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Tuesday, 21 November 2017 16:23

Eddie’s Suitcase

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Have you ever needed to write an essay on a person who most influenced your life? Back in Parochial high school I had to. I probably wrote about some priest or saint just because I wanted a good mark. Later in life I realize there was actually someone who did influence my character and who I am. I should have written about him then. That person was Eddie… Eddie Graffner.

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Monday, 20 November 2017 15:21


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If you are constantly on the go, have very little time for anything but work, and, like everyone else, have a cell phone growing out of your hand, you’re going to love this new set of wireless sensors. Finally a New Jersey-based company, ArmIt, has developed a set of sensors that can be installed by Alex Marine Plus of Newburgh, NY. ArmIt NOTIFI sensors installed on your boat provide a monitoring service 24/7 to protect what matters most.

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Tuesday, 03 October 2017 19:49

Ask Dr. Gel - October 2017

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Deal or No Deal? Buyer Be Smart!

Everyone is aware of the heart breaking and devastating damage done to the south as a result of Storms Harvey and Irma. In the coming months and years there will be many boats that were damaged during the storms that will be for sale.

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Monday, 02 October 2017 19:46

Your Insurance with Cathy Karas - October 2017

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Price wars are on at all the super markets, retail stores, outlets, auto dealerships and websites selling all kinds tangible items. Everyone is trying to beat each other’s price. The price match guarantee seems to becoming the norm from mattresses to electronics, appliances and more.

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Cathy J. Karas, President, Certified Insurance Counselor, KARAS INSURANCE AGENCIES INC, 321 SO. RIVERSIDE AVE, CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY 10520.

You can contact me for quotes or questions at 914-271-5188 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are a 3rd generation family owned agency, with only licensed brokers to help you.

Monday, 02 October 2017 19:43

BOAT TALK WITH with Alex - October 2017

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Question: Help me Alex: My engine stalls in neutral, at idle, only.

For example your outboard starts right up, keeps running with throttle applied in neutral, but shuts down the moment you come back to idle speed in neutral, the issue is likely to be a sticky or broken AIS (automatic idle speed) valve. This valve controls idle speed by regulating air intake, and when it gets stuck in the wrong position, it can shut you down cold.

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Boaters heading north to view fall foliage along the upper Hudson River and Lake Champlain will be happy to discover the wide range of dining and provisioning options available in or near downtown Schuylerville, easily accessible via the Schuyler Yacht Basin. These great eateries are nestled alongside the interesting shops, art galleries, music studio, wellness center, historic sites and other attractions. You may find yourself never wanting to leave!

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