On Thursday, April
20th a contingent of Taiwanese- Americans set off before dawn to join
18 Taiwanese organizations in Washington DC to protest against Chinese
President Hu Jintaoâ€™s visit with President Bush. Starting in Fairlawn,
the charter bus picked up the first contingent before traveling to
Morristown and the Delaware to fill the bus with people who felt
strongly enough to take the time off to make the long journey.
The Paramus Public School District
co-sponsored by the Paramus Cultural Arts Council and the Mayor and
Council had a display of their talents on April 11, 2006 at the Paramus
High School. Their displays included showcasing their Visual,
Performing, Culinary and Practical Arts.
The Saddle River Valley Concert Band meets on Wednesday evenings at the Cavalinni School in Upper Saddle River to practice . Informality and love of music keeps this group of approximately 64 members together. The only paid professional is Harley Streiss, a professor who professes to have a love of music. His conducting shows it.
NJ -- Sinai Special Needs Institute, an organization dedicated to
educating special needs children and young adults within the Jewish
community, will dedicate the Judaic studies program of its new Yavneh
Academy program in Paramus in memory of former Fair Lawn resident Riva
Blatt Weinstein, who passed away several years ago.
Dr. Judith K. Winn, President of Bergen Community College, honored faculty and staff members for their outstanding service to the College at a luncheon ceremony held on Monday, May 1, 2006 at Bergen Community College in Paramus, N.J.
Most people don't want to mess with a digital camera's settings. Manufacturers realize this and are making it easier to get a great shot every time. It's done with presets called modes, one of which will make your subjects look 10 pounds thinner. Let's say it's your child's birthday. The lights are low and the
candles on the cake are glowing. You'll want a slow shutter speed to
capture more light. But when the kids go outside and play in the
sunlight, you'll want a faster shutter speed.
PARAMUS, N.J. â€“ With the growing need for quality special education at
Jewish day schools, Sinai Special Needs Institute will partner with
Yavneh Academy to establish North Jerseyâ€™s first preschool, elementary
and middle school program for children with learning and developmental
disabilities. The program will begin with the September 2006
academic year with two preschool classes, and one class for first and
second graders at Yavneh Academy in Paramus.
Jay Pettiford of Hackensack, who led the Bergen Community College Menâ€™s Basketball Team to a record-setting 25-game winning streak last season, has been named a National JuniorCollege Athletic Association (NJCAA) Honorable Mention All-American.
The 6-foot-3-inch, 180-pound sophomore, who was 13th in the nation in scoring last season with 20.6 points a game, is the fourth player in Bergen Community College's history to be named an All-American. The small forward contributed to a team offense that was ranked number one in the nation at 94.3 points per game.
Health Officer John Hopper and the Paramus Board of Health have declared May as â€œHigh Blood Pressure Control Monthâ€ in order to increase the publicâ€™s knowledge about hypertension and its risks. The National High Blood Pressure Education Program estimates that 50 million people in this country have high blood pressure; sixty percent of those are over the age of 60, and predominantly women.
*Note: Complete listing of graduates, sorted by hometown, is available on our Web site at http://www.bergen.edu/pr/commencement2006.pdf.
Richard M. Smith, the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek, will deliver the commencement address at the 37th Commencement of Bergen Community College on Friday, May 19, 2006 at 3:00 p.m., outdoors on the Paramus campus. His address, and the proceedings of the Commencement Exercises, will be simultaneously interpreted in sign language for the benefit of hearing-impaired graduates and guests, and will be Web cast live on May 19, to a worldwide audience at http://www.bergen.edu/commencement.ram, for the benefit of students with families around the world.