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Fri, February 1

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Hasbrouck Heights Music Parents Peanut Butter and ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/01/2019 12:00am 02/02/2019 12:00am America/New_York Hasbrouck Heights Music Parents Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive for Meals with a Mission

The Hasbrouck Heights Music Parents Association is sponsoring a PB&J Drive for Meals with a Mission February 1 - 28, 2019. Peanut butter and jelly collection boxes will be located in the HH Public Library, Corpus Christi Chapel lobby and at 250 Lawrence Avenue. HH Jr.-Sr. high school students may drop off donations at the MS-HS offices.

Meals with a Mission is an organization committed to ...

250 Lawrence Avenue Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 true
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Sun, February 3, 10:00 AM

VFW Post, Hasbrouck Heights

Hasbrouck Heights Softball Super Bowl Breakfast ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/03/2019 10:00am 02/03/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Hasbrouck Heights Softball Super Bowl Breakfast Fundraiser

The Hasbrouck Heights Softball team will be hosting a Super Bowl Breakfast Fundraiser on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, 2019, at the Hasbrouck Heights VFW Post from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students, and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased prior to the event from a softball player or at the door. Any questions can be directed to Jackilyn ...

513 Veterans Place Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

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Why Are Stinging Insects So Aggressive in the Fall?

During the early summer months, hornets and yellow jackets rarely come out and sting people. So why do they become so aggressive during the late summer and fall? The reason has to do with how they spend their time in the summer versus what they’re doing in the fall!

The Life of A Stinging Insect

Most stinging insects are social, meaning they start and build a new colony every year ...

Bloom's Picks: The Seven Top Ranked Investment Firms and Funds of 2021

Photo by Olga Subach on Unsplash

Investing is absolutely essential for most people who plan on retiring comfortably. Yet, as the economic fallout from the pandemic has shown, a solid and steady economy can quickly turn on its head, “leaving those who haven’t prepared scrambling for income. (Bankrate).

So, according to the team at NRIA, assessing and examining ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Numbers for Monday; Vaccine Updates for Wood-Ridge and Hasbrouck Heights

September 21, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Monday afternoon press conference.

There were 1392 new PCR cases reported and 303 antigen tests, with 8 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 987,005 positive PCR cases, 147,846 positive antigen cases, and 24,429 deaths, ...

Murphy Implements Vaccine or Be Tested Mandate for Child Care Personnel

TRENTON, NJ  – Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that all child care center personnel will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to regular testing up to two times per week. Under the executive order that he signed, all child care centers will have until November 1, to come into full compliance with the vaccine or testing requirement.

After ...

Wednesday's COVID-19 Numbers for New Jersey per Gov. Murphy

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Wednesday afternoon press conference.

There were 1815 new PCR cases reported and 582 antigen tests, with 21 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 977,517 positive PCR cases, 145,847 positive antigen cases, and 24,356 deaths, ...

Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams to Visit Municipalities Across Bergen County

September 17, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of County Commissioners continue to urge residents and business owners impacted by Hurricane Ida to apply for Federal disaster relief.

Starting Friday, FEMA will deploy Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams to municipalities across Bergen County to answer questions, assist with registration for FEMA Individual ...

Gottheimer Remembers 9/11 & North Jersey Lives and First Responders Lost

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Saturday, on the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) took part in remembrance ceremonies across Bergen County — to honor the members of the North Jersey community and first responders who lost their lives in the attacks, to commemorate the first responders lost since, and to recommit to protecting America ...

Hackensack Residents and Businesses Can Register for Financial Assistance from Ida

NORTH JERSEY — Bergen County was included in FEMA’s Major Disaster Declaration. The declaration will allow individuals in the approved counties to register at www.disasterassistance.gov for direct federal assistance for Ida-related recovery, which may include home repairs, temporary housing, low-cost loans, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the ...

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Hackensack Through Thursday Morning

September 8, 2021

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey: Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, ...

How to Prep Your House for a Quick & Easy Sale

September 21, 2021

Preparation is the key to success when it comes to putting your home on the market. If you are thinking of selling your home and want to maximize its value, you should start to prepare at least two months prior.  This process takes time, and a stress-free selling experience requires some elbow grease.

Your home needs to be ready to show.  You may be asking yourself where to start ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

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

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

It’s Apple Picking Season in NJ! How to Pick the Best Apples

NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State.

If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit:

First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color of a ripe apple will depend on that variety, so find out from the farm ...

A Guide to Foods You’ll Find at NJ’s Italian Festivals

NEW JERSEY — Italian festivals are a long-held tradition in the Garden State. The celebrations, often fundraisers for the local church or other organizations, usually include rides, games of skill, entertainment and tons of freshly made food.

MORE: Where Did Our Favorite Foods From New Jersey’s Italian Festivals Come From?

While well-known Italian-American foods like ...

'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...

The Art of (Interrupting) Conversation

A person with bad manners is one who tries to interrupt when you’re talking or talk when you are interrupting.
- Cartoon in Esquire Magazine

I recently received a random text message from an acquaintance of mine. I was in the middle of an important conversation with my wife when my phone started buzzing in my pocket, disrupting my train of thought which, if I could remember any of it, ...

The Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship

As a business owner, does it often feel like you’re riding a roller coaster? Do you find yourself confronted by the demons of fear, inconsistency, and doubt?

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Suzanne Moore, a business and marketing coach. In her new book, Hang on Tight: Learn to Love the Roller Coaster of Entrepreneurship, Suzanne dissects the ups and downs of ...

Conversations with Joan: The Light in 911--Shocked by Kindness, Healed by Love

September 11 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Lisa Luckett, a woman who lost her husband, Ted, on that day leaving her a single mother of three. Ted’s company, Cantor Fitzgerald, occupied offices in the North Tower on the 104th and 105th floors of the 107-story building. 

In her book, The Light in 911: Shocked ...

The Series of The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2016)

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2017)

Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2018)

Anne of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2019)

Katheryn Howard: The Scandalous Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2020)

Katherine Parr: the Sixth ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...