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The North Bergen Public Library’s annual Dr. Seuss celebration is coming to both branches this month. See briefs for more information.
The North Bergen Public Library’s annual Dr. Seuss celebration is coming to both branches this month. See briefs for more information.
Annual Dr. Seuss celebration scheduled for Tuesday, other one postponed

A Dr. Seuss event at the North Bergen Public Library, “Storytime with Mayor Nicholas Sacco,” has been postponed from Friday until a future date, due to the expected nor’easter on March 2.

However, another Dr. Seuss celebration and magic show are still planned for 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 at the Kennedy Branch, 21-23 Kennedy Blvd.

For more information, can contact the library at (201) 869-4715 or visit

North Bergen Board of Education candidates file for April election

The North Bergen Board of Education has released the list of candidates who’ve filed petitions for its upcoming election April 17. Twenty-three candidates have filed this year, including three incumbents. They are running for three open spots on the nine-person board, with each term lasting three years. Keep checking The North Bergen Reporter in upcoming weeks for more information on the election.

The list of candidates is: Claudia Rodriguez (Incumbent), Haissam Jaafar(Incumbent), Ruth Shaw(Incumbent), Rosa J. Fernandez, Jeanne D. Wesly, Zeneida Larios, Lorenza Flores,Benigno Garcia,Viviana Salcedo, Yesica Birritta Andrade, Adelaida Rivera, Hector Lopez, Jose Santos, Kathleen Lagomarsino, Mikhail Lvovsky, Glenda Vega, Shannon Salazar, Kastirene Almanzar, Katlyn Lopez, Donna Cieckiewicz, Michael Appell, Dawn Gelpi, Diane Pinto

NAMI offers program for caregivers

NAMI Family-to-Family is a 12-week education program designed for caregivers having an adult family member living with a mental illness. The program fosters learning, healing and empowerment among caregivers and has been described by some as “a journey of hope” and by many others as “a life changing experience.

Classes will meet April 5 through June 21 at Christ Hospital, 176 Palisade Ave., Jersey City, every Thursday evening 6:30-9 p.m. Participation is available on a first come basis and free parking is available.

To register, contact Carmen at (201) 310-5828 or email, or Dana at (347) 729-3966 or email at Register early. Space is limited.

Little City presents ‘Read Across America’ Seuss-themed morning in the bookshop

On Sunday, March 4 at 11 a.m., Little City Books, 100 Bloomfield St. in Hoboken, presents free for kids of all ages the Garden Street School of the Performing Arts cast of “SEUSSICAL”. They will perform selections from the show in the bookshop. The cast will be on hand to buddy up and read to the children after the performance. Seuss swag, activities, and photo props and opps are all included. Children of all ages are welcome! For more information call (201) 626-7323 or visit

UBS Atrium Series presents the New Asia Chamber Music Society

The UBS Atrium Series continues its 15th season of free mid-day music on Wednesday, March 7 at 12:30 p.m.

The concert will take place in the Atrium, 1000 Harbor Boulevard in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken and will feature world-class musicians from the New Asia Chamber Music Society (NACMS), which is committed to bringing audiences exceptional performances drawn from western chamber music and contemporary Asian music. Highlighted at this performance will be works for the erhu, also known as the Chinese violin or the Chinese two-stringed fiddle, which has been used in Chinese music for more than 1,000 years. This concert features the artistry of Wei-Yang Andy Lin, the artistic director and co-founder of the NACMS, who is gaining a reputation as one of the instrument’s finest players. He is also an accomplished violist and a founding member of the award-winning Amphion String Quartet.

Other featured artists in this concert include violinist Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, violist En-Chi Cheng, and cellist Nan-Cheng Chen. The concert is free and open to the public and the venue is wheelchair accessible. The concert is sponsored in part by The Hudson Reporter.

Free parking is available in the adjacent outdoor lot and public transportation options include NJ Transit Bus 158 as well as the Hudson Bergen Light Rail to Lincoln Harbor, and NY Waterway ferry to Lincoln Harbor. For directions and more info, please visit the HRPAC website - - or call the concert hotline at (201) 716-4540.

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