By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 26, 2009, 04:31 PM EST
Leahy’s Celebration of Irish Dance and Music
Two of PBS’ biggest specials of the year was Leahy’s Celebration of Irish Dance and Music and now you can see the show live at bergenPAC on Friday March 20th at 8:00pm. Leahy is a Canadian powerhouse of eight musical brothers and sisters who have been playing together their entire lives.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 26, 2009, 04:21 PM EST
Legislation sponsored by Assembly members Pamela R. Lampitt, Upendra Chivukula, Connie Wagner, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Nellie Pou and Linda R. Greenstein to permit wind and solar facilities in industrial zones was approved by the Senate. The bill passed the Assembly 60-15 in October, and an amended version was approved 36-3 by the Senate on Monday. It now returns to the Assembly for final legislative approval.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 26, 2009, 04:14 PM EST
Pat Costello, R.N.
Fitness and Education Sessions Open to the Public
Wellness and an active senior lifestyle are interrelated at The Allendale Community for Mature Living, where senior residents benefit from a full roster of preventive health assessments, exercise programs and on-going educational and support programs. Committed to the well-being of all seniors, many of these seminars and screenings are open to the general public each month.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 26, 2009, 04:12 PM EST
As The Excitement Builds, Six More Contracts Have Been Signed In The Past Two Weeks
With the spring opening of its unique amenities facility approaching, The Residences at Dixon Mills is the ideal community for individuals in search of the ultimate lifestyle opportunity — one that combines the timeless appeal of industrial chic with modern amenities.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 26, 2009, 04:09 PM EST
The administration of BRMC announced today that Bergen Regional Medical Center has once again received full (complete) accreditation from the Joint Commission. This certification includes all three divisions; Behavioral Health, Long Term Care and Acute & Ambulatory Care.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 26, 2009, 03:55 PM EST
The National Acrobats of China troupe
An exhilarating mix of acrobats, juggling, tumbling and balancing combined with ancient and modern theatrics! Watch in amazement as these performers use objects of daily life, such as chairs, tables, poles, ladders, bowls, plates, bottles, and jars as stage properties. The Acrobats open a new era of art combined with traditional acrobatic performances.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 26, 2009, 03:52 PM EST
Forbidden Hollywood, a musical comedy revue, will visit Bergen Community College on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. Tickets are $26 for general admission and $24 for students and seniors (65+). Hot on the heels of its Tony award-winning predecessor Forbidden Broadway, creator Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Hollywood cuts through tinseltown's star power. Blockbuster movies like "Star Wars," "Titanic," and "Moulin Rouge" will receive the comic once-over. The Los Angeles Times hails the show as "hilarious - get a ticket immediately."
By Rose Bennett Gilbert Thursday, February 26, 2009, 06:32 AM EST
Q: We want to take up the worn-out carpeting in the front hall of the Tudor-style house we recently bought. The real estate agent says the floor is old chestnut that matches the paneling in the hall. We know chestnut is rare, but we are concerned about having too much wood. Even the ceiling beams are chestnut. What if we don't like the effect of all that wood?
A: The best way to find out is to find out, and I'm not trying to be a smart aleck.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 06:16 PM EST
Deborah Dowdell, Jimmy Thornton, Dave Socolow, & John Avella
Through a customized training grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development, the New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) has trained almost 4,000 people in 30 months. The training in “in-demand skills” that are awarded an industry recognized certificate covers ServSafe Foodsafety, ServSafe Responsible Alcohol Service, Guest Loyalty and More Americanized Pronunciation for Spanish Speakers.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 06:14 PM EST
Josh King & Billy Boyles
The Garden State Harmonica Club monthly meeting will be held March 9, 2009 at 7:30 pm in the Main Hall of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 29 Parkway (at Oak Avenue), Maywood, NJ. Business meetings are regularly on the 2nd Monday of the month except in July and August when they are suspended.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 06:12 PM EST
FirstService Williams, formerly GVA Williams, recently completed the renewal of a 13,603-square-foot lease at 425 Eagle Rock Avenue, a Class A office building in Roseland, N.J. FirstService Williams’ Senior Managing Director Bryn Cinque and Director James Bailey represented the tenant, leading multi-service law firm Post, Polak, Goodsell, MacNeill & Strauchler, P.A., in the transaction. Richard Baumstein of Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord, Principal Life Insurance Co.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 06:09 PM EST
EVP Gialanella Brings Enterprise Management, Global Corporate Services Tools to CBRE NJ Market Clients and Professionals
CB Richard Ellis announced that David Gialanella, executive vice president, Brokerage, has been named to head its New Jersey management team. In assuming his new role, Mr. Gialanella will bring his deep knowledge and national experience in Enterprise Management, Global Corporate Services and marketing to CBRE's clients and professionals in the New Jersey market.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 06:05 PM EST
"Greens Farms Academy is ahead of the curve on greening, from cleaning products to healthier meals and snacks for students," said author, philanthropist and children's health advocate Deirdre Imus in a keynote address to more than 100 faculty and parents last month at the K-12 independent day school in Westport. The impact of the school's greening efforts, including the adoption of the award-winning Greening the Cleaning® program from the Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology®, can extend to the wider community as people start greening their daily lives, Ms. Imus said.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 05:53 PM EST
Producer of Award-Winning Rums & Leader in Protecting The Environment
Flor de Caña Rum has been produced by Compañia Licorera de Nicaragua in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, since 1890. Owner of one of the world’s largest stock of aged rums, the company is recognized for combining the latest distillation technology and craftsmanship in the selection of natural ingredients, slow-aging process, and single-aged blending of rums.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 05:44 PM EST
Journalist and Author Elizabeth Kolbert Headlines Women's History Month Celebration
A focus on environmental concerns and the possibilities arising from new "Green" initiatives will be addressed at Bergen Community College as part of their Women's History Month celebration, which focuses on the theme "Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet." The month-long series of events features an illustrated lecture "Field Notes From a Catastrophe" by renowned journalist and author Elizabeth Kolbert on Monday, March 9, 2009 at 11:45 a.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 05:40 PM EST
The Preserve at Matawan
Preserve at Matawan Is Already 40 Percent Sold
American Properties Realty announces the Grand Opening of the three models at The Preserve at Matawan, its premier condominium community in the northern Monmouth County Borough of Matawan. The Grand Opening will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 28 and March 1.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 04:48 PM EST
On Sunday, February 22nd, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar hosted an afternoon of food and music to benefit Alpine Learning Group and SingSOS/Songs of the Spectrum. Over 55 guests attended the event which raised more than $2,200 for both organizations.Alpine Learning Group is a school located in Paramus that provides educational and behavioral services for children and adults with autism;
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 04:46 PM EST
Nursing Professionals magazine has announced its 2009 “Top 100 Hospitals to Work For,” and Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) came in at an impressive number 20 in the magazine’s January 15, 2009 issue. Early in 2008, Nursing Professionals sent a survey out to 25,000 randomly selected hospital nurses throughout the country measuring their job satisfaction. Some of the sample questions were:
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 04:41 PM EST
Dr. Yukiko Kimura
Yukiko Kimura, M.D., of Tenafly, chief of Pediatric Rheumatology at The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), has been newly appointed to the Board of Directors of the Arthritis Foundation, New Jersey Chapter. Dr. Kimura has been working with the Arthritis Foundation of New Jersey since establishing the first Pediatric Rheumatology Program in the state in 1991. “The experience has been extremely gratifying, because the chapter has been visionary in recognizing the needs of our smallest patients: children with arthritis,” said Dr. Kimura.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 04:33 PM EST
I hope all is well in your world! I’m sure you agree; enough winter! Bring on SPRING and the SPRING FASHION FLING FOR MS!!!! As our special day is slowly drawing nearer, I wanted to update you regarding our wonderful upcoming fashion show! Just a reminder that the date is Sunday, April 26th at the Glenpointe Marriott from 11:30AM-3:30 PM! Our Honorary Chairperson, will once again be the very handsome and engaging Chris Cimino, Meteorologist WNBC-TV and our Ticket Price is still $75.00. The next committee meeting is a week from tomorrow, Wednesday, February 25th at 6:00PM at the MS Center. I hope you can attend! Please RSVP!