By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 08:37 PM EST
As the Season 4 winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” Josh Blue has defied stereotypes by living with cerebral palsy.
Josh Blue will visit Bergen Community College on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the College’s main campus in Paramus. Born in West Africa and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Mr. Blue became interested in comedy while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 08:27 PM EST
Distinguished E.N.T. Surgeon Also a Pioneer in Eldercare
Hector R. Giancarlo, M.D., F.A.C.S., founder and president of The Allendale Community for Mature Living, was recently named the John Kearney Rodgers Physician of the Year by the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City. The Englewood, N.J. resident was honored at the 2010 Thanks for Giving Ball, hosted by Emmy-award winning medical journalist Dr. Max Gomez.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 08:25 PM EST
Reality TV favorites, Flight Time Lang and Big Easy Lofton, who captured the hearts of millions of fans during a top-four finish on Season 15 of “The Amazing Race,” will get another opportunity to thrill viewers worldwide as the popular Globetrotters tandem has been selected to compete in the upcoming special season of the Emmy Award-winning series, “The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business.”
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 04:30 PM EST
Coutinho, Quigley, Wagner, Watson Coleman Measure Would Streamline Approval Process for Smart Growth Developments
Both houses of the legislature have approved a measure sponsored by Assembly members Albert Coutinho, Joan Quigley, Connie Wagner, and Bonnie Watson Coleman to streamline the development approval process to encourage Smart Growth and remove many of the burdens that often prevent developers from investing in New Jersey.
The legislation now awaits the Governor’s signature.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 12:45 PM EST
Efficient & effective new product helps organize and recycle clothes hangers www.hangerhamper-retail.com
It’s a challenge that is occurring in closets and landfills nationally – excess wire hangers cluttering the space. Approximately 3.5 billion wire hangers are discarded in landfills each year. But now a new product called Hanger Hamper is helping to organize closets and recycle hangers with ease. Hanger recycling initiatives have been growing in popularity in recent years, but it wasn’t always easy and convenient to accomplish – until now.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 12:35 PM EST
Saturday February 19th 8:00 PM
$79, $59, $39, $29
Bestowing upon bergenPAC several nights of engaging musical entertainment, The Opole, Philharmonic of Poland is one of Poland’s leading Orchestras. Philharmonic of Poland has performed with some of the world’s finest piano, violin, and vocal soloists. The Orchestra performs music of contemporary Polish composer, receiving great critical and popular acclaim. Awarded The State Award for Arts Excellence by the Ministry of Culture, the Polish Philharmonic possess a myriad of prestigious awards.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 12:32 PM EST
February 4, 2011 Attorney and Environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to serve as keynote speaker
Credited with leading the fight to protect New York City’s water supply, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will share his insights on environmental issues during Bergen Community College’s “Focus on the Environment: Case Studies from Around the Nation Informing the NJ Discussion.”
The College’s Institute for Public Policy will host the event on Friday, February 4, 2011, from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Gymnasium on the College’s main campus at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 12:28 PM EST
Ever felt like crawling under your desk on the job? According to a new OfficeTeam survey, you’re in good company. Executives interviewed were asked to recount their most embarrassing moments at work. Here are some of their responses:
• “I screamed when I saw a lizard in my office.”
• “While speaking at a business event, I fell off the stage.”
• “I got locked in the office.”
• “I fainted during a meeting with a client.”
• “I went into the ladies’ bathroom by mistake.”
By Press Release Friday, January 21 2011 @ 10:56 PM EST
By Press Release Friday, January 21 2011 @ 09:10 PM EST
Soles for Souls Logo
NEW YORK (January 18, 2011) – Adidas and Soles4Souls today announce the “This Is Not A Shirt” project in which New York high school students can purchase limited edition t-shirts, with 100 percent of the sale going to charity and local high schools.
By Michelle Malkin Friday, January 21 2011 @ 08:26 PM EST
Let's give the "climate of hate" rhetoric a rest for a moment. It's time to talk about the climate of death, in which the abortion industry thrives unchecked. Dehumanizing rhetoric, rationalizing language and a callous disregard for life have numbed America to its monstrous consequences. Consider the Philadelphia Horror.
By Susan Estrich Friday, January 21 2011 @ 08:22 PM EST
One of the most widely circulated articles in The New York Times of late asks: "Is Law School a Losing Game?" For days, it was the most e-mailed story in the paper, and it is still among the Top 10.
The gist is simple enough: It costs well over $40,000 a year just to attend classes at virtually any private law school. Even publicly supported law schools have raised their tuitions dramatically in recent years, on the theory that taxpayers shouldn't have to subsidize the education of students who start earning $160,000 a year as soon as they graduate.
By Press Release Friday, January 21 2011 @ 08:13 PM EST
THE MASTER GARDENERS OF BERGEN COUNTY Present “Organic Vegetable Gardening”
At the next meeting of the Bergen County Master Gardeners, Wanda Knapik owner of "My Local Garden" will give a presentation on "Organic Vegetable Gardening".
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 21 2011 @ 03:21 PM EST
Chad Lowe, Kim Painter and Ann Schwartz
Tiny Love, the makers of infant development toys targeted to the birth – 12 month set, had the opportunity to mix and mingle with today’s hottest celebrities at the Pre-Golden Globe Awards Boom Boom Room in Los Angeles.
“We were excited to introduce celebrities from television, moves and stage to the Tiny Love brand,” said Ann Schwartz, General Manager, Tiny Love USA. ““There is a magical moment when a baby smiles or giggles.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 05:26 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 03:19 PM EST
2011 is here with a vengeance as we all brave the cold & snowy days. Sun or snow, the New Year brings great hope and appreciation to all those who have continued to support Holy Name's MS Center.
We're excited to announce that our 14th Annual Spring Fashion Fling for MS is scheduled for Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Glenpointe Marriott in Teaneck, NJ and we've successfully secured Saks Fifth Avenue, The Shops at Riverside as our Fashion Sponsor! Mr. Chris Cimino, WNBC-TV meteorologist will return to serve as our Honorary Chairperson
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 03:14 PM EST
MMI survey shows astrological signs may impact tax-time habits
"What's your sign?" is not a question you typically expect to hear from your accountant, yet according to a recent survey by Money Management International(MMI), tax time can be very different for consumers born under different sun signs. For example, the MMI surveyfound that Libras expecting a refund plan to receive an average refund of $2,200, while Aries are expecting a significant $800 less
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 02:58 PM EST
Theater League of Clifton
"The Last Cruise of the S.S. Minnow” by John Logue.
If you were a fan of Gilligan’s Island, The Love Boat, The Poseidon Adventure or Titanic, then this is the show for you. Come join Captain Jonas "Skipper" Stubing as you board the S.S. Millennium Minnow for a pleasant dinner cruise. Unfortunately, things quickly become unpleasant when it is discovered that a bomb is hidden on board, and a murder is committed. Will detective Drew Burymore solve the mystery? Will Ginger be persuaded to sing a song? Will MaryAnn reveal her recipe for coconut cream pie? Did Thurston and Lovey bring enough clothes for the trip? Can Milly Brown be forced to capsize?
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:31 PM EST
Cites Recent Conviction of Fort Lee Public Employee as Evidence of Need
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner on Friday said the recent conviction of a Fort Lee public works employee was further evidence of the need for her legislation that would provide relief to taxpayers who contributed money toward the pensions of officials who ended up being convicted of corruption. “New Jersey communities that contributed hard-earned money to the pensions of corrupt officials deserve a break,” said Wagner (D-Bergen). “Taxpayers expect honorable service, and they shouldn’t be financially penalized when they get otherwise.”
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:29 PM EST
Touchdowns for Families Campaign Boosts Healthy U Program at Garfield YMCA
Through 14 weeks of the 2010-11 football season, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, together with its participating Master Broker companies, raised $24,000 though the Touchdowns for Families campaign for New Jersey YMCA State Alliance and Healthy U. A check in this amount was presented by Al Bowles (left), Vice President for Commercial and Major Accounts, Horizon BCBSNJ, and Alan Zollo, Vice President of Hanson & Ryan Benefit Services Group, of Totowa, (middle) to Richard Gorab (right), President, NJ YMCA State Alliance. The proceeds of the campaign support the Garfield YMCA and the Healthy U initiative, which is the nation’s largest after school childhood obesity prevention and education program.