Your AAA Magazine January 2018

Happy New Year! January is Disney Month at AAA, and in this issue of Your AAA Magazine we celebrate with a story on new attractions coming to Walt Disney World. We share some notable facts about Disney Cruise Lines, and we invite you to take advantage of special AAA savings. You’ll meet the new president and CEO of AAA Northeast John Galvin. You’ll find coverage of new automotive technology and 2018’s most promising models – plus, articles on food, health, finance and insurance. Enjoy!

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Walt Disney World Adds Stellar New Attractions in 2018

Disney asked for filmmaker James Cameron’s fictional exoplanetary moon, its floating mountains, alien wildlife and bioluminescent plants – and got it. No longer 4.37 light-years away in Alpha Centauri, Pandora...

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To New Beginnings and New Ways to Earn Your Trust

As we herald in the new year, we also begin a new chapter at AAA Northeast. After 37 years of dedicated service, Mark Shaw has retired as president and CEO....

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Predicting 2018’s Most Important Car Technology

Will 2018 bring a robot uprising led by artificially intelligent driverless cars bent on world domination? Probably not. But technology is changing cars faster than ever before. Look into a...

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Three Simple Ways to Boost Your Health in 2018

New Year’s resolutions are fun, but your health is a year-round thing. So instead of breaking promises to yourself by mid-March, pick up three simple habits that will stick with...

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Polaroid Cameras Snapping Back Into Fashion

Millennials are infamously known as the instant gratification generation. Could that be why Polaroid-type cameras have made a resurgence? In November 2012, Fujifilm released the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8, a...

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Your Guide to Common Snow Melt Solutions

Wondering how to effectively melt ice and save your driveway? Learn about common types of snow melt solutions and the pros and cons of each.

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Motivating Tunes: Choosing the Perfect Workout Music

Picture this: You’re at the gym, getting some cardio done on a treadmill, when you happen to glance over at someone pumping iron ahead of you. He’s in great shape...

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Taste Africa With These Flavorful Dishes

Whether you’re looking to expand your palate or revisit a family favorite, this collection of recipes from the continent of Africa is sure to make your mouth water.

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The World’s Best Ski Towns for History and Fun

Why choose between historic exploration and fun recreation when you don't have to? Get the best of both worlds on any of these ski getaways.

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Tax Returns: Cash in on Tax Savings

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Is it to learn how to get the most out of your tax returns? Okay, perhaps that’s not your New Year’s resolution. But the 2018...

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Brittany Snow’s 2001 Acura RSX

This award-winning Florida-born actress, singer and producer began her career on the CBS soap “Guiding Light.” Since then, she has appeared in hit films like “John Tucker Must Die,” “Hairspray”...

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Unreliable Cars, Artificial Intelligence and a New CUV

The Tesla Model X and Cadillac Escalade have tied as the most unreliable cars on the market, according to a new study by Consumer Reports. The 2017 reliability report found...

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Taylor Kitsch’s 1991 Pontiac Firefly

Canadian-born actor and model Taylor Kitsch has appeared in blockbuster films like “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “Battleship” and “John Carter.” He starred in the second season of the HBO series “True...

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Reviews of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and and 2018 BMW 530e

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan $31,775 (Price as tested) | 4 cylinder, 184 hp | 21/27 mpg The all-new Tiguan has grown over the years to become one of the largest sport-utility vehicles...

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What Did 2017 Teach Us About Insurance Needs?

One year’s experiences are another year’s lessons. Just look at what we learned from 2017: Fidget spinners were a fad, virtual reality is here to stay and not even a...

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Be the First to Spot an Up-and-Coming Neighborhood

Buying a house can be one of life’s most exciting events, especially if you believe the home you’re purchasing today will be worth a whole bunch more in a decade....

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Winter Wind Is Nothing to Take Lightly

Six tips to keep your home protected from strong winter winds.

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Three Police Officers, Two Crossing Guards Celebrated in New Jersey

AAA Northeast held its annual AAA Traffic Safety Awards luncheon in October, recognizing individuals and police departments who have gone and above beyond to bolster traffic safety in Essex, Morris...

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AAA Welcomes Members to New Tewksbury, Mass., Location

AAA Northeast employees and members, lawmakers, business leaders and Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles officials recently celebrated the opening of a new branch at 345 Main St., in Tewksbury. The...

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Rhode Island Legislators, Police Officers Lauded for Traffic Safety Efforts

A single organization cannot improve traffic safety by itself. It takes the commitment of many stakeholders statewide, including traffic safety advocates, police officers, lawmakers and others. In November, AAA Northeast...

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AAA Honors Individuals, Communities and Partners for Traffic Safety Measures in New York

AAA Northeast held its 53rd annual Traffic Safety Awards luncheon in Garden City in October, recognizing individuals, organizations and communities for efforts to bolster traffic safety in New York. Marjorie...

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AAA Recognizes Safe Rides Group and Police Officers in Connecticut

High school students in Wilton don’t have to worry about how to get home on Friday or Saturday nights. Since 2013, Wilton Safe Rides has given thousands of teenagers easy...

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Massachusetts Heroes Set Traffic Safety Examples Worth Following

The world may never know what it would take to force Doris Frizzell from her position as a crossing guard at Shaughnessy Elementary School in Lowell. Despite bouts of inclement...

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Disney Delivers Wishes

A trip to anywhere Disney is most children’s dream. But for kids like Steven De Angelis, 9, of Somerville, Mass., who face life-threatening medical conditions like Steven’s unique genetic disease,...

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Test Your Disney Cruise Lines Pixie-Dust Prowess

Disney magic isn’t limited to movies or theme parks. Disney Cruise Lines has been delivering unforgettable family experiences on the high seas since 1998. In celebration of Disney Month, here...

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