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  • Your Jewelry is Worth How Much?

    You might be like a lot of people here in New Hartford, Whitesboro, and Clinton where you have accumulated jewelry over the years. You have your own collection but have also added to it with gifts or bequeaths from your parents or other relatives. The thing is, all of those little pieces often get stored […]

    November 19, 2014

  • An Auto Insurance Coverage EVERY Business Must Have

    Your employees get together to eat in for lunch and there’s a special at the restaurant in the next town. They order over the phone and one of the group volunteers to pick up the food in their personal car. She’s in a bit of a hurry and on the way rear-ends another vehicle causing […]

    November 12, 2014

  • Are You Ready for Mary Poppins’ Chim, Chimney Sweep?

    A friend of ours just made an appointment with his chimney sweep to clean out the creosote and dirt from his fireplace. He told us that his local sweep, located in Marcy, NY, is a Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) Certified Chimney Sweep. That prompted us to take a look at the CSIA website. […]

    November 5, 2014

  • It’s Almost Snowmobile Time in Central New York!

    Snowmobiling the Adirondacks…riders come from all over the Northeast to the trails out of Old Forge and Inlet. But for us here in the New Hartford area, it’s only an hour away! Then there’s the Tug Hill with record breaking snowfalls each year and down home trails all over Oneida, Madison, and Herkimer Counties. We […]

    October 29, 2014

  • “I Got Hit by a Guy Without Car Insurance…Now What?”

    You’re driving to work minding your own business when you get rear ended by a guy texting his girlfriend. He never even slowed down and he hit you pretty badly. The airbags burst open and you slam into them, spraining your neck and breaking your arm. This is bad for anyone, but it’s big trouble […]

    October 21, 2014

  • Your Home Might Cost More to Replace than You Think

    Your homeowners insurance policy is there for you to rebuild at today’s construction costs if you experience a serious fire, wind damage, or other covered loss. Actually, here at Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig, we’ve had more catastrophic wind claims in the last year or so than ever before. Our extreme weather here in Oneida, Herkimer, […]

    October 15, 2014

  • Celebrating the Best of Central New York for Customer Service Week

    We bet you didn’t know it but in 1992 the U.S. Congress proclaimed Customer Service Week to be celebrated every October. This year it’s October 6-10, 2014 and the theme is “Say YES! to excellence” At Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig we’re glad it is because it gives us the chance to tell you about some […]

    October 8, 2014

  • Do You Make This Mistake When You Rent an Apartment?

    Are you a renter? Maybe you’re putting off buying a house. Or you’re at a stage in life where renting an apartment just makes sense. For many parents, their son or daughter just graduated from college and moved on to a job in another city where they’re living in an apartment and paying rent. Life […]

    September 24, 2014

  • Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Stuff (& the Computer) at College?

    If you’re like many of our homeowners insurance clients here in the Mohawk Valley, you’ve recently left your son or daughter off at college. If it’s a first for your child, you’re very likely proud but also a bit apprehensive. How will they do academically? Socially? Will they be safe? Most of all you want […]

    September 17, 2014