Danger Lurks Throughout American Amusement Parks
The stories have been horrific. A ten-year-old boy was killed on August 7 during a ride on the world’s tallest waterslide. Caleb Schwab was sadly decapitated on the Verruckt raft ride at the Schlitterbahn WaterPark in Kansas City, Kansas. That same day, two riders were injured when a launch cable detached at the Top Thrill… read more
1 Child Every 9 Days in the U.S. is Dying in A Hot Car… Why?
Statistics On All The Children Who Have Died In Hot Cars Shows Precautions Are Vital It happens, on average a child tragically dies due to heatstroke suffered in a hot vehicle once every nine days. This statistic is staggering and devastating. During the summer month’s it’s a habit for many people to leave their children… read more
Is There A Water Crisis in Long Island Schools?
We assume that when we turn on our faucets crystal clear water will come gushing out. Unfortunately that is not always the case. As a matter of fact, there is a very strong possibility that your child is drinking lead-tainted water in school. Recently, on Long Island unacceptable levels of lead have been found in… read more
Come Out & Meet Us At “Alive After Five”
Rosenberg & Gluck are thrilled to be part of this popular free summer street festival, which is run by the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce. The streets of Patchogue Village come “Alive After Five” with local craft beverages and wine, live music, artists, street vendors and activities for all ages every other Thursday in July & August…. read more
Is “Pokemon Go” More Dangerous Than Fun?
Police: Teen robbed at gunpoint playing Pokemon Go in Lake Ronkonkoma According to New12 Long Island, Police say a 19-year-old playing Pokemon Go in Lake Ronkonkoma was robbed at gunpoint last night. Police reported that the teen was playing along Lake Shore Drive around 5 p.m. Wednesday when the incident occurred. Police say three people in… read more
Fireworks may be one of the most iconic and festive ways to celebrate the Fourth of July – they are also dangerous. One needs to look no further than New York Giants Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul’s mangled hand to see the damage fireworks can do. Pierre-Paul blew off his right hand in a fireworks accident… read more
Alcohol and Graduation Parties Are a Bad Mix
Hats off to the graduates. This is an accomplishment that should be celebrated and many parents do so by throwing a party. While many view their graduates as adults, under the law they are not, and parents should resist the temptation to allow alcohol at graduation parties. Under New York law, if alcohol is supplied… read more
The Number of Hot-Car Deaths Increase
The heat and humidity of the warmer months is upon us, and with it comes some silent risks. It’s a habit for many people to leave their children in the car for just a few minutes so they can run errands, a practice that can have deadly consequences. Last week, a child died in Baton… read more
Hazy, Lazy, Dangerous Days of Summer
BBQs, lounging at the pool or beach…June kicks off the carefree days of summer. On a sobering note, it is also the start of the season when there are more car crashes, swimming injuries and other accidents. Not only does summer mean crowds at amusement parks and beaches but in the emergency room. The season… read more
Memorial Day Kicks Off Sobering Deadliest Days
For most, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. For teens, it is the start of the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teen crash fatalities climb. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds…. read more