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How to Deal With Unsafe Driving Situations

As the economy reopens and we return (hopefully) to pre-pandemic “normalcy,” it’s safe to say that more people will be back on the roads. So then, what better time than now to review some safe driving tips? In this blog, we’ll look at ways to deal with common road hazards. Bad Weather Slow down...

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Military Appreciation Night: George Mussi Jr.

Elk & Elk is proud to join the Columbus Blue Jackets as the presenting sponsor of Military Appreciation Night.  We salute those who serve our country.  Meet George Mussi Jr. Name: George Mussi Jr. Hometown: Liverpool, New York Military Branch: Marines Military Rank: Sergeant Major Years Served: 30 George Mussi, Jr. is a retired 30 Year U.S....

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Scam Alert: Rent and Mortgage Cons

Better Business Bureau (BBB) issued a warning about scams that target people who need help paying their rents or mortgages. Details There are many legitimate organizations that can help renters and homeowners with their monthly payments. Unfortunately, many fake “organizations” and “charities” also exist. Their aim is to take advantage of the economic crisis....

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Military Appreciation Night: Mike Montgomery

Elk & Elk is proud to join the Columbus Blue Jackets as the presenting sponsor of Military Appreciation Night.  We salute those who serve our country.  Meet Mike Montgomery Name: Mike Montgomery Hometown: Chillicothe, OH Military Branch: Army Military Rank: Specialist Years Served: 8 1989 – 1997 Bio Enlisted in 1989 Completed US Army Armor School training...

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A Troubling Trend on the Roads

Wrong-way auto accidents have always been a problem. Unfortunately, this devastating threat is not going away. Wrong-way crashes are increasing. According to data from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (AAAFTS), there were 2,008 deaths from wrong-way driving crashes on divided highways between 2015 and 2018. That is up 34 percent from the previous...

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Coming Soon to a Road Near You: More Motorcycles

With the arrival of spring comes warm weather, fresh flowers, green grass and … motorcycles?!? That’s right. According to AAA, Ohioans can expect more motorcycles on the roads in the coming months. Despite the pandemic, 2020 saw a surge in motorcycle fatalities (212) and serious injuries (1,176). These numbers represent an increase of 33...

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Elk & Elk Military Salute: Harry Diehl

Elk & Elk is proud to join the Columbus Blue Jackets in honoring the men and women who serve our country. As the presenting partner of Military Salutes, we‘re excited to celebrate active-duty military members and veterans throughout the NHL season. Military Salutes recognizes Harry Diehl Name: Harry Diehl Hometown: Ellerslie, Maryland Military Branch: Army Air...

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This Text is a Scam

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is sending out a warning about a new scam involving text messages about unemployment insurance. If you receive a text like this, do not respond to it. If you received a text like the one pictured, do not respond to it or click any attachments or links. The message...

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Legal News Roundup: April 7

Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Ohio’s new ‘stand your ground’ law goes into effect WBNS – A law expanding where Ohioans can use lethal force in self-defense went into effect Tuesday. The measure expands the so-called “stand your ground” right from an individual’s house and car to any place,...

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FBI Issues Warning About Fake Vaccine Cards

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a new warning to the public: if you make or buy a fake COVID-19 vaccination record card, you are breaking the law. The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General and the FBI are advising the public to be aware of: Individuals selling fake...

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