By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 29, 2010, 04:23 PM EDT
By Connie Schultz Thursday, July 29, 2010, 07:16 AM EDT
Last Sunday night, NBC viewers across the country got a glimpse into the despair that is choking the life out of Ohio's Appalachia.
The "Dateline" special, reported over nine months by Ann Curry and titled "America Now: Friends and Neighbors," was a heartbreaking hour of television for Ohioans. It was like opening your personal diary to the saddest parts and letting the whole world read:
By Michelle Malkin Thursday, July 29, 2010, 07:07 AM EDT
You know when a politician starts a sentence with "frankly," he's about to lie to your face. The same principle applies to campaign finance legislation dubbed the "DISCLOSE Act." The voter's instinctive reaction should be: What are they trying to hide now? Drafted out of public view with left-wing lobbyists and rammed through Congress after bypassing committee hearings, this bum bill would have been better named the CLOSEDDOOR Act.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 03:36 PM EDT
Sheryl Heffernan, RN (center)
Monthly Health & Wellness Lecture Provides Valuable Insights from Personal Viewpoint
Sheryl Heffernan, RN (center) recently addressed residents and guests of Heritage Pointe of Teaneck with a seminar on disability awareness. She shared personal and professional insights into the use of language around someone with disabilities, including her own experiences as someone with mobility challenges, and discussed how to reframe one’s perceptions of a person beyond the disability.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 03:35 PM EDT
Planned Companies, a leader in the janitorial/maintenance, concierge/doorman and security services industry since 1898, is continuing to expand its business development team through the recent additions of regional directors of sales John Curtin, Jared Gavzy, Megan Rogerson and Angie Lavery.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 03:32 PM EDT
Buyers Respond to Value and Quality
American Properties Realty, a New Jersey-based full service real estate company, and LG Van Houten LLC have announced that their newest condominium community, Van Houten Manor in Passaic, N.J., is 55 percent sold. Van Houten Manor features two- and four-bedroom floor plans with up to 1,574 square feet of living space and two baths in each condominium home. Homes include a master bath with Jacuzzi tub, granite countertops in kitchens and baths and cherry cabinets, as well as a secured entry and enclosed parking.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 03:26 PM EDT
Series Airs 10 a.m. Sundays on Fox Sports Net; Presented by BoatUS Angler
A new 13-week television show series aims to show an up close view of the devastating impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Gulf of Mexico boating and fishing communities.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 03:24 PM EDT
Rush of Buyer Activity Brings Active-Adult Community to 30 Percent Sold
The Pinnacle Companies, the region’s premier developer of luxury homes, has started its sales relationship with Winthrop Court off on an exceptionally high note, selling 30 percent of its residences within the first two weeks of sales alone.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 03:19 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) today questioned the motives of all nine women in the Assembly Republican caucus who failed to support critical funding for women’s health in this year’s budget. The legislation (S2139/A-3019), which was vetoed by Governor Christie on Friday, failed to receive a veto-proof majority in the Assembly, in part, because all nine women of the Republican caucus either voted “no” or abstained from taking a stance on the legislation.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 03:16 PM EDT
Steady lease renewals and a dramatic improvement in sales activity breathe new life into the New Jersey industrial market during the second quarter of 2010 despite a slight increase in availability, signaling a continuing gradual path out of this unprecedented economic downturn, finds CB Richard Ellis' Second Quarter 2010 New Jersey Industrial MarketView report. The report concludes that the New Jersey industrial market continues its way to a slow recovery, with a favorable construction pipeline ahead destined to ease the burden on the market's stubborn availability rates.