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  • homeowners insurance utica ny

    The Right Home Insurance Protection in the Mohawk Valley

    Home sales were up in October! The November 30, 2020 Central New York Business Journal has closed home sales in New York State up nearly 17 percent. And pending sales up almost 39 percent. Though the number of homes sold in Oneida County in October of 2020 was down from October of last year, the […]

    December 1, 2020

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    Special Thanks for Crazy 2020

    At Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig we’re especially thankful this year. One big reason is our talented staff. Like other Mohawk Valley businesses, we had to follow New York State’s COVID 19 protocols. That meant shifting our account managers, claims representative, and back office staff. They went from the office at Lomond Place to working at […]

    November 23, 2020

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    Before You Hit the Snowmobile Trails in New York

    What’s one of the great advantages of a Central New York winter? Some of the best snowmobiling in the country. Ever go Christmas shopping in Old Forge? If the snow is good, the place is packed with snowmobilers! But there’s more than just Old Forge. Just head up to Speculator, Long Lake, and Lake Placid […]

    November 16, 2020

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    Veterans Day: Why the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month?

    Happy Veterans Day, Mohawk Valley!! Today we celebrate military Veterans “…for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.” Veterans Day was born of World War I. This was the horrific conflict in Europe that began in 1914. On one side were the Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, […]

    November 10, 2020

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    Business Concerned With Cybersecurity But Is That Enough?

    October was Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This obviously brought to mind hackers and online criminals affecting our clients’ businesses. So we posted some of our past cybercrime articles along with other expert advice on our social media pages. We realize it’s difficult to keep up with all the challenges businesses face each year. But we wondered […]

    November 3, 2020

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    Car Maintenance WAS as Easy as a Lawn Mower

    We’ve written before about modern car technology, concentrating on two advancements. Technology that distracts us all and technology that helps older drivers. You see and hear the distracting tech in today’s cars in the radio, GPS, and even video. And older drivers get all kinds of technological help in newer cars. Take a look at […]

    October 26, 2020

  • life insurance conversation

    The Life Insurance Conversation During COVID-19

    We’re guessing on this, but has life insurance come up in conversation a bit more this year? The pandemic has brought the fragility of life top of mind. People here in the Utica area…and throughout the world…realize now more than ever how important all of us are to each other. That means husbands and wives, […]

    October 20, 2020

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    Should Utica Area Kids Trick Or Treat This Year?

    Halloween is rapidly approaching. Should you let your kids trick-or-treat this year? We checked around for advice and here’s what we found. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has an information page on their website on coping with the holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic. They divide the section on Halloween into “Lower risk,” […]

    October 12, 2020

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    The Pandemic, Mohawk Valley Roadways, and NASCAR Wannabe’s

    Just as the national Covid-19 shutdown began, we got an amazing story from a former Utican. He now lives in Los Angeles and he told us that traffic had come to a virtual halt in La La Land. This is the city of six lane highways and bumper to bumper traffic. He was astounded…the roads […]

    October 6, 2020

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    How to Avoid “Security Alert” and “Customer Service” Scams

    A friend of ours subscribes to a number of professional email newsletters. The other day he received what he thought was a routine tip sheet. But this one was different. The email subject line, “I was scammed” told the story. The newsletter’s author had been taken for a ride by a security alert scam. She […]

    September 29, 2020