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NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

First Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in New Jersey

December 6, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from Georgia, and had recently traveled to South Africa.

She tested positive on November 28 ...

New Covid-19 Variant Omicron Spreading

HACKENSACK, NJ - Another variant of the Conrona-19 virus called the Omicron variant was detected in people in South Africa and others who had recently traveled from the country. Although,” The U.S. hasn't detected any cases of the new variant yet,” Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on Sunday; simultaneously, Canada ...

Hackensack Public Schools to Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Students

HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack Public Schools will be hosting a free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for children ages five and older to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. 

The clinic will be taking place on November 23 at Jackson Avenue Elementary School and November 30 at Fairmount Elementary School. Both vaccine events will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Vaccines will be ...

Missing Nutley Teen Morgan Panzer Found Safe

December 3, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - Missing teen Morgan Panzer has been located and is safe according to the Nutley Police Department.

Panzer was reported missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Wed. Dec. 1, 2021. She was in Paramus at the time attending classes at Bergen County College. 

Panzer is a Nutley High School Class of 2021 graduate. 

Nutley Public Safety Commissioner Alphone Petracco and Nutley ...

Activists Call on Bergen County to Fund the Arts

HACKENSACK, NJ - Activists from the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF)’s ArtsBergen initiative are calling on county officials to allocate five percent of funding from the American Rescue Plan towards the arts. 

NNJCF will be hosting a networking event called Connect the Dots to encourage participants to rally for the five percent funding on December 8 from 6:00 p.m.

Developing Story: 19 Year-Old Nutley Resident Reported Missing By Parents

NUTLEY, NJ - Parents of Nutley High School Class of 2021's Morgan Panzer took to social media Wednesday night to report that the 19-year-old is missing. 

Pazner is reported to have been last seen by her parents around 9 a.m. Wed. Dec. 1 when she was dropped off at Bergen County Community College. 

The college referred news organizations to the Bergen County Sheriff. At ...

2022 Primary Election Policies

December 1, 2021

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Hackensack Organizations Come Together to Donate Frozen Turkeys to Families in Need for Thanksgiving

November 23, 2021

HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY - As Hackensack residents prepare to see loved ones and celebrate Thanksgiving this week, food insecurity continues to be an underlying issue in Bergen County. According to the Bergen County Food Security Task Force, 1-in-14 individuals in Bergen County experienced food insecurity prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the task force first witnessed a 200 percent increase ...

New Jersey to Close all Motor Vehicle Commission Facilities for Thanksgiving

HACKENSACK, NJ - All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 25 for Thanksgiving. Hackensack residents are advised to check the NJMVC website for more information on scheduling appointments, to complete transactions, and to find updates or information at their nearest NJMVC. The NJMVC will only be closed for Thanksgiving and will re-open for the ...

New Book Combines Classic Cocktails and True Crime Stories

December 5, 2021

If you’re throwing a themed party or looking to curl up with some scintillating stories and a nightcap, “Mixology and Murder” by Kierra Sondereker (Ulysses Press; October 2021) has what you’re looking for.

“‘Mixology and Murder’ is a combination of two things I really enjoy — cocktails and true crime stories,” said author Kierra Sondereker, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

All About the Thanksgiving Side Dish Green Bean Casserole

NEW JERSEY — Green Bean Casserole, that Thanksgiving Day staple since the 1950s, was invented right here in New Jersey. If you have some on your table Thursday night, you can thank Campbell’s recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

Some other facts about green bean casserole to share around the ...

Avengers: Age of Omicron

Rating: PG (All ages, intense sequences of sharp needles)
Release Date: November, 2021
Release Date (Streaming world-wide): December, 2021
Runtime: 2 years and counting

The newest release of the wildly unpopular Coronavirus franchise pits the Avengers against a newer, stronger variant named Omicron, a multi-mutant virus that is feared to be faster and stronger than its deadly ...

Filling the Cracks with Gold

Many years ago when I experienced significant loss, it felt like my heart had shattered into pieces and I had no idea how to repair the damage. I believed that I would remain that way forever.

One day I shared my feelings about my broken heart with a dear friend. When I was finished crying, she held my face in her hands and said, “Your heart may be broken, and it may never be exactly the ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...