Early this year, an amateur scholar named Paul J.J. Payack made a reckless, some would say offensive, announcement. By the end of 2006, he claimed, the English language will acquire its 1 millionth word.
This assertion shot like a comet across the world's newsrooms. National Public Radio, CNN, the Sunday Times of London, the People's Daily, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. pounced. Their stories were whimsical, playful, fun.
Cassandra Stone (Cassy), a second grade student at Ridge Ranch School in Paramus, recently won the grand prize in the national Crayola - Royal Caribbean "Freedom to Explore" art and essay contest. Her grand prize includes an all expense paid seven-night cruise for the family on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Her essay and picture will be reproduced for permanent display on the "Freedom of the Seas," world's largest cruise ship to be launched on May 11th, 2006, at Port Liberty, NJ.
The benefits of regular physical activity are
overwhelmingly positive for everyone, but even so most Americans,
including men, women and young people, fail to get enough exercise.
Thirty minutes of moderate intensity exercise done five days a week
substantially reduces the risk of dying from coronary heart disease
which is now the nationâ€™s leading cause of death. Physical activity can
also decrease the risk for stroke, colon cancer, Type 2 Diabetes and
high blood pressure. In addition, exercise may help you to lower
cholesterol, control and maintain a healthy body weight, assist in the
maintenance and development of healthy joints and bones, promote
psychological well being and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
There are still some people who are not familiar with the Do Not Call Registry. Can one blame them? After all it is government and bureaucracy. There have been some recent changes but one can still register and be counted. As a matter of fact, you can now add your cell phones to this list. To register:
Neibart and Barbara Marella met me in the lobby of the NJ Veterans
Memorial Home at Paramus to discuss Public Relations for the Social
Security Administration display scheduled an hour away. It seems that
no PR goes out without State of NJ Dept. of Military and Veterans
Affairs. They quickly contacted headquarters to get approval.
The 30th anniversary of the Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival plans to be nothing less than a spectacular event April 9-23 in Newarkâ€™s Branch Brook Park. The Festival spans the two week bloom period of the park's world-famous Japanese flowering cherry tree collection. For information call 973-268-3500. Visit www.branchbrookpark.org
From the days of our American History classes, we remember the â€˜Minutemanâ€™ as a symbol of the fighting spirit of the early colonists. Through the years this figure came to represent the person who answered our countryâ€™s need in time of crisis. Little, if any, mention was made of the women who defended their country from their home.
Paramus, NJ. Paramus Surgical Center, New Jerseyâ€™s leader in minimally invasive surgery will be hosting a Cosmetic Surgery Seminar, April 27, 2006. Take a tour of the facility and hear an informative presentation designed to answer ALL of your cosmetic surgery questions!
The invited speaker, Gregory E. Rauscher, MD, PA, FACS, is an accomplished, board certified Cosmetic, Hand & Plastic Surgeon. Professor, Plastic Surgery, UMDNJ as well as Section Chief, Cosmetic Surgery, HUMC.