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Monday, October 23 2017 @ 08:28 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Monday, October 23 2017 @ 08:28 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Receive American College of Cardiology Awards for Cardiac Care

Four hospitals awarded for following high standards to treat heart attack patients.

August 3, 2017 ― Edison, NJ ― Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel and Ocean Medical Center in Brick have received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry – Get with the Guidelines Platinum Achievement Award for outstanding care for heart attack patients.

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After School Programs at Bergen Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park

Boys & Girls 7 – 13 (No Horse Experience Necessary)

Bergen Equestrian Center


40 Fort Lee Road

Leonia, NJ  07605


(Leonia, NJ – August 2, 2017) The Bergen Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J. announces their after school programs for boys and girls 7 – 13 years old. Students will learn about horses, grooming, equipment and how to prepare for riding.  Students will have the opportunity to ride horses with a specially tailored lesson to match their ability and experience.

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Rising Number Of Students Participate At Berkeley Collge Summer Career Workshops In New Jersey And New York

Two hundred and twenty high school students and young adults explored their interests at six two-day Summer Career Workshops held at Berkeley College in New Jersey and New York on July 19, 20, 26 and 27, 2017. This was the ninth consecutive year Berkeley College has offered the program and more students participated than ever before.

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More Than a Quarter of U.S. Adults are Dishonest with Dentists About How Often They Floss Their Teeth

National survey reveals there’s room for improvement to educate people on gum disease, which affects one in every two adults age 30 and over

Hackensack, N.J. (August 1, 2017) – A new national survey recently released reveals more than a quarter (27 percent) of U.S. adults admit they lie to their dentist about how often they floss their teeth. Additionally, more than one-third of Americans (36 percent) would rather do an unpleasant activity like cleaning the toilet (14 percent) over daily flossing.

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OurBus launches service from Northern New Jersey to Washington, DC

NEW YORK ­­–– After tasting success on popular commuter routes, OurBus, Inc., was determined to change the way New Jersey residents travel intercity with the expansion of OurBus Prime to Northern New Jersey. After a first few successful months with service from New Brunswick to Washington, OurBus Prime will add additional departure locations to meet high demand.

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American Heart Association Announces two New Jersey executives for 2017-2018 Founders Affiliate board of directors

East Hanover and Hainesport executives join Association board overseeing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island & Vermont

Saddle Brook, NJ, August 1, 2017 — The American Heart Association (AHA), the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke risks, announced its Founders Affiliate new slate of board directors for the 2017-2018 fiscal year beginning July 1st.  Founders is an eight-state geographic region responsible for the AHA life-saving mission.

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New Film from American Family Association, ‘The God Who Speaks,’ Debuts This Fall

American Family Studios’ Documentary Premieres Oct. 13 at Southern Evangelical Seminary’s Annual Apologetics Conference and Addresses Authority of Scripture; Conference Early Bird Ends Aug. 1

TUPELO, Miss.—Is there a God who speaks? And, if so, how do we know the Bible is the Word of God and not merely the words of men?

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Local students saving lives via blood drive

Local students are saving lives this summer. While it may be appealing for high school students to spend their time off in a leisurely way, those in Paramus are instead helping those in need. Community Blood Services is hosting a special summer donation event in Paramus exclusively for high school students. Those who attend and donate will be entered into a raffle for a free iPhone 7.

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Summer Camp Students Really Cook

PARAMUS, N.J. – This summer, eight Bergen County high school students proved they can take the heat – in the kitchen.

As part of Bergen Community College’s “Kids and Teens” summer program, which offers enrichment courses through the institution’s Division of Continuing Education, Corporate and Public Sector Training, teenagers explored the culinary craft during “HACKed” (Hungry Aspiring Chefs in the Kitchen), a two-week course.

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Firefighter Cancer Registry Bill Passes Full Committee

Bipartisan bill advances public health; Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance legislation; next stop for the bill is House floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) authored a bill that would require the CDC to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters, which today advanced through the Energy and Commerce Committee. This piece of legislation addresses an enormous gap in research conducted on the heath impacts of a career of firefighting. Firefighters may experience detrimental health effects due to smoke inhalation and other harmful substances, and this legislation takes a first step toward developing new protocols and safeguards for these men and women.

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark Joins with the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation

to Launch a Neighborhood Planning Initiative for Newark’s West Ward Foundation to Partner with a $100,000 Grant

NEWARK – JULY 27, 2017 – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark (HFHGN), serving Essex, Hudson and Union counties, joined today with the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation to celebrate the launch of a neighborhood planning initiative in the West Ward of Newark and to present a $100,000 check.

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Bergen County Authorizes Shared Services Contracts

with Ho-Ho-Kus, Saddle River, Allendale, and the Allendale Board of Education

Boroughs will be able to Efficiently Borrow County-Owned Equipment to Save Taxpayer Money

HACKENSACK- Bergen County officials authorized shared services contracts with the Boroughs of Ho-Ho-Kus, Saddle River, Allendale and the Allendale Board of Education which allows the borrowing of county-owned equipment, as part of Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco and the Board of Chosen Freeholders’ vision of offering County services to Bergen County’s 70 municipalities to increase efficiency and provide savings to taxpayers.

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Teaneck Chamber of Commerce donates $600 to Do Wonders Charity

Teaneck, NJ, July 28, 2017: The Teaneck Chamber of Commerce is pleased to have been able to partner with the Do Wonders Charity (www.dowonderscharity.org), a program headed up by Lillian Lee of Lillian Lee’s Salon on W. Church  St. in Bergenfield that offers wigs at no costs to women battling cancer that cannot otherwise afford a wig of their own while going through chemotherapy treatments.  The partnership was at the fourth annual Ladies’ Night Out event that took place in June, and the Chamber committee voted to donate $600 of the proceeds that were raised that evening to Do Wonders Charity.

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CineTech Expo for film professionals and students

Madison, NJ (July 27, 2017) — The Fairleigh Dickinson University Film Department and CineTech Media Professionals will host CineTech Expo, a New Jersey video and media production trade show connecting New Jersey-based studios, equipment manufacturers and vendors, and services with New Jersey-based clientele and crew. CineTech Expo will take place on Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Hennessy Hall at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ.

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Robert and Laura Garrett provide $2.65 million endowment for Chair for the School of Medicine Dean

Network co-CEO and wife make donation that serves as catalyst for contributions totaling more than $15 million to support Endowed Chairs to advance medicine and education.

July 28, 2017 – Edison - Dr. Bonita Stanton, founding dean of the Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, was recently appointed to the Robert C. and Laura C. Garrett Endowed Chair for the School of Medicine Dean, a $2.65 million gift in honor of her lifetime achievements in medicine and education.

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Valley Recognized for Excellence in Women’s Care

RIDGEWOOD, NEW JERSEY, July 27, 2017 – The Valley Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for excellence in women’s care. 

Valley has been awarded the 2017 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™   for providing outstanding performance in gynecologic surgery (second year in a row), and with the Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™  for providing exceptional care to mothers during labor and delivery.  These distinctions place Valley’s Gynecologic Surgery and Labor and Delivery programs in the top 10 percent of hospitals evaluated for these procedures in 2017 by Healthgrades. 

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John Theurer Cancer Center Nurse Practitioner Honored with National Oncology Nursing Award

Samantha DePadova, MSN, RN, NP-C, OCN Receives Commendation for Outstanding Achievement

(Hackensack, N.J.)  -- The Hackensack Meridian Health – John Theurer Cancer Center Oncology Nurses recently attended the 42nd Annual National Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) conference “Congress” in Denver, Colorado.  Nurses in attendance presented projects they have been involved with in their area of expertise to the largest group of oncology nurses worldwide. One John Theurer Cancer Center nurse practitioner, Samantha DePadova, MSN, RN, NP-C, OCN received the ONS publishing award for outstanding achievement by a new nurse author from Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON).

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