By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 05:51 PM EST
Bell Labs in Holmdel, N.J.
Goal Is Preservation of Architecturally Significant Modernist Building in Holmdel, N.J.
The New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), in concert with Preservation New Jersey, a historic preservation organization, recently presented their vision for the preservation of Bell Labs in Holmdel, N.J., at a community open house attended by approximately 1,500 guests.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 05:42 PM EST
Direct from London’s West End and the long running “Rat Pack” musical, this brand new production, based on Dean Martin’s hugely successful TV show of the 1960’s sees Mark Adams perfectly capture the style, the looks, the charm, the voice and the magnetic appeal of Dean Martin. Adams spent three years in London starring as Dean Martin in “The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas.” Together with The Barry Robinson Orchestra they masterfully perform countless old-time favorites such as “Memories Are Made of This,” “Volare,” “Little Old Wine Drinker Me,” “Mambo Italiano,” “Cha-Cha-Cha D’Amour,” “Gentle on my Mind,” “South of the Border,” and “That’s Amore.”
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 05:32 PM EST
Space Port in Paterson, NJ
Space Port located in Center City Mall in Paterson, New Jersey is becoming the most popular destination for teens and young adults to seek employment. As Space Port readies to open their doors, the family entertainment venue is flooded with calls and visits from those in the Paterson area seeking employment. Space Port owners Elvira and Jim Grau who also created the successful Space Odyssey USA in Englewood, New Jersey are excited to open their second location in Paterson, New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 05:00 PM EST
Vanguard Healthcare Management (Rutherford, NJ) joins forces with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology® on a nationwide initiative to "green" ambulances, and spread the broader word about "greening" to network hospitals. The initiative encompasses "Building Green" concepts, the Environmental Center's Greening the Cleaning® line of environmentally-responsible cleaning products, and a new biodiesel program that reprocesses spent cooking oils from local restaurants into cheap, high-powered fuel for ambulances.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 04:57 PM EST
With the continuing economic crisis affecting the wellbeing of local families, Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC) is hosting a food drive, with an emphasis on providing food for Thanksgiving meals, at the hospital through the month of November. Working with the Englewood, New Jersey-based Center for Food Action, and local parishes, BRMC will be collecting the following urgently needed items: boxed stuffing, canned gravy, canned cranberry sauce; peanut butter and jelly; canned meat and tuna; macaroni and cheese; canned fruit and vegetables; spaghetti sauce; 100% juice; diapers; infant formula and baby food; Ensure, and dental hygiene products.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 04:55 PM EST
Roth Formerly Headed LJS Construction, Which Was Recently Acquired by Whitman
Whitman, New Jersey's leading environmental and engineering management firm, has announced that Gary Roth, formerly of LJS Construction, has joined the firm as Vice President of Construction. Whitman recently acquired LJS, a full-service environmental remediation and construction company headquartered in Warren, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 04:43 PM EST
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, recently completed a 148,147-square-foot long-term lease renewal at 210 Docks Corner Road in South Brunswick, New Jersey on behalf of Franco Apparel, a leading manufacturer of children's apparel, and licensed apparel to the NBA, NHL, NCAA, MLB, Starter, Shaq, and Russell Athletic. CB Richard Ellis' Scott Belfer and Lou Belfer, both first vice presidents, represented the tenant in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 04:16 PM EST
Annual Toy Drive One of Many Holiday Outreach Projects Sponsored by Electrical Union
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 164 is joining the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots Program” as a designated drop-off site. New, unwrapped children’s gifts are now being accepted weekdays until Friday, December 11, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the IBEW Local 164 Training Academy, located at 65 West Century Rd., in Paramus, N.J. Donations will be distributed to youngsters in need who reside within the surrounding community during this holiday season.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 04:00 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 03:22 PM EST
Greg Menken, LEED AP
Beckerman, one of the largest independent public relations firms in the industry, has been recognized as a "green leader" in the Meadowlands region by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's (NJMC) "Meadowlands Challenge." The Meadowlands Challenge encourages area businesses to examine their energy use and recycling practices and to find ways to improve them. Green building features or sustainable practices recognized by the challenge include those in the energy conservation, water conservation, recycling, reuse and commuting categories.