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posted by: Ray Guarino
Last Updated: 02 December 2021

Supervisor Saladino and the Town Board of Oyster Bay present

WEBSITE: https://oysterbaytown.com/largest-cruise-thru-toys-for-tots-collection-drive-coming-to-long-island/

WHERE: John Burns Park, Massapequa, NY

WHEN: Saturday, December 4th, 2021 from 9AM- 2PM (Rain Date: Sunday, December 5th, 2021).

COST: Free - Donate A New Unwrapped Toy

MORE INFO - Greet Santa and Drop Off Your Letter to Santa! (from 11AM- 1PM)

2020 USMC Toys For Tots Cruise Thru Holiday Toy Drive 12 05 20

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posted by: safetyguy
Last Updated: 15 December 2020

Since we are expecting our first winter storm in the Northeast, let's get prepared:

A basic but good article from the National Safety Council - Be Prepared for Winter Driving and the corresponding video 

A more detailed article from our Affiliate, Automoblog Winter Driving 101: The Complete Guide To Staying Safe & Ready

Note: We say that tire pressure drops approximately 1 psi for every 10°F ambient temperature drop.

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posted by: safetyguy
Last Updated: 16 November 2020

Fall means darkness, leaves, sun glare, rain, fog and deer. We mean that fall brings unique hazards to roads such as falling leaves on the road, deer are more active, and a darker commute to and from work and school. Here is a reminder of what makes fall driving hazardous and what you can do to prevent crashes.

Read More: Fall Driving Hazards - UPDATED
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posted by: Ray Guarino
Last Updated: 12 June 2020

From Tom Cotter's The Hemi in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology: Top 20 Barn-Finding Tips 

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1. YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN

Chances are that you remember car guys who fiddled with old hot rods, sports or antique cars in the town where you grew up. Even if you moved away two or three decades ago, that doesn't mean that enthusiast doesn't still live there. As you read in Tom's story on his own barn-find cars, He bought an Abarth coupe from the estate of a man who he remembered worked on cool cars in his driveway when he was a kid.

2.  SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS ARE BEST

The weekends are the best time to discover cars that might be hidden in people’s garages.  That’s the time when people do yard work and house cleaning chores, and often open up their garages to take out rakes, shovels, ladders, etc.  And guess what? Those cars that are usually hidden behind garage doors are often exposed then.  Tom has often thought that X-ray vision would be the most handy talent to have in searching for old cars.  However, searching on weekends is the next best thing.

Read More: Tom Cotter's Top 20 Barn-Finding Tips