By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 06:08 PM EDT
Palisades Financial, a leading real estate investment banking and advisory firm, has announced that Principal and CFO Ira Bergstein will be a panelist at the 11th annual U.S. Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing Forum. Hosted by Information Management Network (IMN), the forum will be held on June 3 and 4 at the Sheraton in New York City.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 06:02 PM EDT
#1 in New Jersey for Fifth Straight Year - HUMC Receives HealthGrades 2010/2011 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award
According to a study released today from HealthGrades, Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) is ranked number one in New Jersey for Bariatric Surgery for the fifth straight year. Bariatric surgery is a term used for any one of a few elective weight-loss procedures. HUMC was ranked among the top five percent in the nation for bariatric surgery according to a new study issued today by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. Based on this ranking, HUMC is one of only 48 hospitals in the nation to receive the 2010/2011 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ from HealthGrades, which the hospital has now done five years in a row.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 05:58 PM EDT
May 28, 2010
Who: James M. Ronchi, Project Manager of Environmental Programs at the Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology; Karyn Campbell, Director, Investigations Branch, Food Drug Administration in Philadelphia; and Monona Rossol, an industrial hygienist, who has lectured and published internationally in the field of health and safety.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:52 PM EDT
Cushman & Wakefield Executive Urges Graduates to Do Well and Do Good
“Be Successful. Do well. And most importantly, do good.” Gualberto “Gil” Medina, executive managing director of commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
and chairman of the Bergen Community College
at the Meadowlands Advisory Board, presented this directive to 2,113 graduates of Bergen Community College as commencement keynote speaker on May 20.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:50 PM EDT
The Corner at 200 West 72nd St.
New Luxury Building Approaches Halfway-Rented Mark In Only Seven Weeks
Philips International and Rhodes NY, partners in The Corner at 200 West, a new luxury rental development on the Upper West Side, is pleased to report the building's extraordinarily successful launch, with 79 out of 196 apartments rented in only seven weeks. One of the few new high-end rental buildings in Manhattan, The Corner is located at 72nd Street and Broadway, the most visible corner on the Upper West Side. The building offers tenants the opportunity for condo-style living without the need to purchase and obtain a mortgage in today's difficult real estate and lending climate.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:46 PM EDT
Regardless of the cable television provider, Bergen County residents now can tune in to Bergen Community College.
College officials have reached agreements with three cable providers: Cablevision, Comcast and Time Warner, to air the school’s flagship television program “In the Public Interest” on their public access channels. The new agreements complement the College’s existing partnership with Verizon that includes the rights to manage, program and maintain channel 26, Torch TV, on the FIOS cable system.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:44 PM EDT
JUNE 2009 EVENTS
Date: Tuesday June 1 at 7:30 pm
Event: Students from Ho-Ho-Kus Schools will perform jazz music in the café, followed by a poetry reading at 8:15 in the event space.
Date: Wed. June 2nd and June 16th at 7:00 pm
Event: Join us with your knitting, crocheting or other handwork for our “Knit-In.”
Date: Wed. June 2nd and June 16th at 7:00 pm
Event: “NOOK Nights” - get to know your NOOK, Barnes & Noble’s e-reader Sign up with a bookseller: 201-445-4589.
Date: Monday June 7th at 7:30 pm
Event: Students from the Yavneh Academy present “The Olympics.”
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 04:27 PM EDT
Furniture Retailer Opens 37th and 38th Stores in Secaucus, NJ and Flushing, NY,
Brings 195 New Jobs to Communities
Bob's Discount Furniture today announces the opening of its newest store locations in Secaucus, NJ and Flushing, NY, now bringing the total to 38 stores located throughout New England, New Jersey and New York. This latest opening comes shortly after Bob’s expanded its retail presence in 2010 with an opening in Nesconset, NY. The retailer has plans to open additional stores during 2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 26 2010 @ 04:30 PM EDT
25 percent discount for all customers ordering from website through May 31
Elemental Herbs, a manufacturer of nature-based healing products, creates an elemental online presence with a dynamic new website, www.elementalherbs.com
. In kicking off the new site, the company will offer 25 percent off ALL products through May 31. The website embodies Elemental Herbs’ roots in sustainability and natural healing products that are good for both people and planet, and authentically connects with customers who strive for a healthy, active lifestyle. Pictured on the home page is Elemental Herbs' activist athlete Jordan Romero 13-year-old Romero became the youngest climber to summit Mount Everest on May 21, 2010.
By Shawn Dell Joyce Wednesday, May 26 2010 @ 06:21 AM EDT
Lawns are big business in our country, with homeowners spending millions of dollars and many hours manicuring the lawn. But are these showcase thatched patches an environmental hazard?
Water is in short supply, yet 30 percent of East Coast water usage and 60 percent of West Coast water usage goes to watering our lawns. We pour 10 times more chemicals on our lawns than farmers use in their fields, making lawns toxic for wildlife, soil microorganisms and earthworms, and polluting local water supplies. Up to a third of bagged household waste going to our landfills is lawn trimmings and leaves raked from our yards.