By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 05:52 PM EST
Untreated hypertension may lead to heart attack or stroke. Even without noticeable symptoms, unsuspecting victims of high blood pressure may experience significant health effects. Paramus Health Officer, John Hopper reminds us that because hypertension can be treated, early detection is necessary for good management. Healthy eating and daily physical activity can have beneficial results. For that reason, Paramus residents will be offered several opportunities in January to have their blood pressure checked by the Borough nurses.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 05:44 PM EST
--Recognized for Largest Office, Industrial Leases of 2009--
FirstService Williams, the New York Tri-State hub of the world’s fourth largest commercial real estate services firm, has been recognized by developer Hartz Mountain Industries with 2009 Brokers of the Year awards. Hartz Mountain is one of the most prominent developers in the United States, with approximately 38 million square feet of assets in the New Jersey/New York area alone
By Shawn Dell Joyce Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 01:19 PM EST
The U.S. tops the list in depression out of 14 countries in a recent World Health Organization poll. Much of this holiday malaise can be traced to a sagging economy and holiday expectations. A parents group, the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, wrote letters to 24 leading toy companies and retailers to express concern about ads aimed at kids. These parents expressed dismay that they can't afford the pricey toys that toy-makers are advertising heavily to our children, and children feel diminished when they don't get pricey toys.
By Paramus Post Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 08:33 PM EST
Paramus, N.J. (Dec. 18, 2009) – The new IMAX auditorium at AMC Garden State 16 celebrated its official grand opening with a ribbon cutting with Paramus Mayor James J. Tedesco (center), joined by Haley. the mayor’s granddaughter and theatre manager Frank Sherrer. The new IMAX screen – which combines crystal-clear images, powerful digital sound and customized theatre geometry to create a uniquely immersive movie experience – opened with a sold-out screening of “Avatar: An IMAX 3D Experience.” Photo by Maya Nobis for IMAX/AMC Theatres.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 06:38 PM EST
The Allendale Community for Mature Living held their Annual Resident & Family Party. Atrium residents Jay Rulli, her sister-in-law Violet Trippodo and Violet's daughter, Allendale resident Gail Nimmo enjoyed the festivities at the annual Holiday event. Santa, who was portrayed by Ramsey resident, Chris Costello, brought lots of smiles from everyone!
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 05:36 PM EST
CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) today announced that CBRE has taken over as direct manager for 18 of RREEF’s industrial and office properties in New Jersey including Country Club Plaza I and II (Paramus) and 1776 on the Green (Morristown). The properties are part of a 70 million sq. ft. U.S. commercial property portfolio that RREEF recently assigned to CBRE as the direct property manager. The engagement is one of the largest third-party property management assignments in the U.S. commercial real estate industry. RREEF, who had previously provided in house property management services, manages the properties on behalf of its clients and will remain the asset manager for the portfolio.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:46 PM EST
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 164 recently collected more than $5,000 worth of new, unwrapped children’s gifts, including bicycles and games, to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. John DeBouter (right), Local 164 training director and president, presented Marine Ivar Perez with the donations, which will be distributed to youngsters in need this holiday season who reside within the surrounding community.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:41 PM EST
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen), vice chairwoman of the Assembly health committee, on Friday released the following statement on Hackensack University Medical Center’s request to extend the Dec. 28 expiration date for the Pascack Valley Hospital license. Hackensack University Medical Center wants to reopen a full-service hospital on the site of the former Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood but needs permission from the state:
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:36 PM EST
A-List Collaborates with Paramus High School and North Bergen High School on Unique SAT Programs Offered at No Cost to Students
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A-List Education (A-List), leading experts in standardized test preparation, announced today the launch of SAT consulting and teacher training initiatives at Paramus High School (Paramus) and North Bergen High School (North Bergen) of New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:16 PM EST
“Our networking events are always well-attended by professionals from various backgrounds, including healthcare, legal, financial and business,” noted Edelson. “In today’s economy, personal networking is one of the most effective tools in marketing and business development. We have earned many great friendships and relationships with these professionals, many of whom provide services for our residents and work with our staff.”
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:13 PM EST
Higher Business Meal Tax Deductions Can Translate into More Jobs
Finton Seeley, owner of the Porter House in Montvale, NJ and a member of the New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA), is one of thousands of restaurant owners who say the limited tax deductibility of business meal expenses is eating into their profits.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:10 PM EST
Company Announces Discount on Cordless Window Treatments Through January - Child Safety Tips Provided
– Blinds To Go, the nation’s largest manufacturer/retailer of blinds and shades, issued a statement today that its roman shades and all its window treatment products comply with the provisional update of the American National Standard for Safety of corded window coverings products. Blinds To Go does not make or sell roll-up blinds.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:07 PM EST
Adults and kids alike are invited to raise a racket on January 3, 2010 and help us build a brighter world for those suffering with mental illness. Join us at the Maywood Tennis Club for Care Plus Foundation's 6th Annual Indoor Tennis Benefit. Admission includes food, beverages and a raffle. You can even watch football on the big screen while you wait for your court time!
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 04:04 PM EST
Doherty Enterprises Inc., a franchisee operating sixty-one Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants in northern and central New Jersey and on Long Island, recently raised $290,000 during its eleventh annual holiday campaign benefiting the U.S. Marine Corps “Toys for Tots” Foundation and surpassed the company’s cumulative total of two million dollars in charitable giving.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 03:58 PM EST
Designs Submitted By Competitors From Around the World
The Newark and Suburban Architects section of the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), in conjunction with its Emerging Professionals and Young Architects Forum programs, has selected 21 finalists in its design competition for a Newark Visitors Center. The finalists were chosen from nearly 200 entries submitted by architects from 31 countries.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, December 21, 2009, 05:42 PM EST
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By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 20, 2009, 04:02 PM EST
Paramus Borough Recreation
Over the winter time, the Paramus Recreation Department shrinks down to just a few people. As a natter of fact, Sue Regan, the Director was on vacation. That didn't stop her from coming in to wish everyone a Happy Holiday from her and her staff, all named Rich. Members of the Recreation Department are:
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 20, 2009, 03:45 PM EST
Paramus Police Department
Paramus Chief of Police, Richard Cary, assembled a group of Paramus Police Officers to be able to wish Happy Holidays to the residents and to the people that work in Paramus. Although we have a large police presence, many of them were either off duty or on patrol. Greetings from:
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, December 19, 2009, 02:27 PM EST
On behalf of the patients, staff, and dedicated volunteers of the Golf Committee of the Holy Name Hospital MS Center, thank you so much for your support of the 12th Annual MS Center Golf & Tennis Invitational held on Monday, September 14, 2009 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 $130,000 in support of Holy Name Hospital’s MS Center.