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Tuesday, October 17 2017 @ 08:21 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Tuesday, October 17 2017 @ 08:21 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

A Woman’s Personal Safety Isn’t a Statistic By Alan Jacobson and Mark Safarik


A toddler awakens with a fever, so his mother drives to the store for a bottle of Children’s Motrin. It’s only 10pm and she lives in a well-regarded middle class neighborhood, so it’s not a big deal. Right?

According to the FBI Uniform Crime Report (UCR), violent crime in America has trended down 1.5% in the past five years. That’s good news, for sure. But what does it really mean for the average woman going about her daily life? There’s no argument that a reduction in violent crime is desirable. Fewer assaults, rapes, and murders is undeniably significant, but the UCR and other such metrics are statistics, trends, and percentages. For an individual going to work, the mall or a friend’s house, there is little direct correlation with such averages. For a woman, dangers and risks abound, and knowing that there’s been a 4.4% year-over-year reduction in violent crime the past two years does not amount to much when she’s at the wrong end of a sexual assault—or worse, murder. In short, criminals don’t read these reports. If a sexual predator sees a woman who interests him and he perceives that the risk for him is minimal because she is not taking steps to protect herself, she will be victimized.

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Rapide Transit: Aston Martin's Four-Door 'Coupe' Has Sports-Car Brawn and Family Function



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  Maybe you can't buy love, but you can buy beauty. And in automotive flesh, beauty runs about a quarter of a million dollars for the 2011 Aston Martin Rapide Luxe.  The 470-horsepower, V-12 Rapide has one of those designs that causes people to stop, stare and buy a lottery ticket. My wife took one look at it parked in the driveway and said she had the urge to take off her clothes and lie naked on the hood. That's another reason men buy these cars.

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NAI Hanson Markets 36,926 SF Land Site in Paterson, N.J.


- Site Offers Quick and Convenient Access to Routes 80 and 19 -  NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce that the firm is marketing a 36,926-square-foot tract of land at 164 Grand Street in Paterson, N.J. The plot of land is near the International High School and Stanley M. Levine Reservoir, not far from Downtown Paterson in Passaic County. It is available immediately.

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More Than ‘Friends’ The Creative Group Survey Shows Increasing Use Of Social Media For Business


Facebook may be where you catch up with pals, but a new survey by The Creative Group confirms it’s increasingly a place for business. Nearly half (46 percent) of advertising and marketing executives interviewed said they currently use Facebook for professional purposes. Fifty-six percent of respondents expect to take advantage of this social network for business in the next three years

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Summer Safety Tips for Boaters Looking for a Good Swim


“Boating and swimming often go hand-in-hand,” says BoatUS Director of Damage Avoidance Bob Adriance, “but adding alcohol to that mix can lead to some unintended outcomes.” Charged with combing through the BoatUS Marine Insurance Claims files to identify unsafe boating behaviors and help boaters avoid injury or accidents, Adriance knows what he’s talking about. “People know not to drink and drive a boat, but they don’t always know that it’s not a good idea to drink and swim,” he added.

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On-the-Water Towing Company Races to Save Unconscious Boater


This past Saturday, August 6, was a calm and sunny day in British Columbia’s Gulf Islands – until alarms suddenly came over the VHF radio at Captain Nick Boychuck’s Vessel Assist Gulf Islands, a local recreational boat towing and salvage company located on Salt Spring Island. A mayday had been issued for a nearby vessel reporting a smoke condition off Conover Cove on Wallace Island.

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Massachusetts General Physician Visits Englewood Hospital’s Acclaimed Breast Care Center


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Designated by the U.S. Congress in 1994 as a national model for breast cancer diagnosis and management, The Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytodiagnosis Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is a model for breast care centers around the world.  Highly acclaimed for humanistic, state-of-the-art and personalized care, the Center is visited frequently by experts from notable medical centers nationwide, interested in adopting “the Englewood model.” 

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Sheriff’s Office Partners With Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon Youth Leadership Academy Cadets Hold Collection Drive for Troops



Sheriff’s Office Partners With Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon Youth Leadership Academy Cadets Hold Collection Drive for Troops in Afghanistan.

The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and PBA Local 134 is pleased to announce a partnership with Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon, Inc., a local nonprofit organization that sends care packages to U.S. troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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