By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, January 03, 2010, 12:35 PM EST
Interdistrict School Choice, Helping Biz Through Recession also on Tap
Legislation combating domestic violence, ensuring school administrators don’t attain bogus degrees, promoting job training and creation and economic development and requiring state workers be New Jersey residents top Monday's Assembly committee agendas. The Assembly Judiciary Committee will consider a five-bill package to combat domestic violence. The bills would:
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, January 03, 2010, 12:32 PM EST
Law Allows Diabetic Students to Self-Medicate in School; - Provides Training for Teachers, Aides and Bus Drivers
A new law sponsored by Assembly members Jack Conners, Joan M. Voss and Cleopatra G. Tucker to help diabetic students will take effect early in this new year. The law (A-267) creates individualized health care plans for students with diabetes and training in diabetes care for school employees.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, January 03, 2010, 12:28 PM EST
The Hudson Valley Chorale had to reschedule its season-opening concert from January 10-11 to February 20-21 due to scheduling conflicts. The new dates are:
• Saturday, February 20, 2010, 7:30 p.m. at Dominican Convent Chapel,
175 Route 340, Sparkill, NY
• Sunday, February 21, 2010, 3:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church,
155 Second Avenue, Westwood, NJ
By Paramus Post Saturday, January 02, 2010, 01:21 PM EST
Montvale Library Career Transitioning Seminars
Thursday, January 21st 7:00 PM; Thursday, January 28th 7:00 PM; Thursday, February 4th 7:00 PM
Paul Neill of The Neill Group, LLC, will be conducting a series of seminars on the following topics:
Job Research Skills for the 40+ Worker (Creating a Market for Your Skills and Abilities), Networking Skills (penetrating the 'hidden job market'), Your 2 Minute Pitch, Understanding Your Strengths, Developing Self Marketing Skills, and Building Interviewing Skills.
By Lawrence Kudlow Friday, January 01, 2010, 05:21 AM EST
What's a yield curve, and why is it so important?
Well, the curve itself measures Treasury interest rates, by maturity, from 91-day T-bills all the way out to 30-year bonds. It's the difference between the long rates and the short rates that tells a key story about the future of the economy.
By Dr. Rallie McAllister Thursday, December 31, 2009, 03:51 PM EST
Making New Year's resolutions offers a perfect opportunity to reflect on the past and plan for a better future. If you're determined to improve your health and happiness in the coming year, resolving to spend less time watching television is an excellent way to accomplish your goal.
Americans are watching more TV than ever. According to a Nielsen report published earlier this year, the average viewer spends around five hours a day parked in front of a television set.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 11:51 AM EST
Follow Safety Tips, Schedule Regular Check-ups to Keep Sight Clear
Between “recovering” from the holidays and making New Year’s resolutions, many Americans may not be aware that January is National Eye Care month. Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, is advising people of all ages to keep on top of their eye health by getting their eyes examined, as well as follow some simple tips to keep eyes strong.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 10:26 AM EST
The New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) recently held its annual Gold Plate & Restaurant of the Year Gala Awards Dinner at the Madison Hotel in Morristown, NJ. The NJRA 2009 Gold Plate & Restaurateur of the Year was awarded to Richard Dorchak of Cloverleaf Tavern & Restaurant in Caldwell.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 05:07 AM EST
Most of us are surveying the damages right now. All the packages are unwrapped and scattered under the tree; the credit cards are maxed out; we're exhausted. Now we have to decide where to put all the new stuff, especially those new gadgets for which we waited in line during the wee hours after Thanksgiving because we just had to have them.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 06:33 PM EST
Jacobsen Landscape and Design of Midland Park
recently opened its newest Garden and Landscape Gallery in the historic Barnstable Court District in Saddle River. A national award-winning landscape company with over 30 years’ experience in the green industry, Jacobsen brings an exceptional design and hardscape construction tapestry of patio and wall construction material ideas.