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The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Sunday, November 19 2017 @ 07:24 PM EST
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Sunday, November 19 2017 @ 07:24 PM EST
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

Read a Book, Change a Life

Connie Schultz
It's hotter than Dante's nine rings of hell outside.
Crank up the fans, and pass the pile of books.
Most of us have triggers for childhood memories. These dog days of summer do it for me.
During the precious weeks of summer vacation, I'd pedal my bike back and forth to the library in a continuous cycle of return and borrow. I can still see skinny 10-year-old me, left foot dangling over the back of the porch swing, right foot pushing against the dusty floorboards as I floated in midair, immersed in the adventures of other people's lives.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation Announces Winner Of Miley Cyrus Meet-And-Greet As Part Of Listen Carefully Campaign

Contest Winner Lisa Sobek, from Belleville, New Jersey, and 12-Year-Old Daughter, Samantha are Treated to Trip to Minneapolis for Star-Studded So The World May Hear Annual Gala

The Starkey Hearing Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of its Listen Carefully Sweepstakes launched earlier this year. Based a random selection from among thousands of entries received, Lisa Sobek, mother of 12-year-old Miley Cyrus fan, Samantha Sobek, from Belleville, New Jersey, will be flown to Minneapolis later this month for a sound check and meet-and-greet with Miley, and a seat at the Foundation’s annual celebrity attended gala dinner.

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The Grammy Award Winning Unique Genre-Bending Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC

The mega-talented Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers will be performing live at the Bergen Performing Arts Centers on September 30 at 8 p.m.  Favorite songs include “End of the Innocence,” “Mandolin Rain,” “The Way It Is,” “Every Little Kiss” and “Jacobs Ladder.”

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Don’t Let This Happen To You

Robert Half Reveals Real-Life Examples of Interviews Gone Awry; Launches New Website, Video Series

There are many ways to stand out in a job interview, but bringing an exotic bird instead of a briefcase to the meeting probably isn’t the best option. Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, frequently conducts surveys of hiring managers and workers, asking them to recount the biggest interview blunders they’ve witnessed or heard of. The following examples represent the most memorable mistakes collected from these polls over the years:

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U.S. Senator Robert Menendez Congratulates New Ridgewood Firefighters

Three new hires were made possible with a SAFER grant; a federal funding program that allows for the hiring of first responders

Three new firefighters were sworn-in to the Ridgewood Fire Department. These new hires were made possible by the FEMA Safety for Adequate Fire and Emergency (SAFER) program, which has provided over $56 million in federal funding for towns throughout New Jersey that were successful in competing for this grant.  In Ridgewood, this translates to funding of $349,031.

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Wagner: Shoddy Mvc Service Under Christie Unacceptable: New Jerseyans Wasting Valuable Time Under Christie’s Watch

Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) released the following statement Wednesday on continued shoddy customer service by the Motor Vehicle Commission under Gov. Chris Christie:

“It’s appalling that Gov. Christie has taken one of the remarkable success stories in recent New Jersey government history and essentially trashed it in 18 months.

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Boaters Stand to Lose Critical GPS Navigational Aid

Voice Your Opinion: Comment Period Closes July 30
As a result of a proposal by a private company to use radio frequency bandwidth right next to the existing GPS radio bandwidth, the future reliability of the GPS system across the United States is now in question. The nation’s largest recreational boaters group, BoatUS, says boaters could have a hard time avoiding treacherous shoals or simply finding their way home if GPS signals are interfered with, and is urging boaters to speak out during a 30-day comment period.

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Customs and Border Protection Officers within the Port Of New York/Newark seize 261,000 Counterfeit Cigarette Lighters

Partner agencies continue to ensure safety of consumer goods

As part of a multi-agency national operation initiated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Import Safety Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center (CTAC), 261,000 cigarette lighters, valued at approximately $135,000, were seized June 13 for missing the required child-safety mechanism. In March 2011, CBP officers, in partnership with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) compliance investigator, examined a targeted shipment of cigarette lighters from France.  CPSC evaluated a sample of the shipment and later determined it to be in violation of the Safety Standard for Cigarette Lighters requiring cigarette lighters to be fitted with a child-resistant mechanism in order to protect children from injury.

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Del Webb Communities to 'Cook for a Cause' on July 23

Active-Adult Communities to Take Part in Event That Will Raise Funds for Susan G. Komen For The Cure

Developer Del Webb, a brand of PulteGroup and the nation's leading builder of homes for active adults, has announced that it will partner with KitchenAid® and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to take part in this year's 1,000 Cooks for the Cure.  Del Webb communities throughout the country will participate is this event designed to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness of the disease.

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NRMLA Applauds Appointment Of Galante As Acting FHA Commissioner

– National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association applauds the announcement today by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan that Carol Galante has been designated by President Barack Obama as the Acting FHA Commissioner and Assistant Secretary of Housing. Galante assumes the new post after serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for MultiFamily Housing since March of 2009.  She came to the department with an impressive 22 year background with BRIDGE Housing in San Francisco, a non-profit company that is the largest developer of affordable housing in California. Galante served as President and CEO of BRIDGE since 1996.

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Senator Bob Gordon (D-Bergen) Issued The Following Statement After Concluding The July 12th Senate Voting Session:

"There is no doubt that the past few weeks have been trying for the middle class Bergen County communities and families Democrats have committed to defend. They have seen the promise of full funding for their schools cut, and life-saving programs slashed. While our Republican colleagues stood shoulder to shoulder with the governor, having a gun placed to their heads to vote time and again to uphold his narrow-minded budget cuts, Democrats spoke with one voice that we can do and deserve better.

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Michael Wildes to Serve as Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Michael Wildes, will join the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City as Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law this fall. Michael's course will focus on the current legal developments affecting immigration practice, naturalization and the nationality laws of the United States.

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What’s In Store For Creative Professionals?

Research From The Creative Group Highlights Key Trends Shaping Marketing and Design Fields

For those in the creative fields, anticipating and adapting to change -- from the tools they’re using at work to the people they’re interacting with to the audiences they’re targeting -- has become part and parcel of the job. A new research guide, The Creative Team of the Future, explores key trends shaping the marketing and design fields, and how industry professionals can prepare for and capitalize on upcoming changes.

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High-quality MLOC Series capacitors ideal for RF power amplifiers, filter networks, & MRI system applications...

[media:20110724192213695 width:200]AVX Develops High Q, Low ESR Multilayer Organic RF Capacitor
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed an 0603 case size surface mount capacitor capable of supporting frequencies from 700 MHz to well above 5 GHz.  Designated the MLOC Series, the advanced organic RF capacitors maintain high Q and high self resonance while providing low ESR values at high frequencies.  The capacitors, based on AVX's patented multilayer low loss organic (MLO) technology, are polymer-based organic capacitors that use high-conductivity copper interconnects in a multilayer fashion.

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Mayor And Council Meeting 7-19-2011

Paramus Mayor Council Meeting 7-19-11
Other than politics, the illness of Eileen McDowell, beloved Director at the Joseph Cipolla Senior Center, was the hot topic. Eileen took sick and with what little information was available, it was thought that she had a stroke. Later information disproved that and it is hoped that Eileen will be back to work in a week or so. Another hot topic, requiring asbestos pants, was the discussion about the Borough Administrator’s use of a Borough vehicle.

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The Paramus Bandshell Concert Presents Joey Armino And The Family

Joey Armino And The Family
The Sixties came alive tonight at the Band Shell in back of the Paramus Library.  Joey Armino and The Family presented a musical program that entertained, for over an hour and a half, a large crowd of residents and neighbors.  Three couples also danced offside to the toe tapping music. What was unique was that members of the band came out before the scheduled time and played for the assembling audience.

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