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
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:51 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) said Wednesday that she is sponsoring legislation to establish a task force to evaluate the feasibility of implementing green building technology throughout New Jersey.
"The findings would complement the strong efforts by Governor Corzine and legislative Democrats to ensure New Jersey remains a leader in the clean energy industry," Vainieri Huttle said.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:49 PM EDT
Date: Wed. October 7th and 14th at 7:00 PM
Event: Join us with your knitting, crocheting or other handwork for our “Knit-In.”
Date: Thursday, October 8th at 1:30 PM
Event: The Afternoon Book Discussion Group will meet and discuss The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss.
Date: Thursday, October 8th at 7:30 PM
Event: Author Nilsa Jorge reads from her book Los Refranes Di Mi Madre (Sayings of My Mother) to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Date: Sat. Oct. 10th at 2:00 PM
Event: You won't want to miss this launch event for the Lego Star Wars: Visual Dictionary. Join us for character visits, poster, postcard packs, activity sheets, buttons and tote bag giveaways (while supplies last).
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:47 PM EDT
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, announced today that select Barnes & Noble stores will host special events for National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating Hispanic heritage
and culture from September 15 through October 15. Store events will include bilingual Storytimes, bookfairs, author signings, and panel discussions.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:41 PM EDT
A World of Culture and Conversation - from Shakespeare to Modern Love and More - Enroll Today
This fall, Bergen Community College will expand its Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) program, adding more than a dozen new courses for adults age 55 and older. An affiliate of Elderhostel, Inc – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing learning opportunities to adults – Bergen’s ILR program offers short, college-level educational and personal enrichment courses for adults.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:36 PM EDT
Sales Stimulated by One-Year of Free Maintenance and $8,000 First-Time Buyer Tax Incentive
The Residences at Dixon Mills, downtown Jersey City’s leading condominium community for today’s savvy buyers, has achieved a remarkable sales velocity that far exceeds the norms of the regional residential marketplace during these challenging economic times. Dixon Mills has signed an astounding 18 contracts in the month of August alone, far surpassing the sales marks of all other luxury condominiums on New Jersey’s Gold Coast.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:07 PM EDT
Stress Relieving Exercise Class Open to the Public
As a special addition to the Well by Design™ fitness program offered at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, residents and guests can enjoy a unique Conductorcise class, which features the music and movement experienced by musical conductors. The class, led by famed conductor David Dworkin, will begin at 10:30 a.m. and is free and open to the public. While visiting Heritage Pointe, Dworkin will provide an in-service training program for staff members to become certified Conductorcise instructors. The class will then be incorporated into the regular Well by Design program offerings.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 02:03 PM EDT
Ray Venezia – Fairway's Meat Director
RAY VENEZIA – FAIRWAY’S MEAT DIRECTOR – BRINGING BACK THE TRADITIONAL BUTCHER SHOP WITH A MODERN SPIN TO THE SUPERMARKET
Fairway’s own Ray Venezia lives and breathes beef, poultry, pork and game. Whether aged, organic, kosher or traditionally butchered, Ray knows the absolute best source for highest quality and negotiates the undeniably lowest price for Fairway customers.“When it is most important to have the finest Kosher meats to serve family and friends, that’s when Fairway lowers its prices,” said Venezia, a third generation butcher, who oversees all meat departments in the five Fairway stores. “All our meats are under the strict Supervision of Rabbi Avrohom Marmorstein and you’d be hard pressed to find better chicken, brisket, silver tip roasts or ribeye steaks anywhere else.”
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:51 PM EDT
Sometimes, it is not as simple as just “dealing with it.”
On Tuesday, September 23, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road, Paramus), the College’s Wellness Center will present “Coping 101,” an event on developing positive mechanisms for managing stress. The Bergen County Department of Health Services, the Bergen County Mental Health Task Force of CHIP and the Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma sponsor Coping 101.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:41 PM EDT
Homes Starting in the High $300,000's
(September 9, 2009) - American Properties Realty's luxury single family community, Heritage's Single Family Classics, will host a grand opening on Sept. 19th and 20th in the Burlington County Township of Chesterfield, N.J. This highly anticipated Grand Opening event gives attendees the opportunity to tour Single Family Classics home-site locations, as well as the community's award winning, neo-traditional village.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 14, 2009, 01:36 PM EDT
Area Residents Will Learn Important Tips on Environmentally-Safe Ways to Cultivate Lawns and Gardens
Mark Borst, president of Borst Landscape and Design, an award-winning landscaping firm in Allendale, will present valuable tips on organic lawn and garden care at the Montvale Library, 12 Mercedes Drive in Montvale on Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.