By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:52 PM EST
Hackensack University Medical Centeris one of only two hospitals in New Jersey to receive this prestigious national designation
The Leapfrog Group’s annual class of top hospitals and health systems – 43 from a field of almost 1200 – was announced today in Washington at Leapfrog’s 10th anniversary meeting. Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) is one of only two hospitals in New Jersey to receive this national designation.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:50 PM EST
Restaurateur of the Year and Gold Plate Award Winners Recognized
The New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) hosted its 30th anniversary celebration with a historic gathering of past NJRA legends as well as recognizing their annual Restaurateur of the Year and Gold Plate award winners this past Monday, November 29, 2010 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:46 PM EST
Event Will Serve as Opportunity to Collect Toys for Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey
The holiday season is ideal for spending time with family and friends. With that in mind, The Avenue at South Orange, the region's premier luxury rental community, is inviting its South Orange neighbors to join residents for a holiday celebration on Sunday, Dec. 12.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:40 PM EST
Musician John Lennon rose to fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles in the 1960s. A compilation of his greatest hits will be performed by Bergen Community College’s music students and professional musicians from the New Jersey and New York area. The concert is scheduled for Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the College’s main campus at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:38 PM EST
Discussion Topics include Bullying and Substance Issues among Fourth through Tenth Grade Students
Who: Bergen County school resource officers, juvenile officers, principals and guidance counselors
What: Bergen Community College is hosting the “Bergen County Conference on Youth” to discuss research and current trends of bullying, substance abuse, and the impact of social networking among students in fourth through tenth grade. The research was conducted by the College’s Center for Suburban Criminal Justice, comprised of criminal justice professionals, professors and other partners who explore and address the unique characteristics of crime in suburban communities.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 05:33 PM EST
Robert Half Professional Employment ReportReveals Increased Hiring in Some Fields, Greater Recruiting Challenges
Ten percent of executives interviewed for theRobert Half Professional Employment Report(http://www.roberthalf.us/per) said they plan to increase the number of full-time employees in professional occupations in the first quarter of 2011, while 5
percent anticipate declines. The resulting net5 percent increase in expected hiring activity is down one point from the fourth-quarter 2010 forecast.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 02:50 PM EST
A Local Non-Profit Organization in Morristown and Private Residents Throughout NJ Become Recipients of BedBug Central’s Nationwide Bed Bug Treatment Charity.
BedBug Central has selected Interfaith Furnishings of Morris County, NJ and several private residents throughout the state as the local-New Jersey recipients for their nationwide bed bug holiday treatment charity titled, “Taking the Bite Out of the Holidays.” BedBug Central has partnered with local pest control company, Cooper Pest Solutions, to donate free bed bug services to Interfaith Furnishings and the other recipients. The company will be providing their donations on Dec. 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 5 Emery Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869.
By Mira Matic Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 01:41 PM EST
Jamie Drummond has joined Newmark Knight Frank as a principal in its Rutherford, N.J, office. An accomplished landlord/agency and tenant representative, Drummond specializes in dispositions and acquisitions, strategic planning and long-term real estate solution development on behalf of his clients. He also brings to the firm valuable expertise in sales, marketing and new business development. Over the course of his career, Drummond has consummated more than 300 transactions valued at over $500 million.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 09:53 AM EST
State Fair Christmas Superstore Offers Energy-Saving Tips for Keeping the Holidays ‘Green’
Are you dreaming of a “green” Christmas? State Fair Christmas Superstore is offering consumers six suggestions of ways to keep their holidays eco-friendly, through reduced energy consumption, reusing wrapping materials, and more. “Christmas is a time to celebrate life, love, family and friends, bringing out the best in us each year. But as a consumer holiday, it has serious environmental impacts – increased energy consumption, extra garbage and millions of cut-down trees,” said Michele Tartaglione, Managing Director of State Fair Christmas Superstore. “There are several things families can do to keep the holidays green, to reduce their carbon footprint and learn eco-behaviors that can be used throughout the year.”
Here are State Fair’s Top Tips for keeping the holidays green:
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 08:13 AM EST
For the 55th consecutive year, the men and women of the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to track Santa! The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, went live today and features holiday games and activities that change daily. The website is available in seven languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Chinese. On Dec. 24, the website will stream videos, captured by NORAD “Santa Cams,” from cities along Santa’s journey.