At a recent meeting, Mayor Rich LaBarbiera was welcomed into the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club as an Honorary Member. Welcoming him were Past President Mukesh Malkan and President Liz Mason. Artist Member Chrysoula Lile presented the Mayor with one of her paintings. President Elect John DeBouter gave LaBarbiera a warm welcome as did the other attending members.
BergenCare Home Health is held a Teddy Bear Drive to benefit the Bear Hugs for the Holidays program. Stuffed animal donations came in from all over Bergen County. The students at David E. Owens Middle School in New Milford contributed over 300 stuffed animals. “We were so thrilled to see the Middle school children getting involved in the drive” said Joann Manole director of business development at BergenCare. “It was heartwarming to see so many donations pour in from Bergen County residents.”
Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro and I have a history, and it isn't a particularly pleasant one.
In 2001, Michael Green was exonerated and released from an Ohio prison after serving 13 years for a rape he did not commit. In 2002, I wrote a series chronicling Green's ordeal, titled "Burden of Innocence."
Fun fact: Bill Daley isn't the only new chief of staff in the White House with longtime ties to the Chicago Way. Yep, it's No Windy City Corporate Lawyer Left Behind Week in the nation's capital.
On the other side of the White House, deep-pocketed campaign finance mega-bundler Tina Tchen was named first lady Michelle Obama's new right-hand woman.
Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) announced its new Affiliation Agreement with Hackettstown Regional Medical Center (HRMC) to collaborate and expand clinical programs and services. Pictured at the ceremonial signing, from left to right, are (back row): Robert L. Glenning of Ridgewood, executive vice president and chief financial officer of HUMC;
DISCO FEVER! Iconic Disco Divas and Hip Hit Makers
Anita Ward “You Can Ring My Bell”,
Maxine Nightingale “Turn The Beat Around”,
Thelma Houston “Don’t Leave Me This Way”,
The Trammps “Disco Inferno”,
Boney M “Rivers of Babylon Rasputin”
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced today that the unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent in December, as 103,000 jobs were added. Robert Half has identified four employment trends for professionals and employers to consider in the year ahead. They are:
With 40 combined years of circus experience between them, Doug Rougeux and Casey Carle put on a crazy show with soap and bubbles that fuses theater, visual arts, clowning, and improve. This interactive hysterical performance will surely entertain both adults and children
The two comics share an apartment with inflatable furniture, tarps, and pools where the bubble amazement can happen anywhere.
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 partner 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.
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver, Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald and Assemblywomen Joan Voss, Mila M. Jasey, Connie Wagner, Pamela Lampitt and Bonnie Watson Coleman to create a loan forgiveness program for students who pursue fields with labor shortages was approved 44-29-3 Thursday by the Assembly.
New report finds effects of the recession contributed to historically low rate of increase, but health spending share of GDP increased
Health care spending in the United States grew 4.0 percent in 2009, to $2.5 trillion, or $8,086 per person, the slowest rate of growth in the 50-year history of the National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA), due in great part to the economic recession. The report, prepared annually by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary, summarizes recent trends in health spending based on the most current data sources.
In case you’re not familiar with our name, we are a leading publisher of healthcare, nutrition, parenting, and cookbooks. (You may have requested previous titles of ours through The Lisa Ekus Group.)
Our authors are the most knowledgeable ‘go to’ experts on a variety of subjects including everything from parenting to diabetes, whole grains to medicinal herbs, and they can even tell you how to manage Crohn’s and Colitis and plan nutritious vegan or vegetarian meals. Several of our books have won prominent awards including the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, the International Association of Culinary Professional Award, and the Cordon D’Or Culinary International Academy Award.
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Connie Wagner and Joan Voss to allow ads on school buses to help schools boost revenue was signed into law on Thursday. The measure (A-1637) will allow school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or leased by the school district.
On January 4, 2011, the bill (H.R. 5133) to honor two fallen New Jersey war heroes, introduced by Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), was signed into law by President Obama. This law renames the post office in Carlstadt, NJ in honor of the memory of Army Staff Sergeant Frank T. Carvill and Marine Lance Corporal Michael A. Schwarz, both of whom were residents of Carlstadt and died in the Iraq war.
- Real Estate Forum, a nationally recognized commercial real estate trade publication, names CBRE #1 in New Jersey, continuing the Firm's legacy of top rankings in the State -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, is pleased to announce that it has recently been ranked as New Jersey's number one performing commercial real estate brokerage firm based on independent evaluation by Real Estate Forum Magazine. This recognition adds to the Firm's 2010 top rankings by other independent sources including, NJ BIZ Magazine.
Date: Jan. 5th & 19th at 7:00 pm
Event: Join us with your knitting, crocheting or other handwork for our “Knit-In.”
Date: Wed. Jan. 12th & 26th at 7:00 pm
Event: “NOOK Nights” - get to know your NOOKColor, Barnes & Noble’s e-reader. Sign up with a bookseller. 201-445-4589.
Date: Wed. Jan. 19th at 7:30
Event: Discussion and signing with author Dr. Yvonne Thornton and her book, Something to Prove: A Daughter’s Journey to Fulfill a Father’s Legacy.
By: Everett M. Lo
Social Security Regional Public Affairs Office in the New York Region
There are a number of reasons you may need written verification of your Social Security benefit amount. You may need to provide it to an energy assistance program or for subsidized housing. Perhaps you’re ready to make a major purchase and you’re trying to get a loan from a bank or financial institution. Or maybe you’re applying for state benefits or moving into a new apartment or home.