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Cyclists Help to Break the Cycle of Homelessness in Morristown

September 12, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Every September, thousands of cyclists from all over the country flock to Morristown for the annual Gran Fondo NJ. With a mission of “giving back to our community”, Gran Fondo NJ has continually raised funds for charitable organizations in the area, and Homeless Solutions, Inc. is honored to once again be a beneficiary.

On Sunday, September 9 th , over 65 riders ...

Harvest Cucumbers for Slicing and Pickling

It’s all about timing when harvesting cucumbers for eating fresh or preserving as dill or sweet pickles. Picking these low-calorie vegetables ensures the best flavor, greatest nutritional value and suitability for pickling.

Harvest cucumbers based on how you plan to use them.  Pick the fruit when it is 1½ to 2½ inches long if you plan on making sweet pickles.  ...

Mushroom Poisonings on the Rise in the Garden State

NEWARK, NJ – A good portion of the summer has been plagued by soaring temperatures, high humidity and soaking rains – the perfect recipe for a dangerous mushroom season in the Garden State. So far, 45 mushroom exposure cases were managed by the medical experts at the NJ Poison Control Center since the beginning of July, the agency announced in a press ...

Morristown Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

What's Eating my Basil?

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - The summer gardening season is in full swing and gardeners have been harvesting their bounty - lettuces, tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers and herbs. Insect activity is also gearing up in the garden.   As the growing degree days increase, so does the damaging effects of pests in the garden. Here are a few ways to protect one of the most popular herb in the ...

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