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NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce Honors Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union

CARLSTADT, NJ - The Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual Gala on Sept. 22 at Il Villagio. The Chamber honored Dr. Abdulla Al-Khan, Vice Chairman and Division Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center and Donald Perlman, owner of Blue Dog Graphics. The Chamber has also honored a Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union, ...

Hasbrouck Heights Resident Pays Tribute to Longtime Friend by Raising Money for MSK

September 9, 2022

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - If it's football season, then Hasbrouck Heights resident Ron Kistner is hitting the road, walking to games and raising money for charity. This year, though, the walk is more personal.

Kistner started walking to Hasbrouck Heights football games with his longtime friend Bob Salerno over ten years ago. They would choose the furthest game as a fundraiser for a ...

Hasbrouck Heights Route 17 Ramps to Route 46 East to be Closed and Detoured Thursday and Friday Nights

TRENTON/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced that the Route 17 northbound and southbound ramps to Route 46 eastbound will be closed Thursday and Friday night for guide rail replacement and pavement preservation in Hasbrouck Heights. This work was originally scheduled for last week but was postponed due to ...

Hackensack Students Can Win $500 for Get Out to Vote Video Contest

HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Clerk John S. Hogan has announced a new contest for students aged 16 to 21 to participate in. 

To participate in the “Get Out To Vote Video Contest” students are asked to create a three to five-minute video on how to register to vote, the different ways to vote or the importance of youth voting. All video submissions are due by Monday, October ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

Elmwood Park Financial Center (Parking Lot), Elwood Park

Pet Adoption Day


Sun, October 23, 8:30 AM

Bergen Community College, Paramus

Alzheimer's New Jersey to Host Walk to Fight ...

'The Caretaker' Builds to a Crescendo

MADISON, NJ - Leave it to Harold Printer to provide us with a soul-searching, radically uncomfortable glimpse into human frailty, clashes and what could be our lives.

This all takes place in a run down house in West London, probably in the 1960s.  It’s a bitter cold winter as well. The flat is owned by Mick (Jon Barker) who provides a place to live for his younger brother Aston ...

The Felidaen Era

As the UK continues to mourn the loss of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, I wonder what more could possibly be said about the Queen that hasn’t already been stated ad nauseum.

That’s why I have decided to write about my cat.

OK, the cat really is more my wife’s cat than my cat. My wife affords him a lot more attention than I do. And I refer to him more as a royal him, because as ...

Are You Mentally Strong?

Developing mental strength was the topic of a conversation that I had with Amy Morin, author of the 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do series. Up until a few years ago, I never thought about mental strength or the role it played in my life. I just lived, moment to moment, blindly existing. It wasn’t until my life literally imploded, and I came out the other side that I started ...

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth. (Wild Blue Press, 2020).


Memorial Day Weekend, 1969. Two college girls from Pennsylvania had spent a typical “down the shore” mini-vacation in Ocean City, NJ, a beach mecca for South Jerseyans and Philadelphians. Susan Davis and Elizabeth Perry enjoyed breakfast at the Somerset Point Diner at 5:00 a.m. before leaving ...