Boys & Girls Club Honors R. Todd Rockefeller

Posted by Isabella R. Autorino on Tue, Mar 26, 2019 @ 11:51 AM

We are thrilled to share that the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester is honoring our very own Todd Rockefeller with its 2019 Humanitarian Award. This is a worthy organization that makes a real difference in the lives of children. We salute Todd and all of you who generously volunteer your time and serve your communities.  We also plan to celebrate Todd’s recognition at the upcoming Humanitarian Awards Dinner on June 7. You are all invited!

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7 Ways to Keep your Wine Collection Safe

Posted by Todd Rockefeller on Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 11:20 AM

Wine lovers are a passionate bunch. Whether you have a few bottles on the counter for special occasions or a state-of-the-art wine cellar with a $200,000 collection, you’re serious about your wine. And sales statistics prove it. More than $60 billion worth of wine was sold in the U.S. in 2017 according to wine industry marketing firm Wines & Vines.

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Coinsurance Can Significantly Affect Commercial Property Coverage

Posted by John Cofini on Fri, Mar 22, 2019 @ 04:26 PM

Commercial property owners: do you fully understand the coinsurance clause in your commercial property policy? If you answered “no,” you’re not alone. It’s one of the most misunderstood terms in insurance.

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Three Growing Construction Site Risks: Violence, Substance Abuse and Aging

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 @ 01:33 PM

The construction industry has its fair share of risks – and then some. On top of the more common issues – like injuries, construction defects, and environmental concerns – there are three growing risks to be aware of: violence, substance abuse and aging.

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Insure Your Love this Valentine’s Day

Posted by Jennifer West on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 @ 12:11 PM

Flowers, chocolate – and life insurance. It’s no coincidence that February, the month of love, is also the month of the annual Insure Your Love campaign.

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Construction Contracts: Why You May Be Walking a Dangerous Tightrope

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Feb 05, 2019 @ 01:50 PM

Out of the hundreds of moving parts and complexities involved in an average construction project, the contract is still one of the most complex and often misunderstood pieces of the puzzle.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Handling OSHA Inspections

Posted by John Cofini on Thu, Jan 24, 2019 @ 01:14 PM

Like any business owner, you want to provide a safe work environment for your employees. But accidents, injuries, and even deaths can happen. And when those tragic things happen, agencies like OSHA can get involved, adding even more scrutiny and stress to an already tense situation.

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What You Need to Know about Ice Dam Coverage

Posted by Peter Lanza on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 @ 08:15 AM

When it comes to winter here in the northeast, ice and snow are as inevitable as the sunrise and sunset. Every homeowner knows the headaches that can accompany those forces of nature. In fact, one in every 50 insured homeowners files a claim related to water damage or freezing every year according to the Insurance Information Institute.

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New Case Illustrates Why Property Managers Must Be Vigilant in Fire Prevention Efforts

Posted by John Cofini on Mon, Jan 07, 2019 @ 03:01 PM

If you’re a property owner or manager, you face a host of risks on your property every day. And few things can strike terror in the minds of landlords and renters quite like the word “fire.” In multiple-unit buildings with multiple families, a small blaze can quickly turn into a widespread disaster. That kind of disaster could send your business into a financial tailspin.

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Construction Risk Management: 10 Electrical Hazards

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 @ 01:42 PM

From 2012 through 2016, three hundred twenty-five U.S. contract workers died as a result of electrical injuries. And construction trade workers represented a whopping 57 percent of fatal electrical accidents during that time.

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