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One activity that is really nice to do on Long Island is to visit one of its many vineyards and go wine tasting. The majority of these vineyards can be found in the eastern end of Long Island. Starting in Riverhead, NY and extending to the North and South Forks. Additionally, there are many breweries throughout the island. This time of year, many of the vineyards and breweries are hosting events during the fall time
Now that it is officially autumn, our daylight is progressively shrinking into the night. Currently around this time of year, we have pretty close to equal parts sunshine and darkness. As a result, the sun glare tends to be at its strongest during peak driving hours for Long Islanders heading to and from work. This is especially the case for those driving eastbound in the morning and westbound at night, since the sun will…
Now that it is fall-time, everyone and their mother wants to go apple picking. New York has many really nice farms, orchards, and pumpkin patches in eastern Suffolk County, Long Island as well as upstate, New York. These farms often have a numerous amount of fall activities for the whole family. Since Long Island is basically bottlenecked from driving upstate, the easier option for most families is to go to the farms out in Eastern…
Why It’s Important If you have suffered a serious personal injury, the attorney you hire may make the difference between hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions of dollars. Most attorneys want to handle personal injury cases because the right case can be very lucrative. But, without the proper background and experience, the attorney may find they are quickly in over their head. They may either try and bluff their way through or…
As hard as it is to admit, summer is sadly coming to an end. Hopefully, you were able to take advantage of the nice weather and have some quality time with your family, because school is once again right around the corner. Back to school time can be hectic for parents and kids alike, and the traffic on Long Island can reflect that. Following Labor day, Long Island traffic picks up. School buses are out…
Long Island has a lot of people, with a lot of cars. A recent study reported by News 12 stated that seven out of the ten most dangerous roads in the state of New York are on Long Island. This is not surprising. While New York City is packed with cars and people, the cars move pretty slowly due to heavy traffic. Additionally, many rely on public transportation rather than cars. Only very popular roads,…
Hopefully, every parent on Long Island has a car seat for their young children. In fact, in the state of New York, it is illegal for a child to ride in a car without a safety seat under the age of four. Car Seats are specially designed so that even if a serious accident occurs, the child has the best chance of avoiding serious injury or death. Sometimes, the car seats can be a little…
What is Roundup? Roundup is a popular herbicide produced by the company Monsanto. Monsanto is a multi-billion dollar agricultural company that has been a major producer of genetically engineered crops for decades. The purpose of Roundup is to keep weeds out to allow the desired crops to grow. The chemicals in Roundup however, has been a topic of major controversy globally. The active ingredient of Roundup is glyphosate, a molecule created by Monsanto in 1973…
When we think of impaired or distracted driving, we often think about people who drive while drinking, texting or under the influence of drugs. However, driving while feeling drowsy is just as dangerous. And unlike other driving impairments, feeling drowsy behind the wheel is something that can happen to anyone. According to the American Sleep Foundation, about 20% of drivers have admitted to falling asleep behind the wheel. In the US, about 800 people
On Monday, a 37 year old man was struck by a Nissan in Lake Ave in St. James. The victim was a school teacher and coach for the Kings Park school district and was jogging around noon in the shoulder of the Lake Ave. As a result of the accident, the jogger was killed and the driver had fled the scene. The alleged hit-and-run driver has been arrested and is facing trial for driving without a…