By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 06:10 PM EDT
Social media provides new channels to marketers but staying current on developments takes some legwork, a new survey by The Creative Group confirms. Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of advertising and marketing executives interviewed said it’s at least somewhat challenging to keep up with social media trends. According to 23 percent of respondents, the best resource for staying up to speed on this topic is conferences or seminars. Attending networking events or industry association meetings was the second most common response, cited by 18 percent of those polled.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 06:04 PM EDT
Assemblyman Ralph R. Caputo and Assemblywoman Connie Wagner on Thursday said ideas such as bidding the operations of the Meadowlands Racetrack, Izod Center and Xanadu and asking the public to approve the governor’s plan for taking over parts of Atlantic City are among concepts that should be considered by the Democratic gaming summit.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 05:56 PM EDT
The Paramus Board of Health, in cooperation with Medical Laboratory Diagnostics, will conduct its annual Blood Chemistry Screening on Saturday, September 25, 2010. “The purpose of the program” according to John Hopper, Borough Health Officer, “is to identify individuals at risk for coronary heart disease and diabetes, and to prevent the associated premature death and disability associated with these diseases.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 05:52 PM EDT
The Paramus Board of Health, in conjunction with the Diabetes Foundation, is sponsoring a public education meeting entitled “Urological Problems and the Diabetic” on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Life Safety Building on Carlough Drive. Our guest speaker will be Andrew Siegel, MD., Honorary Medical Staff Retired, Department of Internal Medicine, Chief Emeritus, Diabetes Section at Hackensack University Medical Center.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 05:50 PM EDT
Nichelle Weems and Chikara Iwuagwu
Nichelle Weems of Beacon, NY, and Chikara Iwuagwu of Englewood, NJ, both seniors in the Joint Bachelor of Science Ramapo-Englewood Hospital Nursing Program, have been chosen as this year’s scholarship recipients by the Friends of W.F. Willoughby of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.
The students will be feted at the 57th Annual Garden Party of the Friends on Sunday, September 26 at 4PM at the Medical Center.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 05:48 PM EDT
Hundreds of construction workers and principals of owner/dev-eloper Related Companies and construction manager Tishman Construction Corporation today celebrated the topping out of 440 West 42nd Street, as the final bucket of concrete was lifted to the roof, where it became part of the building’s structure. The project is a new, $800-million, 60-story mixed-use complex designed by Arquitectonica and Ismael Leyva Architects. It will contain more than 800 units of rental and for-sale residences, including 163 affordable units, and Manhattan’s first Yotel hotel. It will also house the Signature Center, an off-Broadway theater complex designed by Frank Gehry.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 05:11 PM EDT
Lucy Danny, a teacher at Paramus High School, recently returned from South Korea, where she participated in a fellowship for American educators sponsored by The Korea Society in New York City. Ms. Danny was selected from a nationwide pool of applicants for the prestigious fellowship, which includes a series of seminars and workshops at Korea University, as well as visits to South Korea’s most important cultural and historical sites.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 05:01 PM EDT
Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today the addition of Alex Previdi as vice president to its Teaneck, New Jersey office. In this role, Previdi, who specializes in industrial sales, leasing and marketing with a concentration on the Northern New Jersey market, will be responsible for the acquisition and disposition of properties for corporate, institutional, and private companies on a local and national basis.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 04:58 PM EDT
- Legal services firm takes prime property four blocks from Bergen County Court House -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion of a 10-year, 12,000-square-foot office lease agreement at 190 Moore St. in Hackensack, N.J. NAI Hanson senior vice president Joshua Levering, SIOR, represented the tenant Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) while the landlord represented itself.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 04:50 PM EDT
Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant, will open its second New Jersey location on Wednesday, August 18, 2010. The restaurant will open in “The Shops at Riverside” in Hackensack and continue Smashburger’s mission to become the Garden State’s favorite place for burgers (Montclair is home to the first New Jersey Smashburger). New Jerseyans can look forward to 25-30 more Smashburgers opening over the next few years.