My mother insisted it was an accident that she sewed shut the pockets on my father's pants, but for the rest of her life, she took credit for helping Dad discover his inner seamstress. She always smiled when she said it, too, which made it hard not to see a premeditation in her crime.
Like millions of Americans, Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell has had trouble covering her mortgage and other bills over the years. Her opponents consider this a scandal of disqualifying proportions. But there's a bigger disgrace: It's all the sanctimonious Democrats who have exploited their entrenched political incumbency to pay for multiple manses and vacation homes -- while posing as vox populi.
When New Jersey Assemblywoman Connie Wagner learned that Mel Fabrikant, a Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club member, had been given an honor from District Governor Adele Miller, she invited him to her office to offer her congratulations. The prestigious award, Vocational Service, had been suggested by Paramus Sunrise President Liz Mason and Past President Mukesh Malkan. They suggested Mel Fabrikant to District Governor Miller.
NEW CLASS – STARTS SEPTEMBER 29!! DATING WITH INTENTION - From BlueMoon Consulting
Fun & interactive class aimed at helping you navigate the adventure of dating while staying grounded in who you are, what you value and what you really want in a relationship. You will receive a complimentary Dating with Intention Workbook provide by BlueMoon Consulting. This course will offer a fantastic chance to attend events in Manhattan affiliated with BlueMoon Consulting.
By Signing a Contract to Live at East Windsor, N.J. Community By Sept. 30, Buyers Will Save $15,000
Pulte Homes, one of the award-winning brands of PulteGroup, Inc., will host a special grand opening event on Sept. 26 at its newest community, Windsor Cove in East Windsor, N.J. To be held from 1 to 4 p.m., Windsor Cove’s grand opening will give prospective buyers an opportunity to experience first-hand the spectacular lifestyle that the homebuilder has created at this welcoming enclave of 51 single-family homes.
Bring your child, niece, nephew or grandchild to see their favorite furry friend, Elmo, and help babies in need. From September 30 – October 3, 2010, Children's Aid and Family Services will host a Baby Basics drive at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, in conjunction with Sesame Street Live, Elmo's Healthy Heroes. Baby Basics provides free nutritional formula, diapers and other baby essentials to low-income families with children ages newborn through 2 years from distribution sites in Carlstadt, Englewood, Paramus and Ridgewood. Those attending Sesame Street Live – Elmo’s Healthy Heroes are asked to bring a donation of diapers (sizes 4 – 6), baby wipes or bibs. There will be collection bins at the entrance of the IZOD Center for your donations.
Knights of Columbus Council #5427 invited representatives of the Teaneck Armory Family Support Group to speak on September 14 about how their organization assists the families of our troops in the armed services who are in need. Sergeants Minnie Hiller and Janis Shaw and Chief Warrant Officer Stephan Gaunt briefly outlined their nearly 120 years of military service in theaters all over the world. CWO Stephan Gaunt then spoke on the purpose of this family assistance program.
Bring the sounds of Fall to the New Jersey Community for an Unforgettable Experience
New York Philharmonic including Michelle Kim, violin, Assistant Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic;
Lisa Kim, violin, Associate Principal of the New York Philharmonic;
Ru-Pei Yeh, cello, member of the New York Philharmonic;
Marvin Moon, viola, member of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and talented pianist Joyce Yang
Friday October 15 – 8PM
$35, $17, (Students $10)
PET RESQ AND TENAFLY’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS THE 1ST ANNUAL WOOFSTOCK!
Special Appearances by Dog Experts: JOEY VALLINI and BILL BERLONI
FOOD! FUN! ENTERTAINMENT! AND DOGS TO ADOPT!!!!
To Benefit Pet ResQ and their Mission to Save Animals
Sunday October 24, 2010 10am-5pm - Tenafly, New Jersey - Event: Free!
On October 7, 2010 the Bergen County Juvenile Fire Prevention Program is hosting its first ever fundraiser at the Shannon Rose Irish Pub in Clifton, NJ. The event will feature the renowned U2 tribute band, The Unforgettable Fire. The public is invited for a memorable evening.
With first day of school jitters behind them, parents and students must now lay the foundation for a successful school year. Children’s Futures, a Trenton-based nonprofit focused on achieving positive outcomes for children and their families, offers tips for parents and children to achieve school success throughout the year.
It was with a sad heart and joyous memories that I left First Flight Retreat, Kill Devil Hills, my brother and the Outer Banks. Marvin and Patty had seen to it that my first vacation in years was memorable. They also attended to my burgeoning belly! Patty is a terrific cook. My OBX family made sure that I saw almost all of the places worth visiting, traveling from Bodie Lighthouse in the south to Corolla in the north.
A new member, a District Governor Award and banner exchanges were the highlights of this forward looking club. President Liz Mason asked PRID (Past Rotary International Director) Ray Wells to induct the newest member, Nalini Parikh. Nalini replaces Rochelle Roman-Green as the Paramus Sunrise Rotary’s newest member. Coincidentally, both Wells and Parikh are in the field of architecture. Mason remarked that there are several new members that will be coming in shortly. The club grows on; the club surges forward!
GREATER INVESTMENT NEEDED TO ENSURE SMOOTHER RIDES, STIMULATE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND PROVIDE LONGER-LASTING ROADS. Eds.: Pavement condition data are latest available, derived from the Federal Highway Administration’s 2008 annual survey of state transportation officials. Report also contains data for cities with 250-500K population.
A new study shows that a two-minute hot flash burns more calories than 10 minutes of jogging.
Not really. I made that up. But I've been reading so many facts, rumors and downright dirty lies about menopause lately that I thought I'd throw that one out there and see how long it takes to catch fire, so to speak.
So, you might ask, whatever possessed me to write about menopause in the op-ed section of a newspaper?
The White House believes it can win back depressed and economically stressed voters by turning President Obama into the storyteller-in-chief again. But victims of Obama's Chicago politics don't want to hear any more of his own well-worn tales of struggle and sacrifice. They've got their own tragedies to tell -- heart-wrenching dramas of personal and financial suffering at the very hands of Obama.
Drivers in California's major urban areas spend $600 to $756 more per year to operate their vehicles because of the potholes, deficient roadways and poor pavement in the state's urban communities, according to a new report from TRIP, a national transportation research group.
TRIP found freeways and arterial streets in California urban areas give motorists some of the roughest rides in the nation. San Jose tops the list with 64 percent of its major roadways rated in poor condition, and Los Angeles ranks second, with 63 percent of major roadways rated poor. Other California cities on the national Top 10 list are San Francisco-Oakland (58%), Concord (58%), San Diego (50%) and the Indio-Palm Springs area (47%).
As remarkable as their imaginations were, could William Shakespeare, Mark Twain or Charles Dickens ever have dreamt that their stories would be told on a smart phone, or in an eBook? And since international airline prices and other basic travel costs are convincing U.S. travelers to stay close to home these days, says a recent report by AAA, why not ‘escape’ to far off places without leaving your house—through digital movies, eBooks and social media.
College Employees who met at Bergen in 2008 to marry
When Bergen Community College employees Aretha Harrison, of Teaneck, and Richard McMillan Jr., of Pearth Amboy, first met at Bergen in 2008, they never imagined they would be married less than two years later in the first-ever wedding to take place at the College. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at 4 p.m. in the gazebo, adjacent to the Technology Education Center on the College’s main campus in Paramus. The reception will follow in the Moses Family Meeting and Training Center.