By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 10 2009 @ 05:47 PM EST
Public is Invited to Attend Free Programs at Rental Retirement Community
Heritage Pointe, a full-service rental retirement community in Teaneck, N.J., invites area residents to enlightening programs every week in January that span the arts, history and politics. All programs are free and open to the public.
· Mon., Jan. 4 – Professional clarinetist and band leader David Aaron brings the Broadway hit “Oklahoma!” to life at 2:30 p.m. with a solid hour of music, fun and trivia. Attendees will listen to the musical’s hit songs and discuss Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s memorable score as well as historic vignettes and other recorded music.
By Paramus Post Thursday, December 10 2009 @ 09:54 AM EST
Raising Awareness About Foster Care and Adoption
(Paramus, NJ) December 10, 2009 - As Americans prepare to celebrate the holidays with their families, more than 4,600 children in New Jersey may have no such plans. They are waiting to be adopted by loving families, and the holiday season isn’t always a happy time for them. It reminds them of the harsh reality of their situation.
By Sharon Mosley Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 10:19 PM EST
Prepping for a holiday party doesn't have to mean dress distress. Instead, it should be cause for celebration, according to Rachel Zoe, a celebrity stylist and author of "Style A to Zoe" (Hatchette Book Group, $15.99).
"Holidays are the perfect time to bring out all those party dresses and gorgeous accessories you bought throughout the year," Zoe says. "I think holiday time is the perfect excuse to dress up.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 07:57 PM EST
-- New Program is First of Its Kind in New Jersey --
The Atrium Independent Living Residence of The Allendale Community for Mature Living, has partnered with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage to market suites and apartments at the facility. This joint marketing program provides The Atrium with an important marketing channel while Coldwell Banker realtors can now offer additional opportunities to their residential clients, along with other realtors through Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 07:51 PM EST
Paramus Police Chief Richard J. Cary announced the arrests of Milutin JOVANOVIC, Jelena SEKULARAC-RADULOVICH, Danijela PRANJIC, and Nenad TEODOSIC on robbery and theft charges. The arrest came about as a result of an investigation conducted by members of the Paramus Police Department and members of the Fort Lee Police Department.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 06:27 PM EST
The Ohio State University and the University of Oregon Alumni Associations announced today that they have chosen the quintessential California beach city as the location for their pre-game pep rallies, prior to their meeting in the 96th Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2010.
The University of Oregon Ducks Pep Rally is scheduled for Dec. 30 and is followed by the Ohio State University Buckeye Beach Bash on Dec. 31. Both will take place just North of the 100-year-old Santa Monica Pier, giving attendees of the pep rallies a nostalgic and exciting atmosphere right on the beach. The events are scheduled from 3p.m. to 5p.m., are free and open to the public, and will include food vendors, activities and entertainment.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 03:50 PM EST
Colliers Houston & Co., a full-service commercial real estate firm providing strategic corporate real estate solutions to clients on a local and national level, is pleased to announce that Congoleum Corporation has renewed its lease at 3500 Quakerbridge Road in Hamilton, New Jersey, which is owned by The Fruscione Co. LLC. Colliers Houston & Co. arranged the deal for the tenant, a manufacturer of resilient sheet and tile flooring for both residential and commercial uses. The building was originally built for their purposes in 1991.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 03:43 PM EST
Meet Santa And Support U.S. Marine Corps “Toys For Tots” Drive
It’s magical and it only happens once a year. This past weekend, the doors to Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar® restaurant at the Fashion Center in Paramus swung open wide--well before the lunch hour--to welcome the arrival of a very special guest: Santa Claus. While servers elfishly ran around placing breakfast at every table, kids of all ages got a sneak peek of the jolly man in the red suit. Record crowds of admiring fans came to have “Breakfast with Santa.” The event has been held each December for the past ten years at all Long Island and Northern and Central New Jersey Applebee’s as a fundraiser to benefit the United States Marine Corp “Toys for Tots” Foundation.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 01:21 PM EST
During an economic downturn, Natalie McKenzie of Natobie Jewels brought together Minority Owned Business’s in Bergen County for a unique holiday shopping experience at The Woman’s Club of Englewood. The Holiday boutique was designed to give business’s the extra push that they needed during a holiday season when shoppers are only looking for deals. The event kicked off on Friday December 4th with a cocktail reception featuring a live performance by Old Tappan jazz vocalist Chelsea Palermo and Pianist Steve Mitchell. The event continued until Sunday, December 6th.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 01:17 PM EST
Impatient drivers trying to remove ice from windshields often discover creative ways to break the glass. Glass Doctor busts the top five auto glass de-icing myths:
1. Pour hot water on the vehicle's windshield and windows to melt the ice. Make sure it melts the ice completely so the frozen glass will shatter due to the extreme temperature change.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 11:00 AM EST
“Get Home Safe” Program Aims to Prevent Accidents, Save Lives
High Point Auto Insurance is taking a road rarely traveled by insurance companies with its innovative new customer safety benefit called “Get Home Safe.” The benefit reimburses policyholders up to $50 in cab fare if they call for a safe ride home rather than risk driving home under dangerous circumstances.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 10:57 AM EST
-Tenant, Coining Inc., expands and relocates its headquarters from Saddle Brook, New Jersey to Montvale Parkway Campus I with this new long-term lease transaction -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the recent completion of a long-term 60,000-square-foot industrial/flex lease transaction at Montvale Campus Parkway I, which is located at 15 Mercedes Drive in Montvale, New Jersey. NAI Hanson’s Associate Vice Presidents, Tom Vetter and Jeff DeMagistris, represented the tenant, Coining Inc., in this transaction, while Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord, Hampshire Companies.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 10:29 AM EST
New IMAX® theatres set to open at AMC Jersey Gardens 20 in Elizabeth on Nov. 6, AMC Garden State 16 in Paramus on Dec. 18 and AMC Rockaway 16 on Dec. 18
AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC), a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, announces that guests visiting AMC Jersey Gardens 20 in Elizabeth, AMC Garden State 16 in Paramus and AMC Rockaway 16, can soon enjoy The IMAX Experience® from IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX).
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 10:25 AM EST
The Hudson Valley Chorale will open its concert season with an exploration of the evolution of polyphonic music from simple chant. Its repertoire will feature selections of sacred chant of the Renaissance, move through variations of the English Madrigal, as illustrated by the title piece “Sing We and Chant It,” and progress on to the motets of the Romantic period.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 10:19 AM EST
Professional Land Care Network Presents “Environmental Improvement Award” to Allendale Landscape/Hardscape Firm for Excellence in Execution
Borst Landscape and Design in Allendale, New Jersey, recently won the Grand Award in Environmental Improvement from the Professional Land Care Network (PLANET), an international association of landscape design/build professionals, landscape management companies, lawn care contractors and interior plantsmen. A key criterion for the award is execution of a superior landscape project, which Borst demonstrated with a challenging landscape design/build project in Bergen County.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 10:16 AM EST
- Property located in the Meadowlands submarket, an area of growth and opportunity in New Jersey’s office marketplace-
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, has recently completed a 3,148-square-foot lease transaction in the Meadows Office Complex, a twelve-story 286,000-square-foot Class A office building located at 201 Route 17 North in Rutherford, New Jersey. NAI Hanson Vice President, Steven G. Leitner, CCIM, represented the tenant, Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, in this transaction. The landlord, Meadow Office, L.L.C., was represented in house by Michael Nevins.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 10:11 AM EST
An industrious, community-focused group of 6th graders from Harrington Park School recently held a book drive. The kids collected an astounding 1,200 books for their Friends of Fosters Club. They donated the books to Care Plus NJ’s Adoption House in Union NJ.
Adoption House provides enriched services targeted to meet the needs of school-aged children going through the adoption placement process. Programs facilitate the transition and ensure a smooth process, including appropriate closure with the child’s former home and positive new beginnings with their adoptive parents. Adoption House programs also maintain meaningful relationships between siblings in separate living placement.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 09 2009 @ 09:54 AM EST
Whether they’re looking to upsize, downsize or just purchase a more luxurious home, repeat home buyers have always been drawn to Sterling Properties’ New York Metropolitan Area communities. So with President Obama’s recent creation of a $6,500 tax credit for repeat buyers, these popular communities present a greater value than ever before.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 08 2009 @ 03:51 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 08 2009 @ 01:59 PM EST
Joseph S. Orlando
Actions by the Bergen County Improvement Authority (BCIA) to reject a proposal by the managers of Bergen Regional Medical Center to enter into managed care arrangements with United Healthcare will have a detrimental effect on the county’s safety net hospital and will severely hinder the ability of the hospital to attract a broad and diverse array of new physicians to the hospital, according to the hospital’s managers.