By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 06:48 PM EST
Governor’s Proposed Changes Would Minimize Economic Hardship on Businesses
Governor Chris Christie’s proposed changes to the state’s unemployment system will take the bite out of arduous tax provisions that threaten the economic viability of thousands of businesses across the state, the New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) said today. The NJRA is one of the state’s largest employer groups, representing more than 23,000 eating and drinking establishments
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 04:40 PM EST
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck Residents Discuss Relationships, Sex and “Growing Old” with Passaic County Technical Institute Psychology Class
In Jim Cappello’s psychology class at Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI), students learn about all aspects of life, from birth to the aging process. For the past two years, Cappello has brought groups of students to Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, to get first-hand responses to their questions about aging.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 04:38 PM EST
STATE SALES TAX COLLECTIONS EXPECTED TO DROP AS SNOW STORMS FORCE BUSINESS CLOSINGS
Restaurants in New Jersey, which have been trying to weather the storm of a depressed state economy, are now contending with a crippling business downturn as a result of winter-related store closings. Given the realities of current and projected revenue shortfalls, the New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) is applauding Governor Christie for his activity to set the State finances on a realistic course.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 04:32 PM EST
- Tenant leases prime Downtown space, relocating from Sears in-store location -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion a five-year, 1,850-square-foot retail lease at 301A Main St., in Hackensack, N.J. NAI Hanson Vice President Joan Cenicola represented the landlord, LED Realty LLC, in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 04:25 PM EST
Offers Brides One-on-One Meetings with Premier Bridal Industry Specialists Gathered Under One Roof
Marcy Blum, Sylvia Weinstock, Ines Di Santos & Other Luxury Vendors Gather for One-on-Ones
In a departure from traditional bridal shows, The Ultimate Engagement offers affluent brides the opportunity to meet with leading specialists of the luxury bridal industry in one-on-one appointments to plan “The Big Day.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 04:15 PM EST
The Assembly will vote on several consumer protection bills, including a measure sponsored by Assembly Democrats Paul Moriarty, Nelson Albano (D-Cumberland/Cape May/Atlantic), Ruben J. Ramos Jr (D-Hudson) and Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) to make it illegal to mail unsolicited checks that once cashed enroll consumers in costly programs.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 04:12 PM EST
--ARMGO Shifts Operations to Suburban Campus--
FirstService Williams’ Life Science Practice Group has arranged a long term, 7,888-square-foot lease for ARMGO Pharma, Inc. at 777 Old Saw Mill River Road, also known as The Landmark at Eastview, in Tarrytown, N.Y.
By Paramus Post Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 08:40 AM EST
IN SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL PAJAMA PROGRAM
All 36 Store Locations Join Forces to Help Children in Need Nationwide
(Manchester, CT) January 28, 2010 – Bob's Discount Furniture, with 35 – soon to be 36 – retail store locations throughout New England, New Jersey and New York, announces today it will be the primary sponsor of the ‘Open Your Heart’ campaign and collect new pajama, book or financial donations to benefit the national non-profit Pajama Program at each store location on February 27, 2010 from 10 am to 1 pm.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 08:36 AM EST
Ten Percent of all Sales Will be Donated to the New Jersey Metro Chapter
Make Wednesday, March 10, 2010, from 2 to 10 p.m. the day and time to stock up on foodstuffs at Fairway Market in Paramus (Fashion Center at Rt. 17 and Ridgewood Avenue). During these eight hours, ten percent of all sales will be donated to the New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National MS Society.
For more information please visit www.fairwaymarket.com and www.nationalMSsociety.org/NJM
By Rose Bennett Gilbert Thursday, February 25 2010 @ 07:23 AM EST
Q: We have the world's smallest master bath and can't expand the space. What can we do to make it look bigger?
A: Take a leaf or two from a top designer's book of professional tricks. The pictured bath has charms far greater than its actual floor space, thanks to the legendary legerdemain of designer Barclay Butera.
By Mark Maynard Wednesday, February 24 2010 @ 07:04 AM EST
Every few years American Suzuki makes a run at the midsize sedan segment.
In the mid-1990s it was the Esteem, which tried hard but trembled at the competition. And in 2004, there was the Verona, a lightly reworked Daewoo model (from South Korea), which was pushed on its dealers from Suzuki's partnership with General Motors. Verona dried on the vine, and GM and Suzuki are now divorced.
By Connie Schultz Wednesday, February 24 2010 @ 06:46 AM EST
On Monday night, two teenagers in the Midwest stood before their city's school board and essentially pleaded that the grown-ups in charge change how sex education is taught in their district.
Their courage was a timely reminder that we ignore our children at their peril.
The first student to speak in the room of 150 or so in attendance was 17-year-old Daniel Sparks.
By Michelle Malkin Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 08:40 PM EST
The White House wants to play Transparency Olympics with the Tea Party movement. President Obama's Chief Technology Officer Andrew McLaughlin dared Tea Party activists and conservatives last week to "push the administration to make its policies more open" and make it a "political competition … to see who can be more radical in their openness," The Hill reported. So, let's start by knocking down Attorney General Eric Holder's national security stonewall at the Department of Justice, shall we? Let the sun shine in.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 06:14 PM EST
With less than three months until the opening days of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) is poised for another stellar year with its 2010 trade show floor 99 percent sold out. Boasting more than 160,000 square feet of exhibit space, the trade show floor is the largest in LFI’s Las Vegas history.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 04:19 PM EST
For most people thinking about adopting a child of a different race, there are many questions and concerns. To help families get the information they need to make this decision, Children’s Aid and Family Services is presenting “Trans-Racial Adoption: Explore the Issues of Raising a Child of a Different Race or Culture,” at its Family and Adoption Services Center, 148 Prospect Street, Ridgewood, NJ. This free workshop is Thursday, March 18, 2010 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 04:00 PM EST
N.J.’s Clifton Technology Center
- Leading medical-bed supplier relocates to Passaic County, center of client base -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion of a five-year lease agreement for a 10,081-square-foot industrial condominium unit at 10 Clifton Blvd. in Clifton, N.J.’s Clifton Technology Center. NAI Hanson Managing Director of Corporate Services Scott Perkins represented the tenant, Hill-Rom Company Inc., while Rick Sidlovsky of Garden State Realty represented the landlord, Tulfra Realty Company, LLC, in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 03:58 PM EST
- CB Richard Ellis represents the seller and identifies the buyer for prime multi-family property -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey’s largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, is pleased to announce the recent completion of a 19-unit multi-family building sale transaction at 315 Park Avenue in Paterson, N.J. CB Richard Ellis’ Charles Berger, along with Dean Marchi, first vice president, and Gehane Triarsi, represented the seller in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 03:56 PM EST
--FirstService Williams Arranges Extension--
Education Dynamics has increased its total Hoboken, N.J. presence to about 25,000 square feet by both expanding its space and extending its lease at 5 Marine View Plaza. The New Jersey office of FirstService Williams represented Education Dynamics, a marketing provider that assists higher educational institutions find, enroll and retain students.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 06:49 AM EST
Does this make me look fat? Who hasn't uttered those words on one or two occasions? (Especially, if you're standing in front of those dressing-room mirrors on steroids!) No matter what your size — or your age — we all want to look our best.
And yes, there are some real secrets to slimming down on the fashion front. This season, Sher Canada, Chico's style expert, offers her tips on new ways to shape up and look fabulous. Here are some of her best bets when it comes to slimming down for spring:
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 23 2010 @ 06:31 AM EST