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[5 May 2014 | No Comment | 5,536 views]
Historic Blairsden Estate Opens to Public

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The Blairsden Estate in Peapack Gladstone, New Jersey, is certainly one of the greatest examble of beaux arts mansions in the United States. For a short thirty day window this private estate is open to the public as part of Mansion in May, that started back in 1974 with the Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) and has raised over $8 million for worthwhile causes at Morristown Medical Center.
Blairsden, built in the late 1890′s was Over sixty designers have spent months preparing for the Mansion in May exhibit.
Blairsden …

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[9 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 2,689 views]
Facebook Needs a Don’t Like Button

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So how’s this for an idea? It’s about time to get together and tell Facebook it’s time to create a Don’t Like button. Haven’t you seen enough crap that you can’t stand when someone says they “Like” something.
Enough already. It’s time for Facebook to create a Don’t Like button.
While there at it, why don’t they create a “Not My Friend” Button as well. I can then share with my friends those who we can’t stand so they stay away as well.
Just remember for every like, there’s …

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[1 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 7,274 views]
Healthcare.Gov site Dissappoints New Jersey Exchange Users Day 1

As American’s flocked online to check out the new Healthcare.gov site, thousands of people have been unable to even set up a user profile let alone shop for comparative pricing. For people looking to access the site as well as those of us testing the system starting at 8:00am EDT, it’s 2:30pm and there’s still no way to connect and register on the site.
The exchanges are the critical part of the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that uninsured Americans buy health insurance. They opened Tuesday for business and the open-enrollment period …

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[22 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 11,422 views]
Underage Drinking – Six Ideas – Locking Down Liquor in Your Home – Refrigerator Locks – Cabinet Lock Ideas

Have underage drinking in the house? Teens getting a littke agressive and making your life a living hell? As long as there’s been laws regarding the age for liquor consumption there’s been kids finding ways to get it. So what’s a parent to do? You can’t watch them all day and even when you do, they find ways to sneak it anyway. But you can’t make it that easy for them to get it so here’s a few ideas to help slow down the process.
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[2 Feb 2013 | 3 Comments | 11,046 views]
Top iPhone 5 Accessories Hit the Market

So you have a iPhone 5. Now how about some cool accessories for that new gadget. Let’s take a look at what’s out there. Let us know if you find a cool gadget and we’ll add it to our list. Goes on sale to the public on Feb 14. Cost $100.
The Case that Keeps on Giving
Let’s start with some new cases that offer more then basic protection. The iBattz case is one of the coolest battery backup cases for the iPhone 5 on the market. Due out this week, you …

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[10 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 7,914 views]
Talk Show Host Mark Simone Leaves WABC for WOR Radio

Tuning in to WABC on Saturday mornings 7-10 was a treasured ritual. Now that’s gone. The new year turned and effective Jan 3, Mark Simone  left 770 WABC and moved down the dial to 710 WOR. With his wit and classic sarcasm, Mark Simone, the ultimate NY voice on the airwaves, WABC has lost one of his greatest assets.
How upsetting is it when you sign on to WABC out of habit to find out your going to get a nice leftover serving of Imus followed by someone trying to talk sense into me about mutual funds. REALLY? I need …

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[14 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 9,631 views]
Removing Facebook Banner Ads

How about those Facebook Ads on your timeline! Like ‘em? NOT. Are you annoyed as the rest of us?  The Christmas seasion is in full swing and you can’t be happy with Facebook’s latest gift – Banner Ads on your personal page. Sure you’ve signed away your personal rights and are letting Facebook invade your personal space with ugly commercial ads. Have you had enough? Want to get rid of those ads? Let’s take a look at what you can do.
Facebook earns revenue from advertisements, but those ads and banners …

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[8 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 6,366 views]
Why Colonial Christmas Works

Who likes history? Who likes Christmas? There’s an event that’s been going on now for ten years at a beautifully restored colonial home in Bedminster, New Jersey The event is called Colonial Christmas, and it’s time to recognize what a great event it is. Called the Jacobus Vanderveer House (pronounced  Jake-O- Bus Vander Veer - it’s a Dutch thing), once a college rental flop house has transformed into one of the most beautifully restored federal home designs in America. But it’s colonial Christmas where they’re combining a little  history, tourism, tradition, and a whole bunch of  Christmas spirit, and …

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[25 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 6,387 views]
2012 Sporting Clay Bragadosha Cup Crown Champion from Basking Ridge

Trash Talk and Idle Threats Reach Feverish Pitch as an All Jersey Field Clashes in Coplay
Coplay, PA / Basking Ridge, New Jersey- After a year of loud talk and countless practice sessions, it was time to put all bragging aside as groups congregated at the famous Lehigh Valley Sporting Clay and Trap Club to challenge for  the 2012 New Jersey “Pull This” Sporting Clay Braga Dosha Challenge Cup. In the end, it was seventeen year old Hunter Betz representing Team Betz from Basking Ridge, New Jersey who walked away with the coveted Bragadosha Cup. While …

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[18 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 5,907 views]
2012 NJ “Pull This” Sporting Clay Championship To Mark Third Anniversary

Trash Talk and Idle Threats Grow as Championship Nears
Basking Ridge, New Jersey-The stakes are high and the bragging rights are even higher as teams prepare for the 2012 New Jersey “Pull This” Sporting Clay Braga Dosha Team Challenge Cup to be held at the prestigious Lehigh Valley Sporting Clay and Trap Club on Saturday, November 24, 2012. While the event has normally been held the day after Thanksgiving, this years event will take place on a Saturday.
Brooks Betz, Chair of the 2012 “Pull This Challenge” noted at the press conference …