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Bringing Heat: The New Burning Bush (Hot Sauce)

Bergenfield—Nathan Kruman, a Teaneck native, did a brisk busi­ness during the height of pre-Shab­bat shopping last week at Grand & Essex, as he debuted an exciting new hot sauce for the kosher mar­ketplace. Combining traditional hot spices with “ancient herbs from the Middle East,” Burning Bush hot sauce uses a combination of unex­pected

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“The Cheese Guy” Pioneers Kosher Artisan Cheese

Teaneck—The Cheese Guy, also known as Brent Delman of Yonkers, NY, recently visited Teaneck for a tasting and demonstration of sev­eral of his Italian cheeses at Glatt Express. His products are wide­ly available in Bergen County, since they’re also carried at Cedar Mar­ket, Ma’adan, Grand & Essex, Tenafly Gourmet Farms, as well as Shoprite and Fairway

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Stepping Over the “Wealth Threshhold” (Part 1)

By various statistical measures, financial inequality among Americans is increasing. In short, research indicates rich Americans are getting richer, while the poor and middle class Americans are losing ground. Since the recession, rising economic tides are not floating all boats.

On a macro level, the apparently increasing divergence between rich and poor

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The Largest Uninsured Liability Anyone May Face

My father-in-law just turned 100, my sis­ter’s mother-in-law is 93, my friend’s mother just passed away at 95. It is not unusual to hear of people in their 90s, sometimes even in their 100s, and, in, fact, it has been said that this is the fastest-growing portion of our population. But although many are privileged to attain old age, especially with the help of

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PrimoKosher Bringing Romanian Meat to Bergen and Beyond

PrimoKosher, an Illinois provider of Ro­manian kosher meat, has recently launched a website (www.PrimoKosher.com) to allow those living outside of Chicago the opportuni­ty to order Romanian meat and have it deliv­ered to their door. It is currently serving the Te­aneck, Bergenfield, New Milford, Englewood, Fair Lawn, West Orange, and Passaic

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Dial In to Public Opinion

Do you want to know what new movie oth­er parents think your child may like best? Are you curious as to what New Jerseyans think about a recent policy decision by Governor Chris Christie? Do you need feedback on any­thing at all?

LiveDial is a social polling app for smart­phones that allows users to voice their opin­ions by responding to surveys on

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Meet Your Neighborhood Taxi Service - Blue Skies

Cars are often essential for getting from place to place, but people are often unable to drive themselves for a variety of reasons. Blue Skies Car and Courier Service is availa­ble as your personal chauffeur. The service, based in Bergen County and started by Les Weiss three years ago, offers 24/7 service to area airports, bus and train stations, cruise lines, and

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OMO Construction: On His Own He Builds Proudly

Construction has several things in common with baking according to David Baumser, owner of OMO Construction, a Shomer Shabbos Passaic and Bergen County company that has been around for over 25 years.

In baking a cake, the baker has to make sure the cake both tastes and looks good. In construction, the contractor has to make sure everything is

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Lower Back Pain Relief “As Seen on TV”

Denville—If you found that a $20 product had the ability to lessen or even eliminate chronic or acute low back pain, would you buy it? A company called Top Dog Direct thinks so. To that end, they’ve licensed the BeActive Brace, a soft trigger point compression brace worn just below the knee that claims to ease low back pain that

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Wildes Ices Citizenship for Englewood’s Ice Cream Man

 

Syed Rizvi, proprietor of Ice Cream on Grand and well-known philanthropist, is always willing to offer a helping hand to those in need, and does so with an infectious smile. Yet Mr. Rizvi’s life was not always a happy one. After receiving bad

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How to Have “Happy Accidents” – On Purpose (Part 2)

Probability ≠ (does not equal) Inevitability:  The False Premise of Many “Planning” Paradigms

The idea that financial success is often achieved by preparing for opportunities that cannot be seen in advance can create psychological tension. Most of us like certainty and the sense of control that comes with it. The idea of planning for things that may or

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Apartment Hunting in Israel on Chol Hamoed

A client wanted to go apartment hunting in Jerusalem during Chol Hamoed, but was unsure whether according to halacha (Jewish law) he could do so. I told him to ask his local rabbi as I am not fit to make that decision for him. As this question comes up often, I decided to devote this article to reviewing some of the issues.

The major question is whether one is

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