Just before Yom Kippur, I asked Councilman Keith Zakheim if he was going to fast for this event. His strong assertive response was "I always fast!" Although I strongly adhere to being Jewish, there are times when I don't observe all the protocols. Keith's firmness in our belief gave me the impetus to fast for this solemn holiday.
PROUD FATHER, LOVING BROTHER Reaching Closure By Robert Fabrikant
More than 50 years ago I first learned that my father had a son from a former marriage. For reasons entirely inexplicable, I never sought out my brother from that former marriage. My father had turned his back on that son when the boy was not even 10 years old. Perhaps out of a sense of loyalty to my father, I blindly followed his example. Even after my father died, I stayed the course without giving it any thought. I did so even though my father had never told me why he had forsaken his first son.
Electronics Expo invited www.paramusPost.com to their initial display of Toshibaâ€™s new HD DVD player in their Paramus location. The presentation was spectacular, the clarity well defined and comparison made visual by a split screen. The product drew oohs and aahs from the small, but comfortable, group of watchers. The product will be available to retailers in March, 2006.
Kay and I will be married 45 years in August. How can that be? I'm only 18. But it's true. I guess you can say with assurance: "45 years that's a long marriage". These days I would have thought "long marriage" was an oxymoron. We're inundated with reports of celebrities being married for a weekend or going from one marriage to another like Brad Pitt and Jennifer-or is it Angelina? Seemingly bouncing from bed to bed like Tom Cruise jumping off a couch.
Mayor Tedesco was absent from the Council meeting due to personal problems at home. Council President Frank Ciambrone asked that people pray for the Mayor and his family, that there is a speedy recovery.
The agenda was carried out by the Council President and the councilmen read the various ordinances and resolutions. The meeting was over before Clare Petti realized.
Celebration of the Chinese New Year in 2006 at Trinity Presbyterian Church was delayed by the tremendous snowstorm the Sunday prior. Undaunted, the troupes played to a standing room only audience. The applause given to the young performers was heartwarming, the oohs and aahs well deserved.
Reverend Samuel Stone gave the opening prayer and the program began: