By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 30 2010 @ 05:51 PM EDT
Mother’s Day calls to mind images of flowers, greeting cards and Sunday brunches. But for mothers affected with postpartum depression (PPD) or other perinatal mood disorders (PMD), the holiday is far from joyful. In New Jersey, women have numerous resources available to them to overcome the effects of PMD, but first they must ask for help
By Paramus Post Friday, April 30 2010 @ 01:51 PM EDT
Former star of TLC’s Cake Boss at Whole Foods Market Paramus
WHAT: On Saturday May 8th, 2010 Whole Foods Market Paramus’ newest team member, cake decorator Tony Albanese, most recently featured on Cake Boss, will entertain customers with live cake decorating demonstrations and classes with Mother’s Day creations.
The Mother’s Day event includes:
By Paramus Post Friday, April 30 2010 @ 09:12 AM EDT
A Mano – The Ridgewood based Neapolitan trattoria that specializes in authentic Neapolitan fare
Free demo and tasting. A Mano’s specially trained chefs and pizzaiuoli will make montanare, fried dough puffs with A Mano’s freshly made tomato sauce and a touch of pecorino romano cheese, and will also make and pull mozzarella from scratch.
Williams-Sonoma, Garden State Plaza
Saturday, May 8th, 1:00 pm
By Paramus Post Friday, April 30 2010 @ 09:09 AM EDT
On June 17, the Board of Trustees of the Care Plus Foundation and Care Plus NJ, Inc., at the recommendation of The Bergen County Psychiatric Emergency Screening Program (262-HELP), will honor all Bergen County Municipal Police Departments at the 12th Annual Care Plus Foundation Courage Awards Dinner. Chief Patrick O’Dea, Past President of the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association, will be accepting the honor on behalf of the municipal police departments.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:34 PM EDT
Region’s Leading Advisory and Workout Firm Teams with Respected Opportunity Fund to Purchase Homes at Substantial Discount
On the heels of having taken over the development of more than a dozen distressed projects in New Jersey and Connecticut, Pinnacle Solutions, the workout subsidiary of The Pinnacle Companies and the KABR Group today announced their purchase of a nonperforming construction loan for 39 unsold residences at Winthrop Court, a community of 270 luxury homes in Clifton, N.J. Pinnacle will now commence the sales and marketing of these residences, which were purchased at a substantial discount from their original face value.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:31 PM EDT
Heller Industrial Parks, one of the country’s largest and most highly respected privately held owners and developers of industrial real estate, today announced that Jacques Moret, Inc. has signed a multi-year lease for 103,752 square feet at the company’s 381,828-square-foot warehouse building on Ridge Road off of Route 130 in Dayton, N.J. Jacques Moret, Inc. is an apparel design, sourcing and marketing company headquartered in New York City. In August 2009, the company leased 28,000 square feet of space at another building owned by Heller in Dayton.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:27 PM EDT
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) recently installed its 2010 officers at an annual awards gala held at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, N.J. The annual event celebrates the top achievements among architects and architectural companies throughout the state.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:25 PM EDT
Perfect for Mother’s Day, communions and graduations, and other special celebrations, Teaneck, NJ-based photographer Lyn Ofrane is offering a special photo package to benefit Children’s Aid and Family Services. Ofrane specializes in children’s and family portraits and is a member of the Professional Photographers of America. For a limited time, if you make a $75 contribution to Children’s Aid and Family Services, you will receive a studio session and a complimentary 8” x 10” portrait. This is a $225 value.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:21 PM EDT
Two-Day Papermaking-With-Plants Workshop Open to the Public
The Teaneck Creek Conservancy (TCC) will host a two-day papermaking-with-plants workshop for adults led by artist Jane Ingram Allen on Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23. The program, which will take place in Teaneck Creek Park, is $60 for TCC members and $75 for non-members. The series will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, with an hour for lunch. Attendees are asked to bring their own lunches.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:19 PM EDT
Aviation Program, High-technology Labs and “Green” Equipment Highlight New Facility
Who: Bergen Community College President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan, the Bergen Community College Board of Trustees and the Bergen Community College Foundation Board of Directors.
What: The Emil Buehler Trust Center for Science and Exploration opening.
When: Friday, April 30, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:17 PM EDT
For people struggling with an addiction or who have a family member or friend who is struggling, a support group can provide needed guidance and encouragement to get through this difficult time. The Evergreen Addiction Treatment Program at Bergen Regional Medical Center offers a free support group for families, friends and those living with people affected by addiction and alcoholism.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:14 PM EDT
Tea is much more than a coffee stand-in or a tiny cup at a frilly tea party. If you’ve ever wondered how the Chinese take their tea, or how to host a tea party without polishing your silver, then Certified Tea Specialist Lisa Boalt Richardson has two books just for you.
Most of us take tea for granted. Sure, we’ll drink it when coffee isn’t an option, or to soothe a sore throat, but the many methods of enjoying tea can take us far beyond the comfort of our own kettle.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:12 PM EDT
Avner the Eccentric
Avner the Eccentric, a vaudeville performer, clown, mime and juggler, brings his new show “Exceptions to Gravity,” to Bergen Community College on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 3 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre. Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for students and seniors (65 and over.)
Primarily known for his live performances, Avner has toured throughout the world at comedy, magic and theatre festivals. However, his most acclaimed role was his portrayal of The Jewel, in the film “The Jewel of the Nile,” with Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. Avner has also performed as a ventriloquist on Broadway and received a Tony Award nomination.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 08:08 PM EDT
Project EZRAH has launched “EZRAH means Help,” http://projectezrah.wordpress.com
. The blog outlines Project EZRAH’s services and county-wide involvement opportunities, while also providing insight on the job market, actionable tips for the job seeker, and resourceful news and information on the organization. In the early weeks of its existence, more than 500 viewers have logged on to read and comment on the day’s post.
By Connie Schultz Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 06:54 PM EDT
Parents, Just Ignore the Eye Rolling and Teach Your Kids About Sex
When it comes to memories you can't pound out of your head with a mallet, few rival the staying power of that moment when we discover how babies are made.
For me, it was really a series of excruciating epiphanies in the span of a fifth-grade afternoon in 1967.
All of us girls marched down to the school basement carrying chunky social studies books we would use to hide our very own copies of the slender Johnson & Johnson booklet titled "Growing Up and Liking It."
By Michelle Malkin Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 06:50 PM EDT
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has accused Arizona of opening the door "to intolerance, hate, discrimination and abuse in law enforcement." But Arizona has nothing on Mexico when it comes to cracking down on illegal aliens. While open-borders activists decry new enforcement measures signed into law in "Nazi-zona" last week, they remain deaf, dumb or willfully blind to the unapologetically restrictionist policies of our neighbors to the south.
By Terry Savage Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 06:41 PM EDT
Q: My daughter is a college senior who will be graduating in May and doesn't have a job. My company says at that point she is off our family health insurance. She doesn't have a job, so what should we do?
A: Health care coverage for college graduates is one of the features of the health care reform bill, which will mandate that insurance companies keep covering adult children until they reach age 26. Unfortunately, this provision doesn't go into effect until September 2010. That leaves quite a gap!
By Paramus Post Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 06:33 PM EDT
-- Bergen County Resident Choreographers Deliver a Free Performance on May 6th at Bergen Community College --
Teaneck, NJ (April 29, 2010) – Members of the Bergen County choreographers collective, Bergen DanceMakers, will present an evening of dance on Thursday, May 6th at 7:30 pm at the Ciccone Theater at Bergen Community College. The performance is free and open to the public. A $10 donation is suggested.
By Sharon Mosley Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 11:24 AM EDT
If you're not into wearing wispy, floral print dresses or metallic leopard miniskirts and prefer to wear the pants in your family, then you'll want to stock up on some new favorites this spring and summer. From short shorts to capris to skinny jeans, there are plenty of reasons to take up the slacks in your closet. But before you head out to buy that smokin' pair of hot pants, take note of these tips to keep your bottom half as your better half:
By Paramus Post Thursday, April 29 2010 @ 07:49 AM EDT
Bergen Chapter of New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners Hosts Networking Luncheon and Honoree Spotlight at Clinton Inn
TENAFLY, N.J., April 27, 2010 -- The Bergen chapter of New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) will hold its Network at Noon networking luncheon and honor its long-standing members on Tuesday, May 4 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at Palmer’s Crossing at the Clinton Inn Hotel, 145 Dean Drive in Tenafly, New Jersey. Area women business owners and professionals are welcome to attend and make new business connections. The chapter will spotlight those members who have been part of NJAWBO for 15 years or more.