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Posted: Wednesday June 11, 2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted: Tuesday November 25, 2014, 03:25 PM
Elisabeth Morrow School Orchestra is launching its annual Community Concert Series. The orchestra will perform at the Southeast Senior Center, Bergen Family Center and the Lillian Booth actors home. The students hope to spread the gift of music throughout the community during this special time of year. These young musicians will share the core values of Elisabeth Morrow School, the 4C's: Courtesy, Consideration, Cooperation and Compassion.
Rehana Uehling, Nancy Lynn, Dana Romita (Submitted Photo)
Posted: Wednesday November 26, 2014, 01:00 PM
The 2014 Golden Thread Gala took place at the Starlight Roof at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Mynette Saingas, Sheri Giacomini, Carol Rapp and Annie Nicksick (Photo by Chris Marksbury)
Posted: Wednesday November 26, 2014, 12:30 PM
Bergen Catholic held its seventh annual Crusader Gala at The Venetian in Garfield this past week. The evening featured a cocktail hour followed by dinner, entertainment, dancing and an awards ceremony.
Jane Levy, Ilebe Marcus (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Wednesday November 26, 2014, 08:00 AM
The Bergen County YJCC held its annual Major Gifts gala at the YJCC in Washington Township.
Tom Eastwick, Christy Delaguerra, Debbie Fabiano and Joseph Neyman (Photo by Chris Marksbury)
Posted: Tuesday November 25, 2014, 01:40 PM
The Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center hosted its 2014 "A Taste of Bergen" event at Seasons in Washington Township, featuring an evening of music, fine dining and desserts, provided by some of the area’s best restaurants. All proceeds benefit the patients, long term care residents and community of Bergen Regional Medical Center.
Maria Reis, Melissa Borduin, Katie Scully, Kristi Marcotte, Linda Lyons, Lindsay Reichert (Photo by Charlene Wisnewski)
Posted: Tuesday November 25, 2014, 11:02 AM
Junior League of Bergen County hosted its annual Festival of Trees this past Friday at Macaluso's in Hawthorne. This annual fundraiser provides financial support for the Junior League of Bergen County’s community projects, including Done in a Day, Learn to Earn, Playing is Learning as well as providing college scholarships for high-school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteer work.
Nicole Pirrello, Alexandra McArdle, Andrea Hickey, Stefania Circelli and Darcy White (Photo by Chris Marksbury)
Posted: Tuesday November 25, 2014, 08:00 AM
Comprehensive Behavioral Health Care (CBHCare) Inc. hosted its 45th anniversary gala, entitled "Sapphires and Stars," at Seasons in Washington Township.
Randi Petruzzeloo, Brooke Cannata, Nancy Zuccarelli (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday November 24, 2014, 01:30 PM
Central Unitarian Church of Paramus hosted the 14th annual Bergen County Unitarian Universalists Outreach Auction, sponsored by the Central Unitarian Church along with the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades.
Kyle Delahanty, Tiffany Henawi, William Klinenberg, John Fazal and Alyssa Gargagliano (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Monday November 24, 2014, 11:15 AM
REED Academy held its 2014 "Comedy for a Cause" anniversary celebration at Green Brook Country Club in North Caldwell.
| Shannon Monaghan | Sarah Gilbert | Marissa Corsello | Debbie Strobel | Denise Vecchi | Scott Nadison | Meredith Ladov | Ann Aron | Anne Coates | Jessalin Jaume | Lauren Weisse | AJ Bachman | Jamie Bachman | Jon Gusoff | Mallory Visser | Denise Rekem | Sharon Anes | Seda Panagakos | Debbie Curley | Karen Hepburn | Bill Tanzer | Kathleen Reidy | Lori Kashouty | Jane Calandra | Meaghan Schick | Kim Cristo | Charlie Cristo with Karen Kaufmann | Larry Kaufmann | Jenny Amador | Roger Amador | Jennifer DeSanti | Anthony DeSanti | Marta DeSanti | Murray Greenberg | Allie Greenberg | John Hack | Mary Beth Walsh | Ben Hack | Valentina Hickey | Ellen Klinenberg | Lucia Benderer | Athena Nicholas | Mark Nicholas | Ken Nicholas | Kathy Kelly | Jackie Kelly | Delores Kelly | Maura Kelly | Jake Silvoy | Danielle Badalamenti | Nick Silvoy | Marcie Blanco | Tracy Schmidt | Rich Schmidt | Heather Berger | Larry Berger | Jenny Bar-Yaacov | Pat Timen | Barbara Holstein | Jennifer Faust | Dennis Krause | Joanne Krause | Robin Porporino | Mario Porporino with Carol Winik | Peter Winik | Molly McGee | Ellen McKenna | Beth Gibson | Jeff Gibson | Norman Leben | Jonathan Goldstein | Lesley Leben | J Barry | Maureen Barry | Kerry Conway | Millie Long | Michael Handerhan | Sarah Handerhan | Kate Wohlrab | Lauren Amendola | Leah Farinola | Teresinho DeOliviera | Alanna Rinaldi | Kaon Thana | Andy Corbin | Nick Altebrando | Lauren Snyder | Howard Snyder | Tim Pernetti | Karen Keyes | Pat Capra | Scott Marshall | Lisa Goldstein | Rick Klinenberg | Jill Nadison | Oakland
Renee Stefanaci, Erin Chapin, Nicole Seyffer (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Sunday November 23, 2014, 08:00 AM
Wyckoff's Calvin Coolidge Elementary School PTO hosted its 2014 Casino Night at the Brick House in Wyckoff, with the theme "Oceans Eleven."
Female Jessie Banks scholars: Samantha Martinez, Aliyah Mangan, Adaugo Ezike, Taylor Strickland (Photo by Robert Pytel)
Posted: Sunday November 23, 2014, 08:00 AM
Jessie Banks Foundation held its 2014 gala at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe.
Keppler family (Photo by Charlene Wisnewski)
Posted: Saturday November 22, 2014, 08:00 AM
Joan's Joy held its 2014 dinner and dance party at the Elks Lodge in Westwood.
 Allison Donnelly, Lorraine Lynch, Christie Radoian (Photo by Paula Barbagallo)
Posted: Friday November 21, 2014, 02:00 PM
The Junior Woman's Club of Harrington Park held its 7th annual Ladies Night Out at The Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale. The evening featured a night of shopping with over 50 vendors and special guest "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Kathy Wakile.
Jennifer Sweetwood, Erika Baldino, Laura Ryan and T.H. Waldman (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Friday November 21, 2014, 12:15 PM
The Englewood, Tenafly, Fort Lee, Korean American and Gold Coast Chambers of Commerce held a Mega Networking Event at The Pearl in Edgewater last night.
| Sheila Monaco | Oceana Cheng | Jia Yan | Tatiana Dyagileva | Nadine Machado | Linda Barba | Tatiana Dyagileva | Al Matesic | Tiffany Porter | Lisa Ford | Aleta Frezzell | Katiria Soliman | Jakia Sultana | Tamara Francis | Kory Buczynski | Nadine Machado | Tamara Francis | Katiria Soliman | Randi Raskin | Daniella Storzillo | Randolph Cary | Erica Martinez | Paola Soriano | James Dunn | Marla Weingast | Christine Ghassali | Elise Kimmel | Danette Partellow | Rose Hughes | Brenda Giacumbo | Charlie Oppler | Cynthia Aybar | Randolph Cary | Nicole Jadoo | Trevor Jadoo | Kathy Friedman | Dan McLaughlin | Lizabeth Cirillo | Kennedy Williams | Richard Alashaian | Randi Raskin | Lisa Vitale | Stepanie Greco | Carol Rauscher | Jesus Abreu | Cinthia Nolasco | Brenda Giacumbo | Michael Clark | Sheila Monaco | Randolph Cary | Giancarlo DeCastro | Jesus Abreu | Christop Allison | Alejandra Pazmino | Adolfo Silverio | Lance Maiden | Kobi Aharon | Shivani Desai | Bernard Kim | Deborah Nason | Tatiana Dyagileva | Sam Chung | Mark Park | Deniz Ipekci Bettaieb | Aslihan Demir | Al Matesic | Sheila Moore | Stefany Koslow | Christine Evron | Karin Mikelis | Adolfo Silverio | Joe Bionci | Dan McLaughlin | Dale Siegel | Doug Feltman | Marian Gordon | Gregg Lee | Brigitte Neumann | Matt Parlier | Matt Parlier | Brigitte Neumann | Lenford Robins | Nancy Hong | Magalye Matos | Marla Weingast | Barry Lowe | Aleta Frezell | Jose Bambino | Rich Janson | Josh Rothenberg | Mitch Nassiri | Steve Prete | Richard Katze | Scott Selleck | Stephanie Greco | Michael Clark | Charles Bensley | Christop Allison | Englewood Chamber of Commerce | Tenafly Chamber of Commerce | Fort Lee Chamber of Commerce | Korean American Chamber of Commerce | Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce | The Pearl | Edgewater | Englewood | Tenafly | Fort Lee
Linda Vaccarella and Allison Billingsby (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Friday November 21, 2014, 11:24 AM
The Sub-Zero/Wolf Pine Brook Showroom held its grand re-opening. The night featured a red carpet, live entertainment, new appliance previews, raffles and prizes.
Bob Montesano; Susan Montesano; Dawn DelRusso; Denise DelRusso; Andrew DelRusso (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Friday November 21, 2014, 10:30 AM
Archdiocese of Newark hosted its 2014 "Nourishing Your Faith Dinner: An Evening of Faith, Fellowship and Spiritual Inspiration," hosted at The Grove in Cedar Grove this past Wednesday.
Bergen News Brief, Nov. 21, 2014
Posted: Friday November 21, 2014, 08:00 AM
Shake Shack will open its new burger restaurant at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus; Mahwah Educational Foundation will hold its annual casino night; Bergenfield High School will hold a holiday flea market; North Jersey gears up for #GivingTuesday on December 2nd. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
David Shein, Jason Berg, Cara Giordano, Ingrid Veil, Aleshia Jijon (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday November 20, 2014, 02:15 PM
Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS (EBCBOR) held its 2014 benefit for Move for Hunger at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton, collecting hundreds of pounds of non-perishable food and over $1,500 in additional donations for those in need.
Event Committe members with guest speaker Sunny Anderson (center with flowers), Adrian Bickham, Gail Baskerville Norris, Sandra Rice, Yvonne Witter, Joyce Harley, Gladys Hoffler Thomas, Jeannette Curtis Rideau (Photo by Robert Pytel)
Posted: Thursday November 20, 2014, 12:10 PM
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (Bergen/Passaic Chapter) hosted a fundraiser at Modiani Kitchens in Englewood, featuring guest speaker Sunny Anderson, host of the Food Network's "The Kitchen" and author of "Sunny's Kitchen: Easy Food For Life."
Masters of Whiskey: Laura Ackerman; Jillian Nguyen; Daniel Fells, NY Giants #85; Alexandria Gabriele; Lauren Buckhammer (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Thursday November 20, 2014, 10:45 AM
The New York Giants held Taste of the Giants at The Chase Club at MetLife Stadium. The evening featured fundraising and fine cuisine from the area’s top chefs to support Rock and Wrap It Up!, an anti-poverty think tank dedicated to providing food for poor and hungry families through an organization of commercial donors and a network of partner agencies redistributing food and providing other vital services to those who need help most.
| Fernando Lee | Victoria Gingrich | Jay Ortiz | Michael Jenkins | Stephanie Galan | Diane Vista Wayne | Deborah Caplan | Lana Miller | Mallory Filko | Michael Paolercio | Dino Gatto | Glenn Garvin | Kristina Micu | Saladeen Harrison | Daniela Zangara | James Brewer | Darryl Dela Cruz | Kathleen Andrews | Meredith Stemmler | Aaron Tyson | Jennifer Conley | Andy Esworthy | Andrew Zoccoli | Jenn Zoccoli | Lynn Zoccoli | Eric Peterson | Dana Zoccoli | Christina Zoccoli | Kristin Calandra | Nicole Federica | Joseph Gratkowski | Randy Ungerleider | Jerry Downey | Sean LAndetta | Marley Ungerleider | Bill Ard | Martha Ard | Michael Stewart | Stevie Brown | Ashley Lynn | Damian Walker | Cecilia Orevik | Allison Stangeby | Eric Schiff | Jessica Slenker | Cindy Rivara | Donna Allen | John Villa | Jermaine Edwards | James Ricafort | Gabriel Fernando | Michael Graziano | Tessa Hall | Chris Shea | Mike Mano | Adin Langille | Blanca Vargas | Angela Vecco | Angelo Basilone | Eric Borgia | Geoff Schwartz | Syd Mandelbaum | Diane Mandelbaum | Lucero Martinez | Jack Viloafurte | Anthony Leyro | Chris Jenkins | Courtney Singh | Santo Rosabianca | Ira Rosenblum | Richard Rosenblum | Steve Tilchen | Matt Tilchen | Jose Quirino | Vincent Caprio | Adam Byrne | Mark Becker | Amanda Jones | Bruce Becker | Justin Jones | Susan Napolitano | Stacey Herbert | Donna Graziano | David Infusino | Eileen Lupo | Theo Mac | Helen Daniele | Noel Rodriguez | George Chajon | Glenn Rolnick | Laurence Cohen | Brian Kelly | Nikki Marone | Al Tuzzo | Sue Torres | Jody Alex | Joan Hoffman | Michael Dolan | Anita Lalor | Max Ringelheim | East Rutherford
Jaclyn Schultz; Korine Lio; Ivana Popovic (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Thursday November 20, 2014, 08:00 AM
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosted its 2014 Women on the Move Luncheon at Westmount Country Club, dedicated to funding research and providing programs and services that help people with MS.
Elysse Buxbaum, Scarlett Johansson and Scott Stringer (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Wednesday November 19, 2014, 01:00 PM
Giants of Generosity of Cresskill and Friends of Rockaway held its 2nd annual Hurricane Sandy Anniversary Fundraiser at Hudson Terrace in New York. Actress Scarlett Johansson and brother Hunter Johansson served as hosts while actor Jamie Foxx performed.
Tracy Browne and JoAnne Browne (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Wednesday November 19, 2014, 10:45 AM
The Diamond Scholarship and Charitable Fund Inc., in cooperation with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. (Englewood/Teaneck Chapter), held the 23rd Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance at The Fiesta in Wood Ridge.
Danielle Parker, Anakaren Colon,Nicole Collis,  Edrith Dellatto, Amy Muniz (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Wednesday November 19, 2014, 08:00 AM
The Dames of Mary Help hosted their 2014 "Angels Among Us" gala event at The Venetian in Garfield.
Jackie, Mary Alice Farella, Sarah - Society Westwood (Photo by Paula Barbagallo)
Posted: Tuesday November 18, 2014, 04:17 PM
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades held its annual Fall Boutique benefit in Tenafly. The boutique featured jewelry, women's fashions, children's clothing, home furnishings, accessories and more. All proceeds benefited the Early Childhood Special Programs.
Beth Stern (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Tuesday November 18, 2014, 02:56 PM
Beth Stern, actress and wife of radio personality Howard Stern, dropped by Bookends in Ridgewood to sign copies of her new children's book, "Yoda: The Story of a Cat and His Kittens."
(Photo submitted)
Posted: Tuesday November 18, 2014, 02:01 PM
Infiniti of Englewood held a grand opening of their new showroom this past Thursday. Attendees enjoyed wine, hors d'oeuvres, music and previewed the new QX80 and Q70L.
Lina, Jasmina, Ivana, Maria and Sanja (Photo by Lauren Kelly)
Posted: Tuesday November 18, 2014, 12:02 PM
Dwight-Morrow High School/Academies held its International Night Festival this past Saturday in Englewood. The evening featured food from around the world, music, dancing and a tricky tray.
Kevin Strauss; Leslie Strauss; Ed Jimenez; Jen Jimenez; Maria Laviano; Frank Laviano (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Tuesday November 18, 2014, 10:28 AM
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Foundation and St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital Foundation hosted their 2014 St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Charity Ball at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on Saturday, honoring William A. McDonald, Anthony Losardo and John Ambrose.
Julia Freedman, Katy Dzialga, Lily Mathes, Molly Dzialga and Sophie Freedman (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Tuesday November 18, 2014, 08:00 AM
The 2014 Julia's Butterfly Foundation Ball was held at The Tides Estate in North Haledon.
Stay on course with expert advice on training for your first -- or next -- marathon.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 12:32 AM
Make the most of training for a marathon, with tips from an expert.
At The Orange Lantern in Paramus, Peter Taylor, center, participates in a trivia game, which has become a popular bar activity.
Posted: Saturday March 3, 2012, 11:20 AM
Trivia Night' are gaining popularity in North Jersey bars and restaurants.
Posted: Tuesday November 13, 2012, 02:12 PM
Off-leash fun of the canine variety at area dog parks.
Overpeck County Park, Leonia (Photo by Tariq Zehawi)
Posted: Wednesday April 11, 2012, 02:38 PM
Dog and dog-friendly parks where your beloved pooch can have some fun and recreation
The Gravity Vault in Upper Saddle River offers indoor rock climbing, an excellent way to exercise. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 11:35 AM
Scaling a rock wall is healthy and fun.
Second graders from the Grant Elementary School in Dumont take a hike at Tenafly Nature Center. Tenafly 05/09/11 (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Tuesday May 10, 2011, 10:50 PM
The Tenafly Nature Center offers hiking, bird-watching and observation of various wildlife in Bergen County.
The Old Burying Ground also known as Blauvelt Cemetery, on Old Tappan Road in Harrington Park (Photo by Colleen White)
Posted: Wednesday October 23, 2013, 10:40 PM
OK, maybe spirits don't roam in Bergen County, but try telling that to ghost hunters and lovers of local lore. Every region of the country boasts legends of visitors from the great beyond and Bergen is no exception.
Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Monday September 3, 2012, 09:00 AM
The geographic heart of Bergen County has many popular places to shop, dine, and have fun.
Barbour’s Pond is home to at least 18 species of snails and clams.
Posted: Wednesday April 25, 2012, 01:53 PM
There is an abundance of wonderful places to experience, explore and embrace nature right at our doorstep.
Teaneck High School’s Carly Ortiz, front, and Sarah Fisher at Overpeck Creek on Monday. They are among the rowers drawn to the calm waters.
Posted: Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:37 AM
Bergen County’s Overpeck Creek is becoming a hot spot for competitive rowing teams in northern New Jersey.
Posted: Tuesday October 4, 2011, 10:36 AM
Why hibernate before we have to? Fall — with its aromas of apple cider and wood-burning fireplaces — is a particularly nice time to be outside. So, here are 10 suggestions for fun things to do while we can.
Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2011, 12:09 AM
Want to be a river explorer? Try kayaking among the skyscrapers.
Don Torino, right, leads a free bird walk through the Meadowlands, a major stop on the shorebird migration route.
Posted: Sunday August 21, 2011, 09:11 PM
I understand hiking. I understand taking a pleasant walk in the great outdoors. What I have never understood was why anyone would devote so much time and energy to looking for birds.
Mike Kerwick follows Rick Velasco into the woods at Saddle Ridge Riding Center in Franklin Lakes.
Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2011, 10:23 AM
Standing in the stables, next to a gentle horse named Milo, everything seems so placid. I sidle up next to Milo, stroking his forehead, his cheek, his chest. If this is the horse that will carry me down a trail for a 30-minute horseback ride — the first of my life — I better introduce myself.
Posted: Wednesday August 10, 2011, 11:36 AM
Tips to keep your car in top condition
Bergen's Gordon A. Uehling III is an ATP world ranked player in both singles and doubles, and founder of CourtSense.
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 01:10 PM
Racquet Clubs in Bergen County
Filmmaking concept scene with dramatic lighting
Posted: Thursday March 27, 2014, 03:01 PM
From the era of the silents to the surround-sound blockbusters of today, Bergen's varied landscapes have offered filmmakers many diverse backdrops for staging their films. Here is a town-by-town roundup of feature-length motion pictures (as of 2007) guaranteed to peak curiosity and encourage a few DVD rentals.
Above, the Oritani and Fox theaters on Main Street in Hackensack. Today, the Oritani building houses a travel service and a clothing store.
Posted: Thursday November 15, 2012, 03:02 PM
After an almost decade-long codependent relationship with their videocassette recorders — technology that Jack Valenti, then the president of the Motion Picture Association of America, compared to the Boston strangler — folks were ready to leave their houses again to sample, on a BIG screen, such late 1980s hits as "Moonstruck," "Broadcast News," "Bull Durham" and "Fatal Attraction."
Palisades Amusement Park once boasted the country's largest outdoor saltwater pool, which opened more than 100 years ago. Chief lifeguard Bunty Hill mans his post in this photo from the '50s. (Photo courtesy of Tom Meyers)
Posted: Wednesday July 10, 2013, 02:22 PM
For the hottest ticket this side of the Hudson, crowds flocked to Palisades Amusement Park, which drew thousands upon thousands of kids and adults in its heyday.
PHOTOGRAPHS IN FRONT OF THE THEATER: Ticketholders enjoy a summer evening in front of the Paramus theater, circa 1965. [Courtesy of Rod Ruth]
Posted: Monday January 9, 2012, 03:27 PM
Instead of bringing people to the theater, the Playhouse on the Mall brought theater to the people for more than 25 years
Roxanne Sciarrone performs with Pearl at Classic Quiche Cafe in Teaneck. On Fridays, the place is transformed into "The Jazzberry Patch," with musicians playing in a supper club atmosphere.
Posted: Monday April 11, 2011, 01:45 AM
Places where Jersey jazz fans can get their fix – and Jersey jazz musicians can learn their sublime but difficult trade.
Broadway Bound Dance Center in Dumont.
Posted: Monday July 11, 2011, 11:36 AM
For toddlers, teens, 20-somethings and beyond, dances classes are all about fun, fitness and the thrill of performance
The Belskie Museum celebrates Black History Month with the sculpture titles "Hands" by Jim Edmonds.
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 11:56 AM
Bergen abounds with art museums of many varieties
Iviswold Castle at the Rutherford campus of Felician College
Posted: Wednesday April 16, 2014, 03:34 PM
The "borough of trees," as Rutherford is known, is an eclectic community of residents who appreciate the town's suburban atmosphere and the advantages of an easy commute to the city. The charm of Rutherford can be seen in its large center-hall colonials on Ridge Road and the surrounding areas and in its quaint Cape Cods near Memorial Park.
Set on a rise, overlooking the manicured grounds of Veterans Park, the Oakland Public Library is one of the most recognizable public buildings in the borough.
Posted: Thursday March 27, 2014, 02:04 PM
A little bit country, and close to New York City.
A destination for Ramsey residents, as well as those from neighboring communities, the borough's downtown area features a mix of shops and restaurants that contribute to the town's sense of community.
Posted: Monday June 18, 2012, 01:44 PM
The volunteer spirit is alive and well.
Palisades Park H.S. is one the academic assets in the borough, with strong programs in music and athletics.
Posted: Friday August 10, 2012, 11:25 AM
Situated in a desirable location near major highways and New York City, the borough of Palisades Park offers its residents commuting conveniences to employment, shopping and dining.
This three-bedroom house at 228 Riveredge Road in Tenafly, above, is on the market for $425,000.
Posted: Monday August 29, 2011, 12:45 AM
“Our biggest asset is our people,” says Tenafly mayor Peter Rustin.
Runners make their way along the route of the annual Allendale ARC Run, which is held in May. The event is one of several coordinated by the Allendale Recreation Commission.
Posted: Tuesday January 17, 2012, 11:46 AM
Small-town tranquility close to George Washington Bridge.
Alpine –The Frick estate is for sale for $68 million and includes a 7,000 sq. ft. main house, a carriage house on 27-acres with a private pond. AMY NEWMAN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 01:50 PM
Filled with estates, Alpine was recognized last week as the fourth most-expensive "block" in the U.S. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the median home value is $2,440,719 and the median household...
The architecturally significant Radburn Plaza Building stands at the busy intersection of Fair Lawn Avenue and Plaza Road in the unique planned community of Radburn in Fair Lawn.
Posted: Friday January 27, 2012, 10:45 AM
Great schools, close to New York and reasonable prices.
The graduation rate at Elmwood Park H.S. is 95.8 percent, which is higher than the state average.
Posted: Monday March 5, 2012, 03:49 PM
'Commuter's delight' offers starter housing.
Multiple condominium, co-op and townhouse developments have sprung in Edgewater in recent years due to the development of the Hudson River waterfront on New Jersey's Gold Coast and the borough's "bedroom" proximity to midtown Manhattan. Many of the new dwellings offer riverfront views.
Posted: Friday April 13, 2012, 11:31 AM
Booming borough offers Hudson views.
"The Rock" in Glen Rock. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 04:49 PM
The story behind Glen Rock's historic namesake.
Boulder Run shopping plaza in Wyckoff.
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 04:32 PM
Tucked on the edge of the Ramapo Mountains, Wyckoff is known as a semi-rural "countrified community," just a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of New York City.
Built in the 1740s by Nicholas Zabriskie, Seven Chimneys is Washington Township's oldest home. It includes seven fireplaces, each one different from the others, and a staircase leading to a hidden room used to hide runaway slaves taking the Underground Railroad to Canada.
Posted: Thursday November 8, 2012, 01:29 PM
The long history of Washington Township's Seven Chimneys
Held in June, the Tenafly 5K Run and Dog Walk is one of the premier races in the region. More than 1,500 runners participated this year.
Posted: Tuesday November 8, 2011, 03:31 PM
Borough close to NYC retains property values well.
Vintage photo of Cooper's Pond in Bergenfield (Photo by Bob Brush)
Posted: Tuesday January 7, 2014, 02:14 PM
If Shakespeare was correct in saying that one touch of nature makes the whole world kin, then perhaps nothing has strengthened the bonds of generations of Bergenfield residents quite like Cooper's Pond.
Posted: Wednesday July 18, 2012, 05:46 PM
Graveyards across the county are filled with the remains of hundreds of famous – and sometimes infamous – movie stars, business tycoons, patriots and diplomats and sports figures of the last three centuries.
Posted: Wednesday May 30, 2012, 02:05 PM
Alpine antenna tower stands in tribute to the inventor of FM radio.
Broad Avenue, Leonia, as it looked in 1982. (Photo by Al Paglione/The Record) 5/12/1982
Posted: Monday April 22, 2013, 01:24 PM
Robert Pacicco can still recall the small miracle he witnessed from 3,000 feet above the Bergen landscape.
Historic Bianchi House in Wood-Ridge (Photo by Leslie Barbaro)
Posted: Wednesday October 23, 2013, 03:04 PM
Like many of the surrounding areas, farms once covered most of what is presently Wood-Ridge.
Bergen County Courthouse is an iconic Hackensack Landmark. (Photo by Marko Georgiev)
Posted: Wednesday November 7, 2012, 11:52 AM
Known as the county seat of Bergen, the City of Hackensack received its current name from a Lenni Lenape Indian Chief who leased the land to Dutch settlers in 1664.
Iviswold Castle at the Rutherford campus of Felician College.
Posted: Thursday August 22, 2013, 03:44 PM
Rutherford, the "borough of trees," also offers the convenience of a quick commute to the city. Downtown boasts a bit of everything: businesses, shops, restaurants and cafes.
Residents decorate wagons, tricycles, carriages and strollers for the annual Baby Parade held on the Fourth of July.
Posted: Tuesday August 6, 2013, 11:42 AM
Formed from portions of Lodi Township as the result of a referendum on July 3, 1894, the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights has an estimated population of 11,800.
Posted: Thursday September 6, 2012, 05:57 PM
Who remembers the old Paramus Drive-In on Route 4?
Much of the past, in the form of historic buildings, is preserved in the communities of Upper Saddle River and Saddle River where the Saddle River Inn restaurant is housed in a historic barn.
Posted: Friday March 9, 2012, 03:26 PM
Neigbhoring towns just 25 miles from New York City.
Englewood Field Club. Photo: Ted Axelrod
Posted: Thursday March 1, 2012, 01:40 PM
City chic combined with suburban living.
This colonial on Old Smith Road in Tenafly's Old Smith Village is representative of that residential section's style.
Posted: Tuesday February 14, 2012, 12:29 AM
In the late 19th century, Tenafly's new railroad drew wealthy Manhattanites who gave up the city to live among tree-lined streets and gently rolling hills.
Town Within a Town: Fair Lawn's Radburn section was conceived in 1929 as a planned community of homes, parks and streets, a town designed for the motor age. The original, expansive plan was scaled back during the Depression and limited to the size of what Radburn is today.
Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2012, 02:28 AM
A classic and innovative community.
Try these ten steps to a healthier heart.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 11:47 AM
Ten steps to a healthier heart.
Our 2012 Bergen gym roundup.
Posted: Wednesday January 4, 2012, 01:07 AM
Take a look at some of our favorite Bergen gyms.
Posted: Thursday March 8, 2012, 10:20 AM
Find one that's right for your family.
Protecting your skin during the summer months should be a top health priority.
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 01:00 PM
Protect your skin this summer with these helpful tips.
Try these tips for breast cancer screening and early detection.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 12:12 AM
Tips for breast cancer screening and early detection.
Purchase this all-pink suede version of New Balance's 993 ($145 and $155 customized) from the Lace Up for the Cure Collection and personalize the tongue with a name and one of the following phrases: "In Honor of," "Running for," "Survivor," "Walking for," or "Lace Up!" New Balance will donate 5 percent of the suggested retail price of sales from the collection, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $500,000 to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The sneakers can be purchased at New Balance in Hasbrouck Heights, Fresh Concepts in Paramus, and online at shopnewbalance.com.
Posted: Saturday October 8, 2011, 02:49 PM
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, show your support and pick up these pink products today.
Diane von Furstenberg "Issie" sequin dress $598, Bloomingdale's, The Shops at Riverside
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 02:56 PM
Host the most fashionable party around.
At Hallak, clockwise from above: Joseph Hallak, his mother Marie-Louise and brother John;
Posted: Wednesday July 13, 2011, 01:09 PM
Couture cleaners take on high-end garments whose value may be just as much sentimental as financial: A handbag that lost its luster. A stained designer shoe. A second-generation christening dress showing its age.
At Simply Chic in Pompton Lakes: a Jovani dress; owner Rebecca Turgel, at right in second photo, with customer Tammy Pierce of Ringwood; Christian Louboutin shoes; Louis Vuitton purse.
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 01:45 AM
Consignment boutiques offer a frugal way to stay fashionable
Diane von Furstenberg "Genevieve" dress $375, Bloomingdale's, The Shops at Riverside
Posted: Friday December 9, 2011, 09:30 AM
Ring in some bling this holiday season.
"Rita" earrings $540, Tous, Westfield Garden State Plaza
Posted: Friday December 9, 2011, 09:28 AM
The earring's the thing this holiday season.
Today, Paramus boasts the single-largest retail zip code in the nation with its four major malls (Paramus Park Mall, Westfield Garden State Plaza, The Fashion Center and Bergen Town Center) and hundreds of specialty stores.
Posted: Friday February 4, 2011, 01:45 AM
Bergen County, with its five major malls, scores of national retailers and bustling downtown districts, offers robust shopping experiences for local residents. With retail sales exceeding $5 billion...
Ruffle Gauze Dress $40, Old Navy
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 12:29 AM
Dress to impress in the summer sun.
Set a festive holiday table. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Friday December 9, 2011, 09:43 AM
Tips for setting a festive table for the holidays.
St. Eve's presents one of its gorgeous appetizers, consisting of Mediterranean salad, grilled eggplant and zucchini, watermelon, Greek olives, feta cheese, cucumber, red onion and sundried tomato vinaigrette. (Photo by Anthony Bianciella)
Posted: Thursday August 2, 2012, 01:39 PM
The rustic eatery opened on North Maple Avenue in April 2011, and the menu reads like a five-step guide to achieving wood-grilled, farm-raised gastronomic bliss.
"The Rack" features smoked ribs with Stone's Arrogant Bastard Ale barbecue sauce, coleslaw and fries, served at The Office Beer Bar & Grill. (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Friday August 3, 2012, 08:40 PM
Four notable Bergen bars cook up delicious meals to enjoy with a cold one.
A pair of pickers at Alstede Farms in Chester, which offers 30 apple varieties.
Posted: Monday September 17, 2012, 12:37 AM
Erratic weather made for an early harvest -- here's our list of pick-your-own farms.
Open since 1956, this classic cheeseburger joint abides by a philosophy that has kept it busy for years and regulars like WCBS anchor Chris Wragge coming back again and again: "Serve good food fast, not fast food," says general manager Frank Wierzbicki.
Posted: Wednesday August 1, 2012, 10:48 AM
Summer is road trip season, and it's always a treat to stumble upon some iconic roadside eatery, famous with the locals for its burgers, fries, hot dogs and milkshakes – the foods that just seem to taste better ordered from a takeout window.
Grand Cru Wine Bar in Englewood (Eugene Parciasepe Jr.)
Posted: Saturday October 8, 2011, 10:59 PM
Consider these wine bars and restaurants next time you crave a fine glass of vino.
the food court in Paramus Park Mall in Paramus.
Posted: Monday April 4, 2011, 05:20 PM
Paramus Park pioneered the mall food court
Mediterranean food may seem like a blur of hummus and kebabs to you. But we set out to explain the differences in various cuisines of the region.
Posted: Tuesday August 30, 2011, 01:34 PM
Mediterranean food may seem like a blur of hummus and kebabs to you. But we set out to explain the differences in various cuisines of the region.
Posted: Saturday August 13, 2011, 08:52 AM
Honey is a unique Bergen County offering - a family-run Persian restaurant inside a grocery store.
The Green Door in Tenafly
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 11:19 AM
Finding a healthy meal in Bergen is all about making smart choices.
Kenneth Mayer, president of Kocher’s Continental Specialty Meats in Ridgefield, a German butcher shop that features wursts, sausages and other homemade items.
Posted: Wednesday November 2, 2011, 11:02 AM
I took a long-overdue vacation from the meat department of my neighborhood supermarket, desperate for a respite from the skirt steaks, baby lamb chops and Oven-Stuffer Roasters that seem to wind up on my dining room table week after week.
Pack a fall picnic to enjoy under the fall foliage and while the weather is still moderate.
Posted: Tuesday October 4, 2011, 10:44 AM
Pack a fall picnic to enjoy under the fall foliage and while the weather is still moderate.
Dancers at an Oktoberfest in Franklin Lakes in 2009.
Posted: Thursday September 15, 2011, 11:20 AM
Andy's Corner Bar hosts just one of the area's annual Oktoberfests.
John Brady, of Brady's at the Station, in Ramsey, displays a perfectly poured pint of Guinness. Brady's was nominated "Best Place For a Dad's Night Out" in Bergen County in (201) magazine's Best of Bergen Readers Poll in 2009.
Posted: Friday February 4, 2011, 01:50 AM
The Irish pub tradition remains strong in Bergen.
At The Fireplace, in Paramus, you'll find “good food fast, not fast food.”
Posted: Friday February 4, 2011, 01:45 AM
All-American burger joints thrive in Bergen
The Tea Fields in Englewood is just one of many coffee and tea shops throughout Bergen County.
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:54 AM
Afternoon tea offers an easy and delicious respite
Happy campers dive into Little Bear Pond at Camp Wekeela in Maine, one of several summer camps owned by Ridgewood residents.
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 12:03 AM
Three Ridgewood couples share a passion for planning their summer camp seasons.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 234 of Ridgewood, from left, Danielle Cameron, Alexa Petrick and Jessica Gonzalez cheer for their knight at Medieval Times in Lyndhurst - for the summer Fun series. Lyndhurst 6/17/2011 MEDIEVAL TIMES (LESLIE BARBARO / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER)
Posted: Monday July 11, 2011, 11:30 AM
What's fun about that? Staff writer Bill Ervolino checks out the castle scene and finds jousts, sword fights, knights on horseback and lots and lots of food.
Watch movies under the stars.
Posted: Sunday August 28, 2011, 12:30 AM
Here are six fun activities you can do before the temperature drops and the flip-flops enter hibernation.
Paramus Country Club Golf Course for the cover of Paramus Magazine. 
Photo by: Anne-Marie Caruso
Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2012, 01:22 PM
Fun on the links with mini golf.
There may be no snow on the ground, but Campgaw in Mahwah is making it.
Posted: Monday February 20, 2012, 03:09 PM
For those not spending February break on the sandy beaches of Florida or snow-covered slopes of Vermont, each day presents another challenge of finding an activity for the kids home from school.
Graduates of Demarest's Academy of Holy Angels High School march during the annual June ceremony.
Posted: Monday April 4, 2011, 01:45 AM
Academic and inspiration combine for a superior education experience
The new ZuZu pets float will debut in Thursday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Posted: Tuesday November 22, 2011, 01:35 PM
In addition to the five new floats, this year’s parade includes two new balloons. Sonic the Hedgehog and Julius the Monkey will both take to the air for the first time. The new floats include one dedicated to the Zhu Zhu Pets and one dedicated to the Statue of Liberty.
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