By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 02:52 PM EDT
Former NFL Player, Roman Oben, Shares His Expertise of the College Recruitment Process with Student Athletes at the Ridgefield Community Center on September 9th at 7:00 pm
For student athletes and their families, the decision to participate in the college recruitment process can be very overwhelming. Student athletes must evaluate both their athletic and academic performance and take the necessary steps to ensure that they have a chance to pursue a collegiate athletic career. On September 9th, Former NFL player and NCSA Athletic Recruiting educational speaker, Roman Oben, will be in town to clear up the myths and misconceptions of the college recruitment process through the popular NCSA Athletic Recruiting seminar, “College Recruiting Simplified,” at the Ridgefield Community Center on September 9th at 7:00 pm.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 10:57 AM EDT
Each year the Center for Disease Control issues recommendations for flu vaccine in an effort to prevent the serious complications that can result from contracting influenza.
The Paramus Board of Health has announced that it will offer seasonal influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations to Senior Citizens 65 and over, and adults suffering from chronic illnesses, according to John Hopper, Borough Health Officer.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 10:55 AM EDT
As the National Hurricane Center has issued hurricane watches and warnings for parts of the Mid-Atlantic coast, Zurich, one of the leading property and casualty insurance providers globally and in North America, is offering businesses guidelines for actions that can be taken in the 24 hours before Hurricane Earl hits.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 10:51 AM EDT
Advancements Reward Experience, Broad Expertise
Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Robert Casagrande, Adam Citron, James Costanzo, Frank Kobola, Scott Lawliss and Matthew Turse have recently been promoted to associate vice president.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 10:50 AM EDT
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion of a 30,120-square-foot industrial lease transaction at 340 Stiles St. in Linden, N.J. NAI Hanson Vice President Barry J. Cohorsky represented the tenant, Total Freight Systems Corp, while Brittny Cantor in-house representative for the landlord, The Cantor Companies.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 10:47 AM EDT
New Business Caters to Boaters, Anglers
Boaters and anglers on Raystown Lake, PA, now have a reliable helping hand to call when their boats break down on the water. Captain Stephen Prosser, a thirty-year veteran of the boating industry, has opened TowBoatUS Raystown Lake which provides on-the-water assistance and tows back to launch ramps or marinas. The business is licensed by the Department of the Army to offer on-the-water towing and assistance services.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 10:38 AM EDT
Two-Day Pow.wow Brings Tribes Together in Paramus
Bergen Community College will offer a week-long opportunity to explore Native American culture, including a two-day intertribal Pow.wow, when the College presents its Native American Celebration “In the Spirit of Crazy Horse” from September 20 through Sept 25.
The Native American Traditional Intertribal Powwow will be open to the public as well as the College community. Starting at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, the pow.wow will feature children’s story telling, the Spirit of the Mountain Drummers and Singers, flutist Frank Menuson, Native American Dancers of the Eagle and the Condor. Falconer Jennifer Pena also will be on campus Thursday and Friday with wildlife display of eagles and birds of prey, along with the presenting of tribal colors and Native American craftspeople and vendors.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 10:35 AM EDT
Money Management International releases infographic about how kids learn about and spend money
Money Management International (MMI), the largest nonprofit credit counseling agency in the nation, has just released a new interactive infographic that visualizes how kids of different age ranges use and learn about money.
Following are statistics over three age groups (under 10, 10-14, and 15-18) as they relate to the infographic and tips on teaching those groups good money management skills.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 09:21 AM EDT
The wrath of hurricanes like Katrina and Ike spread deep into the nation’s midsection and affected millions of people. In preparation for more storms in the very near future, Bark Busters USA, the world’s largest dog training company, offers hurricane preparation and safety tips for your pet.
“The hurricane season brings a lot of stress for pets and pet owners alike,” says Greg Kleva, dog behavioral therapist and master trainer with Bark Busters. Kleva, who hosts ‘It’s A Dog’s Life’ on Martha Stewart Living Radio, Sirius XM satellite says, “Sometimes people get caught up in the chaos of the storm and forget to make preparations for their pets. However, following a few tips to make sure you have done everything you can, will help ensure the safety and well being of your pet.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 03 2010 @ 03:04 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 05:23 PM EDT
The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges residents and businesses along the U.S. coastline from North Carolina to Maine to take steps now to minimize potential wind and water damage from Hurricane Earl. On Monday, this powerful storm pummeled islands in the Caribbean tearing roofs off buildings and knocking down power lines and trees. As of Wednesday morning, Earl was a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale, with sustained winds of 125 mph. Forecasters expect the storm to continue gaining strength as it runs parallel to the U.S. eastern seaboard, potentially affecting states from North Carolina to Maine.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 04:10 PM EDT
Whether you’re trying to raise funds with a small PTA bake sale or a major college scholarship, it’s tougher and tougher to get potential donors to part with their dollars. How can charities compete in these rough economic waters? Gail Perry, a nationally recognized fundraising expert and author of “Fired Up Fundraising” says that if you want to be on donors’ short list of favorite charities, be sure you give them what they are looking for today.
Gail offers these four tips:
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 04:07 PM EDT
Hanna’s Rains — Not Surge — Damaged Hundreds of Boats
Four days before 2008’s Hurricane Hanna struck the South Carolina coast and ran up the eastern US seaboard, she was downgraded to a tropical storm. But that still didn’t stop the damage to hundreds of recreational boats deluged by the storm’s intense rains. And with Hurricane Earl now forecast on a parallel course just eastward of Hanna’s old track, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is again urging boaters from the Mid-Atlantic to New England to protect their vessels from the forecasted heavy precipitation.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 04:01 PM EDT
University of Haifa professor emeritus Dr. Marilyn Safir, widely considered the “mother” of Israel’s feminist movement and one of the world’s leading experts on women’s rights, will present her latest findings in a speech at Temple Sinai in Tenafly, NJ on Thursday, October 14. The event, “Women in Israel --- Is Equality a Myth?,” is co-sponsored by the American Society of the University of Haifa (ASUH), Temple Sinai of Bergen County’s Sisterhood and Renaissance Group, and the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 03:57 PM EDT
The New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (NJSPJ) will end a 15-month celebration of its 50th anniversary with a gala dinner on Tuesday, September 14, at the Crowne Plaza, Route 1, in Edison. The dinner, which will feature addresses by past chapter presidents, will begin at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails; there will be a cash bar.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 03:50 PM EDT
$3.99/lb. Ground Grass-fed Beef at all U.S. Whole Foods Market® Stores
All U.S. Whole Foods Market stores are offering ground grass-fed-and-finished beef for a special price of $3.99/lb on Friday, Sept. 3, just in time for Labor Day grilling.
Friday, Sept. 3, 2010
Your local Whole Foods Market meat department
Whole Foods Market – Paramus
300 Bergen Town Center
Paramus, NJ 07652
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 03:47 PM EDT
Additional Course Offerings Include Exercise and Art Programs
Back to school isn’t just for youngsters, teens and college students anymore. The arrival of September also marks “back to school” for area seniors who want to take advantage of free collegiate-level courses being offered at The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living. The senior community is kicking off its new series, The Teaching Company’s Great Courses, with “Ancient Egypt” in September. “This program is an extension of The Atrium’s life-long learning courses in the arts and history that have been offered to our residents and area seniors for many years,” said Mary Stampleman, ADC, Director of Therapeutic Recreation & Community Relations. “The Great Courses series allows us to bring prominent, engaging professors to our community, where we encourage adventures in learning at any age.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 02:28 PM EDT
ATTEMPTED RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY
On Monday August 30th at approximately 1:00 PM a resident of Rochelle Avenue reported a suspicious vehicle. Responding police officers spoke with the homeowner and discovered that the suspicious vehicle was actually a botched burglary attempt. The resident heard his interior garage door begin to open. He walked to the garage to investigate and found a black male party standing in his garage. The resident questioned the male, described as a black male wearing shorts and a t-shirt, with a large build and a shaved head. The male stated that he was looking for landscaping work and then abruptly fled in a Grey 2007 Nissan with California license plate 5XRL305. The vehicle was additionally reported to have damage to the rear. It is believed that this same person attempted to burglarize a home in Washington Township earlier in the day. Police urge residents to be on the lookout for this vehicle, and report this or any other suspicious vehicles and/or individuals. Anyone with information can contact the Rochelle Park Police Department at 201-843-1515.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 02:14 PM EDT
Sponsored by the Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center
Almost 80 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur at home and are witnessed by a family member. However, only 6.4 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims survive because the vast majority of those witnessing the arrest are people who do not know how to perform CPR. If more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved. To help county residents, Bergen Regional Medical Center is hosting a free public CPR class for county residents on Wednesday, September 15 from 6:30 p.m – 7:30 pm. Pre-registration is required, and participants can call 201.225.7141 to sign up.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 02:12 PM EDT
Deadline is This Friday, Sept. 3
Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is urging boaters, anglers and sailors in the Sunshine State to weigh-in on proposed changes by the National Park Service (NPS) concerning the anchoring and mooring of vessels in Biscayne National Park, Florida. The deadline for comments is September 3.