Underage Drinking & the Law

What parents need to know now about the new Social Host Laws

A tale of two counties | Video

Nassau and Suffolk counties may lie side-by-side on New York State’s Long Island; they may share matching Social Host Laws, but they’re poles apart when it comes to enforcing those … Continue reading

April 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Surprise 18-year-olds

Nassau County appeals court redefines adults as 18-years-old + 1 day. Nassau County, at the heart of New York’s Long Island community, was not just the first NY county to … Continue reading

April 12, 2011 · 6 Comments

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