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Hillers School Celebrates African Heritage

Hillers School Celebrates African Heritage

Throughout the month of February, Fanny Meyer Hillers School of Hackensack celebrated African culture and African-American history. Among the activities was an African heritage fashion show where all staff members…

The Benefits of Animal Therapy

The Benefits of Animal Therapy

Volunteers from Bright and Beautiful and Pet Partners Delta, two animal therapy organizations, visited the Ani-Pals Club of Hackensack High School on March 4.  Lily, a Newfoundland dog dressed in traditional…

Child Sleep Tips for Daylight Savings Time

Child Sleep Tips for Daylight Savings Time

Daylight savings time starts this coming Sunday, March 9. We turn our clocks forward and miss out on an hour of precious sleep. It tends to be less problematic for…

Mordaga Accepts 3-Year Deal

Mordaga Accepts 3-Year Deal

     Hackensack Police Director Michael Mordaga has agreed to a three-year labor contract offered by the city council. Mordaga, who was hired by the previous administration 13 months ago, will…

The Happy Writer Available Online

The Happy Writer Available Online

When Writer’s Relief President Ronnie Smith first told friends about her idea to start a business helping creative writers make submissions, some people scoffed. “My best friend had come to…

Caring for your community: Three ways to give back year-round

Caring for your community: Three ways to give back year-round

Do you think your family should get involved in volunteer efforts, but you don’t know how to get started? Whether you choose to be active in your community on a…

Paramus Students Explore Outer Space

Paramus Students Explore Outer Space

Students at East Book Middle School of Paramus recently participated in simulated missions at the Buehler Challenger Space and Science Center in Paramus. Each student was assigned a job in…

South Hackensack Literacy Night

South Hackensack Literacy Night

South Hackensack’s Memorial School recently hosted its annual Family Literacy Night to celebrate the importance and joy of reading, writing and family togetherness.  This year’s theme was “Snowmen at Night.”  Families…

Old-Fashioned Sweets, Modern Twist

Old-Fashioned Sweets, Modern Twist

By Joy Belgiovine Mills Bakery (275 Valley Blvd., Wood-Ridge ) has been a neighborhood staple in Wood-Ridge since opening its doors in 1920, serving up old-fashioned sweet treats such as pecan…

Mock Trial Team Success

Mock Trial Team Success

The Bergen Catholic High School Mock Trial team finished off another successful season, not losing a single competition until the semi-final round of the Bergen County tournament. Pictured: Peter Coleman,…