By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 03:42 PM EDT
Rutgers University's Division of Continuing Studies (“DoCS”) and Higher Education, Resources and Opportunities for Exceptional Scholars (“HEROES”) today announced that they will award $2,700 in scholarships in conjunction with a Talent Search. The Talent Search is designed to identify exceptionally gifted middle school and high school students, recognize them for their exceptional academic aptitude and help them access academic opportunities designed for exceptionally able students.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 03:36 PM EDT
The Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center invites Bergen County residents to learn ways to get healthy and stay healthy during the Free Community Health Fair on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 03:31 PM EDT
Dr. J. Michael Adams, president of Fairleigh Dickinson University, and Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan, president of Bergen Community College
Classes will begin in January 2011 at Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst
Bergen Community College President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan and Fairleigh Dickinson University President Dr. J. Michael Adams signed an agreement of understanding that will allow students to receive a bachelor of arts degree in individualized studies and a master’s degree in Administrative Science at Fairleigh Dickinson University. As part of this agreement, students also may obtain a certificate in non-profit leadership through Fairleigh Dickinson.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 03:10 PM EDT
Tickets for the fifth annual Teaneck International Film Festival are on sale now in Cedar Lane stores: Animations (201.692.0060 / 475 Cedar Lane), Brier Rose Books (201.836.5500 / 450 Cedar Lane) and Teaneck General Store (201.530.5046 / 502A Cedar Lane) during regular business hours. Opening night tickets are $8, and all others are $5 if purchased in advance at the stores (until 4 p.m., November 19), online at www.teaneckfilmfestival.org, or by calling 800.838.3006. If available, tickets will be $7 at the venues – except for opening night - once the festival starts. Children 12 and under will be admitted free to appropriate films, thanks to a grant from the Puffin Foundation, but advance reservations are advised.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 03:07 PM EDT
For yourself or as a gift this holiday season. Personal or business. Eat Healthy!
Fun-d Raising in a whole new way! In a continuing effort to forward the good work it has done for the Teaneck community since its founding in 1929, the Rotary Club of Teaneck will be selling 20 pound cases of either Florida Fresh Navel Oranges or Pink Grapefruits at $20.00 per case. Full payment together with your name, address (including apartment number if applicable), phone number and e-mail address needs to be received no later than November 24th to: Rotary Club of Teaneck, PO Box 222, Teaneck, NJ 07666. Make checks payable to “Rotary Club of Teaneck”. Arrangements will be made for you to receive your Florida fresh citrus on or after Sunday, December 5th.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 03:04 PM EDT
Verismo Opera will present “Meet the Artists”, a fund-raising event, on Sunday, November 7, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m., at Giannone’s located at 55-2 River Walk Place in West New York, New Jersey. Admission of $25 per person is payable at the door. For more information about “Meet the Artists” and to RSVP, call 201-224-2809 or 201-430-3028.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 03:01 PM EDT
The Bergen County Corrections Division of the Sheriff's Office yesterday received high scores during a standards compliance inspection at the Bergen County Jail, which was conducted as part of the jail’s efforts to seek full accreditation by the American Correctional Association.
“I want to congratulate all of the staff on this milestone event in the Bergen County Jail’s history,” Sheriff Leo P. McGuire said.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 02:38 PM EDT
Gov. Officials from New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania to Weigh Benefits, Issues
Government officials from New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania will lead a conversation on shared services – inter-local agreements – at the Bergen Community College Institute for Public Policy’s second open forum: “Shared Services: Case Studies from Around the Nation Informing the New Jersey Discussion” on Friday, November 5 from 9:00-to-11:30 a.m. The event will take place in the Moses Family Meeting & Training Center at the College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus and is free and open to the public.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 02:36 PM EDT
--Move to Berkeley Heights One of Year’s Largest N.J. Leases--
In one of the largest 2010 New Jersey leases to date, Colliers International New Jersey has completed a long-term, 123,082-square-foot corporate headquarters relocation on behalf of Advanced Health Media, LLC (AHM) at 420 Mountain Avenue in Berkeley Heights, N.J. AHM, scheduled to take possession in mid-2011, will occupy the entire building.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 02:32 PM EDT
Signature at Garfield
Prospective Buyers Urged to Visit Bergen County Community of Stacked Townhomes
Since opening its newest community in New Jersey, Signature Place at Garfield, developer Centex has experienced an extreme amount of buyer interest from families in search of a convenient and fulfilling lifestyle. Centex today announced that it is offering fall incentives at the community of 184 stunning stacked townhomes, creating an unparalleled value proposition that combines attractive pricing with high quality craftsmanship and a prime location.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 02:25 PM EDT
Jones Lang LaSalle’s Q3 industrial report says that average asking rents and vacancy rates remain flat from Q2
Jones Lang LaSalle’s third quarter industrial market report found that, despite a 20 percent reduction in the number of industrial leasing transactions in the third quarter of 2010 compared with the same period in 2009, New Jersey’s industrial market is showing signs of stabilization.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 02:14 PM EDT
Working Out with Serena
Daily Exercise Classes, Educational Wellness Programs, Help Active Retirees Stay Fit
According to the National Institutes of Health, regular exercise can help older adults stay independent and fit – physically and mentally – in a number of ways. It can prevent or delay diabetes, heart conditions, and bone loss; reduce arthritis pain, anxiety, and depression; and lower seniors’ risks for conditions such as impaired memory, colon cancer, high blood pressure, and obesity.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 02:08 PM EDT
Simon Will Lead the Firm's Continued Growth in the State
Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that David Simon, SIOR, Chief Operating Officer, Principal, has been named Managing Principal of the firm's New Jersey operations, effective immediately. Mr. Simon will be based out of the firm's Teaneck, NJ office and will continue to rotate his time among the Teaneck, Somerset and Parsippany offices.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 02:02 PM EDT
“FUNKY MUSIC WITH A JEWISH TWIST”
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 28TH
1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
“Her stage name may sound as if it belonged on a jar of pasta sauce, but Mama Doni is an indisputably Jewish performer. Doni Zasloff Thomas in real life, she specializes in putting a Jewish spin on all kinds of musical styles, including reggae, rock, disco and Latin.” – The New York Times
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 01:33 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 01:09 PM EDT
Dr. Robin Brody, Dr. Lee Eisenberg, Pam Wiest, CRNA, Mae Carlson, RN, and Dr. Greg Lobel
A team of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center physicians and nurses provided essential medical care to needy children as part of a medical mission in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Led by Dr. Lee Eisenberg, Chief of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Englewood Hospital, the team attended to 150 pediatric patients and performed 47 surgeries during their one-week stay.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 01:07 PM EDT
(32nd LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT) – Assemblyman Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson) released the following statement Wednesday on Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to cancel plans to build a new commuter rail tunnel under the Hudson River:
“Thanks to Gov. Christie, we now have a $600 million hole-to-nowhere in my district. “That very expensive hole will now be a symbol of one of the worst decisions a governor has ever made. It’s incomprehensible.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 01:05 PM EDT
After Gov. Chris Christie’s announcement Wednesday that he was again pulling the plug on the single largest public works project in the country – constructing a second commuter rail tunnel under the Hudson River – Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee Chairman Albert Coutinho (D-Essex) issued the following statement:
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 01:02 PM EDT
Money Allocated for Utility Assistance Grants Not Yet Distributed
Assemblywomen Connie Wagner and Annette Quijano on Tuesday questioned why Gov. Christie and his administration has not yet distributed $25 million in grants that help families in need and seniors on fixed incomes with their utility bills.
The legislators issued the following statements:
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 29 2010 @ 01:00 PM EDT
Artistic and individual expression were recently explored in a greeting card craft class for residents of The Atrium, a senior residential community offering supportive services at The Allendale Community for Mature Living. Led by Bernadette Hicks (center, back row), Senior Social Club coordinator, the class encourages The Atrium’s active seniors to explore various artistic designs and develop personally written passages.