By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, August 25 2010 @ 05:58 PM EDT
With the fall boat show buying season just around the corner, those looking to get into boating or trading up will be thinking about how much they can afford. However, an important part of the boat buying budget are taxes, and to help those folks understand what taxes apply, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) developed a new online State Boating Tax and Registration Guide.
By Donna Perkosky Wednesday, August 25 2010 @ 12:14 PM EDT
Beginning Wednesday, September 15, The Friends of the Paramus Public Library are
accepting donations for their Fall Book Sale. Donations of
hardcovers, paperbacks, bestsellers, children's books, movies, music &
audio books will be accepted from September 15 through September 22 at the Main
Library, 116 E. Century Rd. in Paramus. Donations cannot be taken
earlier due to space limitations. Patrons are asked not to leave book
donations outside the library at anytime, especially when the library
is closed. All items must be in good condition. No previously wet or
moldy books. Condensed books, textbooks or magazines cannot be
accepted. The Fall Book Sale will be held September 24,25 & 26. For more
information, please call 201/599-1300.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, August 25 2010 @ 10:33 AM EDT
On Sept. 16, Robert Schucker of R&S Landscaping Will Provide Common Sense Techniques For Conserving Water in the Lawn and Garden
On Thursday, Sept. 16, New York and New Jersey residents are invited to learn how to conserve precious water resources and save money when landscaping. Sponsored by Bergen Save The Watershed Action Network (SWAN), "Watershed-Friendly Landcare Workshop II" will feature an evening of interesting presentations about current practices in ecological land care.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, August 25 2010 @ 10:13 AM EDT
Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan, president of Bergen Community College, has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of NJCCC Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development.
Dr. Ryan has served as president of Bergen since July 2007 and played a vital role in securing opportunities for businesses to provide employees with training in math, computer applications, writing and verbal communications, and English as a second language through the Basic Skills Workforce Training Program organized by NJCCC Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, and the New Jersey Department of Labor.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, August 25 2010 @ 10:11 AM EDT
Capt. Jake Van Reenen Takes the Helm
TowBoatUS Rochester, NY, the on-the-water towing company that helps boaters and anglers get safely home when breakdowns occur, is under new ownership. Capt. Jake Van Reenen is now at the helm. Local boaters may recognize the name: Van Reenen’s family owns the Rochester-based Van Reenen Tool & Die, where Jake still works on a part-time basis.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, August 25 2010 @ 10:08 AM EDT
Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, one of Northern New Jersey's oldest and most respected real estate owners and developers, has announced the successful completion of an approximately 4,800-square-foot lease renewal with Nymox Corporation at Heights Plaza, its 200,000-square-foot office building in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.
By Michelle Zakko Tuesday, August 24 2010 @ 01:56 PM EDT
By Post Monday, August 23 2010 @ 07:55 PM EDT
Firefighters cook for charity
by Richard James Lasiw
PARAMUS - The first annual "FDNJ Food Faceoff" hit the pavement of Fairway Market on Wednesday, bringing together volunteers from the River Edge, Park Ridge, and Elmwood Park Fire Departments to compete in a no-holds barred charity cookout brawl.
Park Ridge Volunteer Fireman Mark "Cooky" Eisen took first place overall with his award winning burgers, while the River Edge Volunteers took a close second place with their chicken and ribs.
Park Ridge Fire Department designated their winning proceeds to a charity dedicated to helping children who suffer from strokes.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 23 2010 @ 05:31 PM EDT
Attention all wine enthusiasts and epicures! Children’s Aid and Family Services’ annual Wine and Food Tasting Evening is Friday, November 12, 2010 at The Women’s Club of Ridgewood, 215 W. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. Presented by TD Bank, food is being provided by Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Chevy’s Fresh Mex, Panera Bread, The Shannon Rose and wines by Carlo Russo’s Wine and Spirit World of Ho-Ho-Kus. The agency is seeking additional sponsors for this popular event. There will also be a silent auction.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 20 2010 @ 03:30 PM EDT
Lee Meyer Meets, Greets and Acclimates New and Prospective Residents at Full-Service Retirement Community
When Lee Meyer moved to Heritage Pointe of Teaneck from Florida in January, she could not have imagined her new home would yield a new passion. The resident of the elegant full-service retirement community is now the first non-staff member that new residents often meet upon moving in, a commitment she has taken on with joy.