Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is proud to announce that it has been awarded the full-time ambulance contract for the Borough of Leonia. The contract commenced on January 1, 2011, and enables the Medical Center to provide weekly overnight and weekend ambulance service to borough residents in addition to daytime ambulance service, a separate contract that was awarded to Englewood Hospital in September. Both contracts are up for renewal next fall.
Rental Apartments at The Atrium Give Caregivers and Older Adults Peace of Mind During Cold Weather Months
Area adults who are caring for elderly parents, caregivers who will be away, or seniors who need emergency respite care services this winter need look no further than The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living. The Short-Term Stay Program at the senior residence offers aging parents, grandparents and spouses a safe place to stay when the need arises. This could be because of a weather-related emergency or because a caregiver must be away.
Theater League of Clifton and the Clifton Arts Center are excited to announce their first artistic collaboration, a performance of “Miss Valentine”. The play written by Nadine Bernard of Glen Ridge, NJ, will be performed as a staged reading on Sunday, February 13, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. at the Clifton Arts Center, 900 Clifton Ave (Well Road), Clifton, NJ 07013.
It's well established (or at least there's a strong correlation) that intelligent people live longer. The explanation may be as simple (or as complex) as smarter people make smarter choices, such as in not choosing to smoke or to drink to excess.
But some scientists speculate there may be a biological reason, as well. To investigate the notion that greater intelligence leads to a longer life, they turned to honeybees.
Our buildings account for more than half of our carbon emissions, and three-quarters of the existing buildings will need to be renovated or remodeled in the next 20 years. We also have a small army of unemployed and underemployed contractors with tools just itching for something to do. What if these ingenious folks were put to work retrofitting existing buildings with energy-efficient upgrades?
WHAT: The 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service will mobilize 2,000 volunteers in 15 New Jersey counties in over 40 service projects, including a project at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Paramus. Volunteers throughout New Jersey hope to embody Dr. King’s vision and bring people of all ages and backgrounds together to strengthen their community and bridge social barriers. At The 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, volunteers will honor Dr. King’s legacy while displaying their own leadership skills as they play peace bingo and socialize with senior citizens who reside at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home.
No matter how you rearrange President Obama's inner circle, it still looks, smells and tastes like a rotten Chicago deep-dish pizza.
Ready for the latest topping on this moldy old pie? It's a possible chief of staff slot for Wall Street banker/lawyer/wheeler-dealer William Daley, brother of outgoing Chicago mayor/machine politics mastermind Richard M. Daley (also the former boss of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and first lady Michelle Obama), whose retirement paved the way for former Obama chief of staff and Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel. Phew.
A Matchmaker/Relationship Coach’s Top 3 Resolutions To Help You Find Someone Date-Worthy By Valentine’s Day - By Rachel Russo, MS, MFT
Last New Year’s Eve, you raised your glass to finding love in the new year, but by this past December 31st, you would have settled for a cute, random stranger to kiss when the ball dropped. I know, I know, this year is going to be your year; but may I ask what you are planning to do to make that happen?
LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) is poised to offer 2011 attendees a program with the largest and most diverse educational opportunities it has ever presented—set to take place in the new 2011 location at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The 2011 LFI Conference program has expanded to further align with topics addressed on the show floor as well as within the industry as a whole.
Conducting interviews on this topic is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and the Senior Managing Director in the Financial Services Group at Gilford Securities as well as a senior staff writer for WND.com, Dr. Jerome Corsi.
Building Repositioning Program Addresses Strong Market Demand for Medical Office Condominiums Amongst Region’s Healthcare Practitioners
Within one month of completing a significant repositioning program to transform space at 2 Sears Drive in Paramus, N.J. into medical office condominiums, Alexander Summer, L.L.C. has announced the first sale of a medical office condo at the building to Chuback Vein Center.
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Event Honored Local Attorney with 2010 Medallion Award
Bergen Community College supporters donated $241,000 during the Bergen Community College Foundation’s annual Medallion Awards Dinner, the Foundation announced this week. More than 420 guests packed the hall at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton for the Foundation’s November fundraising gala, the Medallion Awards Dinner. They contributed by buying tickets, participating in a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle as well as through individual sponsorship. The Foundation uses the donations to fund scholarships to Bergen as well as special programs and initiatives at the College.
Free Event Scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, 6:00 p.m. in Wallington
Local government, education and nonprofit leaders, including state Sen. Paul Sarlo, will headline “Making Connections,” a free community forum that will provide information on employment, job training, education and healthcare resources in southern Bergen County and northern Hudson County. Hosted by Bergen Community College, the Borough of Wallington and the North Hudson Community Action Corporation, the event will take place Tuesday, January 18, 2011 from 6:00-to-9:00 p.m. at Wallington Junior/Senior High School, 234 Main Avenue, Wallington. The event is free and open to the public.
Can’t or don’t want to take your dog outside? Try these indoor games with your dog. By Greg Kleva
All dogs need exercise, even when there is inclement weather or you just don’t feel like going outside. Try playing some of these indoor games with your dog to keep him healthy and happy. In addition, playing with your dog, like training him, enhances the bond you share and helps him keep his focus on you!
Six National Finalists Announced
Rebuilding Together announced the six finalists in its national contest: Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year™ - presented by WD-40. A New Jersey electrician, William Watts of IBEW Local 164 here in Paramus (nomminated by RT Essex County), is among the finalists.
In today’s economy, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to sell your home. To make matters worse, according to the National Association of Realtors, the best way to add value to your home leading to a sale is to update your kitchen. The fact remains, however, that whether you are trying to sell your home or just update your kitchen for quality of living, to do so is becoming increasingly more expensive.
New Jersey's Solar Market Is Focus Of Remarks By Managing Director Jamie Hahn
New Jersey's rapid emergence as a leader in the solar industry is due to aggressive state incentives and policies that have resulted in an increase from 7.5 kilowatts of installed capacity in 2001 to more than 200 megawatts today. The preeminence of New Jersey as a solar leader was the subject of remarks by Jamie Hahn, managing director of Solis Partners, a leading developer and integrator of commercial solar power systems based in Manasquan, N.J., at a panel discussion on the New Jersey solar market at the recent Distributed Solar Summit 2010 in San Diego, Calif. New Jersey is second only to California in installed solar capacity.
The Finishing Touch (www.thefinishingtouchevents.com ) shares tips on what to do after you get engaged. “When you first get that beautiful ring from your guy, the initial excitement can be overwhelming. After crying and screaming with joy it is nice to make some calls, and send texts and emails to spread the good news to the world,” says Candice Benson MBC™, president and founder of The Finishing Touch. “Once the initial communication phase is over, it is time to start making some important decisions about your big day.”