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Friday, 11 November 2016 10:43

BOAT TALK WITH with Alex - November 2016

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Question: When I winterize my boat can I leave my battery or batteries in the boat for the winter?

Alex: The answer really depends on the boat, personal watercraft or sailboat. Every boat, properly wired has a master switch with off/1/2. Some modern boats have a draw, or drain on the batteries even with the battery switch in the off position... READ FULL ARTICLE

Friday, 11 November 2016 10:38

The "Marine Northway"

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Marine Northway

Bringing New York’s “Marine Northway” Back Into Commercial Action

As New York’s leading Chamber of Commerce for the marine industry and advocate for the Canal System, it makes sense that the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County should count among its members the leading tugboat transportation company serving our inland waterways.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 17:08

The NINE 0 NINE

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By Ralph J Ferrusi

Thursday morning, October 14, 1943 383 8th Air Force heavy bombers—B-17’s and B-24’s—lifted off from nineteen bases in southeastern England: destination, the ball-bearing factories in Schweinfurt, in central Germany. Sixteen 305th Bomb Group, 364th Bomb Squadron B-17’s lift off the runway in Chelveston, England.
My wife Kathy’s uncle, Staff Sergeant Russell Joseph Kiggins was a tail gunner on one of the B-17’s. Schweinfurt was his sixth mission.

Schweinfurt was very heavily defended. 60 B-17’s—600 men—failed to return to England. The mission became known as Black Thursday. Thirteen of the 364th’s B-17’s never even reached Schweinfurt, lost to machine guns, cannons, and rockets fired by swarms of single- and twin-engined German fighters.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 17:01

Ask Dr. Gel - November 2016

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Hidden Osmotic Blisters

The owner of a bass boat was taking good care of his boat. He never considered applying epoxy barrier on the hull because he took it out of the water and kept it on the trailer after he used it.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:56

Your Insurance with Cathy Karas - November 2016

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Do You Have Insurance for Renting a Car, Moving Van or Utility Truck??

This time of year many are planning vacations to warm climates over the winter, or to see family or friends for the holidays. Or maybe you are doing some home improvements or plantings at your home and need to rent a truck from your local Home Depot or Lowe’s store to bring home your purchases.

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Cathy J. Karas, President, Certified Insurance Counselor, KARAS INSURANCE AGENCIES INC, 321 SO. RIVERSIDE AVE, CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY 10520.

You can contact me for quotes or questions at 914-271-5188 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are a 3rd generation family owned agency, with only licensed brokers to help you.

Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:53

Your Finances - November 2016

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Article provided by Art Stahl

Income Inequality and Its Impact on Women’s Retirement

We’ve been hearing a lot about income inequality, particularly in our current election season. This article doesn’t address any of the related social or political issues; rather, it discusses why smart financial management may be especially important for women’s retirement planning. - AFS

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Art can be reached by phone at 201-836-2460 or 845-729-7638, or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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