Member Connection Blog

Member Connection Blog

Member Connection Blog

About the Blog

The Member Connection Blog is here to provide advice, tips, off-the-beaten path ideas, savings, and to gab about travel and attractions that Western and Central New Yorkers love.


NEW Lifesaving Law Requires Rear-facing Child Seats in New York State

Elizabeth Carey
On November 1, 2019, a new law went into effect in New York that requires parents to keep infants and young toddlers in rear-facing child safety seats until they are at least 2 years old or until they reach the maximum height and weight for the seat being used.

Quiet on the Set: Western and Central New York's Movie and TV Filming Locations

Kip Doyle

With the release of “A Quiet Place: Part II” scheduled in March, the buzz is growing around Western and Central New York as a prime location for TV and movie projects.

AAA Members Save on Prescription Drugs Through GoodRx

Kip Doyle

Would you like to save as much as 85% percent on prescription medication? Of course you would!

Take Stock: Make a Home Inventory Checklist

Lisa Stopper
When it comes to preparing for a disaster, most people forget one very important thing: a home inventory checklist.

50 Parks For 50 State

Penny Musco  

Over 300 million people visit the National Park Service’s 400-plus locations annually, not only to revel in our nation’s amazing scenery but also to explore our remarkable history.

Wellness for Winter

April S. Engram
We have helpful tips to stay well during this last stretch of winter!

The Biggest and Smallest Vehicles Ever

Kip Doyle

Vehicle ownership is a big deal, even if the vehicle you own is tiny, or gigantic for that matter!

I'm Moving. What Size Truck Do I Need?

AAA Staff
"What size truck do I need?" is one of the most common questions people ask themselves when making a move.

C.R. Patterson and Sons: The First and Only African-American Automobile Company

AAA Staff

Charles Richard Patterson may not be a household name in transportation history, but he and his son Frederick successfully carved out an important place for themselves at the dawn of the automobile age.

Winter Weather Impacting Your Roof?

Elizabeth Carey
AAA has tips to help make the process of finding that perfect contractor an easy one!