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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26 Valuable Tips and Tricks For The Home

Receive an email with all these great tips.  Thought I would share it with our readers.  Although I haven’t tried these yet, I certainly will in the near future. Love the one about the milk bottle watering can. Mouse over the images to see the instructions…Click to enlarge the image or see a slide show

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Is Best Buy Really The Best Buy? You Bet It Is!

I stopped shopping at Best Buy about 6 years ago. Best Buy was floundering in a world that had embraced the internet and shopping on the internet was exciting and new to most of us.  They couldn’t or didn’t want to compete with internet merchants, wouldn’t compete with the big box stores like Costco and frankly wouldn’t really price match anyone as …

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Organize Your Home, Now Is A Great Time To Do It

For many people, the new year represents a clean slate, and brings a renewed sense of possibility and enthusiasm. It’s a wonderful time to get your home organized in anticipation of the busy months ahead. Effective storage solutions and organization systems will enable you to enjoy your home to its fullest. Here are some tips to put you on track for an orderly and productive 2015. Learn to let things …

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Safest and the most lethal late-model cars

IIHS death watch is good news for SUVs—mostly What would you suppose was the safer car, a Mini Cooper or a Chevrolet Suburban? Turns out it’s the Cooper. That’s one of the more surprising findings in a new Driver Death Rate report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. This IIHS study calculated driver death rates specifically for 2011 models, using government crash-fatality data for …

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The Top 10 Tips for Saving Money at Home

Family Hanyman’s best projects, hints and tips for budget-conscious homeowners. Air Leak Testing & Sealing Follow these surprisingly easy tips and techniques for sealing air leaks in your home and save big money on your heating and cooling bills.Check your dryer vent Fill gaps around electrical boxes Seal leaky windows (Option 1) Seal leaky windows (Option 2) Stop under-the-door-leaks Caulk …

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Professional Painting Tips – Learn From A Pro

Veteran painter Butch Zang tells you his secrets for faster, easier and better results. Steps to Paint Like A Pro Step 1: Lay a drop cloth and tape floor edges Step 2: Remove wall obstructions and tape fixtures Step 3: Sand and clean the woodwork Step 4: Prime the woodwork Step 5: Roll the first paint coat on the ceiling …

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How to Repair Household Appliances

Oven won’t heat? Clothes won’t dry? Fix the oven and clothes dryer yourself and avoid expensive service calls. Overview If you’re like most people, you expect to have to pay a repair professional when an appliance breaks down. After all, it’s pretty tough to be without an oven or a clothes dryer for very long, and most of us don’t …

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How To Remove Mold In Your Home

Almost every home gets mold. We’ll show you how to identify mold and eliminate the small infestations, as well as the big ones that have gotten out of hand. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine TIME – Multi-day COMPLEXITY – Simple COST – Varies Step 1: Overview Mold is a major-league nuisance. It blackens the grout lines in your shower, discolors drywall, …

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Distracted Driving – Know The Law

Many people don’t realize that New Jersey has one of the toughest laws on the books regarding distracted driving. This means texting, talking, eating while driving, putting make-up on and many more distracting actions while operating a motor vehicle. For this reason, I thought it would be a good time to cover the law with all of our readers and …

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