Contact Us
Make My Homepage

More Mosquitoes Expected this Summer – Which Bug Bugs You the Most?

As if we didn’t have enough of them last year, expect more mosquitoes this year thanks to Superstorm Sandy.

Mosquito
Maarten Wouters, Getty Images

 

 

 

The state Health Department says the storm has left behind wet debris piles and depressions from fallen trees. Mosquitoes will breed in standing water.

Health officials say it’s important to empty water from flower pots, birdbaths and swimming pool covers. The department also says remove discarded tires.

Maybe we should bring back those old mosquito trucks that sprayed the streets back in the day?

New Jersey had the state’s largest number of human cases of West Nile virus last year. Six of the 48 people in New Jersey who had the mosquito-borne illness died. But is the mosquito the most annoying insect in New Jersey?  Which bug bugs you the most?

Best of NJ 101.5

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.