The Garden Club of Harrington Park's Holiday "Make-it & Take-it" was a festive and fun evening for all!
Garden Club President Gerri Gibney, all decked out in colonial garb, guided the enthusiastic crafters in making Williamsburg-style swags, centerpieces and wreaths, while recounting background on the colonists' traditions and customs.
Last week, as millions of Americans toiled, Republican senators complained about having to work so close to Christmas.
"Disrespecting one of the two holiest of holidays for Christians," Sen. Jon Kyl boomed.
"Sacrilegious," Sen. Jim DeMint thundered.
When bureaucrats talk about increasing our "access" to x, y or z, what they're really talking about is increasing exponentially their control over our lives. As it is with the government health care takeover, so it is with the newly approved government plan to "increase" Internet "access." Call it Webcare.
Untreated hypertension may lead to heart attack or stroke. Even without noticeable symptoms, unsuspecting victims of high blood pressure may experience significant health effects. Paramus Health Officer, John Hopper reminds us that because hypertension can be treated, early detection is necessary for good management. Healthy eating and daily physical activity can have beneficial results. For that reason, Paramus residents will be offered several opportunities in January to have their blood pressure checked by the Borough nurses.
Following a longtime tradition. React Leader Karen Peterson brought a group of students from West Brook Middle School to the Dale Avenue School in Paterson. Three buses left West Brook with teachers, adults and students to give the toddlers at the Paterson school an experience of visiting with Santa Claus. This tradition was started by then Principal Bill Freeman and carried on after he left. Last year Principal Oscar Diaz accompanied the group; this year Vice Principal Mrs. Carla Alvarez learned about Santa’s visit.
SCORE Bergen offers free, in person, business counseling to entrepreneurs who are looking to start up a small business or have the need to grow their existing business. It is a part of SCORE National which is a non-profit business counseling organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE Bergen has 47 experienced business executives who volunteer their time to help small businesses form and grow. Their backgrounds encompass Accounting, Financing, Marketing, Manufacturing, Operations, Legal, Sales and General Management. Score counselors can help solve business problems or direct clients to outside resources.
For the past few years, www.ParamusPost.com has been invited to attend the holiday party at Allendale Community for Mature Living. Each year, they have outdone themselves making it better and better. The buffet was outstanding, the bar was kept busy and Uncle Floyd was even better than last year. Dr. Hector Giancarlo and Mary Stampleman are to be congratulated on their efforts and community service.
Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who was a co-sponsor of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act (S. 2847), which was signed into law by President Obama this week, released the following statement:
Loud and disruptive television ads have been a regular concern conveyed to me by my constituents since I came to the U.S. House of Representatives. These complaints are in addition to the consistent grievances filed by consumers to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the past fifty years
Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson join forces, plan ‘Jersey Road Trip’
If you want to trade in your car, boat, motorcycle or RV in return for the satisfaction of making a donation to the work of Habitat for Humanity International, four Habitat affiliates in Northern New Jersey have a special deal for you. Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson have been awarded a matching donation grant of up to $100,000 from Habitat’s Cars for Homes program. This means that the cash value of vehicles donated to these affiliates between Nov. 1, 2010, and June 30, 2011, will be matched with donations from Habitat for Humanity International.
New Luxury Development in Downtown Princeton Urges Buyers To Choose Prime Units Now
The Residences at Palmer Square, the new luxury development situated in the heart of downtown Princeton, N.J., announced today that it has welcomed its first residents to the stunning townhome and condominium community.
“Be careful where you click” is the warning PC Tools issued throughout 2010 to drive consumers’ online safety and protection. This message is more important than ever following Google’s recent study of the year’s top searches in their “Zeitgeist 2010: How the world searched” report.
PC Tools has identified the 7 most memorable cybercrime incidents associated with them, as we look back on how these top searched terms made cyber security headlines. Listed below are the highlights from PC Tools of this year’s most astonishing cybercrime activities; ranging from small-scale pranks to security breaches of global impact:
Faulty heating systems, power blackouts and the use of cheaper but dangerous heating methods during difficult economic times make fall and winter the prime time for deaths caused by carbon monoxide, often called the “invisible killer.”
Accidental carbon monoxide exposure accounts for an estimated 15,000 emergency department visits and 500 unintentional deaths in the United States each year.
With the signing of almost 46,000 square feet of new office leases, Colliers International has brought 7 Graphics Drive in Ewing, N.J., to 100 percent occupancy. Wholesale banking firm Cenlar FSB leased 41,000 square feet, while environmental engineering firm Geosyntrec Consultants Inc. leased the remaining 5,472 square feet.
Money Management International offer frugal tips during the holiday shopping season
This year the average holiday shopper plans to spend $688 on holiday-related expenses, with $518 for gifts alone, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2010 Holiday Consumer Intentions and Action Survey. Whether your budget for the holidays is higher, lower, or right in line with the national averages, you should always try to stay within the limit you set for yourself. If you find you’ve maxed out this year’s gift budget, yet still have people left to check off your gift list, the art of no-expense gifting may be your best option.
For Elisabete Miranda, the president of Translation Plus Inc., the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Bergen Community College provided an invaluable source of expertise for growing her business. Ms. Miranda, a graduate of Bergen Community College in Paramus, accepted an NJSBDC 2010 Success Award today at the organization’s Small Business Growth Success Awards luncheon at the Forsgate County Club in Monroe Township. The award follows recent recognition from the national accounting firm of Ernst & Young, which named her one of its 2010 Entrepreneurial Winning Women. She was one of 13 small business owners and small businesses honored by the 11 NJSBDCs throughout the state.
The Paramus Board of Health, in conjunction with the Diabetes Foundation, is sponsoring a public education meeting entitled “The Emotional Side of Diabetes” on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Life Safety Building on Carlough Drive. Our guest speaker is Dr. Melissa Scollan-Koliopoulis, EdD, APRN-BC, CDE, BC-ADM and the moderator will be Janet Longo, RN, RD, CDE of the Hackensack University Medical Center.
Coutinho, Quigley, Wagner, Watson Coleman Measure Would Streamline Approval Process for Smart Growth Developments
The Assembly Budget Committee on Tuesday approved a measure sponsored by Assembly members Albert Coutinho, Joan Quigley, Connie Wagner, and Bonnie Watson Coleman to streamline the development approval process to encourage Smart Growth and remove many of the burdens that often prevent developers from investing in New Jersey.
Carol Somerville, Pam Caine, Cory Cowan, Harriett Nachum, Margo Tucker, Lynne Stewart, and Talia Leschner
On Tuesday, December 7th, the Sisterhood of Temple Sinai of Bergen County in Tenafly prepared and served a hot, nutritious dinner to over 150 people, who would have otherwise gone without, at the River Street Walk-In Dinner Programin Hackensack. Many of the Bergen County residents served extended their appreciation by commenting on the delicious and abundant food, and noticing the efforts made to make the evening warm and special. Snce 1991, every day of the year, a different congregation or organization provides, prepares and serves dinner through the Walk-In Dinner Program.
Bergen Community College and Kean University today entered into a dual-enrollment partnership to offers Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree (BSN) completion program that will enable nursing students to earn their bachelor’s degree at Bergen. The agreement, signed by Bergen President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan and Kean President Dr. Dawood Farahi at Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst, will mean that nursing students starting at Bergen next semester will be able to take courses toward a BSN from Kean while completing their Associate in Applied Science Degree at Bergen.