Protecting Your Vehicle from Summer Theft

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Protecting Your Vehicle from Summer Theft: Security Experts Offer “Rules of the Road” Choosing a road trip over air travel this summer may seem like a smart way to save money on the high cost of airfare. However, families who take this route may be putting themselves in a position for an even costlier risk: […]

Summer Smarts: Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

With an estimated 136 million Americans going on at least one vacation this summer, safety and security precautions are a must. Proactive measures can help consumers keep their home safe from fire, carbon monoxide, and the threat of burglary while they are away. Better Business Bureau and home security pioneer, ADT are offering the following […]

Travelers Make Great Targets for Identity Thieves

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As summer nears, many people start dreaming about and planning vacation getaways. But while you’re enjoying the beach, identity thieves are devising new ways to steal your personal information. Consumers often let their guards down on vacation, putting them at greater risk of identity theft. In an effort to curb the growing problem of identity […]

Starr’s Mill Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

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Chanticleer, the top choral performing ensemble of the Starr’s Mill High School Department of Choral Music, recently accepted an invitation from Choirs of America to be one of a handful of elite high school choirs to participate in the 2013 American Music performance Nationals for Top Choirs. Other high school choirs selected come from California, […]

10 Family Travel Tips

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Spring is almost here, and summer is right around the corner! This means increased family travel and fun with the kids. Here are 10 family travel tips: Pack light – this might not sound easy when we are used to overflowing diaper bags, but with the Babee Covee, a new baby blanket and cover that […]

Driving tips for winter weather

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(BPT) – Snow, ice, slush and other winter driving challenges can threaten both driver and passenger safety, and adding distractions into the mix only exacerbates the situation. So instead of dashing through the snow in your four-wheeled “sleigh” and ending up o’er the hills, it may be best to simply drive with caution and focus, […]

8 Tips for Surviving Holiday Travel with Your Kids

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Traffic, TSA, and Tantrums, Oh My!: Eight Tips for Surviving Holiday Travel with Your Kids If you’ve ever traveled with kids (especially over the holidays), you know it’s an adventure. More accurately, it’s a slapstick, Murphy’s-Law, Griswold-family type of adventure. There are poorly timed poops. Lost pacifiers. Traffic jams and road construction. A beyond-awkward screening […]