family houses. These numbers are startling and real! There are several precautions you can take to prevent these tragedies from happening to you and your family.
One of the most exciting moments for a child is a trip to Build-A-Bear Workshop. They have the opportunity to create a stuffed companion that is 100% unique to them. Unfortunately, many of these creations have been recalled due to a choking hazard.
One of the best parts about Halloween is definitely the candy! What other day of the year can you go to a stranger's front door and ask for free treats? Having said that, your child is still going to a stranger's door to ask for candy. Because of that it's important to remember some of the safety precautions you need to take when it comes to Trick or Treating...