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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…

Girl, 13, Reports Sexual Assault

Girl, 13, Reports Sexual Assault

A 25-year-old Hackensack man has been arrested by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a girl beginning when she was 11 years old. County…

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…

Win a Family Four-Pack to Ringling Bros. Barnum Bailey Legends

Win a Family Four-Pack to Ringling Bros. Barnum Bailey Legends

Everyone loves the circus, and by getting us ‘Likes’ on our Facebook page, you can win a family-4-pack to Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Presents Legends on March 20, 2014…

Sheriff’s Officer Discovers Heroin Stash

Sheriff’s Officer Discovers Heroin Stash

At approximately 11:40 a.m. Saturday, Bergen County Sheriff’s Officer Krzysztof Wojtylo was serving court papers in Garfield when he observed a motorist traveling south on Shaw Street toward Lanza Avenue. …

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,…

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…