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    Celebrate Earth Day at Utica’s Beautiful Parks

    On Thursday April 22, 2021 the world celebrates the 51st annual Earth Day. The first Earth Day was in 1970 sparked by a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. This was a time when the environment was slowly gaining national attention. People started to see the devastation of air and water pollution. This year […]

    April 20, 2021

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    Hike & Bike the Beautiful Mohawk Valley

    Golf courses are open and many Utica area residents are out walking and biking already. All a bit early this year, but we’ll take it! Our beautiful weather reminded us of a late winter 2020 event. One that has instantly become relevant. That’s the opening of the 750-mile Empire State Trail in December. It’s a […]

    April 13, 2021

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    “Mom, Dad, Will You Teach Me To Drive?” 11 Tips for Parents

    Spring is here! That means Utica area youngsters will be bugging their parents to teach them to drive. And the dangers of winter roads are no longer an excuse to put them off. So fair warning to parents. There’s something frightening about teaching your child to drive. Some parents might go so far as to […]

    March 30, 2021

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    Better Restaurant Insurance for Uncertain Times

    The American Rescue Plan just passed by Congress includes help for restaurants. It’s called the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and it includes $28.6 billion for reviving restaurants nationwide. That includes our outstanding Utica area restaurants. Some of the best food service in New York State. And you don’t have to believe us on this. Senate Majority […]

    March 23, 2021

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    Samantha Edwards Joins Our Expanding Commercial Insurance Department

    We are pleased to announce that Samantha Edwards has joined our staff as a Commercial Lines Account Manager. She is a New York State licensed agent responsible for business insurance sales and service. She has over 4 years of service and support experience in retail, healthcare, and the insurance industries. Besides being an experienced commercial […]

    March 16, 2021

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    Heart Healthy Diet Personalized Just For You

    We noticed in the Utica OD recently an announcement that Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County has released the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The timing couldn’t be better. We’re hosting the 2021 Heart Telethon on Thursday, March 11, 2021. In light of that, we looked through the Guidelines for some tips on Heart Health. […]

    March 9, 2021

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    Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig, Inc. Announces 2021 Heart Telethon Broadcast

    We’re delighted to announce our major sponsorship of this year’s 2021 WKTV News Channel 2 Heart Telethon. And doubly excited that the broadcast will be from our offices! That’s right, the telethon will be held at Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig, Inc., 120 Lomond Court, Utica on Thursday, March 11 from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. […]

    March 2, 2021

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    17 Disasters Covered On Your Homeowners Insurance Policy

    Did you know that meteors from space strike Earth every day? But meteors are not “earth shattering” events. Why? Because by the time they reach us they’re usually too small to see. Or because they strike uninhabited land or the ocean. Except for one that exploded above Syracuse in December 2020. It shook windows, scattered […]

    February 23, 2021

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    5 Top Business Trends 2021

    Utica area businesses have been put through the wringer with COVID-19 constraints. These limitations have changed the behavior of our customers. And rightly so, they’re secluded at home. And working from there, too. Thing is, the pandemic has accelerated change that was already happening. So, though we think relief is on the horizon, we wondered […]

    February 16, 2021

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    Your Heart on Valentine’s Day

    We hope you get your sweet heart something nice this Valentine’s Day. Maybe some tasty chocolate candy. A fancy Hallmark card. Or go big with some fine jewelry. But there’s another sweet heart we’d like to talk about. Your heart! It’s not only the iconic symbol of Valentine’s Day, but February is also American Heart […]

    February 9, 2021