By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:10 PM EDT
Assemblyman Ralph Caputo
Assemblyman Ralph Caputo on Thursday announced his support for legislation that would enable New Jersey residents to place wagers on Atlantic City casino games via the Internet. Caputo said the bill - S-490 sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) and A-2570 sponsored by Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester/Cumberland/Salem) – needs to be part of any plan to reform New Jersey’s gaming industry, along with bringing video lottery terminals to the Meadowlands Racetrack.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:07 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 evening also includes a silent auction featuring vacation packages, a baseball autographed by NY Yankee great Whitey Ford, Kate Spade handbags, a golf-themed wine basket and gift certificates for personal training sessions
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:05 PM EDT
A strong moral compass can give high-potential managers a leg up the career ladder, a new Robert Half Management Resources survey suggests. One-third (33 percent) of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed said that, other than technical or functional expertise, integrity is what they look for most when grooming future leaders. Interpersonal and communication skills also ranked high, cited by 28 percent of respondents.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:03 PM EDT
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, in partnership with ZERO -- The Project to End Prostate Cancer, offered free, confidential prostate cancer screenings recently to over 150 men from the community. The exams took place aboard a mobile prostate cancer testing vehicle.
Prostate cancer strikes one in six Americans and is responsible for more deaths among men than any other cancer except skin cancer. Experts advise that early detection is the best protection against prostate cancer.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 05:00 PM EDT
Schools For Preparing Future Boatbuilders, Repairers, Marine Technicians
For anyone who has thought about a career in the marine trades — as a boatbuilder, designer or marine technician — there’s a world of top-notch one- and two-year technical programs available. To help examine the possibilities of a career working in and around recreational boats, BoatUS has added a new list of marine trade schools, community colleges and accredited certification programs to the Guide to Marine Education Programs at www.BoatUS.com/colleges
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 09:48 AM EDT
Hit the Hottest Venue in Town for Free Live Music and Cool Cocktails
Symmetry LIVE, a free bi-monthly concert series offered in the comfort of the Living Room lounge at W Hoboken, has quickly become a favorite for music fans looking to enjoy some tunes in the swankiest spot in town. Offering the tri-state area’s favorite bands, W Hoboken has officially joined the famous line-up of top notch music venues Hoboken is known for.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 01 2010 @ 08:00 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 30 2010 @ 09:56 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 02:12 PM EDT
Public Debates Feature Congressional, County Executive, Sheriff and Freeholder Candidates
Bergen Community College and the League of Women Voters of Bergen County will host five public candidate forum debates featuring the individuals seeking terms in the House of Representatives and as Bergen County Executive, Sheriff and Freeholders. All debates will take place in the Moses Family Meeting and Training Center, Technology Education Center room 128, at the College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. League of Women Voters representatives will moderate the forums, which are free and open to the public.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 02:07 PM EDT
Thursday, September 30, 5 p.m., Moses Family Meeting & Training Center (TEC 128)
The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) invites public comment on Bergen Community College’s nursing program, Thursday, September 30, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. in the Moses Family Meeting & Training Center, Technology Education Center room 128 at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. For more information please call Joan Murko, director of the nursing program at (201) 447-7181.