By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 17, 2009, 10:29 AM EDT
Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus will host a Giant Flea and Craft Market on Sunday, October 4, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on its site at 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ. Refreshments will be available. Proceeds will be donated to local charities. The heavy rain date is Sunday, October 11, 2009.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 17, 2009, 10:26 AM EDT
Sunflower Award Recognizes How Homeowner’s Well-Kept Landscaping Beautifies Town
Ridgewood’s Project Pride, a volunteer town beautification committee, has awarded its Sunflower Award to the Ridgewood home of David and Linda Schmitt. The award recognizes the Schmitts’ property for its contribution to beautifying the town, in particular because of its flowers that enhance a stone wall along the home’s frontage. Linda Schmitt immediately called Borst Landscape and Design, the full-service landscaping firm in Allendale that manages all her landscaping, including the design and maintenance of her colorful garden beds, to express her delight.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 17, 2009, 10:08 AM EDT
Renowned Professor to Discuss Armenian Culture and History
Noted author and Teaneck-native Peter Balakian, who has written extensively about the Armenian experience, will speak at Bergen Community College on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 6 p.m. Balakian’s visit, arranged by the College’s Peace, Justice and Reconciliation Center and the Center for the Study of Intercultural Understanding, brings the nationally recognized author and scholar to Bergen to discuss the struggle of the Armenian people in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as well as their history, poetry and literature.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 17, 2009, 09:59 AM EDT
Featuring The Grassroots Starring Rob Grill “Lovin’ Things”, The Vogues “You’re The One”, Brian Hyland “Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” and Chris Montez “Let’s Dance”
Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 8:00PM
$58, $48, $42, $25
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 17, 2009, 09:51 AM EDT
Casey Carle’s Bubblemania
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Time: 1 & 4PM - Tickets: $17 (Buy 3 shows for $36)
Code: 1PM – 4PM -
It's a soapy spectacular as pre-eminent bubble artist Casey Carle brings his act to BergenPAC - he's bubble consultant to Cirque du Soleil and now you get to see why! Loaded with visual comedy, quick wit and big band music, not to mention big beautiful bubbles, Casey Carle's BubbleMania is an interactive treat for the whole family!
By Mark Maynard Thursday, September 17, 2009, 09:34 AM EDT
2010 Chevrolet Equinox
As American consumers learn to do more with less, the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox crossover makes economic sense.
It has more room than a midsize sedan but comparable pricing and fuel economy. The standard model of Equinox has an EPA fuel economy rating of 32 mpg on the highway from a sophisticated four-cylinder engine. That's one mpg less than the Malibu sedan — and a notable accomplishment for any vehicle that weighs close to two tons with a couple of passengers.
By Paramus Post Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 08:33 PM EDT
~ Stylish Decorating Tips from the Nation’s Leading Custom Window Fashions Manufacturer ~
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Sept. 8, 2009 – Doctors, musicians, political leaders – everyone has a particular skill set, but not everyone is willing to share the tips and trends of their trade. Fortunately, Sally Morse, Director of Creative Services for Hunter Douglas, North America’s leading custom window fashions manufacturer, likes to share.
By William Moyers Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 05:48 PM EDT
At 7:33 this morning, history was made. It is the start of another school year for my three kids, and they went off to class without a parent behind the wheel of the car.
My eldest son is driving now. And with no fanfare or photos to record the moment, he took his younger brother and sister to school.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 04:40 PM EDT
Cold Stone Creamery locations offer free ice cream to help make wishes come true
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is partnering with Cold Stone Creamery® during the month of September for a fundraising celebration. Stores in New Jersey are working together to raise funds to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions throughout the Garden State. The Make-A-Wish Foundation has collaborated with Cold Stone Creamery since 2002, generating $3.2 million in donations.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 04:36 PM EDT
RolliGang from Germany
Band Features People with Disabilities; Concerts Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.
There are an estimated 23 million U.S. adults living with a disability – 12.4 percent of the U.S. population. Yet, various stigmas often restrict people with disabilities, challenging their ability to secure employment and participate in social activities.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 04:31 PM EDT
In what may signal a new trend in non-profit operations, The Central Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CABVI) is now playing the lead role in servicing clients of the award-winning Greening the Cleaning® institutional products for another non-profit, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology®.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 04:24 PM EDT
Anthony White, a 20+ year food industry veteran, has been named general manager of A Mano, announced co-owners Fred Mortati and Carlo Orlando. Prior to joining A Mano, Mr. White spent over 15 years in the kitchens of Radisson and Sheraton Hotels (as executive chef at Mt. Arlington and sous chef at Mahwah locations of the latter), along with a one year stint at Silver Spring Farm in Flanders. Since 2002, Mr. White served as senior sales specialist at Orlando Foods, the Maywood-based Italian food importing business owned by Messrs. Mortati and Orlando, and prior thereto, for two years as territory manager at US Food Service
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 04:13 PM EDT
The Alphabet Killer, a movie featuring digital special effects work by five Bergen Community College student interns, will air on the cable network Showtime Showcase this month. Check your local listings for channel location. The students were assisted by Bergen Professor Francis Schmidt, who secured their internships with the film’s producers. In return for their help, the producers donated $6,500 to a Bergen scholarship fund.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 04:11 PM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) will host its annual “Walk to Remember” on Sunday, October 11, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. A special service to honor the memories of babies who died as a result of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or newborn death is planned and will include a walk around the medical center’s campus. Those attending will gather in the Hekemian Auditorium, located on the medical center’s campus, 30 Prospect Avenue in Hackensack.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 04:09 PM EDT
The Kaplen Pavilion
As workers tend to finishing touches and staff prepare for the first patients, Englewood Hospital is just weeks away from opening the doors to The Kaplen Pavilion, a next-generation facility with almost 60,000 square feet dedicated to patient care. The stunning two-story structure, which stretches from the Main Lobby of the Medical Center almost to the northernmost boundary of the campus,
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 03:01 PM EDT
By Paramus Post Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 09:17 PM EDT
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Sept. 15, 2009 – Hunter Douglas, Inc., the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window fashions, was named one of New Jersey’s “Top 100 Private Companies” in the August 24 issue of the influential business journal NJBIZ. In fact, the company was among the top 25 in the annual listing, which ranks companies by revenue.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 02:37 PM EDT
What do we all try to do best these days? Even when it comes to what we wear? Multitask! Given the state of the economy, we're all trying to do more with what we already have and what we invest in for our wardrobe. Fall 2009 menswear is a study in what's smart, enduring and functional.
By Paramus Post Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 02:16 PM EDT
A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts’ 24th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday, October 3rd
Crafters of all ages are invited to join in the festivities at A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Paramus Place, Paramus, NJ, on Saturday, October 3rd in celebration of the company’s 24th anniversary. Events begin at 11 a.m. with delicious birthday cake, followed by a Pumpkin Decorating Make & Take from 1-3 pm. Purchase a carvable pumpkin and decorate it at the store for free! From 3-5 p.m. there’s a free Papercrafting and Scrapbooking Tool Time Make & Take. Drawings for free classes, birthday parties, and gift cards will take place throughout the day.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 08:06 PM EDT