By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 05:44 PM EST
Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who was a co-sponsor of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act (S. 2847), which was signed into law by President Obama this week, released the following statement:
Loud and disruptive television ads have been a regular concern conveyed to me by my constituents since I came to the U.S. House of Representatives. These complaints are in addition to the consistent grievances filed by consumers to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the past fifty years
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 03:16 PM EST
Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson join forces, plan ‘Jersey Road Trip’
If you want to trade in your car, boat, motorcycle or RV in return for the satisfaction of making a donation to the work of Habitat for Humanity International, four Habitat affiliates in Northern New Jersey have a special deal for you. Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson have been awarded a matching donation grant of up to $100,000 from Habitat’s Cars for Homes program. This means that the cash value of vehicles donated to these affiliates between Nov. 1, 2010, and June 30, 2011, will be matched with donations from Habitat for Humanity International.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 03:04 PM EST
New Luxury Development in Downtown Princeton Urges Buyers To Choose Prime Units Now
The Residences at Palmer Square, the new luxury development situated in the heart of downtown Princeton, N.J., announced today that it has welcomed its first residents to the stunning townhome and condominium community.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:50 PM EST
“Be careful where you click” is the warning PC Tools issued throughout 2010 to drive consumers’ online safety and protection. This message is more important than ever following Google’s recent study of the year’s top searches in their “Zeitgeist 2010: How the world searched” report.
PC Tools has identified the 7 most memorable cybercrime incidents associated with them, as we look back on how these top searched terms made cyber security headlines. Listed below are the highlights from PC Tools of this year’s most astonishing cybercrime activities; ranging from small-scale pranks to security breaches of global impact:
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:47 PM EST
Faulty heating systems, power blackouts and the use of cheaper but dangerous heating methods during difficult economic times make fall and winter the prime time for deaths caused by carbon monoxide, often called the “invisible killer.”
Accidental carbon monoxide exposure accounts for an estimated 15,000 emergency department visits and 500 unintentional deaths in the United States each year.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:40 PM EST
With the signing of almost 46,000 square feet of new office leases, Colliers International has brought 7 Graphics Drive in Ewing, N.J., to 100 percent occupancy. Wholesale banking firm Cenlar FSB leased 41,000 square feet, while environmental engineering firm Geosyntrec Consultants Inc. leased the remaining 5,472 square feet.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:14 PM EST
Money Management International offer frugal tips during the holiday shopping season
This year the average holiday shopper plans to spend $688 on holiday-related expenses, with $518 for gifts alone, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2010 Holiday Consumer Intentions and Action Survey. Whether your budget for the holidays is higher, lower, or right in line with the national averages, you should always try to stay within the limit you set for yourself. If you find you’ve maxed out this year’s gift budget, yet still have people left to check off your gift list, the art of no-expense gifting may be your best option.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:01 PM EST
For Elisabete Miranda, the president of Translation Plus Inc., the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Bergen Community College provided an invaluable source of expertise for growing her business. Ms. Miranda, a graduate of Bergen Community College in Paramus, accepted an NJSBDC 2010 Success Award today at the organization’s Small Business Growth Success Awards luncheon at the Forsgate County Club in Monroe Township. The award follows recent recognition from the national accounting firm of Ernst & Young, which named her one of its 2010 Entrepreneurial Winning Women. She was one of 13 small business owners and small businesses honored by the 11 NJSBDCs throughout the state.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:00 PM EST
The Paramus Board of Health, in conjunction with the Diabetes Foundation, is sponsoring a public education meeting entitled “The Emotional Side of Diabetes” on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Life Safety Building on Carlough Drive. Our guest speaker is Dr. Melissa Scollan-Koliopoulis, EdD, APRN-BC, CDE, BC-ADM and the moderator will be Janet Longo, RN, RD, CDE of the Hackensack University Medical Center.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 01:56 PM EST
Coutinho, Quigley, Wagner, Watson Coleman Measure Would Streamline Approval Process for Smart Growth Developments
The Assembly Budget Committee on Tuesday approved a measure sponsored by Assembly members Albert Coutinho, Joan Quigley, Connie Wagner, and Bonnie Watson Coleman to streamline the development approval process to encourage Smart Growth and remove many of the burdens that often prevent developers from investing in New Jersey.