By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 04:19 PM EDT
New Books Debut from Joan Nathan, Gil Marks, Susie Fishbein and Paula Shoyer
New for 2010! CANADA Group Exhibit
Kosherfest New Products Competition
Oct 13, 2010 - JCC, Manhattan
This highly anticipated event in the kosher food and beverage industry will once again showcase the best of the best new certified-kosher products in 17 categories. Hundreds of products have been entered, and the winners will be announced in each category along with a ‘best in show’. This year’s judging will take place October 13th, 11:30am - 2:00pm in the Reception Room at the JCC in Manhattan. Participating judges include:
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 04:17 PM EDT
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR), a non-profit organization that identifies, honors and financially supports aged and needy non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust, announced that Deborah Wax of Short Hills, NJ has been named a program associate in its development department.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 03:55 PM EDT
Five-Story Building Supports College’s Growth, Serves as Hub for Economic Development
Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands has found a permanent home in Lyndhurst – part of the 30.4-square-mile region known as the Meadowlands with more than 500,000 Bergen County residents, 80,000 jobs, the sports complex, links to major transportation and hundreds of hospitality and shopping destinations.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 02:54 PM EDT
The Giants Foundation recently awarded $10,000 to Children’s Aid and Family Services. This grant will be used for tutoring, SAT preparation and academic enrichment activities for foster children, many of whom have a history of six to 10 different school placements by the time they enter the agency’s care. As a result, the vast majority of them are performing more than two years below grade level and in critical need of individual educational support.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 02:50 PM EDT
BoatUS Foundation Online Boating Safety Course Approved by OR State Marine Board
The state of Oregon requires boaters operating a motorized watercraft having greater than 10 horsepower to carry a Boater Safety Card issued by the Oregon State Marine Board. The catch is, to get the card a boater must complete an approved boating safety course but those courses aren’t always available in every town and can be expensive.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 11:43 AM EDT
Members of the Paramus Fire Department visited Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center for Fire Prevention Week. They taught the children about the importance of smoke detectors in helping to prevent fires. They also had several of the children participate in the stop, drop and roll fire safety technique.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 11:23 AM EDT
Known as a “brain bleed,” an aneurysm can be a deadly condition. While open brain surgery was previously the only solution to stop the bleeding, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) is home to one of only 100 surgeons in the country taking a minimally invasive approach to treating this condition.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 08 2010 @ 11:21 AM EDT
Starlight Children’s Foundation “Send a Smile, Send a Bear” Program Distributes Bears to Seriously Ill Children at Local Hospitals
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) welcomed the arrival of 50 sweet little teddy bears, courtesy of the Starlight Children’s Foundation NY*NJ*CT. The donation is part of the Foundation’s “Send a Smile, Send a Bear” Program which distributes these lovable toys to seriously ill children. The Child Life Department at Englewood Hospital will distribute the teddy bears to children in the pediatric unit.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Friday, October 08 2010 @ 09:45 AM EDT
"Circle 10/10/10 on your calendar. That's the date. The place is wherever you live. And the point is to do something that will help deal with global warming in your city or community," so notes climate activist and author Bill McKibben.
McKibben founded 350.org to draw attention to climate activism around the world. The name comes from 350 parts per million, which is the "safe" level of carbon emissions in the atmosphere according to NASA scientist James Hansen.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, October 07 2010 @ 08:19 PM EDT
SAVE PARAMUS WETLANDS :
CRITCAL UPDATE: NEXT WEEK’S BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING (10/14- 730pm) COULD PROVE TO BE THE LAST BEFORE THE BOARD TAKES A VOTE ON THIS APPLICATION. PLEASE SHOW UP IN FORCE AS IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT THE PROPERTY OWNER / DEVELOPER MAY COMPLETE TESTIMONY RELATED TO THEIR “ENCHANTMENT” APPLICATION. IF THIS PROVES TO BE THE CASE, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WILL NOT ONLY BE ABLE TO LISTEN AND ASK QUESTIONS BUT WILL BE ABLE TO SPEAK PRIOR TO THE VOTE. PLEASE ATTEND AND VOCIE YOUR OPPOSITION TO THIS OVERSIZED, HIGH-DENSITY PROPOSAL. WE MUST SAY “NO” TO ENCHANTMENT AT PARAMUS !!