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Hackensack Increases Trash Collection

Hackensack Increases Trash Collection

Beginning on March 17, Hackensack will increase garbage collection throughout the entire city to two times per week.  Last summer, the city council launched a successful pilot program in which…

East Brook Welcomes Olympic Bobsled Designer

East Brook Welcomes Olympic Bobsled Designer

A parent at East Brook Middle School of Paramus, who works at BMW North America, recently visited the school to speak about how her company designed the U.S. Olympic bobsled…

Mayor Visits Parkway School

Mayor Visits Parkway School

Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera recently visited fourth grade students at Parkway School to discuss local government.  LaBarbiera explained how the three branches of local government coordinate with the three branches…

Sister Launches Glaucoma Awareness Effort

Sister Launches Glaucoma Awareness Effort

Rachel Bell, a student at East Brook Middle School in Paramus, recently initiated a fundraiser to benefit congenital glaucoma research and awareness.  Bell’s younger brother, Daniel, who attends Parkway School,…

Parkway Promotes Dental Health

Parkway Promotes Dental Health

  Preschool students at Parkway School in Paramus recently enjoyed learning about dental health and proper brushing techniques. …

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…