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Paramus Summer Food Truck Festival

August 12, 2020

THIS SUNDAY IS THE BIG DAY! Come enjoy delicious eats at an all around great family fun filled day!

Paramus Summer Food Truck Festival - Social Distancing Style at the PARAMUS PARK MALL, is the only place to be!

Paramus Park Mall, East Main Entrance (in front of Old Navy & LL Bean) • 700 Paramus Park • Paramus, NJ...  20 delicious Food Trucks, DJ Brad, Vendor Village, ...

County Executive Urges PSE&G To Reimburse All NJ Residents, Businesses for Spoiled Goods

August 11, 2020

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco is calling on PSE&G to reimburse the cost of spoiled food, medication, and perishable commercial merchandise for all New Jersey residents and businesses who lost power for more than 48 consecutive hours due to Tropical Storm Isaias.

The storm, which occurred on August 4, doused the county with rain followed by high winds ...

Postal Carrier Receives Unwelcome Package from Isaias

PARAMUS, NJ - A postal carrier in Paramus received an unwelcome package from Tropical Storm Isaias - - a large tree that did serious damage to the postal carrier's mail truck. 

The incident happened while the postal carrier stopped at a Dunkin' Donuts on Route 4 westbound in Paramus.  The postal carrier was not in the truck when the tree fell and no one was ...

Two Wood-Ridge Teens Collaborate to Produce "Beetlejuice" Online Musical Parody

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  With the shutdown of much of the entertainment industry due to the current state of the country, two Wood-Ridge teenagers found themselves taking part in a different type of production: "BEETLEJUICE: The Online Musical" | The Unauthorized Musical Parody.

Adam Lucas, chief editor, and Anthony Finke, music director who also played the part of Maxie Dean, joined a ...

Murphy: New Jersey Schools Can Reopen for In-Person Learning in the Fall

August 12, 2020

Schools must certify to the DOE that they are able to meet health and safety standards

"We know the first day of school is not going to be like any other." -- Gov. Phil Murphy

TRENTON -- At his COVID press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he would sign an Executive Order officially clearing both our public and nonpublic pre-K through 12 schools and our ...

Teachers, Principals, and Administrators Call for Statewide Remote Learning to Start the School Year

TRENTON, NJ -- The leaders of the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA), and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators are calling on Gov. Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) to direct all public schools to open remotely this fall.

This united front now puts pressure on the governor ...

Murphy: 33 States and Territories Remain on Quarantine List

TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey has updated its list of 33 states and territories -- near and far -- from which people should self-quarantine for 14 days after visiting. The states include populous states such as Texas, Florida and California, as well as remote locations including Montana, Idaho,and Puerto Rico. Nearby New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware and Pennsylvania ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make it a Breakfast Date, Al Fresco

August 11, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Some think it’s the most important meal of the day and others say it’s reserved for champions. When it comes to breakfast, it doesn’t take a titleholder to know it’s a tasty way to start your day, and your date! A little flirtation over a short stack and a little wink with a ...

NJ Home Bakers One Step Closer to Earning a Profit

New Jersey is the only state where you can’t have a home-baked foods business. But that may be about to change.

The state Senate recently passed a bill that would allow entrepreneurs in the Garden State to make and sell baked goods out of their homes that do not require refrigeration or additional cooking after they are baked.

Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16th), who sponsored the bill, said it ...

Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

The Beat Goes On

"In matters of the heart it is always better to want something you don't have than to have something you don't want."
~ Patti LaBelle

Something Old

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially wearing a mask. Especially from six feet away.

My daughter, after weathering separation from her first real love while away at school, discovered that their virtual relationship apart ...

Open for Business

When everything “opened up” this summer I didn’t think it would include my mouth.

But I probably should have perceived that at some point during this pandemic I would have to visit the dentist.

Over the past six months I have gotten used to moving previously outsourced services in-house. For instance, while everyone was letting their Covid freak flag fly, I mastered the ...

What Makes You Happy? Four Ways to Raise Your Happiness Set Point

Just about everyone wants to be happy. Aristotle said, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” If happiness is something we strive so hard to attain, and if it is truly the end all and be all of life, then why does it elude so many?

There is a pervasive myth that we can be happy when we achieve (fill in the blank).

When Your Ex Gets Remarried

I recently learned that my ex husband got engaged. After living for more than three decades with this man in my life, I must admit, hearing this news was a punch in the gut. I spent the next few weeks with a horrible feeling surrounding me, you know that uneasiness you get in your stomach after someone close passes away? My body was on edge, I shook inside, and could not shed the anxiousness of ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...