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LOCAL HOSPITAL’S OUTREACH PROGRAM RECOGNIZED – Palisades Medical Center’s Faith-Based Community Outreach Initiative received the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) 2011 Community Outreach Award on Jan. 14. The outreach program reaches Hudson and Bergen County residents who may have ignored healthcare needs due to economic, social, and language barriers by bringing free health screenings and affordable treatments to their places of worship. The program is done in conjunction with North Hudson Community Action Corporation, Christ Hospital School of Nursing, and Hudson Perinatial Consortium. From left to right: PMC President and CEO Bruce J. Markowitz, Director of Pastoral Care Rev. Eliott Cruz, Coordinator of Pastoral Care Sister Joanne Riggs, and Director of External Affairs Nikki Mederos.
LOCAL HOSPITAL’S OUTREACH PROGRAM RECOGNIZED – Palisades Medical Center’s Faith-Based Community Outreach Initiative received the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) 2011 Community Outreach Award on Jan. 14. The outreach program reaches Hudson and Bergen County residents who may have ignored healthcare needs due to economic, social, and language barriers by bringing free health screenings and affordable treatments to their places of worship. The program is done in conjunction with North Hudson Community Action Corporation, Christ Hospital School of Nursing, and Hudson Perinatial Consortium. From left to right: PMC President and CEO Bruce J. Markowitz, Director of Pastoral Care Rev. Eliott Cruz, Coordinator of Pastoral Care Sister Joanne Riggs, and Director of External Affairs Nikki Mederos.
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North Bergen snow removal poll results in

In the Jan. 9 edition of the Hudson Reporter, in relation to the story “We basically wiped out our snow budget,” we asked residents if they believed snow removal in the township was superior when compared to other communities in the state. We had a strong response through both the poll and comments. To find out the results, find the story on www.hudsonreporter.com.

Hudson County Bar Foundation to offer scholarships to law school hopefuls

The Hudson County Bar Foundation will award scholarships to students who are attending law school or who have been accepted to law school for the September 2011 to May 2012 term.

The Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship Fund is one of the oldest providers of financial assistance to Hudson County law students. Esteemed members and families of the Hudson County legal community have funded these 43 scholarships.

Students must be a resident of Hudson County, must demonstrate financial need, must provide two current Letters of Recommendation, and must account for appropriate academic standards.

Interested applicants can write to the Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship Committee, 583 Newark Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 or call (201) 798-4708 or send an e-mail to hcba.law@verizon.net to request an application. All applications must be received on or before April 15, 2011.

NJMC presents ‘Revolutionary War Re-Enactors Show and Tell’

New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the Meadowlands Museum will present a free “Revolutionary War Re-Enactors Show and Tell” program on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. The program features revolutionary re-enactors dressed in period costume who will discuss Bergen County’s role in the Revolutionary War and discuss the uniforms and equipment used by Continental Army soldiers.

The program will take place at Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst. For more information, call (201) 460-8300 or go online at www.njmeadowlands.gov/ec.

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