By Mel Fabrikant Friday, December 10 2010 @ 10:58 AM EST
Jacobsen Landscape Design and Construction, of Midland Park, has joined ranks with Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops program, a new community-based program to provide free snow removal services for military families with a spouse or family member serving in the armed forces.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, December 10 2010 @ 10:55 AM EST
Next Door Philanthropists Stepping Up Too With Bolder Giving
A new era of philanthropy grew today as another 17 of the wealthiest U.S. families inspired the nation by joining the Giving Pledge and committing 50% of their assets to charity. NYU philanthropy professor Jason Franklin says the pledge is “an important step in an emerging cultural trend.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, December 10 2010 @ 10:51 AM EST
Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC
"Last Comic Standing" crowned its seventh winner for 2010- it’s Felipe Esparza that took home the title and a $250,000 prize. See Felipe Esparza and the runner ups perform live Friday January 14, 2010 at bergenPAC Friday January 14th at 8pm. Esparza beat out Tommy Johnagin for the title in NBC's two-hour season finale. Roy Wood Jr. came in third place.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Thursday, December 09 2010 @ 09:21 AM EST
Many people just survived Black Friday and are loaded with new gadgets after waiting in line during the wee hours after Thanksgiving. Sadly, less than 1 percent of all those new gadgets bought and sold during the holiday season will be in use six months from now, according to Annie Leonard in "The Story of Stuff," a short film produced by Free Range Films and available free online at www.storyofstuff.com
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 09 2010 @ 08:24 AM EST
Gift of Life Child
West Brook Middle School’s React Club in Paramus celebrated the 4th birthday with their 14th Gift-of-Life child, Keithlin Lapuz on December 3, 2010. Keithlin arrived from the Philippines with her mother on October 9 and had her life-saving heart surgery, which repaired a hole in her heart and a faulty valve on November 2. Her blue fingers, toes, and lips are now a healthy pink. This was another miracle that was made possible through the “Gift-of-Life” program, which provides life-saving heart surgeries to extremely sick children from all over the world.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 08 2010 @ 07:55 PM EST
Support among New Jerseyans for new airport security measures introduced in November varies depending on how the question is asked, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. When initially asked about support for “any airport security measure” or whether some security measures “go too far violating personal privacy,” 50 percent support any security measure, while 41 percent say some measures go too far.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 08 2010 @ 07:51 PM EST
Interfaith Furnishings Receives a Heat Chamber Worth $3,500 that Will Help Ensure Furniture Donations to Those in Need are Bed Bug Free.
Local not-for-profit organization, Interfaith Furnishings, provides families in need with bed bug free furniture thanks to a donation worth $3,500 from Cooper Pest Solutions. The facility has been unable to provide their client’s with beds for several months due to the risk of spreading bed bugs.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 08 2010 @ 07:45 PM EST
Combined Operations Include 34 Communities Serving Buyers in Metro New York, New Jersey, Delaware Valley and Philadelphia Markets
PulteGroup Inc., one of the nation’s largest homebuilding companies, recently announced its new Northeast Corridor division serving the markets of Metro New York, New Jersey, Delaware Valley and Philadelphia. The operation, which had previously been organized as two separate divisions, comprise 34 communities serving first time, move up and active adult buyers. Paul Schneier will remain as Division President for the operation which will be based in Basking Ridge, N.J. with a satellite office in Trevose, Penn.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 08 2010 @ 07:40 PM EST
Provides Optimal Speed & Ergonomic Design for Consumer Product Creation - Lets You Quickly Capture Your Idea & Get it on the Screen
Alibre Inc. www.alibre.com, today announced the inclusion of the simple, yet powerful rapid concept creation and surfacing design tool, Moment of InspirationTM (MoI), in Alibre Design Expert. Created by Michael Gibson, the original designer of the Rhino modeling tool, MoI makes product and concept design easy, fast, and accessible to more designers.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 08 2010 @ 03:31 PM EST
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver, Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald and Assemblywomen Joan Voss, Mila M. Jasey and Connie Wagner to create a loan forgiveness program for students who pursue fields with labor shortages was advanced Wednesday by an Assembly committee.
The bill (A-3513), approved by a vote of 8-1-3, is part of the Democratic legislative “Back to Work NJ” effort to create jobs and spark economic development.