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Thursday, January 18 2018 @ 12:52 PM EST
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The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Thursday, January 18 2018 @ 12:52 PM EST
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The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

Picarella Trust Fund 2011 Scholarships Available Through K Of C


The James Picarella Memorial Trust Scholarship Fund will again award multiple $1,000 scholarships to Township of Washington high school seniors pursuing full-time higher education at two and four-year colleges, or other post-high school education in business, nursing, technical trades, etc. The Knights of Columbus, Mother Seton Council #5427, administrators of the Trust, will make applications available for interested candidates starting February 28. They may be obtained at the K of C Hall Members’ Room, in the rear of 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ, between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. A supply of applications will also be provided to guidance counselors in nearby schools. Applications must be returned no later than May 1.

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BCC President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan Participates in U.S. Department of Education’s Regional Summit on Community Colleges



Undersecretary of Education Cites Dr. Ryan’s Leadership in Developing Strong Initiatives in Invitation to Today’s Event in Philadelphia

Bergen Community College President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan participated in the U.S. Department of Education’s first Community College Regional Summit today in Philadelphia. “I was honored by the invitation and I have looked forward to participating in the important national conversation that President Barack Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have initiated about eliminating barriers for students trying to complete their education,” Dr. Ryan said.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis hosted a town hall-style forum at the Community College of Philadelphia after touring a job-training center for non-traditional students on Monday.

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New Jerseyans Split Over Gov. Christie’s Proposed Budget


New Jersey voters are split in their evaluation of Gov. ChrisChristie’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2012, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.

While 45 percent are pleased with the budget, 48 percent are displeased, and 7 percent are not sure. Negative evaluations of Christie’s budget appear motivated both by feelings that its proposals are unfair and by a dislike of the governor’s leadership style. Positive evaluations originate in the belief Christie is trying to drastically reduce spending and in favorable personal impressions.

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Teaneck Rotary Celebrates Mardi Gras With Jazz Vibraphone Music


A little confusion happened when I went to visit Teaneck Rotary, always a pleasant makeup. They normally meet at Vitale’s every Wednesday where a buffet lunch is available. Upon walking in to Vitale’s Restaurant, I proceeded to the meeting room, put my outer jacket on a chair and before sitting down, looked around, There was no Rotary paraphernalia anywhere! Questioning the wait staff, the meeting had been moved to Classic Quiche up the street because the room had been booked for a Repast. My jacket and cap were immediately removed from the scene!

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Dine at the California Pizza Kitchen for heart health


Mahwah, NJ - The Universal Heart Health Society (UHHS) announced today that it will be hosting a fundraising event at the California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) in Paramus on Sunday, Mar. 13. CPK has agreed to donate 20% of its restaurant bills to the non-profit when customers present an event flyer, said UHHS Marketing Vice President Courtney Breese.

“We are working on raising awareness about our organization in Bergen County,” Breese said. “I don’t know a better way to do this than to invite the locals out for a great meal.

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15,500 Students In Bergen County Will Be Affected By GOP Budget Cuts to College Grants


Jersey’s Middle Class Families See $115 Million in Pell Grants, 183,000 Students Impacted Statewide

Union, Middlesex, and Essex Counties Most Affected

An estimated 15,500 Bergen County college students will see education grants disappear under the budget proposed by Washington Republicans, according to new analysis released today by Senator Robert Menendez (D – New Jersey). A total of 183,000 promising students will see $115 Million in Pell Grants disappear under the Republican’s proposal. Union, Middlesex, and Essex counties will see the highest number of students affected, with an estimated 18,000; 16,500; and 15,500 students affected respectively.

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Last Call: Apply Now to Become a Kids’ Life Jacket Loaner Site



Life Jacket Loaner Program

Deadline to Apply is March 11th
This summer you can help ensure kids stay safe on the water, but you need to act soon. The BoatUS Foundation’s Life Jacket Loaner Program for kids, which helps parents, boaters and anglers get the right-sized life jacket for youngsters at over 500 locations across the country, is looking for sponsors for additional loaner sites. But you only have until March 11 to apply at www.BoatUS.com/Foundation/LJLP.

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Assembly & Senate To Move To Override Christie Job-Killing Vetoes & Consider New Democratic Tax Cut Measures


New Measures Would Implement Democratic Business Tax Cuts


The Assembly and Senate on Thursday will meet to advance new job-creating Democratic business tax cuts and overturn Gov. Chris Christie’s job-killing vetoes. Both sessions are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday and will streamed live at http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp .

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Driver Job Fair to Be Held Thursday, March 3rd in Saddle Brook, NJ


A Career Fair targeting the Transportation industry will be held on Thursday, March 3rd at the Saddle Brook Marriott in Saddle Brook, NJ from 10 am to 2 pm. Hosted by Guide Publications, the fair is one of over 30 Career Fairs the company has organized this year in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, Ohio and Illinois. “Even though no industry has been spared the difficulties of the recent economic climate, the transportation industries are continuing to hire,” said Mike Beson, Guide Publications President.

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BCC President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan Participates in U.S. Dept of Education’s Regional Summit on Community Colleges


Undersecretary of Education Cites Dr. Ryan’s Leadership in Developing Strong Initiatives in Invitation to Today’s Event in Philadelphia

Bergen Community College President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan participated in the U.S. Department of Education’s first Community College Regional Summit today in Philadelphia. “I was honored by the invitation and I have looked forward to participating in the important national conversation that President Barack Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have initiated about eliminating barriers for students trying to complete their education,” Dr. Ryan said.

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Ridge Ranch Elementary School Celebrates the Chinese Lunar New Year


Ridge Ranch School Lunar New Year 2011
Under the aegis of principal Ms. Jeanine Nostrame and teacher Mrs. Debra Hodge, students presented the Lunar New Year celebration of the Year of the Rabbit. The principal welcomed the parents and the students pointing out the new HID lighting that had been installed. Ms Nostrame did it in a quiz to the pupils who were seated on the floor of the assembly room. It took several tries to attain the correct answer the question .. ‘What was different?

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Hackensack University Medical Center Opens New Heart And Vascular Hospital


HUMC
Following a new concept, HUMC opened a hospital within a hospital. The purpose of this was to bring heart and vascular patients under the care of doctors who specialized in the needs of heart care patients. They brought together specialists who might be needed for any case scenarios for the patient. State of the art equipment and programs were converged within this hospital.

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Bergen Community College Celebrates Women’s History Month in March


Gloria Steinem, a writer, lecturer, editor and feminist, travels throughout the world as an organizer and lecturer on issues of equality. As the keynote speaker for Women’s History Month at Bergen Community College, Ms. Steinem will discuss the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse.

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N Y Times Best-Selling Author Danny Meyer to Stir the Pot at New Jersey Restaurant Association's Restaurant Operators Conference


Danny Meyer believes that traditional business models have it all wrong, and plans to stir the pot with his advocacy of “enlightened hospitality” at the fifth annual Restaurant Operators Conference (ROC), hosted by the New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) Tuesday, April 12th. As CEO and Founder of Union Square Hospitality Group, Restaurateur and New York Times best-selling author of Setting the Table, Meyer’s success is well-known. At the ROC he’ll share the secret of his success and what many traditional restaurants are doing wrong.

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Senate & Assembly To Convene Thursday Session To Consider New Democratic Tax Cut Measures


New Measures Would Implement Democratic Business Tax Cuts Included in Budget Plan

Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver on Monday announced they’ve scheduled voting sessions for Thursday to advance new job-creating Democratic business tax cuts and overturn Gov. Chris Christie’s job creation vetoes. The Assembly and Senate sessions will be scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday and streamed live at http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp .

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Angler Weigh-to-Win payout.



Kevin VanDam and his BoatUS Angler Weigh-to-Win payout.
A $1,500 BoatUS Angler “Weigh-to-Win” Bonus for KVD

Moments after he held court in the Bassmaster Classic press conference, Kevin VanDam held a jumbo-sized BoatUS Angler “Weigh-to-Win” check made out to him in the amount of $1,500, and he was genuinely excited about it, stating, “Sweet, I won!” as representatives handed him the cash bonus.

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Sudden Cardiac Death Screenings For Freshman Class


As American Heart Health Awareness Month comes to a close, think about preventing sudden cardiac death in children and young adults. One of the most common causes of sudden cardiac death is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). HCM is a genetic disease in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick, making it harder to pump blood throughout the body. Most people have few, if any, symptoms of this disease. Some people experience shortness of breath when exercising, chest pain, fainting, dizziness, fatigue, or abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias).

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Summer Camp Registration at the Turrell Center


Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center, a division of Children’s Aid and Family Services, is offering Camp Kaleidoscope, for children ages 5 through 9, from July 5 until September 3, 2011. The theme-based curriculum is designed to reinforce and strengthen school concepts while providing a fun and memorable summer experience for children.

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Intergenerational Program Brings Seniors at The Atrium and Students From Northern Highlands High School Together



Intergenerational Program
Annual Visit Bridges Generation Gap

Members of the National Honor Society at Northern Highlands Regional High School (back row) recently spent the day with residents at The Atrium, both in Allendale, N.J., as part of an intergenerational community outreach initiative designed to bridge the generation gap between seniors and teenagers. Each year, students spend the day at the apartment-rental senior living community, interacting with residents, hosting activities and participating in a wide range of specially planned events.

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Rotary Club of Teaneck Celebrates Rotary International's Birthday


The Rotary Club of Teaneck joined Rotarians around the world to celebrate Rotary's 106th anniversary with a variety of activities and drawing attention to the progress that has been made to eradicate polio and the need to finish the job. In four European financial markets: Lisbon; Amsterdam; Brussels; and Paris, representatives of Rotary International and Sanofi Pasteur, a leading provider of polio vaccine, helped ring the opening bell.

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