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When Life Gives You Lemons... Make a Few Dollars

December 4, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ- Legislation championed by Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti at the behest of his nine year old son was unanimously approved by the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee on Monday.

The bill, A-4462, would prohibit towns from requiring licenses for children operating temporary businesses such as lemonade stands or snow shoveling services.

Calling it a ...

Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Announces Santa Parade Line-Up

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce announced the parade line-up for the annual Santa Parade on Saturday, December 1.  The parade itself will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the first section will start off from Rea Avenue onto Lafayette Avenue.  The parade as a whole will process south on Lafayette Avenue and marching units will end at Grand Avenue to continue the holiday ...

A Look at "The Other Tales - Escape Rooms" Game Experience in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - "The Other Tales – Escape Rooms" is indeed an escape—from the mundane into the mysterious.  It is a new kind of gaming experience waiting to be discovered on the second floor of an unassuming building found at 245 Diamond Bridge Avenue in Hawthorne, NJ 07506.  "The Other Tales – Escape Rooms" represents a new, booming trend in ...


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Backpacks For Life Launches The Bowery Pack, a Backpack Designed For Homeless Veterans

November 26, 2018

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 veteran, Sgt. Brett D’Alessandro designed The Bowery Pack with one thing ...