By Paramus Post Wednesday, September 09, 2009, 10:58 AM EDT
New Jersey taxpayers finally done paying off the cost of government
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On August 12, 2009, Americans marked the national Cost of Government Day (COGD), the date of the calendar year when the average American finishes paying off his or her share of federal, state and local spending, and regulatory burden. Taxpayers had to work 224 days out of the year just to meet all costs imposed by government.
By Paramus Post Tuesday, September 08, 2009, 11:52 AM EDT
Pomegranate 1st Birthday
Prizes, Food, Entertainment & Local VIPS Among Fanfare
Brooklyn, NY… Pomegranate, NYC’s upscale gourmet kosher marketplace celebrated its first birthday on August 19th hosting more than 2500 guests who enjoyed a jam-packed day of fun, food, prizes and VIP guests. Hundreds of $100 gift certificates were awarded to anyone celebrating a birthday on the same day, and the grand prize of two round trip tickets to Israel went to Miriam Kaufman of Flatbush, NY. The Weber grill went to Susana Weiss, also of Flatbush, Brooklyn.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Monday, September 07, 2009, 05:40 PM EDT
In our culture, it often seems that our children are much more progressive than many of us stodgy old-schoolers. Most kids can text, download MP3 files, and tell you what their carbon footprint is without missing a beat. The rest of us probably have a hard time doing even one of those things.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 04, 2009, 02:26 PM EDT
September 23 Conference Features Discussion on the Nonprofit Sector
According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), with 42,067 nonprofit organizations in New Jersey, the state ranks among the nation’s top 10 for nonprofit establishment. Further, with President Barack Obama’s national call to action, encouraging U.S. citizens to participate in service, community and nonprofit-based projects, the interest in nonprofit organizations has never been higher.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 03, 2009, 04:44 PM EDT
POMEGRANATE WILL MAKE DONATIONS FOR THE HOLIDAYS THROUGH SEPHARDIC FOOD FUND
With preparations for Rosh Hashanah (eve of Sept 18-20) set to go into high gear, Pomegranate, the city’s leading gourmet kosher marketplace, is rolling out many new and innovative foods and recipes for the High Holidays. The celebrated store will, of course, offer many of the traditional holiday foods such as freshly baked round challah, a broad variety of pure honey and honey-laced baked goods, as well as creative, home-made take-out using all-natural ingredients.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 03, 2009, 04:42 PM EDT
Diverse Plantings, Stonework and Walkways Grace New Hackensack Complex Above Street Level
Borst Landscape and Design (Borst), based in Allendale, N.J., completed a challenging landscaping project recently for Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ Court Plaza complex, near the Bergen County Courthouse in Hackensack. This is the second commercial landscaping renovation Borst has completed for Sanzari Enterprises; last fall Borst designed the new grounds at Sanzari’s Heights Plaza office buildings in Hasbrouck Heights.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 03, 2009, 04:40 PM EDT
-- One of the Industry’s Most Accomplished Professionals to Provide Construction Management Services for Diversified’s Growing Portfolio –
Diversified Realty Advisors, LLC, the regional banking industry’s leading real estate advisory group, has announced the hiring of Howard Irwin as Vice President of Development. Irwin is recognized as an industry leader and an experienced construction expert in the region.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 03, 2009, 04:34 PM EDT
Programs, Facilities, Faculty Increase in Support of Enrollment Boom
Seventeen percent more students walked through the doors of Bergen Community College today, as compared with last year’s first day of classes on the Paramus campus. Nearly 17,000 students are now enrolled in more than 90 academic degree programs at the College. Bergen officials expect further increases in enrollment, with the Meadowlands location still accepting students through October 8, the first day of classes at the Lyndhurst facility.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 03, 2009, 04:21 PM EDT
Cipriano Landscape Design
Cipriano Landscape Design Offers $25,000 Toward Most Intricate Landscape Job
Cipriano Landscape Design, an award-winning custom-swimming pool & landscape firm celebrating its 20th year in business, has announced plans for “007 Cipriano Outdoor Escapes: Mission Impossible Landscape,” a competition targeting homeowners that have faced landscaping and swimming pool challenges.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, September 03, 2009, 04:15 PM EDT
Daniel-John Solleder, Instructor
Program Offers Overview of Skilled Electrical Trade and History of Labor Day
Thirty-two local residents have been indoctrinated in a back-to-school orientation ritual known as “Electrical Trade Boot Camp,” a one-day program hosted by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 164 at its Training Academy in Paramus, N.J. Designed to provide new students with a basic understanding of the electrical trade, the program features equipment, tools and wiring that serves as the foundation for a lifelong career as an electrician.