By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 12:57 PM EDT
Paramus resident and Shade Tree & Parks Commission volunteer Rueben Abella recently completed CORE Training.
CORE training is required for municipal volunteers when their community has an approved Community Forestry Management Plan.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 12:52 PM EDT
"The Ron Mazurek Memorial Concert"
Bergen Community College presents a memorial concert for former Bergen professor Dr. Ron Mazurek on Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. in the West Hall Recital Hall, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. This performance will be an interactive collaborative event utilizing Internet2 technology between Bergen and the University of California at Irvine.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 12:45 PM EDT
What: The Suburban Gang Project, a venture launched by Bergen Community College's Center for Suburban Criminal Justice, will present three conferences on gangs in suburbia for over 750 high school students from Bergen County. The project was made possible due to a $272,600 federal grant secured by U.S. Sens. Frank Lautenberg, Robert Menendez and U.S. District 9 Rep. Steven Rothman.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 12:04 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 11:55 AM EDT
A&P Announces Partnership with World Wide Seafood; Becomes First Supermarket Chain in the Northeast to Partner Exclusively with an Operator from Fulton Fish Market Fresh seasonal seafood delicacies, such as Alaskan Salmon, Red Snapper and Soft Shell Crab, traditionally offered only at specialty fish markets, are now available “daily” in your neighborhood supermarket. The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) (NYSE:GAP), becomes the first supermarket chain in the Northeast to partner directly with a company from the world famous Fulton Fish Market at Hunt’s Point, Bronx, New York.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 11:47 AM EDT
ULI-NNJ MEMBERS PART OF DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIR'S COMMENT PERIOD ON NEW REGULATIONS
The Northern New Jersey District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI-NNJ) hosted a breakfast roundtable with the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Joseph Doria at the Meadowlands Environmental Center in Lyndhurst on February 20. The discussion touched upon many issues within the DCA, focusing on the most time-sensitive initiative, The Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) regulations. The DCA has updated the COAH rules, which are currently in the comment period and set to be finalized in May and promulgated in June.
By Anonymous Friday, March 14, 2008, 11:00 AM EDT
THE KINDEST CUT OF ALL
Nicol Wiley headed for the break room at her cosmetology school in Poway, Calif. There, she found a young woman. She had asked for Wiley, her instructor at the school.
"What's going on?" Wiley asked. When the young woman took off her sunglasses, she took Wiley's breath away.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 09:48 AM EDT
NAI James E. Hanson is the exclusive agent for the lease of 4,000 square feet of industrial space located at 80 Green Street, Teterboro, New Jersey. NAI Hanson’s Senior Vice President Andrew Somple, SIOR, is handling the assignment for the landlord. “80 Green Street is a perfect location for a service company requiring storage and office space,” said Mr. Somple. “Located in central Bergen County, this address is a short distance from Teterboro Airport and accessible to major roadways.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 09:40 AM EDT
A recently secured $272,600 federal grant will benefit Bergen Community College's Center for Suburban Criminal Justice, an arm of the institution established in 2005 to study suburban crime. The grant represents the first-ever earmark for the Center, which is regarded as the first entity to examine suburban crime from a local, regional and international perspective. The director of the Center, Philip Dolce, a professor and historian for over 35 years, worked with U.S. Sens. Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez and U.S. District 9 Rep. Steve Rothman to secure the grant for the Center and the upcoming "Suburban Gang Project." The legislators were able to attain the grant for the College despite a reduction of federal funds.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 14, 2008, 08:46 AM EDT
Winning Team Bridged Digital Divide Between Senior Citizens And Their Families
Every day new technology emerges that brings distant friends and families closer together. Whether it is sending an instant-message, e-mail or pictures online, these quick and simple computer tasks are nothing new to today’s teens that are growing up in a digital world. Many senior citizens want and need to keep connected to their families. However, the same technology is foreign to them.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 13, 2008, 07:21 PM EDT
Cold and Wet Weather from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, Dry Conditions and Warming in the Southeast
AccuWeather.com Chief Long-Range Forecaster Joe Bastardi forecasts that we may have more winter and significant wet weather in store for the Northern U.S. “So far, spring is making up for the early lack of winter from the Great Lakes to the Northeast with frequent snow and colder-than-normal temperatures,” Bastardi said.
By Daniel Liza Thursday, March 13, 2008, 04:59 PM EDT
National Future Mortgage Hosts Fundraiser For Bergen County Real Estate Professionals
Proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity
National Future Mortgage joins forces with Habitat for humanity to bring real estate professionals together, and raise money for housing construction. On April 10th 2008 from 7:00PM to 11:00PM real estate professionals from Bergen County will have an evening of food and drinks.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 13, 2008, 09:48 AM EDT
"Laugh & Learn" at Hadassah
The Northern New Jersey Region of Hadassah's Young Women/Young Leaders and Associates recently held a "Laugh & Learn" event. Novelist, Joshua Henkin, spoke about his book, Matrimony, which was awarded "One of 100 Notable Books by the New York Times."
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 13, 2008, 09:35 AM EDT
Planet Protectors Club
Eager to do their part to green the world, the Planet Protectors Club from Willard Elementary School in Ridgewood, N.J., enjoyed a special lesson last week on how to “green” their school and create a safer, non-toxic learning and home environment from Deirdre Imus, president and founder of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology®.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 13, 2008, 07:55 AM EDT
NAI James E. Hanson is the exclusive leasing agent for a 15,000-square-foot warehouse located at 86-110 Orchard Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. NAI Hanson’s Associate Vice Presidents Thomas A. Vetter and Jeffrey W. DeMagistris are representing the tenant, Acosta News.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 13, 2008, 07:42 AM EDT
DMR Architects designed pool building to benefit area students and community
The Lyndhurst pool building, an addition to the existing Lyndhurst High School, is scheduled to go out for bid in March with construction expected to begin this May. The $4 million project was designed by Hasbrouck Heights-based DMR Architects, one of the largest and most respected full-service architectural firms in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan region.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 13, 2008, 07:38 AM EDT
Woman of the Year Award
On February 3, Bergen Community College second-year volleyball player Julianne Vahalla, of Bloomfield, was recognized for the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) Woman of the Year Award. Vahalla received this prestigious distinction at the annual "New Jersey Celebrates the National Association for Girls & Women in Sports Day," held at Seton Hall University.
By Rose Bennett Gilbert Thursday, March 13, 2008, 02:34 AM EDT
ROOM TO MOVE
Q: We are looking down the road to when my wife will probably be dependent on a wheelchair, given her medical prognosis. We'd already planned to build a retirement home in a resort community, so now we'll just make whatever adjustments are necessary. Here's our question: is there a good source for ideas on architecture for the handicapped?
By Mark Maynard Wednesday, March 12, 2008, 05:52 AM EDT
The Audi R8 is a car that starts conversations and inspires cell-phone photos.
The styling is exotic, but the price isn't when compared with others in the exotic class. An R8 with six-speed manual transmission starts at $109,995, including the freight charge.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 06:04 PM EDT
Through its Division of Continuing Education, Corporate and Public Sector Training, Bergen Community College and the Bergen County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will present a free seminar titled "Team Building" on Friday, April 11, 2008 from 8:30 to noon in the Technology Education Center, Room 128 (The Moses Family Meeting and Training Center) at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. The event is free and open to the public.