By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:59 PM EST
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011 EVENTS
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 Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:52 PM EST
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.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:50 PM EST
By Everett M. Lo
Social Security Administration’s Regional Public Affairs Office in the New York Region
Need Medicare Part B? If you’re eligible, now is the time to sign up. The general enrollment period for Medicare Part B runs from January 1 through March 31. Before you make a decision about general enrollment, let us fill you in on some general information. Medicare is a medical insurance program for retired and disabled people. Some people are covered only by one type of Medicare; others opt to pay extra for more coverage. Understanding Medicare can save you money; here are the facts.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:33 PM EST
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized Bergen Community College for its commitment to community engagement. Bergen was one of just 12 community colleges nationwide to garner the classification. The Carnegie Foundation selected only 115 colleges and universities for the 2010 Community Engagement Classification. Bergen, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, and Richard Stockton College of New Jersey were the only colleges selected from the Garden State.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:31 PM EST
Mercury Aura Pro MBA Delivers up to 275MB/s data rates for up to 41X Faster Performance than Factory Hard Drive, over 3X Faster Performance than Factory SSD, and up to 20% Faster Speed than 2010 MacBook Air Factory SSD
Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today its new Mercury Aura™ Pro MBA Solid State Drive (SSD) line, the first high performance SandForce® processor based SSD available for all 2008-2009 Apple MacBook Air models.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:27 PM EST
Students are Participating in Internship Program through the Washington Center
Thanks to the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, eight Bergen Community College students are “Inside Washington” gaining valuable experience in learning the inner workings of the nation’s capital, while spreading their message of what it means to be a community college student in the United States.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:24 PM EST
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
(Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) released the following statement Wednesday on a recommendation by Gov. Chris Christie’s higher education task force that the state not cap tuition and fee increases at public colleges and universities: "No one can argue that New Jersey has done enough to support higher education, as evidenced by Gov. Christie’s 8 percent cut in higher education funding in his first budget.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:20 PM EST
After thousands of families witnessed history in Newark last week, Game-changing 4-pointer to make its mark in Madison Square Garden, IZOD Center, and Nassau Coliseum. The Harlem Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations to the game of basketball than any other team in history, have implemented the first-ever 4-point shot as part of all of its games on the team’s 2011 “4 Times the Fun” North American tour, the team’s 85th season of touring.
Full schedule of six NYC-area games:
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:15 PM EST
Save with Special Discounts for ArtRage for iPad During CES - Only $1.99 from Jan 6-9
Everyone Can Become Picasso!
Live Portrait Demo with Finger-Painting Artist at Showstoppers CES
Ambient Design www.artrage.com
, the leading award-winning creator of realistic art painting software for Mac & Windows, announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that the ArtRage Studio Pro professional artist software is now available in touch-screen computers,
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 07 2011 @ 03:11 PM EST
Children’s Aid and Family Services’ eighth annual gala is to be held on Thursday, April 7, 2011, from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ. Guests will enjoy a buffet, open bar, silent and live auctions and be treated to a performance by Caledon, the world-renowned Scottish tenors. Ridgewood residents Dr. Anne Armstrong-Coben and Doris Hansmann will be honored