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.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 11:38 AM EDT
On Tuesday, November 9th, Alpine Learning Group will be holding its annual “Special Evening at SLATE” event in New York City. SLATE is a nightclub located at 54 W. 21st Street that boasts a funky atmosphere and an entire floor of billiards, foosball and ping pong tables. Guests will enjoy lots of great food, an open bar, music, silent and live auctions as well as access to all of the game tables.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 11:32 AM EDT
Help for Small Businesses and Boosting Fight Against Drugs Also on Agenda
The Assembly on Thursday will vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of legislation to create jobs and boost the economy through a state homebuyer’s tax credit and consider legislation to reform property taxes, permit advertising on school buses to generate money for schools, boost small businesses and provide more tools to combat drug offenders.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 11:27 AM EDT
Newark – On Thursday, September 30, HHS Principal Deputy Administrator for The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Marilyn B. Tavenner will join students of UMDNJ and NJ community members in recognizing the six month anniversary of the passage of the new health care law, the Affordable Care Act. The event will highlight several new consumer protections have begun to take effect. The new protections include:
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 10:57 AM EDT
Performs LIVE at Englewood’s bergenPAC
Saturday November 6th 4:00 PM
$45, $35, $25, $15
Children and adults alike will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to share in the adventures of CSI: LIVE!, the latest Mad Science® production at bergenPAC in Englewood, New Jersey.
By Press Release Wednesday, September 29 2010 @ 08:32 AM EDT
THE MASTER GARDENERS OF BERGEN COUNTY Present “New Plants in the Industry" with Chris Rubino, Monrovia Growers
The Golden Age of Plant Exploration, breeding, and propagation are upon us; never before has there been so many new genus and improved cultivars available to the American gardener. This presentation will focus on Monrovia's extensive new plant offerings in 2011, as well as highlights of the best new products throughout the rest of the industry.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 28 2010 @ 04:43 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 28 2010 @ 02:11 PM EDT
Gilda’s Club Northern NJ received a proclamation from Bergen County’s top elected officials designating the day as “Face Cancer Together Day,” a theme that closely echoes the philosophy of the not-for-profit: that no one should have to face cancer alone.
In honor of “Face Cancer Together Day,” and to commend Gilda’s Club NNJ’s mission of providing social and emotional support to anyone touched by cancer, the organization invites the community to join in this year’s celebration by attending a presentation by Arnold Scham, M.D.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 28 2010 @ 12:27 PM EDT
In a matter of days, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce its decision on whether to approve the addition of up to 50% more ethanol in the nation’s gasoline supply, from the current 10% (E10) concentration to a potential 15% (E15). The nation’s largest boat owners group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), is urging recreational boaters to speak out now and tell President Obama that scientific testing on E15 must precede EPA’s decision and not come at a later date.