By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 03:29 PM EDT
Team Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative at Recent Tournament
The Bergen Community College women’s volleyball team digs pink – and we’re not talking about fashion.
In order to serve up a message of breast cancer awareness, the team is participating in the Side-Out Foundation’s near-900-college “Dig Pink” effort to raise funds in support of breast cancer research.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 02:52 PM EDT
Proper Dog Walking Brings Peace to the Pack, Simulates Primal Pack Hunt for Food
Colder weather often means less exercise for dogs, which need at least 30 minutes of daily aerobic exercise. According to Chris Rago, owner of Pet’s Best Friend NJ, a division of Oradell, NJ-based Doggy Deuce Removal Service, www.doggydeucerml.com, “Dogs, like people, are healthier and happier when they get proper exercise, even when the temperatures drop.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 02:44 PM EDT
Children’s Aid and Family Services is hosting an Adoption Celebration to launch its new Adoption Services on Sunday, November 15, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at its Adoption and Family Services Center at Riggs House, 148 Prospect Street, Ridgewood, NJ. “This event is a celebration for anyone in the community touched by adoption who would like to learn more about the services we have available,” says Bob Jones, Ph.D., president and CEO of the agency.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 02:35 PM EDT
Broadridge Leases Entire Jersey City Building for Another Seven Years
In one of the year’s largest office transactions in the Tri-State region, FirstService Williams negotiated a seven-year renewal of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.’s lease for 320,282 square feet at 2 Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey. Michael T. Cohen and Colton Brown of FirstService Williams and David Pennetta of Oxford & Simpson Realty, Inc. of Jericho, New York advised Long Island-based Broadridge in the transaction
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 02:30 PM EDT
New Englewood Hospital Public Service Video Promotes Hand Hygiene to Help Stop Spread of Flu
- “Dr. Rich Lather” exposes invisible germ hideaways and offers tips -
Elmo is not the only character spreading the news about fighting germs and the flu this season. Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has produced a unique public service video starring “Dr. Rich Lather” and other costumed hand characters and cleverly animated germs to heighten awareness about proper hand hygiene to keep germs from spreading. The initiative is part of the Medical Center’s continued commitment to provide the community with quality health care and health and safety education.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 02:28 PM EDT
The Legal Center Continues to Attract and Retain Leading Businesses
Matrix Development Group, one of the Northeast’s most active and well-regarded real estate investment and development companies, has announced that LeClairRyan, a nationally known law firm, has signed a 45,000-square-foot lease at One Riverfront Center. Also known as the Legal Center, One Riverfront Center is an 18-story, Class A office and retail tower located in the heart of downtown Newark. With this transaction, the building has approximately 40,000 square feet of available space for lease.
By Mark Maynard Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 06:03 AM EDT
The Hyundai Sonata is a well-done package of space, accommodations and comfort, but a little too stealth to get the recognition it deserves.
Recently in the parking lot at work, a colleague gave the car a look and said: "Nice looking. What is it?"
When I answered "a Hyundai," the response was: "Really!"
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 09:37 PM EDT
The Borough of Paramus will be hosting an Operation Medicine Cabinet NJ local collection site as part of the first statewide medicine disposal day in the nation. The event will take place at the Paramus Police Department between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2009. This initiative, open to all residents, was organized to encourage local community residents to properly dispose of their unused, unwanted and expired medicine.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 06:59 PM EDT
The Bergen Community College Foundation recently partnered with the Financial Planning Association of New Jersey to teach students about the importance of fiscal responsibility during these challenging economic times. “Money Management and Budgeting: Taking Control of Your Life” was the theme behind a series of workshops held at the College’s Paramus campus. The Financial Planning Association of New Jersey also established an essay contest for Bergen students. The winner, to be announced at a later date, will receive a $500 scholarship for the Spring 2010 semester.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 12:45 PM EDT
Get your glow on by putting on a new face for fall. The latest makeup trends offer something for everyone from outrageous cat eyes to luscious red lips, so you can face the new season with a fresh outlook.
This season's beauty routine starts with a foundation that shows off your natural skin tone.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 08:18 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 07:47 PM EDT
Environmental and Engineering Management Firm Will Present With Parette Somjen Architects and Others on the Benefits of Solar Power for New Jersey Schools
Whitman, New Jersey's leading environmental and engineering management firm, has announced that it will be presenting at the Solar Power for Schools Symposium, taking place Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlantic City. New Jersey is the national leader for using solar power, and schools have the ability to reap the benefits of this alternative energy. The symposium, which will begin at 8 a.m., will cover the basics of photovoltaic systems and how solar power can serve as a revenue source for school districts.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 05:22 PM EDT
Dr. Ron Mazurek touched countless lives as a talented musician and associate professor of music at Bergen Community College. In honor of his passion for education and commitment to students, the College unveiled the “Ron Mazurek Music Technology Laboratory Plaque” on October 14, 2009 in the Recital Hall in West Hall, on the Paramus campus. The unveiling was followed by a reception and retrospective of Dr. Mazurek’s works Dr. Mazurek began his tenure at Bergen as a lecturer in 1998.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 03:44 PM EDT
Will be hosting 'free' dumpling workshops all over NYC and New Jersey
Wai Hon Chu and Connie Lovatt , authors of the new cookbook, THE DUMPLING: A SEASONAL GUIDE will be hosting a series of FREE dumpling workshop classes all over NYC and NJ.
Friday, November 6th, 2009 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Whole Foods Market- Paramus
2701 Bergen Mall
Paramus, New Jersey
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 03:38 PM EDT
Del Webb recently introduced Faithe Bland as a new Lifestyle Director for its River Pointe community for active-adults in Manchester, N.J. In this position, Bland will work with members of River Pointe to engage, enrich and enlighten their daily lives. The hiring of Bland is part of Del Webb’s continued effort to offer the residents at River Pointe with the best active-adult environment possible.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 03:33 PM EDT
Bergen Community College Speaker Series Brings Big Names to Campus
Pulitzer Prize-Winner Junot Diaz and Political Humorist Bill Maher to Speak This Fall
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a former U.S. congressman and a popular comedian and political commentator – among other notable personalities – will appear at Bergen Community College this fall for the 2009 Speaker Series.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 03:31 PM EDT
John Connolly, Mark Borst and Joyce Votero
The Wyckoff Family YMCA
has a new brick patio courtesy of a hard-working Eagle Scout. The scout, John Connolly of Troop 77, Wyckoff, chose the Wyckoff Family YMCA for his community service project and decided to embellish the area around The William E. Boye Jr. Tree to beautify the grounds. He approached Mark Borst, president of Borst Landscape and Design
(Borst) in Allendale, to help bring his project to fruition.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 03:26 PM EDT
Bring a Surprising Mix of Jazz, Bluegrass, Bebop and More … to the stage at bergenPAC - Saturday November 21st - 8:00 PM
With a total of 11 Grammy wins and a whopping 27 nominations, banjo big-hit Béla Fleck and the Flecktones bring their multifaceted and seemingly unrivaled sound to the stage at bergenPAC on November 21st, at 8 p.m. Since the beginning, Fleck bounced between a handful of musical genres, from Jazz to Rock to Bluegrass, playing with dozens of artists like Nanci Griffith, Garth Brooks and The Chieftains.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 03:23 PM EDT
(AIA)/CES REGISTERED PROVIDER with new presentation entitled "Acoustical Designs of Sustainable Schools"
Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates (LSG&A), one of the top acoustical engineering firms in the country, is pleased to announce that the firm continues as an American Institute of Architects (AIA)/CES Registered Provider with a new presentation entitled "Acoustical Designs of Sustainable Schools".
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26, 2009, 03:20 PM EDT
Just in time for Halloween, Three Rivers Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, announced today that its 2003 sleeper hit, THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE: Complete Protection from the Living Dead by Max Brooks, has topped 1 million copies in print. Brooks, a former writer on Saturday Night Live, was inspired to write THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE after the Y2K scare. “I wrote THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE for me, stuck it in a drawer for a while, and never imagined it would be published, let alone be this successful. I think its longevity is due largely to its realistic tone. Take out the zombies and it is still a general disaster survival guide.”