By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 29 2009 @ 01:42 PM EDT
A virtual who’s who of folk and country artists have covered Cheryl Wheeler’s work, including Dan Seals, Peter Paul and Mary and Garth Brooks. Wheeler, the artist behind these stars, will visit Bergen Community College on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre for “An Evening with Cheryl Wheeler: In Concert.” Tickets are $24 for adults and $22 for students, children (17 and under) and senior citizens (65 and over).
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, September 29 2009 @ 05:06 AM EDT
When the chic go shopping on the cheap, it can be tough — but you don't have to be rich to look great, says Amanda Brooks, a fashion expert who is a regular contributor for vogue.com and former creative director of Tuleh.
"True style doesn't have a price tag," says Brooks, who has just finished writing her new style guide, "I Love Your Style: How to Define and Refine Your Personal Style" (HarperCollins, $19.99).
By Paramus Post Monday, September 28 2009 @ 06:29 PM EDT
At the next Master Gardener meeting, Weibke Hinch, will be presenting a special program on "Bulbs for the Spring Garden".
As another growing season comes to a close, Fall is the time to provide for beautiful Spring color. To enjoy the glorious bulb flowers that bloom in spring, you must plant them in the Fall. Come and learn how to create a breathtaking and beautiful spring garden, for next year and years to come. Spring-flowering bulbs offer a wide variety of colors, heights and flowering periods.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 05:44 PM EDT
Assemblywomen Pledge Continued Support for Women’s Health Services, Reproductive Rights
(38th Legislative District) – Democratic Assemblywomen Joan Voss and Connie Wagner today received the support of Planned Parenthood – a leading advocacy organization that pushes for quality women’s health care services and reproductive rights. The Assemblywomen thanked the Planned Parenthood Political Action Committee and pledged to be consistent supporters of women’s health by opposing any effort to turn back the clock on reproductive health issues.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 05:41 PM EDT
The Rufus Reid Trio
The Rufus Reid Trio, a seasoned ensemble that will delight the audience with its musical eloquence and style, will perform at Bergen Community College on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 3 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for students, children and seniors (65+). The audience will be taken on a delightful musical outing when Rufus Reid, a forty-five year veteran bassist with over 350 recordings, takes the stage. He has won numerous recognitions and awards for his compositions, including a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for composition in June 2008.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 05:38 PM EDT
Best Practices Program Sets New Standard for Construction Projects in New Jersey
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ (IBEW) Code of Excellence is yielding desirable results at the new Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. – which is five months ahead of schedule and significantly under budget. The new code, which was implemented by Local 164, based in Paramus, N.J., was developed in collaboration with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) to define overall expectations for skilled electricians, telecommunications workers, shop stewards and those in supervisory/management roles
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 05:33 PM EDT
With unemployment now topping 9.7 percent, veteran business coach and author Michael Goldman says many of the 6.9 million laid off since the recession began are no longer seeking jobs, they are creating them. *Goldman is helping many small business owners, new as well as established ones, plug into success.. "You cannot believe the economy is responsible for a downturn in your business. If you own a business -- you are responsible. If you blame the economy, then you are going to miss opportunities happening all around you," says Goldman, president of Performance Breakthrough in Paramus, NJ. "There are opportunities in every type of business, regardless of the economy."
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 05:30 PM EDT
World Class Martial Arts Production- Includes Performers from NYC Production
Friday October 9th- 8:00 PM - $45, $40, $35, $25, $15
bergenPAC is proud to present the Shaolin Warriors in a fully choreographed theatrical production, bringing remarkable skill, stunning movement and spectacular imagery of Kung Fu on October 9th. Performed by disciples of the Shaolin schools, known throughout the world for their disciplined and deadly martial-arts prowess.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 05:25 PM EDT
Live at bergenPAC
Thursday October 22nd- 8:00 PM - $89, $59, $49, $39, $29
See Joan Rivers Live at bergenPAC in Englewood, New Jersey Thursday October 22nd at 8pm Joan Rivers. Joan Rivers who is currently appearing on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” and celebrating the publication of her two new books Men Are Stupid And They Like Big Boobs and Murder At the Academy Awards, is a force of nature and one of the hardest working celebrities in the world.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 04:12 PM EDT
New York Real Estate Summit
Leaders in the real estate industry and senior executives of financial institutions, insurance companies and real estate equity funds will gather in New York City on Oct. 21 for an industry summit on the state of the real estate market and securing debt and equity in the midst of the current credit crisis and the dislocation of the capital markets. The symposium, entitled "New York Real Estate Summit:
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 04:06 PM EDT
Will work together on quality and safety measures
Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) today announced that it is in discussions to sell its home care operations to Amedisys, Inc. of Baton Rouge, LA. The parties expect to reach a definitive agreement in the next 30 days and, subject to regulatory approval from the state of New Jersey, to close the transaction by the end of the year.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 04:03 PM EDT
Students Help Feed Hungry With Design Contest That Benefits Community Food Programs
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) announces that Canstruction, its annual design exhibition and contest to benefit community food programs, will be held at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., on Oct. 27, 2009, at The Atrium in Rowan Hall. Students mentored by architects, engineers and professors will compete to design and build giant structures made entirely from full cans of food. The giant structures, after being judged, awarded and displayed, will be disassembled and the cans of food will be donated to local charities.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:57 PM EDT
Bergen Community College Board of Trustee Secretary Cid D. Wilson of Leonia has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of the American Latino. The 23-member commission, comprised of appointees of the President and House and Senate leadership, will study the feasibility of a national museum that is dedicated to portraying the art, history and culture of the Latino population in the United States.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:55 PM EDT
Real Estate Advisory Services Group Continues to Aggressively Acquire Bank Notes
Diversified Realty Advisors, the banking industry’s leading real estate advisory service group, today announced its purchase of a $48 million nonperforming construction loan from a four-member consortium of banks. The deal represents one of the region’s largest bank note acquisitions completed during these recessionary times.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:37 PM EDT
On behalf of the patients, staff, and dedicated volunteers of the Golf Committee of the Holy Name Hospital MS Center, thank you so much for your support of the 12th Annual MS Center Golf & Tennis Invitational held on Monday, September 14, 2009 at Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, NJ. The success of our annual outing is a direct measure of your commitment and generosity. Through your support, this year’s MS Center Golf & Tennis Invitational raised nearly $130,000 in support of Holy Name Hospital’s MS Center.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:33 PM EDT
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), as one of 25 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals in the United States that have achieved exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care. As a participant in ACS NSQIP, HUMC is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and collect data that directs patient safety and the quality of surgical care improvements.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:29 PM EDT
[media: 2009092818314158]Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Accreditation Positions Company as Leader in Rapidly Emerging Industry
Eco Earth Design, one of the region’s leading environmentally responsible landscape design and development firms, today announced that company President Robert Schucker has been named among Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ inaugural group of Green Roof Professionals. Green Roofs for Health Cities is a not-for-profit organization that works to promote the green roof industry throughout North America. It was founded in 1999 as a result of a research project on the benefits of green roofs and the barriers to industry development.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:23 PM EDT
Harrison G. Wise
Acquisition Positions Firm as A Leader in Social Media
Beckerman, one of the nation’s largest independent public relations firms, has announced that it has acquired Wise PR, a specialist in digital media relations based in New York City. Harrison G. Wise, founder of Wise PR, will serve as vice president of new media strategies at Beckerman.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:14 PM EDT
Fully-Equipped Kitchens Redefine Backyard Spaces and How They’re Used
The trend is growing towards creating backyard spaces that extend a home’s indoor space to the great outdoors. Borst Landscape and Design, a full-service landscape firm in Allendale, has been busy designing and installing outdoor kitchens throughout northern New Jersey that take advantage of the beautiful surroundings and enhance homeowners’ entertaining options.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 28 2009 @ 03:09 PM EDT
Hadassah Luncheon Meeting
Reuniting after the summer holidays, members of the Teaneck-Hackensack chapter of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, recently gathered for their first monthly meeting and enjoyed a luncheon held at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck.
Approximately 50 guests attended the function, which featured guest speaker Ben Dworkin, Director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J.