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The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Thursday, October 19 2017 @ 10:31 AM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

Credit Counseling Helps in Bankruptcy Recovery

Study Shows BAPCPA Counseling Mandates Help Consumers Obtain a Fresh Start

Money Management International (MMI), the national’s largest full-service credit counseling and financial education provider, announced the results of the second phase of a bankruptcy study designed to measure the impact of bankruptcy counseling and education programs.

In connection with Dr. Angela Lyons, a leading researcher in financial education and program evaluation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a multi-phase research study was launched in 2009 to investigate the impact of the consumer counseling and education mandates outlined in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005.

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GeoGenix Honored with SunPower's 'Outstanding Customer Service' Award

Rumson, N.J.-based Solar Integrator Selected from More Than 400 North American SunPower Dealers for National Award

GeoGenix, an established industry leader in residential and commercial solar installations in the mid-Atlantic region, today announced it has been awarded the SunPower "Outstanding Customer Service" award. GeoGenix was selected from more than 400 SunPower dealers in North America for outstanding performance in 2010.

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BoatUS Smart Phone App Will Get You Home When Your Boat Won’t

Share Your Location, A Backup GPS

 When your boat breaks down on the water or runs out of gas, calling for an on-the-water tow is simple. The hard part, sometimes, is being able to tell the BoatUS towing fleet precisely where to find you, which can delay a safe tow home. Now, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) offers the only smart phone “App” that helps you call for a tow in a hurry and also adds helpful location and tracking features just for boaters, sailors and anglers. And you don’t have to be a BoatUS or BoatUS Angler member to download the free App.

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Millennial Makeover: Volvo S60 has Trend-Setting Sex Appeal Without Trashy Gimmicks

Volvo S60
The S60 sedan is the new face of Volvo -- sexy and trendsetting without gimmicks and flash. A lot of manufacturers say they are building cars to appeal to the Gen X buyer. But Volvo may be the best at building a car that will appeal to the upscale preferences of these Millennials, the children of the baby boomers.

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Rich Abbamont Turns 50 - Time To Celebrate

Rich Abbamont's birthday party-
An invitation appeared on the computer with an invite to attend Rich Abbamont’s 50th birthday. It stated, NO GIFTS, Rich has everything! Just come, enjoy and help Rich celebrate at Firehouse 2 on Spring Valley Road. Who could pass up a chance to celebrate with a terrific guy like Rich, and for that matter, Margaret, his wife. After an RSVP and the due date arriving, off to Firehouse 2, I went.

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Michelle Obama: First Lady of Junk Science

Michelle Malkin

While her husband may have paid lip service to ending the abuse of science for "politics or ideology," first lady Michelle Obama gave herself a super-sized waiver. Two of her showcase social engineering campaigns -- tax preferences for breast-pumping working mothers and expanded nutrition labels -- are based on distorting or dismissing the prevailing public health literature.
Just as the White House costumed Obamacare activists in white lab coats, the fashionable Mrs. O has cloaked her meddling anti-obesity crusade in medical fakery.

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Supporting the NEA Is a Family Value

Connie Schultz

Late last month, a citizens brigade of young people created a human chain at the gates of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo to prevent thieves from escaping with priceless treasures.
"They know this is their cultural heritage," Egypt's antiquities minister, Zahi Hawass, told the New York Daily News. All of the artifacts were recovered, and those that were damaged can be repaired.

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Robert Half Reveals Top Tech Etiquette Offenders; New Guide Helps Prevent Career-Crushing Blunders

In the days when “tweets” were bird sounds and a “text” was a book, workplace blunders had a limited audience. Now, however, these missteps can receive broad exposure -- with unhappy consequences: Three out of four (76 percent) human resources (HR) managers polled by Robert Half said technology etiquette breaches can affect a person’s career prospects.

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Glass Doctor® of Ramsey Earns Angie’s List Super Service Award in Window Services

Glass Doctor Franchise Receives Honor for High Customer Ratings

Glass Doctor of Ramsey earned the prestigious 2010 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor given to companies with outstanding consumer ratings over the past year. Glass Doctor belongs to a group of fewer than five percent of registered companies that meet the eligibility requirements to be considered for the award.

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Twelve On-the-Water Recreational Boat Towing Captains Honored for Heroism in 2010

Towing Captains Honored for Heroism

With over 600 tow boats spread across the country responding to over 60,000 routine requests from boaters for on-the-water assistance, the law of averages dictates that the captains of these vessels are bound to run into life-threatening emergencies. And, as with any heroic act, the captain is faced with the split-second decision to either step in – putting them in harms way to try to save the individual – or to call for help.

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U.S. Industrial Property Market Shows Definitive Signs of Entering Recovery Cycle

--Inland Empire, Chicago, Charleston, Cincinnati, Little Rock, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Savannah, Dallas, New Jersey Lead Charge as Q4 2010 Shows
Nearly 30 MSF of Positive Absorption; Opportune Time for Tenant Leasing--

Coinciding with a noticeably improved United States office market, the national industrial property sector absorbed 28.6 million square feet of space during the fourth quarter of 2010, propelling what had been a net loss for the year into a solid gain, according to new quarterly research on the U.S. industrial market from Colliers International. This robust fourth quarter activity likely heralds the beginning of the next up cycle for the industrial sector as demand for warehouse space — fueled by an increase in import and export activity and improving appetite for consumer goods — is expected to rise.

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'Test Drive Unlimited 2' Redefines MMO Gaming

Test Drive Unlimited 2
Atari introduced the concept of a racing MMO that supports thousands of players on one server with the release of "Test Drive Unlimited." This unusual racer combined deep online community features with the joy of driving and/or competing on the open road. "Test Drive Unlimited 2" adds expanded social features and new environments, but the actual driving is my least favorite part.

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Bookshelves Put Wasted Space to Work

Bookshelves Put Wasted Space to Work
Q: The only thing wrong with our new apartment is the entry hall. It's long and narrow, and going down to the living room is kind of like walking through a dark tunnel. We don't own the apartment, so the walls aren't going anywhere.
How can we "open up" that tunnel?
 A: Designer Gail Shields-Miller (shieldsinteriors.com) has several smart answers to your question, summed up in the photo of the hallway in a New York apartment

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Taking a Team Approach to Tapping Fundraising Potential with Bergen Community College’s Nonprofit Executive Leadership Series

Dennis C. Miller

Approximately 65 chief executives, board of directors members and development officers of nonprofit organizations throughout Bergen County participated in the first of a series of workshops hosted by Bergen Community College today. Dennis C. Miller, executive director of Bergen’s Nonprofit Leadership Institute and author of “The Nonprofit Board Therapist: A Guide to Unlocking Your Organization’s True Potential,” discussed going from the “tin cup theory” of simply “begging” for donations to “the investments theory” of convincing people to contribute in order to be part of a successful initiative.

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A Musical In The Making

Teaneck’s Temple Emeth production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Rehearsals for Teaneck’s Temple Emeth production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat are under way, and according to Cynthia Massarsky, a member of the production triumvirate with co-producer Jill Kantor and stage manager Shana Janoff, the show promises to be a way-off Broadway hit. “It is fast-paced and lively, with songs you will walk out humming,” says Ms. Massarsky, “and it is most definitely family fare.”

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Bergman Real Estate Group's Woodbridge Towers in Iselin, N.J. Signs Three New Tenants

Over 12,700 Square Feet Leased At Prime Middlesex County Location

Bergman Real Estate Group, a privately owned real estate investment firm that owns and manages office properties throughout New Jersey, announced today that three new leases, totaling over 12,700 square feet, have been signed at Woodbridge Towers, located at 555 U.S. Highway 1 South in Iselin, N.J.

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Retired Hackensack H.S. Teacher’s Artwork Featured at Ciarco Learning Center

Bergen Community College’s Hackensack location, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center, will feature the artwork of retired Hackensack High School teacher Joe LaMattina in its first exhibition of 2011. LaMattina’s work – defined by bold colors and, according to LaMattina, “interpreting the human form” – will reside in the Center’s lobby until March 17.

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Colliers International New Jersey Arranges Progressive Casualty Renewal

--Woodbridge Corporate Plaza offers convenient transportation to insurance company staff--

Colliers International New Jersey has arranged a 22,494-square-foot renewal for Progressive Casualty Insurance Company at 485 Route 1 South at Woodbridge Corporate Plaza in Iselin, N.J. Known commercially as Progressive Insurance, the company provides automobile insurance, motorcycle insurance, as well as boat, RV and home insurance to more than one million customers nationwide.

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Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center Has Workshop on Enhancing the Classroom Environment for Early Education Professio

Paramus-based Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center, a division of Children’s Aid and Family Services, is presenting “There’s no Place Like School: Enhancing Your Classroom Environment” on Saturday, March 12, 2011, from 8:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. at 200 Robin Road, Paramus, NJ. This workshop is geared toward early childhood education professionals, and participants will receive a certificate for four hours of professional development. Presenters include Cindy Sobel, head teacher, Paterson Family Center, ACT Community Trained Leader; Susan Gellert, MS.Ed., Consultant, Early Childhood Education; Cindy Gennarelli, M.Ed. and Liz Morgado, M.Ed.

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