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The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Saturday, June 24 2017 @ 09:53 AM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

New York Times Best-Selling Author Danny Meyer Stirs Up the Restaurant Industry at 2011 Restaurant Operators Conference (ROC)

State-Wide Bartenders to Shake Up Event While Competing to Create the Signature Drink of New Jersey’s Restaurant Week

The 2011 ROC will be held at Mayfair Farms in West Orange and will include educational sessions on food trends and financial health, a networking lunch, and a bartender’s competition, all featuring fresh and local Jersey fresh products. Plans are underway for a cocktail contest where bartenders from around the state will compete for the vodka signature drink for NJ Restaurant Week.

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“Fit Families” Forum on Childhood Obesity Prevention Aims to Help Increase Awareness and Health in Kids

- Thursday, April 14 at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center –

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) is hosting the “Fit Families Forum” on child obesity prevention in Bergen County at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center’s Chiang Auditorium on Thursday, April 14, 2011, from 4:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

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Teachers Encouraged To Apply For Pseg Environmental Education Grants

New Jersey teachers are encouraged to apply for funding through PSEG’s Environmental Education Grant Program, which provides funding to educators who can link their students' understanding of math, science, computer science, and technology with an enthusiasm and appreciation for the environment. This year, PSEG will award $35,000 in grants.

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Official Panelists Announced For 12th Annual Tromadance Film Festival

It was announced today by Tromadance director Jonathan Lees, that the Tromadance Film Festival (April 22-23, Asbury Park NJ) will feature guest panelists Michael Gingold (Managing Editor of Fangoria Magazine), cult animator John Goras (Chirpy), and legendary Queen of Independent Cinema, Debbie Rochon, along with Academy Award nominated animator Bill Plympton, and New York State Film Commissioner Pat Kaufman. Special guest panelist and Tromadance founder, Lloyd Kaufman, will serve as moderator.

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April 15: Theodore and Edith Roosevelt to be Portrayed in “Presidents and Their First Ladies” at The Allendale Community

Annual Program to Feature Actors/Writers William and Sue Wills

The life of Theodore Roosevelt, statesman, author, historian, explorer, conservationist and the 26th President of the United States, and his wife, Edith, will be portrayed at The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living on Friday, April 15 at 2 p.m. The dramatic reenactment, which is free and open to the public, will be performed by actors/writers William and Sue Wills, who present “Portraits of Presidents and Their First Ladies” at the senior campus each spring.

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Sterling Properties’ The Avenue at South Orange Wins Community of the Year Award

Premier Luxury Rental Community Takes Coveted Sales and Marketing Honors

The Avenue at South Orange, the region’s premier luxury rental community, was named the 2011 Grand Award Winner for Community of the Year for a Rental Community Over $1,500 by the New Jersey Builder’s Association (NJBA) at the 24th Annual Sales and Marketing (SAM) Awards Banquet. The transit-oriented community, developed by leading homebuilder Sterling Properties of Livingston, N.J., was also honored in five other categories: Best Logo Design; Best Sales Office; Best Signage Program; Best Marketing Strategy; and Best Rental Home.

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Boaters and Swimmers at Pine Flat Lake Have New Life Jacket Rule

Increasing Federal Regulation for Many Boaters, Says BoatUS
Jumping off your boat for a swim in Pine Flat Lake, California, without a life jacket? As of April 1, anyone found swimming more than 100 feet from shore without a life jacket – including boaters who routinely jump in to try to beat 100-degree-plus temperatures – could result in a $175 fine as part of the new life jacket regulations put in the place by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which manages the lake.
In addition to life jackets now being mandatory for all swimmers outside of designated swim areas, new USACE regulations say that US Coast

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Elementis Signs Full Building Lease At Scipark – Princeton Area’s Premier Science And Technology Campus

-- Vision for Einstein’s Alley Progresses with Increased Activity Among High-Tech Firms –

Woodmont Properties and Simon Developments announced today that Elementis Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of publicly traded Elementis plc (FTSE:ELM), has signed on to be the first tenant at East Windsor’s SciPark, the Princeton area’s most cutting-edge life science and technology campus.

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New Jerseyans Split On Charter Schools; Black Voters Stronger Supporters, Favor School Choice Vouchers

Voters are split on the continuing growth of charter schoolsin New Jersey, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Forty-four percent of all Garden State voters support increasing the number of charter schools in the state, while 42percent oppose adding more charters. Fourteen percent say they don’t know if they support or oppose an increase. Black voters are stronger supporters: 52 percent favor more charter schools.

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Bergen Community College’s Honors Program Named After Former President Dr. Judith Winn

The Honors Program Committee of Bergen Community College named the program after former College President Dr. Judith K. Winn at a dedication Monday during its annual ceremony recognizing more than 100 students.

The dedication of the Dr. Judith K. Winn School of Honors recognizes the contributions of the former president of 12 years.

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Sunset Rotary Club Learns How C.A.S.A. Helps Bergen County's Abused and Neglected Children

At their regular meeting on Wednesday April 6th, members of the Sunset Rotary Club - Glen Rock, Paramus and Ridgewood, learned about the valuable services that Bergen County's Court Appointed Special Advocates provide to children in foster care. Jennifer Murren, who has been director of Bergen County's C.A.S.A. program since its inception 8 years ago, gave a vivid description of the organization and its work. CASA recruits, trains and then supervises community volunteers to advocate for children who are involved with the child welfare and family court systems.

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Free Blood Pressure Screening in Paramus

The Paramus Board of Health will offer free screening for high blood pressure for Paramus residents on Friday, April 29th from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. according to Health Officer, John Hopper. This program can give you important information about your health that can be used to evaluate your risks for high blood pressure. Literature will also be available. No appointment is necessary.

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Board of Health to Conduct Lead Screening for Preschoolers

The Paramus Board of Health has announced that it will offer a screening for blood lead for preschool children in Paramus on Tuesday morning, May 3rd . The test uses a simple fingerstick, and will be held at Borough Hall on Jockish Square.
Paramus Health Officer John Hopper urges the parents of all toddlers, one to six years old, to participate in this screening. “Lead Poisoning can harm the child’s developing brain and nervous system, and can also cause delayed speech, learning disabilities and behavior problems”, Hopper said. State law mandates that every child be screened for blood lead between 9 and 18 months of age, and again between 19 and 26 months of age. Any child over 26 months, but less than six years of age, may be screened, especially if he/she has never previously been tested for lead by their pediatrician.

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New MRI Technology Helps Physicians Detect Prostate Cancer at Englewood Hospital

Patients now have a new, cutting-edge tool in the fight against prostate cancer at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com). VividLook® is an advanced image analysis technology for prostate MRI that provides physicians and radiologists with more information to aid in diagnostic assessment of the prostate gland.

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Signs Of Recovery Boost Leasing Outlook For New Jersey Real Estate

--Tenant optimism driving search for larger, longer-term leases, though slow employment growth blocking market upswing--

With an improving overall business climate and feelings of increased but cautious optimism about regional economic growth, signs of recovery in the property markets are boosting the outlook among New Jersey office landlords, tenants and investors, according to Colliers International New Jersey. Not only are more tenants in the market, but the amount of large tenant demand has increased. In addition, an increasing number of tenants are willing to sign longer-term leases and possibly relocate to higher-end space for the right deal rather than sign a shorter-term renewal, a trend which was not present as recently as six months ago.

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Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center Presents “Ready, Set, Explore” Workshop

Paramus-based Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center, a division of Children’s Aid and Family Services, is presenting “Ready, Set, Explore: Promoting Learning Through Hands-On Experiences,” in partnership with the USA Toy Library Association. This workshop is on Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at 200 Robin Road, Paramus, NJ, and is geared toward early childhood education professionals of infants through preschoolers.

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Voss Honors Several Of New Jersey’s Leading Autism Schools

Assemblywoman Presents Resolutions As Part of Autism Awareness Month

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Assemblywoman Joan Voss on Wednesday visited The Forum School in Waldwick to honor several of New Jersey’s leading schools for autism, all of which are located in Bergen County.“New Jersey is ground zero in the fight against autism,” said Voss (D-Bergen). “With the highest rate in the country, we need to be doing all we can to increase awareness, research and education. These schools have been on the frontline in that quest and they deserve our recognition and appreciation.”

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Nation’s Largest Cherry Blossom Display Blooms In New Jersey This April

Over 4,300 Cherry Blossoms in Essex County Branch Brook Park

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Branch Brook Park Alliance invite the public to the 35th Annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival. This annual two-week event will celebrate the arrival of spring below a canopy of pink and white blossoms from the newly completed collection of 4,300 cherry blossom trees. The festivities run from April 4 until April 17 and feature a gala, bicycle races, 1-mile fun run and 10K run, and a nature photography workshop. The highlight of the festival, Bloomfest, is a family day in the park underneath the blossoms that includes cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, live music, crafters’ marketplace, food and more.

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