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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…

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…

Hackensack Championship Dreams Dashed

Hackensack Championship Dreams Dashed

  By Michael Cohen The Hackensack High School Comets were unable to overcome the experience and strength of Passaic County Tech’s front court, falling in the first round of the…

Paramus Students Explore Outer Space

Paramus Students Explore Outer Space

Students at East Book Middle School of Paramus recently participated in simulated missions at the Buehler Challenger Space and Science Center in Paramus. Each student was assigned a job in…

South Hackensack Literacy Night

South Hackensack Literacy Night

South Hackensack’s Memorial School recently hosted its annual Family Literacy Night to celebrate the importance and joy of reading, writing and family togetherness.  This year’s theme was “Snowmen at Night.”  Families…

Maywood Garage Arsonist Sought

Maywood Garage Arsonist Sought

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Maywood Police Department are searching for the suspects responsible for setting two garages ablaze on Maywood early Sunday. At approximately 5:30 a.m., the…