Open burning is prohibited in New York, with several exceptions:
Campfires less than 3 feet in height and 4 feet in length, width or diameter are allowed. Small cooking fires are allowed. Fires cannot be left unattended and must be fully extinguished. Only charcoal or clean, untreated or unpainted wood can be burned. Ceremonial or celebratory bonfires are allowed.
In towns with a total population less than 20,000, you may burn tree li... read more
Drinking If you're planning to ring in the new year at a party or event this Monday, don't sit your drink down anywhere. It's unfortunate to think this way, but New Years parties are a very opportune time for someone to be spiking drinks. If you must put down your drink for any reason, leave it with a close friend or someone you can trust.
Driving I know we don't need to remind you, but we have to say it with sincerity…DON... read more