Religions and Spirituality

October 4, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care has recently received a 3-year accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (or CARF international), an industry-leading accreditor. From July 29 to July 31, 2019, CARF conducted an on-site survey of CBH, and determined that CBH met the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – For Lucille Cigolini, fighting addiction isn’t a matter of willpower or love. If it were, her son Justin would still be alive. Addiction, rather, is a lifelong brain disease currently afflicting millions of Americans who all too often suffer with it in the shadows of their shame; a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care, the North Jersey-based community mental and behavioral health service that provides assistance to some 200 outpatient consumers every day, is shining a light on mental illness and spreading the message that it is a sign of strength to seek help, especially during ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Thursday afternoon, the mental and behavioral non-profit health provider CBH Care was visited by special guest, Assistant Commissioner of the NJ Department of Children and Families, Mollie Greene, for an afternoon of presentations around the services and supports available to New ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- On the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that claimed over 3,000 lives, the City of Hackensack dedicated a monument of steel recovered from the site of the World Trade Center outside of Fire Department Headquarters.  “This piece of steel, recovered ...

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BERGEN COUNTY - Sheriff Anthony Cureton and Prosecutor Mark Musella will host a safety briefing for Jewish community leaders and local law enforcement officials on Fri., Sept. 20 at 10:00 a.m.  The months of Sept. and Oct. mark several high holy days for the Jewish faith including Rosh Hashanah, ...

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TEANECK, NJ -- On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 “We the People,” a non-profit organization begun by Bergen County Freeholder Tracy Silna Zur, hosted an interfaith day of service at Yeshivat He’Atid in Teaneck, bringing together over 60 students from three different parochial schools: Yeshivat ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- A five-year-old austic male went missing yesterday on Catalpa Ave. and Summit Ave. in Hackensack according to police officials.   "He was found shortly after he was reported missing a few blocks away. It was a community effort by civilians," Hackensack Captain Francesco Aquila ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Hackensack Department of Cultural Arts’s Sounds of Summer Concert Series continues Friday night with Classic Rock Night, featuring TK Walker Band at Atlantic Street Park at 7pm.  The Sounds of Summer Concert Series is designed to touch upon every genre for every kind of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The Archdiocese of Newark is defending itself after coming under fire amid reports that the Catholic Church demanded that an LGBTQ-themed mural be toned down. Students at the Bergen County Arts & Science Charter School, a public school that rents space from Holy Trinity ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – After a mild winter that left the Hackensack Public School District with unused snow days, students were given off the Friday before Memorial Day. It’s also presented an opportunity for local youngsters to give back to those who are less fortunate, thanks to an initiative ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – In the wake of a shooting at a California synagogue that left one dead and three others injured, Chabad of Hackensack is calling for the local Jewish community to unite and stand together at services this weekend. The #ShareShabbat campaign is meant to encourage synagogue ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- When Bergen County school children are experiencing behavioral or mental health problems during school hours, they can expect to receive understanding and a focused plan to stay in school. CBH Care, the community-based mental health-focused non-profit that has served the greater ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- In preparations for the holy month of Ramadan, Sheriff Anthony Cureton held a pre-Ramadan briefing on Tuesday, April 30th to discuss public safety precautions for the upcoming holiday season. The briefing was attended by Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, Freeholder Vice-Chair ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- On Wednesday, the County of Bergen held its annual ceremony recognizing the Armenian Genocide, which began on April 24, 1915 at the direction of leaders of the Ottoman Empire and resulted in the deaths of 1.5 million Armenian men, women, and children. The event was held at the ...

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WESTWOOD, NJ -- CBH Care, the North Jersey-based community mental and behavioral health service that provides assistance to some 200 outpatient consumers every day, operates an emergency wellness center to assist hundreds of people when they experience a dangerous mental health crisis. The Westwood ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -  A memorial is planned for Saturday to honor Harold Bloom, the longtime Hackensack High School prinicipal who died earlier this year. The tribute will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium of the high school, which is located at 135 First Street, Hackensack. All in ...

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Hackensack is gearing up to join citizens worldwide in recognizing the crucial importance of ethical and moral education on April 16 of this year as Mayor John Labrosse and the city council proclaimed Education Day in the Hackensack as a day of increased focus on education in a time of increasing ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – With the religious holiday of Passover only a week away, Sheriff Anthony Cureton and Prosecutor Dennis Calo invited law enforcement and community leaders together for a pre-Passover briefing to talk about public safety. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office plans on deploying ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino presented a proclamation to Hackensack Rabbi Mendy Kaminker on behalf of the city at last night’s council meeting, in honor of Education and Sharing Day. “The character of our young people is strengthened by serving a cause greater than self and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - After almost three years without a permanent pastor, New Hope Baptist Church has installed a new spiritual leader. On Sunday, Rev. Dr. Drew Kyndall Ross officially took the helm as New Hope’s eighth senior pastor. He was elected to the post by unanimous vote in December 2018 and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Two sophomores at Bergen County Academies in Hackensack have received honorable mentions from a national competition for a documentary they created on diversity and immigration in America. The students, Erin Alonso and Olivia Lord, enrolled in C-SPAN’s 2019 StudentCam ...

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The Mercy Church of God at 20 Foster Street, Bergenfield, will host a free clothing giveaway tomorrow from 12-3pm. The giveaway will have new and gently used clothing, including clothes, shoes, coats and more for men, women and children.  "Mercy Church is a community church that aims to serve ...

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HACKENSCK, NJ -- Yesterday, the County of Bergen brought together Greek American community leaders and residents in celebration of Greek Independence Day and raised the flag of Greece above the County Administration building at One Bergen County Plaza. Photographs of the event are included ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- New Hope Baptist Church of Hackensack is undergoing a change of leadership, following the retirement of Reverend Dr. M. Frances Manning-Fontaine, and celebrating its new Reverend with a series of guest preachers and community events. Before New Hope officiallly welcomes its ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Just in time for the upcoming holiday of Purim, Chabad of Hackensack will be holding a Hamantash Baking event at 280 Summit Ave on. Participants will learn the art of preparing Hamantash pastries, the three cornered traditional Purim treat, while learning about the ...

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The History of African American Spirituals will be performed this Monday at Hackensack Performing Arts Center. The show was originally to take place last month but was rescheduled due to a winter storm.  US Spokesman Calvin Earl ensured the destiny of the African American spiritual would forever ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College music professor Dan Sheehan has released his fifth album, “Tales from Earth Incorporated,” to raise awareness about global economic injustice and greed. Inspired by socially conscious albums and songs such as the Who’s “Quadrophenia,” “Ohio” by Crosby, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- For the third year in a row, Hackensack’s Mayor and Council took time to recognize residents in honor of Black History Month. This year’s honorees, Janet Davis, Mark Johnson, Rodney Lane and Lilian Whitaker have a combined 100 years experience in education in the ...

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