Children as young as nine years old have been forced into armed conflicts in Africa.
Bergen Community College’s Community Service Club will hold an event to raise awareness of Africa’s children soldiers on Thursday, October 14, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Moses Family Meeting and Training Center on the College’s main campus in Paramus.
Timely and controversial issues are on the agenda at the fifth annual Teaneck International Film Festival, Friday – Sunday, November 19 – 21. The theme is Activism: Making Change, and the issues include civil rights, gay rights, immigration, free trade, and other headline makers. Among the selections is Eyes Wide Open, an Israeli feature about homosexuals in Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox community. See it Saturday, November 20, 9:15 p.m. at Cedar Lane Cinemas, 503 Cedar Lane or Sunday, November 21, 12:15 p.m., at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, 375 Cedar Lane. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased online. Check out this film, information about venues and ticket sales, and the complete schedule at www.teaneckfilmfestival.org, or call 1/800-811-2909.
To mark Little Italy's upcoming Festa! celebration on Sunday, a fan of Bencotto Italian Kitchen on Fir Street in San Diego asked us to get the recipe for an almond cookie called Cantucci that the restaurant serves and sells.
Co-owner Valentina Di Pietro told us that Cantucci is the original name for a Tuscan biscotti. She gave us her recipe, which comes directly from Italy.
Hackensack Supply, the original party goods warehouse is now in Paramus. The address: 545 Route 17 South doesn’t tell you that you have to turn in at Ashley Furniture and Babies R Us, formerly the Levitz Furniture store, and go all the way to the end, turn right, go all the way to the end, turn right and you are there. General Manager Craig Ferrara called, mentioned that he is related to Jane Cosco who is well known for Operation Goody Bag at East Brook Middle School. Jane called me the ‘Go To Guy! www.ParamusPost.com was there almost immediately to meet Craig, Gary Levin, the owner, and to do a Business Profile.
Q: Sir Isaac Newton once said, "If I have seen further, it is only by standing on the shoulders of giants." So, Mr. Norris, which is one of the best mental principles from your mastery of the martial arts that can cross over and improve my health and fitness?
A: In order to become six-time world middleweight karate champion, I not only trained hard but also learned to read my opponents. Many times, I fought competitors who were stronger and faster than I was, but it sometimes only took learning their one weakness to nab the trophy.
Halloween isn't for another three weeks, but environmental ghouls are on the haunt. A sadistic video released by global warming fear-mongers reveals an inconvenient truth about eco-radicals: They despise the very children for whom they claim to be saving the planet.
Sunday's forecast looks great - sunny and 66 degrees. It will be a great day to get outside.
Join us at the 3rd Annual Care Plus Road to Wellness and enjoy a beautiful fall day. Walk or Ride to support homeless veterans in our community.
Plus Live Music...Children's Activities...Picnic Lunch.
Highlights Include Music, Pets, Health Education and Food Collection Drive
Musical performances, visiting pets and health education seminars are among the fall happenings at The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living this October and November. Each of the following programs is free and open to seniors living throughout northern New Jersey and southwestern New York State:
- CBRE markets unique, boutique office building for sale in Manhattan's South Street Seaport District, representing tremendous investment opportunity for an opportunistic buyer/user -
CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) is pleased to announce that it has been named the exclusive sales agent of a 33,168-square-foot boutique, historic office building, located at 241 Water Street in New York, NY.
Stacy London to Host Special Style Showcase on October 23rd
Westfield Garden State Plaza announces the 2010 Westfield Style Tour, a weekend-long fashion and beauty event to be held October 22-23, 2010. Produced by IMG (the producers of New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week) and sponsored by Virgin Mobile, the award-winning Westfield Style Tour will be stopping at eight Westfield centers across the country and features two full days of a complete fashion extravaganza at Westfield Garden State Plaza.
New Books Debut from Joan Nathan, Gil Marks, Susie Fishbein and Paula Shoyer
New for 2010! CANADA Group Exhibit
Kosherfest New Products Competition
Oct 13, 2010 - JCC, Manhattan
This highly anticipated event in the kosher food and beverage industry will once again showcase the best of the best new certified-kosher products in 17 categories. Hundreds of products have been entered, and the winners will be announced in each category along with a ‘best in show’. This year’s judging will take place October 13th, 11:30am - 2:00pm in the Reception Room at the JCC in Manhattan. Participating judges include:
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR), a non-profit organization that identifies, honors and financially supports aged and needy non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust, announced that Deborah Wax of Short Hills, NJ has been named a program associate in its development department.
Five-Story Building Supports College’s Growth, Serves as Hub for Economic Development
Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands has found a permanent home in Lyndhurst – part of the 30.4-square-mile region known as the Meadowlands with more than 500,000 Bergen County residents, 80,000 jobs, the sports complex, links to major transportation and hundreds of hospitality and shopping destinations.
The Giants Foundation recently awarded $10,000 to Children’s Aid and Family Services. This grant will be used for tutoring, SAT preparation and academic enrichment activities for foster children, many of whom have a history of six to 10 different school placements by the time they enter the agency’s care. As a result, the vast majority of them are performing more than two years below grade level and in critical need of individual educational support.
BoatUS Foundation Online Boating Safety Course Approved by OR State Marine Board
The state of Oregon requires boaters operating a motorized watercraft having greater than 10 horsepower to carry a Boater Safety Card issued by the Oregon State Marine Board. The catch is, to get the card a boater must complete an approved boating safety course but those courses aren’t always available in every town and can be expensive.
Members of the Paramus Fire Department visited Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center for Fire Prevention Week. They taught the children about the importance of smoke detectors in helping to prevent fires. They also had several of the children participate in the stop, drop and roll fire safety technique.
Known as a “brain bleed,” an aneurysm can be a deadly condition. While open brain surgery was previously the only solution to stop the bleeding, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) is home to one of only 100 surgeons in the country taking a minimally invasive approach to treating this condition.
Starlight Children’s Foundation “Send a Smile, Send a Bear” Program Distributes Bears to Seriously Ill Children at Local Hospitals
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) welcomed the arrival of 50 sweet little teddy bears, courtesy of the Starlight Children’s Foundation NY*NJ*CT. The donation is part of the Foundation’s “Send a Smile, Send a Bear” Program which distributes these lovable toys to seriously ill children. The Child Life Department at Englewood Hospital will distribute the teddy bears to children in the pediatric unit.
"Circle 10/10/10 on your calendar. That's the date. The place is wherever you live. And the point is to do something that will help deal with global warming in your city or community," so notes climate activist and author Bill McKibben.
McKibben founded 350.org to draw attention to climate activism around the world. The name comes from 350 parts per million, which is the "safe" level of carbon emissions in the atmosphere according to NASA scientist James Hansen.
CRITCAL UPDATE: NEXT WEEK’S BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING (10/14- 730pm) COULD PROVE TO BE THE LAST BEFORE THE BOARD TAKES A VOTE ON THIS APPLICATION. PLEASE SHOW UP IN FORCE AS IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT THE PROPERTY OWNER / DEVELOPER MAY COMPLETE TESTIMONY RELATED TO THEIR “ENCHANTMENT” APPLICATION. IF THIS PROVES TO BE THE CASE, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WILL NOT ONLY BE ABLE TO LISTEN AND ASK QUESTIONS BUT WILL BE ABLE TO SPEAK PRIOR TO THE VOTE. PLEASE ATTEND AND VOCIE YOUR OPPOSITION TO THIS OVERSIZED, HIGH-DENSITY PROPOSAL. WE MUST SAY “NO” TO ENCHANTMENT AT PARAMUS !!