By Mel Fabrikant Monday, July 05 2010 @ 05:22 PM EDT
By Shawn Dell Joyce Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 07:25 PM EDT
Cooling our homes in the summer can account for 45 percent of our home energy use, yet it could be reduced to 10 percent or less with a few thoughtful changes. Incorporating natural ventilation into your home will help you slash your energy use and carbon emissions drastically.
Become aware of the seasonal wind patterns and the airflow around your home. Most areas have gentle breezes in the summer that can be directed into your house through landscaping and opening certain windows.
By Esteinreich Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 07:12 PM EDT
SECRETARY FISHER: SEAFOOD CHEF TO HIGHLIGHT BEST OF JERSEY DISH AT NATIONAL SEAFOOD COMPETITION
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher taste-tested a Jersey scallop, lobster and black bass dish prepared by chef Peter J. Fischbach at the Hospitality House at the New Jersey Restaurant Association’s (NJRA) Trenton office.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 01:23 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 01:19 PM EDT
Summit will Convene Hispanic Thought Leaders and C-Suite Representatives to Discuss the Impact and Influence of Hispanic-Americans’ Presence in the Nation’s Professional Landscape
The Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL), in concert with national Hispanic thought leaders representing some of the nation’s top Fortune 500 companies, will host its First Annual Leadership Summit on September 18, 2010 in Los Angeles. The Summit, themed “Embracing Innovation through Diversity,” is designed to explore the role of Hispanic professionals and diversity at large, as well as its impact and influence on propelling innovation in the workplace
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, July 03 2010 @ 12:18 PM EDT
WHAT: Whole Foods Market in Paramus N.J.
will be hosting many Family oriented events and classes that are geared for any age. Kids’ cooking classes, healthy eating classes with our Healthy Eating Specialist, an outdoor Summer Concert Series and a store tasting highlighting local products complete a full calendar for the month of July.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market Paramus at the Bergen Town Center on Route 4 East in Paramus NJ
WHEN: ALL JULY DATES BELOW:
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, July 03 2010 @ 12:15 PM EDT
$7.5 Million Plan Would Benefit & Protect Women, Newborns
Assembly Democratic women legislators, for the second day in a row, called on Gov. Chris Christie Friday to act on legislation to restore $7.5 million in cuts for women’s health programs in the recently enacted FY 2011 state budget. “Restoring these vital programs will save lives and money,” said Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Middlesex/Somerset/Union), a vocal opponent of Christie’s cuts to women’s healthcare. “We continue to urge Gov. Christie to enact this restoration so that we can continue to prevent New Jerseyans – especially women – from needlessly dying from diseases that can be treated with proper screening.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:21 AM EDT
Getting a Break on Fuel, Repairs and Overnight Slips for the Summer Vacation
Boaters and anglers looking to save money on their waterway outings can check out the fuel, boat repair and overnight dockage discounts at www.BoatUS.com/ServiceLocator
. The over 900 marinas and boatyards across North America offering the price breaks are part of the BoatU.S. Cooperating Marina Program
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:19 AM EDT
Tiny Love Gymini Bouncer
Innovative Bouncer Both Comforts and Entertains Baby While offering Smart Solutions for Parents
Tiny Love, the most trusted name in infant developmental toys, has announced its first entry in the baby gear category with the new Gymini Bouncer. For ages birth and up, Tiny Love combines the popularity of its multiple award-winning line of Gymini activity mats with the smart solution of activity arches as a positive feature in today’s newest bouncer. “We have a passion for developing innovative products made with genuine care and understanding for the lifestyle of today’s families,” said Ann Schwartz, General Manager, Tiny Love USA. “Our goal is to create products that are fun and high quality to help babies and parents grow together.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:17 AM EDT
Are you protected if your valuable items get stolen? Have you written down the serial numbers for your phones, electronics, and other valuables? What about taking pictures of your expensive home furnishings or those priceless family heirlooms?
LeadsOnline, the online system that works with police across the country to track and recover stolen property, announces Report It, a Citizen Property Inventory System, designed for citizens to keep track of their personal belongings.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:14 AM EDT
The Garden State Harmonica Club and Trumpets Jazz Club is offering another musical event with a specific theme of blues this time entitled a “Harmonica Blues Blast” that will have 3 fantastic acts of blues featuring:
Rob Paparozzi – lead singer of “Blood ,Sweat and Tears” and harmonicist with Ed Alstrom on keyboard
Dennis Gruenling – with his own unique style on the diatonic harmonica and Dave Gross on the guitar
Charlie Toker and the 17 North Band – Charlie (Daddy T)- harmonica/piano
Mike Muray – trombone, Frank Altamore –guitar,
Jeremiah Healy–bass guitar, Herb Barnett- drums,
Barry Glick- accordion
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:09 AM EDT
Sen. Loretta Weinberg, Assemblywoman Linda Stender, representatives of women’s health organizations and legislators who support access to women’s health programs called on Gov. Chris Christie Thursday to act on legislation to restore $7.5 million in cuts for women’s health programs in the recently enacted FY 2011 state budget.
“Today, we’re calling on Gov. Christie to do the right thing and restore funding for women’s health programs,” said Weinberg (D-Bergen), chair of the Senate Health Committee.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:07 AM EDT
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, recently hosted a networking event for the public, caregivers and healthcare professionals in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter. Event chairman and Association board member Russell Rothman, along with Association associate director Elaine Winter shared information with attendees about the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walks®, which raise awareness and funds nationally for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:03 AM EDT
As Part of Whole Foods' 'Kids Day', Children Receive Free Plantings and Advice to Attracting Beautiful Creatures to Their Garden
With children looking for new and exciting outdoor activities to fill the summer days, Midland Park, N.J.-based R&S Landscaping recently hosted a fun-filled, free workshop, instructing local children on the best way to create new homes for one of nature's most beautiful creatures -- the butterfly.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:02 AM EDT
(L-R) Heritage Pointe of Teaneck residents Evelyn Goodgal, Gerry Wagner, Bunny and Bernie Yegelwel, Norma Pozner and Lou Ciulla recently enjoyed an afternoon in Manhattan to see “Dietrich & Chevalier: The Musical,” at St. Luke’s Theater. The production, which is set in the 1940’s, highlights the friendship and love story of Marlene Dietrich and Maurice Chevalier during World War II.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 09:59 AM EDT
Cassidy Turley, leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today the recent promotion of Milton Charbonneau to senior vice president.
“Milt is an extremely driven professional who has been a tremendous asset to our brokerage team,” commented Cassidy Turley New Jersey Chief Operating Officer David Simon. “He works diligently, offering comprehensive market knowledge and customized strategies to ensure that his clients and customers make the most informed commercial real estate decisions.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 09:57 AM EDT
HealthGrades Study Examined Maternal Complication and Neonatal Mortality Rates
An independent study issued today by HealthGrades ranks Englewood Hospital & Medical Center among the top 5% in the nation for maternity care, the hospital announced today. Using objective patient-outcome data collected from state governments, the independent ratings organization ranked hospitals based on their maternal complication rates for vaginal and C-section deliveries as well as neonatal mortality rates.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 09:55 AM EDT
Planned Companies, a leader in the janitorial/maintenance, concierge/doorman and security services industry since 1898, continues to grow and expand with the recent addition of three new directors to its strategic senior management team in its Parsippany office: Divya Darbari, Director of Recruiting, Mary E. Kusen, Director of Marketing, and Graceanne Welsh, Director of Education and Development for Wentworth Group and Planned Companies.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 09:51 AM EDT
Philip S. Kennedy-Grant
Bernardsville Architect Honored for Achievements, Contributions to Architecture
based architect Philip S. Kennedy-Grant, FAIA, was among 134 American Institute of Architects (AIA) members who were recently elevated to its prestigious College of Fellows. Kennedy-Grant, a member of AIA's New Jersey chapter (AIA-NJ), was recently invested at a ceremony in Miami, Fla., during the 2010 AIA National Convention. The honor, which entitles recipients to use the designation FAIA after their names, is awarded to architects for their individual achievements, as well as for significant contributions to the profession and practice of architecture on the national level. Out of a national membership of more than 86,000, the honor of fellow has been conferred on only about 2,800 members.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 09:49 AM EDT
NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, recently honored Hackensack University Medical Center as the Hospital of the Year during the 2010 Healthcare Heroes awards breakfast and ceremony held on June 25, 2010 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey. The program was presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.