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Teens Attend AIDS Conference

Teens Attend AIDS Conference

The AIDS Outreach Program at HackensackUMC hosted the 15th annual World AIDS Day prevention-focused conference for high school students. This year’s conference was entitled “Getting Back to Zero” – meaning…

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…

Power of Social Media

Power of Social Media

The Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce Education Committee recently hosted a Lunch and Learn program entitled “The Power of Social Media.” Jhovanny Rodriguez of Synetek Solutions presented a variety of…