By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, January 05, 2010, 05:16 AM EST
Chef Mario Batali
Belgard Hardscapes, a premium brand of paving stone and retain-ing wall products, will be sponsoring a guest appearance by Celebrity Chef Mario Batali. The focal point of this year’s Belgard exhibit will be the Outdoor Kitchen, including such popular features as Chicago Brick Ovens – the line of high quality, wood-fired brick ovens that Chef Batali was instrumental in developing. In fact, CBO has a specialty line that bears his name – the “Batali” Brick Ovens. According to Batali, “There’s really nothing comparable to cooking in a brick oven.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 04, 2010, 04:21 PM EST
- Light-Industrial tenant lands flexible space near its Greater New York service area -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the completion of a 7,200 square-foot long-term industrial lease transaction at 45 Ruta Court, in South Hackensack, N.J. NAI Hanson Managing Director of Corporate Service, Scott K. Perkins, SIOR, represented the tenant, Alan Schatzberg & Associates, Inc., in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 04, 2010, 04:02 PM EST
Package Would Create Self-Defense Provision, Increase Penalties for Violating Restraining Orders, Enhance Lease Protection, Monitor Individuals Charged with Violations & Make Coercion a Form of Domestic Violence
A five-bill package Assemblywomen Linda R. Greenstein, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, L. Grace Spencer and Joan Voss sponsored to bolster the protections and the rights of domestic violence victims Monday cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 04, 2010, 04:00 PM EST
Leading Development Company Leverages Unblemished 25-Year Track Record to Deliver High-Quality Construction Services to Other Owners and Tenants
SJP Properties, one of the New York metropolitan area's most active development companies, reports that its construction services division is actively expanding its client base in the New York metropolitan area. With one of the most experienced construction teams of any development company, including senior professionals that have worked together for nearly 25 years, SJP Construction Services Division provides a full range of construction services for both owners and tenants.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 04, 2010, 03:56 PM EST
New Report Finds Historically Low Rate of Growth, Health Spending Grows Faster Than Overall Economy
Nominal health spending in the United States grew 4.4 percent in 2008, to $2.3 trillion or $7,681 per person. This was the slowest rate of growth since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services started officially tracking expenditures in 1960. Despite slower growth, however, health care spending continued to outpace overall nominal economic growth, which grew by 2.6 percent in 2008 as measured by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The findings are included in a report by CMS’ Office of the Actuary, released today in the health policy journal Health Affairs.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 04, 2010, 03:54 PM EST
Bergen Regional Medical Center to Host Blood Drive
Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC) is responding to the state wide blood shortage by hosting a blood drive at the Medical Center on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 11am-2pm in the Auditorium of building six at the Medical Center. Community Blood Services of Paramus will be on site at the Medical Center to draw and collect the blood. Light refreshments will be served and appreciation gifts to all those who donate will be distributed.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 04, 2010, 03:51 PM EST
Wallet-sized card warns of anesthesia dangers in polio survivors and educates about Post-Polio Sequelae.
The New Jersey Department of Health has printed and distributed 10,000 wallet-sized cards with vital information on anesthesia dangers in polio survivors and on Post-Polio Sequelae, a disabling condition affecting New Jersey’s 50,000 polio survivors. Created by Dr. Richard Bruno, Director of the International Centre for Post-Polio Education and Research at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, the yellow, double-sided card was suggested by the Ocean County post-polio support group to comply with New Jersey Senator Loretta Weinberg’s 2004 “Post-Polio Sequelae Public Awareness” bill.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, January 04, 2010, 08:30 AM EST
ROCHELLE PARK BURGLARIES
Chief Rich Zavinsky reports that the Township has had (6) residential burglaries which occurred during the last two weeks of December. A number of steps have been taken by the police in response to the problem, including increased marked and unmarked patrols to the areas in question. The chief has provided a list of suggestions residents can follow to aid the police in detecting, deterring, and apprehending those responsible. It should be noted that Rochelle Park is one of many towns experiencing a rash of burglaries. Chief Zavinsky once again asks residents to "report anything or anyone you believe to be out of the ordinary, to the police."
By Lawrence Kudlow Monday, January 04, 2010, 04:20 AM EST
Despite the historic expansion of the federal government's involvement in, intervention in and control of the economy — including Bailout Nation; takeovers of banks, car companies, insurance firms, Fannie, Freddie, AIG, GM, Chrysler and GMAC; large-scale tax threats; overregulation; an attempted takeover of the health care sector; ultra-easy money; a declining dollar; and unprecedented spending and debt creation — despite all the things that would be expected to destroy the economy — all this socialism lite and the degrading of incentives and rewards for success — despite all this, the U.S. economy has not been destroyed.
By Post Monday, January 04, 2010, 02:03 AM EST
With the scandalous bankruptcy of Solyndra (a shady California solar power company that received $535 million in stimulus funds and is now under investigation by the FBI) hanging overhead, President Obama wisely whitewashed any mention of "green jobs" out of his latest address to Congress. But buried in the details of his latest government jobs bill released this week -- Spawn of the Spendulus, Porky's II, Night of the Keynesian Dead -- are yet more big green boondoggles that will reward cronies, waste taxpayer dollars and make no dent in the jobless rate.