By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 10:29 AM EST
Bergen Community College is hosting speakers, events, musicians and organizing two trips into Manhattan, including an evening at the Apollo Theater with dinner, in celebration of Black History Month.
The College opens the festivities today, Tuesday Feb. 1, 2011 with American playwright and poet Ntozake Shange, a self-proclaimed feminist whose work addresses racial and women’s issues. Ms. Shange, whose appearance is part of the opening ceremony for Black History Month, wrote the award-winning play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.” She also wrote “Betsey Brown,” a novel about an African American girl who runs away from home.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 10:21 AM EST
The Community Health Improvement Plan was drawn up in 2006 after a lengthy assessment of the needs of the 70 municipalities in Bergen County. People from every walk of life were asked to assist in selecting realistic and attainable goals that would benefit the physical and mental well being of the nearly one million people living here. Individuals as well as community groups are encouraged to begin the New Year by making a commitment to the 10 tips for better health that the CHIP committee selected:
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 09:56 AM EST
-- Meadowlands fits bill for N. America’s leading outsourced MF laundry equipment services company --
Colliers International has arranged a new, long-term lease at 55 Madison Circle Drive in East Rutherford, New Jersey on behalf of Coinmach Corporation to serve as the company’s regional distribution center.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 09:20 AM EST
Industry Veteran Possesses Strong Background in Project Management and Financial Analysis
The Pinnacle Companies, one of the New York Metropolitan Area’s most respected real estate development and investment companies, today announced the hiring of real estate industry veteran Douglas J. Bush III to serve as senior vice president for development.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 09:12 AM EST
Thanks to the recently launched BoatUS Angler “Weigh-to-Win” program, several Bassmaster Classic competitors will have the chance to get a little richer beyond the fruitful $500,000 first-place prize. The highest finishing eligible “Weigh-to-Win” Bassmaster Classic competitor will haul home $1,500 cash from New Orleans, and regular season Elite Series events will pay $500.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 09:10 AM EST
Five new members have joined the Board of Trustees of Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) in Englewood, NJ. They are: Michael DeCotiis, Esq., Managing Partner at DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole in Teaneck; Matt Ross, Chief Executive Officer of Turning Point Media, an investment and consulting firm in Cresskill; Koryn Schermer-Engle, Chief Executive of RITTA, a marketing agency in Englewood;
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 09:07 AM EST
Residents Enjoy Cards and Camaraderie at Weekly Game
In the traditionally male-dominated game of poker, women continue to show that it’s not only a man’s game. In fact, seven senior women who live at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, have formed a group that plays every Monday morning.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 09:04 AM EST
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It’s a product that is sure to heat up the way people sit through cold weather outdoor activities. The Chaheati All-Season Heated Chair is similar to many of the lightweight, collapsible canvas chairs owned by millions nationwide – but what sets Chaheati apart is its cordless carbon fiber non-wire heating elements throughout the chair. The patent pending technology of the Chaheati offers four temperature settings ranging from 98° up to 145°F and rapidly heats up in less than 20 seconds. The Chaheati is ideal for use in a variety of settings, including: camping, tailgating, hunting, cool weather sporting events and practices, and more.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 09:01 AM EST
Bills Authorize Exchanging Wagering & Single Pari-Mutuel Pools
Legislation Assembly Democrats Connie Wagner, Craig J. Coughlin, John Burzichelli, Annette Quijano and John McKeon sponsored to boost New Jersey’s horse racing industry were signed into law on Monday.
The law authorize exchange wagering and single pari-mutuel pools
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 01 2011 @ 08:56 AM EST
Jeffrey Dunne, Kevin Welsh and Christopher Leonard of CB Richard Ellis' New York Institutional Group represented MRA Plaza Apartments I Urban Renewal, LLC, an entity controlled by Prudential Real Estate Investors, Roseland Property Company, Applied Development Company and Matrix Development Group, in the sale of The Highlands at Plaza Square in New Brunswick, New Jersey for $112.5 million. The team was also responsible for procuring the buyer, Highlands Urban Renewal, L.L.C., an entity controlled by Manulife Financial Corporation through its U.S. subsidiary John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.).