Press Releases

January 17, 2019

High school students are invited to share substance use prevention messages through their original music as part of the 2019 New Jersey Shout Down Drugs contest. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) is accepting entries through Friday, February 1. Students interested in sharing ...

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Registration is now open for the 3d annual Solved by Girls STEM conference for girls which will be on April 11, 2019 at Primoris Academy in Westwood, NJ. Featuring a team-based olympiad of STEM challenges and a special guest speaker, the conference is open to all girls in grades 3-8 at any school ...

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Inserra Supermarkets Marks Store Opening with Local Leaders, Associates and Neighbors Inserra Supermarkets Inc. hosted a ribbon-cutting at its newest store, the ShopRite of Wyckoff, on Sunday, January 13. The state-of-the-art supermarket is located at 430 Greenwood Avenue and will be run by the ...

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Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his 2019 State of the State address on January 15, 2019, outlining his plans to improve the financial security of middle-class families in New Jersey.   “We have made great progress over the last year building a stronger and fairer New Jersey, with vital ...

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The Borough of Hawthorne today announced the launch of an events platform for the community in partnership with Burbio.com, a free website, iPhone and Android app that puts school, library, government and community events in one easy to use digital service. With Burbio.com, residents can select ...

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In response to the crisis that has claimed thousands of New Jersey residents in the past four years alone, the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) has launched a media campaign to make families aware of the fentanyl outbreak in New Jersey communities. Drug-related deaths in New Jersey ...

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The Continuing Education Department at Passaic County Community College offers various short-term healthcare training courses. Receive hands-on training and attend professional development workshops. Attend one of our information sessions or visit our website for more information about the courses ...

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The School of Continuing and Professional Education at William Paterson University and the Passaic County One Stop System will host a Career Resource Event - Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 10 (snow date Friday, Jan. 11) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1600 Valley Rd., Wayne. Companies invited to attend ...

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and ...

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As a part of their many outreach efforts county-wide, The Passaic County Board of Social Services held their fourth quarter outreach seminar in the Borough of Prospect Park on December 19th at Borough Hall (106 Brown Avenue). PCBSS helps eligible residents to achieve economic security, obtain ...

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NJ Department of Human Services filed a public comment opposing the proposed rule that would negatively impact New Jerseyans’ health and well-being (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services filed a public comment strongly opposing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s draft ...

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Holiday Event Highlights Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy on Tuesday joined families that have received grants from New Jersey’s Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance to New Jersey families ...

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TRENTON – Senator Joseph Lagana issued the following statement in response to Governor Phil Murphy’s veto of S-3074, legislation which would require the expedited implementation of a new Pharmacy Benefits Manager contract: "Our legislation was intended to ensure that the Department of the ...

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Tomorrow is opening night for Hawthorne High School’s all-school fall production of Charles Dickens’s beloved classic “A Christmas Carol.”  The show runs Thursday, December 6th through Sunday, December 9th.  Evening performances are at 7:30 pm Thursday 12/6, Friday 12/7, and Saturday 12/8. Matinee ...

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An annual program honoring Hawthorne resident graduating senior students who attend area high schools will be held on Wednesday evening, May 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m., at Hawthorne High School. Over the years, organizations and individuals have provided many thousands of dollars to Hawthorne High ...

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PATERSON, NJ -- This holiday season CUMAC is partnering with the Toy Foundation (TTF) to provide toys to hundreds of kids in need in Passaic County. The toy giveaway will be a part of CUMAC’s inaugural Holly Jolly Holiday Party, a community event taking place on December 14 and 15 at the ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orangeon December 8th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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CONTACT: Cheryl Ricci Francione, Executive Director, Greater New Jersey Chapter                  973.437.3931, criccifrancione@alz.org   ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION GREATER NEW JERSEY CHAPTER TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUM IN ENGLEWOOD, NJ   - Town hall-style meeting to mobilize local community ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - New Bridge Medical Center is hosting a holiday concert featuring the Newark Boys Chorus at 12 noon, Thursday, Dec. 13. The event will take place at New Bridge Medical Center, 230 East Ridgewood Ave., Paramus in the Centers gym. Register for this free event at the link ...

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“A Christmas Carol” Comes to HHS It’s almost time for the Hawthorne High School fall play. This year’s production is Charles Dickens’s holiday  classic “A Christmas Carol”. Performances are Thursday, December 6th, through Sunday, December 9th. Evening performances are Thursday, Friday, and ...

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After distributing over 5,500 backpacks to veterans in need, the team at Backpacks For Life realized that there wasn’t a backpack designed specifically to meet the needs of the homeless and  at-risk veteran community that Backpacks For Life serves…so they designed one. Former Marine Corps ...

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CONTACT: Cheryl Ricci Francione, Executive Director, Greater New Jersey Chapter                  973.437.3931, criccifrancione@alz.org   ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION GREATER NEW JERSEY CHAPTER TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUM IN ENGLEWOOD, NJ   - Town hall-style meeting to mobilize local community ...

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The Rand Family was honored at the United Hospice of Rockland’s (UHR) “Dancing With Our Stars” gala Sunday, October 28, at the Pearl River Hilton in Pearl River, NY. Many of the members of The Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty team proudly attended this important event. Marsha Rand, Better Homes ...

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Career & Technical Education Students to be Eligible for SNAP Food Assistance Benefits (EDISON) – The Murphy Administration was joined Monday by anti-hunger advocates and higher education officials to announce it is expanding food assistance to career and technical education students at ...

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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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