By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:38 PM EST
Discussion Topics include Bullying and Substance Issues among Fourth through Tenth Grade Students
Who: Bergen County school resource officers, juvenile officers, principals and guidance counselors
What: Bergen Community College is hosting the “Bergen County Conference on Youth” to discuss research and current trends of bullying, substance abuse, and the impact of social networking among students in fourth through tenth grade. The research was conducted by the College’s Center for Suburban Criminal Justice, comprised of criminal justice professionals, professors and other partners who explore and address the unique characteristics of crime in suburban communities.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:33 PM EST
Robert Half Professional Employment ReportReveals Increased Hiring in Some Fields, Greater Recruiting Challenges
Ten percent of executives interviewed for theRobert Half Professional Employment Report(http://www.roberthalf.us/per) said they plan to increase the number of full-time employees in professional occupations in the first quarter of 2011, while 5
percent anticipate declines. The resulting net5 percent increase in expected hiring activity is down one point from the fourth-quarter 2010 forecast.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 02:50 PM EST
A Local Non-Profit Organization in Morristown and Private Residents Throughout NJ Become Recipients of BedBug Central’s Nationwide Bed Bug Treatment Charity.
BedBug Central has selected Interfaith Furnishings of Morris County, NJ and several private residents throughout the state as the local-New Jersey recipients for their nationwide bed bug holiday treatment charity titled, “Taking the Bite Out of the Holidays.” BedBug Central has partnered with local pest control company, Cooper Pest Solutions, to donate free bed bug services to Interfaith Furnishings and the other recipients. The company will be providing their donations on Dec. 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 5 Emery Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869.
By Mira Matic Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 01:41 PM EST
Jamie Drummond has joined Newmark Knight Frank as a principal in its Rutherford, N.J, office. An accomplished landlord/agency and tenant representative, Drummond specializes in dispositions and acquisitions, strategic planning and long-term real estate solution development on behalf of his clients. He also brings to the firm valuable expertise in sales, marketing and new business development. Over the course of his career, Drummond has consummated more than 300 transactions valued at over $500 million.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 09:53 AM EST
State Fair Christmas Superstore Offers Energy-Saving Tips for Keeping the Holidays ‘Green’
Are you dreaming of a “green” Christmas? State Fair Christmas Superstore is offering consumers six suggestions of ways to keep their holidays eco-friendly, through reduced energy consumption, reusing wrapping materials, and more. “Christmas is a time to celebrate life, love, family and friends, bringing out the best in us each year. But as a consumer holiday, it has serious environmental impacts – increased energy consumption, extra garbage and millions of cut-down trees,” said Michele Tartaglione, Managing Director of State Fair Christmas Superstore. “There are several things families can do to keep the holidays green, to reduce their carbon footprint and learn eco-behaviors that can be used throughout the year.”
Here are State Fair’s Top Tips for keeping the holidays green:
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 08:13 AM EST
For the 55th consecutive year, the men and women of the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to track Santa! The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, went live today and features holiday games and activities that change daily. The website is available in seven languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Chinese. On Dec. 24, the website will stream videos, captured by NORAD “Santa Cams,” from cities along Santa’s journey.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 30 2010 @ 06:30 PM EST
, Refresh your mind, body and soul with one of the signature treatments that will be sure to help you rejuvenate after all the holiday madness.
• CordeValle Signature Body Therapy: Grape Seed & Cherry Bark Scrub - Sure to delight your senses while making your skin soft and silky smooth! We combine the powerful antioxidants inherent in grape seed and cherry bark in an exfoliation that smoothes and nourishes your skin. This scrumptious scrub is followed by a grape seed vanilla body butter massage. Your skin will be noticeably softer and more vibrant. 1.5 hrs./2 hrs., $210/$280.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 30 2010 @ 06:21 PM EST
- Experienced brokers from CBRE's Saddle Brook and Long Island City offices team up to represent both the buyer and seller in these unique and significant sales transactions -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, is pleased to announce the recent completion of two multi-family sale transactions, which totaled $1.4 million and are located at 21 Auburn Street and 34-36 12th Avenue in Paterson, N.J. CB Richard Ellis' Charles Berger represented the seller in this transaction, while Elli Klapper, also of CBRE, represented the buyer.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 30 2010 @ 06:18 PM EST
- CBRE's Lou and Scott Belfer negotiate long-term industrial lease on behalf of new tenant, Vision Automotive, a California-based client -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, recently completed a 58,560-square-foot industrial lease at 200 Docks Corner Road in South Brunswick, New Jersey. CB Richard Ellis First Vice Presidents Scott Belfer and Lou Belfer represented the tenant, Vision Automotive, a leading headlight distributor from City of Industry, CA, in this transaction, while Jones Lang LaSalle represented the landlord, AMB Properties Corporation. Vision Automotive plans on utilizing the space as its East Coast warehouse/distribution headquarters.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 30 2010 @ 06:09 PM EST
A New Jersey bank that’s committed to ensuring the financial health of its customers is sponsoring a runners’ event in Brooklyn to support the health of people throughout New York City. Cross River Bank (CRB) of Teaneck, NJ, is sponsoring the first annual “5K Health Awareness Run/Walk” on Sunday, December 5, at the Bartel Lot, 15th Street and Prospect Park West in Brooklyn. The event is being organized by JRunners – a Jewish runners club that organizes competitive races promoting healthy and vigorous lifestyles. The group’s core mission is raising funds to combat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," which is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 06:19 PM EST
When I mentioned to Maria Liberati that I didn’t follow recipes, that I was a sense of smell cooker, she smiled. This renowned chef said that most of the recipes handed down through the ages were done by mothers and grandmothers that only knew to put some of this and some of that into the item being cooked. This is part of the way that Maria cooks and her ease with recipes and ingredients is evident throughout her latest book.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 04:45 PM EST
This is a collection of Tweets/Twitters or whatever Denis wants to call it. His venture into the world of 140 characters or less led him to this mini book publication. It’s fast reading and a laugh a page. A redeeming part of his efforts is that a portion of the proceeds will go to his charity – The Leary Firefighters Foundation.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 04:26 PM EST
Fishing from The Fish’s Perspective
To help anglers get more out of their fishing, BoatUS Angler has signed up to sponsor the Hook n’ Look fishing show, which offers a unique underwater perspective in the field of fishing TV shows. Broadcast on the Versus cable network and premiering its first show of the fourth season December 27, Hook n’ Look’s father-and-son team of professional angler Kim Stricker and his son Danny, don dive gear at fishing destinations across the country.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 03:43 PM EST
Matrix Development Group, one of the Northeast’s most active and well-regarded real estate investment and development companies, has announced tremendous activity throughout its portfolio of high-quality medical office properties in New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 03:17 PM EST
Take a noon-time break, join the Teaneck Rotary, participate in the interesting programs they have. Lunch meetings are held every Wednesday at Vitale’s in Teaneck.
On November 10th, the club was greeted with a surprise visit by Past District Governor of Rotary District 7490, Suraj P. "Raj" Bhatia (2009-2010). The Rotary Club of Teaneck is one of 55 clubs in the district. Also welcomed was Mr. Zev Lebron from Ashdod, Israel. How appropriate that Governor Raj chose this day to visit and speak about the merits of volunteering and Rotary.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 03:14 PM EST
Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to string up the Christmas lights, place Santa and the reindeer on the front lawn and deck the halls with candles, and menorahs too.This year, in an effort to foster community spirit the City of Perth Amboy's Business Improvement District (BID) has launched a "City of Lights" project to encourage residents and business owners to include their holiday decorations in a map that will highlight the city's decorated sites. The map will be used for self-guided tours.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 02:59 PM EST
Facility Will Be First LEED Platinum Building in Bucks County, Pa.
Solis Partners LLC, a leading developer and integrator of commercial solar power systems and one of New Jersey's most innovative providers of renewable energy solutions, announced that it has been awarded a turnkey contract for a 164-kilowatt rooftop solar system for the new Vertical Screen, Inc. world headquarters building.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 02:57 PM EST
Jones Lang LaSalle has announced the completion of two lease expansions totaling 59,000 square feet at 10 Waterview Boulevard. The three-story, 208,601-square-foot, Class A office building is located at the Waterview Corporate Center in Parsippany, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 02:44 PM EST
Piscataway Township resident wins $50,000 worth of Bonus Box Tops for her chosen school in nationwide Box Tops for Education® “The Difference One Makes” sweepstakes
Box Tops for Education will make a special presentation of 500,000 Bonus Box Tops (a value of $50,000) to Knollwood Elementary School, in Piscataway Township, NJ, during a school assembly on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. Local resident Susan Mierzejwski won the nationwide Box Tops for Education “The Difference One Makes” sweepstakes and selected the school as the Box Tops recipient.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 29 2010 @ 11:13 AM EST
November 23, 2010 Don’t miss Kimmy Schwimmy on Saturday December 4th and December 18th at Riverside Mall in Hackensack, New Jersey. These performances are free and children of all ages are invited. Kimmy Schwimmy may be a new name to those in the national entertainment scene however she is regarded as a SUPERSTAR by the children and moms in the tri-state area. Kimmy Schwimmy performs live music with spirited live shows at some of Bergen County’s top pre-schools and camps including The Green House in Fort Lee and Palisades Country Day School and Camp in Closter, New Jersey.