By Rose Bennett Gilbert Friday, March 12 2010 @ 06:46 AM EST
Q: I don't have a clue about arranging furniture. We bought a condo that has a big window on one side of the main room and French doors on the other side.
Should we put the sofa facing the window or looking out on the patio? I tried it against the wall, but it didn't feel cozy.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 07:35 PM EST
Lewis & Clark Presentation at The Atrium
Author and Historian Peter Osborne recently presented to the residents of The Atrium a slide program of his trip following the maps of the Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1803-1806.
He also bought artifacts that would have been used on the trip such as buffalo skin and a hatchet. Peter also bought sweet nut bread, from a recipe of that time period, as a treat after the program.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 06:15 PM EST
One down, two to go.
Despite some tense moments, the Bergen Community College men’s basketball team tipped-off the 2010 National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Men’s Basketball Championship in Delhi, N.Y. with a 97-89 win over Mountain View College (of Dallas, T.X.). With the win, the Bulldogs ran their record to 33-0 and now advance to the tournament’s Final Four. Bergen will play Rochester Community & Technical College (of Rochester, M.N.) Friday, March 12 at 6 p.m. for the right to advance to the national championship game. The title game is Saturday, March 13 at 8 p.m
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 06:10 PM EST
Cultural Center, New Brunswick
Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that it has been retained by New Brunswick Development Corporation (Devco) as the exclusive leasing agent for the Cultural Center Redevelopment Project, a large, mixed-use redevelopment project featuring a major Class A office tower in the heart of downtown New Brunswick, N.J.
The project includes renovations and new construction for the city’s performing arts venues; a 12-story office tower; a 20-story residential tower; underground parking; innovative public spaces; and street-level retail.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 06:07 PM EST
I hope this email finds you all happy, healthy, safe & enjoying this beautiful stretch of spring!!!
Just a few reminders:
-Date for the 13th Annual Spring Fashion Fling for MS is Saturday, May 15th at the Glenpointe Marriott from 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
-This year our Fashion Sponsor is Nordstrom’s at Westfield Garden State Plaza and our Honorary Chairperson will once again be Chris Cimino, Meteorologist for WNBC-TV.
-The ticket price is $100.00 p/p and the invites will go out at the end of this month. If you want me to send you extra invites, please email me & I will mail them to you. Also, if you’d like anyone to be included in our mailing, please send me the contact info.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 05:14 PM EST
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By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:55 AM EST
SJP Properties, one of the New York metropolitan area's most active development companies, has a long and distinguished history developing on the Hudson River waterfront. In Hoboken, SJP is responsible for the city's most successful mixed-use development, Waterfront Corporate Center, for which construction commenced in 2000. The project is currently comprised of more than one million square feet of world-class space, which is now home to such leading corporations as John Wiley & Sons, Marsh and McLennan, Sumitomo Trust and Banking, Mizuho Securities and Octapharma.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:53 AM EST
- Cassidy Turley collaborates with Premier Properties to negotiate 13 new lease transactions over the past 12 months –
Despite extraordinarily challenging market conditions, Premier Properties of Lakewood, NJ is pleased to announce that its property located at 101 Morgan Lane in Plainsboro, N.J. is now approaching 100 percent occupancy. Over the past 12 months, the property has attracted 11 new tenants, while two existing tenants renewed long-term leases, amid some of the most difficult leasing conditions for Class-A office property in memory.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:38 AM EST
illusionist and magician Lyn Dillies
Poof! With a cloud of smoke and a wave of her wand, premiere female illusionist and magician Lyn Dillies will soon arrive at Bergen Community College.
The acclaimed magician will visit Bergen for an afternoon performance Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre located at 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for children 17 and under.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:34 AM EST
Five Singular Taste Sensations: Elyon Marshmallows Debuts Exciting New Packaging Featuring An Enchanting Cast of Characters
Ever at the forefront of developing premium quality kosher products, Glatech Productions has perfected kosher marshmallows to an art. Since its inception in the early 1990's, Elyon Marshmallows has been the gold standard of kosher marshmallows, unparalleled in its superb taste and uncompromising kashruth. Produced to perfection by the "gelatin people," this delicious and innovative product is the proud bearer of its own history.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:30 AM EST
Cassidy Turley's new shareholders in NJ
Cassidy Turley, one of the nation's largest commercial real estate services firms, announced today that 15 members of the New Jersey office have become shareholders in this prominent national organization. "We are extremely excited to have these individuals join our company as shareholders. They are a tremendous asset to our organization," stated Mark E. Burkhart, CEO of Cassidy Turley. "These professionals embody the highest level of leadership, integrity and experience."
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:26 AM EST
The Joint Commission, The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and The American College of Radiology Recognize Englewood Hospital for Commitment to Medical Excellence
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (www.englewoodhospital.com) is committed to providing the highest quality medical care. To achieve this goal, the Medical Center continuously works to improve practices and delivery of services. Three independent accrediting organizations, including The Joint Commission, the American Academy of Sleep and the American College of Radiology, have recognized the Medical Center for its efforts to achieve medical excellence and awarded prestigious accreditations to numerous service lines.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:25 AM EST
Four-Bedroom Homes Start In the Low $400,000s
American Properties Realty, a New Jersey-based full service real estate company, will host the grand opening of its Alexandria model home at Heritage at Chesterfield, a single-family community in the Burlington County Township of Chesterfield N.J., on March 28.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:15 AM EST
The Gift of Life Walkathon at Bergen Community College, Paramus on May 2, 2010 is now less than 2 months away. Now is the time to put a team together and look for sponsors. This year we are asking all Rotary Clubs to consider forming a team to participate in the walk. In addition, we are looking for local businesses to form teams and participate as well. So far we have approximately 10 corporate groups who have signed on to participate
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:03 AM EST
Gilda’s Club Cancer Support Squad
Nonprofit needs your votes to fund new cancer support program.
Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey is facing a unique challenge this month; a nationwide Pepsi challenge. In an effort to obtain funding to support a new, mobile outreach program, Gilda’s Club NNJ applied for a $50,000 grant through PepsiCo’s “Pepsi Refresh Project” – and the public will determine the outcome.
To vote for the “Gilda’s Club Cancer Support Squad” project, visit www.Refresheverything.com/cancersupportsquad
. More information about Gilda’s Club NNJ is available at www.gildasclubnnj.org
, Gilda’s Club NNJ’s Facebook page or by calling (201) 457-1670.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:00 AM EST
--With Market Bottom in Sight, Export Growth to Play Pivotal Role Throughout US--
According to new research from Colliers International that examines the global shipping trade’s varied impact on industrial property fundamentals in the nation’s ten largest seaports, industrial occupancy rates for commercial space in and around the New York City and New Jersey property markets appear to have stabilized. Based on their total combined square footage of existing commercial space, the ports of New York City and New Jersey represent one of the largest shipping hubs on the East Coast.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 10:48 AM EST
Developer Sterling Properties Provides Prospective Buyers With Opportunity to View Highly Anticipated Transit-Oriented Luxury Condominium Development
Leading homebuilder Sterling Properties announced today that The Avenue at South Orange, its award-winning transit-oriented condominium community located in the heart of the South Orange’s vibrant business and entertainment district, has begun taking appointments for its VIP Preview Opening, which starts March 15. This marks the first time prospective buyers will be given the opportunity to experience this stunning community before sales officially begin this Spring.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 09:31 AM EST
How do you feel about living in the suburbs? Do you enjoy the familiarity and comfort of your neighborhood or do you feel that everyday life is routine and lacks excitement? Faculty, staff and students from Bergen Community College’s Performing Arts Department will examine these stereotypical ideals about suburban life when they perform selected scenes from playwrights as part of “Suburbia Onstage” on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ender Hall Laboratory Theatre on Bergen Community College’s main campus at 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $7 for students and seniors (65+) and are available by calling Bergen’s Office of Community and Cultural Affairs at (201) 447-7428 or visit them on the Web at www.bergen.edu