Kwanzaa Is Coming

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Kwanzaa arrives this week.  Christmas is upon us and that means Kwanzaa is right behind,  It begins the day after Christmas and lasts 1 week.  You might ask “What is Kwanza?”  Here is the answer; What is Kwanzaa Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday.  It is an African American cultural festival which was created in the United States by Professor Maulana Ndabezitha Karenga in 1966.  It comes from the black…

Christmas Events in Bergen County

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The December holidays are in full swing.  Hanukkah has begun tonight and Christmas is coming next.  Here are some Christmas events in Bergen County for you to enjoy – Christmas Events Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland is back again this year and it’s bigger and better than ever.  This event is located in Van Saun Park and is one of the most popular family activities of the season. Young children will love Jack…

Holiday Model Train Shows

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The Holidays Have Begun Thanksgiving is upon us and the holidays have begun.  In only 2 days we’ll be sitting down for a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends.  Next comes Hanukkah starting at sundown on December 2nd followed by Christmas on December 25th.  Kwanza comes next on December 26th and then, of course, New Year’s Eve.  While this is a very busy time of the year, it’s also a time when…

5 Great Websites for Bergen County

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When you’re shopping for a home, you need local information.  Here are 5 great websites for Bergen County – Bergen County’s Website There is a tremendous information on the County of Bergen’s own website.  You’ll be amazed at how much there is in this website.  Here are some examples for you from the website’s ribbon menu: County Officials has the Superintendent of Elections  Because we are so diverse, there are voter…

Westwood Craft and Antique Show Sunday

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The Westwood Craft and Antique Show is THIS SUNDAY.  If you’re in Bergen County and have nothing special to do all day, come to Westwood NJ.  Because it’s nearly the end of August, many folks are home after taking their children to college or picking their kids up from camp.  As a result, having something to do the weekend before Labor Day can be a challenge.  Here’s your solution.  Read…

Hot Dogs Are Popular in Bergen County

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Hot dogs in Bergen County Hot dogs are popular in Bergen County.  Because they are so popular here we have many hot dog restaurants that are legendary.  Most span decades of gastronomic success and some have even been endorsed by celebrities.  Whether snow’s on the ground or the sun is baking at 90 degrees, we love our hot dog spots. Some Local Spots to Try Out I think the most…

Bergen County Golf

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Bergen County Golf Bergen County golf is promoted by our County Government with 5 public courses and a 6th about to open.  There are special programs for youngsters through seniors plus annual tournaments too.  4 of the 5 courses are full 18 hole golf courses; one is a 9 hole.  The newest course about to open is another 18 hole course in Emerson NJ. I wrote a blog article about…

Adopt A Pet in Bergen County

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Health Benefits of Owning A Pet Adopt a pet in Bergen County and be prepared to fall in love.  There is nothing better than the unconditional love a pet gives to its owner.  Studies tell us that they significantly improve your health. Pets decrease depression, anxiety and stress.  Additionally they improve your immunity and lower your blood pressure.  As a result they reduce your risk of a heart attack or…

Tiny Leonia NJ Roars But It Might Backfire

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Tiny Leonia NJ Roars Tiny Leonia roars back at out of town traffic by closing off their streets.  Saying they’ve had enough, the town Council passed a resolution aimed at out of town commuters.  It bars anyone but a resident  from driving through it’s side streets during rush hour daily. The Problem Driving to work here is no different than any other major metropolitan center.  Traffic backs up because there…