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July 17, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - National Night Out is just around the corner, and the Hackensack Police Department is gearing up to help co-host the event.  National Night Out will be taking place on Tuesday, August 2 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Green on the corner of Main Street and Court Street.  The ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In honor of the summer season, the Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC) will be offering Movies Under the Stars.  Movies will be playing every Thursday in August. All screenings will take place at Atlantic Street Park, located at 102 State Street, at 8:30 p.m.  The list ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In an effort to give back to the community and keep kids entertained during the summer, the Hackensack Elks are setting up HELLO Boxes throughout Hackensack.  The HELLO Boxes will operate similarly to the Little Libraries Program, with a selection of children’s books free to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Sack Business Alliance and the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen initiative are calling for artists to perform on Hackensack’s Main Street.  The casting call invites local artists, including performers, performance artists, musicians, comedians, dancers, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Elevate Hackensack will be partnering with the city to host Hackensack’s Juneteenth Festival. The event will take place on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The festival will be taking place at Carver Park, located at 294 Second Street. The event will be featuring food ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - With only a few weeks away before the holiday, the City of Hackensack has announced its celebration for the Fourth of July.  The event will be hosted at Foschini Park, located at 278 River Street. Celebrations will start at 5:00 p.m, with food trucks and family games.  As the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack is opening up splash pads right in time for summer.  Splash pads will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. if weather permits. From the time of publishing, June 5, through June 19, splash pads will only be open on weekends. From June 14 to September 5, splash ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack’s STIGMA-FREE Committee, CBH Care, and ICAL are teaming up to host a Stigma-Free Popsicle Social on June 9.  The event will take place at Atlantic Street Park with a rain date scheduled for June 15. The event will feature Zumba classes, a DJ and frozen ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - There is still time left to register for the City of Hackensack’s 28 Annual Golf Outing this summer. This year’s outing will take place on June 16 at the Farmsted Golf and Country Club, located at 88 Lawrence Road in Lafayette.  Interested golfers can register for the event by ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - With summer right around the corner, the City of Hackensack has announced that concerts will be coming back to the city. All shows will be held on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. on the green of Main Street and Washington Place.  The concerts will run from July 12 to August 9 with a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Trustees of the Johnson Public Library have voted to make the library “fine-free” starting July 1.  When enacted, items borrowed from Johnson Public Library will no longer accrue fines. Items that will still be fined for late return include special collections such as Kindles, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - With spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, the Hackensack Recreation Department has opened registration for its summer camp programs. Summer camps offered by the recreation department include adventure camp, playground camp, extended day camp and a theater camp.

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HACKENSACK, NJ - With spring around the corner, the Hackensack Recreation Department is gearing up for its annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 11. The celebration will be taking place at Johnson Park, located on River Street, at 4 p.m.  Children from ages 1 to 10 are encouraged to participate in egg ...

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 Study up on these fun facts, then head out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at a local bar or restaurant.    According to a new survey by WalletHub, more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green. Overall, $4.6 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ- The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's (NNJCF) ArtsBergen initiative announces four Hackensack entrepreneurs have been selected to appear in the documentary film, 'Stories on Main Street: Hackensack Immigrant Business Owners as Placemakers'. The business owners are: Domenico ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Brick of Hackensack is gearing up to host its first charity event following its ribbon-cutting in December.  The luxury Main Street apartment building will be hosting a Mardi Gras Mixer to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic at The Brick’s Sky Lounge, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Tennis lovers should get excited, as RedClay USA and Lumen Architectural Engineering have teamed up to build the largest indoor/outdoor RedClay Pro club in the nation.  The tennis club will feature eight indoor and six outdoor courts featuring new maintenance-free red clay court ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce is always looking for ways to get individuals involved, so the chamber has decided to coordinate and host a Beefsteak Dinner and Game Night.  The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 at The Elan located ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Live theater is returning to the city, as the Hackensack High School’s Drama Club will stage its spring musical, Sweet Charity, at the Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC) from March 18-20. Tickets are currently on sale at a discounted rate through the end of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After 30 years on the job, one of Hoboken’s bravest thinks he’s ready for whatever “Survivor” will bring. When the popular CBS reality series returns for its 42nd season in a two-hour premiere on March 9, Mike Turner, a retired Hoboken battalion chief, will among the 18 new ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Psychic medium Teresa St. Frances went 'down the shore' to meet up with MTV personalities from The Jersey Shore Show to help Angelina gain insights into her furry friend. Teresa, a psychic medium who works with her spirit guides to talk to pets and humans who have passed on, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- South Amboy or Southie? Anne Hathaway stars in a film based on the 2015 novel, Eileen, by Ottessa Moshfegh, a New England-based fiction writer. Set in Massachusetts around Christmastime 1964, the story centers on a depressed 24-year-old woman who is trapped between two roles: ...

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HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY - It’s time to count down to another year! With 2021 coming to an end, Hackensack residents are welcoming 2022 and planning both in person and virtual events across the city. Here are a few businesses that are celebrating the new year and how to attend: LT Bar & ...

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Nutley Little Theatre is holding auditions for two remaining roles in “Clark Gable Slept Here”, a riotous farce written by Michael McKeever and directed by Helen Exel of Nutley. They will take place at 7:00 pm on January 3rd and 4th at the theater, located at 47 Erie Place in Nutley. It’s the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Johnson Public Library will be hosting a wrapping paper wreath-making event on December 15 to help decorate your home this holiday season.  For this month’s Hackensack Creates class, adults will be able to design and create wreaths with festive wrapping paper provided by the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The holiday season is in full swing, and the City of Hackensack is getting ready to host its Annual Children’s Holiday Party on Saturday, December 18.  The festivities begin at 10 a.m. at Hackensack Performing Arts Center, located at 102 State Street.  Performances will be ...

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The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's (MHANJ's) 21st Annual Evening of Excellence will highlight “Orchestrating Change,” an award-winning documentary, featuring captivating individuals, beautiful music, and people who are living successfully with a diagnosis of mental illness.  The ...

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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 ...

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