Halloween safety tips
Halloween safety tips
News Bob Doda 10/31/2012 at 10:50AM

While having fun is a prerequisite for any Halloween, safety should never take a backseat. With the devastation the city suffered during Hurricane Sandy, many will be forced to forego trick-or-treating, but for those that do there are several safety tips that should be followed. Con Ed offered some tips post-Sandy safety tips: Avoid any [...]

Boat safety tips
News Melissa Chan 7/14/2012 at 10:39AM

In the wake of the July 4 tragedy in Oyster Bay in which three Suffolk County children were trapped and killed in a capsized, overloaded watercraft, local marina officials stressed the importance of boat safety. Overloading boats could be a deadly decision, said Martin Munch, president of the Bayside Marina. “You want to have ample [...]

Stay safe in backyard pools
News Melissa Chan 7/13/2012 at 10:38AM

• Learn how to swim. The city’s Department of Parks & Recreation offers free lessons to both children and adults. The courses take place in three summer sessions throughout July and August and are available on a first-come, first-served basis at four Queens pools — Astoria, Fort Totten, Fisher and Liberty. Registration for sessions two [...]