How to Plan a Preparedness Fair

Like the proverbial elephant that must be consumed one bite at a time, planning a major event like a Preparedness Fair is best done one step at a time. Follow these simple steps for a successful fair: Decide the purpose … Read More

Why Ice Fishing Could Save Your Life

Compared to hundreds of years ago, ice fishing in the 21st century is more of a competitive sport, pastime, or hobby than a means of survival. Today, anglers come to the ice riding ATVs equipped with electric augers (a tool … Read More

The Spoils of the Hunt: Venison

One of the first meals my husband-to-be ever made for me was a deer roast (followed closely by elk sloppy joes). I had never had venison before and was leery of anything acquired outside my trusty, sanitized grocery store meat … Read More

1
New York in a State of Emergency

Snow storms across the country are transforming daily life, but in New York, it’s not the actual storm that’s causing the problems. “This is not anything we didn’t expect,” Gov. Cuomo said. “We did have notice of this storm. The … Read More

Sunburns—a not so minor injury

Often when we think of burn injuries, our minds jump to fire burns, electrical burns, etc. But how many of us forget about “simple” sunburns? (Well, “simple” may be an understatement.) Although the sun doesn’t seem too dangerous shining from … Read More

Winter Driving Tips that May Save your Life

Quite frankly, winter driving can be a pain in the neck.  The conditions can make the road dangerous and your car may not respond the way it does in warmer weather. On icy roads, everything takes longer to do safely—starting, stopping, and … Read More

4
Top 7 tips for Surviving Winter

Whether we love it or hate it, winter’s here, bringing skiing, skating, snowboarding, snowman building and . . . shoveling, slipping, sliding, shivering, sneezing, and sniffling! Preparation is the key to surviving—even enjoying—the coldest time of the year. Update emergency … Read More

National Burn Week is this week!

Did you know that cooking fires are the leading cause of house fires, followed closely by heating fires? Or that the leading factor contributing to clothes dryers catching fire failure to clean the dryer? House fires are more common than … Read More

1 2 3 4 5 6