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Time to Fall Back to Standard Time

3 Nov 2017 12:27 PM

It’s back to Standard Time when Daylight Savings ends at  2:00 AM on Sunday. Remember to turn your clocks back an hour before you go to sleep on Motzei Shabbos. You get an extra hour of sublime slumber for this one night.

FDNY reminds all New Yorkers to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks for the end of Daylight Saving Time.

“70% of all fatal fires in New York City occur in homes that do not have a working smoke alarm present,” said Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro. “Smoke alarms are life saving devices – and having a working smoke alarm dramatically increases your chance of survival from a fire.”

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