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Virtual Services, Events Announced for June at Hackensack’s Johnson Public Library

June 1, 2020


Book Fix

Looking for your next great reading fix? Get personalized recommendations from a JPL Librarian - for all ages!  Fill out a form at and you’ll receive a list of suggestions in 2-3 business days.  Happy reading!

Resume Remedy

The Resume Remedy is a handy and easy to fill out form you can use to send all ...

Jersey City Family’s Canned Doritos Unearthed From Estate Sale Featured On The History Channel’s ‘Eating History’ 

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — They say one man’s trash is another’s treasure. 

For vintage food expert Old Smokey and collector Josh Macuga, cohosts of the History Channel’s “Eating History” — a reality show where the men are on a quest to unearth (and eat!) the oldest foods to have stood the test of time — that treasure is one Jersey City ...

Three-Night Virtual Dance Party Raises Funds For YWCA 

HACKENSACK, N.J. — In the midst of a devastating pandemic, there’s only one way the YWCA of Northern New Jersey thought could help the saddened world out of a funk while raising much-needed funds towards its mission: dancing!

To sustain their much-needed programming during these difficult times, the Hackensack-based nonprofit which works to empower women, eliminate racism, and ...

Hackensack Officials Cancel Summer Events To Ensure Public Safety Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- City officials regret to inform the public that Hackensack will be canceling several summer programs and events to ensure the health and safety of all residents during the continuing COVID-19 crisis.

The City believes these cancelations, while unfortunate, are in the best interests of the community and will help in the shared goal of reducing the spread of the virus and ...

See ‘The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience’ at bergenPAC this August

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — Celebrate the music and dancing of the King of Pop at “The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience” starring Joby Rogers at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood this August.

Rogers is the only tribute artist to ever appear as the Gloved One on the cover of Rolling Stone. He has performed his MJ tribute shows to one of the greatest entertainers of all ...

Hackensack's Johnson Public Library Announces Slate of May Virtual Programs


Book Fix
Looking for your next great reading fix? Get personalized recommendations from a JPL Librarian - for all ages!  Fill out a form at and you’ll receive a list of suggestions in 2-3 business days.  Happy reading!

Resume Remedy
The Resume Remedy is a handy and easy to fill out form you can use to send all your details to a JPL ...

ArtsBergen To Hold Virtual Art Social Media Campaign, 'The Daily Arts Dose,' Beginning May 4

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's ArtsBergen Virtual Art Social Media Campaign, 'The Daily Arts Dose' will be held from Monday, May 4 to Wednesday, May 20.

The public can experience a different work of art, once a day for two weeks, and "like" their favorite artists in the campaign on the NNJCF's ArtsBergen social media ...


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Local Cleaning company is helping combat COVID -19

June 1, 2020

Health And Safety Are Our #1 Priority! 

HOW Can We Help?

Protect Staff Health and Safety
Keep essential Business OPEN
Secure qualified service FAST!
Use only EPA-approved products for emerging pathogens
Government registered to kill 99.9% of germs
“Certificate of Disinfection” to reassure your team

WHEN Can We Help?

Business Continuity – ...

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...

Terms of Graduation

Greetings graduating class of 2020! Woohoo! You did it!

I am honored and proud to offer these unsolicited congratulatory remarks on your incredible achievement, and to provide some inspirational words of encouragement as you move on to do all of the great and momentous things you truly are meant to do.

This was not a good year to be Seniors. As you know, people over 65 are at much higher ...

I Bought the Pool

Memorial Day weekend, for many, signifies the unofficial start to summer. Last weekend as I was sitting in my backyard looking at my swimming pool, I began to think about how I felt two years ago when I was able to make a dream a reality.

Two years ago, friends and family had to listen to me ramble on about the pool I just added to my backyard. Hearing me, one would have thought that I had the ...

Tips to Help You Gain a New Perspective on Adversity

Do you ever feel like there is no end to the problems that you face? Do your challenges seem too great to overcome? Do you ever ask yourself, “What’s the point?” Do you allow your circumstances to govern your life to the point of making you sad, lonely, and depressed?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, welcome to the majority! Most people, at one ...

The Boy From the Woods

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben. (Grand Central Publishing, 2020)


A feral child, a missing teenage girl, and a wise-cracking, sharp-tongued television criminal attorney, and her teenage grandson, Matthew, are the central characters of Harlan Coben’s newest best-seller, The Boy from the Woods. They, along with other characters in the novel, make for a fun and ...

Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

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

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...

NJ’s CSAs Stepping Up to Provide Local Food During Pandemic

As people avoid going into grocery stores during the coronavirus pandemic, many in New Jersey are turning to CSAs as an alternate source for fresh food.

CSAs, or community supported agriculture programs, connect local farmers with consumers. They typically provide locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. Some also offer other kinds of locally produced foods, such as eggs, cheese, ...