By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 21 2010 @ 02:47 PM EST
Untreated hypertension may lead to heart attack or stroke. Even without noticeable symptoms, unsuspecting victims of high blood pressure may experience significant health effects. Paramus Health Officer, John Hopper reminds us that because hypertension can be treated, early detection is necessary for good management. Healthy eating and daily physical activity can have beneficial results. For that reason, Paramus residents will be offered several opportunities in January to have their blood pressure checked by the Borough nurses.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 21 2010 @ 02:26 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, December 20 2010 @ 08:28 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, December 20 2010 @ 07:25 AM EST
SCORE Bergen offers free, in person, business counseling to entrepreneurs who are looking to start up a small business or have the need to grow their existing business. It is a part of SCORE National which is a non-profit business counseling organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE Bergen has 47 experienced business executives who volunteer their time to help small businesses form and grow. Their backgrounds encompass Accounting, Financing, Marketing, Manufacturing, Operations, Legal, Sales and General Management. Score counselors can help solve business problems or direct clients to outside resources.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 07:22 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 05:44 PM EST
Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who was a co-sponsor of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act (S. 2847), which was signed into law by President Obama this week, released the following statement:
Loud and disruptive television ads have been a regular concern conveyed to me by my constituents since I came to the U.S. House of Representatives. These complaints are in addition to the consistent grievances filed by consumers to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the past fifty years
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 03:16 PM EST
Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson join forces, plan ‘Jersey Road Trip’
If you want to trade in your car, boat, motorcycle or RV in return for the satisfaction of making a donation to the work of Habitat for Humanity International, four Habitat affiliates in Northern New Jersey have a special deal for you. Habitat affiliates in Bergen County, Morris County, Newark and Paterson have been awarded a matching donation grant of up to $100,000 from Habitat’s Cars for Homes program. This means that the cash value of vehicles donated to these affiliates between Nov. 1, 2010, and June 30, 2011, will be matched with donations from Habitat for Humanity International.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 03:04 PM EST
New Luxury Development in Downtown Princeton Urges Buyers To Choose Prime Units Now
The Residences at Palmer Square, the new luxury development situated in the heart of downtown Princeton, N.J., announced today that it has welcomed its first residents to the stunning townhome and condominium community.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:50 PM EST
“Be careful where you click” is the warning PC Tools issued throughout 2010 to drive consumers’ online safety and protection. This message is more important than ever following Google’s recent study of the year’s top searches in their “Zeitgeist 2010: How the world searched” report.
PC Tools has identified the 7 most memorable cybercrime incidents associated with them, as we look back on how these top searched terms made cyber security headlines. Listed below are the highlights from PC Tools of this year’s most astonishing cybercrime activities; ranging from small-scale pranks to security breaches of global impact:
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 02:47 PM EST
Faulty heating systems, power blackouts and the use of cheaper but dangerous heating methods during difficult economic times make fall and winter the prime time for deaths caused by carbon monoxide, often called the “invisible killer.”
Accidental carbon monoxide exposure accounts for an estimated 15,000 emergency department visits and 500 unintentional deaths in the United States each year.