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Wednesday, December 07 2016 @ 01:17 PM EST
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

The Janet Fund Donates Automated External Defibrillator to Children’s Aid and Family Services


The Janet Fund recently donated an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to Children’s Aid and Family Services’ Medical Services and Advocacy Center. The AED will be located at the agency’s administrative building at 200 Robin Road, which serves children attending the Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center, as well as foster children visiting the Medical Services and Advocacy Center. “Having an AED on site helps us to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the children we serve,” says Liz Mason, senior vice president, planning & strategic development for Children’s Aid and Family Services. “We are enormously grateful to The Janet Fund for this vitally important donation.”

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Wyckoff Y Sharks Sends Largest Contingent to Swim Nationals


 The Wyckoff YMCA Sharks recently sent a team of an unprecedented 29 swimmers to the 2011 YMCA Short Course Swimming and Diving National Championships in Fort Lauderdale.

Liam Oberlander of Oradell, along with Eric Kim and Michelle Kim, both of Paramus, were on the national team, which consisted of Wyckoff Sharks ages 13 through 18, who qualified for the prestigious meet by achieving challenging time standards in various distance events.

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Celebrate Older Americans Month With Free Programs At The Allendale Community For Mature Living


Music, Dance and Fitness Activities Highlight May Offerings

In honor of Older Americans Month, The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living will host a variety of performances by local students and musicians this May. Area seniors are also invited to stay fit by participating in The Atrium’s Zumba® class. Advance registration is recommended for the following free programs:

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Bergen Community College Presents “Nonprofit Symposium: Engaging the Community to Make a Difference, May 6, 2011



Dr. Randall Pinkett
How can your organization inspire individuals into action? Dr. Randal Pinkett, past winner of NBC’s reality television show “The Apprentice” and John D. McIlquham, president of The Nonprofit Times, will share ideas and discuss strategies for strengthening the bond between nonprofits and their communities at Bergen Community College’s “3rd Annual Nonprofit Symposium: Engaging the Community to Make a Difference.” The event will be held on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 8 a.m. in the Moses Family Meeting and Training Center on the College’s main campus at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus.

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Teaneck Athletes Give Back to Gilda’s Club NNJ



Teaneck High School Donates to Gila's Club

Students from the Teaneck High School girl’s basketball team recently presented Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey (Gilda’s Club NNJ) with a $150 donation raised from their “Ballin’ For A Cure” basketball tournament. The team held the fund-raiser in February to help raise awareness of cancer support in the local community.

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Nj Disconnect: Voters See Public Colleges as a Priority Investment Linked to Jobs and Future Prosperity;Don’t See a State Plan


New Jersey likely voters say state colleges and universities are key to economic recovery, merit more state investment to fulfill this role, and are trusted to make educational and financial decisions. However, these public institutions need to do more to show the public they are working hard to contain costs and keep tuition and fees affordable – a big concern of Jersey residents, many of whom have experienced economic setbacks.

 

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Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County Announces


Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County is pleased to announce the following:

May 5, 2011 - HFHI’s Cars for Homes Team Joins Habitat Bergen on May 5 at Waldwick Building Site
May 9, 2011 - Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County Ribbon-Cutting for Zoe’s Place, Garfield, NJ
June 1, 2011 - HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF BERGEN COUNTY “BUILDER OF THE YEAR GALA”
June 12, 2011 - BERGEN HEALTH & LIFE MAGAZINE TO HOST GARDEN TOUR BENEFITTING HABITAT for HUMANITY of BERGEN COUNTY

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Elite Gudz Brings On Driven Public Relations To Manage Media Outreach And Creative Brand Communications


- Creative Design Studio Seeks Expanded Media Exposure -

Elite Gudz, a Long Island, New York design studio specializing in digital multimedia, street art and toys, recently announced that it has chosen DRIVEN Public Relations, an international public relations firm based in Southern California, as its agency of record. Elite Gudz produces original creative content for such platforms as mobile applications, comic books, designer toys, apparel and for production under their own brand – as well as consulting in marketing, design and creative services.

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Two Stars of Indie Kids' Music Perform for Brooklyn Families in May


Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band May 1 at The Knitting Factory and Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could May 14 at Southpaw

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band Celebrating the release of a new CD, Oh, Lucky Day!

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The Pinnacle Companies and KABR Offer Unparalleled Value on Remaining Homes at Winthrop Court in Clifton, N.J.



The Pinnacle Companies and KABR.

Luxury Active-Adult Community is 75 Percent Sold Out with Limited Opportunities Remaining

The Pinnacle Companies, the region's premier developer of luxury homes and KABR, the highly regarded real estate investment group, announced today that 75 percent of its homes at Winthrop Court, a luxury condominium community for active adults in Clifton, N.J., have sold in just nine months.The Pinnacle Companies, which partnered with KABR Real Estate is now offering an incredible opportunity on the remaining 1,700 square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath, plus den condominiums, pricing them starting from under $300,000.

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BABY LOVES DISCO Superhero Tour Lands in Hackensack, Brooklyn and Manhattan


News Alert: Tot-sized Superheroes Take Over New York and New Jersey This Spring
Baby Loves Disco will host family dance parties at various venues in the NYC metro area this spring as part of the multi-city Superhero Tour.
Saturday, April 30, 1-4 pm - The Shops at Riverside (Level 2)
Hackensack, NJ. FREE admission with wristband. Obtain wristbands at H&M. Details: http://www.simon.com/mall/?id=1228

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Boaters Are Keeping Their Butts Out of the Water



A campaign to reduce cigarette litter at marinas is proving effective and looks to grow.

BoatUS Foundation Looks for More Marinas for 2011 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

Boaters are keeping their butts out of the water - and we’re not talking about the kind in swim trunks. The BoatUS Foundation reports that the 43 marinas that participated in its 2010 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program saw an amazing 63% average reduction in the amount of cigarette litter – which ultimately would have ended up in the water.

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IndiePix Announces IndiePix Unlimited: the Independent Film Subscription Streaming Site


Site opens for sign-ups April 19 with nearly 200 titles, growing to 500 by the end of the launch period
Los Angeles Times is the presenting Sponsor. Joining them as an Affiliate Launch Sponsor, is Filmmaker Magazine, and 13 other indie film sites and blogs

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Congressman Rothman Introduces Bill to Bring Justice to the People of Vieques


From 1941-2003, the Navy tested nearly every kind of munitions employed by the U.S. military, dropping millions of pounds of ordnance on Vieques

Today, Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ) is proud to introduce the Vieques Recovery and Development Act of 2011.
“The U.S. government must address the serious and disabling health care problems affecting the people of Vieques and this bill is the first step.

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Sam Waterston Joins HRC’s “New Yorkers for Marriage Equality Campaign


Law and Order Star Supports Equality for All New Yorkers

Sam Waterston, the long-time star of Law and Order, is the latest voice in the Human Rights Campaign – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization – “New Yorkers for Marriage Equality” campaign. In a new video, Waterston says, “Let’s make the system fair and end institutionalized bigotry.” The campaign, which raises the public profile of marriage equality in the Empire State, can be viewed online at www.hrc.org/NY4marriage .

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Khapra Beetle Interceptions Surpasses 2010 Numbers


Beetles considered one of the world’s most destructive pests

This calendar year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists have made 44 Khapra Beetle interceptions. This is more than the total interceptions in calendar year 2010. The interceptions were made in the passenger, air and sea cargo environment in nine CBP field offices, including San Francisco, New York, Houston and Chicago.

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Help For Quitting Smoking For The Uninsured And Those Receiving Medicaid


The Paramus Board of Health has announced that starting Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is launching an 8-week quit smoking campaign to offer free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) along with New Jersey Quitline counseling exclusively to the uninsured and individuals receiving Medicaid.
Individuals who would like to begin the process of quitting smoking and are uninsured or receiving Medicaid must call the New Jersey Quitline at 1-866-657-8677 to register and qualify for the free nicotine patches or gum (NRT).

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Dance Marathon to Benefit Children’s Aid and Family Services


Children’s Aid and Family Services is holding its first-ever dance marathon fundraising event on Saturday, April 30, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Bergen Community College gym, located at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus. Professional Fitness Consultants of Paramus, AEP Industries, Otterstedt Insurance, Craig D. Grant – Merrill Lynch, and United Water are sponsors. The agency is seeking individual dancers and teams to join the event, as well as additional sponsors, food donations and prizes.

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Rochelle Park Flooding


Heavy rains caused significant flooding in Rochelle Park Saturday April 16th into Sunday April 17th. The usual areas where flooding occurs, Berdan Street, Cedar Drive, El Dorado Court, Chestnut Street, and Forest Place, caused streets to become impassable. For a short time W. Passaic Street and Railroad Avenue had to be entirely closed, with traffic detoured to alternate routes. Emergency Management Coordinator, Pete Donatello, declared a state of emergency and several steps were taken.

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Paramus Volunteer Fire Departments Donate To the Blue Star Banner Project



Richard Laubsch, Larry Leib, Sean O'Reilly, Chris Hill, John Smith, Ray Aste, Craig Hopkins, and Tim Ferguson

The Paramus Volunteer Fire Department was the first to be recognized for their donation to the Blue Star Banner project honoring our military service men and women from Paramus on active duty.
Councilman Alan Brundage, Council Liaison to the Veterans Organizations presented The Blue Star Banner certificate of appreciation at the Mayor and Council public meeting Tuesday April 12, 2011.

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