Are you an armchair inventor with a better way to keep boaters, sailors and anglers afloat? The “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” is calling for out-of-the-box life jacket design entries. However, you only have until the February 1 to submit your idea. The BoatUS Foundation, along with Underwriters Laboratories and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association, have teamed up to seek out the newest technologies and design innovations that could rethink a 100-year-old design.
Another crisis is coming to a politician near you and this one is also likely not to go to waste by the Obama Administration.
The increase in the number of Baby Boomers hitting retirement during a sour economy, coupled with bankrupt states from overly generous pension funds and ominous deficits have made Big Retirement ripe for politicking by Obama.
Prime Bergen County Building Accommodates Growth of Hudson City Savings Bank
Bergman Real Estate Group, a privately owned real estate investment firm that owns and manages office properties throughout New Jersey, announced today that Hudson City Savings Bank has signed a 27,175-square-foot, long-term lease at 45 Eisenhower Drive, a strategically located, Class A building in Paramus, N.J. The new lease brings the building to 77 percent leased.
The Mission Continues and Met Council to Serve in Memory of PFC Patrick Devoe
The Mission Continues, a national non-profit organization empowering veterans to continue their service to the country by serving their communities, will hosted a service project in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The project was held at the Met Council Office(80 Maiden Ln, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10038) on Monday, January 17th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. In partnership with Met Council, volunteers will organize hundreds of clothing items to be given to New Yorkers living in poverty. The project is in memory of PFC Patrick Devoe of Charlie Troop 1-40 CAV.
Legislation to Tap Into College & University Work Resources Heads to Governor’s Desk
A measure sponsored by Assembly members Thomas Giblin, Joan Voss, Mila Jasey, and Pamela Lampitt that would harness the collaborative brain power of New Jersey’s colleges and universities in order to enable businesses to tap into this knowledge to gain a competitive edge has received final legislative approval.
Legislation Assembly Democrats Wayne P. DeAngelo, Celeste M. Riley, Peter J. Barnes III, Connie Wagner and Nellie Pou sponsored to bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits has received final legislative approval. The bill (A-3494) is part of the legislative “Back to Work NJ” effort to create jobs and economic development. It was approved 39-0 by the Senate and 77-0 by the Assembly.
Burzichelli, Caputo, Wagner, Oliver & Quijano Bills Aim to Help Key NJ Industries
Assembly Democratic lawmakers continued their push Monday to enhance New Jersey’s casino gaming and horse racing industries, as the Assembly approved five bills to - among other things - enable Internet wagering, create an Atlantic City tourism district, modernize casino regulations and boost race horse breeding in New Jersey.
By purchasing a very affordable BoatUS Angler towing membership you can find “peace of mind” to all of boat ownership’s “what ifs” – plus you’ll be eligible to win BoatUS Angler “Weigh-to-Win” cash bonuses to complement your sense of ease. The Weigh-to-Win program will pay the highest placing, registered angler in most B.A.S.S., FLW and PAA events, as well as the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. For as little as $38, the cost of a BoatUS Angler membership and Unlimited On-the-Road Towing service, an angler who performs well in a single B.A.S.S. Weekend Series tournament could win a $150 cash bonus.
One donor, one needle prick, and one pint of blood can help save three lives when a blood transfusion is needed. Help become one more life saver as Bergen Regional Medical Center hosts a blood drive in honor of National Blood Donor Month. The drive will be held on January 20, 2011 from 11 am to 2 pm in the Auditorium of Building Six.
Fourth quarter NJ office market vacancy remains flat; robust leasing activity offsets large space dispositions
New Jersey’s office market is showing signs of improvements as overall leasing activity increased in 2010 over 2009, according to year-end research by Jones Lang LaSalle. In 2010, New Jersey leasing velocity totaled more than 9.1 million square feet, an 8.3 percent increase over 2009’s total of 8.4 million square feet.