• About Virginia DiBianca

    I am a (very) adult student studying Journalism at Ramapo College. Working full time, I am trying desperately to get my degree by May 2013. I have a supportive husband (of 30 years) and 3 great kids (Anthony, 27, Christine, 26, and Tom , 21)who understand if I am under the gun with an assignment and am cranky.

    Paterson’s Guardian: Father Lou

    by  • December 20, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    Father Lou performing service at Saint Brendan PHOTO/Virginia DiBianca

    By VIRGINIA DIBIANCA It is late one December night and Father Lou has just returned from a Christmas Party at the drug rehabilitation center, Straight and Narrow. The party is hosted by the charitable organization, Holiday Express where over 100 professional singers and performers volunteer their time to entertain at homeless shelters, soup kitchens or...

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    Dexter Breaks the Code

    by  • October 11, 2012 • Features • 3 Comments


     By VIRGINIA DIBIANCA The much-anticipated Season 7 of Dexter on Showtime returned Sunday night drawing its highest viewed season opener in its history. The station, reported 3.04 million people watched to find out what happens to Dexter Morgan, played by Michael C. Hall who at the end of season 6, is caught in the act of plunging a knife through...

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    Campaign fundraising has different strokes

    by  • October 3, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama

    By VIRGINIA DIBIANCA, CHRISTOPHER EMCH, KRISTEN GARAFANO, KAYLEE LAZZARO As the 2012 presidential election nears, President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has regained momentum. The Obama campaign outraised the Romney campaign in the month of August for the first time in three months. According to Obama’s official re-election campaign website, the Obama campaign raised $114 million in August, while the...

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    Ramapo Courts Adults Back To School

    by  • September 26, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    More adults are returning to school for a degree. PHOTO/Virginia DiBianco

    By VIRGINIA DiBIANCA More adult learners are filling seats in college classrooms as they seek to retool and earn a degree to compete in a shrinking job market. Adults have found that experience alone does not hold up against younger and more educated competition. Consequently, even in advanced stages of life, these adults have found...

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