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January 24, 2023

RIDGEWOOD, NJ – Hawes Elementary School in Ridgewood is named for a woman who can only be described as a trailblazer. With a hand in everything from real estate to community service during her 68 years in the village, Henrietta Hawes did not just serve Ridgewood, she embodied it. Born Henrietta ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Prudential Center is now ranked among the world’s Top 10 highest-grossing entertainment venues, named on 2022 year-end lists by industry standard-setters, Billboard and Pollstar magazines. Those independent rankings are Prudential Center’s highest since it opened in October ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Garden State Plaza is hosting a free Lunar New Year celebration on January 28. It's the Year of the Rabbit at the mall, 1 Garden State Plaza, where they will welcome several performances: an Asian American Lion Dance; a Korean Fan Dance; and a Mongolian dance. There will also ...

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NEW YORK, NY/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ  - One of the 18 new Radio City Rockettes this year is Wood-Ridge Class of 2011 graduate Mallory Nolting, who shared how her participation in school musicals helped develop her passion for performing.  Mallory Nolting started her dancing career at the age of just two ...

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NEW JERSEY — Every New Year's Day, free and guided hiking events are offered in state parks across the country. It's the perfect way to introduce individuals and families to both the outdoors and a healthy lifestyle. First Day Hikes offer a variety of distances and levels of ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The borough kicked-off the holiday season on Sunday, December 4 when they closed off Carlough Drive to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. There was singing, dancing, carnival rides, a tree lighting and best of all, smiles at the event with hundreds of people in ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - It's time for "Winter Wonderland"!  Today: Sunday, December 4 Time: 1 to 5 p.m. Place: Borough Hall, 1 Jockish Square National Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 44. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. While you can meet Santa from 1-3:30 ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ – The annual holiday parking program goes into effect this weekend. Shoppers and diners can park for free on the second and third floors of the Hudson Street Parking Garage on the Saturdays leading up to Christmas. The free spaces are limited to a maximum of four hours between the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Rides, activities and snacks! Add the annual tree lighting and Santa, now that's a party.  All events will take place at Borough Hall, 1 Jockish Square. Parking is available at the High School, 99 East Century Road, with a connection to a free shuttle.

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PARAMUS, NJ - It was a party: Big Santa, music and a drone light show. Let's not forget Santa in person, either! It's officially the holiday season at the Garden State Plaza when Big Santa lights up the sky in Paramus. The outdoor event, 5th annual in recent years, featured live performances ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A must on the holiday calendar: 5th Annual Big Santa Lighting and Spectacular Drone Show, 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 18. The Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, is hosting the lighting of Big Santa with a drone show set to holiday music by 106.7 Lite FM.

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PARAMUS, NJ - Lots of ideas for costumes for tonight's festivities! It's Halloween! Yesterday was Bergen New Bridge Medical Center's annual Trunk or Treat and there was plenty of participation. This is part 3 of 3. Part 1: Lots of Treats and Fun Costumes at Bergen New Bridge Trunk or ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Few know how to party like a kid in costume. Add candy, and wow! It certainly was a party on Sunday, October 30 when Bergen New Bridge Medical Center held its annual Trunk or Treat in the parking lot of the hospital. Part 2 of 3. Photo essay by Lyn Morton Part 1: Lots of ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - It was all about the treats on Sunday when Bergen New Bridge Medical Center held its annual Trunk or Treat. The weather cooperated on October 30 when staff opened their trunks to costumed, enthusiastic kids who couldn't be refused a treat, if not only for their wonderful ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Garden State Plaza is asking the Borough Council to approve its annual "Big Santa" request. If approved, work crews would install Big Santa on Sunday, November 6 and 13, 2022, and remove the structure on January 8 and 15, 2023. The Council meets for its regular meeting on ...

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Just in time for great Halloween photos, the annual foliage show across the garden state is at its peak this weekend according to the NJ Forest Service. Saturday and Sunday weather forecast: 64 degrees, sunny! The northwest corner of the state is reported to be "past peak." Most of the rest ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Anyone passing by the "Strange Planet Outsider Art Gallery" located at 11 S. Passaic Ave. in downtown Chatham the past year couldn't miss noticing its front window displays filled with colorful, bizarre, and highly detailed artwork one might see in a Tim Burton or Jean Pierre-Jeunet ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - From a population of 6,268 in 1950 to 25,884 in 2020, the borough has packed as many individuals in its 10.5 square miles as space would allow, that is in between its shopping areas. According to borough historians, "During the 1950s, Paramus experienced a housing boom and ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - While the borough is currently a northeastern shopping mecca, it was once known as a farming community where European settlers cultivated the land after the Revolutionary War. And Paramus celebrated those roots during its 100-year anniversary celebration on October 15 at the ...

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ENGLEWOOD, NJ – The Bergen Performing Arts Center, known as bergenPAC, located in Englewood, New Jersey, originally opened its doors nearly 100 years ago in 1926. Since then, some greats in entertainment have graced its stage, including Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett, John Legend, Ringo Starr, and ...

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NEW JERSEY — This may be the Garden State, but this time of year our attention shifts from tomatoes and zucchini in home gardens to oaks and maples as the forest and parks being their annual show.  According to the NJ Forest Service, the show is beginning in the northwestern part of the state — ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The "Pride of Paramus" Spartan Marching Band and Color Guard will perform in two events in October, according to school officials. On Sunday, October 9 the Spartan Band will compete with other local marching bands in the annual "Music In The Park" marching band competition at ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - There are two centennial celebrations for the borough next week, including one at the Garden State Plaza and another at the public library. Thursday, October 13, 7-9pm: Garden State Plaza; business attire requested Saturday, October 15, 2-6pm: Centennial Harvest Festival ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The borough is celebrating its 100th anniversary on October 15 with a free event, "Paramus' Centennial Harvest Festival," at the Paramus Library, 116 East Century Road. From 2 to 6 p.m., there will be live music, a photo station, a pumpkin patch, rides and inflatables, games, a car ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The county hosted its annual Fall Harvest Festival at Van Saun Park where there were crafts, a petting zoo, rides and lots of food. This year's event began September 16 and runs through today, Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Street Fair on Sunday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “The Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce Street Fair is a great event that brings people to the town that were not aware how great the area is to visit," said Jim Morgan, co-owner ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Summer Food Truck Fest is Rolling into Town at Paramus Park Mall in front of Old Navy and LL Bean on Sunday, August 14 from 11a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $5. Under 5 is free. What to expect: 22 gourmet food trucks, DJ Louis, vendors, kid activities including pony rides, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Fair returns to East Brunswick from Monday to Sunday, August 1-7, and, as always, ends with two nights of joyous explosions of fireworks. Calling all 4 - 11 yr olds--now is your chance to reign over the Middlesex County Fair. If you are interested in ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — This weekend, local council members Jeanne Weber, Maria Elena Belliger, Christopher DiPazza, Robert Kaiser, Ace Antonio, and Jorge Quintana joined U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) as they celebrated our nation's Independence Day and took part in the Paramus Fourth of July ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Those planning on attending Jersey City’s 4th of July featuring Flo Rida and fireworks conducted by Guinness World Record holder, Fireworks by Grucci, are being strongly encouraged to arrive by foot, bike, or public transportation to Exchange Place as parking will be extremely ...

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