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    by  • December 19, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    I'M SHMACKED LOGO - http://imshmacked.com/usa/

    BY JESSICA WRIXON A popular college tour called I’M SHMACKED has recently had students jumping for joy and parents covering their eyes. Making news headlines in the past, I’M SHMACKED has been uncovering the fun and excitement of partying at the top universities in the country, and its controversial content has people wondering if this is...

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    2013 NJ Senator Election

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Booker and Lonegan during a debate PHOTO/northjersey.com

    By JESSICA WRIXON On Oct. 16, Democrat Cory Booker, ex-mayor of Newark, was elected the new senator of New Jersey, winning by a mere 10 percent against Steve Lonegan, the Republican mayor of small town Bogota. After votes were tallied on Monday evening, the results showed that Booker won the election, gaining 55 percent of votes when Lonegan...

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    Cresskill Fire Department Ranked Class 3

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Members of Cresskill FD PHOTO/cresskillfire.org

    By JESSICA WRIXON Cresskill Fire Department, a department that is both paid and volunteer, were informed in mid September that they will be moving a step closer to being a prestigiously recognized fire department in Bergen County through their hard work and dedication to the community. On Sept. 18, the Cresskill Fire Department, as well as...

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    Unsually Warm Climate Changes Raise Concerns

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    A very colorful October sky after a storm on Oct. 7 PHOTO/Jessica Wrixon

    By JESSICA WRIXON The month of October usually signals the cooler fall season and the changing of leaves, but this year the unusually warm temperatures have people unpacking summer clothes. Most people are finding that at around 6:00 a.m., when people start to leave their homes and go to work, the temperature outside is from the...

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    Boxcar Bagel and Deli: Best Bagels of North Jersey

    by  • September 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    An Assortment of Bagels At Boxcar. PHOTO/Jessica Wrixon

    By JESSICA WRIXON Sitting around small green tables at 6:30 a.m.  is the usual crowd of early birds that come into the only bagel shop in Bogota to spend their mornings before work. Among them, Joe ‘Cass’ Cassiopa of Ridgefield Park enjoys his morning coffee and mini bagel with butter. A regular at the Boxcar...

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    14th Annual Andiamo Benefit Motorcycle Run: Female Riders

    by  • September 17, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Police motorcycles followed by participants riding over the George Washington Bridge. /PHOTO Guy Brown (gbrown13@mac.com)

    By JESSICA WRIXON On Sunday, September 9, around 1,200 motorcyclists, along with participants, got together for a ride down and back along the George Washington Bridge, which had been cleared of all vehicles by local police departments for the 14th annual Andiamo Benefit Motorcycle Run. The almost two hour ride, benefiting charities such as The Special Olympics,...

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