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Don’t Wish Away Your Days Waiting for Better Ones

A former neighbor of mine called out to me one day (many moons ago) as I was doing a power walk past his house. “Hey, trying to get your youth back?” He was a real jokester.

I stopped for a little conversation. My children, who were quite little at the time, were playing in the backyard under the watchful eye of their dad. “Geez, I said, can’t wait for the day when I ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - May 20, 2019

May 21, 2019

During the period between May 13 and May 19, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 282 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

May 18 - 10:33 PM – Patrols were dispatched to the Central Business District along Rock Road to investigate a report of a highly intoxicated man wandering the area after being denied service at a local bar. The subject, a 36-year-old Fair Lawn man ...

"Find Your Fearless" with Council Candidate Teresa Gilbreath

May 23, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Join Glen Rock Council Candidate Teresa Gilbreath at Merve’s Kitchen and Bakery on Saturday, June 15 from 1-2:30 p.m. for her "Finding Your Fearless" workshop.

Gilbreath is a retired corporate executive, and now council candidate, with extensive experience mentoring women. In this workshop she will share lessons that she has learned over the course of her ...

Bergen County to Host “A Visual Art Exhibit: Celebrating the Connection, Americans with ‘Unique Abilities’ and the Creative Arts”

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Freeholders invite the public to view a visual art exhibit showcasing artwork by clients of five participating organizations within Bergen County. The participating organizations include: The Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties; Life Opportunities Unlimited, A Non-Profit Organization; MarbleJam Kids, Inc.; The New Jersey ...

Taxing Responsibility for Teens with Summertime Jobs

With summer almost here, many students will turn their attention to making money from a summer job. Whether it’s flipping burgers or filing documents, the IRS wants student workers to know some facts about their summer jobs and taxes.

Not all the money they earn will make it to their pocket because employers must withhold taxes from their paycheck. Here are some tax tips young ...

Wheelchair Foundation UK Seeking Sponsors to Give Away Wheelchairs

Wheelchair Foundation UK is a non profit organization leading an international effort to create awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities. Wheelchair Foundation wants to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult in the world who needs one, but cannot afford one.

Each wheelchair costs only $135. If you are a corporate sponsor, we will put your logo on ...

Police Searching For Woman Who Robbed GSP's Abercrombie & Fitch With A Butcher Knife

May 23, 2019

PARAMUS, NJ - Police are seeking help tracking down a woman who reportedly robbed a store at Garden State Plaza using a butcher knife.

According to police, the incident occurred on May 16 at 5:49 p.m. when a woman walked into the Abercrombie & Fitch children’s store, approached an employee and whipped out a butcher knife. 

After directing the employee to a cash register, the ...

Reading With Toddlers Reduces Harsh Parenting, Rutgers-Led Study Finds

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.

Previous studies have shown that frequently shared reading prepares children for school by building language, literacy and emotional skills, but the study by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson ...

Gottheimer Reintroduces Bus Safety Bills In Washington

PARAMUS, NJ – A year after a school bus crash on Route 80 claimed the lives of fifth grade teacher Jennifer Williamson and 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas, who were traveling from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village for a field trip, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer reintroduced a pair of bills aimed at making school buses safer for children across the country.

After ...

Hackensack Kicks Off 'Food Truck Fridays May 31

HACKENSACK, NJ – There will be plenty of eats and beats on the streets this summer in Hackensack.

Beginning May 31 and running through Aug. 3, the Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance and the City of Hackensack will hold its first annual Food Truck Fridays series.

Every two weeks, there will be a variety of food truck vendors, as well as musical entertainment, on the ...

Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Gets $5,000 Boost from Realtor Association

May 13, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Board of Directors is pleased to announce a recent $5,000 grant from the Greater Bergen Realtors Association (GBAR) towards the purchase of agility equipment and seating for the privately funded dog park. 

“The Greater Bergen Association of Realtors is pleased to be able to be a part of such a great initiative," GBAR ...

Steve Adubato Talks with HGTV Stars, The Cousins, About their New Children's Book

May 22, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Remodeling experts and HGTV stars, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, were guests on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, sharing their latest projects as well as guidance for homeowners with the itch to renovate.

“The biggest thing you can do is plan,” advised John Colaneri. “Contractors in general have not been great at communication, and the crux of the entire ...

New World Pizza Brings Together Fresh Ingredients and Family at Franklin Food Truck Festival

FRANKLIN, NJ - Benefiting Franklin High School's Project Graduation, the 2nd Annual Franklin Food Truck Festival featured craft and food truck vendors from across the state.

"We have great vendors like New World Pizza. They have the best pizza in Somerset County, New Jersey, because they make it right on the spot - this is not heated up in a microwave!" said MacCafee ...

Bergen Community College Graduation Gowns Will Be Eco-Friendly

May 21, 2019

PARAMUS, NJ –  When Bergen Community College holds its commencement ceremony this week, graduates won't be wearing traditional black caps and gowns. 

Instead, for the first time ever, students will don eco-friendly attire made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles, making Bergen Community College the latest school in the country to nix polyester ...

New Bergen County Prosecutor Sworn-In

HACKENSACK, NJ – After more than a year under the leadership of an acting prosecutor, Bergen County now has a new chief law enforcement officer.

Mark Musella was sworn in as Bergen County Prosecutor by Superior Court Assignment Judge Bonnie Mizdol on Monday, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced in a press release.

The post has been vacant since Gurbir Grewal ...