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Cut your stress for the New Year

A little pressure now and again won’t kill us; in fact, short bouts of stress give us an energy boost. But if stress is chronic, it can increase your risk of—or worsen—insomnia, depression, obesity, heart disease, and more.  Long work hours, little sleep, no exercise, poor diet, and not spending time with family and friends can contribute to stress.
Stress is an inevitable part of life.  Relaxation, sleep, socializing, and taking vacations are all things we tell ourselves we deserve but don’t allow ourselves to have.

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Photo Taking Tips

Have you ever tried taking the perfect picture of your car? It’s more of a science than you would think, especially if you’re using that picture to try and attract potential buyers. Lighting is extremely important, so that the car doesn’t look washed out and the buyer can see all of the important angles features of the vehicle. The best time of day to take pictures would be right when the sun is rising or setting. This allows for the right amount of light exposure, without it being too harsh. C
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Driving VS Flying

Are you planning a summer vacation?

Are you undecided if you are going to drive or fly?

Here are some things to think about that may help make that decision easier...

While weighing the relative costs of driving and flying is wise, it's important to think about the kind of trip you want. If playing the slots in Las Vegas is your only vacation goal, a cheap flight may be more appealing than a long drive through the desert. On the other hand, travelers who enjoy meandering along country roads and stopping at whatever catches their eye may prefer…

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Gooch's Garlic Run!

Hey Morris County residents! Passing by the Rockaway Mall on your way home from work today? You might hit a little bit more traffic than usual…like two thousand motorcycles more than usual! Today is the 28th annual Gooch’s Garlic Run, a charitable motorcycle run for children in New Jersey with terrible illnesses. The event is being put on by Simon Properties, who own the mall, along with the New Jersey Chapter IX of the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. This year’s rid
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Jeff Siegel, And A Little Bit About Johnson Select

Jeff Siegel, our Sales Manager at John Johnson Select Used Cars in Rockaway, is an extremely interesting man. He was selling cars way before I was born; he started in 1983. Before that he was in service and parts for five years! His dad owned a Chrysler and Plymouth dealership in Roxbury, where Jeff got his start. When his dad eventually sold the dealership, Jeff found himself a new job, with our own John Johnson Automotive Group. He’s worked in all three locations; eight years in Budd Lake, a
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Tri County Fair

Hey Rockaway! Don’t forget that the Tri-County Fair starts tomorrow! The fair runs from Thursday the 11th until Sunday the 14th, and takes place at Christ Church, located at 140 Green Pond Road, Rockaway NJ! The fair promises lots of fun rides, games, and musical attractions, as well as amazing food, a classic car show and a firework display. The fireworks will take place on June 12th around nine o’clock at night. The musical showcase, featuring local bands and acts, will be on Saturday the 13t
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Yellow Card Campaign

Morris Knolls High School, in conjunction with the Jersey Battered Women’s Service, has introduced a new program called the “Yellow Card Challenge” aimed at giving students the tools to recognize relationship abuse. The campaign focuses on student athletes in both high school and college, due to the fact that domestic violence is such a serious problem in professional sports. The Morris Knolls men’s and women’s basketball teams were a big part of deciding what direction the campaign would go in
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Summer Drowning Risks

Now that the summer weather is back in full effect, I’m sure many of you will be dying to go swimming. Well swimming comes with a variety of dangers, chief among them being drowning. Drowning is one of the biggest concerns for parents of young children, so I’m here to give you some more facts about drowning. Obviously drowning can happen in any body of water, whether it is your pool, a pond, the ocean, or others. But some drowning statistics may surprise you. Plastic “kiddie pools”, while very
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