By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 09 2010 @ 04:27 PM EDT
For most teenagers, their 18th birthday is an exciting milestone. They will be graduating from high school, enjoying summer trips to the shore with their friends and counting the days until they go to college. But for adolescents in foster care, this time in their lives is often filled with anxiety. Once they reach their 18th birthday, they face the prospect of “aging out” of foster care and moving onto independent living with little or no family help and few support services available.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 06:14 PM EDT
Residents at The Atrium, the supportive independent living senior residence at The Allendale Community for Mature Living, donned colorful leis and grass skirts to mark the beginning of summer at a recent Hula Bingo Party. The festivities included authentic fare such as piña coladas, pineapple sunrises and pineapple upside down cake, and attendees received prizes for best costume. Resident Lucille Lia, center, did the Hula dance to win a prize.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 06:13 PM EDT
Jeffrey Dunne, Kevin Welsh and Christopher Leonard of CB Richard Ellis' New York Institutional Group teamed with Bill Moylan of the CBRE Boston office to represent the seller in the $23 million sale of the leasehold interest in 100 Route 206 North in Peapack, New Jersey. The seller was Hamilton Associates Limited Partnership and the purchaser was Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC, an entity controlled by Pfizer, Inc.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 06:10 PM EDT
July 16: Heritage Pointe Of Teaneck Invites Public To Free Seminar On Disability AwarenessSheryl Heffernan, RN Continues Health & Wellness Series with Discussion on “People-First Language”
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, will host the second seminar in a series of free monthly presentations by Sheryl Heffernan, RN, on Friday, July 16 at 11:30 a.m. The seminar, which is open to the public, is entitled “People-First Language and Disability Awareness.” Reservations are requested and can be made by calling Heritage Pointe at (201) 836-9260.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 06:02 PM EDT
Thursday August 19, 2010- 8:00 PM
$89, $59, $49, $29
Dennis Miller is an American entertainer, stand-up comedian, political and social commentator and television personality. Miller, an Emmy award-winning comedian and actor, didn't get his start in comedy until after his graduation from Pittsburgh's Point Park College. It was in 1984, while doing standup at a Los Angeles comedy club, that he was discovered by Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 05:59 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
Notes NJ’s Overreliance on Property Taxes Remains a Problem
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner on Wednesday released the following statement on the plan to cap annual property taxes at 2 percent:
“This is a strong leap forward for New Jersey residents who for too long have carried the heavy burden of property taxes. Taxpayers throughout New Jersey now have reason to hope that this tax without a conscience will be controlled.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 05:52 PM EDT
Nature Buff Bill Rini Leads Weekly Walks and Talks Along Teaneck Creek Conservancy Trails
The Teaneck Trailblazers of Heritage Pointe, a walking club formed by residents of the full-service rental retirement community, recently kicked off with an event that brought walkers from the surrounding area to the Teaneck Creek Conservancy. The 46 acres of woodlands, which borders Heritage Pointe, have been the exercise destination for community residents who frequently take brisk daily walks. The group, now led by Heritage Pointe resident and trail guide Bill Rini, has expanded to include retirees from local towns. The Teaneck Trailblazers meet every Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. to hike the trails and socialize.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 05:50 PM EDT
Spring Bling-Think Pink Scores One for Englewood Hospital
Thanks to Joanne and Ronald Rollieson of Englewood Cliffs and a bevy of supporters including more than 150 guests, volunteers and area businesses, $5,000 was raised at the fourth annual Spring Bling-Think Pink for The Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytodiagnosis Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 05:46 PM EDT
The Retreat at Carmel
With 10 Homes Already Sold in Coveted First Building, Community's Best Views Are Being Snatched Up Quickly
When PulteGroup announced that it would begin building condominiums at The Retreat at Carmel, its popular active adult community in Putnam County, N.Y., the excitement was great among 55-and-better prospective buyers.That excitement has translated into high sales velocity, as 10 condominiums have already been sold in the community's first building, which boasts The Retreat's finest views of the area's beautiful mountain surroundings. On July 1, The Retreat's first condominium building came to life, as residents began moving into their incredible new residences.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 07 2010 @ 03:55 PM EDT
Summit will Convene Hispanic Thought Leaders and C-Suite Representatives to Discuss the Impact and Influence of
Hispanic-Americans’ Presence in the Nation’s Professional Landscape
The Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL), in concert with national Hispanic thought leaders representing some of the nation’s top Fortune 500 companies, will host its First Annual Leadership Summit on September 18, 2010 in Los Angeles. The Summit, themed “Embracing Innovation through Diversity,” is designed to explore the role of Hispanic professionals and diversity at large, as well as its impact and influence on propelling innovation in the workplace.