Monday, December 14, 2015
Let’s all be safe this holiday season. Here are some basic tips we all should know.
Do not use holiday lights that have worn or broken cords or loose bulb connections. From 2007 to 2011, electrical failures or malfunctions were factors in 64% of fires involving holiday or dec... READ MORE >>
Thursday, November 12, 2015Holidays can be fun and exciting, but they are also a bit hectic. When there are a million things going on at once accidents tend to occur. To keep you and your guests happy this holiday season, we have gathered important holiday safety tips that even the Grinch would appreciate! 1. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 8, 2014If you have ever seen any Christmas movies, you probably know that holiday mishaps are bound to happen. While they are funny to watch and laugh at, when it happens in real life it's no laughing matter. Here are some tips on how to avoid holiday mishaps so that you can spend all your time enjoying being with friends and family. READ MORE >>
Friday, December 23, 2011The Weimer Group wishes you a safe and happy holiday! As you finish up your decorations, the following information may be helpful when it comes to caring for your Christmas Tree and then properly disposing of it. This information has been provided by the National Fire Protection Association. READ MORE >>
Friday, December 23, 2011The Weimer Group wishes you and your family a wonderful holiday season – and a safe one. So, as you enjoy the holidays, please keep these safety tips in mind (brought to you by Erie Insurance): Trees If you choose to use an artificial tree, make sure it’s fire-resistant. READ MORE >>
Monday, October 11, 2010Columbus Day became a federal holiday in the United States in 1934, but Christopher Columbus’s landing in the Americas was celebrated across the country long before that.
In 1792, the Society of St. Tammany in New York City commemorated the 300th anniversary of Columbus’s voyage, a... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, September 15, 2010It’s almost Halloween! It’s the time of year for hair-raising, bone-chilling and goose-bumping. But while most scares are harmless fun, others can have more frightening consequences. Here are some tips and tricks for a spooky, but safe, Halloween. For parties READ MORE >>
Thursday, July 1, 2010Each year, fireworks-related injuries send about 10,000people to the ER and cause thousands of structural and vehicle fires. Did you know that a sparkler burns at 1200 degrees Fahrenheit, which is enough to cause third-degree burns? According to the National Fire Protection Association(NFPA), there are more U. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 5, 2010Who doesn’t like a reason to party? I know we do! In the United States May 5th is a celebration of Mexican heritage and the defeat of invading French forces by the Mexican army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. READ MORE >>
Thursday, April 1, 2010The April Fools’ Day tradition has been around since at least the 15th century (with a possible reference to it appearing in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales), and the question of how it began has been asked almost as long: A letter to the British magazine Apollo in 1807 wondered, “Whence proceeds the custom of making April Fools? READ MORE >>