What Would You Like To See On Our Pages?

We would like to know what you would like to see us publish at the Hazlet News, other then articles on the home and garden. As you can see we cover many events in New York and New Jersey for our other publications and want to publish some or all of them on this site. So take a moment now …

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33rd Annual QuickChek Festival of Ballooning New Jersey, Day 2

  “The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey. The festival truly has something for everyone!  From twice daily mass ascensions of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons.  Some of the balloons you will …

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33rd Annual QuickChek Festival of Ballooning Fun For Thousands

  “The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey.  It holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor’s Award for Best Special Event, as well as being designated, for the 6th time, as a …

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2016 Hazlet Taxes Continue to Climb-What You Can Do

Recent Home Appraisals and Tax Rates I think the single most discussed topic in our town and many others, especially before any elections is taxes.  It certainly was a heated debate in the past few months.  It was explained and as you can see from this tax notice that Hazlet only sees 23.40% of the total taxes paid and the …

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Shutters Faded and Home For Wasps? Restore and Rid Pests Now

You can do this project on the week-end.  Beginner Level…Total Cost for restoration and wasp proofing for four Shutters is under $40 After so many years, my nice burgundy shutters on the front of my home were faded and worn.  Made of plastic as most are today, they were attached to my siding with plastic push pins, 4 for each …

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2014 – 32nd Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

IPA and IMPress Magazine staff members have been covering many international Hot Air Balloon Festivals.  You can view some of our Hot Air Balloon articles and images by clicking here.  Of course the Balloon Festivals in Switzerland are truly spectacular as you watch the accession of the balloons against the pure white snow-covered mountains, but for those of us that …

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Do-It-Yourself~Make Healthy “Georgie Meatloaf” For Your Dog

Our Video Has 104,000+ Views, Thank You All For Watching For years I searched for the healthiest food for my little dog Georgie and was ready to give up. Georgie  is now 4 years old and is 75% Chihuahua and 25% Jack Russel Terrier according to a DNA test we ran.  He is the smartest and sweetest little guy and …

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Coney Island’s 33rd Annual Mermaid Parade Bare’s All

Photos, Video by Len Rapoport, Correspondents Andy Peeke and Amy Bursor Born In Coney I was born and grew up in Coney Island and remember the Coney parades each year when I was a young boy. My father used to bring home a large box of loose confetti and my brothers and I used to help mom and dad pack …

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Dance Parade 2015 New York City’s Best Parade Ever

Article, photos and video:  Len Rapoport and Andy Peeke Andy and I have covered many events and since last year a number of parades in New York City. I thought we had seen some of the best, but hands down the NYC Dance Parade is truly the best. No huge floats, hot air balloons, no celebrities or national coverage, it …

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Can We Be Constructive Rather Than Destructive?

I have found that Facebook can be a great place to share your thoughts, photos, videos and make new friends.  However it can be destructive as well.  When the internet was first created, many of us that adopted the new technology would post on a Forum.  The forums were a great place to find answers to problems, but the nature …

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Need Cataract Surgery? What You Need To Know

Article by: IPA Staff Len & Gladys Rapoport I have worn glasses for the past 30 years.  My left eye had the most problems.  I have an astigmatism and eye floaters in that eye, but with glasses I seemed to have managed just fine in the beginning.  As I got older, I noticed I started to have more difficulty driving at night and …

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MCSPCA 2015 Spring Ahead Dog Walk & Pet Fair Huge Success

For the past four years I have been attending the Monmouth County SPCA’s Annual Dog Walk and Pet Fair and this year it was the best one we have attended.  Monmouth County is located in central New Jersey and is a lovely place to live and work. Only 35 miles south of New York City and my home for over …

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New York’s 12th Annual Persian Day Parade Welcomes Spring

2015 Persian Day Parade Celebrates Iranian Culture Article, Photos and Video – Len Rapoport and Andy Peeke April 19, 2015….Many cultures celebrate the change in the seasons but those of Persian or as we know them today Iranian decent celebrate in dance, colorful costumes and a display of their culture by throwing one of the biggest parties New Years parties …

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FREE File, Photo and Movie Sharing With WeTransfer

If you are like me and love to share your photos, files, document, and even your movies with business associates, friends and family than you might be using some of the services like Drop Box or others.  But Drop Box requires a bit of a learning curve and not as easy to use for some of us.  I use it …

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