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Memorial School Gives Back

Memorial School Gives Back

The South Hackensack Memorial School Student Council recently organized a food drive. For several weeks, children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade filled up box after box with donations for the…

Ranchers Design Snowmen, Snowwomen

Ranchers Design Snowmen, Snowwomen

Students in Christine Chiaramonte’s and Shira Zimmerman’s first grade class at Ridge Ranch School in Paramus recently designed snowmen and snowwomen to create a unique community of snow people. They learned…

Band Mates Accept Varsity Letters

Band Mates Accept Varsity Letters

Members of the Hackensack High School Marching Band recently received their varsity letters. Pictured, front row: Casey MacVicar, Kayla DelVechio, Maisha Dolon, Kathy Suqui and Keana Watson; middle row, Kaelyn Finney, Bria Cole,…

Honoring Nelson ‘Madiba’ Mandela

Honoring Nelson ‘Madiba’ Mandela

By Juliann Weston Upon entering the sanctuary of Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Hackensack on the evening of Dec. 12, one knew that something very special was taking place. The…

Don Bosco Music Contest

Don Bosco Music Contest

Don Bosco Preparatory High School is sponsoring its fourth Young Artists’ Scholarship Competition to celebrate, recognize and reward the talent, commitment and discipline of young performers.  This competition offers area…

City Manager Forced Out

City Manager Forced Out

After more than eight years of service, Hackensack City Manager Steve Lo Iacono has been removed. Lo Iacono, who was currently four months into a one-year contract with the new…

Sheriff’s Office Earns Accreditation

Sheriff’s Office Earns Accreditation

The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office was unanimously granted re-accreditation from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police through its New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission. “I want to…

Community Bank Celebrates 85 Years

Community Bank Celebrates 85 Years

Community Bank of Bergen County opened its doors to customers in a small storefront in Rochelle Park 85 years ago.  The bank was established by a group of local businessmen…

‘Tis The Season

‘Tis The Season

By Barbara J. Gooding  The Christmas season is here.  Radio stations are playing Christmas tunes non-stop; TV commercials are filled with all the items any man, woman, child or pet…

Learning How to Type

Learning How to Type

Students at Memorial School in Paramus are learning keyboarding this year in preparation for next year’s standardized test, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, which will…