Advice for New Drivers

Two weeks ago my 16 year old son passed his road test and now enjoys what he calls “true freedom.”  Here is a summary of the conversation I had with him before his first “solo flight.” DO NOT SPEED!  New drivers in New York State are on probation for six months. If you are convicted…

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Reduce Your 2014 Real Property Taxes by Taking Action NOW!

If you own property assessed by a town, your next school tax bill won’t arrive until September. However, you should take action now to reduce 2014 property tax liability. Remember: Assessments and Tax Bills are on Different Schedules A tax assessment is the annual estimate of a property’s fair market value. Town assessors fix tentative…

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