Two Assembly committees will meet on Monday to discuss ways to promote shared services among municipalities to control property taxes and consider legislation to restore income eligibility for an AIDS drug distribution program, create a statewide oral health campaign and combat Huntington's Disease.
The 11th annual Andiamo Benefit Motorcycle Run resulted in a $45,000 donation to Englewood Hospital and Medical Center's new emergency care center, thanks to the outstanding support of numerous volunteers, police officers, sponsors, donors, and 850 bikers.
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation trustee Don Dickstein and his son, Alan, organized the event with the help of a host of dedicated volunteers, including Linda Dickstein, Don and Alan’s spouse and mom, respectively.
Hawthorne Gospel Church invites the community to its free Christmas concert “Love Has Come” being performed on Saturday, December 11th at 6PM and Sunday, December 12th at 4:00PM. The concert will feature the Worship Community of Hawthorne Gospel Church with more than 160 members, including the Children’s Choir, Worship Team & Sunday Bands, HGC Chorale, Worship Choir, Orchestra and soloists. John W. Minnema, Senior Pastor at HGC, will also share the joyous message of Christmas.
Walgreens is holding a holiday gift drive to benefit the children and families served by Paramus, NJ-based Children’s Aid and Family Services. Walgreens shoppers are asked to purchase a gift such as diapers, bibs, baby wipes, gift cards, gift sets socks and hair accessories and place it in the gift drive display located in each store. The drive will be held at all Walgreens stores in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic and Union Counties.
What would the holidays be without delicious food and a celebratory glass of wine? But indulging doesn’t have to mean throwing healthy eating out the window. Stay satisfied without putting on belly fat or giving in to hunger-stimulating insulin spikes that make you reach for the carbs.
Customer-Centric Approach to Business, Solar Initiative Spurs Leasing Success
Bucking the trend of growing vacant industrial complexes throughout New Jersey and the country, Heller Industrial Parks, one of the nation's largest privately held owners and developers of industrial real estate, has signed more than 4 million square feet of leases at its industrial warehouse properties to date in 2010, including 2.5 million square feet of space leased throughout its New Jersey properties alone.
Torrential rain and wicked wind gusts could not keep www.ParamusPost.com from watching Chef Ninamarie Bojekian prepare her tantalizing dishes. Assisted by Maria Valaranis Bojekian, her mother, and Karine Abrahamyan, Bloomingdale’s culinary specialist, this terrific trio prepared not only an appetizer that was absolutely scrumptious but also a Shrimp and Melon Salad and a Crunchy Rice Cake With Fig Sauce and Yogurt.
Using funds accumulated during his term, Immediate Past President Mukesh Malkan decided to funnel his discretionary funds to local charities and organizations. Most recent was a gift of $500.00 to the Paramus PBA. He learned that the PBA was short of funds to carry on some of their gift giving. When PBA President Michael Cebulski was unable to attend, he sent Police Officers Brian McGovern and Mike Kelly to represent him. Malkan has made donations in the previous weeks to local organizations and has some more monies to distribute. Interestingly, most of these groups have a Rotarian as a member.
Delight in the holidays with a performance of the Ramsey Wind Symphony at The Allendale Community for Mature Living on Sunday, December 12. The “Holiday Delights” concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature seasonal selections and traditional holiday favorites beginning at 7 p.m. in The Atrium Lobby.
Friday December 3, 2010 - 10AM – 9PM - Event is Free
Noted jewelry designer Norma Wellington will mount a one-woman show on Friday December 3rd at bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) in Englewood, NJ, to benefit the arts education programs. The show, to be held in bergenPAC’s Drapkin Family Cabaret Room, will help provide scholarships for underprivileged children attending drama classes at bergenPAC.
Hackensack University Medical Centeris one of only two hospitals in New Jersey to receive this prestigious national designation
The Leapfrog Group’s annual class of top hospitals and health systems – 43 from a field of almost 1200 – was announced today in Washington at Leapfrog’s 10th anniversary meeting. Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) is one of only two hospitals in New Jersey to receive this national designation.
Restaurateur of the Year and Gold Plate Award Winners Recognized
The New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) hosted its 30th anniversary celebration with a historic gathering of past NJRA legends as well as recognizing their annual Restaurateur of the Year and Gold Plate award winners this past Monday, November 29, 2010 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey.
Event Will Serve as Opportunity to Collect Toys for Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey
The holiday season is ideal for spending time with family and friends. With that in mind, The Avenue at South Orange, the region's premier luxury rental community, is inviting its South Orange neighbors to join residents for a holiday celebration on Sunday, Dec. 12.
Musician John Lennon rose to fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles in the 1960s. A compilation of his greatest hits will be performed by Bergen Community College’s music students and professional musicians from the New Jersey and New York area. The concert is scheduled for Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the College’s main campus at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus.
Discussion Topics include Bullying and Substance Issues among Fourth through Tenth Grade Students
Who: Bergen County school resource officers, juvenile officers, principals and guidance counselors
What: Bergen Community College is hosting the “Bergen County Conference on Youth” to discuss research and current trends of bullying, substance abuse, and the impact of social networking among students in fourth through tenth grade. The research was conducted by the College’s Center for Suburban Criminal Justice, comprised of criminal justice professionals, professors and other partners who explore and address the unique characteristics of crime in suburban communities.
Robert Half Professional Employment ReportReveals Increased Hiring in Some Fields, Greater Recruiting Challenges
Ten percent of executives interviewed for theRobert Half Professional Employment Report(http://www.roberthalf.us/per) said they plan to increase the number of full-time employees in professional occupations in the first quarter of 2011, while 5
percent anticipate declines. The resulting net5 percent increase in expected hiring activity is down one point from the fourth-quarter 2010 forecast.
A Local Non-Profit Organization in Morristown and Private Residents Throughout NJ Become Recipients of BedBug Central’s Nationwide Bed Bug Treatment Charity.
BedBug Central has selected Interfaith Furnishings of Morris County, NJ and several private residents throughout the state as the local-New Jersey recipients for their nationwide bed bug holiday treatment charity titled, “Taking the Bite Out of the Holidays.” BedBug Central has partnered with local pest control company, Cooper Pest Solutions, to donate free bed bug services to Interfaith Furnishings and the other recipients. The company will be providing their donations on Dec. 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 5 Emery Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869.
Jamie Drummond has joined Newmark Knight Frank as a principal in its Rutherford, N.J, office. An accomplished landlord/agency and tenant representative, Drummond specializes in dispositions and acquisitions, strategic planning and long-term real estate solution development on behalf of his clients. He also brings to the firm valuable expertise in sales, marketing and new business development. Over the course of his career, Drummond has consummated more than 300 transactions valued at over $500 million.
State Fair Christmas Superstore Offers Energy-Saving Tips for Keeping the Holidays ‘Green’ Are you dreaming of a “green” Christmas? State Fair Christmas Superstore is offering consumers six suggestions of ways to keep their holidays eco-friendly, through reduced energy consumption, reusing wrapping materials, and more. “Christmas is a time to celebrate life, love, family and friends, bringing out the best in us each year. But as a consumer holiday, it has serious environmental impacts – increased energy consumption, extra garbage and millions of cut-down trees,” said Michele Tartaglione, Managing Director of State Fair Christmas Superstore. “There are several things families can do to keep the holidays green, to reduce their carbon footprint and learn eco-behaviors that can be used throughout the year.”
Here are State Fair’s Top Tips for keeping the holidays green: