By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 14 2010 @ 08:06 AM EDT
Premier party for the UNDER 18 crowd!
(An Alpha Fit Omega, Inc. Project)
It takes a village to raise a child. Our community wants to guide our children towards success and away from the dangers of drugs, alcohol and violence.
So, how can we provide an outlet for our teenagers to express their true selves in an environment that promotes clean living yet is the HOTTEST spot to be seen in town?
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 14 2010 @ 08:00 AM EDT
BEING AN AMERICAN ESSAY CONTEST FOCUSES ON AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP
Students and Their Teachers Compete for Cash Prizes Up to $5,000;
Nearly $115,000 and 54 All-Expenses Paid Trips to Nation’s Capital to be Awarded
U.S. high school students and their teachers are invited to compete for nearly $115,000 in prize money by participating in the Bill of Rights Institute’s fifth annual Being an American Essay Contest. Top prize winners and their teachers will also receive all-expenses paid trips to the nation’s capital.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 14 2010 @ 07:54 AM EDT
Women's-Only Getaway in Islamorada, FL, Includes Fishing, Rigging, Conservation and More
The finest of fishing will be shared with women at the award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" Florida Keys weekend seminar November 12-14 at Holiday Isle Resort & Marina in Islamorada ─ "the sport fishing capital of the world."
By Shawn Dell Joyce Tuesday, September 14 2010 @ 12:41 AM EDT
Our toilets and sewer systems are the perfect "pathogen dispersal systems," according to Sunita Narain of the Center for Science and Environment in India. "We take a small amount of contaminated material and use it to create vast quantities of water unfit for human consumption," says Narain. And we do it several times a day, in every American household, suspending a yearly average of 80 pounds of waste in 75,000 gallons of water per family.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 13 2010 @ 09:28 PM EDT
Commitment to providing financial education remains unchanged
Money Management International announced today that it is aligning all of its Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) branch locations under one name. Unifying all 120 branch office locations under one name, Money Management International (MMI), will allow the nation's largest consumer credit counseling agency to better serve its customers while operating under a name that better represents the variety of programs and services MMI offers.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 13 2010 @ 09:20 PM EDT
Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Herb Conaway, M.D. and Assemblywoman Connie Wagner to license New Jersey dieticians and nutritionists in order to ensure they meet education and training standards was released Monday by the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 13 2010 @ 09:11 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
Measure Will Provide State Funding for Public School Districts Providing Special Ed Services to Out-of-State Students Enrolled in In-District Private Schools
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Connie Wagner to shield public school districts from having to assume the special education costs for out-of-state students enrolled in private schools within the district has been signed into law.
“New Jersey has many outstanding schools that provide special education services and it’s understandable that parents from out-of-state would want to send their children here, but it’s simply not feasible to expect our public school districts to shoulder the costs of them doing so,” said Wagner (D-Bergen).
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 13 2010 @ 09:08 PM EDT
The 60 Plus Association, nationally recognized as the conservative alternative to the liberal AARP, today announced it will spend nearly $550,000 on issue ads in New York's 20th Congressional District.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 13 2010 @ 11:38 AM EDT
Shoppers who love great deals on designer fashions will soon have some expanded options in New York. SYMS Tailored & Tux will open on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, adjacent to its sister store, Filene’s Basement. And Filene’s Basement will join forces with two long-standing SYMS Clothing stores, one in Westbury, Long Island and the other in the Westchester County town of Elmsford. All three stores will open at 9 AM on Thursday, September 16, 2010. Combined, the stores will employ 413 full and part-time workers, 83 of them in new positions.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, September 13 2010 @ 11:16 AM EDT
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner
Meadowlands Race Track Losing Out On Valuable Audience During NFL Games
Following the second meeting of New Jersey’s Legislative Gaming Summit today, Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, who participated in the summit, questioned the logic behind the decision to close the Meadowlands race track on NFL game days. “The whole point of this summit is to think outside the box to generate ways to revitalize the state’s entertainment and gaming industries. When I see signs advertising that the Meadowlands will be closed Sunday and Monday due to NFL football, it just blows my mind.