By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 09:40 AM EDT
On April 1st, April Fools Day, a giant crane lifted the railroad car from its habitat near the Rochelle Ave railroad crossing. It was being transported to a new resting place after being sold to new owners. The railroad car dated back to the 1900’s. The familiar landmark will be missed.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 08:30 AM EDT
Chief Richard J. Cary
April 3, 2010 will mark my 35 year anniversary as a police officer for the Borough of Paramus. I have commanded the Police Department since February 1, 2007 following the retirement of Chief Corrubia. My appointment by you to the position of chief on May 27, 2008 was obviously the pinnacle of my career and your confidence in me has been very much appreciated.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 08:16 AM EDT
Friday April 30th- 8:00 PM
$69, $49, $42, $39, $29
Composer, musician, and satirist Peter Schickele delves into the music of the infamous and nefarious P.D.Q Bach in this concert that masterfully mixes mirth and music in ways that only Schickele can. Don’t miss this evening of hilarity! The program includes “Allegretto Gabinetto” for plumber and itinerant keyboarder, “2nd door on the left,” “Swing Sweet, Low Chariot” for tenor and other things, “Twelve Quite Heavenly Songs” and “The Short-Tempered Clavier, S. easy as 3.14159265.” “…a very, very funny show, even for people who like music but don’t know why.” - The New York Times
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 08:14 AM EDT
R&S Landscaping and Backyard Living to Host Four Free Seminars in April
Topics Include ‘Environmentally Friendly Property Maintenance’, ‘Renovating Your Overgrown Landscape’ and ‘Macro Photography for Gardeners’ April is an exciting month for local homeowners and gardening enthusiasts. In addition to being the first full month of spring, April features some unique seminars from R&S Landscaping and Backyard Living. After kicking off their 2010 seminar series last month, the companies will come together to offer four free seminars in April:
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 08:07 AM EDT
Saturday April 10th - 8:00 PM
$100, $85, $59, $39, $29
From Jazz guitar legend to soul-vocalist extraordinaire, eight-time Grammy winner George Benson is back at bergenPAC. Enjoy his songs from his 1976 hit “Breezin’” to such hits as “On Broadway” and “Give Me the Night.”
At various points along the four-decade continuum of George Benson’s career, he has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops, a vocalist with great emotional range and sophistication or a combination of both. However, he regards himself as an entertainer in the broadest sense of the word – a singer of songs, a spinner of tales.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 08:05 AM EDT
Architects' Group Honors PREtty FAB House in Jersey City, N.J.
PREtty FAB, a prototype for an economically and environmentally sustainable single-family house designed by New York City-based GRO Architects, has won a Merit Award in the "Built" category from the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ). The award was announced at AIA-NJ's annual Design Day event at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, N.J., and presented at a recent awards dinner held at Thomas Edison College in Trenton, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 08:01 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 07:52 AM EDT
On April 15, homeowners from Ridgewood and its neighboring communities are invited to West Side Presbyterian Church to participate in a discussion on environmentally responsible lawn care and landscape maintenance practices.Beginning at 7 p.m., Robert Schucker, president of R&S Landscaping, the region’s leading environmentally responsible landscaping firm, will lead a workshop, “Eco Friendly Lawn and Grounds Care,” which will focus on the choices that homeowners have for reducing the use of pesticides on their grounds.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 07:50 AM EDT
AIA-NJ Encourages Attendance At May Gala
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) is encouraging everyone with an interest in architecture and design to attend the installation ceremony for the New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) in May to celebrate the induction of architect Michael Graves of Princeton, N.J., who will be the first architect to be so honored.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, April 02 2010 @ 07:48 AM EDT
Manhattan Backdrop Expected To Enchant Visitors To New Sales Suite And Model Residences
Trump Plaza Residences will be hosting a grand opening on April 10 and 11 to showcase their newly unveiled penthouse-level sales suite and two model residences at the extraordinary 55-story luxury condominium tower at 88 Morgan Street in downtown Jersey City, N.J.