By Paramus Post Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 09:17 PM EDT
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Sept. 15, 2009 – Hunter Douglas, Inc., the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window fashions, was named one of New Jersey’s “Top 100 Private Companies” in the August 24 issue of the influential business journal NJBIZ. In fact, the company was among the top 25 in the annual listing, which ranks companies by revenue.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 02:37 PM EDT
What do we all try to do best these days? Even when it comes to what we wear? Multitask! Given the state of the economy, we're all trying to do more with what we already have and what we invest in for our wardrobe. Fall 2009 menswear is a study in what's smart, enduring and functional.
By Paramus Post Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 02:16 PM EDT
A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts’ 24th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday, October 3rd
Crafters of all ages are invited to join in the festivities at A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Paramus Place, Paramus, NJ, on Saturday, October 3rd in celebration of the company’s 24th anniversary. Events begin at 11 a.m. with delicious birthday cake, followed by a Pumpkin Decorating Make & Take from 1-3 pm. Purchase a carvable pumpkin and decorate it at the store for free! From 3-5 p.m. there’s a free Papercrafting and Scrapbooking Tool Time Make & Take. Drawings for free classes, birthday parties, and gift cards will take place throughout the day.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 08:06 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:51 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) said Wednesday that she is sponsoring legislation to establish a task force to evaluate the feasibility of implementing green building technology throughout New Jersey.
"The findings would complement the strong efforts by Governor Corzine and legislative Democrats to ensure New Jersey remains a leader in the clean energy industry," Vainieri Huttle said.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:49 PM EDT
Date: Wed. October 7th and 14th at 7:00 PM
Event: Join us with your knitting, crocheting or other handwork for our “Knit-In.”
Date: Thursday, October 8th at 1:30 PM
Event: The Afternoon Book Discussion Group will meet and discuss The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss.
Date: Thursday, October 8th at 7:30 PM
Event: Author Nilsa Jorge reads from her book Los Refranes Di Mi Madre (Sayings of My Mother) to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Date: Sat. Oct. 10th at 2:00 PM
Event: You won't want to miss this launch event for the Lego Star Wars: Visual Dictionary. Join us for character visits, poster, postcard packs, activity sheets, buttons and tote bag giveaways (while supplies last).
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:47 PM EDT
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, announced today that select Barnes & Noble stores will host special events for National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating Hispanic heritage
and culture from September 15 through October 15. Store events will include bilingual Storytimes, bookfairs, author signings, and panel discussions.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:41 PM EDT
A World of Culture and Conversation - from Shakespeare to Modern Love and More - Enroll Today
This fall, Bergen Community College will expand its Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) program, adding more than a dozen new courses for adults age 55 and older. An affiliate of Elderhostel, Inc – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing learning opportunities to adults – Bergen’s ILR program offers short, college-level educational and personal enrichment courses for adults.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:36 PM EDT
Sales Stimulated by One-Year of Free Maintenance and $8,000 First-Time Buyer Tax Incentive
The Residences at Dixon Mills, downtown Jersey City’s leading condominium community for today’s savvy buyers, has achieved a remarkable sales velocity that far exceeds the norms of the regional residential marketplace during these challenging economic times. Dixon Mills has signed an astounding 18 contracts in the month of August alone, far surpassing the sales marks of all other luxury condominiums on New Jersey’s Gold Coast.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:07 PM EDT
Stress Relieving Exercise Class Open to the Public
As a special addition to the Well by Design™ fitness program offered at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, residents and guests can enjoy a unique Conductorcise class, which features the music and movement experienced by musical conductors. The class, led by famed conductor David Dworkin, will begin at 10:30 a.m. and is free and open to the public. While visiting Heritage Pointe, Dworkin will provide an in-service training program for staff members to become certified Conductorcise instructors. The class will then be incorporated into the regular Well by Design program offerings.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:03 PM EDT
Ray Venezia – Fairway's Meat Director
RAY VENEZIA – FAIRWAY’S MEAT DIRECTOR – BRINGING BACK THE TRADITIONAL BUTCHER SHOP WITH A MODERN SPIN TO THE SUPERMARKET
Fairway’s own Ray Venezia lives and breathes beef, poultry, pork and game. Whether aged, organic, kosher or traditionally butchered, Ray knows the absolute best source for highest quality and negotiates the undeniably lowest price for Fairway customers.“When it is most important to have the finest Kosher meats to serve family and friends, that’s when Fairway lowers its prices,” said Venezia, a third generation butcher, who oversees all meat departments in the five Fairway stores. “All our meats are under the strict Supervision of Rabbi Avrohom Marmorstein and you’d be hard pressed to find better chicken, brisket, silver tip roasts or ribeye steaks anywhere else.”
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:51 PM EDT
Sometimes, it is not as simple as just “dealing with it.”
On Tuesday, September 23, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road, Paramus), the College’s Wellness Center will present “Coping 101,” an event on developing positive mechanisms for managing stress. The Bergen County Department of Health Services, the Bergen County Mental Health Task Force of CHIP and the Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma sponsor Coping 101.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:41 PM EDT
Homes Starting in the High $300,000's
(September 9, 2009) - American Properties Realty's luxury single family community, Heritage's Single Family Classics, will host a grand opening on Sept. 19th and 20th in the Burlington County Township of Chesterfield, N.J. This highly anticipated Grand Opening event gives attendees the opportunity to tour Single Family Classics home-site locations, as well as the community's award winning, neo-traditional village.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:36 PM EDT
Area Residents Will Learn Important Tips on Environmentally-Safe Ways to Cultivate Lawns and Gardens
Mark Borst, president of Borst Landscape and Design, an award-winning landscaping firm in Allendale, will present valuable tips on organic lawn and garden care at the Montvale Library, 12 Mercedes Drive in Montvale on Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:32 PM EDT
I read a recent Reuters article regarding Glenn Close being honored at the SAMHSA ‘s Voice Awards. I volunteer for an organization and it’s CFO Chief Friendship Officer Drew Horn from the Turn a Frown Around Foundation and the documentary by Robert DeNiro Tribeca filmmaker’s project, Sheryll Franko “Crazy Enough To Care” has been given an invitation and honorable mention for the event in Hollywood CA!
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:26 PM EDT
Ron Subramaniam, Brittany Wright and Yoel Weisshaus
Three Bergen Community College students will be making an impact on funding for higher education programs in New Jersey. Ron Subramaniam of Teaneck was recently elected to serve as the Chairperson for the 2009-2010 Student Advisory Committee for the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. Yoel Weisshaus, also of Teaneck, and Brittany Wright of Waldwick were appointed to the committee. The students will be working with key decision makers to share their views on financial aid programs for higher education.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 12:45 PM EDT
Continuing Education Courses Discuss Functions of Public Sector
A seven-course program on local government designed for those working in the public sector or ordinary citizens interested in learning more about the nuts and bolts of how government works is being offered by Bergen Community College.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 12:38 PM EDT
Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus will sponsor a pasta buffet benefit in their hall at 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ 07676 on Sunday, October 18, 2009 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Proceeds will go to Several Sources Shelters, Inc. The menu will include pasta, meatballs, sausage and salad. Soda will be free and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are priced at $20 per individual, no charge for tots younger than 5, with a $50 family cap for parents and their minor children
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 12:28 PM EDT
- Marks 2nd relocation transaction completed by CBRE at this property within the past 6 months -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's leading commercial real estate brokerage firm, is pleased to announce the recent completion of a 10,830-square-foot lease relocation at 6 Campus Drive in Parsippany, N.J. CB Richard Ellis' Tom Mallaney, fist vice president, represented the tenant, CHA, a national full-service engineering and design firm, in this transaction. Currently located at 2001 Route 46 in Parsippany, CHA will be relocating its regional office and operations on December 1st, 2009 to the Mack-Cali Business Center at 6 Campus Drive and will occupy 10,830 square feet of space within the 150,000 square foot facility.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 11:38 AM EDT
Area Hotels and Merchants Team Up and Invite Travelers to Experience Santa Monica's "Never-Ending" Summertime Spirit With a Third Night Free and Complimentary Attraction Package
Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer yet, Santa Monica announced today the extension of its popular Sun, Sea, Save visitors package through Dec. 31, 2009. For the remainder of 2009, travelers will be able to take advantage of a 3rd night free and a variety of free attraction passes when booking from participating Santa Monica hotels.