By Rose Bennett Gilbert Thursday, October 29 2009 @ 12:49 AM EDT
Q: I don't have a clue about what to do with the six windows in our dining room alcove. We are right on the street corner, so we need something for privacy, but I refuse to keep the windows covered all the time. Suggestions, please!
A: You have a number of viable options, ranging from a one-way window film that lets you look out but not in, to the kind of acrobatic, bottoms-up solution that is pictured.
By Paramus Post Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 09:30 PM EDT
is thrilled to host an extraordinary evening of wine and food with Michael Trujillo, Director of Winemaking and President of Sequoia Grove
Michael Trujillo's Bordeaux-style wines show varietal expression, structure and balance with a true sense of place. His is a fresh approach
yielding modern-day liquid treasures.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 05:14 PM EDT
The Bergen Community College Foundation recently announced the appointment of new officers and members to the Foundation Board of Directors for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. The board is comprised of community leaders from the public and private sectors who work closely with the College to develop fundraising opportunities to meet the needs of the institution.
The Foundation elected the following new officers to the Board of Directors:
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 04:53 PM EDT
Monday November 16, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Best-selling author James Patterson will join us for a discussion, Q&A and signing of his book, I, Alex Cross, which releases that day. Number 15 in the series, I, Alex Cross is James Patterson's most suspenseful Alex Cross novel yet. Astonishing plot twists and electrifying revelations will keep readers on the edge of their seat.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 04:38 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 04:17 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 03:34 PM EDT
NJ Applebee’s Invite U.S. Veterans and Active Duty Military to Enjoy Free Entrée this November 11
Did you know that there are 23.6 million U.S. veterans in the United States, including 9.3 million over the age of 65 and 7.9 million Vietnam-era veterans? This Veterans Day, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar ® restaurants throughout New Jersey are serving free entrees to our veterans and active duty military for proudly serving our country.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 03:29 PM EDT
Team Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative at Recent Tournament
The Bergen Community College women’s volleyball team digs pink – and we’re not talking about fashion.
In order to serve up a message of breast cancer awareness, the team is participating in the Side-Out Foundation’s near-900-college “Dig Pink” effort to raise funds in support of breast cancer research.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 02:52 PM EDT
Proper Dog Walking Brings Peace to the Pack, Simulates Primal Pack Hunt for Food
Colder weather often means less exercise for dogs, which need at least 30 minutes of daily aerobic exercise. According to Chris Rago, owner of Pet’s Best Friend NJ, a division of Oradell, NJ-based Doggy Deuce Removal Service, www.doggydeucerml.com, “Dogs, like people, are healthier and happier when they get proper exercise, even when the temperatures drop.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 02:44 PM EDT
Children’s Aid and Family Services is hosting an Adoption Celebration to launch its new Adoption Services on Sunday, November 15, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at its Adoption and Family Services Center at Riggs House, 148 Prospect Street, Ridgewood, NJ. “This event is a celebration for anyone in the community touched by adoption who would like to learn more about the services we have available,” says Bob Jones, Ph.D., president and CEO of the agency.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 02:35 PM EDT
Broadridge Leases Entire Jersey City Building for Another Seven Years
In one of the year’s largest office transactions in the Tri-State region, FirstService Williams negotiated a seven-year renewal of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.’s lease for 320,282 square feet at 2 Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey. Michael T. Cohen and Colton Brown of FirstService Williams and David Pennetta of Oxford & Simpson Realty, Inc. of Jericho, New York advised Long Island-based Broadridge in the transaction
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 02:30 PM EDT
New Englewood Hospital Public Service Video Promotes Hand Hygiene to Help Stop Spread of Flu
- “Dr. Rich Lather” exposes invisible germ hideaways and offers tips -
Elmo is not the only character spreading the news about fighting germs and the flu this season. Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has produced a unique public service video starring “Dr. Rich Lather” and other costumed hand characters and cleverly animated germs to heighten awareness about proper hand hygiene to keep germs from spreading. The initiative is part of the Medical Center’s continued commitment to provide the community with quality health care and health and safety education.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 02:28 PM EDT
The Legal Center Continues to Attract and Retain Leading Businesses
Matrix Development Group, one of the Northeast’s most active and well-regarded real estate investment and development companies, has announced that LeClairRyan, a nationally known law firm, has signed a 45,000-square-foot lease at One Riverfront Center. Also known as the Legal Center, One Riverfront Center is an 18-story, Class A office and retail tower located in the heart of downtown Newark. With this transaction, the building has approximately 40,000 square feet of available space for lease.
By Mark Maynard Wednesday, October 28 2009 @ 06:03 AM EDT
The Hyundai Sonata is a well-done package of space, accommodations and comfort, but a little too stealth to get the recognition it deserves.
Recently in the parking lot at work, a colleague gave the car a look and said: "Nice looking. What is it?"
When I answered "a Hyundai," the response was: "Really!"
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 27 2009 @ 09:37 PM EDT
The Borough of Paramus will be hosting an Operation Medicine Cabinet NJ local collection site as part of the first statewide medicine disposal day in the nation. The event will take place at the Paramus Police Department between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2009. This initiative, open to all residents, was organized to encourage local community residents to properly dispose of their unused, unwanted and expired medicine.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 27 2009 @ 06:59 PM EDT
The Bergen Community College Foundation recently partnered with the Financial Planning Association of New Jersey to teach students about the importance of fiscal responsibility during these challenging economic times. “Money Management and Budgeting: Taking Control of Your Life” was the theme behind a series of workshops held at the College’s Paramus campus. The Financial Planning Association of New Jersey also established an essay contest for Bergen students. The winner, to be announced at a later date, will receive a $500 scholarship for the Spring 2010 semester.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, October 27 2009 @ 12:45 PM EDT
Get your glow on by putting on a new face for fall. The latest makeup trends offer something for everyone from outrageous cat eyes to luscious red lips, so you can face the new season with a fresh outlook.
This season's beauty routine starts with a foundation that shows off your natural skin tone.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26 2009 @ 08:18 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26 2009 @ 07:47 PM EDT
Environmental and Engineering Management Firm Will Present With Parette Somjen Architects and Others on the Benefits of Solar Power for New Jersey Schools
Whitman, New Jersey's leading environmental and engineering management firm, has announced that it will be presenting at the Solar Power for Schools Symposium, taking place Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlantic City. New Jersey is the national leader for using solar power, and schools have the ability to reap the benefits of this alternative energy. The symposium, which will begin at 8 a.m., will cover the basics of photovoltaic systems and how solar power can serve as a revenue source for school districts.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 26 2009 @ 05:22 PM EDT
Dr. Ron Mazurek touched countless lives as a talented musician and associate professor of music at Bergen Community College. In honor of his passion for education and commitment to students, the College unveiled the “Ron Mazurek Music Technology Laboratory Plaque” on October 14, 2009 in the Recital Hall in West Hall, on the Paramus campus. The unveiling was followed by a reception and retrospective of Dr. Mazurek’s works Dr. Mazurek began his tenure at Bergen as a lecturer in 1998.