The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced today that the unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent in December, as 103,000 jobs were added. Robert Half has identified four employment trends for professionals and employers to consider in the year ahead. They are:
With 40 combined years of circus experience between them, Doug Rougeux and Casey Carle put on a crazy show with soap and bubbles that fuses theater, visual arts, clowning, and improve. This interactive hysterical performance will surely entertain both adults and children
The two comics share an apartment with inflatable furniture, tarps, and pools where the bubble amazement can happen anywhere.
SCORE Bergen offers free, in person, business counseling to entrepreneurs who are looking to start up a small business or have the need to grow their existing business. It is a partner of SCORE National which is a non-profit business counseling organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE Bergen has 47 experienced business executives who volunteer their time to help small businesses form and grow.
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver, Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald and Assemblywomen Joan Voss, Mila M. Jasey, Connie Wagner, Pamela Lampitt and Bonnie Watson Coleman to create a loan forgiveness program for students who pursue fields with labor shortages was approved 44-29-3 Thursday by the Assembly.
New report finds effects of the recession contributed to historically low rate of increase, but health spending share of GDP increased
Health care spending in the United States grew 4.0 percent in 2009, to $2.5 trillion, or $8,086 per person, the slowest rate of growth in the 50-year history of the National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA), due in great part to the economic recession. The report, prepared annually by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary, summarizes recent trends in health spending based on the most current data sources.
In case you’re not familiar with our name, we are a leading publisher of healthcare, nutrition, parenting, and cookbooks. (You may have requested previous titles of ours through The Lisa Ekus Group.)
Our authors are the most knowledgeable ‘go to’ experts on a variety of subjects including everything from parenting to diabetes, whole grains to medicinal herbs, and they can even tell you how to manage Crohn’s and Colitis and plan nutritious vegan or vegetarian meals. Several of our books have won prominent awards including the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, the International Association of Culinary Professional Award, and the Cordon D’Or Culinary International Academy Award.
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Connie Wagner and Joan Voss to allow ads on school buses to help schools boost revenue was signed into law on Thursday. The measure (A-1637) will allow school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or leased by the school district.
On January 4, 2011, the bill (H.R. 5133) to honor two fallen New Jersey war heroes, introduced by Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), was signed into law by President Obama. This law renames the post office in Carlstadt, NJ in honor of the memory of Army Staff Sergeant Frank T. Carvill and Marine Lance Corporal Michael A. Schwarz, both of whom were residents of Carlstadt and died in the Iraq war.
- Real Estate Forum, a nationally recognized commercial real estate trade publication, names CBRE #1 in New Jersey, continuing the Firm's legacy of top rankings in the State -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, is pleased to announce that it has recently been ranked as New Jersey's number one performing commercial real estate brokerage firm based on independent evaluation by Real Estate Forum Magazine. This recognition adds to the Firm's 2010 top rankings by other independent sources including, NJ BIZ Magazine.
Date: Jan. 5th & 19th at 7:00 pm
Event: Join us with your knitting, crocheting or other handwork for our “Knit-In.”
Date: Wed. Jan. 12th & 26th at 7:00 pm
Event: “NOOK Nights” - get to know your NOOKColor, Barnes & Noble’s e-reader. Sign up with a bookseller. 201-445-4589.
Date: Wed. Jan. 19th at 7:30
Event: Discussion and signing with author Dr. Yvonne Thornton and her book, Something to Prove: A Daughter’s Journey to Fulfill a Father’s Legacy.
By: Everett M. Lo
Social Security Regional Public Affairs Office in the New York Region
There are a number of reasons you may need written verification of your Social Security benefit amount. You may need to provide it to an energy assistance program or for subsidized housing. Perhaps you’re ready to make a major purchase and you’re trying to get a loan from a bank or financial institution. Or maybe you’re applying for state benefits or moving into a new apartment or home.
By Everett M. Lo
Social Security Administration’s Regional Public Affairs Office in the New York Region
Need Medicare Part B? If you’re eligible, now is the time to sign up. The general enrollment period for Medicare Part B runs from January 1 through March 31. Before you make a decision about general enrollment, let us fill you in on some general information. Medicare is a medical insurance program for retired and disabled people. Some people are covered only by one type of Medicare; others opt to pay extra for more coverage. Understanding Medicare can save you money; here are the facts.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized Bergen Community College for its commitment to community engagement. Bergen was one of just 12 community colleges nationwide to garner the classification. The Carnegie Foundation selected only 115 colleges and universities for the 2010 Community Engagement Classification. Bergen, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, and Richard Stockton College of New Jersey were the only colleges selected from the Garden State.
Mercury Aura Pro MBA Delivers up to 275MB/s data rates for up to 41X Faster Performance than Factory Hard Drive, over 3X Faster Performance than Factory SSD, and up to 20% Faster Speed than 2010 MacBook Air Factory SSD
Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today its new Mercury Aura™ Pro MBA Solid State Drive (SSD) line, the first high performance SandForce® processor based SSD available for all 2008-2009 Apple MacBook Air models.
Students are Participating in Internship Program through the Washington Center
Thanks to the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, eight Bergen Community College students are “Inside Washington” gaining valuable experience in learning the inner workings of the nation’s capital, while spreading their message of what it means to be a community college student in the United States.
(Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) released the following statement Wednesday on a recommendation by Gov. Chris Christie’s higher education task force that the state not cap tuition and fee increases at public colleges and universities: "No one can argue that New Jersey has done enough to support higher education, as evidenced by Gov. Christie’s 8 percent cut in higher education funding in his first budget.
After thousands of families witnessed history in Newark last week, Game-changing 4-pointer to make its mark in Madison Square Garden, IZOD Center, and Nassau Coliseum. The Harlem Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations to the game of basketball than any other team in history, have implemented the first-ever 4-point shot as part of all of its games on the team’s 2011 “4 Times the Fun” North American tour, the team’s 85th season of touring. Full schedule of six NYC-area games: