By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 05:58 PM EDT
May 28, 2010
Who: James M. Ronchi, Project Manager of Environmental Programs at the Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology; Karyn Campbell, Director, Investigations Branch, Food Drug Administration in Philadelphia; and Monona Rossol, an industrial hygienist, who has lectured and published internationally in the field of health and safety.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:52 PM EDT
Cushman & Wakefield Executive Urges Graduates to Do Well and Do Good
“Be Successful. Do well. And most importantly, do good.” Gualberto “Gil” Medina, executive managing director of commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
and chairman of the Bergen Community College
at the Meadowlands Advisory Board, presented this directive to 2,113 graduates of Bergen Community College as commencement keynote speaker on May 20.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:50 PM EDT
The Corner at 200 West 72nd St.
New Luxury Building Approaches Halfway-Rented Mark In Only Seven Weeks
Philips International and Rhodes NY, partners in The Corner at 200 West, a new luxury rental development on the Upper West Side, is pleased to report the building's extraordinarily successful launch, with 79 out of 196 apartments rented in only seven weeks. One of the few new high-end rental buildings in Manhattan, The Corner is located at 72nd Street and Broadway, the most visible corner on the Upper West Side. The building offers tenants the opportunity for condo-style living without the need to purchase and obtain a mortgage in today's difficult real estate and lending climate.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:46 PM EDT
Regardless of the cable television provider, Bergen County residents now can tune in to Bergen Community College.
College officials have reached agreements with three cable providers: Cablevision, Comcast and Time Warner, to air the school’s flagship television program “In the Public Interest” on their public access channels. The new agreements complement the College’s existing partnership with Verizon that includes the rights to manage, program and maintain channel 26, Torch TV, on the FIOS cable system.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:44 PM EDT
JUNE 2009 EVENTS
Date: Tuesday June 1 at 7:30 pm
Event: Students from Ho-Ho-Kus Schools will perform jazz music in the café, followed by a poetry reading at 8:15 in the event space.
Date: Wed. June 2nd and June 16th at 7:00 pm
Event: Join us with your knitting, crocheting or other handwork for our “Knit-In.”
Date: Wed. June 2nd and June 16th at 7:00 pm
Event: “NOOK Nights” - get to know your NOOK, Barnes & Noble’s e-reader Sign up with a bookseller: 201-445-4589.
Date: Monday June 7th at 7:30 pm
Event: Students from the Yavneh Academy present “The Olympics.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:27 PM EDT
Furniture Retailer Opens 37th and 38th Stores in Secaucus, NJ and Flushing, NY,
Brings 195 New Jobs to Communities
Bob's Discount Furniture today announces the opening of its newest store locations in Secaucus, NJ and Flushing, NY, now bringing the total to 38 stores located throughout New England, New Jersey and New York. This latest opening comes shortly after Bob’s expanded its retail presence in 2010 with an opening in Nesconset, NY. The retailer has plans to open additional stores during 2010.
By Sharon Mosley Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 12:37 PM EDT
Heading to the beach this summer? It's never too early to start thinking about your packing "to-do" list. Put pencil to paper and come up with a plan. Get organized and create a vacation wardrobe with mix-and-match separates — plus a few great accessories — that will have you sipping margaritas when you reach paradise, not worrying about those fabulous gladiator sandals you left at home.
Here are some travel tips to help you start packing for your trip to Margaritaville:
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 10:21 AM EDT
A Nikki Turner Presents novel Invincible
is the first endeavor by rapper Styles P into the literary field. He maintains the argot of a street person which makes reading both easy and difficult. It is a look into the life of Jake Billings who is sent to prison and the life he leads there among the gangs and the fuzz. Flashbacks occur that are easy to follow. Most of the book is easy to follow.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 26 2010 @ 04:30 PM EDT
25 percent discount for all customers ordering from website through May 31
Elemental Herbs, a manufacturer of nature-based healing products, creates an elemental online presence with a dynamic new website, www.elementalherbs.com
. In kicking off the new site, the company will offer 25 percent off ALL products through May 31. The website embodies Elemental Herbs’ roots in sustainability and natural healing products that are good for both people and planet, and authentically connects with customers who strive for a healthy, active lifestyle. Pictured on the home page is Elemental Herbs' activist athlete Jordan Romero 13-year-old Romero became the youngest climber to summit Mount Everest on May 21, 2010.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Wednesday, May 26 2010 @ 06:21 AM EDT
Lawns are big business in our country, with homeowners spending millions of dollars and many hours manicuring the lawn. But are these showcase thatched patches an environmental hazard?
Water is in short supply, yet 30 percent of East Coast water usage and 60 percent of West Coast water usage goes to watering our lawns. We pour 10 times more chemicals on our lawns than farmers use in their fields, making lawns toxic for wildlife, soil microorganisms and earthworms, and polluting local water supplies. Up to a third of bagged household waste going to our landfills is lawn trimmings and leaves raked from our yards.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 25 2010 @ 10:09 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 25 2010 @ 06:45 AM EDT
Autism Family Bike Event
On Sunday, May 16th over 500 riders took to the roads of Bergen County for the first annual “Go the Distance for Autism” Family Bike Event. The event took place at Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale where cyclists chose between 50, 25 and 3 mile routes and families participated in a Family Ride on the school campus.
This event is a collaborative effort by three Bergen County schools for learners with autism - Alpine Learning Group in Paramus, The EPIC School in Paramus and REED Academy in Garfield – who provide education and treatment for children and adults with autism.
By Michelle Zakko Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:29 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 04:36 PM EDT
The Paramus 4th of July Parade Committee regrets to inform the public of the cancellation of the Paramus 4th of July Block party and Fireworks. This was a hard decision to make, knowing how much our community and many visitors enjoyed these great festivities.
By Paramus Post Monday, May 24 2010 @ 04:10 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 04:05 PM EDT
Heller Industrial Parks, one of the country's largest and most highly respected privately held owners and developers of industrial real estate, today announced that Williams Scotsman has signed a 123,438-square-foot land lease at the company's trailer parking area on Distribution Boulevard in Edison, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 04:03 PM EDT
Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that in recognition of the firm's contribution to the commercial real estate industry in New Jersey, it received the prestigious Chairman's Award by the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), during the organization's 23rd Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 04:01 PM EDT
The Garden State Harmonica Club monthly meetings will be held on June 7 and June 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the rectory of Grace Episcopal Church at, 38 West Passaic Avenue, Rutherford, NJ. Meetings are held regularly on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month.
The Club invites anyone interested in the harmonica or harmonica music to join the group to play or listen after the short business meeting. Light refreshments are available to attendees during the meeting. Among the celebrity members are Rob Paparozzi, Enrico Granafei of Trumpets Jazz Club, Phil Caltabellotta, Carlos Colina (& The Straight Up Blues Band), Daddy “T” (Charlie Toker) and the 17 North Band, Frank Grova, Harry Feinberg (of the famous Harmonica Rascals) and George Miklas, former member of the Harmonicats.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 03:59 PM EDT
Assemblyman John Burzichelli
Legislation Assemblyman John Burzichelli sponsored to keep thoroughbred racing viable in New Jersey for 2010 by scheduling fewer races but with increased purses was signed into law Saturday by Gov. Chris Christie. The law (A-2507) authorizes a reduction only for calendar year 2010 in the minimum number of thoroughbred racing dates required to be scheduled by Monmouth Park Racetrack and Meadowlands Racetrack.
Under the law, in 2010 Monmouth Park will be permitted to schedule a minimum of 71 live racing days and the Meadowlands will be permitted to schedule no thoroughbred races.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 03:57 PM EDT
Governor Christie Selects Member of State’s Leading Environmental and Engineering Management Firm
Whitman, New Jersey's leading environmental and engineering management firm, has announced that Dr. Ira Whitman, P.E., has been nominated by Governor Chris Christie to serve on the state’s Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board.