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Military Veteran Honored at Hackensack Council Meeting

May 23, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Command Sergeant Major Roosevelt Sills was recognized for his career of service to this country by the Hackensack City Council at last night’s meeting.

Upon enlisting in the U.S. Army in September 1970, he went on to serve active duty during Desert Shield and Desert Storm (among other operations) and was awarded many medals ...

Bergen County Building to Host Small Art Gallery to Commemorate Asian Pacific American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

HACKENSACK, NJ – In honor of Asian Pacific American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Bergen County is hosting an art exhibit will be on display on the 5th floor of One Bergen County Plaza through May 30th. 

The exhibit features two notable and celebrated artists with a long history of compelling work, Mann-Lih Huang and Bon-Jeong Koo. 

Haung is a master ...

Bergen County Executive, Board of Chosen Freeholders Recognize National Teachers Week

HACKENSACK, NJ – Last night, Christine Esola, Bergen County Teacher of the Year, came to the work session meeting of the Freeholders. Ms. Esola is a teacher of 19 years, currently acting as a special education kindergarten teacher with the Valley Program at the Northern Valley Regional High School District. She was awarded the distinction “Teacher of the Year” for making her ...

Hackensack Riverkeeper, Hasbrouck Heights Music Students Band Together to Slam Dunk the Junk

HACKENSACK, NJ --  Almost two dozen members of the Hasbrouck Heights Music Parents Association joined with other volunteers and the Hackensack Riverkeeper to Slam Dunk the Junk clean up effort on Saturday morning, April 28.

The 11 students and nine parents gathered at Staib Park in Hackensack. They were supplied with gloves, bag, pick-up sticks and hip waders to gather junk and ...

2nd Annual Bergen County Fair Taking Place Sunday at Rothman Center of FDU

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Second Annual Bergen County Care Fair is set to take place on Sunday, from 12 to 4pm at the Fairleigh Dickinson University Rothman Center, 100 University Plaza Drive in Hackensack.   

The 1st Care Fair, held in April, 2017 drew over 1,300 attendees with 135 Exhibitors presenting (and 64 were wait listed ...

HACPAC Performance 'Anxiety Stew' to Benefit Special Needs Children 

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Performing Arts Center will host a new musical comedy on May 11, with all proceeds being donated to Fight For Mike, a New Jersey-based non-profit organization, which provides financial assistance to children with special needs.

“Anxiety Stew’ is about a struggling hippie psychologist on the Upper West Side of Manhattan who specializes in ...

HACPAC Hosting Annual Racial Justice Awards Next Week

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The YWCA Bergen County’s 5th Annual Racial Justice Awards will be held at Hackensack Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 24 from 6 - 8 p.m. 

The event honors trailblazers who work to make a difference in the community, in the hopes of eliminating racism, while promoting peace, justice freedom and dignity for all people. 2018 honorees include: Al Stawsky, ...

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