By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 03:53 PM EDT
Secretary Sebelius to Personally Deliver 2011 “Medicare and You” Handbooks
On Friday October 15 at 1:15 pm, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will visit seniors at the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center to kick off Medicare’s open enrollment period which begins on November 15th and discuss how the Affordable Care Act strengthens Medicare.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 03:49 PM EDT
It took five judges and five hours to determine the best new kosher products of 2010, sponsored by the largest international kosher food trade show, Kosherfest (www.kosherfest.com
) . A line of gourmet Mountain Bread Wraps, took Best in Show at the 22nd Annual Kosherfest New Products Competition, held at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan on Oct 13th. Mountain Bread Wraps is a product of Australia, distributed by No Worries Natural Foods of Fremantle, WA.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 03:46 PM EDT
Bergen County’s first-ever “courtroom in the jail” today opened its doors to conduct first appearance proceedings for defendants in custody at the Bergen County Jail. This is the first time in the county’s history that an annex courtroom is being used to conduct court proceedings. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office implemented the new courtroom in partnership with the county and central municipal court as a cost-saving measure. In particular, the annex will reduce court backlogs and improve court security by eliminating the need to transport prisoners across the county.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 03:43 PM EDT
College Appointed Lead Institution for $24 Million to Train Health Professionals; Bergen Also Garners $2.3 Million to Build Pathways for Students with Intellectual Disabilities, $3.2 Million in Title V Funds to Bolster Retention
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families has named Bergen Community College the lead institution and fiscal agent for the 26-member Northern New Jersey Health Professionals Consortium in administering a $24 million grant to support health professions training and certification for low-income individuals.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 03:38 PM EDT
Bergen County mental health providers have joined together to create a series of community and professional events to raise awareness of health issues that affect the mental and physical well-being of children and adults. The series kicks off on Monday, October 18 at Bergen Regional Medical Center with a mental health and addiction resources event for individuals seeking community resources and a networking opportunity for professionals. Jeffrey Berman, MD, Medical Director of Addiction Services at Bergen Regional, will lead the workshop which also features representatives from Alcoholics Anonymous and Bridging the Gap.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 03:33 PM EDT
Aéropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO), a mall-based specialty retailer of casual and active apparel for young women and men, today announced that it has partnered with nonprofit One Warm Coat to create its first annual ‘1 Warm Kid’ campaign, a coat drive for kids that will run from October 11, 2010 through October 31, 2010 at P.S. from Aéropostale locations across the country. In support of the campaign, P.S. from Aéropostale will match every donated coat with a brand new coat up to 100,000.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 02:48 PM EDT
Gov. Richard Codey and Assemblyman John McKeon Offer Remarks on The Avenue and the Revitalization of Downtown South Orange
Representatives from Sterling Properties joined officials from The Village of South Orange and the State of New Jersey on Oct. 5 to cut the ribbon on The Avenue at South Orange, Sterling’s luxurious community of 79 rental residences.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 02:43 PM EDT
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Hackensack University Medical Center as one of 26 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals in the United States that have achieved exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care. As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Hackensack University Medical Center is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and collect data that directs patient safety and the quality of surgical care improvements.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 02:35 PM EDT
Thank you all so much for your support and attendance at our 20th Anniversary Celebration. The event was a great success, and we couldn't have done it without you. If you haven't already seen them, you can view some of our photos online.
If you weren't able to support our Celebration but are looking for another way to lend a hand, here's an idea to consider. Each year, Bright Side Manor participates in a joint fundraiser with Bloomingdale's. The event is called "Love Where You Live," and here's how it works.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 15 2010 @ 02:30 PM EDT
Luxury Development in Princeton Offers Rich Lifestyle, Plus Convenience
The Residences at Palmer Square, the new luxury townhome and condominium community in the heart of downtown Princeton, N.J., offers residents the convenience of a wealth of shopping, entertainment and cultural opportunities -- all within walking distance -- as well as a wide selection of dining out options.