By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 20 2010 @ 09:27 AM EDT
Country’s Most Respected Homebuilder Combines Fine Craftsmanship and High-End Amenities in Premier Locale
Pulte Homes, one of the award-winning brands of PulteGroup, Inc., today announced the highly anticipated opening of its newest community, Windsor Cove in East Windsor, N.J. For many homebuyers, the most important aspect of purchasing a new home is choosing a favorable location to both work and play. In building Windsor Cove, Pulte Homes has provided fortunate homebuyers a location that gives families easy access to the Jersey Shore and prominent cities, while maintaining a quiet, suburban atmosphere that is unparalleled anywhere else in the region.
By Post Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 10:49 PM EDT
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Aug. 13, 2010 – While smaller homes are becoming more popular, large-scale master bedrooms continue remain on-trend as they offer an escape from the real world. Sally Morse, Director of Creative Services for window fashions leader Hunter Douglas and the design expert featured on “Ask Sally & Jen” at www.hunterdouglas.com provides the following tips on how to create the perfect retreat in your bedroom:
By Post Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 10:04 PM EDT
August 12, 2010 (Caldwell, NJ) - Xist Talent Agency announces the “Rising Stars Talent Competition” on October 17, 2010 at the Montclair Museum of Art to benefit Project Ladybug and St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, NJ.
The “Rising Stars Talent Competition” will feature the area’s hottest talent in modeling, acting and more and will welcome a celebrity judge panel featuring Dina Manzo from The Real Housewives of New Jersey and Project Ladybug, Teresa Giudice from The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Gayle Giacomo and Christy Pereira of Jerseylicious and Law & Order: SVU Casting Director David Waldron. Superstar in the making Gia Giudice will even be making an appearance as a special guest emcee to kick off the event festivities.
By Post Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 09:48 PM EDT
Tournament officials announced today that Tiger Woods has committed to The Barclays, the first of four events in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, at The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., August 24-29.
Woods is currently ranked No. 108 in the FedExCup, and this puts him in an unfamiliar situation of having to finish approximately 50th or better to move on.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 04:07 PM EDT
P-town’s Newest Business Opens To Assist Boaters, Anglers
Boaters and anglers near the tip of Cape Cod now have a reliable helping hand to call when they break down on the water. Captain Francis Santos of Flyer’s Boat Shop on Provincetown Harbor has opened TowBoatUS Provincetown, which provides on-the-water assistance and tows back to a launch ramps, moorings or marinas. Managing the on-the-water towing company is Santos’ son, Capt. Noah Santos, who is the third generation of the Santos family to work in the family’s businesses.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 04:03 PM EDT
Public policy forces hardships on Brooklyn's century-old pasta die maker
Joe DioGuardi, Conservative Party nominee and GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate, today toured Maldari & Sons - a Brooklyn-based pasta die manufacturer. However, with increasing tax burdens and regulations from state and federal agencies, this Brooklyn icon may need to leave the state to survive.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 04:00 PM EDT
With Economical Pricing and Rental Opportunities, Developer Makes Exclusive Enclaves Available to Larger Number of Individuals
Sterling Properties, which has gained a reputation for building the region's most luxurious homes in the most prestigious of locales, is offering unprecedented value at its two 'Brownstones' communities in northern New Jersey. At The Brownstones at Essex Fells, a community of 36 exquisite residences, Sterling has announced that homes are currently priced starting in the low $400,000s. This new pricing gives individuals that would usually be priced out of this level of luxury the opportunity to invest in a home that they will treasure for years to come.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 03:17 PM EDT
All motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to partake in the Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) Foundation’s 10th Annual Charity Run and Motorcycle Raffle to benefit the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at HUMC this Sunday, August 22, and cap it off with a “party under the bridge.”
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in Lot 26 of the Meadowlands Sports Complex, in East Rutherford, with riders departing for Rockland Lake Park at 10 a.m. Participants will end their ride and “party under the bridge” at Ross’ Dock in Fort Lee. Charity Run tickets are $25 per person and include the run, food, beverages, and entertainment.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 03:14 PM EDT
GOVERNOR MUST STOP LIVING IN DENIAL AND BE OPEN TO ALL IDEAS TO SAVE N.J. GAMING INDUSTRY
By Assemblyman Ralph R. Caputo and Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
The news is coming quickly these days when it comes to gaming, and unfortunately none of it is all that good for New Jersey.
First, Gov. Chris Christie’s advisory commission released a report that could very well doom New Jersey’s gaming industry by denying the obvious - that we are facing ferocious competition from other states from racinos and other new gaming offerings.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 03:09 PM EDT
Affordable premiums complement new law’s increased beneficiary savings on drug costs
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that average 2011 Medicare prescription drug plan premiums will remain similar to rates beneficiaries are currently paying this year. This, coupled with new discounts for brand-name drugs through the Affordable Care Act, will help make medications more affordable for Medicare beneficiaries in 2011 and beyond.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 03:05 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner on Wednesday praised New Jersey’s Congressional delegation for bringing $39.6 million to New Jersey to improve public safety communications during emergencies.
The money will create an interoperable wireless public safety broadband network to improve how first responders in New Jersey communicate during police, fire and other emergencies. The network would be used by public safety agencies in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Union and Passaic counties.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 01:49 PM EDT
Group of 12 Residential Care Facilities on Solid Financial Ground
Potomac Homes, the pioneer in residential living for seniors with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related illnesses, today announced the appointment of a new operator following the close of the sale of the ownership interests in its 12 facilities in northern New Jersey. The new operator has retained the entire existing staff, including longtime CEO Ben Pearce.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 01:46 PM EDT
Local amateur golfers will compete at Morris County Golf Club on September 27th in the Liberty Mutual Invitational, a charity golf tournament series featuring 73 events across the U.S. in 2010. The Tournament will benefit Junior Achievement of NJ, a non-profit that provides K-12 youth with hands-on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship programs that are provided at no cost to local elementary schools.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 01:43 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 Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 01:40 PM EDT
We put the “I” in individual. Bergen Community College’s Child Development Center (CDC), located on the College’s main campus in Paramus, is a state-of-the-art educational facility that fosters discovery, creativity and experimentation with an emphasis on critical thinking. Through the learning center and hands-on experiences, the children are introduced to basic concepts in math, science, social studies, language arts and the creative arts.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 11:14 AM EDT
Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, one of Northern New Jersey's oldest and most respected real estate owners and developers, has announced 90,000 square feet of leasing activity at two of its meadowlands properties in South Hackensack, N.J.
The leasing activity includes a new, full building, long-term, 46,137-square-foot lease with Dazian Fabrics, a manufacturer of innovative, flame retardant fabrics for the entertainment, special event, soundproofing, architectural and exhibit display industries, at 18 Central Boulevard in South Hackensack, N.J. The lease was negotiated by John Donnelly of Grubb & Ellis on behalf of the tenant, and Andrew Houston of Cassidy Turley, the exclusive leasing agent for the property, on behalf of Alfred Sanzari Enterprises.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 11:07 AM EDT
For Patricia and Francis “Frank” Elliott, theirs is a love story of which dreams are made. Recently, they renewed their wedding vows at Carlton Court, the assisted living residence of The Allendale Community for Mature Living, to commemorate 59 years of marriage. Their lifelong love and devotion were at the heart of the celebration shared by neighbors, family and staff members and guests.
“Like all couples, we have had a lot of happy times, wonderful memories and our fair share of mayhem in life, but we have always been there for each other,” said Mrs. Elliott. “We find joy in each day and just being together.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 10:54 AM EDT
Over 50 evolutionary leaders from around the world are gathering on Tuesday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m. for a special event entitled A Call to Conscious Evolution — a movement that supports the notion that the future is not what happens to us, but rather what we create. It will be an enlightening evening that viewers around the world can watch Live Online.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 10:46 AM EDT
Luxury Condominium Attributes Increased Interest To New Pricing
Novo64, a luxury condominium located in the Forest Hills section of Queens, N.Y., is steadily selling out. Almost 90 percent of the units are now under contract and as many as 73 of the total of 110 units have already closed. Novo64's incredible success is being attributed to the developer's aggressive pricing strategy, which has created an overwhelming demand from buyers.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 19 2010 @ 10:43 AM EDT
Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus will once again host its Annual Charity Picnic on Sunday, September 12, 2010. Open to everyone, this rain or shine event will run from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the K of C Pfliegler Pavilion and Picnic Grove in the rear of 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington. This year half of all the profits will go to charities that benefit our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The other half will go to local charities. K of C member Knights volunteer their time and energies for all charitable events.