By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 24 2011 @ 03:46 PM EST
As the world’s largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) supports and partners with associations that directly impact attendees and the industries in which they serve. Most recently, LFI partnered with Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA), an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 24 2011 @ 03:43 PM EST
Sponsor of 2010 Menu Law Calls on Health Dept to Begin Enforcement
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner today called on the state Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to begin enforcing the new law that requires chain restaurants in New Jersey to post the calorie information for food and beverage items sold in the interest of combating the growing nationwide obesity epidemic.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 24 2011 @ 03:40 PM EST
There seem to be so many personal challenges. Yet the Bergen Community College women’s basketball team forged a 12-2 record going into the holiday break and reached the No. 9 national ranking among NCAA Division III two-year colleges. The team improved its record since the break to 14-3 with wins over Camden County College and the Borough of Manhattan Community College but was no longer ranked in the Jan. 19 national Top 10 poll after losing to No. 5-ranked Brookdale Community College.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 24 2011 @ 03:38 PM EST
Legislation Assembly Democrats John J. Burzichelli, John F. McKeon and Connie Wagner are sponsoring to help New Jersey’s horse racing industry continue to create jobs and economic development was released Thursday by an Assembly panel. The bills – all released 5-0 - would expand simulcasting, reduce the required racing dates at the Meadowlands and Freehold tracks o create bigger events and allow the state to jointly run racetrack operations with a racetrack lessee during a transition period, as has been proposed at the Meadowlands.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 24 2011 @ 03:33 PM EST
Size, location and building image make One Runyons Lane an ideal HQ location
Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that Colavita USA, a leading importer and distributor of Italian foods, has purchased One Runyons Lane, a 179,680-square-foot industrial warehouse and office building in Edison, N.J, for its new headquarters.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 24 2011 @ 03:31 PM EST
A company long known for having some of the most
innovative car accessories on the market is launching a new line of
creative, automotive products that are driving up retail sales in stores
nationally. Bell Automotive has designed a unique line of “shaggy” seat
covers and steering wheel covers made of microfiber never before used on
seat covers or steering wheel covers.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 24 2011 @ 03:29 PM EST
Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ) voted against a bill to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which passed the House by a vote of 245-189. Congressman Rothman released the following statement: While I look forward to working with my Republican colleagues to improve our health care system, a wholesale repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Actis not the answer. I agree that the health insurance reform bill that passed last Congress was not perfect, but it was a great step in the right direction. Our nation cannot afford to go backwards on health insurance reform.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Monday, January 24 2011 @ 02:07 PM EST
Americans have become the true "corn people," more so than the Aztecs or the Incas. If you were to examine a typical American skeleton under an electron microscope, you would find corn isotopes throughout our bones. We have more corn isotopes than any other culture, past, present and perhaps future.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 08:37 PM EST
As the Season 4 winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” Josh Blue has defied stereotypes by living with cerebral palsy.
Josh Blue will visit Bergen Community College on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the College’s main campus in Paramus. Born in West Africa and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Mr. Blue became interested in comedy while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, January 22 2011 @ 08:27 PM EST
Distinguished E.N.T. Surgeon Also a Pioneer in Eldercare
Hector R. Giancarlo, M.D., F.A.C.S., founder and president of The Allendale Community for Mature Living, was recently named the John Kearney Rodgers Physician of the Year by the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City. The Englewood, N.J. resident was honored at the 2010 Thanks for Giving Ball, hosted by Emmy-award winning medical journalist Dr. Max Gomez.