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Monday, July 24 2017 @ 04:32 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Monday, July 24 2017 @ 04:32 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

More “Lost” Boaters Found with BoatUS Towing App - Over 36,000 Boaters Have Downloaded to Date


It was every boater’s bad ending to the weekend. On a late Sunday afternoon two weeks ago, a 21-foot bowrider with two persons aboard broke down on a foggy bay off the New Jersey coast. Unfortunately, the small vessel did not have a VHF radio or a chart plotter showing their precise location. But the captain and mate did have a cell phone with them, so they called the BoatUS Towing Services 24-hour dispatch center for assistance (800-391-4869).

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Former Congressman Harold Ford Announces Change of Heart on Marriage Equality


Harold Ford, Jr., the former congressman from Tennessee and now a New York resident, has filmed a video with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, for the group’s New Yorkers for Marriage Equality campaign. In the video, Congressman Ford states, “I’m proud to say my views on this issue of marriage equality have changed. I've listened and I've learned.” The campaign, which raises the public profile of marriage equality in New York, can be viewed online at www.hrc.org/NY4marriage.
"We are grateful to Harold Ford, Jr. for his leadership,” said Brian Ellner, HRC’s Senior Strategist in New York. “He represents the many New Yorkers who have 'listened’ and ‘learned' and realize it's time to pass marriage equality."

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A Night of Good Vibrations When “America’s Band” Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees The Beach Boys


Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC

Rock and roll icons, The Beach Boys, will be performing their greatest hits live at the Bergen Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, August 17 at 8 p.m. The group will bring their smash hits such as “Surfin’ Safari”, “Surfin’ USA”, “Little Saint Nick”, “Surfer Girl”, “Good Vibrations”, “Barbara Ann” and “California Girls” to the stage.

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Moonachie & Oakland Tobacconists Accepted Into Premium Cigar Association


. Manuel Alvarez, a professional tobacconist with Dos Café at 99 Grand Street in Moonachie, New Jersey has qualified for membership in the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR). Peter Quercia, a professional with Pro Pack, Inc. of 5 Fir Court in Oakland, New Jersey has qualified for membership in the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR).

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Care Plus Work Force Solutions Offers 15% Off Laundry Services, Imaging and Printing Supplies, Janitorial Services


As a nonprofit, Care Plus Workforce Solutions (CPWS) adds the unique dimension of "social enterprise" to every facet of their business. Their workforce is comprised largely of disadvantaged community members who have been given the opportunity to turn their lives around with meaningful employment.

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New York Giants Great Michael Strahan Supports Marriage Equality


Michael Strahan, the record setting former defensive end of the New York Giants, has filmed a video with his fiancée for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, as part of the group’s New Yorkers for Marriage Equality campaign. In the video, the Strahan feels “it’s unfair to keep committed couples from getting married.” The campaign, which raises the public profile of marriage equality in New York, can be viewed online at www.hrc.org/NY4marriage .

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"Shut Your Eyes Tight"


When his debut thriller THINK OF A NUMBER was released last summer, John Verdon was lauded as a new and rising star. The best in the field—from David Baldacci and Nelson DeMille to Tess Gerritsen and Joseph Finder—praised the novel for its incredibly clever plot and authentically nuanced characters. The sentiment was shared by critics at the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, Houston Chronicle, Portland Oregonian, and the New York Times who even compared Verdon’s protagonist, Dave Gurney, to literature’s best-known detective, Sherlock Holmes. Overseas, the excitement for THINK OF A NUMBER reached incredible proportions; over twenty countries purchased rights to the debut for well over $1 million in international sales and it would go on to appear on several foreign bestseller lists.

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Ed Kelley Named Editor of The Washington Times: New Editor 1996 National Editor of the Year Award Winner


The Washington Times has chosen Ed Kelley as its new Editor, effective July 1st, 2011. Kelley will provide editorial leadership for the news, as well as opinion content for Washington Times Media. He will also play a key role in building the company’s presence as a multi-media news organization. By implementing a coordinated content strategy, including investigative reporting and exclusive opinions in print, digital, mobile, and broadcast, Kelley will guide The Washington Times to take advantage of its significant market opportunity in today’s national media landscape.
Kelley comes to The Washington Times from The Oklahoman in Oklahoma City, where he was the Editor. Since joining The Oklahoman in 1975, Kelley has held virtually every key editor position, including four years in the nation’s capital as Washington Correspondent/Bureau Chief.
In 1996, Kelley was awarded the Editor of the Year Award by the National Press Foundation for leadership of The Oklahoman’s coverage of the bombing at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.

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Congressman Rothman’s Statement on the Occasion of Pride Month 2011


Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ) released the following statement:
This month I join with millions of Americans to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. This month marks the 42nd Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots which sparked the modern LGBT movement in New York City on June 28, 1969. At the time, police raids on bars catering to LGBT patrons were common, but that night, the patrons of the Stonewall Inn fought back heroically. The response of the Stonewall patrons ignited a national firestorm of activism that brought new visibility to the struggle for LGBT equality and continues to fuel the movement today

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Top Gun Instructor Who Advised Tom Cruise (And Actually Pulled Off the Stunts) Tells ALL in High-Flying Memoir


Summer 2011 marks the 25th Anniversary of the movie Top Gun, and for those of us who watched its premier, we can remember fantasizing about flying an F-16 with Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer and Tom Skerritt. But Dave “Bio” Baranek didn’t have to fantasize, he actually performed the deadly aerial maneuvers that made “Maverick,” “Iceman” and “Viper” household names.

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The Residences at Dixon Mills Begins Next Phase of Enhancements to Common Areas


Lobby and Hallway Renovations Bring New Level of Sophistication to Premier Lifestyle Community

Building on its heritage of creativity and inventiveness, The Residences at Dixon Mills, Jersey City's premier historic condominium community, has announced that renovations have begun to enhance the interior public spaces of the community, located in the Van Vorst Park section of the city.

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New Jersey Winemakers Invited to Compete at State Fair Wine Competition


Contest to be Held at State Fair Meadowlands – Bottle Submissions Start on June 24, Opening Night

The North Jersey Italian American Foundation (NJIAF) will hold its first annual State Fair Wine Competition at State Fair Meadowlands this year. The competition is open to both professional and amateur winemakers, and will run from June 24 through July 8, with an awards ceremony on July 10, the final day of the fair. The event is a fundraiser for The First Cerebral Palsy Center of New Jersey and the Belleville/Nutley Columbus Day Parade organization.

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The EnOcean Alliance Grows to 200 Member Companies


Intelligent Green Building Consortium Continues Rapid Growth Three Years After Its Founding

The EnOcean Alliance announced today it has signed up its 200th member company, NanoSense. NanoSense develops products using EnOcean and KNX technologies that regulate and optimize air quality inside buildings. Created in April 2008 by Distech Controls, EnOcean, Masco, MK Electric, Omnio and Thermokon, the EnOcean Alliance now counts 200 member companies from 20 different countries. Collectively, Alliance members support 750 interoperable products deployed in over 200,000 buildings worldwide that use energy harvesting wireless technology designed for building automation systems. Other Alliance members include General Electric, Siemens, Masco, Leviton, Honeywell and Texas Instruments.

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NAI Hanson Markets Luxury Office Condominium Portfolio


-Located in Raritan, N.J. Project Features New Construction -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce that the firm was named to exclusively market a trio of luxury buildings in Raritan, N.J. NAI James E. Hanson Senior Vice President Thomas W. Ryan and Vice President Sig Schorr were contracted to market the site by owner Neil Gold of Cedar Grove Shopping Center, LLC.

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In Memory Of Dr. Viswanathan Rajaraman


As you know, last Sunday, on June 19, we all lost a very passionate, caring and devoted researcher and clinician at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Viswanathan Rajaraman and his wife passed away following a tragic accident. On behalf of all his colleagues and our entire staff, we extend our heartfelt thoughts and condolences to their daughter Kaavya Viswanathan, his family members and friends as well as to his patients, all of whom will miss him greatly.

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Sophie Stone Returns From Burma; Attends Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club


Sophie Stone Returns From Burma; Attends Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club
Co-Publisher Sophie Stone returned recently from a three week visit to Burma/Myanmar. After a bout with jet lag, she attended the Tuesday morning meeting of the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club and brought back some goodies. Not only did she have little dolls for the members, but also a beautiful Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club banner with gold letters on a black velvet cloth. This sets the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club as a distinctive trendsetter.

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Three Democrat Musketeers Hit The Campaign Trail


Three Democrat Musketeers Hit The Campaign Trail
Senator Bob Gordon, Assemblywoman Connie Wagner and Assemblyman Candidate Mayor Tim Eustace hit the campaign trail Wednesday night starting with a Beefsteak dinner. Catered by the Brownstone (Paterson) and held at the Paramus Elks, several hundred people had their appetites satiated. Music and emcee services provided by DJ Pat Verile helped set the mood.

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Curtain Call Award Honors High School Opera Talent


[media:20110624072506318]June 22, 2011—The 2011 Curtain Call Award was presented to Montgomery, New Jersey High School junior Katherine Crabill on Saturday evening, June 4, at the John J. Cali School of Music on the Montclair State University campus. Established last year by Montclair State University and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, the Curtain Call Award recognizes the achievements of New Jersey high school juniors and seniors who demonstrate musical talent through opera.

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Break The Atmosphere Coming to Victor’s Maywood Inn


[media:20110624072018940]Break The Atmosphere, a local rock band whose members are all currently music majors at New Jersey City University, will be appearing Thursday, June 30, at Victor’s Maywood Inn. The first set starts at 9:30 P.M. There is no cover charge.

The group—David Ricco on bass and backup vocals, Edgar “Jon Jon” Caparas on drums, Will Flaim on rhythm guitar and lead vocals, and Michael Carleo on lead guitar and backup vocals—covers everyone from Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles, and Bill Withers to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cee Lo Green, and the John Mayer Trio.

Victor’s Maywood Inn is located at 122 W. Pleasant Ave., Maywood.

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