By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 05:48 AM EDT
Please note that I have spoken with our Police Chief who has confirmed the likelihood that Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi will in fact be staying at the Libyan Mission property within our city limits.
Construction for his arrival is well funded and underway. I have been assured by our Zoning Officer and Code Enforcement Official that the Mission is in full compliance with all paperwork and is being judiciously monitored.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 04:30 AM EDT
Our toilets and sewer systems are the perfect "pathogen-dispersal systems," according to Sunita Narain of the Centre for Science and Environment, in India. "We take a small amount of contaminated material and use it to create vast quantities of water unfit for human consumption," says Narain. And we do it several times a day, in every American household, suspending a yearly average of 80 pounds of waste in 75,000 gallons of water per family.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 06:59 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 06:54 PM EDT
The Garden State Harmonica Club monthly meeting will be held on September 14 2009 at 7:15 pm in the Meeting Hall(on adjacent Wood Street) at Grace Episcopal Church, 128 West Passaic Ave in Rutherford, NJ. Business meetings are held regularly on the 1ST Monday of each month.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 06:51 PM EDT
Foreigner Rocks Out
Coming soon to bergenPAC, the sensational British-American rock band Foreigner! This classic rock band will blow your mind with an amazing array of amazing songs. With legends Mick Jones, Ian McDonald, and Lou Gramm, Foreigner is set to rock all night long with an amazing set list. Did you know that Mariah Carey’s first single from her new album will be “ I Wanna Know What Love Is” originally written and performed by Foreigner-see the original song performed at bergenPAC in Englewood, New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 06:47 PM EDT
Heavy metal band Queensryche will return to the East Coast October 24th with a show at bergenPAC. Queensryche introduced Operation: Mindcrime, their breakout prog-rock album almost 20 years ago but the Seattle quintet is still going strong bringing all its hits back to the stage including “Silent Lucidity” and “Jet City Woman” as well as selections from their latest album “An American Soldier,” a tribute to all America’s veterans.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 06:44 PM EDT
Rory Fitzgerald, 27, and his fiancée Sarah Roman
Are Attracted by New, Well-Built Spacious Units, Affordability, Location and Neighbors
When Rory Fitzgerald, 27, and his fiancée Sarah Roman, 26, college sweethearts from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., started looking to buy a home, they were all but serious. They had eight months left on their lease on an apartment in Red Bank, N.J., and had limited their home search to strictly the Web.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 06:42 PM EDT
Andre Agassi's autobiography will be published by Alfred A. Knopf on November 9, it was announced today by Sonny Mehta, Chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. OPEN, a deeply personal account of Agassi's life on and off the court, will also simultaneously be published in Canada, England, Germany, France and the Netherlands. The Knopf first printing has been set at 500,000 copies, and it will be available as a Random House audiobook.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 06:39 PM EDT
220 Route 59, Suffern, NY
-Space subdivided into 3 separate smaller parcels in order to close 3 retail transactions within one of the busiest locations in Rockland County-
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce that it has recently completed three new long-term retail lease agreements, which total 5,500 square feet and are located at 220 Route 59 in the Airmont Village Square shopping center in Suffern, New York. NAI Hanson's Ronald A. Fotiu, Vice President, and Michael Jamgotchian, Sales Associate, represented the landlord, Troast LLC, in all three transactions.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 04:24 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 24, 2009, 03:52 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 21, 2009, 07:11 PM EDT
Walk Benefits Children With Congenital Heart Defects – Sunday, October 4, 2009 at Ridgewood Duck Pond
It's My Heart Northern New Jersey Chapter, a national non-profit organization that supports families of children with congenital heart defects (CHD), the most common birth defect in the U.S., along with the Children’s Heart Foundation, which funds the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 21, 2009, 09:25 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 21, 2009, 08:40 AM EDT
Plans were made at Tuesday's meeting for Thursday's Pool Party at the home of member Kelly Leitch. Although inclement weather loomed in the forecast< it was decided to hold the party subject to a last minute decision. A menu was planned for the group taking into consideration the fact that several Rotarians are vegetarians. With this hot weather, it will be a welcome relief!
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 20, 2009, 04:53 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden today announced the availability of grants worth nearly $1.2 billion to help hospitals and health care providers implement and use electronic health records. The grants will be funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and will help health care providers qualify for new incentives that will be made available in 2010 to doctors and hospitals that meaningfully use electronic health records.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 20, 2009, 04:51 PM EDT
A notable 33 percent of all homeless are veterans. The Alfred J. Thomas Home for Veterans assists Bergen County homeless veterans in their return to the community by providing support services they need to regain self-reliance and productivity. Join the Care Plus Foundation on September 13, 2009 at its 2nd Annual Ride for Wellness to raise funds in support of these veterans. The event will bring together walkers and all levels of cyclists for an enjoyable day.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 20, 2009, 04:48 PM EDT
“Even as warm weather gives way to the fall season, homeowners can do many things to improve a home’s curb appeal when preparing to sell,” advises Gail Tunis, head of Garden Maintenance for award-winning Borst Landscape & Design in Allendale, N.J. “It’s a buyer’s market right now so it’s important to bolster that first impression.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 20, 2009, 04:34 PM EDT
The Care Plus Foundation is hosting a backpacks/messenger bags and school supply drive for teens in Care Plus NJ’s Homeward Bound Program. The program provides case management services and valuable life skills training for teens aging out of the foster care system.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 20, 2009, 01:46 PM EDT
— Leading Brokerage Firm Services Unique Needs of New Jersey’s Legal Community —
Newmark Associates, Inc., one of New Jersey’s preeminent brokerage firms, has announced the creation of an exclusive Real Estate Legal Division. Designed to cater to the specific needs of the legal community, this highly specialized division is part of a natural progression for Newmark Associates, which has a successful track record working with law firms of all sizes for more than 20 years to creatively structure lease and sale transactions.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 20, 2009, 01:38 PM EDT
David Houston Jr.
- Colliers Houston & Company releases 2nd Quarter Industrial Market Report for 2009 -
According to results found in Colliers Houston & Company's First and Second Quarter Market Reports for 2009, New Jersey's industrial markets remain steady despite the struggling economy, posting returns that are consistent with national recessionary trends. Overall, Northern New Jersey is well positioned for a quick recovery once the economic distress begins to ease, due to the increase in activity and overall strength of the Ports of Elizabeth and Newark, which will create demand for warehouse space locally, while the Central New Jersey industrial market will require several years of sustained growth in order to rebound.