Why Shopping Local Matters

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For small business owners, their business is not just a business. To them, it is an extension of who they are. Giving the local businesses within your community a chance is crucial to not only their survival, but to give them an opportunity to win you over as a customer. This year, step out of … Continued

History of Small Business Saturday

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Small Business Saturday was an idea created by the credit card giant American Express on November 27, 2010. The campaign launched in order to help small businesses gain additional exposure and to change the way consumers shop within their own community during the holiday season. In 2011, the day became official when Washington State mayors, … Continued

East Windsor Honors Firefighters

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East Windsor Honors Firefighters of the Year Jack Israel and Josh Pohlfor their dedicated volunteer fire company service Jack Israel of East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 and Josh Pohl of East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company No. 2 were presented with proclamations from Mayor Janice Mironov in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week. Jack Israel … Continued

The Logic of Logos and Catchphrases

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By, Pam Teel   What’s in a Name? Did you ever wonder why certain names were given to things that just didn’t make any sense to you? Take the word sandwich. Millions of sandwiches are eaten around the world everyday yet what does the name have to do with what you see before you? Luckily … Continued

Gun Trucks on Smithsonian

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When the Smithsonian Channel airs the premiere of the hour long documentary that tells the little-known story of the gun trucks of Vietnam, Bayshore native Tom Veth will be able to sit back and take a bit of pride in its production. Sharing the feeling is Beth Garrigal, owner of Garrigal Productions of West Long … Continued

Thinking of Moving Closer to Your Grandkids?

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If you’re thinking of relocating to be closer to the grandkids, you’re not alone. These days, families are more geographically separate than ever before and it’s not unusual for adult children to settle a significant distance away from their parents. It’s natural to want to live closer to your grandchildren, but there are a few … Continued

Dog Separation Anxiety 101

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By, Feldun Woelfen It is good to have a dog that is close to you and a faithful companion. However, it can become a problem when the dog cannot stand to be apart from its owner. Some dogs experience varying degrees of behavioral changes when their owners are not around. Fortunately, this does not happen … Continued

Did you Know?

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Did you know that there are more than 3,500 species of mosquitoes and that only the female mosquitoes bite? By, Pam Teel Both male and female feed mainly on fruit and nectar plants, but the female also needs the protein in blood to help her eggs develop. Once she has had her fill of blood, … Continued

Alzheimer’s Awareness

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By, Lauren Kolacki Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. It is a progressive disease that results in memory loss and other cognitive abilities that interfere with everyday life. In early stages, it is noticed that an individual will have trouble remembering newly acquired information. As the disease worsens, more difficulties present themselves as … Continued

ANNUAL KID’S WISH’N TO GO FISH’N VETERANS & KIDS MAKING SMILES

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By, Pam Teel Just recently, sixty-four special needs youngsters and their families enjoyed perfect weather fishing the Second Annual “Kids Wish’n to go Fish’n” (KWTGF) Fun Day located at Lake Julianna on the Ponderosa Estate Farm, Millstone Township, New Jersey. The children arrived at Lake Julianna and when they registered they received fishing instructions, tee … Continued