By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 02:03 PM EST
Risk Factors and Lifestyle Changes are Part of Safety for Older Adults TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 27, 2011 – Representatives from Bergen Care Home Health, a home health care agency in Westwood, spoke to residents at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck recently about preventing falls and staying safe in the home. The program, titled “Don’t Let a Fall be Your Last Trip,” is part of the educational seminar series offered through the alliance Heritage Pointe has created with Bergen County healthcare facilities and practitioners for residents at the full-service retirement community.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 01:55 PM EST
HealthGrades Quality Study Identifies Hospitals with Superior Patient Outcomes Across 26 Different Medical Procedures and Diagnosis
Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) announced today that HealthGrades, the nation's most trusted source of health care provider information, has named it a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical ExcellenceT for the ninth consecutive year. This prestigious distinction places HUMC among the top five percent of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. HUMC is one of only 28 hospitals to receive this distinction nine years in a row, and the only one in New Jersey, New York and New England.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 01:53 PM EST
Registration for 2011-2012 full-day kindergarten is currently being held at the Paramus-based Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center, a division of Children’s Aid and Family Services. The Turrell Center’s kindergarten program is state-certified, licensed and accredited, and runs from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Both before and after care programs are available. Also included is breakfast, hot lunch and snacks. For more information or to schedule a tour, call the Turrell Center at 201-261-5970.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 01:50 PM EST
Colliers International has arranged a long-term, 18,778-square-foot lease at 685 Route 202 in Bridgewater, New Jersey on behalf of eResearch Technology. eResearch Technology provides technology and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries to collect, interpret and distribute data for clinical research trials. eResearch Technology's services include cardiac safety drug research, respiratory research and clinical consulting.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 01:47 PM EST
Rhonda Schuster, Val Redler, Pat Maturo, Charlie Toker
The Garden State Harmonica Club monthly meetings will be held on Feb.7 and Feb.21 at 7:30 pm in room 103 at the Community Church of Glen Rock, 354 Rock Road in Glen Rock. Enter via the parking lot at Hamilton Avenue. The church is handicapped accessible. Business meetings and playing are held regularly on the first Monday of each month with an informal second meeting taking place on the third Monday.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 01:13 PM EST
By Press Release Monday, January 31 2011 @ 09:23 AM EST
(New Jersey; January 22, 2011) – The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. (“HBCSF”) announces that applications are now being accepted for the annual scholarship and book stipend awards for current college and college-bound Hispanic students for the 2011-2012 school term. The HBCSF, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, has a mission to advance the educational aspirations of Hispanic students to become professionals, leaders and valued citizens of the community.
By Press Release Monday, January 31 2011 @ 09:20 AM EST
The Melting Pot Restaurants of Darien (CT), Westwood (NJ) and White Plains (NY) Now Offering FONDUE-Raisers to Support Charities and Local Community Organizations
Darien, CT, Westwood, NJ and White Plains, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 - As local charitable organizations and special interest groups search for new ways to raise money to meet their goals, The Melting Pot restaurants of the tri-state area want to lend a helping hand in these efforts by offering FONDUE-Raisers this year. FONDUE-Raisers are a fun and tasty alternative to traditional fundraisers as they allow your guests to socialize in a wonderful ambiance with exotic cuisine, thus making it a memorable affair.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 09:13 AM EST
In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, the following is the schedule of the regular meetings and work sessions of the Paramus Board of Health to be held in the Paramus Borough Hall, Jockish Square, Paramus, New Jersey, during the year 2011. Work Sessions will be held at 7:30 PM and regular meetings will be held at 8:00 PM
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 09:10 AM EST
The American Heart Association has designated February as “Heart Month”. Paramus Health Officer John Hopper urges you to take the steps needed to keep your heart in good shape. Eating a diet low in saturated fat, including a moderate amount of exercise into your week and being aware of your blood pressure can help lower your risk for stroke and heart attack.
By Press Release Monday, January 31 2011 @ 09:08 AM EST
The Melting Pot of Westwood was able to raise $700.00 for Rebuilding Together, the not-for-profit organization.
L to R -Tara Masterson (General Manager, The Melting Pot); Lauren Springer (Advisory Board, Rebuilding Together); Mary Lou Posten (Advisory Board, Rebuilding Together); Linda Cleek (Fundraising Chair, Rebuilding Together); Bob Williams (Volunteer, Rebuilding Together); Ann Weber (Fundraising Committee, Rebuilding Together) and Ilya Taleysnik (Restaurant Manager, The Melting Pot)
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 09:07 AM EST
Janna Cawrse Esarey
The premier sailing convention for women is set to launch on Saturday, February 5th at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, CA. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is primary sponsor of the 22nd Annual Women's Sailing Convention, presented by the Southern California Yachting Association (SCYA).
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 31 2011 @ 09:03 AM EST
TD Charitable Foundation
TD Bank, through its charitable giving arm the TD Charitable Foundation, has given a $7,500 grant to Children’s Aid and Family Services to help provide funding for the agency’s Life Skills Youth Development Program. This program teaches the foster children in the agency’s care critical skills -- such as doing laundry, cooking dinner, opening a bank account and managing money, paying bills, getting a driver’s license and applying for a job or to college -- helping them to attain self-sufficiency and successfully transition to independent living when they become young adults.
By Mark Maynard Sunday, January 30 2011 @ 12:51 PM EST
Ford Shelby Revived
Driving the 2011 Shelby GT500 is like sitting on a cauldron of boiling performance. It burbles, snarls, pops and cracks -- in all the right ways. At last, Ford's Special Vehicle Team has been able to build this car the way they wanted it, not to a strangled budget. Shelby Mustangs have always been about power -- crude but effective power. And while the 2011 GT500 has more power than ever -- 550-horsepower from a supercharged 5.4-liter V-8 -- it is pure pleasure to drive.
By Susan Estrich Saturday, January 29 2011 @ 07:54 PM EST
Every year, UCLA's Higher Education Research Center does a national study of college freshmen, some 200,000 in all. This year, the big news is emotional health -- or lack thereof. Nearly half of the students surveyed -- and more than half of the young women -- ranked their emotional health as "below average," the highest numbers since the survey began 25 years ago.
By Sharon Mosley Saturday, January 29 2011 @ 01:05 PM EST
First Lady Style
It's not hard to guess who the "president" of style is in America. First lady Michelle Obama has captured the fashion public's attention with her knack for mixing high fashion with affordable labels -- and for good reason. She is writing her own rules, establishing a new etiquette and changing the definition of what it means to be a woman in America today.
By Mark Maynard Saturday, January 29 2011 @ 12:24 PM EST
There's a new king of the jungle, and it is the Jaguar XJ. There is not one drop of provincial, teatime baggage with this all new flagship sedan. It is all about power, passion and prestige made so very sexy by the veteran Brit designer Ian Callum. And the top-line XJ Supersport is the paragon of pulchritude. Jaguar has aimed this 17-foot streamliner straight at the Audi A8, Mercedes-Benz S-class, BMW 7-series and Lexus LS.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 28 2011 @ 04:01 PM EST
- CBRE's 2010 New Jersey MarketView Report finds positive signs, including lower availability rates -- Now is the time to make deals -
As the economic climate continued to strengthen at the close of the fourth quarter of 2010, the time to capitalize on the existing lower-priced leasing and sales opportunities within New Jersey's industrial market is quickly disappearing. This is the finding of CB Richard Ellis' Fourth Quarter 2010 New Jersey MarketView Report.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 28 2011 @ 03:58 PM EST
The Company Store today announced the launch of a Buy One, Give One Comforter Donation Program to benefit homeless children across the country. With this initiative, The Company Store will donate a new comforter to a homeless child with every comforter purchased from their web site or catalog. As the children transition from temporary to more permanent housing, the children will be able to take their new comforters with them to their new home.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 28 2011 @ 03:56 PM EST
Robert F Kennedy Jr.
Prominent Leader on Women’s Rights Gloria Steinem and Columnist for the New York Times Nicholas Kristof to Speak This Spring
A columnist for The New York Times, a senior advisor at the United Nations Foundation and the co-founder of New York Magazine – among other notable personalities – will lecture at Bergen Community College this spring during the 2011 Speaker Series. The Speaker Series kicks off on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 with Ntozake Shange, a playwright and poet, and concludes on Thursday, April 7, 2011 with Gillian Sorensen, senior advisor at the United Nations Foundation.