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5.21.13 Erika Katz

Parenting Expert Offers Tips For A Safe & Enjoyable Prom

Erika Katz, parenting expert, blogger and author of Bonding Over Beauty, shares her top tips on how to ensure the true safety of your kids on prom night.

05/21/2013

Dog Shaking Off Water

Prepare Your Pet For Summer

Dr. Elizabette Cohen, WCBS pet reporter, veterinarian and author of “Most Of My Patients Wear Fur,” joined us on The Couch to give us some tips to keep our pets happy and healthy this summer season.

05/16/2013

4.18.13 Evy Poumpouras

How To Protect Yourself From Danger & Disaster

Former Secret Service Agent Evy Poumpouras sheds light on how we can protect ourselves from situations like the Boston Marathon bombings and the Texas fertilizer plant explosion.

04/18/2013

Excerpt of screenshot from Insideschools (credit: Center for New York City Affairs at The New School)

New School Launches Online Guide To New York City High Schools

A new online guide lets New York City high school students learn things like whether they need to pass through metal detectors and wear uniforms.

03/13/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Goodell Calls For ‘Culture Of Safety,’ Denies Saying He Fears NFL Player Dying On Field

Player safety in the NFL has been a frequent topic of conversation recently and Goodell discussed it again Wednesday during a lecture and question-and-answer session at the department of exercise and sport science at the University of North Carolina.

03/07/2013

Pedestrians at two busy intersections in Metuchen, N.J., may now use flags to protect them while crossing the street. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrians In Metuchen, N.J., Wave Flags To Warn Motorists

A New Jersey town has decided to fly the flag to stop car-into-pedestrian accidents, placing flags at dangerous crosswalks for walkers to use.

02/06/2013

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Fact Or Fiction: Putting Cold Weather Myths To Rest

The cold temperatures can be life threatening if you don’t take the proper precautions. TV 10-55’s Katie McGee has some important guidelines.

01/25/2013

1.24.13 Food Safety

Preventing Food-Related Illnesses During Flu Season

Brian Buckley, Institute of Culinary Education chef and instructor, to provide us with food safety tips we should all know.

01/24/2013

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Panel To Discuss Safety Changes In Connecticut After Newtown Massacre

A panel was set to meet for the first time this week, after being ordered by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend possible changes to state laws and policies in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre.

01/20/2013

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New Staten Island Ferry Boats May Not Have Outdoor Seating

The Staten Island Ferry might soon be doing away with boats that allow passengers to ride outside.

01/19/2013

New York City Subway (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Officials May Revisit Plan To Install Barriers On Subway Platforms

In the wake of the second recent incident in which someone shoved a fellow passenger off a subway platform and left him to be killed by a train, New York City transit officials said they might give more thought to install sliding doors on some platforms.

12/29/2012

Dawn Hochsprung

Slain Principal At Newtown, Conn. School Remembered For Work On Safety

The principal gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was being remembered Saturday for the safety policies she helped develop before the horrific shooting rampage.

12/15/2012

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Safety Tips: Keep Your Home Safe From Carbon Monoxide

Check out these simple tips for keeping your family safe from carbon monoxide.

09/19/2012

New Jersey residents apply for jobs at unemployment job fair in New Brunswick (Credit: Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Poll: NJ Adults Slightly Less Satisfied With Life

A new poll shows a downtick in how New Jersey residents view their quality of life.

08/15/2012

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BBQ Safety: 5 Ways To Avoid Backyard Danger

Being the master of a grill is an awesome title, but do you know how to cook and be safe?

07/04/2012

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