By Shawn Dell Joyce Monday, February 15, 2010, 08:21 AM EST
At some point today, you will probably be faced with the choice to use a disposable cup or not. Here are some factors to consider about how disposable that cup really is.
If we were to look at how much energy it takes to produce cups made from paper, polystyrene and ceramic, most people would automatically think the ceramic cup is the greenest choice.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, February 14, 2010, 03:57 PM EST
By Paramus Post Saturday, February 13, 2010, 08:42 AM EST
Basking Ridge and Egg Harbor Township students earn $1,000 awards, engraved medallions and trip to nation’s capital
Honors also bestowed on youth volunteers in Hackensack, Red Bank, West Windsor, Plainsboro, Middletown, and Belford
TRENTON, N.J. – Shannon McNamara, 16, of Basking Ridge and Francesca Lanfranchi, 13, of Egg Harbor Township today were named New Jersey's top two youth volunteers for 2010 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 11, 2010, 04:29 PM EST
George F. Sincox
Housing Alliance of Morris County Confers Honor On Westfield Architect
George F. Sincox of Westfield, N.J., AIA, principal of Sincox Associates Architects/Planners of Westfield, was recently honored as a "hero of affordable housing" by the Housing Alliance of Morris County, a collaboration of housing advocates working with the United Way of Morris County. Sincox, the secretary of AIA-NJ's Central Jersey section and the Central Jersey trustee on the state AIA board, was one of eight community members and local organizations to be honored with a 2009 Heroes of Affordable Housing Award, which recognizes individuals and groups working to develop or advocate for affordable housing.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, February 11, 2010, 04:19 PM EST
The 2010 LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI) educational program—a lineup of robust institute courses and conference seminars—adds more fresh content with the launch of the Design Symposia. Making its debut at the May 2010 Las Vegas LFI trade show and conference, the initiative presents four 90-minute symposia designed to further inspire and educate lighting professionals from around the world.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 03:48 PM EST
Once again the Mayor and Council meeting resembled POLITICAL POSTURING
The Republican majority answered claims defending their position on the importance of spending up to $200,000.00 for a Paramus Borough Administrator. Of course the Democrats started off on the other side lead by Councilman Rich Conte.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 01:57 PM EST
A three-bill package sponsored by five Assembly Democratic lawmakers to make it easier for consumers and businesses to pay utility bills and to help businesses save on energy costs was released Monday by an Assembly committee.
The three bills are sponsored by Assembly members Upendra Chivukula, Dr. Joan M. Voss, Ruben J. Ramos Jr., Gordon Johnson and Albert Coutinho.
By Paramus Post Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 08:42 AM EST
The Garden Club of New Jersey proudly invites you to attend "The Finest View", a Standard Flower Show, February 18 through February 21, 2010 at the New Jersey Convention Center in Edison, NJ. The show opens Thursday, February 18 at 1:00 PM and remains open until 9:00 PM. On February 19 through February 21 the show will be open from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 03:28 AM EST
Teaneck Retirees Walk Their Way to Fitness, Outside and In, as They Exercise and Socialize
For a hearty troupe of residents at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, living next door to the Teaneck Creek Conservancy is a major bonus of the lifestyle at this elegant full-service rental retirement community. The group comprises avid walkers who are continuing what they've always done to stay fit, in beautiful surroundings that include 46 acres of woodlands, in Teaneck, N.J., right outside Heritage Pointe’s door.
By Paramus Post Tuesday, February 09, 2010, 07:56 PM EST
Window Fashions Leader Also in Top 10 in Housewares/Tools Category
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Feb. 9, 2010 – Hunter Douglas, the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window coverings – including the Duette® Architella® Collection, the only shades to qualify for the Federal Energy Tax Credit without add-on insulation systems – has once again been highlighted as a top performer in the American marketplace for sales revenue. For the fourth consecutive year, the company has made the ranks of the “The Top 100: The Consumer Goods Registry,” a prestigious listing of the highest performing consumer goods companies across the nation.