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Ready, Set, Serve

Ready, Set, Serve

Bergen County Middle School students participated in a summer leadership and community service program, Ready, Set, Serve, sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County. The students will work on…

Freeholders Honor Scholarship Winners

Freeholders Honor Scholarship Winners

At two recent Freeholder Meetings, the Board of Chosen Freeholders honored two Bergen County high school students who are leaders, both academically and in service to others. Ariel Murphy and…

Scouts Invite You to a Family Fun Day

Scouts Invite You to a Family Fun Day

Boy Scout Troop 5 sponsored by Holy Trinity Church, Hackensack will have a Family Fun Day on Sunday, September 21, 10AM to 4PM at Olsen Park, Bogota.  Families and friends…

Jim Doone of NJ Juvenile Justice Commission is Distinguished Speaker At Sunset Rotary

Jim Doone of NJ Juvenile Justice Commission is Distinguished Speaker At Sunset Rotary

At their regular weekly meeting September 3rd Sunset Rotary Club members were honored to have Jim Doone as their distinguished speaker. Jim is the Ombudsman for the NJ Juvenile Justice…

“Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art” (three Bergen County artists in Virginia museum show of recycled hubcaps)

“Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art” (three Bergen County artists in Virginia museum show of recycled hubcaps)

The artwork of three Bergen County artists have been selected to be exhibited at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley’s show of recycled hubcaps. Kathy Rebek and Irmari Nacht of…

Dog from Shelter Let’s help one of our long timers this week

Dog from Shelter Let’s help one of our long timers this week

Tawny is a female, shepherd mix.  At 1 year old, her owners could not take her along so they decided to give her to us. She will need all the basics, ranging…

BVMI’s 5th Anniversary Marks Great Strides in Providing Free Healthcare to Low-income Bergen County Residents

BVMI’s 5th Anniversary Marks Great Strides in Providing  Free Healthcare to Low-income Bergen County Residents

Today Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative is a bustling, by-appointment-only healthcare center with 32 practitioners who provide healthcare to 1,000 patients in 6,000 medical visits.  Five years ago founder Samuel A.…

Elisabete Miranda, CQ Fluency CEO, witnesses President Obama’s signing of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Elisabete Miranda, CQ Fluency CEO, witnesses President Obama’s signing of  Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Elisabete Miranda, President of CQ Fluency was invited by the White House on July 31, 2014 to witness the momentous signing of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. …

Women’s Equality Day Celebrated Across Bergen County

Women’s Equality Day Celebrated Across Bergen County

This week, residents from across Bergen County celebrated Women’s Equality Day which marks the enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote. Freeholder Vice-Chairwoman…

Bergen Now State’s Top Associate Degree Producer

Bergen Now State’s Top Associate Degree Producer

President B. Kaye Walter, Ph.D., greeted students as they arrived for the first day of classes at Bergen Community College’s main campus Sept. 2. According to data compiled by Community…