By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, November 06 2010 @ 04:15 PM EDT
Paramus Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, located at The Fashion Center, Route 17 North and Ridgewood Avenue, opens its doors at 8:30 a.m. just once every year and invites children, friends and families to enjoy a special breakfast with Santa as the honored guest. This year, Santa will be stopping by on Saturday, December 4. A limited number of tickets are available for a $10 donation per person (children under 2 are admitted free) which includes breakfast compliments of Applebee’s, goodies, raffle tickets for door prizes and the opportunity to take a photo with Santa (bring a camera). One-hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the U.S. Marine Corps “Toys for Tots” Program. Advance reservations are required.
By Sally Ditton Saturday, November 06 2010 @ 09:27 AM EDT
THE MASTER GARDENERS OF BERGEN COUNTY Present “The Lore & Use of Unusual Herbs” with Cyrus Hyde, Well Sweep Farm
Well Sweep Herb Farm offers one of the largest selections of herbs & perennials in the country, with a wide selection from the familiar and more unusual to the rare and exotic. This year, they introduced 112 intriguing new plants to their collection which now tops 1,867 varieties.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, November 05 2010 @ 04:53 PM EDT
By Chyten Friday, November 05 2010 @ 03:47 PM EDT
UPPER MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Chyten Tutors & Test Preparation, the nation’s premier supplemental education provider, and Watchung Booksellers invite parents and students to the informational seminar ACT or SAT: Which Test Will Get Your Child Into College? at Watchung Booksellers in Upper Montclair, NJ (54 Fairfield Street) on November 9 (7 p.m. – 8 p.m.).
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, November 05 2010 @ 01:38 PM EDT
Accountemps Survey: CFOs Concerned About Time Waste But Also See Business Benefits in Social Media Use
As social media makes its way into the workplace, executives are weighing the potential risks and benefits. Approximately half (51 percent) of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed recently for an Accountemps survey said their greatest concern is that employees are wasting time during business hours using sites such as Facebook and Twitter. CFOs also expressed worries their staff may behave unprofessionally or post inappropriate information online. However, three in 10 financial executives (28 percent) said using these sites can improve customer service.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, November 05 2010 @ 01:33 PM EDT
PlanITROI, a leader in IT asset value recovery, has been named in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for North American Information Technology Asset Disposition.* This Magic Quadrant represents Gartner’s initial coverage of this industry segment. According to the report, “The growing emphasis on the two primary risks associated with ITAD — data security and the proper disposition of e-waste — combined with more strict and comprehensive legislative mandates and penalties for non-compliance, is forcing IT asset managers to more closely evaluate their ITAD processes and providers.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, November 04 2010 @ 08:19 PM EDT
Interest Is High Among Region's Savvy 55-And-Better Prospective Buyers
For 55-and-better homebuyers, a new home is about more than just fine craftsmanship and a prime location. At Renaissance at Cranbury Crossing and Elements at West Windsor, developer Centex has created a lifestyle that sets the communities apart from other active-adult enclaves in the region. A gated, private paradise of beautifully designed single-family homes nestled amid scenic woodlands and preserved green spaces, Renaissance at Cranbury Crossing offers a healthy and relaxing, low-maintenance lifestyle in Middlesex County, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, November 04 2010 @ 08:16 PM EDT
Bergen County Law Enforcement Participates in American Medicine Chest Challenge
For area residents who didn’t have an opportunity to dispose of their prescription medications during September’s Operation Take Back NJ effort, the American Medicine Chest Challenge is occurring on Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Collection sites include the center court of Paramus Park Shopping Center, Bergen Community College’s Lyndhurst campus and the Konica Spectator Lobby at Ramapo College in Mahwah.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, November 04 2010 @ 08:54 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 08:23 PM EDT
As part of our 38th GSHC Harmonica Festival, we are once again having an educational and fun filled afternoon matinee show for all ages. World class entertainer, Rob Paparozzi , lead singer of Blood, Sweat and Tears will be part of this great show also featuring a harmonica trio “The Harmaniacs”; Alex Tobias, a member of a musical group “The Mad Hatters”; Dave DuPont from Canada who specializes in classical music; multi-talented,10 year old Josh King and “Harmonica Phenom”16 year old Jay Gaunt, who was recently on CBS Sunday Morning TV.