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Kenilworth Mourns Local NFL Legend Tony Siragusa

June 23, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players passed away at the age of 55.

Since the tragic and sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with condolences, memories and respects to the husband and ...

Beach Haven Charter Fishing's Junior Mates Fundraising Cruise Upcoming and Fishing News

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association President Captain John Lewis is reminding everyone that on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the association’s Junior Mates will host a fundraising cruise on the “Black Pearl” pirate boat from 7:00-8:30 PM. A minimum donation is $75 while children under 18 accompanied by a paying adult will be $25.

Proceeds from ...

H.S. Baseball: 16-Seeded Hackensack Edges Eighth-Seeded West Orange in N1G4 Quarterfinal Round

HACKENSACK, NJ- The Hackensack Comets continue to raise eyebrows after another impressive upset victory. The Comets roster continued to play together as they defeated eighth-seeded West Orange 10-3 in the quarterfinal round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), North 1, Group 4, Tournament Saturday night.

To begin the quarterfinal matchup, Hackensack led off ...

H.S. Baseball: Fearless Sophomore Alex Bulger Leads 16-Seeded Hackensack Past Top-Seeded Montclair in N1G4 Tournament

HACKENSACK, NJ- The Hackensack Comets seem to be hot at the perfect time. The 16-seeded Hackensack High School Baseball team took down top-seeded Montclair in the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), North 1, Group 4, Tournament Wednesday afternoon. 

Hackensack sent out the young sophomore Alex Bulger to the mound, while Montclair sent out ...

Hackensack Youth Basketball Summer League is Around the Corner

HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack Recreation Department has announced the registration opening of the Hackensack Youth Basketball Summer League. The league will be held at the Hackensack Recreation Department, located at 116 Holt Street. 

The Recreation Department is offering the league for children aged nine to 14 years old with a fee of $50. The program will run from ...

Hackensack High School Boys’ Volleyball Falls in NJSIAA, North 1 Tournament

HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hackensack High School boys’ volleyball team had the momentum on their side as they earned a victory in the play-in round of the NJSIAA, North 1 Tournament to advance to the first round. Hackensack was scheduled to play powerhouse high school volleyball program Lakeland High School, who had a record of 18-3. Hackensack did not care about the seeding as they have shown ...


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Why You Need a Business Banking Account

You might be running a brick-and-mortar shop. Maybe those weekend music gigs bring in real money. Or perhaps your online craft store is taking off. From traditional small businesses to smaller side projects, managing finances is a critical component of your success.

Business banking can help you manage the financial aspects of your company in ways a personal checking account just ...

Fair Lawn Parent Objects to "Progressive" Flag That Was Hanging in Front of TJ Middle School

June 22, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A parent objected to a "progressive" flag he characterized as "controversial" and "politically charged" hung at TJ Middle School.

Parent Kurt Schwartz, a lifelong resident of the borough who has three children, said, "Some, maybe not all, parents may be uncomfortable discussing a progressive pride flag with their 5th-grade son or ...

Three Men Charged in Lodi Parking Lot Murder Investigation

HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrests of three men on multiple charges in the death of a Lodi man in March 2022.

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Giovanni Feliciano from Garfield, Jefersson Gonzalez and Elvis DeJesus both of Paterson. 

The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Bergen County ...

Customers who use SNAP/EBT Now Get a 50% Discount on Fruits and Vegetables Thanks to City Green’s Good Food Bucks Program

June 29, 2022

City Green’s statewide Good Food Bucks nutrition incentive program, which gives customers greater purchasing power when they use SNAP/EBT to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, is now available in Hackensack, Bergen County, providing families with an opportunity to purchase even more fresh food. 

Hackensack Market, a mid-size grocery store located at 120 Passaic St. in Hackensack ...

Lodi Woman Becomes Paterson Gunshot Victim

June 24, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – At 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 34-year-old Lodi female had arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson via a private vehicle seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valeds and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced. 

Based on the ...

'Enchanted April' Delights at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ — It’s a welcome sign to see The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opening for its 60th Anniversary Season. “Enchanted April” is a charming and moving choice with warmer weather coming on. The play also speaks to us on a number of levels, especially after our long hiatus during COVID-19.

The script by Matthew Barger, from a novel by Elizabet ...

All in the Family

On a stifling hot moonlit night in the summer of 1871, the infamous outlaw and gun slinger, John Wesley Hardin, shot a man for snoring.

Legend has it that Hardin, traveling with his cousin Gip Clements, fell back in his room at the American House Hotel in Abilene, Kansas after a raucous night drinking. The next door down, rancher Charles Cougar was sleeping peacefully, if noisily, in his room.

Don't Worry, Be Happy

As a sentient human being, I need to stop thinking.

Happy the elephant is not a person, New York court rules.

I was confused by this headline because in the clipped style common to breaking news reports, I understood it to mean that New York’s court system is joyful that an elephant is not a person.

That made me happy too. Although not in the same way as the elephant, who’s ...

Broken Open

This month, July 8 to be exact, marks the 13th anniversary of the premiere of the Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life brand and radio show.

Back in 2009, I was going through a bit of an identity crisis trying to figure out my next move. I had given so much of myself to my family that I got lost. I had no career, my children were growing up, and my marriage was stagnant. It was during ...

How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

I recently heard about the passing of a man to whom I was introduced when I had just created the Change Your Attitude … Change Your Life brand. I was unsure about how I would proceed. He had media experience and professional contacts and offered sage advice and support. He even introduced me to a few people that later went on to become guests of the show.

I was not what one would ...

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back  by William D. LaRue (Chestnut Heights, 2021).


For true crime buffs, A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back by William D. LaRue, an award-winning journalist, is a ...