By Post Friday, May 15 2015 @ 10:45 AM EDT
Thousands Expected in New Providence in Support of Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – May 15, 2015 – NJ Sharing Network is gearing up for its signature event of the year, the Annual 5K Celebration of Life, which attracts thousands of participants to New Providence each June to support its mission of saving and enhancing lives through organ and tissue donation.
By Press Release Friday, May 15 2015 @ 09:13 AM EDT
(Englewood, NJ) We cross them by car, bus or foot. They take us to work, school, and play. But how much do we really know about the 20 bridges that link the island of Manhattan to the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, as well as New Jersey?
By Post Thursday, May 14 2015 @ 04:36 PM EDT
JerseyCAN releases its ‘State of New Jersey Public Education’ report
Trenton, NJ. — JerseyCAN: The New Jersey Campaign for Achievement Now today released its ‘State of Public Education’ report
: a comprehensive compilation of user-friendly information about New Jersey public schools in 2014. The interactive, online format allows users to see a snapshot of what’s happening in the state’s schools and examines a variety of markers to show how the state’s students and education system perform.
By Press Release Thursday, May 14 2015 @ 04:33 PM EDT
PATERSON, NJ [May 14, 2015]
– Chavez for Charity (CfC) co-founders, Julie Marie Chavez and Joe Cerbo, along with several members of their team, paid a visit to St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. The Verona-based company, best known for its colored bracelets that support 20 different charities, organized a “Make Your Own Bracelet Day” at the hospital to help raise the spirits of children currently receiving care.
By Press Release Thursday, May 14 2015 @ 04:28 PM EDT
PATERSON, NJ [May 14, 2015]
– Adelyn's Book Buggy donated close to 300 books to the St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Dina Jo and Ryan Bradley (pictured
), Co-Founders, donated the mini library in hopes that the books “will help to bring other families their family love, hope, strength and comfort, as it did to our family.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 14 2015 @ 09:22 AM EDT
The show will feature the stunning Royal Lipizzaner breed, as well as Friesian sport horse stallions and a dancing Andalusian horse
East Rutherford, NJ – May 14, 2015 – State Fair Meadowlands, the largest fair in the New York metro area with over 150 rides and attractions, today announced that for the first time ever, it will be welcoming the Lipizzaner Stallions & Horses of the World Show, featuring the stunning Royal Lipizzaner breed, as well as Friesian sport horse stallions and a dancing Andalusian horse. The fair runs June 19 through July 5, at the State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds, next to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.
By Post Thursday, May 14 2015 @ 08:48 AM EDT
PARAMUS, N.J. – Two Bergen Community College students have received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study “need languages” as part of multi-week language institutes in Jordan and Japan. Fewer than 10 percent of applicants earn entry into the federally sponsored program, according to the most recent data from the Department of State.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 13 2015 @ 10:54 AM EDT
Friday, May 15
12:30 PM .. Military Appreciation Month, Bergen County Administration Building, One Bergen County Plaza
6PM .. Paramus Police Memorial Ceremony, Police Headquarters. Veterans are asked to appear and show support for their brothers in blue.
Sunday, May 17
9:15 - 11:30 AM .. Jewish Community Center, Forest Avenue & Spring Valley Road, Breakfast with Harry Ettlinger "Monument Man'.
Dumont Elks, Flag Retirement Ceremony. Call Chip Morgan @ 201 527 5225 for details
By Post Wednesday, May 13 2015 @ 09:55 AM EDT
Hackensack, NJ -- The Bergen County Parks Department and the Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs will present the 4th annual Bergen County High School Concert Band Festival at the Overpeck Park amphitheater, 199 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, on May 19 at 7 p.m.
By Post Wednesday, May 13 2015 @ 09:54 AM EDT
Upper Saddle River, N.J.—May 13, 2015 -The Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of 18 orphans from Uganda, will present their new production Oh, What Love in Upper Saddle River May 23-24. The performances will be held at Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church at 318 West Saddle River Rd. on Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 24 at 10 a.m. Performances are free and open to the public.
By Post Wednesday, May 13 2015 @ 08:00 AM EDT
May 12, 2015 – New Jersey
– Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network announced today that they have signed the definitive agreement for the two health systems to merge and become Hackensack Meridian Health. The agreement follows nearly seven months of due diligence during which time a thorough review of clinical, regulatory, service, and financial issues occurred. The merger still requires state and federal regulatory clearance, which the health systems expect within the next nine to twelve months.
By Post Tuesday, May 12 2015 @ 10:50 AM EDT
PARAMUS, N.J. – Tony-winning American actor-icon Ben Vereen will close the 2014-15 “Curtain Up!” series at the Bergen Community College Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre.
Vereen, who has appeared on Broadway and throughout the world in such shows as “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Pippin” and “A Christmas Carol,” plays Bergen Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m.
By Press Release Tuesday, May 12 2015 @ 06:10 AM EDT
(Saddle River, NJ)
On April 25, under bright, sunny skies, the 4th Annual Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial Run was held in memory of the Saddle River resident who lost her battle with cervical cancer in July 2011 at the age of 46.
By Press Release Monday, May 11 2015 @ 11:12 PM EDT
~ Hunter Douglas Offers Exciting Introductions for Spring ~
PEARL RIVER, N.Y., May 11, 2015 – Form and function equals great design. This spring’s introductions from Hunter Douglas, the world leader in custom window fashions, are just that, a seamless blend of form and function that translates to a stylish design statement at the window. These products show, once again, that at Hunter Douglas, window dressing truly is an art form.
Highlights of the new offerings include:
By Post Monday, May 11 2015 @ 07:05 PM EDT
in a First of its Kind Forum
Health and Human Services Regional Director brings both states together to share best practices for expanding access to care and reducing the rate of the uninsured thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
New York, NY – May 11, 2015 – Both New York and New Jersey have exceeded the national average for reducing the uninsured population since the inception of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid expansion, and leaders from both states convened to discuss best practices. Both states have expanded Medicaid, and while New York operates a state-based exchange and has collectively expanded coverage to over 2 million residents, New Jersey participates as a federal exchange, and collectively has reached over 700,000 residents.
By Post Monday, May 11 2015 @ 11:18 AM EDT
On April 16, 2015, Berkeley College celebrated its more than 120 military and veteran graduates at the 3rd Annual Veterans History Project Gala and Graduation Dinner. At the event, each military graduate received a certificate and a red, white and blue honor cord worn at the 2015 Commencement ceremony.
By Post Monday, May 11 2015 @ 11:04 AM EDT
– Kitten season has arrived, and for rescues, this is one of the busiest times of the year. A Pathway to Hope is hosting a kitten shower to support our rescue efforts. Join us virtually any time, or in person on Saturday, May 16th from 11AM to 2PM at Jake's Place at Rockledge Garden Center for a kitten meet and greet complete with fuzzy kittens for you to snuggle and goodies for all. Bring some goodies for our adoptable kittens, make a cat toy, and meet these adorable babies!
By Post Friday, May 08 2015 @ 07:37 AM EDT
PARAMUS, N.J. – With its acceptance into the Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network, Bergen Community College has become the first community college to join the group with members on five continents.
“Given our location in Bergen County, one could argue that we are part of the quintessential American suburb,” Bergen professor and Suburban Study Group Chair Phil Dolce, Ph.D., said. “That makes it our responsibility to become a leading voice on this topic. Joining the Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network validates our work to date and strengthens our future endeavors as we continue to study the complex intricacies of suburban life.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 07 2015 @ 08:42 AM EDT
at 7:30 p.m. on June 8th and 22nd. The Club invites anyone interested in the harmonica or harmonica music to join the group to play or listen. Light refreshments are always available. Among the celebrity members are: Enrico Granafei of Trumpets Jazz Club; Dennis Gruenling, teacher and well known blues player; Harry Feinberg, famous member of the Harmonica Rascals; Gary Mettler, performer and teacher; Rob Paparozzi, harmonicist and former lead singer of Blood, Sweat and Tears.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 06 2015 @ 02:16 PM EDT
Fairgoers can find almost any of their favorites at the fair, such as nachos, chicken wings, turkey legs, deep-fried veggies, kielbasa, zeppoles, Stromboli or the tasty and tender “pig butt on a stick.” Feeling daring? How about a donut burger, shark kebab or foot-long bacon corn dog?
East Rutherford, NJ – May 6, 2015 – Hungry anyone? If the warmer temperatures outside are getting you in the mood for yummy summer food, look no further than State Fair Meadowlands. This year the fair will have over 50 food vendors, offering endless treats to delight both kids and adults. Fairgoers can sample a mix of savory favorites such as real Philly cheesesteaks, gyros, pizza, corn on the cob and much more, as well as sweet indulgences such as deep-friend Pop Tarts, ice cream sundaes with fresh strawberries and cotton candy.