January 28, 2018, is Data Privacy Day. Data Privacy Day was created to promote the importance of protecting your personal information. The day is primarily celebrated with events and seminars about the problems of online security, privacy and data protection. Another way to celebrate is by shredding paperwork containing personal information that you no longer need.

Scarinci Hollenbeck in Lyndhurst offers cyber security and data protection services. They provide strategic business consulting on all aspects of information policy, including privacy, information security and records management. For more information, call 201-896-4100.

Lindabury in Summit advises companies to prepare for and respond to data breach incidents. They advise on data protection and privacy laws. For more information, call 908-273-1212.

Global Document Services in Northfield provides document scanning, document destruction and copy and print services. For more information, call 1-800-472-9716.

A1 Courier Service in Cherry Hill offers courier services, document shredding, compliance and more. For more information, call 856-424-8393.

January 28 is also Daisy Day, Fun at Work Day and National Kazoo Day.

For similar celebrations, check out Today in NJ: National Technology Day and Today in NJ: National Techies Day.


Today in NJ, 2017: Blueberry Pancake Day

January 28, 2017, is Blueberry Pancake Day. Blueberry pancakes are made by mixing your favorite pancake batter and putting blueberries in a separate bowl. Then, after pouring the batter onto the griddle, you add the blueberries on top. Celebrate by making blueberry pancakes for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or by visiting one of the restaurants listed below.

Country Pancake House & Restaurant in Ridgewood serves more than 100 varieties of pancakes, over 20 types of French toast, more than 50 kinds of Belgian waffles, omelettes, eggs Benedict and more. They are open Sunday through Thursday from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm and Friday and Saturday from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm. For more information, call 201-444-8395.

Sweet Basil’s Cafe in Livingston is a vegetarian restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. They offer omelettes, many types of pancakes and French toast, soups, grilled eggplant, veggie burgers, salads and more. Their hours are Sunday and Monday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. For more information, call 973-994-3600.

Uncle Will’s in Beach Haven is famous for their pancakes. They also have omelettes, crepes, french toast and other breakfast specials. They are open Monday and Friday from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. For more information, call 609-492-2514.

EMS Cafe in Quinton serves pancakes, sandwiches, wraps, omelettes, salads and more. Their hours are Sunday and Monday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm. For more information, call 856-935-0349.


Today in NJ, 2016: Pop Art Day

January 28, 2016 is Pop Art Day. This is the anniversary of Jackson Pollock’s birth. Pollock was an influential American painter, famous for his ‘drip paintings.’ Though his works are different from the pop artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, they had a strong influence on future movements. His artwork laid the groundwork for the creation of Pop Art and Op Art movements. To celebrate Pop Art Day, visit one of the New Jersey businesses listed below.

The Picture Spa in Paramus turns your photos into pop art creations, and offers other services as well. They are open Monday through Wednesday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Thursday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. For more information, call 201-265-8400.

Barsky Gallery in Hoboken has many exhibitions throughout the year. They also offer complimentary art advisory, in home installation, corporate interiors, and custom commissions. They are open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. For more information, call 888-465-4949.

Jerry’s Artarama in Lawrenceville offers a wide variety of art supplies, as well as custom framing. They are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Sunday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.  For more information, call 609-530-8972.


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