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League of Women Voters of Northern Valley Welcomes New Board of Directors and Announces Plans to Empower Voters for Fall Election

Eastern Bergen County, New Jersey -- The League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) elected and installed its 2019-2020 board of directors and officers at its annual meeting. The nonprofit org…
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America's Best: 10 Amazing Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

Are you dreaming about your next vacation? It's time to get inspired. From stunning mountain resorts to waterfront treasures, check out our picks for America's best hotels and resorts for families.  …
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Sweet Treats: 10 of America's Must-Visit Ice Cream Parlors

Chocolate? Vanilla? Black cherry swirl? Salted butter caramel? We can almost hear your stomach rumbling! Cool off with a delicious with a delicious scoop from America's best ice cream parlors. Read m…
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Calling All Bookworms: The Top 10 Bookstores in America

From political shops in the heart of Washington, D.C., to literary havens nestled away in New Orleans, get lost for a few hours in America's most amazing bookstores. 
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Meals on Wheels America News - Could You Live on $228 Per Week?

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.6.9 million seniors are struggling to make ends meet. The cost of living continues to rise. Retirement savings dwindle over time. Bills pile…
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Meals on Wheels America News - No American Should Be Left Behind

Lupe is the rock of her family.A deep tradition of service for our country ripples throughout their history, dating back to her stepfather's ultimate sacrifice while fighting in World War II.Decades …
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At Assembly, AEU Elects Officers, Honors Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

By Bob Gordon The annual Assembly of the American Ethical Union concluded on Sunday, June 23. It was the best of the 15 or so I have attended. The business issues are always foremost and included a …
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Remembering Laura Mausner, teacher, activist, cellist

Our Society mourns the passing, in mid-May, of Laura Mausner, 93, who with her husband, Marvin, joined our Society in the 1950s. Her son, Dan, provides this biographical information about his mother:…
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Together, We Create a Masterpiece

By Dr. Joseph Chuman If communities were a work of art, the Bergen Ethical Culture Society would be a masterpiece. A bit overstated, you might contend. Perhaps. But I believe we have much that is ver…
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Bob Levine, Whose Story is Extraordinary, Honored on 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Two days after Bob Levine's 94th birthday on June 4 this year, he and his family were in Washington, DC, where he was honored at the World War II Memorial in the morning and at the Pentagon in the …
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What’s Happening This Summer in our Society

By Susan Lesh We have switched into Summer mode, here at Bergen. Our platforms have begun to be a little more informal, as discussions rather than talks. They begin a little earlier, at 10:30 am, but…
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Meet New Member Jamie Lombardi

Our Society's newest member, Jamie Lombardi, is an adjunct faculty member of the Philosophy and Religion Department at Bergen Community College, where she aspires to live up to the grand tradition …
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Society Honors Longtime Members and Paterson Scholar

We held our annual Installation and Recognition Dinner on June 8. Azar Gordon again transformed the meeting room into a delightful, colorful space. Eric Sandhusen served as our affable emcee, keeping…
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A Different Kind of 'Sign Language'

Banners. Signs with a word or two. Banners and signs beckoning us to look, and then directing or demanding something of us.  They seem to have become part of the urban and suburban landscape.  Do you…
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EarthTalk: Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

Dear EarthTalk: If we already know how to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) and turn it into fuel, why aren’t we doing more of it? -- M.N. With recent measurements detecting the highest levels of atmos…
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