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West Brook Family Night

West Brook Family Night

On Sept. 20., West Brook Middle School’s fifth graders and their families participated in the second annual Fifth Grade Family Fun Night sponsored by the Paramus school’s PTA. Principal Carla…

Freeholder Tours Friendship House

Freeholder Tours Friendship House

Bergen County Freeholder John Mitchell recently visited North Jersey Friendship House on Atlantic Street in Hackensack for an update on the non-profit organization.  Friendship House helps individuals with varying abilities…

Visitation Welcomes Talking Otto

Visitation Welcomes Talking Otto

Visitation Academy of Paramus recently welcomed Otto the Auto, a talking car which educates children about traffic safety, as well as a AAA North Jersey representative and Paramus Police Officer…

Paramus High Senior Selected

Paramus High Senior Selected

Cindy Wu, a senior at Paramus High School, has earned the PCA Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship. The award is sponsored by Deloitte and presented to dozens of high school athletes based…

Stony Lane Builds Bridges

Stony Lane Builds Bridges

Students at Stony Lane School in Paramus recently attended an assembly program where they earned to build bridges with their bodies and connect with friends.  Each year, Stony Lane has…

Visitation Academy Prays for Peace

During a morning assembly on Sept. 11, the entire student body of Visitation Academy of Paramus prayed for peace. Sister Philomena McCartney, the principal, led the students in prayer and…

Bristol House Facade Collapse

Bristol House Facade Collapse

At 5:15 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, the facade of the Bristol House, 277 Prospect Ave., Hackensack, collapsed. No injuries were reported but several hundred bricks fell onto parked cars. The building…

Help give kids the tools they need to succeed in school

Help give kids the tools they need to succeed in school

Take a moment to consider this alarming fact: Each year more than 1 million American teens fail to graduate from high school, according to the Editorial Projects in Education Research…

Paramus Officer Rescues Family

Paramus Officer Rescues Family

Responding to a call from a neighbor smelling smoke, Paramus police arrived at an apartment at 11 Sorbello Road during the afternoon of Sept. 21 and saw smoke emanating from…

T-Shirts Display Survival Stories

T-Shirts Display Survival Stories

The HealingSPACE at the YWCA of Bergen County (formerly the YWCA Rape Crisis Center) hosted its 20th annual Clothesline Project on the historic Hackensack Green outside the Bergen County Court…