By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 08:01 PM EDT
Money Management International launches site to teach kids money skills
HOUSMoney Management International (MMI), the largest nonprofit credit counseling agency in the nation, has just launched a free new online resource to teach kids about good money management: MoneyBunny.com. On the site, children can explore the world of the Money Bunnies and jump-start their learning about wise financial choices.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 07:51 PM EDT
In Depth Descriptions Attached
Chick Corea Trio featuring Christian McBride and Brian Blade
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Richard Marx & Matt Scannell Pat Metheny
Friday, October 1, 2010 Friday, October 8, 2010
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 06:20 PM EDT
All eight Democratic members of the Assembly Education Committee today applauded the final passage of the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act in Congress, while underscoring the urgent need for New Jersey to apply for these funds in light of the drastic fiscal situation throughout the state.
“This is about putting our children and our families first,” said Education Committee Chair Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (D-Middlesex). “We should eagerly accept this money for what it is– a life preserver in a dire situation.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:32 PM EDT
This Labor Day, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar located at The Fashion Center in Paramus will pay tribute to working parents by “paying” for kids’ meals. Families who dine at Applebee’s anytime on Monday, September 6, will receive up to two free Kids’ Meals with each adult entrée purchase. The free meals are valid for children ages 12 and under, on any Applebee’s “Kids’ Menu” entrée, dine-in only.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:30 PM EDT
Children’s Aid and Family Services is presenting a free workshop, “The Adopted Child’s Journey: Questions Along the Way,” at its Family and Adoption Services Center, 148 Prospect Street, Ridgewood, NJ. It will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The workshop will address issues that often arise for adopted children, including school and peer concerns, as well as questions about identity and loss, and how parents can help children navigate through them. Based on the book Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Families Knew, by Sherrie Eldridge, the workshop will be led by Dana W. Fried, assistant director of the New Jersey Adoption Resource Clearing House (NJ ARCH) and Kinship Legal Guardianship Clearing House (KinKonnect), both programs of Children’s Aid and Family Services.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:25 PM EDT
Save 15 percent on purchases during the event; First 50 kids get a free backpack
This season, Lands’ End makes it easier for parents and kids to try before they buy with its largest ever selection of school uniform items in-store. On Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., take a field trip to the Lands’ End Shops at Sears to receive 15 percent off purchases and register a school into a drawing for a chance to win $1,000. The first 50 kids at the event will receive a free backpack. Lands’ End School Uniform experts will be available to answer parents’ questions.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:13 PM EDT
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month and Destination Maternity, home of the world’s leading maternity brands A Pea in the Pod® and Motherhood® Maternity, is hosting an event in celebration. On Saturday, August 21st from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, nursing moms and moms-to-be are invited to Destination Maternity, 65 E State Rte 4 in Paramus, for complimentary bra fittings, a chance to win* a Nursing Gift Basket from Lansinoh (valued at $250), light refreshments, and a breastfeeding class held in the Destination Maternity Learning Studio from 12-1pm. The class is taught by a Valley Hospital professional. Attendees can call (201) 843-5895 or visit www.destinationmaternity.com
for more information.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:10 PM EDT
Series Begins With Video on Creating More Functional Living Space
For more than 25 years, New Jersey homeowners have turned to Midland Park-based R&S Landscaping for their expertise in making the most of outdoor spaces. Thanks to the company's new series of video tutorials, this knowledge is now just a mouse click away. R&S Landscaping has announced a series of videos that will provide homeowners with valuable landscaping and gardening tips.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:05 PM EDT
Nigel Barker—fashion photographer, TV personality, humanitarian—has drawn upon twenty years of experience in the beauty business and fourteen seasons of judging on America’s Next Top Model, to give us NIGEL BARKER’S BEAUTY EQUATION (Abrams Image; September 2010; U.S. $19.95; Can. $23.95; ISBN: 978-0-8109-9642-7).
With NIGEL BARKER’S BEAUTY EQUATION, Nigel shares the formula for revealing inner beauty that will have readers looking great and feeling even better. Casting aside conventional rules (Be tall! Be skinny! Have flawless skin!), Nigel shares the elements that, when added together, equal true beauty: humor, honesty, and confidence, to name a few.
By Anonymous Friday, August 13 2010 @ 03:58 PM EDT
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Celebrating 75 Years
By Michael J. Astrue
Commissioner of Social Security
This month Social Security, the most successful domestic program in our nation’s history, celebrates its 75th anniversary.
On August 14, 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. With one pen stroke he laid the foundation of modern American social policy. Today, millions of retirees live in dignity thanks to their monthly Social Security benefit payment. Over the decades, Social Security expanded to not only protect against the risk of poverty in old age, but also the economic risk of career-ending disability and the premature death of a worker.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 03:54 PM EDT
With Limited Opportunities to Purchase Remaining, Buyer Interest at All-Time High
Many 55-and-better individuals like the idea of moving into an active-adult community, but aren’t sure if now is the right time to make a purchase. At Wanaque Reserve, a community of 755 turnkey condominium homes, developer Del Webb has announced an incentive that leaves no doubt: Now is the perfect time to buy a new home.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 03:51 PM EDT
50 Artists to Be Honored at Celebration of Newspaper’s 50th Anniversary
Dan’s Papers, a tradition in the Hamptons for a half century, is celebrating its Golden Anniversary with a Cocktail Party and Art Show, entitled
“Dan's Papers 50th Anniversary Celebration: 50 Years 50 Artists.” Dan’s Papers, founded by best-selling author Dan Rattiner in 1960 as the first free resort newspaper in the United States, has long been sought after not only for its unique content, but for its unique approach to covers: Original works by local artists featured in full cover.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 03:49 PM EDT
- Start-up chooses central location to position itself for growth -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion of a 6,800-square-foot industrial lease agreement at 115 Main Road in Montville, N.J. NAI Hanson Vice President Barry J. Cohorsky represented the lessee, Sentinel Management Services Corp. Woodmont Properties Main Rd., LLC was the landlord in this transaction and First Service Williams acted on their behalf.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 03:44 PM EDT
An incredible opportunity to mingle with approximately 25 PGA Tour players at a private home in Saddle River is still available. "A Green Carpet Affair," presented by Sentient Jet, is scheduled for Tuesday, August 24, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The evening’s activities include the chance to put with PGA TOUR professionals, a silent and live auction featuring one-of-a-kind adventures, well as lavish hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 03:36 PM EDT
During a reevaluation of life, Sangria in a Vodka bottle was born
Forever captivated by the stories behind successful entrepreneurs, native of Paramus, New Jersey, Gary Spivak utilized his past inspirations to turn his alcohol beverage idea into a reality. After months of formulation Sin Spirits came out with the first ever sangria flavored vodka, Vodgria. Vodgria is 30 proof sangria flavored vodka, available in a 750 ml glass bottle. Vodgria is distilled and packaged in Temperance, Michigan at Temperance Distilling Company, (http://www.temperancedistilling.com). Currently, Vodgria is being distributed in Illinois, and is set to hit shelves in Utah, South Dakota, Indiana, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Tennessee by September 2010.
By Post Thursday, August 12 2010 @ 07:17 PM EDT
PARAMUS, NJ-Care Plus Foundation will host its 3rd Annual Road to Wellness on October 10, 2010 at Darlington Park in Mahwah NJ. The event brings together all levels of cyclists and walkers for an enjoyable day of activity, live music, good food and fun to raise awareness of the positive link between mental wellness and physical activity. You’re sure to enjoy a beautiful fall day in the scenic hills of Northern New Jersey.
“We have a route for everyone – from the serious road warrior to the more casual rider and for those that prefer to walk. There’s even a Training Wheels & Trikes Rally for the littlest kids” said Christine Driscoll, Care Plus Foundation Executive Director.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 12 2010 @ 12:53 PM EDT
On Sunday, October 10th, 2010 we will hold our third annual "Walk for Wellness", a non-competitive 5K (3.1 miles) walk in Johnson Park in Piscataway NJ. We are walking to raise awareness about the stigma associated with mental illness, publicize the hope of recovery, and promote the importance of mental health for everyone in the community. All funds raised will be used to continue and enhance the advocacy, community education, training. and wellness and recovery services provided by MHANJ. Perhaps you are familiar with some of our services like the NJ MentalHealthCares HelpLine, the Peer Recovery WarmLine, Consumer Connections, the Mental Health Players and others. For information about all our services, visit the MHANJ website.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 12 2010 @ 11:51 AM EDT
In lieu of helmets, hoses, and axes, New Jersey’s bravest will instead don aprons, barbecue tongs, and basting brushes when they compete in Fairway’s Firefighters Food Face-Off, a grilling “throwdown” that will pit several of New Jersey’s firehouses against one another to prove which one’s barbecue is best, on Wednesday, August 18 at noon
in the parking lot behind Fairway’s Paramus store location, Fashion Center Mall on Route 17 in North Paramus, NJ. (RAIN OR SHINE)
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, August 11 2010 @ 05:41 PM EDT
The Day-long Event will take Place at the Famed Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus
The annual NAIOP NJ-Jeffrey J. Siegel Golf Classic is on tap for September 20 at the renowned Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus. The day-long event will be replete with lunch, a golf clinic, cocktail reception and networking buffet dinner. Ridgewood Country Club will host the prestigious Barclay's Golf Tournament featuring the world's top golf pros just three weeks before the NAIOP NJ-Jeffrey J. Siegel Golf Classic.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, August 11 2010 @ 05:10 PM EDT
The Angels of Hope Foundation, which benefits Women’s Health at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), has been chosen as the select charity of choice at this year’s PGA Tour Barclay’s FedEx Cup event. The Barclays FedEx Cup Golf Tournament will be held August 26 – 29 at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus.