By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:32 PM EDT
The Teaneck International Film Festival is proud to have on its roster of films this year Media That Matters Short Film Festival, the premiere showcase for short films on the most important topics of the day. According to TIFF executive director Jeremy Lentz, “This ties in perfectly with our theme, Activism: Making Change, by engaging diverse audiences – local, global, online, and in communities around the world – and inspiring them to take action.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:27 PM EDT
Out in the Silence, an Emmy award-winning documentary about religious attitudes toward same-sex unions and the struggles faced by gay teens, will be the closing film at the Teaneck International Film Festival. It will be shown at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way, Sunday, November 21, at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $5 if purchased in advance (at www.teaneckfilmfestival.org
, or at local stores: Animations, Brier Rose Books, and Teaneck General Store) and $7 at the door.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:24 PM EDT
Leading Cancer Center to Participate as a Flagship Sponsor in Inspirational Day of Raising Funds and Awareness to Eradicate Breast Cancer
The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center will help save lives from breast cancer on Sunday, October 24 by participating in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer®, a five-mile, noncompetitive walk that will be held at the Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey.
By Amy Winter Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:23 PM EDT
With National Boss Day approaching, it is only appropriate to see how employees really feel about their bosses. Overall, it seems the manager and employee relationship has grown stronger through the recession, according to a survey by Adecco Staffing U.S., a work force solutions provider, that questioned 1,000 workers and bosses. But there is still room for improving the manager-and-employee relationship in workplaces.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:20 PM EDT
Learn About the Benefits of a Diversified Workforce
Bergen Community College will host a conference for employers on the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities and veterans at the main campus here on October 29, 2010. The presentation, “It’s All About Work – Exploring an Untapped Labor Pool,” will run from 1:00-to-3:00 p.m. and feature keynote speaker Elaine Katz, The Kessler Foundation’s vice president of grant programs and special initiatives.
The College will host employers and service providers in the Technology Education Center Building on the Paramus Campus at 400 Paramus Rd.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:16 PM EDT
Individuals and Local Organizations can Drop Off Non-perishables Through Nov. 17
The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living is hosting a Fall Food Collection Drive throughout October and November to benefit the Mahwah Center for Food Action. Non-perishable food items, including canned, boxed and dry goods, are now being accepted from individuals and local organizations.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:14 PM EDT
Assembly Transportation Chairman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) released the following statement Thursday on documents provided by the Christie administration through an Open Public Records Act request on the governor’s decision to halt construction of the new commuter rail tunnel under the Hudson River:
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:11 PM EDT
Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver on Thursday unveiled new property tax reform legislation that would revise the state’s arbitration system by requiring the emphasis be placed on protecting taxpayers. In announcing the legislation, the Democratic legislative leaders noted the overhaul is necessary and overdue to put the system back in balance. “Rare, outlandish arbitrator awards that have caused property taxes to spike in some communities do stand out and have made a strong case for reform,” said Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Cumberland/Salem). “This reform will return much needed balance to a system that desperately needs it. When I stood with the Governor in July, I said the Senate would give local officials this vital tool, and here we are.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 07:08 PM EDT
Since Last Month's Grand Opening, Windsor Cove Establishes Itself as Mercer County's Premier Community of Single-Family Homes
Pulte Homes, one of the award-winning brands of PulteGroup, Inc., is experiencing a steady stream of prospective buyers at Windsor Cove, the homebuilder's enclave of 51 single-family homes in East Windsor, N.J. Since Pulte Homes held a grand opening celebration in late September, a large number of individuals have expressed interest in attaining the Windsor Cove lifestyle, which features easy access to the Jersey Shore and prominent cities such as New York and Philadelphia, while maintaining a quiet, suburban atmosphere that is unparalleled anywhere else in the region.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, October 22 2010 @ 04:23 PM EDT
Getting ready to meet with a prospective employer? Leave your cat suit, pajamas and crazy hat at home. In a recent survey, OfficeTeam asked human resources (HR) managers to recount the strangest interview outfits they had heard of or seen. Following are some examples: