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Boating and Alcohol/Drugs Don’t Mix

The issues surrounding boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs have been highlighted recently with a local case that has garnered much attention. And as we head toward the summer season, with many people taking their boats out on the rivers and lakes in our area, the topic of boating safety becomes very important. […]

How Many Margaritas are Too Many? Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly

May 5 is Cinco de Mayo, more formally known as the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, which celebrates a Mexican victory in 1862 over the French. Of course, nobody is thinking about Napoleon and military strategy on this day: Cinco de Mayo has become synonymous with partying and enjoying Mexican food and drinks. But […]

Move Over Law Expanded to Cover Garbage and Recycling Trucks

Move Over Law Expanded to Cover Garbage and Recycling Trucks

Risk of Serious Injuries Warrants a Law to Protect Certain Workers Although many have been concerned over the dangers faced by police officers or emergency workers on the side of the road, garbage and recycling collectors have long been overlooked.  Although we may not view their job as dangerous, every year it is ranked within […]

Memorial Day Parade in Albany

Memorial Day Parade in Albany

As the last Monday in May approaches quickly we can already smell the crackling charcoal and splashes of chlorinated pool-water. Though most of us focus our attention on backyard parties or a day off from work, it’s still important to remember the true meaning of Memorial Day. Towns across the country hold yearly parades as […]

Entering Canada with Criminal and Non-Criminal Offenses

If you were like us, we watched and cheered along with our fellow countrymen a few weeks ago as our U.S. Women’s National Team won the World Cup defeating Japan 5-2.  Since the World Cup was hosted in Canada this year, many Americans went to Canada to watch the games.  For many fans, however, they […]

The Apple Watch – A New Way to Get a 5 Point Traffic Ticket

The Apple Watch – A New Way to Get a 5 Point Traffic Ticket

The much anticipated Apple Watch is a few weeks from making its debut in the United States.  With the new device, people will be able to do a host of new things, including pay for a meal with a wave of the wrist, unlocking car doors without a key, tracking workouts and heartrate.  Probably the […]