School is almost out and itâ€™s time to think about summer camp. Picking the best and safest place is difficult, given the thousands of choices. So why not let the Internet help? If you have bad memories of Camp Leaky Roof, youâ€™ll be surprised to
learn whatâ€™s out there today. Yes, there are traditional camps with
activities likes canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts and other
activities. But there are a slew of theme-oriented camps as well.
Once upon a time, people were mean to each other. There was fighting and selfishness and suffering.
Then came religion, ideologies that taught that you should treat others the way you would want to be treated.
And it was good. For a little while anyway.
So writes Karen Armstrong in her newest book dealing with the early
days of religions. Her forte is the big picture - with a library that
includes "A History of God," "The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's
World" and "The Battle for God."
Fritz Behnke has put a lot of effort into preserving Paramus History. His joy in doing this is evident as he takes people on a tour of the new facility, which has been moved from his residence to a newly built building on Paramus Road. Open Sundays from 1 PM to 5 PM, it is worth the trip to learn about our town.
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.