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Dallas Ernst

Buying a New Car

Tips and tricks to get you through every step of buying a new car, whatever “new” means to you.

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Haunting Halloween Movies Set in the Northeast

Count down to the spookiest night of the year with our list of Northeast Halloween movies, filmed or set throughout the region.

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What You Need to Know About Dog Car Restraints

Pet restraint laws vary across the Northeast. Learn how to keep your pet safe and lower the risk of distraction while driving.


Enjoying Fall From Lakes to Letchworth in Upstate N.Y.

Experience the Greater Niagara Region’s agritourism scene with beautiful fall foliage as your backdrop.

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Connecticut’s New Seat Belt Law Goes Into Effect Oct. 1

The new law requires everyone in a vehicle to wear a seat belt, including those in the back seat.


Tea Time! A Guide to Teas and Their Health Benefits

Let’s spill the tea about one of the world’s most popular beverages.

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Joining Forces With State Police Units for Shifting Gears Program

AAA Northeast is partnering with local State Police to educate young people on the effects marijuana has on driving.

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Things to Do Without Internet During a Power Outage

Hurricane season is peak time for power outages. Spend your time unplugged in creative, constructive and fun ways.

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A Quick Guide on How To Recycle Properly

Are you recycling the right way? Knowing how to recycle common household items takes us one step closer to a cleaner planet.

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Explore the History of Saratoga, New York

Saratoga is more than just racing. National landmarks, museums and other notable sites abound in this historic gem of upstate New York.

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Local Restaurant Foragers Search to Bring Freshness to the Table

Foraging is more than a fad. Restaurant foragers bring a new, exciting variety of wild plants to restaurant menus.