From August 18 through September 4, 2006, law enforcement officers from the Paramus Police Department will be stepping up impaired driving enforcement as part of the You Drink and Drive, You Lose 2006 Statewide Crackdown.
McDonald's restaurants in the New York Tri-State area are celebrating the release of their new Hummer Happy Meal and teaming up with local Hummer dealerships. On Friday, August 11th, at 12:00 p.m. at participating McDonald's locations, parents and children will have the opportunity to tour the real Hummer vehicles.
The Bergen Community College Center for Business and Industry is hosting a free business seminar titled â€œMaking Change Stickâ€-- facilitated by Richard Reale, President of Positive Impact Associates, Inc.,-- Friday, September 15, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., at the Moses Family Meeting and Training Center at Bergen Community College, Room TEC 128, 400 Paramus Rd., Paramus, NJ 07652.
Bergen Community Collegeâ€™s Division of Continuing Education will offer free information sessions on the CFP Â® Professional Educational Program on Thursday, September 7, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Room A-113 of the Pitkin Education Center, Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ. The event is open to the public but reservations are recommended. To reserve a seat, please call Ria Bloss in the Division of Continuing Education at 201-447-7466.
In 1975 just as I started my professional career I met a man named Jerry. Jerry was the most decent, gentle, affable, hard working, well rounded man I had ever met. He was also the most humble. He was a clerk for the company I worked for but there was something about him that made me always feel there was much more. Iâ€™d like to tell you what I learned over the next twenty years about a hero.
As I entered the automatic doors of the Comfort Inn on Rte 17 South, I asked the pretty receptionist for Fernando. "He's not in." she replied. Swallowing a gasp (the weather was boiling hot), I mentioned that I had an appointment with him. She immediately got on the phone and then assured me that it was no problem, Sean would be out in a few minutes. I was assured that he would be able to help, that Fernando had called in sick.
I would have paid $50.00 to see this show was a comment given to Councilwoman Concetta (Connie) Wagner last night by a member of the audience as he was leaving. There were approximately 400 people present last evening for this free entertainment and the Mahoney Brothers kept them entertained with their wide variety of songs and artists, music for everyone.
One would never surmise that the latest National Night Out was put together at the last minute. Requiring a change in location did not bother the committee. Despite the sweltering weather, many Paramus residents came to the 5 to 8 PM presentation. They were treated to golf cart transportation from their cars, Police display of armament and a tour of Police Headquarters, Rescue Squad equipment, Aerial fire trucks, a State Police helicopter, County Police equipment and local organizations who had displays. There was even a water spray for the youngsters.
The Paramus Board of Health, in cooperation with Pascack Valley Hospital Laboratory, will conduct its annual Blood Chemistry Program on September 16, 2006. â€œThe purpose of the programâ€ according to John Hopper, Borough Health Officer, â€œis to identify individuals at risk for coronary heart disease and diabetes, and to prevent the associated premature death and disability associated with these diseases.â€
Once again, the fee for a basic health profile with a complete blood
count, HDL and LDL cholesterol level will be $24.00. PSA testing for
men will cost an additional $28.00. PSA is a blood test that screens
for prostate cancer and other prostate disease, and is recommended for
men 50 years and over by the American Cancer Society.