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Find the right tools to invest in a healthy smile

Find the right tools to invest in a healthy smile

If you’re concerned about your oral health and looking to protect your physical and financial well-being, one of the easiest ways to do so is to practice preventive care. Attending…

Dog from Shelter Let’s help one of our long timers this week

Dog from Shelter Let’s help one of our long timers this week

Tawny is a female, shepherd mix.  At 1 year old, her owners could not take her along so they decided to give her to us. She will need all the basics, ranging…

BVMI’s 5th Anniversary Marks Great Strides in Providing Free Healthcare to Low-income Bergen County Residents

BVMI’s 5th Anniversary Marks Great Strides in Providing  Free Healthcare to Low-income Bergen County Residents

Today Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative is a bustling, by-appointment-only healthcare center with 32 practitioners who provide healthcare to 1,000 patients in 6,000 medical visits.  Five years ago founder Samuel A.…

Elisabete Miranda, CQ Fluency CEO, witnesses President Obama’s signing of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Elisabete Miranda, CQ Fluency CEO, witnesses President Obama’s signing of  Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Elisabete Miranda, President of CQ Fluency was invited by the White House on July 31, 2014 to witness the momentous signing of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. …

Tips for reducing food and packaging waste in your kitchen

Tips for reducing food and packaging waste in your kitchen

Have you ever thought about how much food ends up being wasted? Expired yogurt cups, slimy salads, moldy leftovers – it all adds up. Experts estimate that more than 40…

Women’s Equality Day Celebrated Across Bergen County

Women’s Equality Day Celebrated Across Bergen County

This week, residents from across Bergen County celebrated Women’s Equality Day which marks the enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote. Freeholder Vice-Chairwoman…

Bergen Now State’s Top Associate Degree Producer

Bergen Now State’s Top Associate Degree Producer

President B. Kaye Walter, Ph.D., greeted students as they arrived for the first day of classes at Bergen Community College’s main campus Sept. 2. According to data compiled by Community…

Hackensack University Health Network President and Chief Executive Officer Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – Departments Quickly Follow Suit

Hackensack University Health Network President and Chief Executive Officer Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge –  Departments Quickly Follow Suit

Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer, Hackensack University Health Network and Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, HackensackUMC,  participated in the ‘ALS Ice…

Chore Handyman Service Receives Grant from Provident Bank Foundation

Chore Handyman Service Receives Grant from Provident Bank Foundation

The Provident Bank Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Volunteer Center of Bergen County’s Chore Handyman Service, for its work in providing home repairs that keep senior citizen…

Bluegrass Comes to the Ramapo Highlands, Sloatsburg, NY, September 7th

Bluegrass Comes to the Ramapo Highlands, Sloatsburg, NY, September 7th

Bring your lawn chairs to the Great Lawn of Harmony Hall, Jacob Sloat House (1848), 15 Liberty Rock Road, Sloatsburg, NY, on Sunday, September 7th from 1-6 PM for The…