By Mel Fabrikant Friday, June 18 2010 @ 11:36 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, June 18 2010 @ 11:17 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, June 18 2010 @ 10:39 AM EDT
Measure Would Provide State Funding for Public School Districts Providing Special Ed Services to Out-of-State Students Enrolled in In-District Private Schools
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Connie Wagner to shield public school districts from having to assume the special education costs for out-of-state students enrolled in private schools within the district was released Thursday by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. “New Jersey has many outstanding schools that provide special education services and it’s understandable that parents from out-of-state would want to send their children here, but it’s simply not feasible to expect our public school districts to shoulder the costs of them doing so,” said Wagner (D-Bergen).
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, June 18 2010 @ 10:37 AM EDT
Residents, Guests and Public Create Art from Plants
Jane Ingram Allen, an artist who recently completed her residency for the Teaneck Creek Conservancy, presented a papermaking with plants workshop for residents, guests and the general public at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck. Allen, a sculptor/installation artist whose work has been exhibited across the U.S. and in various locations throughout the world, stayed at the full-service rental retirement community during her residency, courtesy of Heritage Pointe.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, June 18 2010 @ 10:27 AM EDT
Bills Removing Offensive Language about Disabled From State Law, Require AG Study New Teen Driving Law & Ban Hazardous Tattoos Also on Tap
Legislation to override Gov. Chris Christie’s vetoes of senior citizen property tax relief, prohibit unsolicited advertising by text messaging, improve heart screening for student athletes and remove offensive language about persons with a disability from state law top Monday’s Assembly voting session.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, June 18 2010 @ 10:22 AM EDT
The Garden State Harmonica Club monthly meetings will now be held on July 5 and July 19 at 7:30 pm in the library of The Community Church of Glen Rock at 354 Rock Road in Glen Rock, NJ. that is also handicapped accessible. Enter the parking lot at Hamilton Avenue. Meetings are held regularly on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month! The Club invites anyone interested in the harmonica or harmonica music to join the group to play or listen after the short business meeting. Light refreshments are available to attendees during the meeting. Among the celebrity members are Rob Paparozzi, Enrico Granafei of Trumpets Jazz Club, Phil Caltabellotta, Carlos Colina (& The Straight Up Blues Band), Daddy “T” (Charlie Toker) and the 17 North Band, Frank Grova, Harry Feinberg (of the famous Harmonica Rascals) and George Miklas, former member of the Harmonicats.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, June 18 2010 @ 10:19 AM EDT
HotelExecutive.com, the leading online hotel industry business resource is pleased to announce that Carl Rizzo, partner in Hackensack-N.J.-based law firm Cole Schotz, has joined the journal as a contributing editor to the website’s primary business journal, the Hotel Business Review (online at http://www.hotelexecutive.com/business_review).
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, June 17 2010 @ 06:21 PM EDT
Legislation Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin and Assemblyman John Burzichelli sponsored to authorize exchange wagering on results of in-state and out-of-state horse races was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
Exchange wagering is defined as a form of betting in which two or more persons place directly opposing wagers on the outcome of a horse race.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, June 17 2010 @ 05:53 PM EDT
Dark Star Orchestra “The hottest Grateful Dead tribute act going.” — Washington Post
Saturday August 7 at 8PM Ticket Prices: $35 & $27
Dark Star Orchestra each night recreates a classic set list from the Dead including hits such as Bertha, Uncle Johns Band, Truckin’, Deal, Touch of Grey and US Blues. See Dark Star Orchestra live Saturday August 7, 2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, June 17 2010 @ 05:43 PM EDT
The excitement continues to build surrounding the PacSun Summer Solstice Beach Ballyhoo happening Saturday, June 19th – Sunday, June 20th, 2010.
A two day beachside celebration of action sports, brands and bands.
Customized booths from action sports hottest brands will be open throughout both days with activities including an O‚ÄôNeill pool lounge, customized Fox trucker hats, WeSC Swedish food and maypole, Quiksilver carnival style basketball hoop game, Nike basketball machine with prizes, Volcom Circus, customized board shorts from Hurley, Longboards Ice Cream Truck and art installation from RVCA, custom shopping bags and sneakers from Vans and a beauty makeover from Roxy.