By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:03 AM EST
Gilda’s Club Cancer Support Squad
Nonprofit needs your votes to fund new cancer support program.
Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey is facing a unique challenge this month; a nationwide Pepsi challenge. In an effort to obtain funding to support a new, mobile outreach program, Gilda’s Club NNJ applied for a $50,000 grant through PepsiCo’s “Pepsi Refresh Project” – and the public will determine the outcome.
To vote for the “Gilda’s Club Cancer Support Squad” project, visit www.Refresheverything.com/cancersupportsquad
. More information about Gilda’s Club NNJ is available at www.gildasclubnnj.org
, Gilda’s Club NNJ’s Facebook page or by calling (201) 457-1670.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:00 AM EST
--With Market Bottom in Sight, Export Growth to Play Pivotal Role Throughout US--
According to new research from Colliers International that examines the global shipping trade’s varied impact on industrial property fundamentals in the nation’s ten largest seaports, industrial occupancy rates for commercial space in and around the New York City and New Jersey property markets appear to have stabilized. Based on their total combined square footage of existing commercial space, the ports of New York City and New Jersey represent one of the largest shipping hubs on the East Coast.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 10:48 AM EST
Developer Sterling Properties Provides Prospective Buyers With Opportunity to View Highly Anticipated Transit-Oriented Luxury Condominium Development
Leading homebuilder Sterling Properties announced today that The Avenue at South Orange, its award-winning transit-oriented condominium community located in the heart of the South Orange’s vibrant business and entertainment district, has begun taking appointments for its VIP Preview Opening, which starts March 15. This marks the first time prospective buyers will be given the opportunity to experience this stunning community before sales officially begin this Spring.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 09:31 AM EST
How do you feel about living in the suburbs? Do you enjoy the familiarity and comfort of your neighborhood or do you feel that everyday life is routine and lacks excitement? Faculty, staff and students from Bergen Community College’s Performing Arts Department will examine these stereotypical ideals about suburban life when they perform selected scenes from playwrights as part of “Suburbia Onstage” on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ender Hall Laboratory Theatre on Bergen Community College’s main campus at 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $7 for students and seniors (65+) and are available by calling Bergen’s Office of Community and Cultural Affairs at (201) 447-7428 or visit them on the Web at www.bergen.edu
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 08:57 AM EST
Legislation to stimulate creation of technology industry clusters around New Jersey colleges and research hospitals, streamline corporate laws, stabilize the education of foster children, promote green building and allow the state to get a better handle on the number of uninsured children and parents top Thursday’s Assembly agendas
By Paramus Post Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 06:59 AM EST
Girls from Bergenfield, Paterson, Passaic, and Hackensack in grades 9-12 will be celebrating their Latina heritage at a free D.I.V.A. (Discover, Inspire, Value, Advocate) Latina conference being held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 20 at the IBEW Local 164, 65 West Century Road, Paramus.
for the flyer.
Keynote speaker and award-winning author Mariela Dabbah will present information on how to “Help Your Daughter Succeed in High School and Go to College.”
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, March 10 2010 @ 08:17 PM EST
You still have time to don your Stetson, jeans and bandana and join the fun at Children’s Aid and Family Services’ seventh annual gala, “Home on the Range,”
on Friday, March 26, 2010, at The Hackensack Golf Club in Oradell, NJ. The event will benefit vulnerable children and families in our community.
By Sharon Mosley Wednesday, March 10 2010 @ 07:27 PM EST
When the sun starts shining and the shopping days grow longer, it's tempting to throw all our winter weary wardrobes out the window and go on a serious spending spree. But before you max out the credit cards, there are a few things you might NOT want to spend your money on this spring:
— Anything too tight. Yes, you do need to try on items before buying them. This season the stores are flooded with the trendy "slim" leggings and jeans.
By Paramus Post Wednesday, March 10 2010 @ 09:12 AM EST
Featuring internationally acclaimed recording star: Neshama Carlebach, Daughter of legendary singer and storyteller Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach Z”L, and past March of the Living participant. With short presentations from a Holocaust Survivor and March of the Living Student Alumnus who have accompanied the trip.
Featuring the American Premiere of the Trailer for the CBC Holocaust Documentary highlighting the program’s impact on its non-Jewish, multi-faith student participants.
Thursday, March 18, 2010, 8:00 p.m.
Location: Home of Amy and Michael Wildes,
250 Allison Court, Englewood, NJ
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 05:26 PM EST
Proper nutrition is essential to building strong minds and bodies. Yet many children in our local Bergen County communities go without basic nutritional requirements on weekends, when free and reduced-price school lunches are unavailable. Englewood Hospital and Medical Center proudly supported the Center for Food Action at the launch of the Weekend Snack Packs program. The program aims to prevent the likelihood of child hunger by providing children with healthy weekend snacks to take home on Friday afternoons.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 04:36 PM EST
The Sudler Companies, one of New Jersey’s oldest real estate developers, recently marking its 100th year, is pleased to announce the completion of a 15,000-square-foot long-term lease agreement at 31 Park Road, in Tinton Falls, N.J. The Sudler Companies’ Vice President of Leasing, Jeffrey H. Hale, represented Sudler internally, while Weichert’s Mark Fowler represented the tenant, Frozen Ropes, in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 04:35 PM EST
- Joan Cenicola matches up buyer and seller needs to help bank owner move property off its books -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion of a 2,760-square-foot retail sales transaction at 183 Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland, N.J. NAI Hanson’s Joan Cenicola, vice president, represented the seller, Wachovia Bank, N.A. The buyer of the property was Total Home Technologies, LLC.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 04:30 PM EST
Natalie McKenzie recently embarked on a mission to Haiti as part of the medical team from Arise & Walk whose mission is to equip and empower the local church with the healthcare personnel, expertise and resources necessary to provide healthcare excellence as an integral part of their missionary outreach to the nations of the world as a tangible demonstration of God’s power and His love for all people. McKenzie expressed, “The face of Haiti is wide and varied!! One thing is constant... The look of pride in the midst of their despair.”
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 04:23 PM EST
The Golden Boys
50’s & 60’s Teen Singing Sensations
Fabian, Frankie Avalon & Bobby Rydell
Bring Old-Time Favorites to bergenPAC
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 04:20 PM EST
A Harmonica Spring Fling is a wonderful musical event that is both educational and fun! Here's an opportunity to learn about several different styles of harmonica playing that can be an enjoyable family affair. The Garden State Harmonica Club and Trumpets Jazz Club hopes that this might inspire some interested harmonica friends of all ages to take up this terrific instrument!
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 04:09 PM EST
May 21 Fundraiser to Benefit Rotary’s Gift of Life, Other Local Charities
The Paramus Sunrise Rotary club, a division of Rotary International, will host a fund-raising fashion show and dinner event on Friday, May 21, at 7 p.m. The affair will be held at the IBEW Local 164 training center at 65 W. Century Road in Paramus, N.J. All proceeds will benefit Rotary’s Gift of Life International program and other local charities.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 03:30 PM EST
The Stop & Shop Supermarkets, located at 175 Franklin Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ and 859 North State Route 17, Paramus, New Jersey donated $1,600 to the Fairlawn Little League to sponsor their 2010 season. Every year, Stop & Shop supports Little League Teams from New Hampshire to New Jersey. The contribution from Stop & Shop supports the Little League by reducing registration fees to a minimum level, assists with the purchase of equipment and uniforms and maintenance of the playing field. The players are provided with a safe, positive environment that develops their qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 03:27 PM EST
The New Jersey League of Municipalities Education Foundation, Inc. (NJLM) will hold a statewide conference on Social Media and its effects, and utilization by local governments. The conference will take place on Tuesday, March 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Prudential Center “The Rock,” located at 165 Mulberry Street in Newark. The general public is invited.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 03:13 PM EST
The Atrium Independent Living residence at the Allendale Community for Mature Living provides a range of cultural events for both its residents and community members. Recently, the Therapeutic Recreation & Community Relations Director of The Atrium, Mary Stampleman, presented a program on the history of Guatemala and discussed the colorful handwoven textiles made by the descendants of the Mayan Indians.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, March 09 2010 @ 03:05 PM EST
Bergen Community College and St. Thomas Aquinas College have signed an agreement to simplify the transfer process between the schools for criminal justice majors.
With the agreement, Bergen students graduating with an Associate in Science, Criminal Justice option will enter St. Thomas Aquinas’ Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice program as juniors, pending their acceptance to the four-year school. As part of the agreement, Bergen graduates will have the St. Thomas Aquinas application fee waived. Students will take 55 credits at St. Thomas Aquinas before earning the B.S.