By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 02:49 PM EST
With approximately 8.6 million people suffering from smoking-related lung and heart diseases in the United States alone, it’s no secret that smoking leads to detrimental effects on a person’s health. To help increase public safety and encourage patients, visitors, staff and others to adopt a new, healthier lifestyle this coming New Year, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) is implementing a new campus-wide no smoking initiative that will prohibit smoking on hospital grounds.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 02:29 PM EST
- High-occupancy, multi-family building sells as investment asset for $3.6 million -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, is pleased to announce that it has brokered the $3.6 million sale of a 29,310-square-foot multi-family building at 37-47 High Street in Passaic, N.J. The New Jersey Private Client Group's Charles Berger, who secured the buyer, First Vice President Dean Marchi and Gehane Triarsi, along with Robert Pine, senior associate of brokerage services in CBRE's East Brunswick office, who secured the seller, worked diligently to bring this deal to fruition.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 01:20 PM EST
The New Jersey Hospital Association has made a clear and accurate case of how hospitals are being financially devastated by the diminishing flow of state and federal reimbursements and the recession-induced surge of patients without insurance seeking charity care. Eighteen hospitals have closed in New Jersey since 2000. Forty-three percent of NJHA member institutions laid off employees, 28 percent eliminated vacant positions, yet the service and treatment demands of the uninsured or charity care rose 82 percent, according to the NJHA reports.
By Jessica Panicucci Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 01:16 PM EST
President of Full-Service Landscape/Hardscape Firm Recognized for Contributions in Design/Build/Installation Category
ALLENDALE, N.J., December 23, 2010 – Mark Borst, founder and president of Borst Landscape & Design in Allendale, New Jersey, has been honored as a Trailblazer by The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). This is the second time Borst or his company has been recognized by PLANET for excellence in the landscape industry. Borst, who is also a PLANET Landscape Industry Certified Technician, is one of only three landscape professionals nationwide to earn the Trailblazer designation in the Design/Build/Installation category. He recently received the Trailblazer award at PLANET’s Green Industry Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 01:14 PM EST
Where do you start when trying to find the best pizza in your local area? In the past year, “The Pizza Expert” ate his way through 25 states, tried his favorite recipes that included a Grandma and Upside Down pizza, and reviewed over 500 pizza restaurants, all in the search of finding the best pizza. This year, WorstPizza.com, the ultimate resource for pizza reviews and recipes, highlights their first top 10 list of pizza parlors in the U.S for 2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 01:07 PM EST
Attend the Interior Design Open House, January 18, 2011
Learn how to start up a design firm, develop a company logo and discover marketing skills that enable individuals to reach out to perspective clients through the Interior Design Certificate Program offered through Bergen Community College’s Division of Continuing Education. The College will host an Open House on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the Moses Family Meeting and Training Center on the main campus in Paramus. The event is free and open to the public.
By Chris Ross Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 08:12 AM EST
Stacey Chiang wrote in, saying she loves going to Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes (the name of the company's restaurants outside Southern California). She's especially fond of the Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup but can only get it one month a year, during the chain's Lemon Month in April. She asked us to get the recipe, so that she can have the soup year-round.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 06:25 AM EST
By Press Release Wednesday, December 22 2010 @ 03:44 PM EST
The Garden Club of Harrington Park's Holiday "Make-it & Take-it" was a festive and fun evening for all!
Garden Club President Gerri Gibney, all decked out in colonial garb, guided the enthusiastic crafters in making Williamsburg-style swags, centerpieces and wreaths, while recounting background on the colonists' traditions and customs.
By Connie Schultz Wednesday, December 22 2010 @ 03:41 AM EST
Last week, as millions of Americans toiled, Republican senators complained about having to work so close to Christmas.
"Disrespecting one of the two holiest of holidays for Christians," Sen. Jon Kyl boomed.
"Sacrilegious," Sen. Jim DeMint thundered.
By Michelle Malkin Wednesday, December 22 2010 @ 03:01 AM EST
When bureaucrats talk about increasing our "access" to x, y or z, what they're really talking about is increasing exponentially their control over our lives. As it is with the government health care takeover, so it is with the newly approved government plan to "increase" Internet "access." Call it Webcare.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 21 2010 @ 02:47 PM EST
Untreated hypertension may lead to heart attack or stroke. Even without noticeable symptoms, unsuspecting victims of high blood pressure may experience significant health effects. Paramus Health Officer, John Hopper reminds us that because hypertension can be treated, early detection is necessary for good management. Healthy eating and daily physical activity can have beneficial results. For that reason, Paramus residents will be offered several opportunities in January to have their blood pressure checked by the Borough nurses.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 21 2010 @ 02:26 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, December 20 2010 @ 08:28 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, December 20 2010 @ 07:25 AM EST
SCORE Bergen offers free, in person, business counseling to entrepreneurs who are looking to start up a small business or have the need to grow their existing business. It is a part of SCORE National which is a non-profit business counseling organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE Bergen has 47 experienced business executives who volunteer their time to help small businesses form and grow. Their backgrounds encompass Accounting, Financing, Marketing, Manufacturing, Operations, Legal, Sales and General Management. Score counselors can help solve business problems or direct clients to outside resources.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 07:22 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 05:44 PM EST
Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who was a co-sponsor of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act (S. 2847), which was signed into law by President Obama this week, released the following statement:
Loud and disruptive television ads have been a regular concern conveyed to me by my constituents since I came to the U.S. House of Representatives. These complaints are in addition to the consistent grievances filed by consumers to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the past fifty years
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 03:16 PM EST
Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson join forces, plan ‘Jersey Road Trip’
If you want to trade in your car, boat, motorcycle or RV in return for the satisfaction of making a donation to the work of Habitat for Humanity International, four Habitat affiliates in Northern New Jersey have a special deal for you. Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson have been awarded a matching donation grant of up to $100,000 from Habitat’s Cars for Homes program. This means that the cash value of vehicles donated to these affiliates between Nov. 1, 2010, and June 30, 2011, will be matched with donations from Habitat for Humanity International.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 03:04 PM EST
New Luxury Development in Downtown Princeton Urges Buyers To Choose Prime Units Now
The Residences at Palmer Square, the new luxury development situated in the heart of downtown Princeton, N.J., announced today that it has welcomed its first residents to the stunning townhome and condominium community.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:50 PM EST
“Be careful where you click” is the warning PC Tools issued throughout 2010 to drive consumers’ online safety and protection. This message is more important than ever following Google’s recent study of the year’s top searches in their “Zeitgeist 2010: How the world searched” report.
PC Tools has identified the 7 most memorable cybercrime incidents associated with them, as we look back on how these top searched terms made cyber security headlines. Listed below are the highlights from PC Tools of this year’s most astonishing cybercrime activities; ranging from small-scale pranks to security breaches of global impact: