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Bergen Community College Student Earns ‘Student of the Year’ Award from the Northeast Regional Honors Council 

June 2, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen Community College honors graduate Amirah Elayan, a member of the Class of 2020, has earned the Northeast Regional Honors Council “Student of the Year Award” for her scholastic excellence and impact on Bergen’s Judith K. Winn School of Honors program.

The Northeast Regional Honors Council recognizes a student from a four-year and a two-year ...

Three BCC Students Named To 2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team

TRENTON, N.J. -- The New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC) has named three Bergen Community College students to the 2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team, awarding one with a top scholarship from the Coca-Cola Foundation.

“While we were unable to host a celebration in-person this year due to the current pandemic, the state’s community colleges are committed ...

‘The Memory of This Day Will Go Down in History Of How We Came Together’: 10,000-Plus Well-Wishers Watched Livestream of Bergen Community College’s 50th Commencement Ceremony

PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen Community College held its 50th Commencement Ceremony virtually on Monday night.

More than 10,000 people watched the proceedings on YouTube, which included a graduating class of more than 2,000 students and their families, friends, and interested onlookers from around the world.

While BCC’s graduation ceremony has been traditionally staged at MetLife ...

NJ State Police, DOE To School Boards: HS Graduation Ceremonies, Parades Violate 'Stay-at-Home' Orders

NEW JERSEY -- While school districts across the state have been planning alternatives to traditional high school graduation ceremonies, any plans that school districts had in the works appear to violate Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No.107, which directs New Jersey residents to stay at home and prohibits public gatherings.

In a letter to school administrators, NJ State Police Colonel ...

Bergen Community College To Host Its 50th Commencement Ceremony Online

PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen Community College will host its 50th commencement exercises this year online.

On Monday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at what was initially planned a ceremony at their usual location, East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium,  the Class of 2020, comprised of more than 2,000 candidates for graduation, will instead watch the proceedings via a live stream on YouTube. For ...

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Local Cleaning company is helping combat COVID -19

June 1, 2020

Health And Safety Are Our #1 Priority! 

HOW Can We Help?

Protect Staff Health and Safety
Keep essential Business OPEN
Secure qualified service FAST!
Use only EPA-approved products for emerging pathogens
Government registered to kill 99.9% of germs
“Certificate of Disinfection” to reassure your team

WHEN Can We Help?

Business Continuity – ...

Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

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

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...

NJ’s CSAs Stepping Up to Provide Local Food During Pandemic

As people avoid going into grocery stores during the coronavirus pandemic, many in New Jersey are turning to CSAs as an alternate source for fresh food.

CSAs, or community supported agriculture programs, connect local farmers with consumers. They typically provide locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. Some also offer other kinds of locally produced foods, such as eggs, cheese, ...

The Boy From the Woods

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben. (Grand Central Publishing, 2020)

 

A feral child, a missing teenage girl, and a wise-cracking, sharp-tongued television criminal attorney, and her teenage grandson, Matthew, are the central characters of Harlan Coben’s newest best-seller, The Boy from the Woods. They, along with other characters in the novel, make for a fun and ...

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...

Like A Fine Wine, We Get Better with Age! Five Tips to Stay Young at Heart

This week I turn 57 years old. 57 YEARS OLD! Like most other 50-something-year-old individuals, I’m not sure how this happened – it feels like a blink of an eye. One day I’m a college girl, the next a young mother, and now more than one half a century old. How can I be over 50? Most days I feel, think and act like a 25-year-old, so I know it’s only a number. But when that ...

I Bought the Pool

Memorial Day weekend, for many, signifies the unofficial start to summer. Last weekend as I was sitting in my backyard looking at my swimming pool, I began to think about how I felt two years ago when I was able to make a dream a reality.

Two years ago, friends and family had to listen to me ramble on about the pool I just added to my backyard. Hearing me, one would have thought that I had the ...

The Boy From the Woods

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben. (Grand Central Publishing, 2020)

 

A feral child, a missing teenage girl, and a wise-cracking, sharp-tongued television criminal attorney, and her teenage grandson, Matthew, are the central characters of Harlan Coben’s newest best-seller, The Boy from the Woods. They, along with other characters in the novel, make for a fun and ...