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‘Operation Halloween’ Helping to Protect Your Kids From Sex Offenders This Halloween

I got a notice in the mail a couple of weeks ago letting me know that a registered sex offender has moved into a place a couple blocks from where I live.  I didn't think much about it until today when I realized that a lot of little kids will be roaming the streets of my neighborhood and got to wondering how New York State will protect those little people tonight.

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Peter Macdiarmid-Getty Images

Halloween Safety Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

If you think about it, trick-or-treating is a life lesson.  Laugh if you want, but it's true. Think back to when you were a kid. I bet you and your friends did exactly what my friends and I did. We set out a game plan, drew up maps, carried walkie talkies and hit the streets running.

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Kid Finds Razor Blade In Candy After Trick-Or-Treating

It’s the horror story we’ve all been told since we were kids. A bad person who has it out for kids puts something in their trick-or-treat candy to get revenge.

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Free Broome County Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Days

I spent a good part of my weekend cleaning the basement and garage and found a number of items that I would like to recycle at the Broome County Landfill.  I was aware that there are special days and times for certain items so I wanted to share the specifics with you.

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Spencer Platt- Getty Images

New York State’s ‘Yellow Dot’ Could Save Your Life

What would you do if you were in a car accident and unable to speak?  Would first responders know how to take care of you?

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Is It Safe to Eat Food After Its Expired?

I’m always paranoid about using food that’s expired but believe it or not, many foods are actually okay to after their "use by" date has passed by, even meat and milk.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Vestal Fire Department Rescues Car Stuck on Flooded Road [VIDEO]

The media always tells people not to drive through large pools of water and people tell the media that we over-exaggerate that point. But we try to drill it into people's heads so that things like this don't happen. 

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Traci and niece Kayleigh who begins kindergarten in a few days
Traci and niece Kayleigh who begins kindergarten in a few days

School Bus Drops Kindergarteners Off Miles from Home

It’s back to school time and a lot of parents will be sending their kids off to school on the bus. But what happens if they don't get to or from school safely?

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Dick Van Dyke Twitter

Dick Van Dyke’s Car Explodes: Actor Uninjured

A car fire is no doubt one of the scariest things that can happen to a person while they’re driving and it’s exactly what happened to Dick Van Dyke yesterday.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

If You’re Using One of These 10 Passwords, You’re Inviting Hackers into Your Life

Think you’re being all sneaky Pete using your pet’s name as your online password? I’ve got news for you, my friend.  You’re not.

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