By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 05 2010 @ 12:42 PM EDT
MAN ARRESTED IN POSSESSION OF LARGE NUMBER OF TRAFFIC SAFETY CONES
After a week long investigation by Rochelle Park Detectives Lt. Bill Flannelly and Jim DePreta, a man was arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property. On October 1st at 4:11 PM, Det. Jim DePreta spotted the suspected vehicle and stopped the driver on North Drive. The suspect driving the vehicle was in possession of almost 100 stolen traffic cones. He was confronted and arrested without incident. Police would not release the name of the suspect due to an ongoing investigation in which thousands of dollars worth of cones are believed to have been stolen.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 05 2010 @ 12:24 PM EDT
Penn and Teller
The eccentric Penn and Teller will be making a rare east coast appearance at bergenPAC. Their television series Penn and Teller: Bullsh*t is now in it seventh season on Showtime. Penn and Teller’s performance will consist of clever pranks, astonishing escapes, gory tricks, and witty social commentary.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 05 2010 @ 11:39 AM EDT
Empire’s ‘National Day of Beauty’ raises awareness and funds to combat domestic violence.
On Saturday, October 9th , Empire Beauty Schools in the New York and New Jersey area will donate 100 percent of all revenue collected through its student salons to area shelters assisting women and children who are victims of domestic violence. The event is part of a one-day national fundraising effort by Empire, raising money for shelters across the country. Each Empire Beauty School has adopted a local shelter to donate its ‘National Day of Beauty’ proceeds to:
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 05 2010 @ 11:13 AM EDT
The Office of the Vice President of the United States has invited Bergen Community College student Danielle DiBello, of Saddle Brook, to attend the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges on October 5, 2010. The summit, which starts at 11:00 a.m., will highlight the critical role that community colleges play in developing job training and evaluating the educational needs to meet the ever-changing demands of the nation’s workforce. Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden and a community college instructor for the past 17 years, will chair the event. A reception will follow at the Blair House at 4:30 p.m.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, October 03 2010 @ 05:23 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 07:19 PM EDT
Raw Thrills the number one producer of coin operated video games and the design team of Play Mechanix are very proud to announce the release of Big Buck World! This new game, takes the top shooting series to a new level by combining Big Buck Safari and Big Buck Hunter Open Season into one product. Big Buck World makes it a truly global hunting experience and will blow away locations and attract new players with competitive game play and non-stop action.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 07:14 PM EDT
Betson Enterprises, a leading distributor of vending & coffee products, amusement parts and services, announced today that they have entered into a strategic marketing and sales agreement with Automated Services International (ASI) and Choice Equipment Sales (CES), leading distributors of quality used and reconditioned vending machines.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 07:03 PM EDT
Interviewed by Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan, President of Bergen Community College
, 7490 District Governor gave a detailed view of Rotary International and District 7490
, her District. Available to the public at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJeXJLP1lW8
, it is worthwhile to learn the many facets of Rotary International from its inception to the present day along with its new Avenue of Service, New Generations.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 06:30 PM EDT
The Theater League of Clifton, established 5 years ago, is proud to open their 6th season with the American comedic classic “Arsenic & Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring. This audience pleaser was written in 1939 and has seen incarnations on Broadway, on film (starring Cary Grant) and a multitude of regional theaters.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 04:52 PM EDT
New Jersey’s Most Innovative Haunted Attraction Features World-Class Special Effects Talent
State Scare Factory Haunted Attraction, the biggest and scariest indoor haunted attraction in New Jersey, is back this year for the month of October, with 31 intricately designed and themed rooms of interactive terror featuring world-class special effects talent from movies and TV. Sponsored by the State Fair Halloween Superstore, this year’s 30-minute-long haunt is located at 229 Main Street, Belleville, adjacent to the store. The TERROR started Friday night at 7 p.m. until midnight. Evenings of operation are October 1-3, 8-10, 14-17, 21-24, and 27-31.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 04:46 PM EDT
[media;20101003160703396]The Renowned Ridgewood Country Club Hosted Commercial Real Estate's Premier Golf Outing
Nearly 150 avid golfers teed it up for NAIOP New Jersey's Jeffrey J. Siegel Golf Classic at the renowned Ridgewood Country Club, which just three weeks prior had hosted the prestigious Barclay's Golf Tournament featuring the world's top professionals. Named in memory of the long-time Murray Construction Co. executive and NAIOP New Jersey member, the day-long event featured a luncheon and golf clinic, and finished with a 19th hole cocktail reception and dinner.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 04:43 PM EDT
The Capitol Steps
Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC
Wednesday October 27– 8:00 PM
$67, $47, $37, $27
The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom ("Don't quit your day job!"), and although not all of the current members of the Steps are former Capitol Hill staffers, taken together the performers have worked in a total of eighteen Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 04:41 PM EDT
One Gateway Center
Facility Honored in ‘Best Managed Building of 500,000-1,000,000 Square Feet’ Category
Advance Realty, a leading Northeast U.S. owner and developer of Class A office, mixed-use and flex-space properties, has announced that One Gateway Center, the company’s strategically located office tower in downtown Newark, N.J., has received “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) honor from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 04:37 PM EDT
Legislation Would Allow Districts to Sell Advertising on School Buses
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Connie Wagner and Joan Voss to allow ads on school buses to help schools boost revenue was approved Thursday by the Assembly. The bill (A-1637), which passed by a vote of 75 to 0, would allow school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or leased by the school district.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, October 02 2010 @ 04:34 PM EDT
Sen. Paul A. Sarlo and Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald on Friday said the Joint Budget Oversight Committee will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to consider Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to borrow transportation funding without voter approval. The meeting comes after the governor’s Friday decision to suspend state-funded transportation construction projects effective Monday.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 08:27 PM EDT
Assemblywomen Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) and Mary Pat Angelini (R-Monmouth) issued the following statement Thursday, in the wake of the apparent suicide death of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi over footage of an intimate encounter between him and another male student that was secretly recorded and broadcast over the Internet by his roommate:
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 08:25 PM EDT
More than one-third of American children entering kindergarten today are lacking the basic language skills needed to learn to read. However, there is a unique partnership working to change that rate in Trenton and the central New Jersey area. Children’s Futures, a Trenton-based nonprofit focused on achieving positive outcomes for children and their families, collaborates with Reach Out and Read New Jersey to provide more than 10,000 books annually to children in Trenton as part of well visits with their pediatrician. Reach Out and Read works with 70 health centers and private pediatric practices throughout New Jersey to integrate their evidence-based model into regular pediatric checkups. Representing the largest concentration of program locations, Trenton is home to 11 Reach Out and Read sites.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 08:18 PM EDT
Michael Hirsch and Debbie Bennett
Limited Inventory Remaining at Chic Jersey City Condominium
Michael Hirsch and Debbie Bennett, who once lived in a spacious loft in midtown Manhattan, never thought they would again find a home with the same expansive sense of space that they had loved about that residence -- until they discovered CANCOlofts. The couple became one of the first buyers at the chic industrial-to-residential conversion of the landmark American Can Co. building at 50 Dey St. in Jersey City, moving into a "one-bedroom plus" loft at the beginning of 2009. They couldn't be happier with their choice.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:37 PM EDT
JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE will celebrate the life and music of his father--the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. The limited engagement of concert dates--timed to take place just after the 30th anniversary of his Dad’s passing on September 25th, 1980--will launch in North America October 8 in British Columbia. JBLZE will kick off in the U.S. October 19th and will be at bergenPAC on Thursday November 4, 2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:21 PM EDT
Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC
Saturday November 6th 4:00 PM
Children and adults alike will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to share in the adventures of CSI: LIVE!, the latest Mad Science® production at bergenPAC in Englewood, New Jersey.