TICK CONTROL ALERT FOR ROEBLING, NJ 08554:
John A. Roebling's son founded the community of Roebling - and, as such, it has deep-seated connections with some of the America's most notable landmarks. Steel from the factory that shares this town's name and location was used to build the Golden Gate Bridge, the Empire State Building and the Washington Monument. Even the humble Slinky hails from this town.
Today, the steel mill has passed into antiquity - but the community lives on. Now part of Florence Township, in Burlington County, Roebling is home to nearly 4,000 residents and is a commuter hub for nearby Philadelphia.
Residents of Robeling are at a higher risk of tick bites and Lyme disease due to the abundance of small mammal life, that was disrupted in the creation of this town. Homeowners are advised to invest in tick control precautions including yard sprays for ticks, and Damminix...