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Mon, September 28, 7:00 PM


Paramus Public Library Board Meeting


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1 Jockish Square Paramus , NJ 07652

Wed, September 30, 12:00 PM


Paramus Farmers Market


Add to My Calendar 09/30/2020 12:00pm 09/30/2020 6:00pm America/New_York Paramus Farmers Market

Annual Paramus Farmers Market open every Wednesday May 27th 2020 through October 21, 2020

1 Jockish Square Paramus , NJ 07652

Wed, September 30, 12:00 PM


Paramus Fall Food Festival


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The Paramus Food Festival will be open Wednesdays, September 2nd - October 21st 12 Noon - 6pm --Masks are required. Petruska Park 475 Farview Avenue; Hockey Rink Bring Your Family and Friends

1 Jockish Square Paramus , NJ 07652

Thu, October 1, 9:00 AM


Bergen County Social Services Event - POSTPONED


Add to My Calendar 10/01/2020 9:00am 10/01/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Bergen County Social Services Event - POSTPONED

Bergen County Board of Social Services will be coming to Paramus the first Thursday of every month from 9am-12noon through the end of 2020. Representatives will be available to provide information, answer questions and assist all individuals, families and seniors interested in applying for: SNAP (food stamps) NJ Family Care Medicaid General Assistance TANF ...

1 Jockish Square Paramus , NJ 07652

Thu, October 1, 7:00 PM


Planning Board Meeting


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1 Jockish Square Paramus , NJ 07652

Thu, October 1, 7:00 PM


Planning Board Meeting - Virtual ...


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1 Jockish Square Paramus , NJ 07652

Sun, October 4, 9:00 AM


RECYCLING Event: Tire, Mobile Paper Shredding, ...


Add to My Calendar 10/04/2020 9:00am 10/04/2020 2:00pm America/New_York RECYCLING Event: Tire, Mobile Paper Shredding, and Electronics/Computer - Mahwah

The Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) will once again conduct Tire Recycling, Mobile Paper Shredding, and Electronics/Computer. Materials will be collected between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., rain or shine.

1 Jockish Square Paramus , NJ 07652

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Bergen Community College Trustees Welcome Class of 2020 Graduate Robert Krasowski As Student-Elected Alumni Representative for 2020-21 Year

September 24, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. — The Bergen Community College Board of Trustees recently welcomed class of 2020 graduate Robert Krasowski as the student-elected alumni representative for the 2020-21 academic year. Krasowski will have full-voting rights during his one-year term.

“As the alumni trustee, my foremost responsibility is to represent and advocate for the needs of our student ...

New York City Man Who Was in Possession of $50,000 Worth of Cocaine Arrested in Leonia

September 1, 2020

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Detectives with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office arrested a New York City man who had $50,000 worth of cocaine on him, which a narcotic investigation revealed he had intended to distribute within the New York Metropolitan area.

According to a news release from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, 39-year-old Alexander Garces Brioso, who is ...

Shoplifter Strikes 4 Times in 7 Days at 3 Fair Lawn Drug Stores

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A Paterson man was apprehended four times trying to shoplift or trespass after being banned from area drug stores, according to police.

On Aug. 21 at approximately 10 a.m., police responded to the area of CVS Pharmacy, 29-00 Broadway, after a male shoplifter fled from the store. Jose Vasquez, 53, of Paterson, was captured and arrested on Broadway at 27th Street. $85.80 in ...

Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Urges New Jerseyans to Work with Contract Tracers

September 26, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID-19 press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he has extended the public health emergency in New Jersey for an additional 30 days. These declarations, unless extended, expire after 30 days.

“As we enter the Fall season, it is important to continue to take all steps necessary to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our ...

Gov. Murphy: COVID-19 Update, Travel Advisory, and Voter Registration

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy was in Union City Tuesday with Mayor Brian Stack to rally folks to fill out the 2020 Census. There are only eight days left to complete it — it's quick, easy and safe, and can be done online.


Gov. Murphy reported New Jersey has 457 new positive cases, for a cumulative total of 200,580. There are also seven new confirmed COVID-19 deaths, ...

Murphy Blasts Republicans’ ‘Blatant Power Grab’ in Rushing to Replace Ginsburg

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday said Republican lawmakers are displaying “rank hypocrisy” in looking to “ram a nominee” for the seat left vacant by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with less than seven weeks to go before Election Day 2020.

Three days after Ginsburg’s death, Murphy — a Democrat — called out U.S. Senate Republicans ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

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

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

It’s Harvest Time! 5 Fun New Jersey Wineries to Visit this Autumn

Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.  

Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil.

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this season, consider a trip to one of ...

5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Chili Into a Totally Different Meal

Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up.

Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas:

Serve it Cincinnati-style* over spaghetti with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Make it part of a “baked ...

Careful What You Wish For

For Sale at Auction
One pre-owned Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur. Good condition. 188 original bones. Stands 13 ft high x 40 ft. long. Assembly required. Original box. Free shipping with Amazon Prime. Final sale only. No returns or exchanges.

If you thought museums were the only venues for large scale dinosaur skeletons, think again. In a few weeks Christie's will be selling an authentic, ...


At the risk of sounding political, I believe in science.

I spent way too many hours subjecting my brain to a Math-O-Matic blender of science classes in school to discount it. Let’s face it, nobody would have made it that hard if there wasn’t some validity to it.

Oh I believe in other important stuff too, like astrology and miracles for instance, but a well-accepted scientific ...

Make Like a Tree

If they didn’t wear masks in California before, they certainly do now. Smoke and ash obscure the dark orange skies as millions of acres burn out of control encroaching on homes and entire towns. It is the kind of apocalyptic event that makes me glad I live in New Jersey.

But even so far away, it makes me wonder. What would I do if a natural disaster threatened my home and I had 15 ...

Tips to Cope with Anxiety and Depression

Editor's Note: This is a "best-of Joan" column, which first ran on Oct. 11, 2019.

We live in a fast paced world, seldom taking the time to catch our breath. Add to the general stress of life, a significant event such as losing a loved one, getting fired from a job, going through a divorce, or another difficult situation, and you have a recipe for emotional ...

Combat Procrastination: 4 Tips to Help You Get the Job Done

I am the queen of procrastination, always have been. Throughout school and into my adult life, I always waited until the last minute to get something done, telling myself that I work best under pressure. The reality was, I didn’t feel like doing the work, and so I waited until it was absolutely necessary. This behavior resulted in so much unnecessary stress.

When I started my companies, ...