By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 20 2010 @ 04:42 PM EST
Sweetwater Construction Corp, one of New Jersey's most prominent construction management and general contracting companies, has announced that Bettyjane Watkins of Tabernacle, N.J., has joined the company as director of business development.
As director of business development, Ms. Watkins will foster the growth of Sweetwater Construction -- cultivating relationships with new clients in all markets as well as maintaining and nurturing existing relationships.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 20 2010 @ 02:48 PM EST
Chef Vincent Timony
The Allendale Community for Mature Living, a campus of care including The Atrium Independent Living, Carlton Court Assisted Living and the Allendale Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Timony, a resident of Haledon, as Executive Chef and Dietary Director.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 20 2010 @ 02:45 PM EST
Space Odyssey USA, located in Englewood, sponsored a lavish reception celebrating the inauguration of Frank Huttle III as the new Mayor of Englewood, NJ on January 5, 2010.
The event was proudly sponsored by Space Odyssey USA owners Elvira and Jim Grau, who together with many of Englewood's residents and business owners celebrated the confirmation of the mayor.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 20 2010 @ 02:40 PM EST
As they flip and fly their way across the United States, the Golden Dragon Acrobats of China will visit Bergen Community College for two shows on Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets for both shows are $22 for adults and $20 for students, children (17 and under) and seniors (65 and over) and will take place in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre located at 400 Paramus Road, Paramus.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, January 19 2010 @ 06:05 PM EST
Dr. Yossi Chajes
Dr. Yossi Chajes Musician/Scholar-in-Residence
International scholar, teacher, Jewish folk musician, and author, Dr. Yossi Chajes is Musician/Scholar-in-Residence at Temple Sinai of Bergen County in Tenafly for the weekend of January 29-31. In his teaching Dr. Chajes takes a broad look at the place of magic in Judaism from ancient to modern times. He examines the phenomena of dybbuk (spirit) possession and exorcism and explores the relationship between magic and modernity in Jewish culture.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, January 19 2010 @ 06:02 PM EST
Retirement Community Partners with Noah’s Ark Restaurant to Provide Meals to Residents who Follow Kosher Dietary Laws
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, an elegant full-service rental retirement community, has expanded its gourmet dining options with kosher meals for residents who follow kosher dietary laws. The meals are being provided by Noah’s Ark, a well-respected kosher restaurant and catering establishment also located in Teaneck.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, January 19 2010 @ 06:00 PM EST
The Hot Club of San Francisco
Spend an evening in Paris without ever leaving Bergen County. The Hot Club of San Francisco, an ensemble of jazz musicians, will transform Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre into a swinging club from the 1930s when they perform on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $26 for adults and $24 for students, children and seniors (65 and over).
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, January 19 2010 @ 05:55 AM EST
You've spent weeks cleaning out your closet and getting ready for a new year free of fashion clutter. So, now what? What do you do with all those bags of clothes? Do you donate them to the local Goodwill? Give them to friends and family? Or take them to a consignment shop? Or sell them on eBay?
Here are a few tips to help you recycle your wardrobe extras:
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 03:35 PM EST
More relief goods, staff arrive, but challenges remain
Children separated from parents a key concern
Agency reports “race against clock” to save lives in Haiti
World Vision relief workers, in a race against time to save lives in Haiti, got a boost as relief goods began arriving in Haiti’s quake-ravaged capital city yesterday. Meanwhile, World Vision staff concern for Haiti’s children continues to grow as they find more and more children separated from their parents.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 02:56 PM EST
- Leading New Jersey firm joins one of the largest commercial real estate providers in the country now known as Cassidy Turley -
Colliers Houston & Co. of New Jersey has signed an agreement to merge their company into a new company comprised of seven other large commercial real estate providers. As announced on January 11, 2010, Colliers Houston will join Colliers Turley Martin Tucker, Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers, Colliers Pinkard, Colliers ABR, BT Commercial in Northern California, BRE Commercial in Southern California and BRE Commercial in Arizona in rebranding as Cassidy Turley.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 01:19 PM EST
Giving up a six-figure corporate job to work in the non-profit world made perfect sense to Lyn Feola Rumage. And though she was never in foster care, she knew enough about loss to want to work harder than she ever had before for Children’s Aid and Family Services in Paramus. “It sucks to be an orphan at any age, under any circumstances,” says Rumage, whose father died when she was in grade school and who, as a young adult, lost her brother and then her mother 18 months apart. There were other losses as well – four uncles and two aunts, a schoolmate to suicide, a friend to Huntington’s disease, and numerous others.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 01:16 PM EST
FirstService Williams, which has served the commercial real estate needs of its clients for nearly 90 years, has announced that it will become part of the “new” Colliers International, the world’s third largest commercial real estate services firm, with 15,000 employees and 480 offices in 61 countries. Last week, Colliers International and FirstService Real Estate Advisors announced plans to combine their operations and global real estate platforms, creating the new global powerhouse.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 01:12 PM EST
Dr. Jennifer Ashton
CBS-TV Medical News Correspondent, Dr. Jennifer Ashton who practices in Englewood New Jersey departed this morning to Haiti along with nurses Babette Ammerman of River Vale and Cathy Goldfisher of Englewood. The mission for the healthcare professionals is to provide medical care with several organizations to the Earthquake victims of Haiti. Ashton will be broadcasting live from Haiti on CBS throughout the week.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 01:01 PM EST
Sponsored by the Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center
A free Eldercare/Senior Information Fair providing pertinent information for seniors and their friends, family or caregivers will be held at Bergen Regional Medical Center on January 27, 2010. Those in attendance will be able to receive information on:
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 12:58 PM EST
Benefits Children and Adults with Congenital Heart Defects – Saturday, February 27, 2010
The Northern New Jersey Chapter of It’s My Heart, a national non-profit organization that supports the families of children and adults born with congenital heart defects (CHDs), the most common birth defect in the United States.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 12:55 PM EST
New Lease for +/- 105,000 Square Feet at 445 South Street in Morris Township is for Covanta Energy's U.S. Headquarters
Advance Realty, a leading Northeast U.S. owner and developer of Class A office, mixed-use and flex-space properties, has announced that Covanta Energy Corporation has leased the entirety of the fourth floor and additional first-floor space in Advance @ Southgate, a 320,000-square-foot, Class A office building located at 445 South Street in Morris Township that Advance owns in a joint venture with Strategic Capital Partners. The long-term +/- 105,000-square-foot lease is the largest new office lease in Morris County for 2009, according to CB Richard Ellis.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 12:52 PM EST
Borst Landscape and Design
Full-Service Landscape/Hardscape Firm Advises Homeowners to Warm Up Large-Scale Projects During Colder Months
Borst Landscape and Design, an award-winning, full-service design/build firm in Allendale, recommends using the cold winter months to get spring projects planned and approved. According to Terry McMahon and Joe Tuttle, landscape designers at Borst, winter is the best time to take a fresh look at an entire property, from home architecture to topography, especially for big renovations that include hardscapes. They advise homeowners to then create a master plan in order to execute an installation smoothly.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 12:49 PM EST
Presentation Will Highlight Life, Activities at Rental Retirement Community
Paramus Sunrise Rotary
, a division of Rotary International, will open an upcoming meeting to the general public on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. Members from area Rotary clubs are also invited to attend. Saundra Pomerantz, community relations director at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck
, will visit the Rotary club to discuss living in a secure, full service, Retirement Community. In addition, Heritage Pointe residents will also give first-hand accounts of life at the community.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 18 2010 @ 12:46 PM EST
Assembly members Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer) and Dr. Joan M. Voss (D-Bergen) today issued a multimedia package on their legislation to make access to marijuana legal for patients suffering from terminal or debilitating illnesses. Under the “New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act” (A-804), a patient diagnosed by their doctor as having a certain type of debilitating medical condition would be allowed to receive a maximum of two ounces of medical marijuana per month, with approval from a physician through a state registry system.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Monday, January 18 2010 @ 05:59 AM EST
Wintertime means stale and often polluted indoor air. During winter months, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that we are exposed to air pollutants two to five times more indoors than outdoors. These pollutants are concentrated when we use them indoors with little ventilation. This fact prompted New York state legislators to phase out toxic chemicals in schools and require that all cleaning products be "environmentally friendly."