By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, April 02, 2008, 12:17 PM EDT
The USDA Dietary Guidelines suggest that adults devote 60 minutes each day to exercise for weight control and cardiovascular benefits. With the arrival of Spring, many people choose to spend that time walking or hiking outdoors. Paramus Health Officer John Hopper reminds them to be aware of the risk for Lyme disease when walking through grass or past bushes. Lyme Disease is caused by the bite of a tiny deer tick, which feeds on animals and people.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, April 02, 2008, 12:12 PM EDT
Because of the Winter rain, there was a delay in processing the Paramus Mulch for this Spring distribution. The Paramus Mulch Pile will again be located at the north end of the new parking lot at Petruska Park off Farview Avenue.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, April 02, 2008, 12:08 PM EDT
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in this country, and can be a cause of serious disability. 700,000 people will have a new or recurrent stroke each year and New Jersey ranks third in the number of strokes among residents. Often caused by uncontrolled high blood pressure, stroke is a medical emergency
By Mark Maynard Wednesday, April 02, 2008, 06:04 AM EDT
Although I didn't get as much driving in as was planned, I had an hour behind the wheel on dry pavement, then plenty of snow driving. The car kept me safe, but it also might be too safe and free of emotion.
The 2009 TSX does not go on sale until later in April, and details were released at the New York auto show. Pricing is expected to be $29,000 to $35,000, which is similar to the 2008 model.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, April 01, 2008, 03:36 PM EDT
Robert J. Ambrosi
SALE OF ASSETS BY ARC CORPORATE REALTY TRUST POSITIONS ARC PROPERTIES TO AGGRESSIVELY PURSUE NEW ACQUISITIONS
ARC Properties, Inc., one of the leading real estate development companies in the New York to Washington, D.C., corridor, has announced the sale of 26 properties held in ARC Corporate Realty Trust.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, April 01, 2008, 03:34 PM EDT
CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced the acquisition of three highly regarded valuation and advisory services professionals in New Jersey: Robert J. DiFalco, vice president; Matthew J. Victor, managing director; and Eileen Merkle, senior appraiser.
"We are excited to announce the addition of these three accomplished professionals to our valuation and advisory services team in New Jersey and to our organization as a whole," said Ray Sohmer, senior managing director. "
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, April 01, 2008, 03:25 PM EDT
NAI James E. Hanson has been appointed the exclusive assignment to handle the sale of the 18,000-square-foot industrial property located at 121 Railroad Avenue in Hackensack, New Jersey. NAI Hanson’s Senior Vice President, Andrew R. Somple, SIOR, is representing the seller, JDD Company, Inc.
By Anonymous Tuesday, April 01, 2008, 04:36 AM EDT
Bruce Watkins plops into a chair in front of a flat-screen, high-definition TV playing a DVD of "Ratatouille."
The only wire to the TV is the power cord - no coaxial cable, no DVD player hookups.
"You know that rat's nest of wires you usually have behind your TV," said Watkins, president and co-founder of Pulse-Link. "We got rid of all that."
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, April 01, 2008, 04:21 AM EDT
FUN AND FASHION
OK, we know that many of you out there have a thing for shoes, but you probably also have a thing for sunglasses.
Sunglasses, a top fashion accessory, are second only to shoes, according to authorities at the Sunglass Association of America, who predict that the "Class of 2008" sunglasses offer a wider range of styles - from classic, to sport-chic, to la femme romantique - and are packed with new features that enhance all-day comfort and optimize eye protection.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, March 31, 2008, 03:00 PM EDT
Shoe Drive for Eagle Project
Staff and Residents Open Their Hearts and Closets to Donate Dozens of Shoes for Scout’s Community Service Project
Boy Scout Corey De Leon of Northvale Boy Scout Troop #124 is now in the final process of attaining the coveted rank of Eagle Scout, in part thanks to the efforts of the staff and residents of the entire Allendale Community for Mature Living.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, March 31, 2008, 09:50 AM EDT
The Paramus Police Department is reporting that the bridge located on the south side of the Garden State Plaza mall is closed for structural maintenance until further notice. Barricades are in place and travel over the bridge is strictly prohibited.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, March 31, 2008, 09:49 AM EDT
After due consideration, the name switch from Paramus Breakfast Club to Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club was made. Our guest speaker was Lauren Zisa, Editor in Chief of the County Seat, a weekly paper mailed to 7 communities. We had an influx of new members this week and will be preparing the papers necessary to obtain a charter from Rotary International.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, March 31, 2008, 09:48 AM EDT
Bergen Community College's student-run newspaper, The Torch, recently secured six awards - including first place in the coveted "general excellence" category - in the New Jersey Collegiate Press Association's (NJCPA) 2007 Better College Newspaper Contest. Entries from The Torch were judged alongside submissions from newspapers of other two-year colleges. A panel of professional journalists selected the top entries.
By Robert J Hawkins Monday, March 31, 2008, 04:53 AM EDT
'SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET'
So, you pick up a copy of director Tim Burton's interpretation of the Stephen Sondheim musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (DreamWorks, 2 1/2 stars) this week and you see it is rated R.
These days they tell you why a movie is rated R - so that if you are a teenager, you'll know whether it has enough nakedness or sex or violence to be worth your while.
By Anonymous Monday, March 31, 2008, 04:29 AM EDT
IN THE BEGINNING
Some say you can tell a lot about people from the cars they drive. The Rev. Michael Dowd drives a camper van with drawings of two fish, one labeled "Jesus" and the other "Darwin," which are kissing each other with red hearts above them.
For nearly six years, Dowd, a former United Church of Christ minister, and his wife, science writer Connie Barlow, have traveled the country preaching the gospel of evolution with evangelistic zeal.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, March 30, 2008, 09:09 PM EDT
Ignacio Acosta, Anna Escobedo Cabral, & Cid D. Wilson
Bergen Community College Board of Trustee Cid D. Wilson and Student Government President Ignacio Acosta, of Teaneck, recently traveled to Washington D.C. to attend events on February 27, 2008 in honor of the 164th anniversary of the Dominican Republic's Independence Day.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, March 29, 2008, 12:00 PM EDT
An investigation into suspected corporate spying led to the arrest of David A. Goldenberg, D.O.B. 05/18/1962, of 432 Golf Dr., Oceanside NY. Goldenberg was arrested on March 28, 2008, on charges of Unlawful Access of a Computer System / Network (2C:20-25b); Unlawful Access of Computer Data / Theft of Data (2C:20-25c); and Conducting an Illegal Wiretap (2A:156A-27).
The arrest came about as a result of a joint investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor¹s Office Computer Crimes Unit, under the direction of Chief Joseph Macellaro and members of the Paramus Police Department, under the direction of Deputy Chief Richard Cary.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, March 29, 2008, 06:56 AM EDT
NCC launches nationwide effort, prayer vigils March 27
Today the National Council of Churches (NCC), representing 45 million members nationwide, released a report that quantifies increased costs of global warming impacts to church humanitarian efforts. The report finds that faith organizations will need to increase funding six-fold for refugee resettlement, over 40 percent for hurricane disaster and relief and 100 percent for food security in developing countries over the next thirty years – just to maintain current service levels.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, March 29, 2008, 06:32 AM EDT
On May 8th, Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County will honor their Builder of the Year Award recipients for 2008 at their annual dinner which will take place at the Marriott Glenpointe in Teaneck, NJ. This year’s recipients are Brad Singer, President of HRH Construction; Robert Vandenbergh, Senior Executive Vice President of Lakeland Bank; and The First Congregational Church of Park Ridge.
By Anonymous Saturday, March 29, 2008, 04:13 AM EDT
Who among us hasn't reveled in the guilty pleasure of digging into a generous helping of macaroni and cheese? We're talking about the real, homemade kind where the pasta is bathed in a rich, custardy sauce loaded with robust cheddar and crowned with a crusty golden topping.
No cheese powder here.
Mac 'n' cheese is a perennial comfort-food favorite, yet over the years, cookbook authors, chefs and cooking competitions have tried their best to improve on the classic recipe.