Always looking to help people, Local 164 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) held their 12th Annual Project Grandma, A Roaring 20’s Casino Night at their Training Center. All of the proceeds will be donated to the Hackensack University Medical Center’s Cancer Ward and to Gilda’s Club of Hackensack. Over one hundred people attended this Casino Night and Buffet Dinner. I am proud to say that members of the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club were also there even though it was their second function that week.
Opening their 4th store in the area, the others being Montclair, Hackensack and Florham Park. www.ParamusPost.com along with food experts Gary and Bea Spivak visited the new store for lunch. I must admit, that due to the newness, we bypassed it but turned in at the Tick Tock Diner and entered the Allwood Plaza Shopping Center from Allwood Road instead of Route 3. Sure enough there it was facing Route 3 with a big overhead sign.
With a unique location behind Ashley Furniture and Babies R Us, It was a little daunting for some people to make their way around the huge building to the rear. Opportunely, Hackensack Supply had several of their vehicles parked along the way with helium balloons so that potential visitors would see some welcoming signs. And of course, they were welcomed at Hackensack Supply. General Manager Craig Ferrara was on hand to welcome everyone, a little the worse for wear after three very long welcoming days.
The fifth annual Teaneck International Film Festival begins Friday, November 19, 7:30 p.m., on the Red Carpet at Cedar Lane Cinemas, 503 Cedar Lane. Follow the beam of light to the theater marquee and meet Sandi Klein (1010 WINS) and Jay Dow (CBS News) as they interview local dignitaries, celebrities, and film festival folks. Teaneck Rotary is sponsoring a restored version of the opening night film, Funny Girl, starring Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif. An added attraction will be internationally known Barbra impressionist and historian Steven Brinberg who will appear as “himself” but will treat the audience to a couple of songs in his fabulous “Simply Barbra” voice.
The grand opening display of Vodgria by Gary Spivak was held at Stew Leonards. Spivak has blended two spirits, vodka and sangria and had arranged to have it bottled. He invited local dignitaries like Mayor Tedesco and NJ Assemblywoman Connie Wagner among others. Everyone tasted the drink courtesy of Stew Leonards personnel. Councilpeople Rich LaBarbiera, Maureen O’Brien and Rich Conte agreed that it was very tasty.
The S.A.S.S.Y Ladies are a Senior Citizen Dance Group, which finds joy and pleasure in putting on shows and entertaining at senior organizations as well as Nursing Homes and Senior Day Care Centers. The group was founded in 2002 by Joyce De Santis, resident of New Milford, and retired High school Math teacher and K – 12 Director of Mathematics for the Bergenfield Public School System.
Children’s Aid and Family Services’ annual Wine and Food Tasting Evening is Friday, November 12, 2010 at The Women’s Club of Ridgewood, 215 W. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. Presented by TD Bank, food is being provided by Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Chevy’s Fresh Mex, Panera Bread, The Shannon Rose and wines by Carlo Russo’s Wine and Spirit World of Ho-Ho-Kus. The evening also includes a silent auction featuring vacation packages, a baseball autographed by NY Yankee great Whitey Ford, Kate Spade handbags, a golf-themed wine basket and gift certificates for personal training sessions.
The Residences at Palmer Square, a new luxury townhome and condominium community located at Palmer Square in the heart of downtown Princeton, N.J., announced today that they recently hosted a networking event for the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce in one of the new townhomes located at 77 Chambers St.
- CBRE Professional Brings 20 Years of Management Experience to New Role -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's leading commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced the appointment of Jeff Hipschman, senior managing director, to lead its New Jersey operations. Mr. Hipschman will continue to be located in the company's Saddle Brook, New Jersey, office and will be responsible for managing the firm's three offices statewide.
Resident Participates in Diverse Recreational and Cultural Activities at Full-Service Community
Arlene Rubinson used to spend her free time creating watercolor paintings, some of which hang in her sunny apartment at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, the full-service rental retirement community she moved to in May 2009. At Heritage Pointe, however, Rubinson has found a number of additional activities to enjoy as well, and her lifestyle embodies the term “active retirement.” “My goal is to stay active which is easy to do here,” said Rubinson, who takes advantage of the many recreational, cultural, and educational programs offered at Heritage Pointe, from lectures to the community’s walking club.
The N.J. Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) will present a free seminar, “Building and Financing Your Business with the SBA,” at Bergen Community College’s Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center this Thursday, October 28.
Conducted in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the seminar will run from 4:00-to-6:30 p.m. and provide current and prospective business owners with information about SBA loan programs and with technical assistance as well as information about the new Small Business Jobs Act.
Senior Platinum Plus Program Offered in Cooperation with Hackensack University Medical Center
When someone who is in fragile health or over the age of 80 has a fall, the typical result is a hip fracture or head injury. To help older adults and their families understand the most common fall risk factors or causes of falls, The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living is hosting “Preventing Falls this Fall.” The free educational session on Mon., Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. is being presented in cooperation with Hackensack University Medical Center.
SCORE Bergen offers free, in person, business counseling to entrepreneurs who are looking to start up a small business or have the need to grow their existing business. It is a part of SCORE National which is a non-profit business counseling organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE Bergen has 47 experienced business executives who volunteer their time to help small businesses form and grow. Their backgrounds encompass Accounting, Financing, Marketing, Manufacturing, Operations, Legal, Sales and General Management. Score counselors can help solve business problems or direct clients to outside resources.
Assisted living facility celebrates caregivers with a ‘wine and dine’ experience
November marks Alzheimer's awareness month. Worldwide it is estimated about 16 million people have Alzheimer's Disease and 5.3 million of them are Americans. Every 71 seconds in this country someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, by mid-century it will be every 33 seconds. For every person with Alzheimer's there is often at least one other person who directly cares for them and a host of healthcare & social workers, advocates, volunteers and support workers in the background. An awareness month is set aside to advocate and motivate a global community to give the caregivers and those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease hope.
infusion room at the Center for Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital received a makeover by NBC’s home improvement expert George Oliphant on his show George to the Rescue. The show started airing on October 23. Check local listings for specific airtimes.
Real Estate Developer's N.J. and Pa. Communities Put Tenants First
Woodlake Village, located on Route 88 in Lakewood, N.J., Chestnut Court, on Middlesex Road in Matawan, N.J., Highland Montgomery Apartments, on Montgomery Street in Highland Park, N.J. and Colebrook Apartments, on Welsh Drive in Lancaster, Pa., all owned by Rubin Schron, founder of Cammeby's International Group, recently held "Breakfast-on-the-Go" events as a way of showing appreciation to their valued tenants' continued loyalty to the residential communities.
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Sunday November 21st 8:00 PM
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The biggest selling group in Motown history and the most successful male R&B vocal group of all time is coming to The Bergen Pac. Wanye Morris, Nathan Morris, and Shawn Stockman also known as Boyz II Men defined the “Philly Soul” in the 90’s with #1 hits including “End of the Road”, “I’ll make love to you”, “On Bended Knee’ and “Its so hard to say Goodbye”. Boys II Men formed their unique talents together in 1988 at the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts. Shortly after that they became an instant success taking over the music industry and our hearts with great songs that influence popular artist today.
Trinity Presbyterian Church shows their caring souls by having area senior citizens visit their church and presenting entertainment and refreshments. At this time, they had the S.A.S.S.Y Ladies Dance for the group and present their Country Western routine. The dancers wore brown fringed vest, straw hats and performed numbers like “Home on the Range”, “Yellow Rose of Texas” and You are My Sunshine; Contemporary Favorites like “Achy Breaky Heart and Boot Scootin’ Boogie” and novelty tunes like Old Mac Donald Had a Farm and a Square Dance.
With stocks plummeting, home heating prices soaring and money tight, many people looks toward winter with fear and trepidation. One of the best ways to alleviate this fear is to take a positive action like having a home energy audit.
Almost half of our energy use goes into heating and cooling our homes. We are already paying an average of 20 percent higher home heating costs, so any way you can reduce your costs will pay for it. A professional home energy audit costs $100-$300, but if you take their recommendations, you will quickly make that money back.
POLICE CHIEF SPOTS SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, WANTED MAN ARRESTED
On October 18th at 12:20 PM, Chief Rich Zavinsky observed two men acting suspiciously on Cedar Drive. Uniformed police officers arrived on the scene, and after a brief investigation, Gary Colangelo age 41 of West Orange, NJ, was arrested. Colangelo was wanted on outstanding warrants issued by the Essex County Sheriffs Department. He was turned over to Essex County authorities in lieu of several thousands of dollars in bail. Arresting officers were Zavinsky, P.O. Stapleton, and Sgt. Urban.