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New Covid-19 Variant Omicron Spreading

November 29, 2021

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 ...

COVID-19 Updates: City of Hackensack to Host Vaccine Booster Clinic on December 8

HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack’s Health Department will be hosting a COVID-19 Booster Clinic for those who received the Moderna vaccine on December 8. 

The booster clinic will be held at the Civic Center, located at 215 State Street, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

At this time, booster shots will only be given to those who completed their first two doses of the vaccine.

Bergen County Zoo Features Special Animal Light Show Throughout December

December 1, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun County Park is hosting a "Holiday Lantern Spectacular," and spectacular it is!

The display, called "Let It Glow!", is a holiday light show sponsored by the Friends of the Bergen County Zoo in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc., and features traditional Chinese lanterns with a modern twist, including dozens ...

Below Freezing Temperatures Triggers Code Blue Warning for Bergen County

HACKENSACK, NJ - We're about to get below-freezing temperatures over the next several nights, according to the National Weather Service, and this has triggered a code blue notification for Bergen and other counties throughout the state, according to 211, a system throughout the United States devoted to connecting people in need to the resources that can help.

The code blue ...

Fair Lawn Mayor: Deals, Mondelez & Clariant Property Updates

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Mayor Kurt Peluso said developers for the Deals property and the Nabisco/Mondelez property will be appearing with an update before the Borough Council at its next meeting scheduled for December 7.

"The Mondelez property sold for $146 million," Peluso told the Fair Lawn Chamber Commerce at their monthly meeting on Zoom this morning. "We're very excited about ...

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

November 27, 2021

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 ...

New Jersey Date Night: What’s Old is New in Woodbridge Township

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

New Jersey is a state known for firsts, from the first college football game to the first US town to have electricity. One of the places where lots of firsts happened is the oldest township in our state —Woodbridge Township. 

Believed to be the location of the first anti-slavery meeting in our ...

Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Stay Inspired and Motivated

As entrepreneurs, many women are running companies. And while they are tasked with that job, they may also be caring for their family or loved ones. Woman are constantly juggling their commitments and responsibilities, which can make it challenging to find a balance and stay motivated. It’s easy to become overwhelmed, and often difficult to maintain the course and keep moving forward.

I ...

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by Robert P. Watson

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by 

Robert P. Watson. (De Capo Press, 2016).


The sinking of the famous British luxury ship, Titanic, is etched indelibly in our imaginations, even today, over 100 years after she succumbed to an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Books, movies, and the story of locating the wreck in the 1980s and ...

Why You Should Incorporate Weightlifting Into Your Routine

Weightlifting for active aging adults is a crucial key to overall physical fitness that should not be skipped. Light cardiovascular exercise like walking is essential for seniors, but weight lifting is also a vital part of any routine.

Regular weight training for older adults can lead to several long-lasting health benefits, including improvements in muscle mass and quantity, increased ...

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 ...

Curious About Botox? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

In this day and age, everyone has heard of Botox, but do you really know what it is and how it works? More than just a popular treatment for wrinkles, Botox is approved to treat various problems, from sweating to migraines. If you’re curious about the procedure, here’s everything you need to know before reaching out to doctors for treatment.

What is Botox?

Botox is the most ...

Elegance in Autumn: 6 Classy Home Decor Must-Haves

As the air gets colder, the leaves turn red and orange, and your regular Starbucks order switches from classic to pumpkin spice, you may be wondering how to maintain a classy home decor while still participating in the autumn aesthetic.

Whether you are trying to impress your holiday guests or simply attempting to get into the harvest spirit, there are boundless opportunities to incorporate ...