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Blue Laws violated again by Toll Brothers in Bergen County

Pictured: Goose laying eggs on Palm Sunday in the middle of USR pond filled over the weekend by Toll Brothers with heavy construction mud.

by Derek Michalski

Upper Saddle River NJ, Blue Laws violated again by Toll Brothers in Bergen County. Why Toll Brother have no respect for our environment is obviously clear to anyone who followed the story of Apple Ridge a/k/a Preserve? But why Toll Brothers brakes social norm, respect for our believes and our religion is beyond comprehension. Perhaps if Satanism was allowed on the premises of Toll Brothers Bergen Sheriff and Jim Tedesco would act but because Blue Laws are broken almost every other Sunday nobody gives a damn…………..very sad state of Bergen County we are entering, very sad indeed.

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Another Defection ,Saddle Brook Police Chief Robert J. Kugler Switches from Democrat to Republican Party

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HACKENSACK NJ, in the second high profile defection this month. Saddle Brook Police Chief Robert J. Kugler announced that he has officially joined the Republican Party and would be actively participating with the Bergen County Republican Organization (BCRO). Kugler previously affiliated as a Democrat, and was a candidate for Sherriff in 2018.

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Bergen County Real Estate Developer Charged with Bank Fraud

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Englewood NJ, An Englewood, New Jersey-based real estate developer today admitted his role in a conspiracy to illegally obtain nominee loans from Mariner’s Bank, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

James Demetrakis, 79, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to make false entries to deceive a financial institution and the FDIC.

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Wednesday Morning Rollover 17 Southbound in Waldwick

Photo and post courtesy of the Northwest Bergen Mutual Aid Association

Waldwick NJ, according to the Northwest Bergen Mutual Aid Association this morning at 6:15 am the Waldwick Fire Department was dispatched to a reported rollover on Route 17 southbound. Chief Mike Ferrara arrived to find a car on its side against the bridge that spans over Sheridan Avenue. There were many motorists that had stopped to assist and were holding up the car to prevent it from rolling back over. Chief Ferrara ordered the Rescue Jacks off Rescue 642 to be placed into service immediately to secure the vehicle. Meanwhile the crew from Squad 634 assisted in putting the Hurst tools into service to free the victim who was trapped in the vehicle. With multiple tools working the victim was freed from the car very quickly and was treated by an ALS & BLS unit from the Valley Hospital. An excellent job by all who responded.

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April 6th Was the Official Start of Trout Season in New Jersey

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Ridgewood NJ, Opening day of trout season: Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 8 a.m. To fish for trout or salmon, a valid New Jersey fishing license and trout stamp are both required for residents at least 16 years and less than 70 years of age plus all non-residents 16 years and older.

Each spring, approximately 570,000 rainbow trout raised at the Pequest Trout Hatchery are stocked into the state’s streams, ponds, and lakes. Nearly 1/3 of these trout, 184,400, await anglers on April 6 when the season opens. The majority of trout being stocked will average 10½ inches but large breeders, measuring 14 – 23″ and weighing up to 7 pounds are also distributed in the early weeks of the season.

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Law Enforcement Considers Drug Sniffing Rabbit

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Paramus NJ, the Paramus Police Department is considering a drug sniffing rabbit to add to their crime fighting arsenal .

The Police department seems to be taking a wait and see attitude on Facebook ,”We are waiting to see how this works out”

“Waterford Township Police Department (NJ) is at Rabbit Narcotics Training
Rabbit Town, MD

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Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty Launches Their Inaugural Issue of Reside Magazine

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RIDGEWOOD NJ , Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, one of New Jersey’s leading luxury real estate firms, announces the launch of their inaugural issue of RESIDE® Magazine created in conjunction with Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Media Group. Wall Street Journal is one of the largest publications in the United States, with a circulation of approximately 2.474 million copies, including over 1.5 million digital subscriptions. The customized luxury magazine will target Wall Street Journal subscribers who intend to purchase a home within the next 12 months with an estimated budget of $1,392,470 for their next primary residence purchase, and an estimated budget of $790,773 for their next secondary vacation purchase.

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Forces that Drive Family Business Success

Today, many people have family businesses. That’s great when all the members of the family work together and are focused on the same objectives. However, statistics say that not all family businesses can make it to their second and even third generation, but why? We decided to study this topic inside out. Having read this review, you’ll find out what particular aspects influence the development of the family business. What can unite families? What forces contribute to the development of family businesses? So, get comfortable and have a look.

Family Unity

Do you know what this term means? Unfortunately, not all families understand the meaning. It doesn’t matter from what country you or your wife are and how you got acquainted. Some couples meet each other at higher educational establishments whereas others use online dating services. All in all, it doesn’t matter.

Family unity is not about this. It is something bigger. Unified families work together; all the questions related to their business are of prime importance for them. They frequently organize family meetings and solve all the conflicts together. When each family member is interested in one and the same result, the success is guaranteed.

Children Learn Business Rules Since Childhood

All kids in this family know everything about this business. There’s a well-known saying which characterizes this situation best of all – they live in each other’s pockets. They see what their parents do every day. Parents frequently ask their kids to do this or that task. They know that it is necessary to invest in the next generation and they do this since childhood. However, successful families will never press their kids to come into their family business. Unfortunately, when children join their family business only because their parents force them to do this, in all probability, they will become poor successors. If the owner is interested in business development, the success is guaranteed. If no, nothing good will come out of it.

So, what should parents do to raise successful performing successors?

  • Parents should be passionate about what they do.
  • Show that this business is very important.
  • Show that it is necessary to be a responsive and reliable owner.
  • Raise them as leaders.

These parents will never yank their kids off the case.

Family Business is More Important Than Money

Keep in mind that successful families have a set of values to which they are committed, and these values are even more important than money. The main formula for success is to set the right goals. Everything should be planned. They know what particular goals they want to achieve, and they will go above and beyond to tackle those challenges. Furthermore, every family member works hard to turn all the ideas into reality.

Except for planning, it is also necessary to do something. Translating all these values into actions is their number one priority.

They Use New Innovative Tools to Run Their Businesses

Considering the number of all digital achievements today, it is a sin not to use them. Such tools as online advertising, e-commerce or social media are the best modern tools to promote your business. Unfortunately, previous generations couldn’t use them. The impact of modern technologies on business is great! Those family businesses for whom technology is a challenge aren’t successful. Therefore, if you see that parents can’t understand what technological achievements to implement, help them. The younger generation is usually more tech savvy.

One can run a successful family business only due to the powerful teamwork. Each family member goes under a full head of steam to achieve their goals. Simply put, the success of the family business depends on the desire of each family member to achieve common goals.

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DOJ Charges Cresskill Man With Bankruptcy Fraud

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Cresskill NJ, A Bergen County, New Jersey, man was charged today with making false declarations in relation to a bankruptcy proceeding, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Victor Osorio, 40, of Cresskill, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with two counts of bankruptcy fraud. He is scheduled to make his initial appearance this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion in Newark federal court.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

On Feb. 16, 2017, Osorio filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Osorio signed the bankruptcy petition under penalty of perjury, declaring that the information provided was true and correct.

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Why It’s Important for Moms to Keep Their Guts In Check

The strength and love of a mother is truly one of a kind. There is no greater definition of unconditional love than that of a mother to their child. Although there is no direct link to motherhood and an amplified intuition, there is no doubt that moms have tremendous gut feeling power. Whether it is the heightened senses that increase when becoming a mom or the never ending fear of losing their child, knowing when something is off without really knowing what’s going wrong is a gift no one can deny is evident in mothers.

There may not be clear scientific research backing the claims of gut health and intuition, but there is no denying that bad physical health can interfere with clear thinking. A mother’s intuition is not exclusive to humans alone, as almost all animal species have shown the mother’s evident capability in keeping their child out of harm way. By simply listening to that inner voice, moms are able to always figure out the right thing to do for their child. Whether one calls it the conscience, the soul, or God, listening to that inner gut feeling can be the best decision to make. Trusting that voice takes a lot of courage, and denying its power can be detrimental.

To fully understand the gut feelings in the body and if they are accurate or not, it is also important to place priority on gut health. A healthy gut creates overall improved health in all aspects of the body. When the body is unable to function properly, gaining a grip on what the body is trying to convey will be extremely challenging. Mental and physical health do go hand in hand. Any time there is a presence of negative bacteria in the stomach, the ability to think properly becomes more of a challenge. The mother has to always be alert and ready to take charge, especially when put in uncharted territorial experiences. The moment health gets in the way of the decision making process, it becomes more difficult to be an authoritative figure.

How Microbiomes Work In The Body

Healthy microbiomes in the gut have been shown to regulate the immune system’s functions by creating a more active flow. The body consists of trillions of fungi, viruses, and bacteria, all collectively known as this microbiome. The existence of this bacteria can fasten the metabolism, improve digestion, break down nutrients, and combat negative toxins in the gut. Bad gut health is linked to various diseases related to the liver, diabetes, heart health, and various other bowel movement conditions. An imbalance of healthy and unhealthy microbes inside intestines can cause major damage to the natural functions of other major organs as well. That is why it is vital to always keep the gut in check and balanced at all times. It will take some time to fully cleanse the gut, but the results will be far worth the time put into its care.

Not all bacteria are bad, with some actually beneficial to the body’s existence. The trillions of present microbes exist mostly in the intestines, with the rest on the skin. These microbes are mostly in the socket of the large intestine known as the cecum or the gut microbiome. There are actually more bacterial cells in the body in comparison to every other human cell. There are 30 trillion human cells in the body and over 40 trillion bacterial cells, which means the body consists of more bacteria cells than human ones. With over 1,000 different species of these bacteria, each one plays a huge role in the health of the gut. At times these microbes can reach up to 5 pounds and if contaminated with negative bacteria, the entire body will be affected.

Without proper gut health, the body deteriorates and fluctuates, as everything is connected to the gut. Evidence has shown that babies actually first come in contact with these microbes while still in the womb. This is why mothers are advised to consume more live active cultures while pregnant. From the beginning of conception, humans are connected and exposed to the bacteria of the gut and will eventually create their own as full grown beings. The higher the microbiome diversity present in the gut, the healthier it is for the body.

How Food Affects Gut Health

The food consumed defies what level of bacterial diversity is created in the stomach. The more whole foods consumed and fresh produce, the more positive bacteria cultivation occurs. As the diversity of microbes increase in mothers, the nutrients in the breast milk enriches. The first type of bacteria the baby is exposed to is the Bifidobacteria which is present in breast milk. This bacteria is crucial for the healthy growth of babies as well as the absorption of nutrients in the mothers cells.

The digestive process of fiber is also due to certain bacteria present in the gut. Certain bacteria in the gut happen to be responsible for the breakdown of fiber in the gut, and without the stomach it is incapable to metabolize food properly. In terms of the immune system, microbiome creates a fluidity in the gut that produces immune cells to grow. How the body reacts to infection is determined by the present healthy bacterial cells in the gut.

The Connection Between Brain And Gut Functions

Brain health and activity is also somewhat controlled by the gut and the microbiomes present. New research suggests that these microbes have the ability to affect the central nervous system in the brain which creates the ability to think clearly. Overall, there are countless ways and reasons as to why the gut microbiome is responsible for production key physical functions on overall health.

Never neglect the health of the gut, as it will tremendously affect the way one’s intuition is utilized. The healthier the literal gut is, the stronger the gut feelings will be in action. Overlooking one of the biggest organs in the body can have long term negative effects. It does not take too much to keep the gut in check. With the right diet, a bit of physical activity, and regular check ups with a doctor, the gut can stay in tip top condition.