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LEDucation 8 Event Exceeds Expectations for both Attendees and Exhibitors

LEDucation Completes Its 8th Consecutive Show In New York City And Deems The New Two Day Format And Show Expansion A Great Success.

Over 220 leading manufacturers from the United States, Canada, and Europe exhibited their latest Solid State Lighting technologies and products during the busy table top expo recently held in midtown Manhattan at the Sheraton NY Times Square hotel. Thousands of attendees from across the country joined other lighting designers, interior designers, architects, engineers, students, facility managers, building owners and more for one of the industry’s most popular events on LED technology.

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MaxLite Teams-Up with National Grid to Promote Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

LED Giveaway on Facebook Creates Significant Awareness for EISA Phase-Out

Consumers learned about sustainability and energy-saving lighting alternatives to phased-out, less-efficient incandescent bulbs during a promotion implemented by National Grid in conjunction with MaxLite®. The promotion, hosted on the Rhode Island (RI) Facebook page of National Grid, encourages its customers to use LED lamps as replacements to traditional 40- and 60-watt incandescents that are being phased-out as part of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA)

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"Big Bang Theory" Star Mayim Bialik Encourages High School Girls to Pursue STEM during DeVry University’s National Her

Nationwide events use real-life role models to show young women that careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are realizable

Mayim Bialik, star of CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory,” will again partner as spokesperson for DeVry University’s National HerWorld® Month, an annual initiative to spark high school girls’ interest in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Nearly 8 million jobs will be available in STEM-related fields by 2020, yet women comprise only 24 percent of the STEM workforce. HerWorld helps prepare the next generation of female graduates for these opportunities by introducing them to successful women in STEM careers.

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AFP Blasts Trenton Leadership over Arbitration Cap Bill - Bill drafted at “11th hour…sticks it to taxpayers”

Americans for Prosperity is disappointed by yesterday’s bill dealing with the 2% arbitration cap.
“Yesterday, the inner workings of Trenton were on full display,” stated AFP state director Daryn Iwicki. “For months now Americans for Prosperity and many others have been calling on the leadership in Trenton to take action on the expiring arbitration. The cap has helped our local governments keep taxes down for every New Jersey resident. Instead of addressing this issue early in the process, leadership in Trenton waited until the 11th hour to write a bill which sticks it to taxpayers.”

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Valley Home Care’s 17th Annual Teddy Bear Party a Big Hit with Families

Valley Home Care recently held its 17th annual Teddy Bear Party, which welcomed parents and siblings of children cared for through The Valley Hospital, Valley Home Care, or Valley Hospice. This year’s party was held at the Boys and Girls Club of Hawthorne. The party began as the inspiration of Wyckoff resident Mary Pat Boron, who donated her extensive collection of collectible teddy bears for the first event – held in 1996 – in memory of her mother. The party was dedicated to the memory of Boron’s mother, Patricia A Grant.

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Blimpie, America’s Sub Shop, Turns 50! Blimpie® Commemorates 50th Birthday with 50¢ Subs on April 4th

Fifty years ago, three high school friends in Hoboken, N.J., set out to create the greatest sub sandwich on the planet. They called it a Blimpie as they thought their newly created sub sandwich resembled a blimp. A half century later, that sub has become beloved by millions and the brand has grown to hundreds of locations around the globe.

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Tivoli Introduces TivoTape™ XS Series - A High Output, Low Voltage Solution For Cove And Display Applications

Tivoli’s popular TivoTape™ Series expands with a new high output, premium color, flexible and field trimmable LED solution for cove, under-counter / cabinet accents for both indoor and outdoor applications.
Tivoli, LLC is proud to announce the next evolution of TivoTape™, one of the industry’s first flexible, low voltage light strips introduced by Tivoli. The TivoTape™ Indoor XS and TivoTape™ Outdoor XS are the newest members of the popular TivoTape™ Series and deliver a new high output, tightly spaced version of the flexible, low voltage tape to emit, sharp pure color where it is desired. The new TivoTape™ XS (extreme spacing) Series is the ideal solution to create even illumination without hotspots or shadows.

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WAGC Wyckoff Area Garden Club Spring Fundraiser

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:00 am
Wyckoff Public Library, Monroe Room
200 Woodland Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Kerry Ann Mendez will present "Design Tips for Easy Care Gardens"

The Wyckoff Area Garden Club will hold its spring fundraiser on Wednesday, April 23 at the Wyckoff Library. The featured speaker will be Kerry Ann Mendez, an avid gardener, author, consultant, designer, HGTV personality, and lecturer. She will discuss “Design Tips for Easy Care Gardens.” Funny, engaging and entertaining, Kerry Ann will welcome all your gardening questions. After the program she will sign copies of her books.

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Tips To Remember While Moving Home

Are you moving home? Can everything go right? Well, the first step is to gain confidence and have all the patience in the world, and you can finally enjoy your new home after moving all boxes and objects. Once you are sure that you have to move, estimate at least three moving companies to compare, but make sure you start doing  that a couple of weeks ago else you won’t find enough time to decide which moving company is good. All of the moving companies don’t sign a contract with the client, so it is necessary to be extremely careful when choosing one.

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Assembly Democratic Bill to Ensure Equitable Distribution of Sandy Relief Funds Advanced by Budget Panel

Green, Prieto, Jimenez, Lagana & Mazzeo Push Fairness Measure amid Concerns about Christie Administration Response

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Jerry Green, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez and Assemblymen Joseph Lagana and Vince Mazzeo to ensure more equitable distribution of Sandy relief funds going forward was advanced Monday by an Assembly panel.

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Wacky Weather Leads to Surprise Early Allergy Attacks - Local Urgent Cares Jammed with Sufferers Caught off Guard

The rollercoaster weather of record low temps and sudden warm spells is catching allergy sufferers off guard this year and could lead to a severe spring allergy season. In between cold snaps, warm weather snuck in, and trees released pollen at higher levels and earlier than usual – leaving allergy sufferers unprotected. That’s why sufferers are flocking to local urgent cares like AFC/Doctors Express for a desperate dose of quick allergy relief.

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Little River Band With Special Guest Larry Stevens

Little River Band
Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey presents Little River band with Special Guests Larry Stevens Saturday, April 19th 2014 at 8pm. Tickets can be reserved online at www.ticketmaster.com or call bergenPAC’s Box Office at 201.227.1030.

Little River Band “It’s a Long Way There,” “Help Is on Its Way, Happy Anniversary,” “Reminiscing, Lady,” “Cool Change” and so many hits. Little River Band is considered to be one of Australia’s most significant bands. Worldwide album and CD sales now top 30 million. They also set a record for having Top 10 hits for 6 consecutive years…the first band to achieve that mark.

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AFP: Legislature Needs to Snuff Out Spending, Not E-Cigarettes - E-Cigarette Tax a Bad Idea from the Start

Americans for Prosperity is commenting on the proposed e-cigarette tax and the likelihood of its removal in this year’s budget.
“Rather than looking for ways to reduce spending, many state governments, including ours, have instead become increasingly creative in finding new items, groups, and activities to tax. The target du jour is e-cigarettes,” said AFP state director Daryn Iwicki.

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Diabetes “Tastings and Tapas” May 8th Fundraising Event

- A night of fine wines, food and desserts May 8 from 6-10 pm to benefit the Diabetes Foundation, Inc. is seeking interested North Jersey restaurants and gourmet dessert and chocolate shops to participate, said the foundation’s assistant executive director.

“This is an opportunity for about a dozen fine restaurants and a few gourmet dessert emporiums in our area to make a difference in the lives of people struggling with diabetes,” said Joanne Bartosik, assistant executive director, Diabetes Foundation Inc., of Paramus.

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Eustace Introduces Bill to Allow Direct Sale of Electric Cars in NJ

Legislation intends to rectify shortsighted decision by Christie administration to ban the sale of electric cars in New Jersey which hinders consumer choice & economic growth

Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D-Bergen/Passaic) has introduced a bill to allow consumers in New Jersey to buy electric cars directly from a manufacturer. The bill looks to remedy a recent decision by the state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) that hurts business in the state by banning Tesla Motors Inc. and other electric car retailers from selling directly to consumers.
The decision has been widely panned, but defended by the governor.

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The Fountain Of Youth May Be In Your Kitchen

Dr. Ainat Beniaminovitz of ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley Recommends Improved Diet and Calorie Restriction to Help Prevent Disease and Premature Aging

Did you know there is a common denominator to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s and premature aging? According to Dr. Ainat Beniaminovitz, M.D., F.A.C.C., a board certified cardiologist at ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley, increasing evidence suggests inflammation can trigger these serious health issues, and more.

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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center to Host Free Health Fair

-Free Event Offers Screenings for Diabetes and More-
(Englewood, NJ, March 24, 2014) – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is hosting a free health fair in partnership with The Bergen County Collaborative on Saturday, April 5 between 8:30am-12:30pm.
The event offers free A1C screenings for diabetes. Risk factors for diabetes include a family history of diabetes, increased thirst or urination, high blood pressure or cholesterol, blurred vision, fatigue or sleep issues.

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New York And New Jersey Firemen Battle It Out Over Hot Stuff

NY & NJ Firemen Battle Bloomingdale's at Riverside Square was the scene of a hot contest between the New York Firemen and the New Jersey Firemen. Karine's Kuchina was the scene of a chili cook off between the two competing teams. According to the tasting audience, there was a distinct difference between the two offerings. Their joint endeavors were very similar with the New York men offering a jocular dialogue along with their presentation. The Kotula family represented the New York Firemen while Paramus Firehouse 2 offered intense cooking combat.

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How the Internet Continues to Fuel Bedroom Startups

Everybody loves to hear about the underdog beating the odds to fuel our own dreams and provide hope that we too may succeed the same. In recent years there have been countless examples in business of David versus Goliath victories. However, the battlegrounds for many of these corporate exploits haven't been in city skyscraper board rooms but have started out in the comfort of our own bedrooms. The Internet has removed the barriers to the average person achieving great things in business and the bedroom startup volumes continue to flourish. Of course prior to the Internet there was still the chance for the small man to make it big such as Lord Alan Sugar However, such success was much harder to achieve and is testament to Lord Sugar to achieve so much in the face of adversity. Business is by no means easy today however for those with an idea, a vision to implement the idea and a relentless work ethic the odds to succeed and the risks of failure have never been more favourable.

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Two Very Important Changes To Bankruptcy Law Everyone Should Understand

In 2005, new bankruptcy laws went into effect in an order to stop the abuse of Chapter 7 filings and increase the amount of money repaid to creditors. These new laws have dramatically impacted the way that bankruptcies are managed at Court and what assets are valued at when seized by the trustee.

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