By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:03 PM EDT
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, in partnership with ZERO -- The Project to End Prostate Cancer, offered free, confidential prostate cancer screenings recently to over 150 men from the community. The exams took place aboard a mobile prostate cancer testing vehicle.
Prostate cancer strikes one in six Americans and is responsible for more deaths among men than any other cancer except skin cancer. Experts advise that early detection is the best protection against prostate cancer.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:00 PM EDT
Schools For Preparing Future Boatbuilders, Repairers, Marine Technicians
For anyone who has thought about a career in the marine trades — as a boatbuilder, designer or marine technician — there’s a world of top-notch one- and two-year technical programs available. To help examine the possibilities of a career working in and around recreational boats, BoatUS has added a new list of marine trade schools, community colleges and accredited certification programs to the Guide to Marine Education Programs at www.BoatUS.com/colleges
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 09:48 AM EDT
Hit the Hottest Venue in Town for Free Live Music and Cool Cocktails
Symmetry LIVE, a free bi-monthly concert series offered in the comfort of the Living Room lounge at W Hoboken, has quickly become a favorite for music fans looking to enjoy some tunes in the swankiest spot in town. Offering the tri-state area’s favorite bands, W Hoboken has officially joined the famous line-up of top notch music venues Hoboken is known for.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 08:00 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 30 2010 @ 09:56 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 02:12 PM EDT
Public Debates Feature Congressional, County Executive, Sheriff and Freeholder Candidates
Bergen Community College and the League of Women Voters of Bergen County will host five public candidate forum debates featuring the individuals seeking terms in the House of Representatives and as Bergen County Executive, Sheriff and Freeholders. All debates will take place in the Moses Family Meeting and Training Center, Technology Education Center room 128, at the College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. League of Women Voters representatives will moderate the forums, which are free and open to the public.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 02:07 PM EDT
Thursday, September 30, 5 p.m., Moses Family Meeting & Training Center (TEC 128)
The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) invites public comment on Bergen Community College’s nursing program, Thursday, September 30, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. in the Moses Family Meeting & Training Center, Technology Education Center room 128 at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. For more information please call Joan Murko, director of the nursing program at (201) 447-7181.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 11:38 AM EDT
On Tuesday, November 9th, Alpine Learning Group will be holding its annual “Special Evening at SLATE” event in New York City. SLATE is a nightclub located at 54 W. 21st Street that boasts a funky atmosphere and an entire floor of billiards, foosball and ping pong tables. Guests will enjoy lots of great food, an open bar, music, silent and live auctions as well as access to all of the game tables.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 11:32 AM EDT
Help for Small Businesses and Boosting Fight Against Drugs Also on Agenda
The Assembly on Thursday will vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of legislation to create jobs and boost the economy through a state homebuyer’s tax credit and consider legislation to reform property taxes, permit advertising on school buses to generate money for schools, boost small businesses and provide more tools to combat drug offenders.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 11:27 AM EDT
Newark – On Thursday, September 30, HHS Principal Deputy Administrator for The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Marilyn B. Tavenner will join students of UMDNJ and NJ community members in recognizing the six month anniversary of the passage of the new health care law, the Affordable Care Act. The event will highlight several new consumer protections have begun to take effect. The new protections include:
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 10:57 AM EDT
Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC
Saturday November 6th 4:00 PM
$45, $35, $25, $15
Children and adults alike will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to share in the adventures of CSI: LIVE!, the latest Mad Science® production at bergenPAC in Englewood, New Jersey.
By Sharon Mosley Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 08:35 AM EDT
OK, so it's not just the guys who get to have their "Mad Men" fashion moments this fall. The girls are getting into the whole "prim" and perhaps not so "proper" style mode, too. Designers are taking a big bow with retro modern clothes and accessories that have the chic feel of the '50s — when full skirts were swinging, sweaters were fitted, and sharp-toe pumps were pointing the way to a glamorous era.
So if you're not into being a military maven, then this updated take on vintage dressing with a feminine flair may be more of your cup of tea.
By Press Release Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 08:32 AM EDT
THE MASTER GARDENERS OF BERGEN COUNTY Present “New Plants in the Industry" with Chris Rubino, Monrovia Growers
The Golden Age of Plant Exploration, breeding, and propagation are upon us; never before has there been so many new genus and improved cultivars available to the American gardener. This presentation will focus on Monrovia's extensive new plant offerings in 2011, as well as highlights of the best new products throughout the rest of the industry.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 28 2010 @ 04:43 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 28 2010 @ 02:11 PM EDT
Gilda’s Club Northern NJ received a proclamation from Bergen County’s top elected officials designating the day as “Face Cancer Together Day,” a theme that closely echoes the philosophy of the not-for-profit: that no one should have to face cancer alone.
In honor of “Face Cancer Together Day,” and to commend Gilda’s Club NNJ’s mission of providing social and emotional support to anyone touched by cancer, the organization invites the community to join in this year’s celebration by attending a presentation by Arnold Scham, M.D.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 28 2010 @ 12:27 PM EDT
In a matter of days, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce its decision on whether to approve the addition of up to 50% more ethanol in the nation’s gasoline supply, from the current 10% (E10) concentration to a potential 15% (E15). The nation’s largest boat owners group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), is urging recreational boaters to speak out now and tell President Obama that scientific testing on E15 must precede EPA’s decision and not come at a later date.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 28 2010 @ 06:42 AM EDT
Peter Noone (Herman Hermits)“I’M Henry The Eighth I am” and “Mrs. Brown, You Got a Lovely Daughter”,
Felix Cavaliere “Good Lovin’” “I’ve Been Lonely Too Long”, and
The Happenings “See You In September” “Go Away Little Girl”
Saturday October 30– 8:00 PM
$95, $85, $65, $49, $39
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 27 2010 @ 03:39 PM EDT
On behalf of the patients, staff, and dedicated volunteers of the Golf Committee of the Holy Name’s MS Center, thank you so much for your support of the 13th Annual MS Center Golf & Tennis Invitational held on Monday, September 13, 2010 at Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, NJ. The success of our annual outing is a direct measure of your commitment and generosity. Through your support, this year’s MS Center Golf & Tennis Invitational raised nearly $110,000. These funds go directly to patient care and research at Holy Name’s MS Center.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 27 2010 @ 03:35 PM EDT
Across US, $68 million in grants to support community living for seniors and individuals with disabilities. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced $68 million in grants to help seniors, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers better understand and navigate their health and long-term care options. A total of $719,190 in grants has been awarded in New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 27 2010 @ 03:33 PM EDT
Extreme Buyer Activity Leaves Limited Opportunities at Luxury Active-Adult Community
The Pinnacle Companies, the region’s premier developer of luxury homes, has announced a major milestone at Winthrop Court, a luxury condominium community for active adults in Clifton, N.J. The Pinnacle Companies, which partners with KABR Real Estate to own 39 of the community’s well-appointed residences, began sales just three months ago. In that short period of time, 50 percent of the homes have been sold.