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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…

Midland School Best Buddies

Midland School Best Buddies

Midland School of Paramus recently started a buddy program between the kindergartners and the fourth grade students.  They meet monthly to read or create a holiday-themed craft.   The program fosters…

Visitation Kids Support Philippines

Visitation Kids Support Philippines

The Visitation Academy Student Council recently sponsored a bake sale and clothing drive to benefit the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. Various collections will continue at the Paramus…

TouchDown Hackensack Mega Bash

TouchDown Hackensack Mega Bash

Get pumped up for the Big Game with a day of family activities at TouchDown Hackensack on Feb. 1, just 24 hours before the biggest sporting event of the year…

Varick Christian Jazz Night

Varick Christian Jazz Night

Varick Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church of Hackensack will hold a Friendship and Christian Jazz Night Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at Varick’s Fellowship Theater, 120 Atlantic St. There will…