Some supervisors are saying, “Bah, humbug!” to holiday vacations, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Nearly one-third (31 percent) of managers interviewed will not take extra time off between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, beyond employer-provided vacation days. Another one-quarter (25 percent) said they will only take one or two days off during the holiday season.
The list keeps growing – of famous film folks who will participate in the Teaneck International Film Festival, November 19-21. The most recent additions to the line-up of celebrities are Ruedi Gerber, director, and Mike King, co-producer, of the film Breath Made Visible. Both will participate in a talk-back following the screening of the documentary and the short, Jackie & Judy, which will be moderated by retired Teaneck High School teacher / Community Education instructor, Alice Twombly. The films will be shown Saturday, November 20, 6:45 p.m., at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, 375 Cedar Lane, Teaneck.
The 11th annual Andiamo Benefit Motorcycle Run resulted in a $45,000 donation to Englewood Hospital and Medical Center's new emergency care center, thanks to the outstanding support of numerous volunteers, police officers, sponsors, donors, and 850 bikers. Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation trustee Don Dickstein and his son, Alan, organized the event with the help of a host of dedicated volunteers, including Linda Dickstein, Don and Alan’s spouse and mom, respectively. Bikers traveled roadways in New York and New Jersey for 52 miles, including the George Washington Bridge, which was closed to all other traffic for the event.
The battle over America's Judeo-Christian identity is heating up, and at least one author isn't taking the fight lying down. A powerful new book from bestselling author Brad O'Leary put the lie to secularist claims that Christianity isn't under an intense attack. "America's War on Christianity" is a timely and expertly documented expos that takes you deep inside the battle to save our nation's Judeo-Christian heritage, and with it, our liberty. From attacks on Christian holidays, to government efforts to stamp-out homeschooling, to the courtroom assault on Christianity and free speech, O'Leary leaves no stone unturned and lays the radical secularist agenda bare for all to see.
Cruise Holidays, North America’s oldest cruise-specialty retail franchise, unveiled a distinguished list of members for its prestigious 2010 President’s Circle. The President’s Circle is made up of the top 17 Cruise Holidays stores and top three virtual offices (home-based franchise owners). The winners are chosen on the basis of the business’s revenue as well as year-over-year growth. This year, the following franchise owners were honored as 2010 Cruise Holidays President’s Circle members:
The Englewood Hospital Golf Classic at the Knickerbocker Country Club raised $115,000 for programs and services at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. A total of 133 golfers enjoyed a beautiful day, and a lavish cocktail and awards reception. Medical Center Trustee Maggie and Bill Kaplen were the top sponsors of the Classic, a signature event of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation.
Giants Wide Receiver Hakeem Nicks (center) Tight End Kevin Boss (2nd from left) and Tight End Bear Pascoe (far left) responded to a call for emergency assistance from the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and helped unload 1500 turkeys that Stop & Shop Supermarket donated to the FoodBank. The Giant stars were joined by (left to right) Kathleen DiChiara, Executive Director of the Community FoodBank of NJ, and Stop & Shop’s Faith Weiner, Robert McGuirl and Amy Murphy.
On November 20, 2010 The Paramus Elks, will proudly
Presents “Comedy Night” on November 20, 2010, the cost is $15.00 Per Person, Featuring
• BUDDY FLIP (Comedy Central)
• CHIPPS COONEY ( TV’s American Got Talent)
• SHEBA MASON
• HOST; RICH CARLUCCI
Paramus, NJ - On Sunday, November 28th at the Starlight Dance Center in Nutley NJ, Reach Out, Inc's A.N.G.E.L. Initiative is hosting an evening of live entertainment to raise awareness of suicide prevention and mental health issues.
The dynamic evening promises to be memorable, with special performances by comedian Michele Balan, season 4 finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and international recording artist Lori Michaels.
Based on the theory that one doesn’t have to sink all their money into keeping fit while working out, Retro Fitness has come to Paramus at 11 Park Place. Located right off Route 17 North at what I know as Norton’s Paint Store, www.ParamusPost.com visited Retro Fitness and had a friendly chat with Michael Padula, the proprietor. He explained that in his many years of gym fitness training, many people paid much more than the monthly $19.95 charged at his facility for state of the art equipment.
Students and Teachers Can Win Up to $5,000 and Washington, D.C. Trip in American Citizenship Essay Competition
The deadline for high school students and their teachers to submit essays for the Bill of Rights Institute’s national Being an American Essay Contest is fast approaching. The contest asks students to share their thoughts on American citizenship by answering the question: “What civic value do you believe is most essential to being an American?”
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Nov. 5, 2010 – Decorating for newborn or a child on the way can be one of the most exciting tasks. While satisfying, parents can often be overwhelmed by choices. They don’t need to be. It’s all about baby steps. Here are some tips from Sally Morse, Director of Creative Services for Hunter Douglas and the design expert featured on “Ask Sally & Jen” at www.hunterdouglas.com:
1. The best place to start is with choosing a color scheme – pink, blue, yellow – any color or color palette can work, as long as it suits you.
With holiday parties fast approaching, panic can set in when we think about what to wear. The dress code for the social scene is no longer "one dress fits all," but that perfect party ensemble is easy to put together if you follow a few guidelines, according to the editors at Harper's Bazaar magazine. They have put together a new book, "Harper's Bazaar Fashion: Your Guide to Personal Style," by Lisa Armstrong (Hearst Books, November 2010, $24.95).
The waiting for the meeting to start was twice as long as the meeting itself. It seems that after the elections and politicking are over, the public sessions will be shorter; in tonight’s case 25 minutes. Supposed to start at 7:45, the dozen or so attendees had to wait until 8:30 for the Mayor and Council meeting to begin. It would have been a little easier to wait if there was an operating water fountain on the Council Chamber level.
Northwestern Mutual – a leading financial services company – is honoring Franklin Lakes-based financial representative Philip R. Coffman with its 2010 Forum Award, recognizing an outstanding year of helping clients throughout the region achieve financial security. Coffman, affiliated with The Nemec Financial Group based in Paramus, NJ, joins a distinguished group of representatives from across the country who have qualified for this honor.
Adrian Barbul, M.D., a board-certified surgeon specializing in general and trauma surgery has been appointed chairman of the Department of Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Barbul is recognized internationally for his work in wound repair and his extensive research in wound healing and gastrointestinal surgery. “It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Barbul to head up one of our largest departments and to integrate his skills and background in research and teaching” says Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Medical Center.
Limited Inventory Remains At Jersey City's Chic Luxury Residential Condominium
CANCOlofts, the dynamic industrial-to-residential conversion of the former American Can Co. factory in Jersey City, N.J., recently announced that all studio and two-bedroom duplex residences have been sold out, along with 13 other floorplan designs.
The Kosher Cook, LLC, a manufacturer of kitchen utensils since 1997, announced the introduction of two decorative bakeware products: unique dreidel pan which can form a three-dimensional dreidel (top), and a dreidel-shaped potholder-trivet. "These new designs are exclusive to The Kosher Cook, LLC and are the first of their kind to be introduced to the bake ware market," said Gitelle Steinfeld, owner, The Kosher Cook. "Their vibrant colors are part of a new line that complement each other and will merchandise as a unit."
The stylish lavender-colored silicone cake pan has three molded dreidel shapes with the Hebrew letters nun and gimmel and three molded dreidel shapes with the letters hay and shin-the same as is found on actual dreidels. The pan is safe to use in the freezer and oven.