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Junior Basketball Team Afire

Junior Basketball Team Afire

The Hackensack Junior Comets eighth grade basketball team is off to an amazing start this season, recently winning a second tournament.  On Dec. 27, the boys participated in the Wayne…

Words with Friends

Words with Friends

On Dec. 11, third grade students at the Fanny M. Hillers School in Hackensack, were gifted with brand new dictionaries as part of the annual Dictionary Project, led by the…

Recognizing the stories of remarkable women pioneers, known and untold

Recognizing the stories of remarkable women pioneers, known and untold

(BPT) – America has seen women emerge as inspiring national figures including female Supreme Court justices, speakers of the house, CEOs, trailblazing athletes, activists, entertainers and leaders of their communities,…

Community Calendar

AT THE LIBRARIES JOHNSON LIBRARY LIBRARY CLOSED Nov. 22, 23. GALLERY AND CASES: Mixed media Art Exhibition by the Hackensack Art Club. PLAY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP presented by AIM Theatre Workshop…

Health alert – picking the right team to tackle opioid painkiller dependence

Health alert – picking the right team to tackle opioid painkiller dependence

A Silent Epidemic (BPT) – Prescription painkiller dependence has reached epidemic levels in the United States. In 2010, 12 million Americans reported misuse of prescription painkillers in just one year.…

How teens can make a difference and do something good this summer

How teens can make a difference and do something good this summer

Every teenager looks forward to the lazy days of summer. But don’t underestimate the power of today’s youth – a growing number want to do something to make a difference.…

CC Sabathia pitches in to help bring fast relief to Americans in need by raising donations for the American Red Cross

CC Sabathia pitches in to help bring fast relief to Americans in need by raising donations for the American Red Cross

When a community faces a disaster, it’s important to have an all-star team onsite to help provide fast relief. Much like with disaster relief efforts, speed is essential in baseball…

Five steps to impact community health positively through education

Five steps to impact community health positively through education

Health education is a rewarding career for many. You don’t have to be a doctor or a nurse to become involved. It takes professionals in accounting, research, law and administration…

From political schemer to prison reformer: The life of Chuck Colson remembered

From political schemer to prison reformer: The life of Chuck Colson remembered

In 1974 the Watergate scandal sent Chuck Colson, White House special counsel and self-described “hatchet man,” to federal prison. After experiencing a conversion to evangelical Christianity – a metamorphosis so…

A woman’s ‘rare’ journey: life with an uncommon disease

A woman’s ‘rare’ journey: life with an uncommon disease

Everyone has a rare quality or a characteristic that sets him or her apart from others – a special talent, a unique interest or, for some, a rare disease. A…