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.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:13 AM EST
On Saturday, January 22, Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus of the Township of Washington will host the first round of its Annual Basketball Free Throw Championship. It will take place at Brookside Elementary School in Westwood, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The contest is open to local boys and girls between the ages of 10 to 14. Entry forms are available at the Council, 79 Pascack Road, or by calling Fran Sullivan, event chairman, at 201-664-7897. Entry forms can also be completed on the day of the contest at Brookside School.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:00 AM EST
Columbia University has named Steve Elias MD, FACS, FACPh as the Director of the Columbia Vein Centers where he will direct and develop the Vein Program at the University and other associated Columbia sites and hospitals throughout the New York and New Jersey area.
Dr. Elias will continue as Director of the Center for Vein Disease of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center – a position he has held for 10 years – in addition to his appointment at The Columbia Vein Centers.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:50 AM EST
The GSHC and Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, NJ continue to welcome in the New Year by co-sponsoring a fantastic educational and fun “January Jazz and Blues Blast” Jan.27 at 8:00 p.m. Learn about different harmonica styles featuring these outstanding harmonica jazz and blues players: the great Rob Paparozzi, superb lead singer and jazz/blues harmonicist of Blood,Sweat and Tears;
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:43 AM EST
By Jane M. Orient, M.D., http://www.aapsonline.org/
Tucsonans are grieved by the loss of family, friends, and neighbors, and shaken by the reminder of mortality. Standing in line to greet their congresswoman, or just going to the grocery store, they could be killed by a malcontent. They are not immune from the violence that is rampant in the world, bringing sudden death from bombs, incendiary devices, missiles, gunfire, or other means.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:40 AM EST
Health Care Decisions and More” Seminar
Program to Highlight Importance of Establishing Medical Care Instructions
The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living will host an educational seminar entitled “Ethics and Advance Directive: Health Care Decisions and More,” on Tues., Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. in The Atrium Cinema. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will highlight the importance of advance health care directives and offer tips for preparing this document. Continuing Education credits are available for this seminar. Etta Nappi of Livingston, N.J.-based Vitas will lead the presentation, which will include a question-and-answer session. A light dinner will be served.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:38 AM EST
In Just Six Months, Pinnacle Sells 64 Percent of Active-Adult Community's Homes
During the first quarter of 2010, The Pinnacle Companies partnered with KABR Real Estate to purchase the nonperforming construction loan for 39 unsold residences at Winthrop Court, a luxury condominium community for active adults in Clifton, N.J. Since that time, Pinnacle, the region's premier developer of luxury homes, has established Winthrop Court as one of the fastest-selling communities in New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:35 AM EST
Princeton HealthCare System to Benefit from Jan. 27 All-Mozart Program
Musician, philanthropist and humanitarian William H. Scheide will celebrate his 97th birthday next month by sponsoring “Sound Medicine,” an All-Mozart Concert to Benefit Princeton Healthcare System’s Design for Healing Campaign. The concert, performed by the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:31 AM EST
Are you an armchair inventor with a better way to keep boaters, sailors and anglers afloat? The “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” is calling for out-of-the-box life jacket design entries. However, you only have until the February 1 to submit your idea.
The BoatUS Foundation, along with Underwriters Laboratories and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association, have teamed up to seek out the newest technologies and design innovations that could rethink a 100-year-old design.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:06 AM EST
By Brent Regan, http://voxverus.com/
Another crisis is coming to a politician near you and this one is also likely not to go to waste by the Obama Administration.
The increase in the number of Baby Boomers hitting retirement during a sour economy, coupled with bankrupt states from overly generous pension funds and ominous deficits have made Big Retirement ripe for politicking by Obama.