Home & Garden

May 16, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- For the past 22 years, the Bergen County American Dream Program has sponsored an Annual Homebuyer Fair the first Saturday of every June (Homeownership month) that draws 300 to 400 people. This year, the 23rd Annual Bergen County Home Ownership Fair will take place on Saturday, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Division of Community Development will once again host its home ownership fair, an annual event that gives home seekers an opportunity to learn everything they need to know about buying a house. The fair will be held June 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Registration is now open for those who want to reserve a plot in the soon-to-be opened community garden in Hackensack.  Ground was broken earlier this month to prepare a section of Johnson Park for the garden and by Memorial Day the area will be ready for residents to start ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – An Easter egg design created by a senior at Hackensack High School will represent New Jersey at the White House Easter Egg Roll Monday in Washington, D.C., the New Jersey Department of Education announced Thursday. Each year, every state is asked by the U.S. Department of ...

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HACKENSACK -  Hackensack is about to get a little more colorful and it has nothing to do with spring’s arrival. World-renowned artist Damien Mitchell began work Monday on a public art project aimed at building a sense of community and promoting civic pride in Hackensack.  An empty wall on the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Area businesses will now have the opportunity to purchase locally grown greens and give back to a good cause while they do it, thanks to a newly-launched endeavor by REED Next, a non-profit that supports autistic adults. The organization kicked off the start of National Autism ...

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NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The Garden State moved ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Hackensack voters approved an Open Space Referendum by a margin on more than 2 to 1 yesterday, meaning funds will be allotted for the purchase and maintenance of properties dedicated to open space, recreation and historic preservation. A total of 4,752 voted Yes while 2,175 voted ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- On October 17, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, the Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Bergen County Division of Community Development hosted its first ever weeknight Homebuyer Expo at Two Bergen Plaza in Hackensack that was attended by 175 Bergen County residents. For ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Mayor John Labrosse delivered opening remarks at the City’s first annual Redevelopment Summit at the Hackensack Performing Arts Center Thursday as a number of panelists addressed the audience and answered questions about the downtown renaissance occurring in Hackensack. “This ...

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Too much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of gardeners. Keeping and using water where it falls is the first step in managing this precious resource. Planting and maintaining a healthy landscape is a good place to start. Trees, shrubs, groundcovers and other ...

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In recent months, the exotic longhorned tick has been found throughout the garden state, with one such tick being recently identified in Bergen County. This invasive species uses humans, other mammals, and birds as hosts. Longhorned ticks found thus far in New Jersey have tested negative for ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- As part of the Main Street Live Mini Concert Series, the Hackensack Department of Cultural Arts will present “Caribbean Night” on Friday, July 20 at 7 p.m. While that outdoor event is happening, the Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC) Meridian Health Theater will begin its ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Bergen County Home Improvement Program (HIP) is launching a public awareness campaign for Bergen County residents looking to renovate their homes. HIP can help eligible home and condominium owners with extraordinary low-cost financing for needed rehabilitation.  A new roof, ...

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