Press Releases

November 15, 2018

Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus presents its annual Holiday Concerts on December 8-9 in Ridgewood, NJ, with music for every taste, from classical to pop, sacred to secular. The chorus will premiere a new arrangement of “Joy to the World” for men’s chorus, brass, timpani and organ. Our guest vocalist, ...

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The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club recently completed the first phase of a two year program to upgrade its station capabilities as its membership base continues to grow. The club, now in its 63rd year, is sponsored by the Borough of Fair Lawn and meets weekly on Friday evenings at 6PM at the Fair ...

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On Great American Smokeout Day, New Jersey Department of Human Services Urges Smokers to Get Help Quitting Commissioner Johnson Notes New Medicaid Cessation Benefits Available Under the Murphy Administration Department to Also Survey Mental Health Providers on Tobacco Cessation and Education ...

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Older New Jerseyans can apply for pharmaceutical assistance, Medicare help, utility assistance and many more programs TRENTON – Older New Jerseyans are now just one click away from important benefits and savings. The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched ...

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Ashley Heights is the oldest section of Hawthorne and encompasses Macfarlan, Mohawk and Westervelt Avenues.  Many of the residents came from Paterson and worked in the mills and factories in Hawthorne. The Bay family, 22 Mohawk Avenue, arrived in the US in 1894 from Milan, Italy.  John Bay was ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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A very special evening is planned at Hawthorne High School for all resident eighth graders and their parents on Thursday, November 15, 2018. This evening has been designed to provide the opportunity for current Hawthorne High School students to highlight school activities and programs. Included ...

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Wyckoff Store Is Inserra Family’s 23rd Family Owned and Operated ShopRite Mahwah, NJ (Nov. 2, 2018) – Inserra Supermarkets Inc., which operates 22 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, plans to open the ShopRite of Wyckoff  in January 2019. The new family-owned ShopRite sits on seven acres ...

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Human Services Issues Coping Strategies & Tips for Loved Ones (TRENTON) - As Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday and everyone sets their clocks back, the New Jersey Department of Human Services issued coping strategies for people who battle depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder ...

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Organizations in Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth/Ocean to Help Enroll People in Health Coverage   (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services is providing $375,000 in funding and support to five community organizations that will help enroll New Jersey residents in health ...

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TRENTON – A series of school bus safety bills sponsored by Senate Transportation Committee Chair Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Senator Joseph Lagana as well as Senator Vin Gopal, Senator Linda Greenstein, Senator James Holzapfel and Senator Kristen Corrado cleared the Senate today. The package ...

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AAA finds safety systems can add an extra $3,000 in repair costs According to new research from AAA, vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) such as automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning and others, can cost twice as much to repair ...

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PROSPECT PARK – The Borough of Prospect Park’s Mayor Khairullah, Council, and the Municipal Alliance invites the community to take a visible stand against drugs by celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 23-31, 2018. Red Ribbon Week raises awareness of drug use and the problems related to drugs ...

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(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities. Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature ...

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(TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community, will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our ...

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TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph Lagana which would modify the responsibilities of fantasy sports operators regarding participant funds cleared the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee today. “The current double capitalization ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - On Sunday, October 28, 2018, runners and community members from across northern New Jersey will come together to participate in the Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away, being held at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park. This Halloween-themed charity race is being ...

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Do you want to support women, men and children that have been victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Passaic County?  Then please come to the Passaic County Women’s Center (PCWC) 3rd annual Purple Ball fundraising event “Casino Night” on October 18th from 7pm-10pm at the Valley Regency ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The 54th Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert is scheduled for Saturday, October 13 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Van Saun County Park in Paramus. It will be held in Lot 4, area F. The rain date is Sunday, October 14.  More than 100 adult visual artists will be ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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TRENTON – Senator Richard Codey and Senator Joseph Lagana have introduced legislation that would establish the “Commission on the Effects of Smart Phone and Social Media Usage on Adolescents.” The commission would study the extent of smart phone and social media usage by students in public ...

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Sizable awards to Bergen, Hudson, Passaic counties will strengthen school security through preventative and crisis-response training measures PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) celebrated the announcement by the Department of ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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A perfect place to shop for Holiday Gifts, Teacher’s gifts, your favorite someone or a little something for yourself (or furry friend) while knowing you will also be helping homeless pets. Shoppers will find everything from specialty foods to kids and adult clothing, unique home items, purses, ...

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Tuesday, October 2 @5pm and October 23 @5pm Cyber Security Talk Experts from Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC will provide this free lecture on Cyber Security and the potential perils to be found online. Thursday, October 4 @6pm and October 17 @10am Tai Chi Join us for Tai Chi with James Ran ...

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TRENTON — The New Jersey State Legislature reaffirmed its commitment to fighting the opioid epidemic and its support for the efforts of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey by proclaiming October 6 as Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day in the state. The Senate unanimously passed a joint resolution ...

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A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus. Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the ...

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NORTH HALEDON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY UPCOMING CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES MORNING PROGRAMS (10:00 a.m. start-time) For Babies: Baby Play Time for children ages 12–24 months (and a parent/caregiver) is held on Mondays. Registration for the current series is filled. The next series of ...

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