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THREE WINNERS OF LINCOLN SCHOOL SPELLING BEE – On Jan. 6, Lincoln School in North Bergen held its fourth school-wide spelling bee. The school raised money through the Great American Spellcheck to award prizes to the top three winners and will use the remainder of the funds to purchase speakers to assist with technology in the classroom. From left in the photo: first place winner Rahul Soneji, a seventh grade student, won a trophy and a $100 gift card to Target; second place winner Hanya Hassan, an eighth grade student, won a plaque and a $75 gift card to Target; third place winner Aya Hourani, an eighth grade student, won a medal and a $50 gift card to Target. The first place winner will advance to the Hudson County Bee on Feb. 8 at NJCU.
THREE WINNERS OF LINCOLN SCHOOL SPELLING BEE – On Jan. 6, Lincoln School in North Bergen held its fourth school-wide spelling bee. The school raised money through the Great American Spellcheck to award prizes to the top three winners and will use the remainder of the funds to purchase speakers to assist with technology in the classroom. From left in the photo: first place winner Rahul Soneji, a seventh grade student, won a trophy and a $100 gift card to Target; second place winner Hanya Hassan, an eighth grade student, won a plaque and a $75 gift card to Target; third place winner Aya Hourani, an eighth grade student, won a medal and a $50 gift card to Target. The first place winner will advance to the Hudson County Bee on Feb. 8 at NJCU.
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Anger Management seminars at library

Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Library Director Sai Rao announced that the North Bergen Free Public Library in conjunction with New Jersey Hope and Healing and FEMA will offer free seminars at both the main library and the Kennedy branch. The first topic featured will be “Anger Management.” It will take place at the Kennedy branch on Monday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. and at the main library on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. For more information call the library at (201) 869-4715 or visit www.nbpl.org.

The main library is at 8411 Bergenline Ave. The Kennedy branch is at 2123 Kennedy Blvd.

which could have been due to his lack of an endorsement of the mayor. – By Al Sullivan

New Jersey Search and Rescue dogs to meet the public

Mahwah-based New Jersey Search and Rescue are bringing their rescue dogs to the Meadowlands Environment Center on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 2:00 to 3:30. Learn how the organization’s life-saving dogs work, as well as how you can stay safe in the wilderness and what to do if you get lost. New Jersey Search and Rescue is an officially recognized state and county emergency management resource organization.

Cost is $5 per person, $4 for MEC members. Registration is recommended. The Meadowlands Environmental Center is at 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst. Phone: (201) 460-8300. To register, visit www.njmeadowlands.gov/ec

Correction

Last week’s cover story, “Hero on the Hudson,” incorrectly stated that flight 1549 that went down in the Hudson River was a United Airlines flight. It was actually a US Airways flight.

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