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Carbon Monoxide – The invisible killer – are you protected?

Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause brain damage and death….. You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it, but carbon monoxide can kill you. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Symptoms …Low levels of carbon monoxide poisoning can cause symptoms easily confused with signs of flu, food poisoning, or other illnesses and can cause long term health risks. […]

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Keeping your Children Safe

As another school year approaches, here are ways to keep your children safe while traveling home and while in the home On their way home Before school begins, show your child the exact route they are to take on the way home. This should include obvious things like crossing streets at traffic lights or corners, […]

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Kidnap-Proof Your Child

Unfortunately, we are frequently notified by schools and law enforcement of attempted abductions, and we often learn about the release of convicted sex offenders into our communities. Gone are the days when children could just go outside and play alone and unsupervised. We encourage parents, grandparents, and caregivers to continually communicate and prepare the child […]

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Are Your Smoke/Heat Alarms Operational? Are They Monitored?

Are Your Smoke/Heat Alarms Operational? Are They Monitored? Although the importance of operational smoke alarms has been stressed in several of our past newsletters, tragedies continue to occur.   A recent Staten Island Advance article reported that “the lack of smoke detectors figured in Staten Island fire death last year”, referring to the tragic death of […]

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Successful Theft From A Colleague’s

For two years, a staff member had a trusted, long term, "friend of the family" babysitter watching her 10 year old son for a few hours after school. The baby sitter was reliable, always on time, was an honors student at a local high school, came from a family with caring, involved parents, and got […]

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Attempted Theft From My Own Master Bedroom

I found it difficult, but necessary to leave my house for two hours while 5 workers from 3 different trades were providing various services in my basement and on the 1st floor. Even though I trusted the owners of each firm, I chose to arm only my bedroom motion detectors, as the workers had absolutely […]

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