By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 04:18 PM EDT
This will help to Ensure Medicare Beneficiaries are Protected from Scams
Kicks off with a $1 million national & ethnic radio buy targeted around the $250 one time tax-free donut hole rebate check included in the Affordable Care Act
As eligible seniors who have entered the Medicare Part D donut hole this year begin to receive their tax-free, one time rebate check for $250 starting this Thursday, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and senior officials from the Administration on Aging and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today launched a national education effort to ensure that seniors have the information they need to protect themselves from potential scams or fraud when it comes to their Medicare benefits.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 03:57 PM EDT
Who: Bergen Professors Theo Solomon, Bill Madden, Linda Robins and Dean Amparo Codding.
What: Bergen Community College professors will host a photography and oil painting exhibit to showcase images of different cities and countries throughout the world.
When: The opening of the exhibit will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The exhibition is open to the public and will remain on display until Wednesday, August 11, 2010. The exhibit hours are Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursdays, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free.
Where: The exhibit will take place at Gallery Bergen on the third floor of West Hall on the College’s main campus at 400 Paramus Road, in Paramus.
Why: Bergen Community College’s students represent 169 countries around the world. The exhibit offers a unique perspective of cultural diversity and travel destinations.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 03:54 PM EDT
Jackie Poritz and Bob Jones
People who give of their time and talent make all the difference in a non-profit agency’s ability to provide critical services. For Children’s Aid and Family Services, volunteers help in countless ways, from running supply drives that benefit the agency’s Baby Basics program to helping at fundraising events. The agency recently honored 11 of these dedicated individuals at a ceremony held at its Healing Garden in Ridgewood, NJ.
Those featured include Jackie Poritz of Paramus, Kathryn Bleckman of Allendale, Helen Barrand of Glen Rock, Chris Salamone of Ridgewood, Rick and Joli Nelson of Emerson, Brenda and Frank Gallagher of Ho-Ho-Kus, United Water of Harrington Park, Argo Turboserve Corporation of Lyndhurst, and Timothy Glenn Photographers of Ridgewood.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:28 PM EDT
Facing the daunting prospect of securing a job after graduation, a select group of students at William Paterson University in Wayne are planning to take matters into their own hands. Financial planning, that is, and these trendsetters are learning how to best help the public get their financial affairs in order, while improving their own chances for employment.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:26 PM EDT
Bergen Community College recognized 105 graduating students with academic awards, including 43 who earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages. The College gave out the awards at a ceremony held before an audience of students’ families that packed the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the main campus. The awards recognize top students from the College’s individual academic programs as well as those successfully completing an Honors Program course of study, participants in Phi Theta Kappa, winners of Bergen Community College Foundation scholarships and students listed in “Who’s Who in American Junior Colleges.”
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:22 PM EDT
Known throughout the world for its cutting-edge culture, innovative and creative arts communities, and beautiful beachfront setting, it is only fitting that on September 25, 2010, Santa Monica, California will host, for the second time on Santa Monica State Beach, the nation’s only dusk ‘til dawn biennial outdoor arts festival, known as Glow.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:19 PM EDT
Marking the Start of Summer, Free Workshop Will Teach Children Which Plants and Perennials Attract the Beautiful Creatures
With the school year coming to a close, local children will be looking for fun ways to stay active in the coming months. To mark the start of summer, Midland Park, N.J.-based R&S Landscaping will teach local youngsters how to create a garden filled with fluttering butterflies.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:17 PM EDT
Whitman Develops Two-Year Payback Projects for Lighting Fixtures and Boilers
Whitman, New Jersey's leading environmental and engineering management firm, recently completed an energy audit for a public housing authority, focusing on HVAC, electrical, lighting and domestic water energy conservation measures. In all, Whitman analyzed 25 energy conservation measures in each of the buildings investigated.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:11 PM EDT
DION Of Dion
Tuesday, July 27th- 8:00 PM - $89, $66, $49, $39, $29
Lead singer for Dion and the Belmonts with hits including “Run Around Sue,” “The Wanderer,” “Dream Lover,” “Fever” and “Who Do You Love,” DION and his music represent a special time and place. . . a moment when a song could mean so much and a singer could sum up what it meant to be young, in love and on top of the world. A street poet and singer of extraordinary versatility, range and resonance, Dion defined Rock 'n' Roll for a generation. In 1957 he brought the best of the neighborhood rockers together to form Dion & The Belmonts, named after Belmont Avenue, in the heart of the Bronx.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:07 PM EDT
A beach-side celebration of action sports, brands and bands.
PacSun is celebrating the outset of summer with the PacSun Summer Solstice Beach Ballyhoo, taking place Saturday, June 19th through Sunday, June 20th in Santa Monica on the beach. The two day beach party will feature unique brand activities, action sports exhibitions and some of the most buzzed about bands on the planet. Tickets are free while supplies last and will be available June 4th exclusively at Southern California PacSun stores. Visit pacsun.com/ballyhoo for a list of stores giving away tickets.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:05 PM EDT
- Cole Schotz, two-time consecutive winner, chairs July event to help send inner-city children to summer camp -
Hackensack, N.J.-based law firm Cole Schotz (www.coleschotz.com) and the Greater Newark Fresh Air Fund have announced the 24th annual Battle of the Barristers softball tournament and are seeking additional teams to participate in the fundraiser. All proceeds go to the Fresh Air Fund, which has been sending inner-city children to summer camp for 125 years.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, June 08 2010 @ 02:03 PM EDT
CresaPartners in Paramus, NJ was recently recognized by the CoStar Group as one of the nation’s Top Brokerage Firms, and two principals of the firm, James Scancarella and Dennis Gralla, were recognized with Power Broker Awards. The annual accolades salute the "best of the best" in commercial real estate brokerage by spotlighting the U.S. firms and brokers that closed the highest transaction volume in commercial property leases or sales in 2009
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, June 07 2010 @ 10:26 AM EDT
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center received a nomination for an Award of Distinction from the NJ Sharing Network, a non-profit, federally-certified, state-approved organ procurement organization. The nomination recognized the Medical Center for achieving a 75% conversion (organ donor) rate and for exhibiting multi-disciplinary excellence in creating an optimal environment for organ donation and transplant. In a recent visit to the Medical Center, representatives from the NJ Sharing Network, along with an organ donation recipient, presented a certificate to Englewood Hospital’s Critical Care team in appreciation of their ongoing support and dedication to organ donation.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, June 07 2010 @ 10:12 AM EDT
Brianna Deleasa, Sinem Durmaz and Erhan Erol
In 2009, 14,630 Americans donated organs for live-saving transplants. As part of a service-learning project, 70 Bergen Community College students are doing their part to encourage even more adults to consider organ donation.
Students in two classes – Professor Barbara Davis’ Introduction to Human Biology and Professor Anita Verno’s Web Development Using HTML – joined to create websites featuring information on organ donation.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, June 06 2010 @ 06:24 PM EDT
By Anonymous Sunday, June 06 2010 @ 07:53 AM EDT
When the slight chill of spring gradually gives way to the warmth of summer, thoughts and cravings turn to sun-soaked afternoons on the water, outdoor barbecues and, of course, the cooling comfort of ice cream.
Sure, we can turn to our always reliable friends at Ben & Jerry's, Haagen-Dazs and Baskin-Robbins to satisfy our primal urge for this most elemental of desserts, but instead of heading to the nearest ice cream parlor or supermarket freezer case, why not make it ourselves as a way to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend?
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, June 05 2010 @ 12:53 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, June 05 2010 @ 11:58 AM EDT
By Caroline Dipping Saturday, June 05 2010 @ 07:43 AM EDT
For Father's Day, how about giving Dad a belt? A belt of cake, that is.
Sean Allen is the bartender/baker behind Cake Buzz, a Los Angeles cakery that makes pound cakes based on cocktails. From coladas to cosmos, Cake Buzz offers up to 500 hooch-drenched flavors that are as moist as they are rich and tasty. (The divine Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur and Vincent Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka Cake can be wrung out like a bar towel it is so "wet.")
By Paramus Post Friday, June 04 2010 @ 04:43 PM EDT
This Year’s State Fair to Feature Piccadilly Circus, Sea Lion Splash and BATCOPTER Shows, Plus 50 Food Vendors and Over 150 Rides and Attractions
East Rutherford, NJ – (Spring 2010) – State Fair Meadowlands will return, bigger and better than ever, to East Rutherford this summer, with 19 days full of action-packed fun for all ages. New Jersey’s largest, annual family-friendly event will run daily from June 17 – July 5.