By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, July 12, 2009, 06:49 PM EDT
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By Paramus Post Friday, July 10, 2009, 06:17 PM EDT
As the hysteria surrounding the swine flu begins to subside, so do the unanswered questions about the origin of the disease. While a 24-hour news cycle incessantly tallies each and every victim, few networks have reported on the possible source of the outbreak.
In a scenario we see all too often whenever new viruses emerge, nearly every aspect of this outbreak is overly sensationalized. The same thing happened when several isolated cases of avian flu, Monkeypox, West Nile and SARS made daily headlines.
By Paramus Post Friday, July 10, 2009, 06:03 PM EDT
Intimate Meet and Eat Monday, July 20th, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Hosted by Ridgewood’s Authentic Neapolitan Trattoria
A Mano will be hosting world-class Sorrento-based pizza master Antonino Esposito for a close up look at pizza craftsmanship on Monday, July 20th, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. by reservation only. Widely heralded as a master of authentic Neapolitan pizza, Mr. Esposito will demonstrate his skills and share insights during this brief appearance at the Ridgewood trattoria.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 03:59 PM EDT
Students as well as a teacher from Bergen County (two or three from Paramus) will be traveling to North Brunswick to help Peter J. Kenny launch his campaign and announce his candidacy this Sunday at 3:00PM. Kenny, 20 years old, lives in Deer Brook Village, which is a low-income manufactured housing community in North Brunswick. Kenny is autistic and has been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder but has not let that stop his political ambitions and has made runs for local office in the past two years. In the November, Kenny will be running for Deer Brook Village Chairman to challenge the entrenched incumbent and make sure that residents finally have a true representative to help them during disputes with the corporation that has built Deer Brook Village.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 03:55 PM EDT
Work Includes Renovation of Lincoln Elementary School into Early Childhood Learning Center
Tekton Development Corp., one of New Jersey's leading general contracting firms, has completed two projects for the Westfield Board of Education, including the renovation of the former Lincoln Elementary School at 728 Westfield Ave. into an Early Childhood Learning Center.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 03:52 PM EDT
Moumita Ghosal at The Jefferson
Value and Amenities Are Big Draws for Buyers at American Properties Realty's The Jefferson in Ewing, N.J. Clubhouse and Outdoor Pool Are Unrivaled in Price Range EWING, N.J. (July 10, 2009) - When Moumita Ghosal of Edison, N.J., was looking for a new home in the central New Jersey/eastern Pennsylvania region she couldn't find anything that compared in value to American Properties Realty's new condominium community,
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 03:46 PM EDT
With its first anniversary only weeks away (August 19), POMEGRANATE, the largest gourmet kosher grocery store in NYC, will host several in-store culinary events for the summer chef in all of us. Each Monday throughout the month of August the one-block long store on Coney Island Avenue will feature a different culinary-themed event, culminating in a one-year anniversary fete that’s sure to be a fun filled and delicious occasion. The events are designed to help people enjoy the summer while eating foods that are fresh and all natural from a pristine environment. All events are free of charge.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 03:44 PM EDT
Citing an unemployment rate among youth at over 20% nationally, SuperFutures.org today announced that 30 scholarships are available to help students fund the cost to attend a one-of-a-kind leadership program at the United Nations and Pace University – all designed to help students better prepare for the working world. The scholarship deadline is July 17, 2009 so interested applicants are urged to apply immediately.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 02:39 PM EDT
United Yarn Products Co. Inc
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, has been named the exclusive leasing agent for a 20,000-square-foot unit of warehouse space by The United Yarn Co. Inc located at 400 Newark Pompton Turnpike in Wayne, New Jersey. NAI Hanson's Sales Associates, Robert Borny and Greg Reid and Josh Levering will be responsible for overseeing the marketing efforts on behalf of the building owner, United Yarn Products, Co. Inc.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 02:34 PM EDT
Artist Cristina Hoyos "Witness"
Bergen Community College is partnering with Club Colombia USA to celebrate "Colombian Culture Week" with "Expo-Arte 2009," an art exhibit that reflects different aspects of Colombian culture, at the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center (355 Main Street, Hackensack) from Tuesday, July 14 to Monday, July 27, 2009. Seven local Colombian artists are exhibiting a wide range of works, in a variety of media including painting, drawing, pen and ink, photographs and jewelry. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 02:28 PM EDT
One of only 15 hospitals nationwide recognized for excellence in both areas of care
The nation’s leading independent healthcare ratings organization has ranked The Valley Hospital among the top 5 percent in the nation for women’s health quality outcomes, recognized by the 2009/2010 Women’s Health Excellence Award. Valley also earned the Maternity Care Excellence Award, ranking the hospital in the top 10 percent in the nation for maternity care. The Valley Hospital is the only hospital in Bergen County, and one of only 15 hospitals nationwide to earn both the Women’s Health and Maternity Care Excellence Awards for 2009/2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 02:22 PM EDT
JOHN THEURER CANCER CENTER ACCREDITED BY THE COMMISSION ON CANCER OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted three-year accreditation with commendation to the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC). A facility receives a three-year accreditation with commendation following the on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the facility demonstrates a comendation level of compliance with one or more standards that represent the full scope of the cancer program (cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, research, community outreach, and quality improvement). In addition, a facility receives a compliance rating for all other standards.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 02:20 PM EDT
555 Route One
Bergman Real Estate Group, a privately owned real estate investment firm that owns and manages office properties throughout New Jersey, announced three new long-term leases and one lease renewal at Woodbridge Towers, located at 555 Route 1 South in Iselin, New Jersey.
This four-story, 85,000-square-foot Class-A building offers direct access to Route 1, and is a short drive from the Garden State Parkway, the New Jersey Turnpike and I-287. The building lobby renovation was completed in early 2009 and also features an on-site café.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 02:18 PM EDT
The Peninsula at City Place, the premier upscale waterfront condominium community in Edgewater, N.J., has created a rare and exciting opportunity for the region's discerning renters. Along with homebuyers, renters are now able to enjoy the elegant living spaces and vibrant lifestyle offered by The Peninsula. The Peninsula is especially attractive to renters who are seeking a level of finish and features typically reserved for luxury condominium communities only.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 10, 2009, 02:16 PM EDT
Individuals who are looking to start their own company should learn the necessary tools to assess if their business will be a viable and profitable endeavor. The seminar, "The Start-Up with Q & A," presented by Bergen Community College's Small Business Development Center, will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2009 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center, 355 Main Street, Hackensack. Tickets are $20. Parking is free.
By Caroline Dipping Friday, July 10, 2009, 05:34 AM EDT
Patrons of the San Diego came out during the day recently for an al fresco luncheon where the musicians not only played for their lunch, they cooked it as well.
Normally clad in a tuxedo when he works, trumpet player John MacFerran Wilds donned a chef's jacket for the second annual event and conducted four of his colleagues in the culinary movements. Their audience: 75 patrons of the symphony.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 09, 2009, 04:45 PM EDT
Co-Publisher Sophie Stone, her two daughters, a friend and her daughter decided to visit the State Fair Meadowlands before it closed on Sunday, 6/12/09. At the last minute, Paramus Rotaract Club Advisor Alicia Martinez was asked to accompany us. Alicia had never been to the fair at the Meadowlands while yours truly is proud of the fact that he knows a lot of the people in the carnival world and is accepted as a carnie, a close family!
By Rose Bennett Gilbert Thursday, July 09, 2009, 10:19 AM EDT
Q: We saw a really unusual floor in a designer show house we visited this spring. In the living/dining room, the wood was painted dark and it was totally slick, almost like a mirror. The docent didn't know how it was done. What would you guess?
A: Sounds like epoxy paint to me. At least, that's how architect Charles "Chip" Bohl achieved the slicker-than-slick floors in his own Baltimore apartment, shown here.
By Paramus Post Thursday, July 09, 2009, 07:34 AM EDT