By Anonymous Thursday, February 28, 2008, 03:47 AM EST
CHEERS AND JEERS
im Whitney is volunteering this year as the WeCare representative for La Jolla Country Day, an upscale private school in San Diego where her daughter is a student.
The group grew out of the concerns of parents and school personnel from seven private schools who want "to promote integrity,
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 09:18 AM EST
Through its Division of Continuing Education, Corporate and Public Sector Training, Bergen Community College and the Bergen County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will present a free seminar titled "First Time Supervision: Making the Transition" on Thursday, March 27, 2008 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Technology Education Center, Room 128 (The Moses Family Meeting and Training Center) at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. The event is free and open to the public.
By Mark Maynard Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 03:42 AM EST
SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI
ome days it just feels right to heel-toe downshift and slide into work with the engine fan blowing and the brake discs tink-clinking as they cool. At least it felt that way while I was driving the new Subaru WRX STI.
It is a modest supercar, turbocharged, with style and poise in a wide-fendered, all-wheel-drive, five-door hatchback.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 11:12 AM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 10:24 AM EST
alisades Financial, a leading Fort Lee, New Jersey-based real estate investment banking and advisory firm, has announced Mark Zurlini, president and principal, has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association of New York, Inc. (MBA-NY), an organization he has been a member of since 2004.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 04:21 AM EST
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 03:36 AM EST
few generations ago, women visited their hair salons once a week for a shampoo and set. Then when perms became popular, visits decreased to every six weeks or so. In the 1980s and 1990s as hair products became increasingly more available, women styled their own hair. Today, most women visit their salon only every nine to 10 weeks to get a haircut and receive a touch-up of color.
By Anonymous Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 03:30 AM EST
or retailers, the housing boom giveth, and the housing bust taketh away.
While housing prices skyrocketed throughout the nation, consumers with equity to burn spent freely on everything from new furniture to high-end accessories. That led retailers to aggressively expand by opening more locations and trying new concepts.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, February 25, 2008, 06:49 PM EST
Public Is Invited to Enjoy Poetry Readings, Musical Concerts and Learn Valuable Driving and Other Safety Tips
The Atrium, the enhanced independent senior living residence at the Allendale Community for Mature Living, invites the public to attend a wide range of cultural, educational and social programs throughout March and April. Many of these activities feature students from the area who will display their talents as they share special moments with Atrium residents and guests. The events are free unless otherwise noted.
By Anonymous Monday, February 25, 2008, 03:22 AM EST
he doctors' challenge: explain to 21 million Americans with diabetes how they might be affected by a major study's surprise discovery that lower blood sugar levels are linked to greater numbers of deaths.
The recent finding caught many physicians off guard. It seemed to contradict long-held beliefs that reducing blood sugar would increase protection for diabetics against heart attacks and strokes.
By Robert J Hawkins Monday, February 25, 2008, 03:14 AM EST
This has nothing to do with the 'Beowulf' you were forced to read in high school." On this matter, director Robert Zemeckis is emphatic when he's speaking on the DVD extras.
True, his "Beowulf" (Paramount, 2 1/2 stars) is shot in 3-D motion-capture animation.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, February 24, 2008, 02:00 PM EST
By Fred Rohdieck Saturday, February 23, 2008, 12:40 PM EST
Paramus Rotary Welcomes Their Latest Gift of Life Child
t the Thursday, February 21th meeting of the Paramus Rotary Club the membership welcomed their latest Gift of Life Child from Honduras Central America, Belsy Maricet Medina Rivera.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, February 22, 2008, 02:00 PM EST
ergen County Executive Dennis McNerney and the Bergen County Zoological Park in Paramus today announced that the zoo’s collection of golden lion tamarins recently expanded when the exhibit’s mother gave birth to twins. Golden lion tamarins are small, orange monkeys that live in the wild along the Atlantic coast of Brazil.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, February 22, 2008, 11:40 AM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 21, 2008, 07:45 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 21, 2008, 04:53 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 21, 2008, 04:40 PM EST
ee Wees through adults participated in Master Kim’s Tiger Tae Kwon Do School’s “Break-a-thon” event to raise funds for The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center. Students, ages four through adult, received donations for breaking wood by hand or foot using a variety of Tae Kwon Do techniques.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 21, 2008, 04:37 PM EST
Three sophomores from Immaculate Heart Academy (IHA) in Washington Township raised more than $2,000 for cancer research. Linda Echeverry of Secaucus, Anna Schlosser of River Vale, and Samantha Kelly of North Haledon, personally delivered their donation to Andrew L. Pecora, M.D., of Ridgewood, chairman and executive administrative director of The Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC). The students held a benefit concert at IHA with the help of eight local bands that donated their time and talent as a community service project.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 21, 2008, 04:36 PM EST
Java Jitney found its first place in a hospital on the Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) Second Street Café menu. The Kosher community inspired the medical center’s decision to offer this new dining option. Java Jitney, a kosher mobile custom catering service, provides fresh home-style and wholesome foods including, hearty soups, assorted salads, dairy sandwiches, grilled veggies, deli hoagies and even sushi.