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HEAT AND HUMIDITY BRING A HOST OF PET HEALTHCARE CONCERNS By Vincent J. Patanio, DVM Garden State Veterinary Specialists

Along with the outdoor enjoyment of the summer sun come the added dangers that were kept at bay by winter’s chill.  Mosquitos, fleas, and ticks are prevalent in New Jersey and with recent storms and weather pattern changes, pest populations are booming and pose a risk for all pets, even if they remain indoors.  It is important to be aware of the diseases that can be transmitted and what you can do to prevent them. Mosquitos are an increasing nuisance for people and pets as the temperat...

RIVER PLAZA STUDENTS RAISE WHOPPING $14,300 FOR HEART HEALTH; RANK #1 IN MIDDLETOWN

This spring, the students of River Plaza Elementary collected a record-breaking $14,301 during their Jump Rope for Heart event, earning more than any other Middletown school.  The annual event promotes physical fitness and heart health through activities like jumping rope, while raising funds for the American Heart Association. Under the direction of physical education teacher Jennifer Turiello, the children jumped at the chance to make a difference and help other kids suffering from heart-r...

HOLMDEL HELPS: OKLAHOMA TORNADO RELIEF by Joanne Colella

Holmdel’s Finest and Bravest are always ready to lend a helping hand, whether it’s to residents, businesses, and visitors within the township, or to those in need farther afield – such as the victims of the recent devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma. Holmdel Detective Eric Hernando, who also serves on the Holmdel Fire Rescue squad, recently recounted the latest humanitarian undertaking put together through the unified efforts of the township’s first responders and citizens alike.  ...

WILDLIFE COMMITTEE TO SURVEY COLTS NECK RESIDENTS

The Colts Neck Wildlife Committee has been hard at work on a variety of wildlife-related issues since being formed by Mayor Michael D. Fitzgerald earlier this year.  The primary mission of the Wildlife Committee is to study human-wildlife interactions and make recommendations to the Colts Neck Township Committee as to the best methods to improve the natural habitat for plants, fish, and wildlife. The Wildlife Committee is concerned about a variety of wildlife issues, including deer management, ...