The bride who knew nothing is back! Five years after her chupah and three years since her bestselling first cookbook, Jamie Geller brings us “Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes, From The Bride Who Knew Nothing.” (Feldheim, November, 2010). The 312 page, full color, hard cover cookbook features hilariously honest anecdotes, more than 215 recipes and 134 mouth-watering photos. Available at Feldheim.com, Kosher.com, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble and Jewish bookstores, it makes a great gift for your favorite busy cook!
Two first ladies will hit the campaign trail for Democrats this month: Michelle Obama, champion of ordinary Americans, and Michelle Obama, money-grubber for the liberal elite. The actions of the second Michelle will tell you all you need to know about the lip service of the first.
It's fair to say that more than one gay teenager has committed suicide in recent weeks after being harassed and bullied by peers. Like Tyler Clementi, whose death has been well-publicized, they finally succumbed to a hopelessness most parents cannot imagine.
How can despair claim so young a life, we wonder. And how can some kids be so cruel?
Before your little princesses and pirates start gobbling up mouthfuls of sweets this Halloween, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar will treat them to lunch or dinner all day on Sunday, October 31 at any of its 39 participating restaurants in northern and central New Jersey, including Applebee’s at The Fashion Center in Paramus. Up to two trick-or-treaters will receive a free Kids’ Meal with each adult entrée purchased. The free meal is valid for children in costume, age 12 and under, on any Applebee’s “Kids’ Menu” entrée, dine-in only.
Girls, it's time to man up. This fall, fashion designers have made it easy to wear the pants and the jackets and the suits. These are not uptight boardroom basics, either. Instead, think feminine sophistication with an elegant retro twist. Tailoring is back with a modern message. Cocktail dresses move over. Let go of all the beads and baubles. It's time to get serious and get back to work.
Here are some ways to tailor your wardrobe with redefined power looks this fall:
MAN ARRESTED IN POSSESSION OF LARGE NUMBER OF TRAFFIC SAFETY CONES
After a week long investigation by Rochelle Park Detectives Lt. Bill Flannelly and Jim DePreta, a man was arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property. On October 1st at 4:11 PM, Det. Jim DePreta spotted the suspected vehicle and stopped the driver on North Drive. The suspect driving the vehicle was in possession of almost 100 stolen traffic cones. He was confronted and arrested without incident. Police would not release the name of the suspect due to an ongoing investigation in which thousands of dollars worth of cones are believed to have been stolen.
The eccentric Penn and Teller will be making a rare east coast appearance at bergenPAC. Their television series Penn and Teller: Bullsh*t is now in it seventh season on Showtime. Penn and Teller’s performance will consist of clever pranks, astonishing escapes, gory tricks, and witty social commentary.
Empire’s ‘National Day of Beauty’ raises awareness and funds to combat domestic violence.
On Saturday, October 9th , Empire Beauty Schools in the New York and New Jersey area will donate 100 percent of all revenue collected through its student salons to area shelters assisting women and children who are victims of domestic violence. The event is part of a one-day national fundraising effort by Empire, raising money for shelters across the country. Each Empire Beauty School has adopted a local shelter to donate its ‘National Day of Beauty’ proceeds to:
The Office of the Vice President of the United States has invited Bergen Community College student Danielle DiBello, of Saddle Brook, to attend the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges on October 5, 2010. The summit, which starts at 11:00 a.m., will highlight the critical role that community colleges play in developing job training and evaluating the educational needs to meet the ever-changing demands of the nation’s workforce. Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden and a community college instructor for the past 17 years, will chair the event. A reception will follow at the Blair House at 4:30 p.m.
On Saturday, October 2nd, the merchants of the Upper Main Alliance held a Street Fair. Cliffhanger Productions oversaw the event and provided entertainment for the youngsters as well as two stages for entertainment to the adults! The festival stretched from Atlantic to Passaic Street on Main street, the prime business district. Rides were tucked in to the side streets sponsored by businesses. Visible was the Hackensack Rotary Club members who were assisting the YMCA with their booth and entertainment. Food, clothes, free gifts and more were available.
Raw Thrills the number one producer of coin operated video games and the design team of Play Mechanix are very proud to announce the release of Big Buck World! This new game, takes the top shooting series to a new level by combining Big Buck Safari and Big Buck Hunter Open Season into one product. Big Buck World makes it a truly global hunting experience and will blow away locations and attract new players with competitive game play and non-stop action.
Betson Enterprises, a leading distributor of vending & coffee products, amusement parts and services, announced today that they have entered into a strategic marketing and sales agreement with Automated Services International (ASI) and Choice Equipment Sales (CES), leading distributors of quality used and reconditioned vending machines.
The Theater League of Clifton, established 5 years ago, is proud to open their 6th season with the American comedic classic “Arsenic & Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring. This audience pleaser was written in 1939 and has seen incarnations on Broadway, on film (starring Cary Grant) and a multitude of regional theaters.
New Jersey’s Most Innovative Haunted Attraction Features World-Class Special Effects Talent
State Scare Factory Haunted Attraction, the biggest and scariest indoor haunted attraction in New Jersey, is back this year for the month of October, with 31 intricately designed and themed rooms of interactive terror featuring world-class special effects talent from movies and TV. Sponsored by the State Fair Halloween Superstore, this year’s 30-minute-long haunt is located at 229 Main Street, Belleville, adjacent to the store. The TERROR started Friday night at 7 p.m. until midnight. Evenings of operation are October 1-3, 8-10, 14-17, 21-24, and 27-31.
[media;20101003160703396]The Renowned Ridgewood Country Club Hosted Commercial Real Estate's Premier Golf Outing
Nearly 150 avid golfers teed it up for NAIOP New Jersey's Jeffrey J. Siegel Golf Classic at the renowned Ridgewood Country Club, which just three weeks prior had hosted the prestigious Barclay's Golf Tournament featuring the world's top professionals. Named in memory of the long-time Murray Construction Co. executive and NAIOP New Jersey member, the day-long event featured a luncheon and golf clinic, and finished with a 19th hole cocktail reception and dinner.
Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC
Wednesday October 27– 8:00 PM
$67, $47, $37, $27
The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom ("Don't quit your day job!"), and although not all of the current members of the Steps are former Capitol Hill staffers, taken together the performers have worked in a total of eighteen Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.
Facility Honored in ‘Best Managed Building of 500,000-1,000,000 Square Feet’ Category
Advance Realty, a leading Northeast U.S. owner and developer of Class A office, mixed-use and flex-space properties, has announced that One Gateway Center, the company’s strategically located office tower in downtown Newark, N.J., has received “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) honor from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of New Jersey.
Legislation Would Allow Districts to Sell Advertising on School Buses
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Connie Wagner and Joan Voss to allow ads on school buses to help schools boost revenue was approved Thursday by the Assembly. The bill (A-1637), which passed by a vote of 75 to 0, would allow school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or leased by the school district.
Sen. Paul A. Sarlo and Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald on Friday said the Joint Budget Oversight Committee will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to consider Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to borrow transportation funding without voter approval. The meeting comes after the governor’s Friday decision to suspend state-funded transportation construction projects effective Monday.