By Press Release Thursday, July 16 2015 @ 09:33 PM EDT
The OMG Tea Party, an organization that empowers women and girls, is pleased to partner with Microsoft Westfield Garden State Plaza to present DigiGirlz on Friday, July 31, 2015 10am-2pm. DigiGirlz is a Microsoft YouthSpark program, which gives girls the opportunity to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops.
By Post Wednesday, July 15 2015 @ 02:41 PM EDT
Clifton-based SaxBST to absorb all event expenses and donate 100% of proceeds to Child Life Department
WOODLAND PARK, N.J., July 15, 2015 – One of the most scenic and challenging charity runs in the tri-state area is returning to Woodland Park, NJ on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Presented by SaxBST, a top 100 accounting and advisory firm, The Fourth Annual 4 Miler at Garret Mountain will benefit the Child Life Department at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital.
By Post Wednesday, July 15 2015 @ 02:15 PM EDT
Judge finds contractor Eastern Essential Services engaged in Unfair Labor Practices
Newark--A huge victory for displaced office cleaners came today from the National Labor Relations Board. Administrative Law Judge Steven Davis ruled cleaning services contractor Eastern Essential Services (EES) engaged in unlawful actions when it refused to hire incumbent janitors at three office buildings in Secaucus, East Rutherford and Bernards Township because of their union affiliation and slashed wages and benefits.
By Post Wednesday, July 15 2015 @ 02:09 PM EDT
PATERSON, NJ [July 14, 2015] -
Arthritis, commonly associated with older adults, can also impact the lives of children. “It is important to remember that children with arthritis cannot be managed as ‘little adults with arthritis,’ and that arthritis that affects older adult populations is not the same as the arthritis that affects children,” says St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital’s renowned Pediatric Rheumatologist, Jaya Srinivasan-Mehta, MD, Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology
By Post Wednesday, July 15 2015 @ 02:03 PM EDT
(Englewood, New Jersey – July 15, 2015) Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp., New Jersey's premier Mercedes-Benz, Audi and smart dealership and longtime supporter of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), presents the “Benzel-Busch Concert Series.” As part of the series, Chris Botti is set to perform on Friday, August 7 at 8pm. Prior to the performance; Benzel-Busch will be on-site showcasing the finest in luxury driving.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 15 2015 @ 11:36 AM EDT
Armada by Ernest Cline is a book that many a gamester would appreciate. Cline, the author of Ready Player One, has designed this sci-fi story to appeal to the wannabe or non-gamester as well. He manages to knit together facts from the real world that blend into the sci-fi portion of his novel. His first book, Ready Player One, was a bit outré for the average reader making it more difficult to follow and to understand and appreciate. Ready Player One was a bestseller which now shows the potential of Armada.
By Press Release Tuesday, July 14 2015 @ 07:18 AM EDT
Standard & Poor’s Rating Services Re-affirms A- Rating, Upgrades Outlook from Stable to Positive
Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, one of the world’s leading credit ratings agencies, has upgraded its outlook on HackensackUMC from “stable” to “positive.” The company also affirmed its A- long-term rating and its A- underlying rating (SPUR) on the insured portion of the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority's series 2008, 2010, and 2010B bonds issued for HackensackUMC.
By Press Release Tuesday, July 14 2015 @ 07:12 AM EDT
The Paramus Police Department announces the arrest of Misael Guerrido, 50 yoa, of Clifton NJ and Ronica Wade, 46 yoa, of Garfield NJ, for eluding police and possession of a stolen vehicle.
By Post Monday, July 13 2015 @ 11:56 AM EDT
Kosher food expert, pastry chef and author, Paula Shoyer, makes warm weather entertaining easy and delicious.
Every great celebration is sweeter with a great dessert. As summer sets in and warm weather brings us outdoors for barbecues, picnics, and concerts, now is the tastiest time to reach for seasonal and sweet fresh fruit. Farmers’ markets are full of fresh summer fruits, perfect for desserts that are low in sugar but high in flavor. Paula Shoyer’s recipes are sure to please every palate, and just happen to be kosher, or designed for other special diets.
By Post Monday, July 13 2015 @ 11:52 AM EDT
Home Tour Squad Travels the Country to Transform Real Living Spaces with Simple Makeover Projects
CONSHOHOCKEN, PA (July 13, 2015) – IKEA announced today the next leg of its successful “IKEA Home Tour,” kicking off this fall. A team of IKEA design experts, the “IKEA Home Tour Squad,” will again hit the road, traveling from city to city in an effort to help Americans tackle everyday furnishing and design challenges with smart, simple solutions that make everyday life at home better. People can vie for a chance for IKEA to help them with a room makeover project, whether they’re struggling with a small space, have a tight budget, or need a complete design reset. Launched last Spring, the Home Tour has logged more than 9,400 miles and completed 22 makeovers in nine cities to date.
By Post Friday, July 10 2015 @ 01:24 PM EDT
Mariner's Bank Team
ORADELL, NJ, July 10, 2015 – A team of ten volunteers from Mariner’s Bank spent the day volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County (Habitat Bergen) in Little Ferry and Moonachie, NJ, as part of the New Jersey Bankers Association’s (NJBankers) “Bankers Build” program.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10 2015 @ 01:19 PM EDT
Not leaving any slack, Assisting Director Ana Jimenez has planned a full month of activity for July. Picking up the dates as of today, they will be: Friday July 17th brings a day at the Center with a free movie ( St, Vicent, a comedy) starting at 11 AM along with snacks, Wednesday July 22, a trip to The Brownstone (bus leaves from the Senior Center at 10:30 AM), Friday July 24th a visit to Atlantic City to the Taj Mahal, bus leaving at 10 AM. Cost is $23.00. Check with Ana to make sure that there is room and to be registered. This popular trip needs your special attention.
By Post Friday, July 10 2015 @ 09:13 AM EDT
Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Winter 2015 Quarter.
“I am so proud of these students for their hard work,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “The contributions of these high achievers make Berkeley College shine.”
By Press Release Wednesday, July 08 2015 @ 06:28 PM EDT
Garfield, NJ (July 8, 2015) – Doherty Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest casual dining restaurant franchisees in the United States, has revealed its new community-themed concept to the Garfield Applebee’s, located at 186 Passaic Street. Updates to the new décor were completed while the restaurant was closed to seamlessly unveil its new warm and welcoming atmosphere to guests without inconvenience on Thursday, June 25.
By Press Release Wednesday, July 08 2015 @ 09:29 AM EDT
City Green to operate youth-run farm stand through the fall with produce grown in Paterson, Clifton
PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) was joined by U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) Regional Administrator Denise Pease and local high school students to announce the grand opening of the Paterson Farm Stand located on the grounds of the Robert A. Roe Federal Building. City Green, a Clifton-based non-profit that has been constructing community farms and gardens in Paterson for ten years, will operate the youth-run farm stand through the fall with produce grown at organic farm sites in Paterson and Clifton. The market will be open every Tuesday between 10:30am-2:30pm until November 17th.
By Press Release Wednesday, July 08 2015 @ 09:19 AM EDT
[media: 20150708092119257]PATERSON, NJ [July 7, 2015]
– The 6th Annual Research Day at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) highlighted the research findings of physicians from various specialty areas throughout the hospital. This year, 19 abstracts were submitted for the competition. Peter McGovern, MD, Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology, SJRMC, and Chairman, OB/GYN, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, delivered the keynote address entitled, “Complete bilateral salpingectomy: Why not?”
By Post Wednesday, July 08 2015 @ 09:14 AM EDT
New Bridge Landing location marks 10th Massage Envy Spa in Bergen County
RIVER EDGE, NEW JERSEY (JULY 7, 2015): A new Massage Envy Spa is now open in New Bridge Landing at River Edge. The spa marks the 10th Massage Envy Spa to be located in Bergen County. It is also the third Massage Envy Spa for franchisees Min Kim and James Park, whose other locations are in Paramus and Westwood.
By Press Release Wednesday, July 08 2015 @ 08:56 AM EDT
Anonymous gift is largest in the University’s 107-year history
Montclair, NJ, July 8, 2015 – Montclair State University today announced that it has received a $20 million anonymous gift, which is the single largest donation that the University has received in its 107-year history.
Funds from the gift will be dedicated to support the University’s School of Business and to advance its mission of transforming today’s students into tomorrow’s business leaders, successful entrepreneurs and industry innovators.
By Press Release Tuesday, July 07 2015 @ 06:49 PM EDT
NEWARK N.J. – July 7, 2015 — The New Jersey Association of Health Underwriters (NJAHU) today announced it has received the “Landmark Award” at the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) 85th Annual Convention and Exhibition in New Orleans, LA.
NJAHU was recognized for this award for outstanding achievements in service to their members, the industry and the public during the 2014-15 year. This is the second year in a row that NJAHU has earned the Landmark Award, considered one of the most prestigious awards a state NAHU chapter can receive.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, July 07 2015 @ 03:18 PM EDT
Each year, Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club sees to it that there are flowers planted at the Paramus Bandshell located behind the Library. Since their dedication by the club, Westfield Garden State Plaza Shopping Center has donated the flowers and the Paramus Shade Tree and Parks Department has planted them. Lisa Herrmann-Srednicki /
Senior Director, Marketing /
Westfield Garden State Plaza has arranged for the flowers and this year Kenneth Raschen, Director of the Shade Tree and Parks Department, arranged for the planting. Unfortunately Lisa was unable to make the photo session due to pressing business.