By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, April 20 2010 @ 01:30 PM EDT
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, April 20 2010 @ 05:05 AM EDT
What's an instant way to transform your wardrobe and your attitude? As some of our Southern mamas use to tell us: "It's time to suck in your stomach and put some color on!"
"Color is an incredible fashion tool that's often taken for granted," says style expert Andy Paige, author of "Style on a Shoestring." "We are all naturally attracted to color," she says, "and it stimulates emotional, physical and even behavioral responses.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, April 19 2010 @ 05:47 PM EDT
Event Will Be Held at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square on May 1
Local families are invited to celebrate Earth Day with a fun and educational event. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, the Ridgewood Environmental Advisory Committee (REAC) will hold a 40th anniversary celebration of Earth Day at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, located on East Ridgewood Avenue.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, April 19 2010 @ 05:44 PM EDT
Date: Sat. May 1 at 2:00 pm
Event: Meet co-authors Debra and Valerie Gantt as they sign copies of their book (third in a triology) Forever Waiting: Colette’s Appeal.
Date: Tuesl May 4th at 7:00 PM
Event: Join us for a discussion and signing of Ultimate Warrior Workouts with author and fitness master Martin Rooney.
Date: Wed. May 5th and 19th at 7:00 PM
Event: Join us with your knitting, crocheting or other handwork for our “Knit-In.”
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, April 19 2010 @ 04:00 PM EDT
Free Event Will Highlight Programs Offered by Non-profit Organization
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck has formed an alliance with the Teaneck Creek Conservancy (TCC) to offer programs and opportunities for the public to assist the non-profit organization. The first event, a presentation describing the TCC and its programs, will take place on Wed., May 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Heritage Pointe.
By Sylvia Rubin Monday, April 19 2010 @ 03:17 PM EDT
Adelphi Chamber Orchestra, Tel:201-734-4820
When: Sunday May 9, 2010 4:00 pm
Where:River Dell Regional High School 55 Pyle Ave. Oradell, NJ 07649
RIVER EDGE - Yuri Vodovoz, conductor and music director, presents a concert entitled Mediterranean Travels
By Michelle Zakko Monday, April 19 2010 @ 11:06 AM EDT
Benjamin Moore has launched, the Experts Exchange, a Facebook application that can assist with your interior decorating and paint color projects. The new application lets you connect with not only the eight experts who appeared in the recent advertising campaign (Jamie Drake, Darryl Carter, etc.), but also with dozens of other designers and painting contractors.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, April 19 2010 @ 10:03 AM EDT
Jones Lang LaSalle has announced that the Parsippany-based tenant representation team of Senior Vice Presidents Steve Fleming and Shawn Straka have facilitated significant leasing activity in the first quarter of 2010, with five deals totaling 252,871 square feet.
"The transactions we have completed in the first quarter of 2010 include warehouse, office and R&D space in various markets throughout the state, which is a strong reflection of our team's ability to facilitate a variety of transactions based on our clients' needs," said Straka. "Our recent efforts are a testament to our successful track record negotiating advantageous lease terms on behalf of our corporate clients. It also demonstrates an uptick in market activity."
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, April 19 2010 @ 06:44 AM EDT
61 Hours: A Reacher Novel
has been producing one novel a year with Jack Reacher as the protagonist. I believe I have read almost all of them. Like the others, this one was devoured in a minimum of time, a novel that is hard to put down. Child starts off with a staccato pace and continues it throughout the book. Unlike some books where there is a lull in action, Child continues his fast pace and holds the reader’s interest until the end.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Sunday, April 18 2010 @ 05:00 PM EDT
"May there only be peaceful and cheerful Earth Days to come for our beautiful Spaceship Earth as it continues to spin and circle in frigid space with its warm and fragile cargo of animate life." — United Nations Secretary-General U Thant, 1971
April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day, came on the heels of the Vietnam peace movement. This was a volatile era of monumental social change fueled by sit-ins and teach-ins, demonstrations, rallies and a changing political consciousness.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, April 18 2010 @ 03:37 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, April 17 2010 @ 03:44 AM EDT
Unparalleled Buying Opportunity Offered at New Jersey’s Newest Transit-Oriented Community
Sterling Properties today announced that the public is invited to attend the highly anticipated preview opening of The Avenue at South Orange, its award-winning, transit-oriented luxury condominium community located in the heart of South Orange’s vibrant business and entertainment district.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, April 17 2010 @ 03:40 AM EDT
MEDICARE TO BEGIN PROCESSING APRIL CLAIMS
Last evening, President Obama signed into law the Continuing Extension Act of 2010. This legislation extends through May 31, 2010, the zero percent update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) which was in effect for claims with dates of service from Jan. 1, 2010, through March 31, 2010. The law is retroactive to April 1, 2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, April 17 2010 @ 03:38 AM EDT
R&S Landscaping Will Give Away Free White Pine Saplings at the Ridgewood Whole Foods on April 30
The region's leading environmentally responsible landscaping firm will celebrate Arbor Day by giving local residents the opportunity to plant their own tree. As a way to encourage community greening, Midland Park, N.J.-based R&S Landscaping will give away free saplings at the Ridgewood Whole Foods, located at 44 Godwin Avenue.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, April 17 2010 @ 03:35 AM EDT
Luxury Condominiums Are Available Starting in the Mid $200,000s
The Pinnacle Companies recently announced the acquisition of Winthrop Court, a luxury active-adult community in Clifton, N.J. Now, the region's premier developer of luxury homes is celebrating the purchase with a special buying opportunity. To celebrate the grand reopening of Winthrop Court, The Pinnacle Companies has announced that the community's luxury condominiums are now priced starting in the mid $200,000s.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, April 17 2010 @ 03:33 AM EDT
Public is Invited to Mother’s Day Luncheon, Educational Lectures and Exercise Classes
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, invites area residents to expand their knowledge base, enjoy lively programs and lectures, and improve their physical health throughout May. All programs are free and open to the public.
• Maintaining maximal physical fitness is important at any age. Heritage Pointe encourages residents and guests to exercise as often as possible with its weekday exercise classes, held every Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, April 17 2010 @ 03:30 AM EDT
The Paramus Board of Health wishes to remind all Borough residents that its annual free rabies clinic for dogs and cats will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, May 5th and May 6th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday will be for dogs and Thursday will be for cats. The clinic will be held at the Life Safety Building in the rear of the DPW municipal garage off Carlough Drive.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 16 2010 @ 03:06 PM EDT
Written by County Freeholder David L. Ganz
Freeholder David L. Ganz (D-Fair Lawn) presents “A Critical Guide to Anthologies of African Literature” (revised edition, 2010) to Fair Lawn Librarian Tim Murphy on April 7 as an addition to the library collection, and to circulate throughout the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS). Ganz wrote the original work in 1973 while a student at Georgetown University; it was published by the African Studies Association as an academic work, and is still found some 37 years later in more than a hundred academic libraries such as Harvard, Yale, and the Library of Congress, as well as abroad.
By Paramus Post Thursday, April 15 2010 @ 11:01 PM EDT
In less than two weeks, the New Jersey Environmental Federation will be holding its 24th annual conference at Rutgers University Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
The event is taking place Saturday, April 17th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Governor Chris Christie is confirmed as the keynote speaker at the event, marking the 10th year in a row that a New Jersey governor has been the keynote speaker at this remarkable environmental event. In addition, there will be a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Plenary on the Environment featuring Judith Enck, Region II Administrator, New York.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, April 15 2010 @ 04:59 PM EDT
Looking for ideas for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday April 22? Here's an article from Peter Belisle and Robert Best of Jones Lang LaSalle.
Everyone involved in office space—owners and property managers as well as tenant office managers and employees—has a shared responsibility for reducing the environmental impact of our business activities. In commemoration of Earth Day’s fortieth anniversary, here are 40 ways to make the office a greener place to work