By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 08:37 PM EDT
Bergen Community College President Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan greeted students entering the Pitkin Education Center for the first day of fall semester classes on Wednesday, September 8 at Bergen’s main campus in Paramus. Classes also began at Bergen’s Ciarco Learning Center in Hackensack. Classes begin October 4 at Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 08:33 PM EDT
Games, Contests, Prizes and Pets in Store for Annual Town Celebration
The Allendale Community for Mature Living, a senior living community offering three levels of residency and a full continuum of care on one campus, is one of many Chamber members offering entertainment for all ages at the upcoming Allendale Festival Day. The 2010 Allendale Festival Day, presented by the Allendale Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Saturday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on West Allendale Avenue in Allendale.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 08:28 PM EDT
Dr. Marina Jacobson
With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Approaching, Jacobson Shares Her Personal Story
When the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced its recommendations for new guidelines in breast health in late 2009, Dr. Marina Jacobson, an Englewood-based board-certified OB/GYN, reacted the way most of her colleagues did – with equal parts disbelief and outrage. The guidelines, which recommended that women start mammograms at age 50 (instead of age 40), that mammograms be done every two years (instead of every year) and also suggested that self breast examinations are no longer needed, run counter to the real-life experiences of thousands of patients and physicians, including Jacobson, who recently discovered her own family history of breast cancer.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 05:06 PM EDT
Anglers to Fish 24 Hours Straight This Weekend
This weekend over 60 anglers from eight US states and Canada will attempt the fishing version of running a marathon when the Recycled Fish 24 Hour Fish-A-Thon presented by BoatUS Angler kicks off. Anglers will fish for 24 hours straight, with the goal to raise awareness of the environmental problems facing our waters, and raise money to help solve those issues.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 04:27 PM EDT
Enjoy Fashionable Festivities in the Living Room All Month Long
In showcasing their passion for fashion, and W’s partnership with Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, W Hoboken is offering guests the chance to celebrate with fashionable fun all month long. Sure to entice the fervent fashionista, throughout the month of September guests can enjoy cocktails from W’s fashion inspired Stylish SIPS menu. With options such as the Yves St. Germain and the Miu Mimosa, guests can relax and imbibe in style with a custom designer-inspired cocktail menu.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 04:23 PM EDT
Lifelong Learners Study Spanish Reading, Writing and Conversation with Instructor Hector Rivas
Hector Rivas, a dining room server at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, is using his skills as a native Spanish speaker to teach the language to residents at the full-service rental retirement community. Every Friday, a group of lifelong learners gather for weekly Spanish lessons with Rivas, who started teaching the class last year after his predecessor left.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 04:21 PM EDT
With boaters in some parts of the country continuing to have a hard time gaining access to the water, the nation’s largest boat owners group, BoatUS, wants to honor model waterway access projects. By sharing tactics, information and strategies, the fourth annual BoatUS Recreational Boating Access Award is designed to help spread the word about these successful initiatives — and hopefully increase access for boaters and anglers in your hometown.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 04:14 PM EDT
Bergen Community College’s Division of Continuing Education, Corporate and Public Sector Training redesigned its Hemodialysis Technician Training Program to provide extensive training to students seeking entry-level positions that medical experts believe will be in increasing demand.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 04:08 PM EDT
New Development Offers Luxury Living In the Heart Of Princeton
For buyers who want to live in a walkable community, there is no better location than The Residences at Palmer Square, a new luxury condominium community in downtown Princeton, N.J., which ranks a perfect score on www.walkscore.com, an online walkability index. The Residences at Palmer Square scored 100 out of a possible 100 on the site, which allows prospective buyers to enter a property's address to assess its walkability. The 100 ranking makes The Residences at Palmer Square a "Walker's Paradise," meaning that daily errands do not require a car, according to Walk Score.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 08 2010 @ 03:37 PM EDT
Go4theGoal Foundation is teaming up with local businesses to spread awareness and earn funds for research this month--which is for National Pediatric Cancer Awareness. They have several events planned throughout the month which take place in and around Northern New Jersey and Bergen County.