By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 01:12 PM EST
The Discussion He Needs to Be Having is How to Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
In light of Governor Christie’s visit to the heart of her legislative district today, Assemblywoman Connie Wagner called on the Governor to refocus his priorities on what matters most to residents – job creation and economic stimulation.
“The Governor is touting his town hall meetings as a means to ‘meet with New Jersey families to listen and discuss the big things facing New Jersey: fiscal discipline, pension and benefits, and education reform.’ The Governor listed three priorities for his administration and should have added a fourth: job creation.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:41 AM EST
iGrill - World’s First Bluetooth Cooking Thermometer for iPhone, iPod touch & iPad Revolutionizes the Way We Cook - A Perfectly Cooked Steak, Every Time
Features New Colors, Skins & BBQ Options
announced today that iGrill, the world’s first wireless cooking thermometer for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad via a long-range Bluetooth® and App-enabled connection, won the 6th Annual 2011 Bluetooth SIG Best of CES Awards for Best New Product.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:34 AM EST
“Social media” isn’t just a trend taking the world by storm; it’s also the term advertising and marketing executives ranked as the most annoying industry buzzword in a survey by The Creative Group. Also high on the list: “synergy” and “ROI,” which rankled respondents in a similar survey conducted in 2006.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:15 AM EST
Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus is hosting a wine tasting extravaganza on Saturday, February 12, to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The event will start at 8:00 p.m. at the Council Hall, 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ. In addition to the fine selection of unique wines to sample, there will be an ongoing parade of hot and cold hors d’ouevres and fine cheeses. Wine connoisseurs and those who are looking to hone their appreciation and knowledge of varietal vintages are all welcome. Finally, for attendees looking for a change of pace, beer will be available throughout the evening. All this and only $60.00 per person! Tickets may be purchased Monday through Friday after 3:00 p.m. in the Members Room at the rear of the building. The deadline for ticket purchase is February 6.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:13 AM EST
On Saturday, January 22, Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus of the Township of Washington will host the first round of its Annual Basketball Free Throw Championship. It will take place at Brookside Elementary School in Westwood, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The contest is open to local boys and girls between the ages of 10 to 14. Entry forms are available at the Council, 79 Pascack Road, or by calling Fran Sullivan, event chairman, at 201-664-7897. Entry forms can also be completed on the day of the contest at Brookside School.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 11:00 AM EST
Columbia University has named Steve Elias MD, FACS, FACPh as the Director of the Columbia Vein Centers where he will direct and develop the Vein Program at the University and other associated Columbia sites and hospitals throughout the New York and New Jersey area.
Dr. Elias will continue as Director of the Center for Vein Disease of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center – a position he has held for 10 years – in addition to his appointment at The Columbia Vein Centers.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:50 AM EST
The GSHC and Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, NJ continue to welcome in the New Year by co-sponsoring a fantastic educational and fun “January Jazz and Blues Blast” Jan.27 at 8:00 p.m. Learn about different harmonica styles featuring these outstanding harmonica jazz and blues players: the great Rob Paparozzi, superb lead singer and jazz/blues harmonicist of Blood,Sweat and Tears;
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:43 AM EST
By Jane M. Orient, M.D., http://www.aapsonline.org/
Tucsonans are grieved by the loss of family, friends, and neighbors, and shaken by the reminder of mortality. Standing in line to greet their congresswoman, or just going to the grocery store, they could be killed by a malcontent. They are not immune from the violence that is rampant in the world, bringing sudden death from bombs, incendiary devices, missiles, gunfire, or other means.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:40 AM EST
Health Care Decisions and More” Seminar
Program to Highlight Importance of Establishing Medical Care Instructions
The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living will host an educational seminar entitled “Ethics and Advance Directive: Health Care Decisions and More,” on Tues., Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. in The Atrium Cinema. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will highlight the importance of advance health care directives and offer tips for preparing this document. Continuing Education credits are available for this seminar. Etta Nappi of Livingston, N.J.-based Vitas will lead the presentation, which will include a question-and-answer session. A light dinner will be served.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 19 2011 @ 10:38 AM EST
In Just Six Months, Pinnacle Sells 64 Percent of Active-Adult Community's Homes
During the first quarter of 2010, The Pinnacle Companies partnered with KABR Real Estate to purchase the nonperforming construction loan for 39 unsold residences at Winthrop Court, a luxury condominium community for active adults in Clifton, N.J. Since that time, Pinnacle, the region's premier developer of luxury homes, has established Winthrop Court as one of the fastest-selling communities in New Jersey.