Thursday, December 08, 2016

Billy The Biker











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Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely

in a well-preserved body, but rather to skid in slowly,

totally worn out, shouting, "Holy Shit! What a ride!'"



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Hear Billy's Biker Reports


every Friday at 8:35 a.m. 
and 6:25 p.m. 
on WPDH - 101.5 FM - Dutchess and Orange Counties



every Friday and Saturday 4x a day

on ROCK 93.3 and COUNTRY 107.3


every Friday at 7 am

on WGNY 98.9 and 94.5

E-mail Billy at topcoat69@aol.com


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IMPORTANT MESSAGES FROM BILLY:






SYMPTOMS OF A STROKE or transient ischemic attack (TIA) develop quickly and include sudden:


  • Numbness, tingling, or weakness in or an inability to move part (such as the face, arm, and leg) or all of one side of the body.
  • Vision changes such as dimness, blurring, double vision, or loss of vision in one or both eyes.
  • Difficulty speaking or understanding speech.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Severe headache that is different from previous headaches and has no known cause.
  • Dizziness, clumsiness, staggering, or fainting (loss of consciousness).



A stroke is an emergency and requires immediate medical attention.


Ask 3 simple questions


Although symptoms of a stroke are sometimes difficult to identify, this basic one-minute test will help you identify the facial weakness, arm weakness, or speech problems that typically occur after a stroke. Ask the person to do the following three tasks:


smile raise both arms speak a simple sentence If he or she has trouble with any of these, call 911 immediately and describe the symptoms. If an individual can complete these tasks but displays other symptoms, they may still require emergency attention. Stroke is a treatable condition, but the treatment window is small. Learn to recognize the warning signs, and if stroke is suspected, dial 911 immediately. Don't try to diagnose the problem yourself and don't wait to see if the symptoms go away. Time is crucial to saving brain cells and lives.

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The Human Beinz (Top Ten 60's Hit Recording Artists)
Hear their song "Nobody But Me" on the Kill Bill: Vol. 1 soundtrack, on ESPN's The Greatest Crowd-Rockin' Anthems Of All Time, on J&R's Music World Presents Rock And Roll's Greatest Hits Of All Time and in Martin Scorsese's 2006 film The Departed.
Wanna order their CD? E-mail them at mailto:athumanbeinz05@yahoo.com
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REMINDER:  Make sure your rides, papers and helmets meet all requirements.  Bikes have been impounded because helmets did not have DOT stickers on them.




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NEW YORK MOTORCYCLE SHOW
JAVITS CENTER
friday – sunday, DECEMBER 9 - 11
SHOW HOURS 
Friday - 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday - 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday - 9:00am - 5:00pm

TICKET PRICES 
Adults $20.00
Kids - 11yr and under Free
JAVITS CENTER
Halls 3A & 3B
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
There is no parking at the Javits Center facility. However, there are many lots open nearby, ranging from 24-hour, 7-days a week, to more limited service.


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HOG’S RIDE TO THE MONTROSE VA HOME FOR A HOLIDAY PARTY
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10
Meet at Moroney’s Harley-Davidson at 9:30 am
833 Union Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553
Kickstands up (or car doors closed) at 10:00 AM
On the way there, we will stop at the Westchester Diner for an early brunch/lunch.

Diner Address: 300 Albany Post Rd, Peekskill, NY 10566

Then off to the Montrose VA Home!

Montrose VA Home: 2090 Albany Post Rd, Montrose, NY 10548

During this visit we will be assisting with rounding up residents to see “The Manhattan Dolls". Also during this visit we will be decorating the Christmas tree that our HOG Chapter donated in 2009, assisting bringing in the gifts the Rockland County VFW worked hard at getting donated, assisting with distributing the gifts to the residents as well as visiting with the residents.

The whole visit should be wrapped up by 4:00 PM.
The Manhattan Dolls originated in New York City in 2009 and are a swing-style female vocal trio with the sound of The Andrews Sisters.  Started by former USO Girl, The Dolls travel the world performing for military events, air shows, award ceremonies, parades, jazz clubs, concert series, you name it!  They have been featured on The Rachael Ray Show, BBC Radio London, Fox and Friends, LX 4 NY, The Tucson Morning Blend, Cincinnati Local 12 and more.  Available for private bookings and are constantly touring the US and abroad.


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The Links at Union Vale
153 North Parliman Road
LaGrangeville, NY 12540
Phone: 845.223.1002
Email: events@thelinksatunionvale.com

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 Joseph "Saunders" Cammarano
   09/26/1935 - 09/03/2013
          

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SOMETHING DIFFERENT





AMERICAN VETERAN ATHLETES

Tony is a boxing trainer who, over the last 25 years or so, has trained, among many others, world champion Tracy Patterson.   Tony is involved with something new now -- training Veterans who are being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  Tony believes he owes these Veterans in return for their service and putting their lives on the line so we can all live a good life.

A lot of these Vets are on a lot of meds, can't hold a job, drink or smoke too much, etc. because they’re trying to escape from, or deal with, all that they lived with for a long time.  Tony put a program together that is based around boxing, but also brings back the unity they once had while in combat.  This time, though, the combat is boxing. 

He’s gotten some good results.  One Vet has cut his butts down to 2 a day, from 2 packs a day. Another has stopped drinking.  Another lost almost 30 lbs.  So this program is working and does have a positive effect.  2 guys got to talking about Iraq and found out that they were there at the same time, in the same place -- one in the Air Force, the other in the Army.  “You should have seen them smile.  It was great!”

Right now Tony is working out of his garage, so he’s looking for a vacant space somewhere in Beacon or Fishkill that’s large enough for a ring and has extra floor space.  If you own a space like that, and would like to see it used for a good cause, please call Tony.  American Veteran Athletes is a totally a non-profit organization that would like to give back to the Vets that people so easily forget.

Please call Tony at 914-403-7151 if you, or anyone you know, would like to get involved, would like to know more, or would like to make a donation.

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CANS FOR KIBBLE


Hungry people = hungry animals

Tracey is collecting clean tin/aluminum cans and 5¢ refundable bottles/cans. With the money she gets from turning the cans in, she buys dog/cat food for those who need help feeding their furry families. These are challenging times for many of us out there. If this can help a family member from being surrendered to an animal shelter, then the cause is worth while!

The Hudson Valley SPCA in New Windsor has offered to be a central pick up location.
Other local drop off locations are:
Clippers Hair Salon off of Little Britain Road, New Windsor
Amy Doggie Doos off of 17K, Newburgh
Imperial Guitar off of 17K, Newburgh
Brid's Closet, Cornwall
Foxmans Safe & Lock, City of Newburgh
For large pick ups, call Tracey at 845-542-2148 to make arrangements. Fishkill residents can call Sue at 845-476-6191.

Spread the word & collect your cans.



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EVERYDAY ANGELS
If you need assistance or if you want to help/donate, contact us at 845.605.ANGEL and/or info@hveverydayangels.org

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Check out "My Ride" by Donna Kessler of the Times Herald-Record:

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video
CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO OF A 1950'S ITALIAN POLICE MOTORCYCLE DRILL
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BIKER WISDOM

Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle.

Life may begin at 40, but it doesn't get real interesting until about 110 mph!

You start the game of life with a full pot o' luck and an empty pot o' experience. The object is to
fill the pot of experience before you empty the pot of luck. If you wait, all that happens is
that you get older.

Midnight bugs taste best.

Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold everything you need.

Never try to race an old geezer; he may have one more gear than you.

It takes more love to share the saddle than it does to share the bed.

The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rearview mirror.

Never be afraid to slow down.

Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.

Sometimes it takes a whole tankful of fuel before you can think straight.

Riding faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll ride alone.

Never hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of town.

Never do less than forty miles before breakfast.

If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride.

A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.

Respect the person who has seen the dark side of motorcycling and lived.

Young riders pick a destination and go...
older riders pick a direction and go.

A good mechanic will let you watch without charging you for it.

Sometimes the fastest way to get there is to stop for the night.

Always back your bike into the curb, and sit where you can see it.

Work to ride and ride to work.

Whatever it is, it's better in the wind.

Two-lane blacktop isn't a highway - it's an attitude.

When you look down the road, it seems to never end -
but you better believe it does.

Winter is Nature's way of telling you to polish.

Keep your bike in good repair:  motorcycle boots are NOT comfortable for walking.

People are like Motorcycles:  each is customized a bit differently.

Sometimes, the best communication happens when you're on separate bikes.

Good coffee should be indistinguishable from 50 weight motor oil.

The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.

The twisties - not the superslabs - separate the riders from the squids.

When you're riding lead, don't spit.

A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2AM to drive his pickup to the middle
of nowhere to get you when you're broken down.

Catching a yellow jacket in your shirt @ 70 mph can double your vocabulary.

If you want to get somewhere before sundown, you can't stop at every tavern.

There's something ugly about a NEW bike on a trailer.

Don't lead the pack if you don't know where you're going.

Practice wrenching on your own bike.

Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't.

Don't argue with an 18-wheeler.

Never be ashamed to unlearn an old habit.

A good long ride can clear your mind, restore your faith, and use up a lot of fuel.

If you can't get it going with bungee cords and electrician's tape, it's serious.

If you ride like there's no tomorrow, there won't be.

Gray-haired riders don't get that way from pure luck.

There are drunk riders. There are old riders.
There are NO old, drunk riders.

Thin leather looks good in the bar, but it won't save your butt from road rash if you go down.

The best modifications cannot be seen from the outside.

Always replace the cheapest parts first.

You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze .

Only a Biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.

There are two types of people in this world -
people who ride motorcycles,
and people who wish they could ride motorcycles.

It is good to have an end to a journey; but it is the journey that matters in the end.


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Old watches never die - they turn into little bikes




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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM

400 Canal Street

Milwaukee, WI 53201
1-877-HD MUSEUM (1-877-436-8738)
May - October: Weekdays 9-6, Wednesdays 9-8, Weekends 9-6
November - April: Weekdays 10-5, Weekends 9-6
Tickets:
Adults 18-64 - $16
Children 5-17 - $10
Children 5 and under - Free
Students with valid student ID - $12
Seniors 65+ - $12

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Patriot Guard Riders Oppose protesters Motorcyclists shield families from chants, signs of radical group
FORT CAMPBELL — Wearing leather chaps and vests covered in military patches, a band of motorcyclists rolls from one soldier's funeral to another in hopes that their respectful cheers and revving engines will drown out the insults of protesters.
Calling themselves the Patriot Guard Riders, they are made up of motorcycle club members who could no longer tolerate a Kansas-based fundamentalist church picketing military funerals with signs that read, "Thank God for IEDs." The bikers shield the families from the protesters, and over-shadow the jeers with their own patriotic chants and a sea of red, white and blue flags.
"The most important thing we can do is let families know that the nation cares," said Don Woodrick, the group's Kentucky captain. "When a total stranger gets on a motorcycle in the middle of winter and drives 300 miles to hold a flag, that makes a powerful statement."
Across the nation, Patriot Guard riders number more than 5,000 and at least 14 states are considering laws aimed specifically at the funeral protest group led by the Rev. Fred Phelps, who believes American deaths in Iraq are divine punishment for a country that harbors homosexuals.
During a protest at a recent memorial service at Fort Campbell, which is about 50 miles northwest of Nashville, church protesters wrapped themselves in upside-down American flags and waved neon-colored signs. They danced and sang impromptu songs peppered with vulgarities that condemned homosexuals and soldiers.
The Patriot Guard was also there, waving up a ruckus of support for the families across the street as community members came in the freezing rain to chant "U-S-A, U-S-A" alongside them.
"This is just the right thing to do. This is something America didn't do in the '70s," said Kurt Mayer, the group's national spokesman. "Whether we agree with why we're over there, these soldiers are dying to protect our freedoms."
Shirley Phelps-Roper, a daughter of Fred Phelps and an attorney for the Topeka, Kan.-based church, said neither state laws nor the Patriot Guard can silence their message that God killed the soldiers because they fought for a country that embraces homosexuals.
"The Scriptures are crystal clear that when God sets out to punish a nation, it is with the sword. An IED is just a broken-up sword," Phelps-Roper said. "Since that is his weapon of choice, our forum of choice has got to be a dead soldier's funeral."
The church, which is not affiliated with a larger denomination, is made up mostly of Phelps' extended family members. A small group of them appeared last month in West Virginia outside a memorial for the 12 men killed in the Sago Mine disaster. They held signs reading "Thank God for Dead Miners" and "Miners in Hell."
During the 1990s, church members were known mostly for picketing the funerals of AIDS victims, and they have long been tracked as a hate group by the Montgomery, Ala.-based Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project.
The project's deputy director, Heidi Beirich, said other groups have tried to counter Phelps' message, but none has been as organized as the Patriot Guard.
"I'm not sure anybody has gone to this length to stand in solidarity," she said. "It's nice that these veterans and their supporters are trying to do something. I can't imagine anything worse, your loved one is killed in Iraq and you've got to deal with Fred Phelps."
Kentucky, home to Fort Campbell along the Tennessee line, was among the first states to attempt to deal with Phelps legislatively. Its House and Senate have each passed bills that would limit people from protesting within 300 feet of a funeral or memorial service. The Senate version also would keep protesters from being within earshot of grieving friends and family members.
The bills were written to protect families of soldiers such as Pvt. Jonathan R. Pfender, 22, of Evansville, Ind., a soldier from Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division who was killed in January by a roadside bomb in Beiji, Iraq.
Westboro church members pro-tested at Pfender's funeral, screaming at mourners and the pastor as they passed. The rumble of Patriot Guard motorcycles shielded family members from the profanities.
"We were glad that the Patriot Guard Riders were there," said Jackie Pfender, the soldier's stepmother. "This group of protesters wanted to put something negative on Jonathan's funeral. In actuality, it became a positive thing because of the support we had."
Go to http://www.patriotguard.org/ to get more information about this organization
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No one seems to know who wrote this:
BUT YOU DIDN'T SEE ME
I saw you hug your purse closer to you in the grocery store line.
But you didn't see me put an extra $10.00 in the collection plate last Sunday.
I saw you pull your child closer when we passed each other on the sidewalk.
But you didn't see me playing Santa at the local mall.
I saw you change your mind about going into the restaurant.
But you didn't see me attending a meeting to raise more money for the hurricane relief.
I saw you roll up your window and shake your head when I drove by.
But you didn't see me driving behind you when you flicked your cigarette butt out the car window.
I saw you frown at me when I smiled at your children.
But you didn't see me when I took time off from work to run toys to the homeless.
I saw you stare at my long hair.
But you didn't see me and my friends cut ten inches off for Locks of Love.
I saw you roll your eyes at our leather coats and gloves.
But you didn't see me and my brothers donate our old coats and gloves to those that had none.
I saw you look in fright at my tattoos.
But you didn't see me cry as my children where born and have their names written over and in my heart.
I saw you change lanes while rushing off to go somewhere.
But you didn't see me going home to be with my family.
I saw you complain about how loud and noisy our bikes can be.
But you didn't see me when you were changing the CD and drifted into my lane.
I saw you yelling at your kids in the car.
But you didn't see me pat my child's hands knowing he was safe behind me.
I saw you reading the newspaper or map as you drove down the road.
But you didn't see me squeeze my wife's leg when she told me to take the next turn.
I saw you race down the road in the rain.
But you didn't see me get soaked to the skin so my son could have the car to go on his date.
I saw you run the yellow light just to save a few minutes of time.
But you didn't see me trying to turn right.
I saw you cut me off because you needed to be in the lane I was in.
But you didn't see me leave the road.
I saw you waiting impatiently for my friends to pass.
But you didn't see me. I wasn't there.
I saw you go home to your family.
But you didn't see me.
Because I died that day you cut me off.
I was just a biker......
A person with friends and a family.
But you didn't see me.

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The life cycle is all backwards You should start out dead and get it out of the way. Then, you wake up in an old age home feeling better every day. You get kicked out for being too healthy; go collect your pension, then when you start work, you get a gold watch on your first day. You work 40 years until you're young enough to enjoy your retirement. You drink alcohol, you party, you're generally promiscuous and you get ready for high school. You go to primary school, you become a kid, you play, you have no responsibilities, you become a baby, and then... You spend your last 9 months floating peacefully in luxury, in spa-like conditions; central heating, room service on tap, larger quarters every day, and then, you finish off as an orgasm.
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"Indian Larry" is a major photographic tribute by Timothy White of the noted bike builder, stuntman and innovator in the world of custom motorcycles. The book opens the doors to White's extensive private collection of fine art portraits, documentary photographs, and images of Indian Larry's extraordinary motorcycle creations, making this the most exciting personal record of the man and his art. This collectible art photography book on the beloved motorcycle artist features recollections by Timothy White, Paul Cox, Matthew Barney and
You can buy this book at www.indianlarry.com



All of author Timothy White's proceeds from "Indian Larry" go to City Harvest, a nonprofit organization that exists to end hunger in communities throughout the New York City area. City Harvest is a leader in food rescue and distribution, education and other practical, innovative solutions.


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ELECTRIC MAYHEM TATTOO AND BODY PIERCING
220 Overocker Road (off Route 44 - across from Arlington Diner
Poughkeepsie, NY
Tattoos by Richard Siburt (12 years tattooing experience)
Piercings by Tina
(845) 452-5919

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FOR INFO ON BIKE PROBLEMS/RECALLS, GO TO http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/motorcycle-recalls/ 



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Specials presented by
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Tattooing by Shorty (as heard on WPDH)
35 YEARS EXPERIENCE!
Unlimited designs -- coverups -- custom work --
bright colors
Gift certificates!
Autoclave sterilization -- new needles --
and piercings - including dermal anchors -- by Linda!
By appointment only
New number and location:  845-857-9163

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FOR SALE:





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ZACK'S V-TWIN CYCLES INC.
Zack's specializes in American-made Victory, American IronHorse and pre-owned Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Hyde Park, NY
Tel: (845) 229-1177
Fax: (845) 229-7227
zacksvtwin@optonline.net
799 Violet Avenue

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O'TOOLES HARLEY-DAVIDSON
4 Sullivan Street
Wurtsboro, New York
(845) 888-2426

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West Side Cycles
Motorcycle parts & accessories


Fishkill, NY
(845) 897-2444

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Get your AMSOIL products (oil, transmission fluid, filters, grease, and more) through this authorized dealer:
John H. Pagliuca
914-402-4239 or 800-385-3783
johnamsman@aol.com

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EASY STREET CYCLE CENTER
Walnut Street
NY
(845) 591-5310 or (845) 721-7820

Mike Caruso and Danny Torres work on all kinds of bikes -- all makes & models. They specialize in American V-twins, manufacturing custom bikes & repairs and have 40 years of experience between them.

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Looking for ANTIQUE CARS AND/OR CAR PARTS?
Tom Monforte has what you need - from 1937 to 1957.

He also does Chevy and Ford motors, drive trains, paint, body work, interior work, glass work and complete restorations.
Wanted:  1960s Impalas
(845) 926-2492


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ORANGE COUNTY BOBBERS
"Old School Service and Old School Attitude"

1021 Little Britain Road

New Windsor, NY

845 567 2627





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ORANGE COUNTY RACEWAY
2894 Route 9W
New Windsor, NY
Next To SportsPlex and across from Anthony’s Pier 9
(845) 561-0325



Orange County Raceway Before


Orange County Raceway After





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with Caroline Rhea

with Ralphie May
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At the Golden Gloves with Melvina Lathan (NYS Athletic Commission Chairwoman) and Tracy Patterson
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Woodstock Harley-Davidson
Kingston, New York


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Read John Shaw's interview
with Sideshow World
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SKIN CITY

356 Windsor Highway


New Windsor, NY
(845) 565-7252

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PHAT CUSTOM CYCLES

3024 Route 9, Cold Spring, NY


845-809-5444
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ORANGE AUTO ELECTRIC
New and rebuilt alternators, starters and generators.
Magnetos sent out, batteries.
Custom made battery cables, belts.
370 South Plank Road
Newburgh, NY
(845) 564-0320 

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LOOK SHARP TATTOO
Tattoos by Sam - as seen on TV
297B Main Street
Cornwall, NY
(845) 534-1175

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Helmet Law Map



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CALL TOPCOAT SEALCOATING*
FOR PROFESSIONAL BLACKTOP SEALING
AND STRIPING
Why wait? Stop blacktop erosion
before it starts!
Improve the look of your home or business.
FREE ESTIMATES
500 lbs. of sand added to our emulsion
for better traction.
Acrylic hardening compound added for durability.
*Member of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce
(845) 534-5925