By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 03:41 PM EST
62 Men and Women Graduate from Nursing Program on December 22, 2010
Bergen Community College recognized its nursing program’s 67 graduating students in a pinning ceremony on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the College’s main campus in Paramus. The graduates enter the healthcare field, which is one of the fastest growing producers of jobs in the country. The healthcare industry will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs from 2008 to 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 03:38 PM EST
Revolutionizes The Way We Cook
Turns Your iPhone, iPod touch & iPad into Your Own Personal Sous-Chef
First in Line of Products Created by iDevices Geared Towards the Apple Lifestyle
announced today iGrill, the world’s first wireless cooking thermometer for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad via a long-range Bluetooth® (over 200 feet) and App-enabled connection. To be introduced at the Consumer Electronics show (CES), Booth #4435, held in Las Vegas, January 6-9, 2011, iGrill turns your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into your own personal sous-chef, enabling you to multitask between your grill or oven and guests with the peace of mind that your food is perfectly cooked, at target temperature and safe for consumption.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 03:34 PM EST
Two New Spiritual Programs Introduced
Today’s senior lifestyle focuses on so much more than a healthy mind and body. Older adults also recognize that a healthy spirit is just as important. At The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living, senior residents and older adults from the surrounding area are participating in an array of “soulful” offerings, including a new monthly Bible study and Hymns program and semimonthly “Religion: Think and Talk” program.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 03:26 PM EST
Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), a member of the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, co-sponsored the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (HR 847) that passed the U.S. Senate today by unanimous consent. This legislation is named after New York Police Officer James Zadroga, a hero and resident of North Arlington, NJ, who contracted a fatal respiratory disease during his heroic Ground Zero recovery effort and died on January 5, 2006. An autopsy of Mr. Zadroga’s revealed that toxic chemicals and fibers from the burning World Trade Center ruins were found in his lungs. Rep. Rothman released the following statement:
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 03:11 PM EST
Public Open House Scheduled for January 13, 2011, 6:00-to-8:30 p.m.
For many adults, the prospect of a career change can seem daunting. However, with the Bergen Community College School of Continuing Education, adults have access to the region’s leader in lifelong learning opportunities that include hundreds of courses designed to assist adults in refining their skills, retraining themselves and creating a path for success.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 02:54 PM EST
Patients, visitors and staff were delighted to welcome Santa Claus to Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (www.englewoodhospital.com
). Accompanying Santa this year were members of the Gooney Bird Detachment of the Marine Corps League. Together, they helped kick off the annual Toys for Tots drive at the Medical Center where patients, employees and visitors generously donate toys to help spread holiday cheer to those in need.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 02:49 PM EST
With approximately 8.6 million people suffering from smoking-related lung and heart diseases in the United States alone, it’s no secret that smoking leads to detrimental effects on a person’s health. To help increase public safety and encourage patients, visitors, staff and others to adopt a new, healthier lifestyle this coming New Year, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) is implementing a new campus-wide no smoking initiative that will prohibit smoking on hospital grounds.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 02:29 PM EST
- High-occupancy, multi-family building sells as investment asset for $3.6 million -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, is pleased to announce that it has brokered the $3.6 million sale of a 29,310-square-foot multi-family building at 37-47 High Street in Passaic, N.J. The New Jersey Private Client Group's Charles Berger, who secured the buyer, First Vice President Dean Marchi and Gehane Triarsi, along with Robert Pine, senior associate of brokerage services in CBRE's East Brunswick office, who secured the seller, worked diligently to bring this deal to fruition.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 01:20 PM EST
The New Jersey Hospital Association has made a clear and accurate case of how hospitals are being financially devastated by the diminishing flow of state and federal reimbursements and the recession-induced surge of patients without insurance seeking charity care. Eighteen hospitals have closed in New Jersey since 2000. Forty-three percent of NJHA member institutions laid off employees, 28 percent eliminated vacant positions, yet the service and treatment demands of the uninsured or charity care rose 82 percent, according to the NJHA reports.
By Jessica Panicucci Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 01:16 PM EST
President of Full-Service Landscape/Hardscape Firm Recognized for Contributions in Design/Build/Installation Category
ALLENDALE, N.J., December 23, 2010 – Mark Borst, founder and president of Borst Landscape & Design in Allendale, New Jersey, has been honored as a Trailblazer by The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). This is the second time Borst or his company has been recognized by PLANET for excellence in the landscape industry. Borst, who is also a PLANET Landscape Industry Certified Technician, is one of only three landscape professionals nationwide to earn the Trailblazer designation in the Design/Build/Installation category. He recently received the Trailblazer award at PLANET’s Green Industry Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.