By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:31 PM EST
Cites Recent Conviction of Fort Lee Public Employee as Evidence of Need
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner on Friday said the recent conviction of a Fort Lee public works employee was further evidence of the need for her legislation that would provide relief to taxpayers who contributed money toward the pensions of officials who ended up being convicted of corruption. “New Jersey communities that contributed hard-earned money to the pensions of corrupt officials deserve a break,” said Wagner (D-Bergen). “Taxpayers expect honorable service, and they shouldn’t be financially penalized when they get otherwise.”
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:29 PM EST
Touchdowns for Families Campaign Boosts Healthy U Program at Garfield YMCA
Through 14 weeks of the 2010-11 football season, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, together with its participating Master Broker companies, raised $24,000 though the Touchdowns for Families campaign for New Jersey YMCA State Alliance and Healthy U. A check in this amount was presented by Al Bowles (left), Vice President for Commercial and Major Accounts, Horizon BCBSNJ, and Alan Zollo, Vice President of Hanson & Ryan Benefit Services Group, of Totowa, (middle) to Richard Gorab (right), President, NJ YMCA State Alliance. The proceeds of the campaign support the Garfield YMCA and the Healthy U initiative, which is the nation’s largest after school childhood obesity prevention and education program.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:27 PM EST
- Helios Capital exclusively advises New Jersey regional bank in loan-sale of a 60,562 SF, 3-story mixed-use, retail/office property in Hudson County -
Helios Capital, LLC, a New Jersey-based commercial loan-advisory firm specializing in small balance non-performing commercial loans in the secondary market under $25 million, announced today that it has recently been retained as the exclusive advisor to sell a non-performing commercial loan secured by a three story, 60,562-square-foot mixed-use retail/office building that is located in Jersey City, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:25 PM EST
-Norton Supply Co. leases industrial space in prime location-
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion of a new 12,000-square-foot industrial/office/flex lease agreement at 140 Grand Street in Carlstadt, N.J. NAI Hanson Vice Presidents Jeffrey DeMagistris and Thomas Vetter represented the lessee, Norton Supply Co., Inc. in this transaction, while Blake Chroman represented the landlord, AMB Institutional Fund 11LP.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:19 PM EST
Esperanza Spalding’s multi-lingual voice, instrumental talents as a bassist and composer have garnered her recognition as a Grammy nominee for Best New Artist in 2010 and appearances at The White House. Ms. Spalding will perform at Bergen Community College on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the College’s main campus in Paramus.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:14 PM EST
Advance Realty’s Significant Renovations Result in Three Major Lease Transactions, Totaling More Than 260,000 Square Feet
Advance Realty, a leading Northeast U.S. owner and developer of Class A office, mixed-use and multi-family properties, will mark the completion of its redevelopment of Advance@Southgate, a 320,000-square-foot, Class A office building located at 445 South Street in Morris Township, N.J., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:12 PM EST
The Discussion He Needs to Be Having is How to Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
In light of Governor Christie’s visit to the heart of her legislative district today, Assemblywoman Connie Wagner called on the Governor to refocus his priorities on what matters most to residents – job creation and economic stimulation.
“The Governor is touting his town hall meetings as a means to ‘meet with New Jersey families to listen and discuss the big things facing New Jersey: fiscal discipline, pension and benefits, and education reform.’ The Governor listed three priorities for his administration and should have added a fourth: job creation.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:41 AM EST
iGrill - World’s First Bluetooth Cooking Thermometer for iPhone, iPod touch & iPad Revolutionizes the Way We Cook - A Perfectly Cooked Steak, Every Time
Features New Colors, Skins & BBQ Options
announced today that iGrill, the world’s first wireless cooking thermometer for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad via a long-range Bluetooth® and App-enabled connection, won the 6th Annual 2011 Bluetooth SIG Best of CES Awards for Best New Product.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:34 AM EST
“Social media” isn’t just a trend taking the world by storm; it’s also the term advertising and marketing executives ranked as the most annoying industry buzzword in a survey by The Creative Group. Also high on the list: “synergy” and “ROI,” which rankled respondents in a similar survey conducted in 2006.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:15 AM EST
Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus is hosting a wine tasting extravaganza on Saturday, February 12, to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The event will start at 8:00 p.m. at the Council Hall, 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ. In addition to the fine selection of unique wines to sample, there will be an ongoing parade of hot and cold hors d’ouevres and fine cheeses. Wine connoisseurs and those who are looking to hone their appreciation and knowledge of varietal vintages are all welcome. Finally, for attendees looking for a change of pace, beer will be available throughout the evening. All this and only $60.00 per person! Tickets may be purchased Monday through Friday after 3:00 p.m. in the Members Room at the rear of the building. The deadline for ticket purchase is February 6.