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There’s a storm a brewin’

June 23rd, 2017

This summer has given us more than our fair share of rain and storms.  But with all of the attention paid to water and wind damage, do you know if you’re covered for lightning damage? Damage caused by lightning, such as fire, is covered by standard homeowner’s and business insurance policies. There is also coverage…Read More

Something old, something new, something borrowed…and some insurance too?

June 20th, 2017

We know that your special day is all you have been dreaming about — and all that you can’t stop worrying about. Put your mind at ease with wedding event insurance: What if your venue suddenly goes out of business? What if the bridal salon loses your dress? What if your caterer backs out? Insurance…Read More

Staten Island’s First Soap Box Derby

June 14th, 2017

Celebrate this Father’s Day by cheering on local students participating in Staten Island’s first ever Soap Box Derby. Organized by the DOE, this program is part of a larger program to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs to local schools. Derby races will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Michael…Read More

Construction Site Safety

June 12th, 2017

Long after the workday ends, risks continue at construction sites, as fire, theft and water can cause significant property damage and can potentially delay project timelines and impact budgets. The presence of combustible materials, the lack of effective security controls and unstable structural elements can make sites more vulnerable to loss. Buildings under construction or…Read More

It’s Time for a ROAD TRIP!

June 8th, 2017

Summer is coming up and that means family vacations. And nine out of 10 Americans will be road tripping to their vacation.  Whether you’re planning a day trip to the Jersey shore or a cross country road trip to see the Grand Canyon, car safety can give you peace of mind so you can enjoy…Read More

The New World of Cyber Security

June 5th, 2017

The ransomware cyber attack in May spread across over 150 countries, infecting over 200,000 computers.  Most experts agree that this is just the start of what could be ever increasing cyber attacks.  Along with using a reputible internet security service, there are a few best practices you can take to protect your business from attacks….Read More

Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to Protect Staten Island

June 1st, 2017

This past Tuesday Governor Cuomo announced a plan to build a $151 seawall to protect the southern coast of Staten Island from severe flooding.  It will also include an elevated promenade, wetland habitats, biking& walking paths, and easy access to beaches.  The final design for the 7 mile seawall, stretching from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood, is to…Read More

Preventing the next Sandy

May 30th, 2017

Five elected officials crossed party lines to issue a joint letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pressing them to join forces on the new seawall in Staten Island.  In the letter, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Borough President James…Read More

Happy Memorial Day!

May 26th, 2017

At Alpha/Omega Coverage Corp, we’re more than just your insurance agents; we’ve been part of the Staten Island community for almost 40 years.  Here are some of our suggestions on how you can kick off the start of the summer this weekend:   Kathryn Aquino, commerical and personal lines broker: Staten Island Advance Memorial Day…Read More

Graduation Season

May 24th, 2017

Congratulations to all of you graduating this spring! However, once the excitement of commencement is over, the reality of student loans will start to sink in.  The graduating class of 2016 had an average debt of $37k, up 6% from last year.  The total amount of student loan in the US is $1.4 trillion, spread…Read More

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