By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, April 07, 2010, 01:24 PM EDT
For more than 40 years, Linda Tillery’s soulful sounds have filled concert halls nationwide. On Sunday, May 2, 2010, she is coming to Bergen Community College. Tillery and her Cultural Heritage Choir will perform on May 2 at 3:00 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre located at 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and senior citizens.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, April 07, 2010, 01:21 PM EDT
Overview: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule revising regulations governing the Medicare Advantage (MA) program (Part C) and prescription drug benefit program (Part D). The final rule strengthen beneficiary protections; ensure that plan offerings to beneficiaries include meaningful differences; improve plan payment rules and processes; strengthen various program participation and exit requirements; improve data collection for oversight and quality assessment; implement a new Part D formulary policy; and clarify or add other important program requirements.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, April 07, 2010, 01:18 PM EDT
Medicare Advantage Capitation Rates for 2011 Remain at 2010 Levels
Seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug plans will see improved protections from discriminatory cost sharing and be able to better compare plans in 2011 under a final regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
By Paramus Post Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 09:58 PM EDT
~ HT Window Fashions Corp. Permanently Enjoined from Infringement ~
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., April 6, 2010 – Hunter Douglas, Inc., North America’s leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window coverings, announced today the Order for Permanent Injunction against HT Window Fashions Corp. for infringement of one of its Licensor’s patents. The order was made by the Federal District Court of Western Pennsylvania in the suit of Ren Judkins versus HT Window Fashions Corp. Hunter Douglas, Inc., a licensee of Mr. Judkins, an independent inventor, funded the litigation against HT Window Fashions. The infringing products of cellular fabric construction were manufactured in Taiwan by Teh Yor Co., Ltd.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 07:35 PM EDT
By Shawn Dell Joyce Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 03:35 PM EDT
It is very difficult to avoid eating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our country, because they are so pervasive in the food system and unlabeled in the grocery stores. Part of the reason for this is biotech giants fought to keep GMO foods unlabeled.
Some 200 million acres of the world's farms grew biotech crops last year, with over 90 percent of the genetically engineered (GE) seeds coming from U.S.-based Monsanto.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 01:31 PM EDT
Area Seniors Invited to Learn About Independent Living and How to Sell Their Homes
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, will host two informative “Lunch and Learn” programs for area seniors interested in learning more about Heritage Pointe, as well as tips for selling their current home. The events will take place on Thursday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 27 from noon to 2 p.m.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 05:57 AM EDT
-- Affordable Homes, Spectacular Amenities and Low-Maintenance Living Allow Buyers the Flexibility to Own Multiple Homes --
Many active adults are looking for a way to save on their home expenses in order to put those finances toward something they have always dreamed of -- a second residence or vacation home. For buyers looking to find a home that offers a luxurious lifestyle, Sterling Pointe, the community of designer homes for active adults in Franklin Township, N.J., offers the unique opportunity to own a high-end residence, while still maintaining the ability to purchase a second home.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, April 05, 2010, 03:31 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, April 05, 2010, 02:38 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner on Monday announced she plans to introduce legislation that would provide relief to taxpayers who contributed money toward the pensions of officials who ended up being convicted of corruption.
“New Jersey communities that contributed hard-earned money to the pensions of corrupt officials deserve a break,” said Wagner (D-Bergen). “Taxpayers expect honorable service, and they shouldn’t be financially penalized when they get otherwise.”