When I drive in to work it’s the very early morning hours, I see a lot of things that people don’t see during the daytime hours. Recently this caught my eye and now I see it almost everywhere. It's the different colored porch lights.

I know that green porch lights support our veterans. I’ve also seen red porch lights and wondered what that means. It turns out that when you see a red porch light in New York, it can have many different meanings depending on the time of year.

What Does It Mean When You Have a Red Light On Your Porch in New York


One possible meaning for a red porch light is to support our firefighters. This is a fantastic way to show that we stand with the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect us. They run in while we run out..

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Another meaning associated with the red porch light is to raise awareness for heart health. February is American Heart Month, and sometimes people will change the lightbulb on their porch to red in February to show their support for the American Heart Association and to promote heart health awareness.

The red porch light has been given a bad reputation but it's more likely that it stands for an honorable cause. Whether it's to show support for firefighters or for heart health awareness, the red porch light is a way to show support and promote the causes that are important.

Here's What Each Walmart Emergency Color Code Means

Some Walmart intercom codes involve the use of different colors. Each color is linked to a particular event or situation occurring in the store.

The significance of these color-coded alerts can range from relatively significant incidents to potentially critical, life-threatening situations. Understanding what these codes imply is crucial for Walmart employees. This understanding ensures they can promptly take required safety steps as and when necessary.

Hopefully, you'll never hear these codes announced at Walmart, but if you do, at least you'll know what they mean, and how you should act accordingly.

New York's 14 Best Lakes For Swimming

What makes a great swimming hole? Pristine waters, great beaches, mild temps, shallow waters, lifeguards, and more are many of the characteristics that are common in AZ Animals 14 best lakes for swimming in the state of New York. From just outside the city, to the Finger Lakes, to the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, these are your must-visit swimming holes for summer 2023!

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