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The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Monday, January 23 2017 @ 09:59 PM EST
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Monday, January 23 2017 @ 09:59 PM EST
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

Youth Violence, Bullying Awareness and Prevention Workshop Offered March 10


On March 10, Care Plus Innovations will offer to the community the workshop Youth Violence, Bullying Awareness and Prevention Workshop: Coping and Intervention strategies for Communities and Schools. The workshop will be held at Care Plus NJ in Paramus NJ from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. The cost is $30 and Professional Development Certificates are available. To register: 201-265-6908

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New Jerseyans Warming to Cuts to Programs, Still Most Protective Of Education



Despite divided opinions on the budget unveiled last week by Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey voters are warming to the idea of budget cutting, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Following last week’s budget address, Garden Staters are less likely to want to protect a wide range of program areas than they were in March 2010.

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Children’s Aid and Family Services Receives Grants


from NYMEX Foundation, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Skelly Foundation and Carlson Family Foundation


Children’s Aid and Family Services recently received several grants. The Medically Needy Infants and Toddlers Foster Care Program benefitted from grants from the Getrude E. Skelly Foundation ($25,000) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ($5,000). The Carlson Family Foundation donated $10,000 toward foster care and adoption recruitment efforts. Additionally, the Baby Basics program, which provides free nutritional formula, diapers and other baby essentials to low-income families in Bergen County, received a $5,000 grant from the NYMEX Foundation.

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The Atrium at The Allendale Community Rings in Spring With Free Programs for Seniors


Social, Musical, Educational and Cultural Events Encourage Peer Socialization

Area seniors are invited to ring in spring at The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living with an array of social, musical, educational and cultural programs that are free and open to the public throughout March and April. Each event will be held at The Atrium, conveniently located via private driveway access off Route 17 South in Allendale, and advance registration is recommended.

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Desirable Financing Options Draw Buyers to Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City


FHA Financing with Low Down Payment Allows Buyers to Capitalize on Historic Low Interest Rates

Living a life of splendor at Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City, one of New Jersey's most luxurious residential condominium towers, is made easy with desirable financing options that have generated strong sales activity at the building, with 19 contracts signed in the past two months alone.With Federal Housing Administration (FHA) financing available, buyers at Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City are able to capitalize on the historic low interest rate environment. Having FHA approval also permits qualified buyers to place a low down payment--as low as 3.5 percent--and those loans can close in a just 40 days.

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The Theater League of Clifton, in cooperation with ATC Studios, is holding auditions for “Narnia, The Musical”,


The Theater League of Clifton, in cooperation with ATC Studios, is holding auditions for “Narnia, The Musical”, Based on C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Book by Jules Tasca; Music by Thomas Tierney; Lyrics by Ted Drachman. Directed by Kathleen Kellaigh.

The cast includes singing, non-singing and movement roles and ages 8 - 78 will be considered.. Some roles may be doubled.

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Bergen Community College’s Lady Bulldogs End Season 20-9


Forward Michaela Hayes Leads Nation in Rebounds

The Bergen Community College Lady Bulldogs’ finished the season with 20-9 record, their best in 27 years, and had three players ranked in the top ten in the nation in individual rankings including rebounds, free throw percentage, assists and scoring. The Lady Bulldogs’ season ended on February 24, with a 77-to-58 loss to Brookdale Community College, ranked No. 4 in the nation, in the semi-finals of the Region XIX Tournament, at Lackawanna Community College in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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The Residences at Palmer Square to Debut Model Townhome on March 13


Award-Winning Interior Merchandising Firm Lita Dirks & Co Tapped to Create First Model Home at Premier Princeton Community

The Residences at Palmer Square, a brand new luxury townhome and condominium development in the heart of downtown Princeton, N.J., announced today that its first model townhome, designed by award-winning interior merchandising firm Lita Dirks & Co., will be unveiled to the public on March 13.

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WA State Boater Gets Cash Reward for Busting Crime: Stolen Goods Found Online


$2500 from BoatUS; Winter Crime Prevention Tips

When one Washington State boater had his boat burglarized at his marina, he didn’t take the news sitting down.
Peter Hunt, of Oak Harbor, Washington, went to the internet, where he found the thieves selling the stolen items taken during a rash of boat burglaries – including his own chartplotter – on eBay. Recently, he brought his internet investigation to the attention of authorities that led to the arrest and conviction of an adult and two teenagers and recovery of over $50,000 in stolen electronic equipment. Over 90% of the goods stolen at Hunt’s marina were recovered and returned to owners.

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IndiePix Films Acquires Acclaimed Iranian Film, DOG SWEAT



Indie Pix

IndiePix is proud to announce the acquisition of the narrative film DOG SWEAT; director Hossein Keshavarz’s bold and provocative look at Iran’s rebellious youth culture. The film has found worldwide acclaim at the Los Angeles and Tokyo International Film Festivals and was recently nominated for the Acura Someone to Watch Award at the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

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Creating a Dog-Friendly Backyard


By Greg Kleva

Creating a dog-friendly backyard brings many benefits such as the dog’s safety, prevention of boredom and attendant misbehaviors, exercise, and enjoyment of nature. Remember, though, that while letting your dog have a free romp in your yard keeps him exercised, active and happy, the yard should be used only as a temporary retreat. Nothing can replace the time you spend with your furry pal to enhance your relationship and seal your special bond.

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Congressman Rothman Reads to Students at Roosevelt Elementary School in Garfield


On February 28, 2011, Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ) spent an hour with the fourth grade class of the Roosevelt Elementary School in Garfield, NJ as part of the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America program. Congressman Rothman read Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax to the students in their school and spoke with them about the importance and fun of reading. Now in its 14th year, Read Across America raises awareness on how vital it is to motivate children to develop the skills they will need to reach their full potential and succeed in their future endeavors.

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


The Gastroenterology Department at Bergen Regional Medical Center Provides Tips to Prevent, Detect and Treat One of the Most Common Cancers

Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. It is also the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in America and strikes both men and women equally. Although colon cancer can be deadly, the death rate has been going down for the past 15 years. One reason is because colorectal cancer is both preventable and often curable if it is detected early.

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OWC Announces Internal Hard Drive/SSD Upgrades For Just Announced New 2011 Apple Macbook Pro Models


OWC “Do it Yourself” Kits Offer up to 33% More Capacity for Standard Drive Bay, Substantial Savings & Additional Options vs. Factory

Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today the immediate availability of higher capacity, higher speed hard drives and Solid State Drives (SSDs) “Do it Yourself” kits for the new MacBook® Pro 13", 15", and 17" models announced by Apple® last week. OWC’s complete upgrade kits provide all the needed tools, including a bus-powered external enclosure, for the easy installation, data transfer, and ongoing use of the original drive for additional external storage and/or data backup.

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Grammy Award Winner and Jazz Legend Nancy Wilson Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC



Nancy Wilson at the bergenPAC

Nancy Wilson’s musical style has been given names by the music critics. Whether she is a “jazz singer,” “blues singer,” “a pop singer,” or “cabaret singer” the fact still remains that she is a super talented musician. Wilson prefers the descriptive name “song stylist”. When she moved to New York City in 1959, she allotted herself six months to get her career started. In that time she was signed to Capitol Records and released her debut single “Guess I Saw You Today”. Wilson’s debut single was so successful from April of 1960 to July of 1962 that Capitol Records released five of her albums.

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Picarella Trust Fund 2011 Scholarships Available Through K Of C


The James Picarella Memorial Trust Scholarship Fund will again award multiple $1,000 scholarships to Township of Washington high school seniors pursuing full-time higher education at two and four-year colleges, or other post-high school education in business, nursing, technical trades, etc. The Knights of Columbus, Mother Seton Council #5427, administrators of the Trust, will make applications available for interested candidates starting February 28. They may be obtained at the K of C Hall Members’ Room, in the rear of 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ, between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. A supply of applications will also be provided to guidance counselors in nearby schools. Applications must be returned no later than May 1.

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BCC President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan Participates in U.S. Department of Education’s Regional Summit on Community Colleges



Undersecretary of Education Cites Dr. Ryan’s Leadership in Developing Strong Initiatives in Invitation to Today’s Event in Philadelphia

Bergen Community College President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan participated in the U.S. Department of Education’s first Community College Regional Summit today in Philadelphia. “I was honored by the invitation and I have looked forward to participating in the important national conversation that President Barack Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have initiated about eliminating barriers for students trying to complete their education,” Dr. Ryan said.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis hosted a town hall-style forum at the Community College of Philadelphia after touring a job-training center for non-traditional students on Monday.

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New Jerseyans Split Over Gov. Christie’s Proposed Budget


New Jersey voters are split in their evaluation of Gov. ChrisChristie’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2012, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.

While 45 percent are pleased with the budget, 48 percent are displeased, and 7 percent are not sure. Negative evaluations of Christie’s budget appear motivated both by feelings that its proposals are unfair and by a dislike of the governor’s leadership style. Positive evaluations originate in the belief Christie is trying to drastically reduce spending and in favorable personal impressions.

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Teaneck Rotary Celebrates Mardi Gras With Jazz Vibraphone Music


A little confusion happened when I went to visit Teaneck Rotary, always a pleasant makeup. They normally meet at Vitale’s every Wednesday where a buffet lunch is available. Upon walking in to Vitale’s Restaurant, I proceeded to the meeting room, put my outer jacket on a chair and before sitting down, looked around, There was no Rotary paraphernalia anywhere! Questioning the wait staff, the meeting had been moved to Classic Quiche up the street because the room had been booked for a Repast. My jacket and cap were immediately removed from the scene!

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Dine at the California Pizza Kitchen for heart health


Mahwah, NJ - The Universal Heart Health Society (UHHS) announced today that it will be hosting a fundraising event at the California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) in Paramus on Sunday, Mar. 13. CPK has agreed to donate 20% of its restaurant bills to the non-profit when customers present an event flyer, said UHHS Marketing Vice President Courtney Breese.

“We are working on raising awareness about our organization in Bergen County,” Breese said. “I don’t know a better way to do this than to invite the locals out for a great meal.

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