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VOLUME 18 ISSUE 4 | APRIL 2018

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CONTENTS

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Features Let There Be Light | 62

When a small, dark Edgewater kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, a Wyckoff designer devised some bright solutions.

Brightening Up | 66 The house felt heavy, but an inspired renovation breathed new light into the interior and proved that, with good design, you really can defy gravity.

Destination: Design | 74

Five Bergen interior designers disclose the faraway places that have inspired them—and why.

Spring Clean | 80

Is your medicine cabinet brimming with half-empty bottles of unneeded or expired medication? There are sound reasons to get rid of old meds.

No ‘AH-CHOO!’ For You | 82

Here’s a strategy for beating seasonal allergy symptoms.

THE BIG FIX

IN EVERY ISSUE

A Ho-Ho-Kus architect gives a small 1941 home a modern spaciousness and flow without losing its coziness.

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Departments Local Buzz | 25 Our guide to new ideas, tips, trends and things we love in Bergen County.

For Men Only | 34

Keep your shirt on! With styles like these, you’ll never want to take it off.

Style Watch | 36

With lots of colorful embroidery, each of these items is a work of art.

Jewelry Box | 38

Spring into the season with these beautiful blossoms — no April showers needed.

Talk of the Town | 40

Turns out, Fort Lee has bragging rights to the entire film industry.

Home Front | 44

No matter how you style it, a little sparkle can go a long way.

Tastes | 108

Protein-rich eggs are the centerpiece of these delicious dishes, and they’re perfect for any meal.

Power Food | 114

Any way you slice it, onion is a nutritional powerhouse and a big-time health helper.

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With garden-fresh ingredients like basil and berries, this palate-pleasing cocktail is always in season.

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Gatherings | 118

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Restaurant Review | 130

The only thing better than Seak’s riverfront views is its Thai-Vietnamese fusion fare.

A Bergen Moment | 136

This avid nature lover was in for a remarkable surprise during his recent visit to Foschini Park in Hackensack.

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A CLEAN SWEEP The best way to celebrate our planet is to take care of it, and a number of cleanup events are happening this month in Bergen County—perhaps in a neighborhood near you. Commemorate Earth Day (April 22) and make a difference in your community by giving Mother Nature a helping hand. BOGOTA EARTH DAY CLEANUP When: Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Bogota Recreation Center, 162 W. Main St. About: Volunteers will be assigned to clean up various parts of town, and receive a free lunch. To learn more, call Amaru Bustamante at 201.338.0875. RAMSEY CLEANUP DAY When: Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Ramsey Rescue parking lot About: Participants will meet in the Ramsey Rescue parking lot on Prospect Street to receive cleanup assignments. Most of the day will be spent picking up litter and debris from public green spaces. Snacks will be provided. BI-STATE WATERSHED CLEANUP When: Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: various locations About: Hackensack River Watershed Cleanup sites include Woodcliff Lake Reservoir in Woodcliff Lake; Electric Lake, Pascack Brook and Bear Brook in Park Ridge; Lake DeForest Reservoir in West Nyack, N.Y.; and others. For more information, email parkridgegreenteam@gmail.com. SLAM DUNK THE JUNK When: Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Atlantic Street Park About: Volunteers will meet at Atlantic Street Park in Hackensack at 9 a.m. for materials and instructions. They will then be assigned a park within the City of Hackensack to clean up. Lunch will be provided at Atlantic Street Park at noon. For more information, call 201.820.3007.

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The most “delicioso” time of the year is here: National Burrito Day is April 5! To celebrate this tasty occasion, sink your teeth into one of these creative burritos available at Mexican restaurants right in your backyard. Badlands Tacos Try this: Mad Dog Burrito— shredded chicken and beef with sour cream, salsa, lettuce and tomato. 102 E. Main St., Ramsey, 201.818.2446, badlandstacos.com

Pancho’s Burritos Try this: Carne Al Pastor Burrito— spicy roasted pork and pineapple with chipotle sauce, rice and beans. 214 Main St., New Milford, 201.225.2554, panchosburritosnj.com

The Great Burrito Try this: Shrimp Burrito— marinated and grilled shrimp with rice, beans, jack cheese and pico de gallo.

Grab your clubs and gear up for a day of golfing because Bergen County’s public golf courses are now open for the 2018 season! And here’s more good news for those looking to tee off: The county has acquired a course in Emerson, which will be open to the public in the coming weeks. Learn more about the courses and reserve playing time at golfbergencounty.com. P.S.—You can book tee times online at golfbergencounty.com.

Tito’s Burritos Try this: Del Coronado Fish— tempura-battered and fried white fish with shredded cabbage, black beans, rice and a cilantro-lime sauce. 166 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, 201.857.4619, titosburritos.com

Chapala Mexican Grill Try this: Burrito Chapala— shrimp, crabmeat, spinach, black beans, rice, cheese, sour cream and guacamole.

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Signed, sealed, delivered, I’m peeved! Bergenities spill the beans on what irks them the most while dealing with the local postal service. “I sent a card with a gift certificate in August to my daughter in Vermont and it got there in December. There was no explanation given as to why it took so long!”

—Elaine Jones, Allendale

“My post office used to offer complimentary packing tape if you needed to seal a box or envelope. Now they make you buy an entire roll—even if all you need is one small strip!”

—Khalid Ramos, Westwood

“My dad collects stamps, so when I’m mailing him a package, I ask the USPS employees to use actual stamps instead of printing out a paid label. They act like it’s such an inconvenience, when it takes the same amount of time that printing a label would.”

MOTHER, MAY I? Mother’s, a Korean restaurant in Fort Lee, is serving up specials that are not quite what Mom used to make. With sushi, poke bowls and traditional Korean dishes, you’ll find yourself in a whole new world of flavors. The restaurant is serving up classics like bulgogi (marinated beef), bibimbap (steamed rice and vegetables in a spicy sauce) and mandoo (fried dumpling). Start with some tasty sashimi and sushi rolls, then try an Aloha or Honolulu poke bowl, made with whitefish and salmon bases, respectively. Fort Lee resident Thomas Lee has quickly become one of Mother’s most frequent visitors. “I found a jewel,” he says. “I’m not one to give out many five-star ratings, but I will for Mother’s. I ordered the Waikiki poke bowl, and the tuna was extremely fresh. In fact, all the food I had, including fried tofu and Korean sausage, was delicious, and the service was very fast.”

“I’ve always had an issue with the post office’s hours on weekdays. They should have at least one late night a week because getting there after work by 5 p.m. is a challenge. And even if you make it in time, there is usually only one clerk to help the long line of customers.”

Mother’s, 1400 Anderson Ave., Ste. 3, Fort Lee, 201.585.1181

-Alena Woods, Ramsey

GET YOUR FILL Quell your cravings at Wood-Ridge’s newest food joint, The Empanada Shop. The restaurant serves traditional empanadas filled with seasoned beef, pork and cheese, but you can also be bold and try a Buffalo chicken or sausage and peppers turnover. They make for the perfect bite-size snack, so why not try a few of each? If you have a taste for something sweet, try one of the shop’s dessert empanadas stuffed with guava and cheese or apple pie filling. You can also stop in for a smoothie in fun flavors like “Gumby,” made with pineapple, cucumber and mango, and “Smurf,” with banana and blueberries. Be sure to swing by the shop on April 8 to celebrate National Empanada Day!

“I mailed a parking ticket fine to the Burlington, VT Police Department, but the check never reached them. I sent another, which was also lost. Because my payment was considered late, the fine doubled. It was annoying to have to pay extra for something that wasn’t my fault.”

The Empanada Shop, 251 Valley Blvd., Wood-Ridge, 201.559.2165, theempanadashopnj.com

—Erik Buser, Ramsey

—Rich Iurilli, Montvale

COMING FULL CIRCLE Bergen County is already home to plenty of Italian restaurants, but Circolo in Waldwick is a welcome addition. The new spot is serving up gourmet pizzas, antipastos and freshly made desserts. You can order a whole pizza pie for the table, pasta dishes for meat eaters and vegetarians and catch-of-the-day specials for seafood lovers. One local patron hoped to make Circolo her weekly go-to spot, and visited the restaurant a few times before finding her new favorite dish. “I ordered the salmon during my second visit to Circolo—and could now eat it every week! It had a crispy crust and came with a delicious cauliflower mash,” says Allison Leger of Ridgewood. “I will definitely be going back for Circolo’s beet salad and salmon.”

KUDOS

Marc Vindas of Bergenfield is living every Jersey Shore super fan’s dream: He’s starring on MTV’s newest reality show Winter Break: Hunter Mountain. And forget about “gym, tan, laundry” mottos from previous reality programs—this series is all about slopes, snow and skiing. Just like other MTV reality shows, Winter Break promises plenty of adventure, partying and, of course, drama. A 2013 graduate of Bergenfield High School, Vindas went on to study pre-med at Boston College and works as a research assistant at DanaFarber Cancer Institute in Boston. “I wasn’t looking for this experience,” Vindas has said of his new MTV fame. “It kind of found me.” He and a friend auditioned for the show, and when Vindas learned that he’d been chosen, the 22-year-old knew it was a once-ina-lifetime opportunity he couldn’t refuse. Vindas has aspirations of one day attending medical school, but for right now, he’s on the slopes for all the world to see. BERGENMAG.COM

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What’s old is new again, and spinning records is the way to listen your music. So break out your best vinyl because Record Store Day, April 21, is quickly approaching! Music on vinyl has made a comeback over the past few years, but don’t fret if you’re still lagging behind the reborn musical trend. Two longtime local record store owners are here to give us the lowdown on their favorite records, the music business and more.

IRV LUKIN

Owner of EZ2 Collect in Elmwood Park

JOHN SCHLAPAK

Owner of Music Merchants in Westwood

Favorite album? Claude Bolling’s Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio

Favorite album? Buddy Holly’s Greatest Hits

Recommended record player? Thorens—it’s a very fine piece of machinery and high quality.

Recommended record player? Denon—they have a good player for every price range.

Album cover that could double as art? Santana’s first album—the cover looks like it features a lion but the art actually depicts two women facing each other. How do you acquire new albums? We advertise locally to seek out interesting albums. On your turntable right now? Miles Davis, Bitches Brew Craziest request you’ve ever received? Yesterday and Today by The Beatles. The originals were recalled because of a controversial cover. A new cover was pasted over the album, and people hope to find a copy with the original photo underneath.

The scariest part about the new skydiving facility in Bergen County just might be braving highway traffic to get there. No longer is a 12,000-foot leap of faith from an airplane necessary to get your adrenaline going thanks to Texas-based iFly Indoor Skydiving. The company is scheduled to open its first New Jersey location in Paramus, across Route 4 from the Outlets at Bergen Town Center on the spot formerly occupied by the Forum Diner. There, customers as young as 3 years old can experience the thrill of a simulated freefall inside a vertical wind tunnel. Because winds can reach heart-racing speeds of up to 120 miles per hour, participants will receive full coaching and lessons before they take flight. But you’re the pilot once inside the tunnel. Learn more at iflyworld.com.

Album cover that could double as art? Caravan’s In The Land of Grey & Pink. It’s a landscape with beautiful mixed colors.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

How do you acquire new albums? I buy entire collections from estate sales. The more albums in a collection the better. On your turntable right now? Joe Sample’s (pianist from The Crusaders) Carmel Craziest request you’ve ever received? The Alvin and the Chipmunks album Let’s All Sing with the Chipmunks with its original cover. It was a drawing of rodents in barbershop quartet outfits, not the cartoon depiction of the chipmunks. BERGENMAG.COM

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Remember the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Pay As You Wish” admission policy? Fuhgeddaboudit! That’s what the New York museum is telling New Jerseyans. Effective in March, all nonNew York state residents are required to pay the full $25 entrance fee to see renowned pieces like Monet’s “The Water Lily Pond,” Vermeer’s “Portrait of a Young Woman” and much more. Admission remains free for children under age 12, while the museum will still offer the pay-as-youwish policy to students in the tri-state area. “It’s a little obnoxious,” says Emerson resident Sabrina Harrington, 37. “We live 20 minutes away and might visit several times a year, yet we have to pay. Meanwhile, there are people in Buffalo and Syracuse, about six hours away, who get in for free. Something isn’t right about that.”

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HOME SALES IN BERGEN

RESTORE AND REFRESH If you’re furnishing a vacation home or helping your 20-something-year-old fill a new apartment, you can do good and find great items by shopping at Habitat for Humanity’s Bergen ReStore. At the Westwood location, shoppers will find gently used refrigerators and ovens, sofas and dining sets, accessories and building materials, and much more for a fraction of their retail price. Those who can’t immediately make it to the showroom can check ReStore’s online gallery for a peek at what’s in stock. (Hurry in though, as items are priced to sell!) Proceeds from ReStores—there are several locations in North Jersey—help Habitat for Humanity build and repair homes in Bergen County. And there’s good news for those who want to get rid of their used furniture and home goods. ReStores accepts donations! Check its website for a list of donation guidelines. Habitat Bergen ReStore, 121 Carver Ave., Westwood, bergenrestore.org

24.3%

Lower inventory of homes for sales from April 2016 to April 2017, according to NJ Realtors.

72

The average number of days properties stayed on the market in 2017, according to NJ Realtors.

$471,500

Median home sale price in 2017, up 1 percent from 2016, according to NJ Realtors.

$459,712

Median list price for a single-family home in April 2017, according to NJ Realtors.

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Closed sales in April 2017, down 4.2 percent over the previous year, according to NJ Realtors.

GET IT DONE NOW! Do you know someone who needs help with their home repair projects? Perhaps an elderly neighbor on a fixed income or someone who’s seen too many floods pass through their basement? Here’s a helpful hint you can share: The Bergen County Home Improvement Program (HIP) is offered to low- and middle-income households in singleor two-family homes. According to the Division of Community Development, interest-free loans of up to $17,500 are available for single-family dwellings, while those in a two-family home can borrow up to $25,000 for repairs. The loans are paid back when the house is sold or the title changes hands. Loans pay for heating, ventilation and air conditioning work, roofs, exterior siding, windows, doors, driveways and steps, and other areas. Those interested should fill out the Home Improvement Program questionnaire on co.bergen.nj.us or call 201.336.7210.

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April showers are said to bring May flowers, but this month has its own fair share of blooms and blossoms. Check out the plants and flowering trees in these Bergen gardens— perhaps you’ll find inspiration for your home. WASHINGTON SPRING GARDEN Part of Van Saun Park, this space is a relaxing escape with walking paths alongside the blooming rhododendrons and benches to simply sit and take in the view. The park also has a number of cherry blossom trees, which typically bloom in mid-April. 216 Forest Ave., Paramus, 201.327.0793, co.bergen.nj.us

Thinking about buying or selling a home in Bergen County this month? Here are some numbers from last year to consider while you’re checking out the market.

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IN BLOOM

THIELKE ARBORETUM The arboretum has a gorgeous antique gazebo surrounded by four small gardens and azalea patches, which bloom from April to June. There are a number of Kousa dogwood trees, which will be, at this time, beginning to bloom—its fruit and white-pink flowers attract butterflies. 412 Doremus Ave., Glen Rock, 201.670.3956, glenrocknj.net

DAVIS JOHNSON PARK & GARDENS The gardens’ newly redesigned rose garden has become a popular spot for spring photo shoots and weddings alike. This month, large rhododendron bushes will be in bloom all throughout the park, as well as bundles of hyacinths in various colors. Keep an eye out for the light pink dogwood flowers, which will have just begun to bloom on their trees. 137 Engle St., Tenafly, 201.568.6100, tenaflynj.org

JAMES A. MCFAUL ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER The center has a number of grassy slopes where over 75,000 daffodil plants and flowering trees bloom throughout the month of April. With the arrival of warm spring sun, the garden’s hostas will show new growth, and its roses bloom throughout the season. 150 Crescent Ave., Wyckoff, 201.891.5571, co.bergen.nj.us

NEW JERSEY BOTANICAL GARDEN The Ringwoodbased garden is a short journey from the county, and well worth the drive. There are free guided tours available every Sunday afternoon, where visitors can see perennials, magnolia, azaleas, water lilies, rhododendrons and lilacs while they bloom in April. Guests are welcome to wander the botanical gardens and its many winding paths. 2 Morris Rd., Ringwood, 973.962.9534, njbg.org

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HOUSING COSTS The median home value in Fort Lee is currently $548,800—up 5.5 percent over last year and predicted to rise 2 percent within the next year, according to Zillow.

WELCOME TO

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LOCALS LOVE

Turns out, the borough has bragging rights to the entire film industry. Before Hollywood, there was Fort Lee. The Bergen County borough—and not Tinseltown—can be credited as the birthplace of the American film industry and was once even known as the motion picture capital of the U.S. It all began back in 1907, when the Kalem Company film studio started making movies in the area; two years later, Champion Film Company built a studio in Fort Lee, and others soon did the same. By the 1920s, some 15 companies—including Goldwyn Picture Corporation and Fox Film Corporation—were making flicks in the borough, and famed director D.W. Griffith had even directed Mary Pickford there. Eventually, the industry moved to the West Coast—its more pleasurable and cost-effective climate was an irresistible attraction—but the town’s rich history is kept alive by the Fort Lee Film Commission, which presents its Cliffhanger Film Festivals each spring and fall, along with a Movies & Music Under the Stars series each summer. When you’ve had your fill of flicks, there’s plenty more to do: The Fort Lee Historic Park boasts 33 acres, scenic overlooks, a

reconstructed Revolutionary War encampment and a Visitor Center with exhibits and a gift shop. William T. Birch Park, meanwhile, has sports courts, picnic tables, a playground and a wading pool. As far as shopping, it’s abundant. SeeSaw offers women’s fashions by the likes of Vivienne Westwood, Bailey 44 and more; Cosmos boasts luxury goods ranging from Salvatore Ferragamo accessories and Prada sunglasses to La Mer creams and Estée Lauder makeup; and Kiky Jewelers offers engagement rings, wedding bands and pre-owned Rolex watches. Meanwhile, the massive Metropolitan Plant & Flower Exchange sells virtually everything (well, almost) that’s beautiful and blooming, along with artwork and furniture like accent tables. For exercise enthusiasts, the borough has Above All Fitness, plus a CycleBar. But there’s always a free workout spot available—the George Washington Bridge, which attracts both pedestrians and cyclists looking to take in the sights. They’re certainly not alone on the GWB: As of 2016, it carried more than 103 million cars per year, making it the busiest motor vehicle bridge in the world.

nS  earching for hints and solving puzzles during a reallife adventure game at Black Hat Escape Room. n Springing for “Premium” seats at the iPic Hudson Lights Theater and watching the flick from an extra-cush leather seat. n Picking up Asian-European fusion pastries at the Sunmerry Bakery & Cafe.

FUN FACTS

DINING Hungry? Fort Lee has options that’ll satisfy many a craving: Aquarius offers Cantonese cuisine that’s truly of your choice—they’ll even bring (still breathing) fish and lobster to your table before preparing it. For Korean cuisine (including an awesome Fig Naengchae), there’s Gayeon; traditional, delicious Italian fare can be found at Anthony Francos. City Perch serves a mean brunch (try the Crispy Latke Fries), while It’s Greek to Me has superior souvlaki. Carnivores can head to Prime and Beyond, which doubles as a steakhouse and—to satisfy all those who prefer the DIY approach—a butcher shop.

Clockwise from top: The Modern; iPic Theaters; Aquarius; Anthony Mandler

n In the classic ’80s flick Desperately Seeking Susan, Rosanna Arquette’s character Roberta—a bored housewife who becomes envious of the flashy Susan’s life in New York City— lived in Fort Lee. n Martin Scorsese directed several scenes of the often-lauded Goodfellas in the borough. n Rapper/mogul Jay-Z once lived in Fort Lee, as did baseball legend Darryl Strawberry and the Queen of Salsa herself, Celia Cruz.

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME Approximately $75,449, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau statistics.

DID YOU KNOW? Fort Lee was named after Charles Lee, a general of the Continental Army during the American War of Independence. It’s not the only place that honors his memory—towns in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and West Virginia bear his name too. BERGENMAG.COM

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FORGET THAT SMART PHONE Overly relying on tech

makes our brains lazy, according to recent research. Study authors posit that using Google to check answers to even simple questions hampers our ability to recall, making our memories slip.

People who choose alternative treatments for commonly curable cancers may double their risk of death, according to a recent study. Researchers defined an alternative treatment as one administered by a non-medical person. Traditional treatments included chemo, radiation and surgery. The reason cited for the extra risk is that the cancer may be allowed to spread. —Journal of the National Cancer Institute

—Memory

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MEN WHO DIET ON-AGAIN, OFF-AGAIN

A study of 77,000 people revealed that high intakes of vitamins B6 and B12 over a 10-year period were associated with a higher risk of lung cancer in men. On the other hand, there was no such link between these vitamins and lung cancer in women. —Ohio State University

TAKE A SEAT

LATE TO LIFE

You’re twice as likely to develop heart disease if you stand rather than sit most of the day. Even if you do sit, be sure to move around rather than stay in one position. —American Journal of Epidemiology

Today’s adolescents ages 13 to 19 are less likely than their counterparts from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s to drive, work at a paying job, drink alcohol or have sex, according to a survey of 8.4 million teens over 40 years. The reason? Experts can’t point to a particular cause. —San Diego State University and Bryn Mawr College

Recent research found that obese men who dieted two weeks, then went off their program for two weeks lost more weight over 30 weeks than those men who dieted nonstop. In addition, the intermittent dieters kept the weight off for the long term. —International Journal for Obesity

LOSE THE GRIN Save the smiley faces and other emoticons for your personal emails. Using them in work emails may make a bad impression, leaving recipients thinking that you’re less competent than you really are, according to a recent study. —Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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DOGS PUSH US TO MOVE

Researchers checked out the fitness trackers of more than 3,000 folks between the ages of 49 and 91. They found that dog owners spent 30 minutes more each day being active than those people who don’t own pups. —Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

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[A] Talking about hearing loss can be a sensitive subject for many people. It’s an automatic assumption that the person presumes, “it’s because I’m old,” and will immediately go on the defense. Don’t be surprised if you get some resistance. As professionals we are attempting to educate loved ones to approach the topic in a different way. First, it is necessary to understand what causes hearing loss. There are many reasons other than aging. Noise, infections, injuries to the head, reactions to medications, and genetics can play a role in hearing loss, among other things. Once we begin to erase the stigma of hearing loss and its association with old age, it then becomes a much easier conversation. Secondly, in conversation, remind them gently, every time you have to repeat or “translate” if it’s a group setting. Even the most intelligent person can feel embarrassed should they answer wrong or make an inappropriate statement simply because it was not heard. Remind them also how loudly they are listening to the television. Remember, loud does not make it clear. Lastly, recommend visiting a hearing professional for a consultation. These are done free of charge and will give them a clearer picture on any issue they may be having, along with solutions available. We take great pride in having only Board Certified Specialists and being family owned and operated for over 30 years. Let us help your loved one on their journey to better hearing.

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A Ho-Ho-Kus architect gives a small 1941 home a modern spaciousness and flow without losing its coziness. By Donna Rolando Design by Morpurgo Architects Photography by Laney Fiestal Morpurgo A Ho-Ho-Kus couple was looking to downsize, but not just any old way. They’d set their sights on a colonialstyle home in their borough’s sought-after Cheelcroft section, and they realized right from the start that it would need work—lots of it. These empty nesters with four grown children didn’t want a cookie-cutter home. Their quest for individuality led them to the neighborhood where developer Harold W. Cheel built some 50 English Tudor-styled country houses during and after the Great Depression. “I wanted a home that had something special about it, and Cheelcroft homes are special,” says Laura, the homeowner (for privacy, she asked that her last name not be used). She was naming her own poison. Many of these homes are on the national or state registers of historic places, but they also pose challenges for modern living. Confined spaces, tiny rooms—these are familiar drawbacks for Cheelcroft homeowners, and the couple recognized that creating their dream home there would require tearing down some walls. The sunny, open design they desired wasn’t the style in 1941, when the home was built. The good news: They had just the architect for the job. Several years earlier, the homeowners had discovered

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the many home transformations on Morpurgo Architects’ website and had been so impressed they decided that their next makeover project would go to this husband-wife firm, which is also based in the 1.8-square-mile borough of Ho-HoKus and has been in business for more than three decades. “I fell in love with the work they’d done,” says Laura. So, after buying a Cheelcroft home roughly four years ago, the couple sent an “SOS” to Gus and Laney Morpurgo, hoping they could tastefully modernize the 2,000-square-foot older home while preserving the charm of yesteryear that drew them to the house in the first place. “Laura wanted the changes to be warm and inviting,” Gus recalls. “Comfort was essential.” Luckily, Gus had experience with other Cheelcroft homes, so he knew both their potential and the challenges they posed. “There are a lot of them, and people don’t always see

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what can be done with them,” says Laney, who praises her husband’s “unique eye” and how he injects many fun elements into his plans. With Laura’s project, Gus knew that priority one was a larger kitchen with a free flow. To better suit the homeowners’ lifestyle and their love for cooking and entertaining, the couple craved an open floor plan. Demolition was the key to a more free-flowing first floor, and it began with a curved staircase at the entry that blocked the view down the hall to the kitchen. “We removed the landing,” says Gus, who remembers the challenge of having to reconfigure the staircase to provide access to the second floor. Creating today’s popular open floor plan also meant eliminating the rear hall (this allowed for a roomier kitchen) and modernizing a cozy, circular breakfast nook that looks out onto a new bluestone patio that’s great for cookouts.

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At left: Architect Gus Morpurgo updated and enlarged a rounded breakfast nook, with views of the backyard. A door was added adjacent to the nook, providing easier access to the great outdoors. Opposite page: A stone patio with a job to do—entertaining, of course—is now more connected to the house itself than ever.

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Instead of a wall cutting off the flow between the den and kitchen, Gus planned for a stone peninsula to make entertaining a breeze. An island in the kitchen lets guests watch as Laura whets their appetites with the food she’s preparing. And in place of painted oak cabinets that darkened the room, Laura went with Elmira White by Benjamin Moore teamed with stainless-steel appliances for a modern yet classic appearance. “They wanted a transitional feel­­—contemporary elements with traditional touches—to bring it up to the 21st century, of course,” recalls Gus. The hurdles included having to build new beams—a necessary step for structural integrity’s sake with several walls coming down. Plans also called for eliminating some closets to aid in establishing a flow and building a new powder room on the lower level. But even with all this transformation, accomplished by Allendale-based Ray Vetterlein Contracting, Gus says that there was no need for special approval from the BERGENMAG.COM

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Ho-Ho-Kus Planning Board because the work preserved the historic flavor of the Cheelcroft home. “The challenges are to make sure that the structure of the home is not compromised—that the spaces, when you open them, are bright and free-flowing, that the flow of the house is enhanced, and that there’s beauty to the space,” says Gus. The spirit of change swept to even the exterior of the home, which took on a fresh, classic look as cream-colored brick was paired with black shutters, replacing green with red shutters. Adding a portico over the entrance afforded protection from the elements while contributing to a harmonious design. The result: success—and a project that not only the homeowners can be proud of but also the community. In the kitchen, says Gus, “Laura loves the ease of getting around.” But she’s not the only one who gives the kitchen kudos: It was one of five chosen last November for a tour sponsored by The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

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When a small, dark Edgewater kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, a Wyckoff designer devised some bright solutions. By Marisa Sandora Design by Sharon Sherman Photography by Peter Rymwid When Dave McKeown and John Williams moved into their Edgewater condo along the Hudson, they loved how bright and sunny the living space was; however, that sunlight didn’t reach the kitchen, which was dark, cramped and uninviting. So the pair called Sharon Sherman of Thyme & Place Design in Wyckoff for help. “They wanted a contemporary space with a lot of light, and they wanted to be able to cook and still be with friends when they entertained,” she explains. Sherman’s first priority was making the cooking and dining spaces flow together, so she took out a large portion of the wall that separated the two areas and eliminated a side wall in the kitchen to add counter and cabinet space.

The dining and living area were painted in Valspar’s Woodlawn Silver Brook to add to the coastal feel of the two-bedroom condo. On the dining side, a former catch-all corner was outfitted with a shallow-depth cabinet, which became the perfect spot for storing the homeowners’ many wine glasses and decanters. “We can fit so many more people now when we are entertaining,” says owner Dave McKeown. “The whole place feels much more open.”

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Although they didn’t increase the interior size of the kitchen, the cabinet added on the dining side (shown above) vastly increased storage space, as did higher wall cabinets (shown at right); the open feel, along with the new dining counter, hugely improved the function and esthetic of the kitchen. “I think it looks great,” says designer Sharon Sherman of Thyme & Place Design. “It now feels bright and light and wide.”

Another of Sherman’s goals was removing the drop ceiling in the kitchen so that they could hang the cabinets higher, but when they did, they found an immovable HVAC line. The solution? They created a chase in the wall cabinet over the refrigerator to maintain the visual line of the doors while not sacrificing extra space. A small header was left around the perimeter to define the kitchen in this new, more open plan. “The biggest challenge was trying to get as much as we could into a very small space,” Sherman recalls. “Storage for all the things they need, the right lighting—it all had to come together.” To that end, McKeown and Williams chose recessed LED ceiling lights and under-cabinet lights instead of any hanging fixtures that might block the river view. The raised waterfall-end eating counter keeps the visual line clean and provides counter space for dining or wine tasting. The homeowners wanted a coastal feel, so they chose bright white painted cabinets with recessed panels and crisp white quartz countertops. Blue, white and taupe subway tiles made from recycled glass add sparkle to the backsplash, which is one of Sherman’s favorite features, along with the new engineered wood flooring that they continued up the wall under the eating counter. The material is more visually interesting and more durable than painted sheetrock. “It’s night and day,” says McKeown of the transformation. “It changed the entire unit. Not only does it look amazing, but I can’t even explain the difference in the amount of storage space we have. Sharon’s eye for space is just unbelievable.” BERGENMAG.COM

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The house felt heavy, but an inspired renovation breathed new light into the interior and proved that, with good design, you really can defy gravity. By Leslie Garisto Pfaff

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In the newly open great room, a pair of white velvet Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams sofas with curved backs soften the angles of a large coffee table, geometric area rug and modern pendant. The room’s cool colors get a shot of warmth from rustic wood beams and hand-scraped distressed walnut flooring. The painting of horses, hung over the kitchen entryway, was commissioned by the homeowners.

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Opposite page: Wood beams frame the kitchen entrance and complement the neutral palette on the main floor. Furnishings, like the gray leather chaise, were chosen for modern lines but also for comfort. Above: With its highend double oven, the kitchen was designed for serious cooking, but a custom coffee bar, tucked into a corner, invites relaxation as well. For the bar’s backsplash, the designer created a mosaic using the same glass tiles found in the main area of the kitchen.

She wanted to stay. He was ready to go. The couple had raised a family in their Mahwah home, and as empty nesters, they were looking for a house that worked for this new phase of their lives. Enter designer Michael Mariotti of Michael Mariotti Interior Design in Haworth, who’d collaborated with them on previous renovations. His plan for a light-washed, open-plan main floor, along with an updated chef’s kitchen for her and a luxurious master bathroom for him, persuaded both of them that staying put could be exactly the change they were hoping for. Before the renovation, faux finishes, ornate draperies and formal furnishings made the main floor feel heavy and dark. Mariotti removed the wall that separated the kitchen from the great room and, to warm up the now-open interior, installed rough-hewn wooden beams on the ceilings and around various entryways. “I wanted to juxtapose something a little rustic with the more sleek finishes,” he notes. The palette in the kitchen and great room is neutral, with white predominating amid touches of gray. Two large white curved-back sofas flank a clean-lined, modern coffee table, encouraging comfort and conversation. To serve the budget, some elements were kept in place, with small design tweaks yielding maximum impact. Rather than completely refinish the fireplace, for instance, Mariotti repainted the existing fire screen, whitewashed the formerly yellow stone surround and added a dramatic rustic mantel. He kept the arched Palladian windows but stressed the vertical with a BERGENMAG.COM

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long metal curtain rod hung just below the arch. And he did away with the swag-topped curtains that conflicted with the exterior view, replacing them with airy patterned draperies. Now the room appears to flow naturally into the elegant patio and leafy backyard beyond. The kitchen was a collaboration between Mariotti and the homeowner, a passionate cook with a bent toward organization. Even before the drawers were installed, each was designed to hold a specific item, from formal silverware and everyday flatware to food-storage containers. There are two large islands: one for storage, food prep and service, the other for informal dining. The room is filled with small touches that make a major impact, from the built-in flat-screen TV to the small coffee bar. The previous kitchen was heavy on decorative objects; for this one, the homeowner wanted clean lines. Above the main upper cabinetry is a row of smaller backlit cabinets. Initially, Mariotti suggested using them for display, but the homeowner demurred. “No,” she told him. “Make them a frosted glass so they just glow.” Three bathrooms—two powder rooms and the master bath—received extensive makeovers. The old master included a toilet and a bidet; a set of steps led to a large platform containing a sunken tub, across from a long vanity with double sinks. The renovated room is light and airy and functions

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Above: In the master bathroom, the designer removed a drop-in tub on a bulky platform, replacing it with a large Villeroy & Boch soaking tub, and put in his-and-hers Kohler vanities and a makeup table with a large mirror. Inset in the statuary marble floor is a tile rug, also of statuary marble and bordered in black glass tile. Opposite page: In one of two renovated powder rooms, the designer retained the old Chinese vanity and repainted it a matte black, adding a contemporary quartz countertop and a vessel of cast stone. In place of the formerly dark wallpaper, he installed a light-as-air floral print from York Wallcoverings.

significantly better than its predecessor. To maximize that function, Mariotti eliminated the bidet, created a true water closet, and replaced the platform with a large soaking tub. Instead of a single vanity, there are now two, separated by a mirrored makeup table. Mariotti’s greatest challenge wasn’t the design but its timing: To avoid living amid the chaos of a major renovation, the couple decided to rent a house in Arizona for two months, the idea being that, when they returned, they would move back into a nearly finished home. That plan put a fair amount of stress on the design team. “The whole renovation, from soup to nuts, was done in three months,” says Mariotti, whose team was responsible not just for the interior design but also for overseeing the entire project. The homeowners weren’t disappointed. When they returned, virtually the entire kitchen was in place, with only the countertops remaining to be installed. They love the open, updated interior overall, though each has a favorite spot. She’s mad about the custom kitchen, and he loves soaking in the capacious tub. Each of these reactions is a tribute, in its way, to a design in which form and function perfectly intermingle.

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The true vagabond has no home base—nothing to redecorate, nothing to vacuum. But who ever said the rest of us can’t catch the vagabond spirit, tapping the world’s visual variety for the homes we cherish? This month, Escapes takes a break from its usual wanderings for an armchair tour, courtesy of five northern New Jersey interior designers. We asked them to spill the beans about travel destinations that have sparked their creativity. If your next trip idea doesn’t spring to mind here, maybe a design notion will.

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Barcelona, Spain: “A recent family trip allowed me to explore the unique architecture and design of the great Antoni Gaudí. All of his work is inspiring, but my visit to the storied Casa Batlló left a lasting impression. Gaudí’s kaleidoscope of purple, blue and green inspired me to design a client’s dining room using this color combination. Gaudí is known for his organic shapes and layering of mosaic patterns, textures and materials like ceramic, glass and iron. Casa Batlló has reinforced my practice of adding unexpected whimsical elements to my designs—a reminder to us all not to take ourselves too seriously. For example, I hide a handcrafted decorative mushroom, whether wood or ceramic, in every project I complete.” —Terri Fiori, Fiori Interior Design, Mahwah

For some of her home projects, Terri Fiori, Fiori Interior Design, Mahwah, infuses the Spanish blue, purple and green color scheme found at the Sagrada Família (top) and Casa Batlló in Barcelona.

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Palm Beach, Florida: “Palm Beach style is known for a playful, tropical feel, which I love. But there’s also Neo Palm Beach, which incorporates elements of mid-century modern and Hollywood Regency. That mix of clean lines, eclecticism and playfulness is present on some level in most of my work.” —Lisa Keyser, Lisa Keyser Interior Design, Saddle River

Lisa Keyser, Lisa Keyser Interior Design, Saddle River, often uses the colors of a Palm Beach evening in her home designs—as she did in the contemporary dining room shown at top. BERGENMAG.COM

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Split, Croatia: “My recent trip showed me a mix of natural and man-made beauty. Ancient stones, forest green shutters on white stucco facades, weathered doors and bright terracotta roofs generated tons of texture and layers throughout each city. The mix of white pebble beaches, radiant cyan and turquoise hues from the Adriatic Sea and ombré greens of hillside landscapes created beautiful compositions. That trip has helped me infuse perfect textures and atmospheric palettes into my clients’ homes.” —Sara Beverin, Wostbrock Home, Ridgewood

To design her living room, Sara Beverin, Wostbrock Home, Ridgewood, recalled a recent trip to Croatia and the subtle colors found in coastal towns like Split.

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Palermo, Italy: “I was born in Italy and lived there until I was 9. My father was in the stone business and carried me through the stone quarries before I could even walk. There are lots of marbles quarried in the south of Italy, specifically Palermo. Today we can recreate the Old World looks with a modern flair and create spaces that are easy to live in. I aim for a simple style but with amazing accents using mother-of-pearl as well as the chevron design used in the Monreale Cathedral from the 1500s. Today we can adopt the old styles and create new designs that bring back the work of the old masters. Old is always new again in architecture and design.” —Antonella Romano, Antonella Romano Tile & Stone, Wyckoff

Inspired by sites like the Monreale Cathedral, Antonella Romano, Antonella Romano Tile & Stone, Wyckoff, borrows from Old World style in her bathroom design with its multi-circled glass shower door. BERGENMAG.COM

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Malibu, California: “My daughter recently started college on the West Coast, so I have been making frequent trips to Malibu and Los Angeles. Although California design is casual and laid-back, it is surprisingly sophisticated in its simplicity. Mixing elements of California decorating such as organic sea grass rugs, raw woods, furry white throws, sheepskin rugs, worn leather, ethnic textiles, large-scale photography and real greenery adds a casual elegance to any room.” —Linda Maley, M Design, Mahwah

California dreamin’ can be right for any home design, as Linda Maley, M Design, Mahwah, demonstrates through her modern living room with mirrored bar area.

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{ HEALTH }

SPRING CLEAN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET Is your medicine cabinet brimming with half-empty bottles of unneeded or expired medication? Many people accrue a collection of leftover drugs over time, but there are sound reasons to get rid of old meds that are cluttering your cabinet. They include: Safeguarding children. A curious child who looks through your cabinet may wonder why you have colorful “candy” in the bathroom, then sample a few pills. This can lead to poisoning or even death. Preventing drug abuse. A teen or adult who’s seeking a high may check your cabinet for pain medication or other substances, assuming you’ll never miss pills from a forgotten vial. This is particularly worrisome in the case of highly addictive prescription opioids. In fact, says David Miller of Millers Homecare & Compounding Pharmacy in Wyckoff, keeping potentially dangerous prescriptions out of the hands of teens is the number-one reason to purge your medicine chest of dated drugs. Avoiding the urge to “share.”

Even giving your unneeded pills to a friend or relative who takes the same medication can be harmful, especially when the dosage is higher than intended or the contents have expired. So what does one do with leftover meds? You may be inclined to flush them down the toilet, but this can contaminate the water supply in your area. Instead, seek out a drug takeback program, which many counties and municipalities offer. Every take-back program is different, so find out whether the one you plan to use accepts both prescription and over-the-counter medicines, and if there are any restrictions on liquids or syringes. Be sure to black out or remove all personal information before putting prescription drugs in a drop box. In addition, says Miller, you can return your meds to a pharmacy where they will be properly destroyed. This simple gesture will help keep your loved ones safe, the environment clean and your medicine cabinet tidy.

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Drop-off locations In addition to pharmacies, many law-enforcement agencies hold drug take-back programs and serve as drop-off locations for unwanted or expired medication. Check with local police departments for days and times. Participating departments include: Cliffside Park, 525 Palisade Ave., 201.945.3600 Cresskill, 67 Union Ave., 201.568.1400 * Lyndhurst, 367 Valley Brook Ave., 201.939.2900 Paramus, 1 Carlough Dr., 201.262.3400 Maywood, 15 Park Ave., 201.845.8800 * Palisades Park, 275 Broad Ave., 201.944.0900 Teaneck, 900 Teaneck Rd., 201.837.2600 Westwood, 101 Washington Ave., 201.664.7000 * — drop-off is available 24/7

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NO ‘AH-CHOO!’ FOR YOU Here’s a strategy for beating springtime allergy symptoms.

Although most of us can’t wait to enjoy the great outdoors, allergy sufferers know warmer weather is not all blue skies and sunshine—it can have a darker side. If you are among the 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in the U.S., spring is a great time to learn how to identify, treat and manage allergies to maintain a healthy and happy lifestyle while reducing sneezing, congestion and watery eyes. “The spring allergy season usually begins in mid-March, which is when tree pollen begins to rise,” says Sharon Yee, M.D., allergist and immunologist at Westwood-based Allergy and Asthma Consultants of Rockland and Bergen. Tree pollen counts are typically at their peak in April, when air temperatures are higher. Then the influx of grass pollen usually affects allergy sufferers in May and June. With allergies, it’s best to think prevention, especially when it comes to exposure to pollen. Simple steps like keeping windows shut and using air conditioning, in your car and house, can reduce symptoms. And stay indoors in the early morning when pollen counts are high. For further relief, Dr. Yee recommends an over-the-counter antihistamine (Claritin or Zyrtec, for example), preferably one that lasts 24 hours— most are non-drowsy. Decongestants may also help, and nasal sprays like Flonase or Nasonex are another option. For those who still have symptoms after taking an antihistamine, the next line of treatment is allergy shots, which can be an effective and safe method of relief. During allergy immunotherapy, a patient is exposed to allergens through injections. A blood test and/or skin test can determine which allergens are causing the symptoms. The shots are given twice a week at first, with very small doses of the allergen, to prompt the immune system to produce antibodies. Though success is not 100 percent guaranteed, medical professionals say patients can develop immunity within a couple of years. Hate needles? There is another new option for allergy sufferers. “Sublingual immunotherapy is a new treatment, taking a daily allergy tablet that dissolves underneath the tongue,” says Dr. Yee. This method usually begins three months before allergy season and continues three months after it ends. “I have prescribed these for tree pollen, grass pollen and weed pollen,” she says, “and have seen positive results.”

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FACTS ABOUT ALLERGIES n Nasal allergies are estimated to affect roughly 50 million Americans. n In 2012, more than 13.4 million visits to physician offices, hospital outpatient departments and emergency departments were due to allergic rhinitis. n Allergic diseases, including asthma, are the fifth most prevalent chronic diseases in people of all ages, and the third most common in children. Source: American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

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CONGRATULATIONS TO BERGEN COUNTY’S TOP REAL ESTATE AGENTS!

ELITE

Patricia “Patti” Reynolds DePhillips Sales Associate-Wyckoff 201-424-9136

Maryanne Conaughton

Sales Associate-Ridgewood 201-788-0222

Janis Fuhrman Sales Associate Ridgewood 201-694-0869

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Celia Riggio

Broker Associate-Wyckoff 201-819-5842

Gregory J. Earnshaw Broker Associate Franklin Lakes 201-788-2208

Anne M. Marangi Sales Associate Upper Saddle River 201-280-3850

Kathryn “Kathy” Platt Tammy S. Roberts Sales Associate Saddle River 201-657-3963

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Sales Associate Saddle River 201-638-6484

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Claudia H. Sanchez

Broker Associate-Allendale 201-410-7575

Susan R. Fain

Margaret J. “Peggie” Gayjone “Gay” Carroll Breslin Sales Associate-Ramsey Sales Associate-Ramsey 201-755-7838

Sean Farley

914-391-0437

Marjorie Fiori

Sales Associate Upper Saddle River 201-788-9562

Broker Associate Ramsey 201-286-7206

Sales Associate Upper Saddle River 201-572-8901

Hugh McGrinder

Theresa “ Terry” Meese

Jeff Vander Molen

Maureen Sgambati

Christopher Tausch

Marguerite “Meg” Young Muldowney

Sales Associate Allendale 201-638-0959

Broker Associate Upper Saddle River 201-396-3802

Sales Associate Wyckoff 201-819-5763

Broker Associate Wyckoff 201-579-3040

Sales Associate Wyckoff 201-290-2103

Sales Associate-Ramsey 201-723-0272

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2018 BERGEN COUNTY IS HOME TO SOME OF THE MOST SEASONED AND TALENTED REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS IN THE COUNTRY. To help readers find the best agents to work with, BERGEN magazine contracted DataJoe Research of Boulder, Colorado to facilitate a multi-faceted research campaign. It consisted of an online survey delivered directly to agents across Bergen County via email and postal mail, as well as internet research. In the survey, real estate agents were asked to provide sales volume ranges and also nominate their peers. In the Internet campaign, DataJoe consulted a variety of websites to build richer knowledge of individual licensed real estate agents across the county. In the end, DataJoe’s scoring algorithm factored in frequency of nomination, number of years licensed and sales performance to yield the list of top agents. DataJoe checked and confirmed that each published winner had, at the time of review, a current, active license status with the appropriate state regulatory board. If they were not able to find evidence of a real estate agent’s current, active registration with the state regulatory board, that real estate agent was excluded from the list. Finally, DataJoe presented the tallied results to BERGEN magazine for final review. We recognize that there are many good real estate agents who are not shown in this representative list. This is only of sampling of the huge array of talented professionals within the county.

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LISTINGS TOP REAL ESTATE

BERGEN COUNTY TOP REAL ESTATE AGENTS, ELITE ALLENDALE Claudia H. Sanchez Terrie O’Connor Realtors 75 W. Allendale Ave. Allendale, NJ 07401 Office: 201.825.0500 Cell: 201.410.7575 ALPINE Dennis M. McCormack Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 917.566.9800 CLOSTER Attilio Adamo Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty 277 Closter Dock Rd. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.8800 Cell: 201.264.8305 Edward An RE/MAX Signature Homes 189 Homans Ave., Ste. C Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.9933 Cell: 201.923.1247 James Q. Collins Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.214.3621 Rebecca Lapira RE/MAX Signature Homes 189 Homans Ave., Ste. C Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.9933 Cell: 201.779.1630 Connie Y. Lee Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.344.1683 Ellen M. McCourt RE/MAX Signature Homes 189 Homans Ave., Ste. C Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.9933 Cell: 201.543.1962

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DUMONT Dave Miller RE/MAX Integrity 75 E. Madison Ave. Dumont, NJ 07628 Office: 201.387.7653 Cell: 201.264.3980 EDGEWATER Brian Kim Group Twenty Six 115 River Rd., Ste. 103 Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 201.969.2626 Cell: 732.887.9657 ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS William Broderick Ridgeco Properties 480 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.568.4450 Cell: 201.615.0716 Orna Jackson Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Fl. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.568.5668 Cell: 201.376.1389 Barri Plawker Plawker Real Estate 601 Palisade Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.567.5335 Cell: 201.615.6759 Wendy Y. Sosa RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 917.504.3347 FAIR LAWN David Quinones Jr. Coldwell Banker Garden State 26.02 Broadway Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Office: 201.791.9000 Cell: 201.773.9109 FORT LEE David J. Arabia Evelyn G. Rafter Associates LLC 1561 Lemoine Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.944.1925 Cell: 201.206.3614

Joshua M. Baris Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.741.4999 Alireza Memar RE/MAX Select Properties Ft Lee 262 Columbia Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.886.8888 Cell: 201.851.0911 Tony Nabhan Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 973.271.1044 FRANKLIN LAKES Mary A. Premtaj Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 804 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.848.4002 Cell: 201.410.8022 HILLSDALE Arwa Abbassi Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.248.2996 Paula J. Clark Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.280.0056 Susan Laskin Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.615.5353 OAKLAND Thomas Russo RE/MAX Traditions Real Estate 383 Ramapo Valley Rd. Oakland, NJ 07436 Office: 201.337.6600 Cell: 201.240.5200

ORADELL Stephen Braconi RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Sheldon Neal RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.481.2891 Kelly Weber RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.2815594 PARAMUS Avi Zvulun RE/MAX Property Center E. 49 Midland Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 Office: 201.261.8111 Cell: 201.566.5353 RIDGEWOOD Ghada Abbasi Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.493.2969 Cell: 201.407.6630 Marilyn M. Becker Gilsenan & Co. 219 E. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.1600 Cell: 201.406.2742 Phyllis N. Calianese Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 55 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.639.5555 Cell: 201.446.3870 Pam Christian Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 917.751.3234

Nena Colligan Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.321.3810 Jane Ferlanti Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.452.8601 Christine Gubb Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.362.6344 Jennifer M. Parsekian Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.213.9018 Tisha Ramge Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.280.7850 SADDLE RIVER Christine R. Frosini Special Properties Real Estate Services 158 W, Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.934.8100 Cell: 201.314.1195 Vicki L. Gaily Special Properties Real Estate Services 158 W. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.934.7111 Cell: 201.390.5880 TEANECK Nina M. Eizikovitz Links Residential 202 The Plaza Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.992.3600 Cell: 201.280.5025

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WALDWICK Marie Kahvajian Fast Track Real Estate Co. 24 Wyckoff Ave., Ste. 10 Waldwick, NJ 07463 Office: 201.445.2000 Cell: 201.538.1085

Anat Eisenberg Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.341.4765

WESTWOOD

Ronit Gordon RE/MAX Properties Plus 3 W. Railroad Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.567.9191 Cell: 201.679.2290 Green Jeri Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 90 County Rd. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.568.5668 Cell: 201.519.0289  Tami Rapaport Coldwell Banker 130 Dean Dr. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.567.7788 Cell: 201.227.2045 Ruth Miron Schleider Miron Properties 140 County Rd., Ste. 111 Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.266.8555 Cell: 201.906.6024 Philip D. Soo Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 90 County Rd. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.568.5668 Cell: 551.265.7521 Zohar Zamir Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.398.9898 Cell: 201.780.7884

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Vyacheslav Zborovsky RE/MAX Elite Associates 313 Broadway Westwood, NJ 07675 Office: 201.476.0777 Cell: 201.396.0930 WOODCLIFF LAKE Carolee Chirico Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.400.3259 Antoinette Gangi Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.970.0570 Eileen Meehan Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 551.265.7611 Gary Silberstein Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.647.4225 WYCKOFF Adam J. Defino DeFino Realtors 300 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07781 Office: 201.891.2022 Cell: 201.693.0103 Patricia Reynolds DePhillips Terrie O’Connor Realtors 395 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.0100 Cell: 201.424.9136

Celia Riggio Terrie O’Connor Realtors 395 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.0100 Cell: 201.819.5842 Melissa Shiel Keller Williams Village Square Realty 385 Clinton Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.2111 Cell: 201.232.7756

BERGEN COUNTY TOP REAL ESTATE AGENTS ALLENDALE Janine Fraser Coldwell Banker 2 W. Allendale Ave. Allendale, NJ 07401 Office: 201.327.5050 Cell: 201.286.8596 Catherine Gaglione Coldwell Banker 2 W. Allendale Ave. Allendale, NJ 07401 Office: 201.327.5050 Cell: 201.747.1112 Jenny Lindberg Coldwell Banker 2 W. Allendale Ave. Allendale, NJ 07401 Office: 201.327.5050 Cell: 201.390.7900 Hugh McGrinder III Terrie O’Connor Realtors 75 W. Allendale Ave. Allendale, NJ 07401 Office: 201.825.0500 Cell: 201.638.0959 Judy Miller Coldwell Banker 2 W. Allendale Ave. Allendale, NJ 07401 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.724.3649

Lynn Spain Coldwell Banker 2 W. Allendale Ave. Allendale, NJ 07401 Office: 201.327.5050 Cell: 201.788.2950

Miriam Lambert Friedberg Properties 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.6868 Cell: 917.428.1259

ALPINE

Nana Landi Friedberg Properties 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.6868 Cell: 201.280.9270

Maritza Aleman Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.741.4844 Gene Amsel Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.755.7671 David Axelrad Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 917.215.6118 Igor Beyder Beyder & Co. 50 Berkerey Pl. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.995.3488 Cell: 201.995.3488 Rosemarie Campi Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.741.9939

Merrill Langsam Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.394.0024

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Stacy M. Esser Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 917.621.6794

Edward DiTroia RE/MAX Elite Associates 313 Broadway Westwood, NJ 07675 Office: 201.476.0777 Cell: 201.410.2650

Ronald Pruiksma Mission Realty Company 637 Wyckoff Ave., Office 1 Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8200 Cell: 201.835.4193

TOP REAL ESTATE

TENAFLY Orly Chen RE/MAX Properties Plus 3 W. Railroad Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.567.9191 Cell: 201.803.9611

Peggy Mann Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.400.3264 Dolores M. McCormack Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.320.8768 Dawn Pugliese Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 201.788.0700 BOGOTA

Joan Harrison Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 551.404.5947

Christopher Kelemen Reggo and Kelemen Real Estate 129 Queen Anne Rd. Bogota, NJ 07603 Office: 201.488.5585 Cell: 201.615.6108

Sharon Kurtz Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 1022 Closter Dock Rd. Alpine, NJ 07620 Office: 201.768.9300 Cell: 551.775.3288

Ryan D’Errico Century 21 Calabrese Realty 620 Anderson Ave. Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Office: 201.840.0044 Cell: 201.988.4670

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Chris Moutenot Century 21 Calabrese Realty 620 Anderson Ave. Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Office: 201.945.1070 Cell: 201.362.6104

Joanne Kopelakis Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.819.8899

Anne Van Dyke Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.401.1040

Marc Garofalo Group Twenty Six Pier 103, 115 River Rd. Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 201.969.2626 Cell: 201.658.6797

Aldo Lavorini Aldo’s Realty 550 Boulevard Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 201.796.9300 Cell: 201.906.7522

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Christina Kwon Weichert Realtors 1 Ruckman Rd. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.8600 Cell: 201.390.2247

Namjoo Yu Weichert Realtors 1 Ruckman Rd. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.8600 Cell: 201.248.2232

Mirjana Lambasa Royal Signature Realty 880 River Rd., Ste. 3 Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 201.943.9400 Cell: 201.805.4173

Taylor C. Lucyk Venture VR Realtors 89 Route 46 West Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 201.773.9500 Cell: 201.360.1292

Karen A. Leddy Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.232.5627

DUMONT

Grazia Mancini Smart Realty 986 River Rd. Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 201.886.0800 Cell: 201.566.8999

Gregg M. Marcazo Venture VR Realtors 89 Route 46 West Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 201.773.9500 Cell: 973.495.5619

Oscar H. Marino Royal Signature Realty 880 River Rd., Ste. 3 Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 973.767.2850 Cell: 201.965.2400

Marcello Petruzzella Venture VR Realtors 89 Route 46 West Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 201.773.9500 Cell: 201.424.8657

Aleksandar Ristovic Eccendo 17 Hilliard Ave. Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 201.582.3475 Cell: 201.218.5576

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Jacklyn Ayaz Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty 277 Closter Dock Rd. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.8800 Cell: 201.916.7841 Avia Blum Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.965.9248 Risa Corson Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.745.4490 Doreen J. Darquea RE/MAX Signature Homes 189 Homans Ave., Ste. C Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.9933 Cell: 201.686.7068 Isabelle Ferrito Weichert Realtors 1 Ruckman Rd. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.8600 Cell: 201.906.4556 Maayan Gottesman Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 347.208.3863 Ayelet Hurvitz Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.294.1844 Allison S. Kantor Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07932 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.310.6111

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SungMin Lee Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.835.2313 Richard Orlando RE/MAX Signature Homes 189 Homans Ave., Ste. C Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.9933 Cell: 551.486.2065 Barbara Ostroth Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.965.3105 Justin Smith RE/MAX Signature Homes 189 Homans Ave., Ste. C Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.660.9933 Cell: 201.250.4680 Suzanne Summers Coldwell Banker 15 Ver Valen St. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.0550 Cell: 201.665.4772 Young Tak Weichert Realtors 1 Ruckman Rd. Closter, NJ 07624 Office: 201.767.8600 Cell: 646.221.0624

Joseph C. Binetti RE/MAX Integrity 75 E. Madison Ave. Dumont, NJ 07628 Office: 201.385.8100 Cell: 201.233.9498 Karla K. Cino Karla K. Cino 450 Washington Ave. Dumont, NJ 07628 Office: 201.986.2961 Cell: 201.774.6432 Roseann Coppola RE/MAX Integrity 75 E. Madison Ave. Dumont, NJ 07628 Office: 201.385.8100 Cell: 201.370.2243

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Michael Broderick Ridgeco Properties 480 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07631 Office: 201.568.4450 Cell: 201.638.1815

Colleen Fisco RE/MAX Integrity 75 E. Madison Ave. Dumont, NJ 07628 Office: 201.385.8100 Cell: 201.519.4763

Anas Dara Venture VR Realtors 89 Route 46 West Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 201.773.9500 Cell: 973.960.5255

Steve Cho RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.394.7314

John Jamieson RE/MAX Integrity 75 E. Madison Ave. Dumont, NJ 07628 Office: 201.385.8100 Cell: 201.281.0105

Mario Del Regno Venture VR Realtors 89 Route 46 West Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 888.501.6953 Cell: 201.522.1807

Rosa S. Choi.Kahng Simply Real Estate 120 Sylvan Ave., Ste. 106 Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.464.1000 Cell: 201.965.0782

EDGEWATER

Avedis S. Derbalian Venture VR Realtors 89 Route 46 West Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 201.967.0050 Cell: 201.803.7208

Shin Chung RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.403.1777

Sharon I. Georgevich Venture Realtors 89 Route 46 West Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Office: 201.773.9500 Cell: 201.615.0471

Lisa P. Fox Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Fl. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.585.8080 Cell: 201.233.0477

Sheila Agalarova Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 2 Main St., Ste. F Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 201.840.8898 Cell: 201.403.8406 Tina Cernuda RE/MAX Villa Realtors 932 River Rd. Edgewater, NJ 07020 Office: 201.681.4888 Cell: 201.868.3100

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Robert Oppenheimer RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.280.0780

Heekyung Hee Hur Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Fl. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.585.8080 Cell: 201.675.0683

Lisa Pagiatakis RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.341.1090

Jolanta Krygier Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Floor Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.825.3600 Cell: 201.805.4335 Sonia S. Kwak Top Realty 485 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.503.0090 Cell: 201.851.5700 David Kwon Group Twenty Six 120 Charlotte Pl., Ste. 203 Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.969.2626 Cell: 201.618.6200 Rose LaPira RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.615.7232 Chung Hee Lee RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.925.2184 Kaili Liang RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.585.1234

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Terry Plawker Plawker Real Estate 601 Palisade Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.567.5335 Cell: 201.788.8451 Maggie Huang Raffaele Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Fl. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.585.8080 Cell: 201.286.2927 Maxine Sassano Sassano Properties Inc. 631 E. Palisade Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.567.2121 Sandra Solomon Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Floor Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.585.8080 Cell: 201.519.6384 Vincent C. Volpe Jr. Volpe 640 E. Palisade Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.567.8700 Huisuk Weisman RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.993.4989 Helen Won Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Floor Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.585.8080 Cell: 201.925.5411

FAIR LAWN Guy Y. Avtalion Prominent Homes Realty 12-55 River Rd. Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Office: 201.355.0705 Cell: 201.503.6630 Joseph Kapon RE/MAX Properties Select 13-17 River Rd. Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Office: 201.796.9400 Cell: 201.852.0711 Marcos A. Suarez Jr. RE/MAX Properties Select 13-17 River Rd. Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Office: 201.796.9400 Cell: 201.874.3904 Ming Tilley Prominent Homes Realty 12-55 River Rd. Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Office: 201.355.0705 Cell: 201.543.4633 Monis Young Exclusive Properties Realty 24-19 Fair Lawn Ave. Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Office: 201.796.7777 Cell: 201.803.2864 FORT LEE Nishan Akkus Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.280.4462 Roberto Alvarez Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.658.6023

Michael A. Arabia Evelyn G. Rafter Associates LLC 1561 Lemoine Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.944.1925 Cell: 201.560.3498

Woo (Michelle) Choi Realty 7 2160 N. Central Rd., Ste. 207 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.292.7777 Cell: 201.665.3114

Charlene C. Bai Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.741.2446

Bruce Elia Sr. Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.917.5884

Kathleen Bertinato Weichert Realtors 310 Main St. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.1400 Cell: 201.954.6728 Ilja Bitkov Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.895.1218 Jee E. Chang Weichert Realtors 310 Main St. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.1400 Cell: 201.638.0967 In S. Chang Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.446.4632 Lorna L. Chen The Chen Agency 1392 Palisade Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.8888 Cell: 201.346.8888 Nelson Chen The Chen Agency 1392 Palisade Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.8888 Cell: 201.346.8888 Irene I. Cho Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.207.1034

Bruce Elia Jr. Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.315.1223

LISTINGS

Sang W. Kim RE/MAX Fortune Properties 474 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.816.8889 Cell: 201.230.6616

Jia Yan Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 457 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Fl. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.585.8080 Cell: 201.238.7987

TOP REAL ESTATE

Andrew Hong Simply Real Estate 120 Sylvan Ave., Ste. 106 Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Office: 201.464.1000 Cell: 201.464.1001

Lois Fein Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.741.2175 Maryna Forero.Ortiz Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5400 Cell: 201.206.8010 Emilia Freitag Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.741.8445 Gene Geiler RE/MAX Select Properties Ft Lee 262 Columbia Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.886.8888 Cell: 201.362.9010 Gohar Grigoryan Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.739.9082

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LISTINGS TOP REAL ESTATE

Jeanne A. Grod Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.937.1575 Sunghe Cho Guma L. Cho Realty 217 Main St. A Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.585.8151 Cell: 201.362.5367 April Hartmann Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.723.3772 Tiffany Elia Hojo Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.978.9156 Rita T. Hsing The Chen Agency 1392 Palisade Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.8888 Cell: 646.639.2856 Miae Jo Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.421.6373 Natalia Kabanov Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 347.268.8600 Sophie S. Kang The Chen Agency 1392 Palisade Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.8888 Cell: 201.281.5593 Hyun S. Kim 2Win Realty LLC 185 Bridge Plaza North, Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.720.9000 Cell: 551.500.4886

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Eun Young Park Kim Hyst Realty 2 Executive Dr., Ste. 665 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.835.9660

Min K. Lim Realty 7 2160 N. Central Rd., Ste. 207 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.292.7777 Cell: 201.741.9458

Eunice E. Kim Realty 7 2160 N. Central Rd., Ste. 207 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.292.7777 Cell: 201.600.5515

George Mihalakis Weichert Realtors 310 Main St. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.1400 Cell: 201.957.5046

Edward Kim Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 917.547.8694

Kiriakoula Mihalakis Weichert Realtors 310 Main St. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.1400 Cell: 201.321.9461

Bok Kim Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.446.5210 Margaret Kim Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.310.8947 Ryan Knab Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.315.6708 Michele Kolsky Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.944.6583 Cell: 201.310.6136

Paul Montalbano Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.370.0395 Halley Natkin Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 917.626.8240 Chu Il No Realty 7 2160 N. Central Rd., Ste. 207 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.292.7777 Cell: 201.961.2498 Patricia Ohebshalom The Chen Agency 1392 Palisade Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.8888 Cell: 201.681.1817

Vincent Lee Realty 7 2160 N. Central Rd., Ste. 207 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.292.7777 Cell: 201.647.9964

Andres Ospina Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.294.9968

Jaeseung ( Jason) Lee Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.913.5247

Kyung Hae Park Realty 7 2160 N. Central Rd., Ste. 207 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.292.7777 Cell: 201.951.4349

Sweta Patel Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 848.468.0393

Lori Stein Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.280.2913

Jane Roberti Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.788.2800

Nan Suh Innovation Group of New Jersey Inc. 1605 John St., Ste. 206 P.O. Box 2138 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.585.9588 Cell: 201.242.8892

Rain Rosenfeld Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.375.8300 Scott Scott Selleck Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.970.3960 Pinal Shah Keller Williams City Views Realty 2200 Fletcher Ave., Ste. 502 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.8900 Cell: 201.952.7387

Kay Suh C Land Realty 222 Bridge Plaza South Ste. 580 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.917.3830 Cell: 201.852.0107 Eun Kyung Suh Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 551.587.2777 Sung H. Sul Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.660.0353

Steven M. Shaw Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 973.407.5400 Cell: 201.417.4083

Maria B. Waller Weichert Realtors 310 Main St. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.1400 Cell: 201.681.9879

Kyung.Ah Shin Realty 7 2160 N. Central Rd., Ste. 207 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.292.7777 Cell: 917.292.8039

Won S. Yang Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty 222 Bridge Plaza South Ste. 500 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.945.7484 Cell: 201.694.0206

Julia K. Shin Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.894.0001 Paola Baric Sram Weichert Realtors 310 Main St. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.592.1400 Cell: 201.248.3084

Iskender Yesilyurt Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.417.7780

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Kathleen Falco RE/MAX Accomplished Realty 801 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.891.0300

Yesenia Frias Yes Casa 51 Madison St. Hackensack, NJ 07601 Office: 201.489.0503 Cell: 201.328.4502

Elizabeth M Ruckdeschel Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.522.4020

Jungae Yoo Eastern Realty 2050 Center Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.346.0200 Cell: 201.707.5494

Tracy A. Kuehn Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 804 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.848.4002 Cell: 201.741.7238

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS Katherine Plosia Real Living Gateway Realtors 464 Boulevard Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 Office: 201.288.0004 Cell: 201.741.6120

Deborah A. Sirico Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.286.4216

Adrena Adrena Aiazian RE/MAX Accomplished Realty 824 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.891.0300 Cell: 201.248.3551 Frances (Fran) J. Bergen RE/MAX Accomplished Realty 801 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.891.0300 Cell: 201.304.1506 Laurie Burnette Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 804 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.848.4002 Cell: 201.312.8150

Julia A. Morrill Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 804 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.848.4002 Cell: 201.913.7541 Soon L. Park Weichert Realtors 799 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.592.1400 Cell: 201.694.1867 Grazyna Ziarko Special Properties Real Estate Services 837 Franklin Lake Rd. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.904.2085 Cell: 201.218.8504 GARFIELD

Sally Calandra RE/MAX Accomplished Realty 824 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.891.0300 Cell: 201.424.4458

Johnny P. Rojas Century 21 JR Gold Team Realty 352 Lanza Ave. Garfield, NJ 07026 Office: 973.772.9404 Cell: 201.913.4438

Mary Ann DeAlto Weichert Realtors 799 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.891.6900 Cell: 201.951.5599

Zvonko Veskov New Jersey Homes and Estates 27 Outwater Lane Garfield, NJ 07026 Office: 973.340.3300

Gregory J. Earnshaw Terrie O’Connor Realtors 834 Franklin Lake Rd. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.891.8900 Cell: 201.788.2208

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HACKENSACK Alberto Conde Safeway Realty Group 426 Hudson St., Ste. 2 Hackensack, NJ 07601 Office: 973.894.3919 Cell: 973.572.0595

HILLSDALE Widad Abbasi Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.264.5667 Robin Baum Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.218.0209 Maria C. Capela Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.741.5615 Ronnie Gardiner Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.906.3393 Ana M. Moniz Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.247.6341 Linda A. Muller Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.264.7880 Barbara Ross Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.310.3275

Alisa Snider Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.400.1788 Suzanne Y. Walker Coldwell Banker 50 Broadway Hillsdale, NJ 07642 Office: 201.930.8820 Cell: 201.832.3120 HO HO KUS Kristin Gildea Fox Marron Gildea Realty 19 Sheridan Ave. Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423 Office: 201.445.8880 Cell: 201.819.4575 Megan F. Fox Marron Gildea Realty 19 Sheridan Ave. Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423 Office: 201.445.8880 Cell: 201.362.6789 Peter C. Marron Jr. Marron Gildea Realty 19 Sheridan Ave. Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423 Office: 201.447.6100 Cell: 201.819.6579 Nancy Slott Marron Gildea Realty 19 Sheridan Ave. Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423 Office: 201.445.8880 Cell: 201.424.1615 LITTLE FERRY Monserrat J. Moran Century 21 Gentry Realtors 170 Main St. Little Ferry, NJ 07643 Office: 201.641.1333 Cell: 201.220.7067

LODI Philip Roselli Roselli Realty 275 Union St. Lodi, NJ 07644 Office: 973.928.1932 Cell: 201.407.6444 LYNDHURST Maggie Abdo.Manno Century 21 Semiao 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 Office: 201.460.8000 Cell: 201.892.9933

LISTINGS

FRANKLIN LAKES

Louis Tedesco Jr. RE/MAX Pros 216 Washington Ave. Little Ferry, NJ 07643 Office: 201.641.8800 Cell: 201.394.4220

TOP REAL ESTATE

Brian Yoo Coldwell Banker 375 Park Ave., Ste. 21 Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Office: 201.461.5000 Cell: 201.563.2750

Gianna Botbyl Living New Jersey Realty 300 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 Office: 201.636.2280 Cell: 973.886.8914 Teresa Choinski Century 21 Semiao 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 Office: 201.460.8000 Cell: 201.460.8000 Amelia Pena Century 21 Semiao 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 Office: 201.460.8000 Cell: 201.650.4975 Billy Pena Century 21 Semiao 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 Office: 201.460.8000 Cell: 201.232.4339 Kathleen S. Savino Savino Agency 251 Ridge Rd Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 Office: 201.438.3120 Cell: 201.401.2416 MAHWAH Jeff L. Adler Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan 21 Bellgrove Dr. Mahwah, NJ 07430 Office: 201.677.2027 Cell: 201.819.3309

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LISTINGS TOP REAL ESTATE

Linda L. Dator Special Properties Real Estate Services 1009 MacArthur Blvd. Mahwah, NJ 07430 Office: 201.962.9555 Cell: 201.264.1164 Margaret A. Gregorek Special Properties Real Estate Services 1009 MacArthur Blvd. Mahwah, NJ 07430 Office: 201.962.9555 Cell: 551.427.3270 Patricia R. Lomupo Special Properties Real Estate Services 1009 MacArthur Blvd. Mahwah, NJ 07430 Office: 201.962.9555 Cell: 201.264.2820 James McElroy Special Properties Real Estate Services 1009 MacArthur Blvd. Mahwah, NJ 07430 Office: 201.962.9555 Cell: 201.951.8673 MAYWOOD Dominie Healey Vikki Healey Properties 25 W. Pleasant Ave. Maywood, NJ 07607 Office: 201.881.7900 Cell: 201.560.7727 Simone Healey Vikki Healey Properties 25 W. Pleasant Ave. Maywood, NJ 07607 Office: 201.881.7900 Cell: 917.817.3278 Victoria Healey Vikki Healey Properties 25 W. Pleasant Ave. Maywood, NJ 07607 Office: 201.881.7900 Cell: 201.321.4849 NORTH ARLINGTON Carlos A. Jesus Exit Golden Realty Group 142 Ridge Rd. North Arlington, NJ 07031 Office: 201.852.3753 Cell: 201.997.4425

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NORTHVALE Gary Blankfort William Raveis Baer 171 Paris Ave. Northvale, NJ 07647 Office: 201.750.1100 Cell: 845.641.3257 NORWOOD Jacqueline Choi Vista Point Properties 422 Livingston St. Norwood, NJ 07648 Office: 201.297.7979 Cell: 201.669.9975 OAKLAND Eileen Bassi RE/MAX Traditions Real Estate 383 Ramapo Valley Rd. Oakland, NJ 07436 Office: 201.337.6600 Michelina (Michelle) C. Belfiore RE/MAX Traditions Real Estate 383 Ramapo Valley Rd. Oakland, NJ 07436 Office: 201.337.6600 Cell: 973.725.0672 Valerie D. White RE/MAX Traditions Real Estate 383 Ramapo Valley Rd. Oakland, NJ 07436 Office: 201.337.6600 Cell: 201.788.7916 OLD TAPPAN Serina Lancia ERA/Lancia Realty 12 Bi.State Plaza 216 Old Tappan Rd. Old Tappan, NJ 07675 Office: 201.666.0007 Cell: 201.370.4963 Mary Laviola ERA/Lancia Realty 12 Bi.State Plaza 216 Old Tappan Rd. Old Tappan, NJ 07675 Office: 201.666.0007 Cell: 201.803.2617 ORADELL Jeana Cowie RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.982.2200

Elizabeth Davis RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.538.0517 Ellen C. Farmer RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.446.0214 Elaine M. Gibbons RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.446.3467 Ryan Gibbons RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.446.8190 Geoffrey S. Gilchrist RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.888.0099 Harriet Harvey Weichert Realtors 660 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.261.3300 Cell: 201.755.7736 MaryAnn Josephson RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.819.1291 Theresa M. Murphy RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.390.8280 Maria Rini RE/MAX Real Estate Limited 297 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 Cell: 201.599.1100

Eileen M. Tummino Weichert Realtors 660 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.261.3300 Cell: 201.925.0112 PALISADES PARK Joo Chung New Star Realty 225 Broad Ave., #303 Palisades Park, NJ 07650 Office: 201.567.3777 Cell: 917.992.0804 Justin Kang Good Neighbor Realty LLC 216 Broad Ave. Palisades Park, NJ 07650 Office: 201.461.4989 Cell: 201.491.8191 Gina Seo Kaymax Realty #4, 216 Broad Ave. Palisades Park, NJ 07650 Office: 201.461.0906 Cell: 201.461.2664 PARAMUS

RAMSEY Margaret (Peggie) J. Breslin Terrie O’Connor Realtors 45 E. Main St. Ramsey, NJ 07446 Office: 201.934.0600 Cell: 201.755.7838 Daniel Brozyna Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty 495 N. Franklin Tpke., Ste. 7 Ramsey, NY 07446 Office: 201.661.9831 Cell: 201.679.2857 Gayjone Carroll Terrie O’Connor Realtors 45 E. Main St. Ramsey, NJ 07446 Office: 201.934.0600 Cell: 914.391.0437 Irene R. Cuffe Coldwell Banker 147 E. Main St. Ramsey, NJ 07446 Office: 201.825.7700 Cell: 201.887.3472

Patrick A. Baratta RE/MAX Property Center E. 49 Midland Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 Office: 201.261.8111 Cell: 201.394.0401

Sean Farley Terrie O’Connor Realtors 45 E. Main St. Ramsey, NJ 07446 Office: 201.934.0600 Cell: 201.286.7206

Robert Dombrowsky RE/MAX Property Center E. 49 Midland Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 Office: 201.261.8111 Cell: 201.248.1064

Dana J. Kinni Coldwell Banker 147 E. Main St. Ramsey, NJ 07446 Office: 201.825.7700 Cell: 862.324.5429

Warren C. Johnson RE/MAX Property Center E. 49 Midland Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 Office: 201.261.8111 Cell: 201.747.3041

Arlene Sabo Coldwell Banker 147 E Main St Ramsey, NJ 07446 Office: 201.825.7700 Cell: 845.300.0162

Scott M. Pappolla RE/MAX Property Center E. 49 Midland Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 Office: 201.261.8111 Cell: 201.370.2939

Marguerite A. Young Terrie O’Connor Realtors 300G Lake Street Ramsey, NJ 07446 Office: 201.934.0600 Cell: 201.723.0272

Arun Thomas ATP Realty Inc. 140 E. Ridgewood Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 Cell: 201.566.2116

RIDGEFIELD Suzie Y. Choi Kingstone Realty 1007 Edgewater Ave. Ridgefield, NJ 07657 Office: 201.313.1002 Cell: 201.741.5636

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RIDGEWOOD

Catherine Bossolina Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 55 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.639.5555 Cell: 201.410.0642 Karen Boyle Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.734.1459

Susan S. Bai Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.981.6400

Dawn Braithwaite Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.951.5196

Cathy D. Banu Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 551.574.8007

Fortunato J. Campesi Fortune Realty Group 7 E. Ridgewood Ave., 2nd Fl. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.857.8777 Cell: 201.280.1280

Lindsey Barclay Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.407.8792

Jennifer Casper Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.403.8520

David P. Barthold Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.481.1572

Laurie Catizone Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.937.5070

Davide Berardi Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.281.4563

Debra Cirino Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.925.2033

Mirjana B. Bogovich Weichert Realtors 15 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9500 Cell: 201.925.4484

Maryanne Connaughton Terrie O’Connor Realtors 76 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4554 Cell: 201.788.0222

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Renee Daniels Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 973.865.5503

Beth Freed Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 55 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.639.5555 Cell: 201.321.6208 Janis Fuhrman Terrie O’Connor Realtors 76 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4554 Cell: 201.694.0869

Patricia Davis Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.389.8444

Laura Gill Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.888.2900

Charlie Delman Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.602.1552

Felicia L. Goldberg Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 917.576.7016

Theresa A. Druce Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.264.9008 Frances Hanson Ekblom Tarvin Realtors 37 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.444.0690 Cell: 201.602.4683 Angele Ekert Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 55 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.639.5555 Cell: 201.774.3487 Cathy English Weichert Realtors 15 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9500 Cell: 973.903.1434 Ann Ewell Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.723.5059

Deborah Graske Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 55 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.639.5555 Cell: 201.679.4075 Marie E. Griggs-O’Connor Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.755.1090 Diane Haroutunian Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.983.7819 Kurt W. Hedden Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.675.2558

Rocio Hernandez Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.315.1883 Till Horkenbach Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.310.1260 Kathleen A. Houston Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.280.2803

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Keren Abraham Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.913.7283

Melinda Cronk Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.264.5987

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Lois Grato GRG Realty Group 695 Bergen Blvd. Ridgefield, NJ 07657 Office: 201.313.8453 Cell: 201.906.1517

Dianna Ivanov Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.895.1768 Edward J. Jablonski Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.245.9893 Scott T. Jeffers Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.446.6446 Peggy Jung Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.315.8949 Lynn M. Kassoy Weichert Realtors 15 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9500 Cell: 201.280.7051 Kristine Kehoe Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.450.0015

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Michael Kopplin Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 551.427.8607

Donna Nicolich Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.790.2200

Elsa Felipe Machin Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.970.9943

Alina Nolan Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.615.2494

Michael F. Machinski Weichert Realtors 15 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9500 Cell: 201.805.2498 Ani Messikian Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.913.6678 Suzy L. Milazzo Weichert Realtors 15 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9500 Cell: 201.421.1062 Nicole Minetti Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.388.0077 Sheerlee Mischel Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.851.1781 Vivienne I. Muldoon Special Properties Real Estate Services 50 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.962.9552 Cell: 201.398.5189 Megan Murphy Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 551.206.4890

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Barbara S. Nudelman Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.259.1524 Evelyn A. Oberkircher Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 845.406.1218

Barbara Rodriguez Premier Residences 11 Oak St., 2nd Fl. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201. 871.0800 Cell: 201.636.2537

Caroline O. Taylor Tarvin Realtors 37 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.444.0690 Cell: 201.220.0970

Fara Espandi ERA/Justin Realty Co. 118 Jackson Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.7500 Cell: 201.259.0499

Lisa Sammataro Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.970.8183

Christine Thares Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.819.6413

Michael Morris ERA/Justin Realty Co. 118 Jackson Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.7500 Cell: 201.881.9629

Carol Van Blarcom DRI Real Estate Co. 545 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.652.2030 Cell: 216.906.1200

Kasia Nowakowska RE/MAX White House 46 Chestnut St. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.672.0400 Cell: 973.626.2528

Jaimie Yannalfo Keller Williams V illage Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.294.2544

Bobby Ristovski Coccia Realty Better Homes 11 Park Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.0001 Cell: 201.923.7768

Patricia Santo Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 55 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.639.5555 Cell: 201.739.2445 Lynn Scerbo Weichert Realtors 15 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9500 Cell: 201.745.9467

Christine Odell Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.280.2212

Michael Shetler Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.421.0506

Steve Pluchino Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.723.7794

David Snyde DRI Real Estate Co. 545 N. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.652.2030 Cell: 201.264.8242

Erin Pruitt Tarvin Realtors 37 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.444.0690 Cell: 201.888.4800

Cynthia L. Stadulis Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 201.747.3916

Lynne V. Reck Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.803.4884

Laurin Steiger Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.704.7676

Priscilla L. Reynolds Special Properties Real Estate Services 50 W. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.962.9552 Cell: 201.675.0190

William S. Stewart Keller Williams Village Square Realty 74 Godwin Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.4300 Cell: 201.841.0316

Lisa M. Ziccardi Coldwell Banker 44 Franklin Ave., Ste. 4 Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Office: 201.445.9400 Cell: 917.696.5499 RIVER EDGE Mary Davis Mary Davis Real Estate 630 Kinderkamack Rd. River Edge, NJ 07662 Office: 201.261.5400 Cell: 201.280.9881 RUTHERFORD Joseph Aziz Keller Williams Garden Views 301 Route 17 North Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.708.5067 Cell: 201.708.5067 Maria Bonsignore Coccia Realty Better Homes 11 Park Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.0001 Cell: 917.364.4944 Carol D. Calamari ERA/Justin Realty Co. 118 Jackson Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.7500 Cell: 201.600.0124

Libera V. Schilare ERA/Justin Realty Co. 118 Jackson Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.7500 Cell: 201.280.7236 Daniel Simone ERA/Justin Realty Co. 118 Jackson Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.7500 Cell: 201.390.3044 Thomas Steimle A.W. Van Winkle 2 Station Square Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.0500 Cell: 201.532.0429 Marianne Von Cappeln Coccia Realty Better Homes 11 Park Ave. Rutherford, NJ 07070 Office: 201.939.0001 Cell: 201.280.4275 SADDLE BROOK Halina Strzepek RE/MAX Excellence 131 Market St. Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 Office: 201.843.2000 Cell: 201.906.4343

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Sheryl Epstein.Romano Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 152 W. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.3600 Cell: 201.819.2999 Kristin C. Graves RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.562.3880 Marlene Joy Koch RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.965.8381 Stacey Friedman Lipkin Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 152 W. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.3600 Cell: 201.819.3552 Rita D. Lutzer RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.788.1140 Helen Martino Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 152 W. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.3600 Cell: 201.615.5188

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Ruth J. Weitzman RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.314.7042

Kathryn Platt Terrie O’Connor Realtors 75 E. Allendale Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.934.4900 Cell: 201.657.3963

Allison Wenrich RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.788.4582

Salvatore Poliandro RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.654.7445

Allison Witkowski RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd., Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.790.5544 TEANECK

Daniel Recht RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 973.768.5814

Zeevyah A. Benoff Links Residential 202 The Plaza Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.992.3600 Cell: 201.956.0208

Tammy S. Roberts Terrie O’Connor Realtors 75 E. Allendale Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.934.4900 Cell: 201.638.6484

Debra A. Botwinick Vera & Nechama Realty 1401 Palisade Ave. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.692.3700 Cell: 201.851.1035

Cheryl Fiduccia Semanczuk Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 152 W. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.3600 Cell: 973.568.6084

Annekee Annekee Brahver Russo Real Estate 873 Teaneck Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.837.8800 Cell: 201.314.2125

Colin A. Somerville RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.970.5338 Diane Eisner Stroud RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.615.9877

Jose Castillo Century 21 Allstars 100 1347 Teaneck Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.833.8585 Cell: 201.838.6779 Nechama Polak Vera & Nechama Realty 1401 Palisade Ave. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.692.3700 Cell: 201.826.8809 Rhoda Russo Russo Real Estate 873 Teaneck Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.837.8800 Cell: 201.837.8800

Robert A. Russo Russo Real Estate 873 Teaneck Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.837.8800 Cell: 201.803.3585

Moonhy Eun Kyoung Jeong Weichert Realtors 13 W. Railroad Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.569.7888 Cell: 201.805.1178

Esther Shayowitz Vera & Nechama Realty 1401 Palisade Ave. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.692.3700 Cell: 201.638.5858

Hae Sook Kim RE/MAX Properties Plus 3 W. Railroad Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.567.9191 Cell: 201.315.5965

Arun P. Thomas Public Trust Realty Group 818 Garrison Ave. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.357.5525 Cell: 201.832.8400

Jennifer Kirschen-Hamani Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.783.5089

Denyse Valencia Century 21 Allstars 100 1347 Teaneck Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.833.8585 Cell: 201.390.5452

Liora Meidan Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.615.7678

Michelle Wasserlauf Links Residential 202 The Plaza Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.992.3600 Cell: 646.702.8577

Sarah Nall Weichert Realtors 13 W. Railroad Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.658.1225 Cell: 201.658.1225

Eric Wein Wein Agency Realtors 811 Queen Anne Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Office: 201.347.3044 Cell: 201.410.1556

Kimberly J. Semenoro Coldwell Banker 130 Dean Dr. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.567.7788 Cell: 201.417.1188

TENAFLY

Beth C. Shiffman Coldwell Banker 30 Dean Dr. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.567.7788 Cell: 201.638.0674

Norma E. Bonilla Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 90 County Rd. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.568.5668 Cell: 201.647.3603 Scott Cowan Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.233.7695 Wendy Dessanti Weichert Realtors 13 W. Railroad Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.569.7888 Cell: 201.310.2255

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Jerry J. De Crosta Jr. Special Properties Real Estate Services 158 W. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.934.8100 Cell: 201.819.5860

Renee Paget RE/MAX Properties 82 E. Allendale Rd. Ste. 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 Cell: 201.803.3312

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SADDLE RIVER Diane Cookson Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 152 W. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.3600 Cell: 201.788.6667

David M. Simon Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 90 County Rd. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.568.5668 Cell: 201.538.7279 Lynn Smothergill Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 90 County Rd. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.568.5668 Cell: 201.741.2692

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Linda Stamker Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 90 County Rd. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.568.5668 Cell: 646.234.9900 Barbara A. Weismann Weichert Realtors 13 W. Railroad Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.569.7888 Cell: 201.741.8490 Fung Nini Yip Wong Friedberg Properties 20 W. Clinton Ave. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.1234 Cell: 408.307.9664 Sung Min Yoo Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.994.9295 Miriam Yu Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.230.2142 Emily Q. Zhu Keller Williams Town Life 25 Washington St. Tenafly, NJ 07670 Office: 201.894.8004 Cell: 201.665.3683 UPPER SADDLE RIVER Susan R. Fain Terrie O’Connor Realtors 366 E. Saddle River Rd. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.327.7100 Cell: 201.788.9562 Marjorie Fiori Terrie O’Connor Realtors 366 E. Saddle River Rd. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.327.7100 Cell: 201.572.8901 Anne M. Marangi Terrie O’Connor Realtors 366 E. Saddle River Rd. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.327.7100 Cell: 201.280.3850

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Maureen Sgambati Terrie O’Connor Realtors 366 E. Saddle River Rd. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.327.7100 Cell: 201.396.3802

Margaret Hanna Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.819.6119

Maryanne Elsaesser Coldwell Banker 360 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.6700 Cell: 551.206.9264

WALLINGTON

Rita Nulman Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.421.8344

Annmarie Garcia RE/MAX Hometowne Realty 372 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8858 Cell: 201.312.5995

Regina M. Sirard Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.220.5620

Marianne S. Infusino RE/MAX Hometowne Realty 372 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8858 Cell: 201.697.5887

Sheri Van Houten Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.707.8361

Theresa (Terry) Meese Terrie O’Connor Realtors 395 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.0100 Cell: 201.819.5763

WYCKOFF

Jeff Vander Molen Terrie O’Connor Realtors 395 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.0100 Cell: 201.290.2103

Janusz Gajda RE/MAX Home Experts 48 Locust Ave. Wallington, NJ 07057 Office: 973.777.4663 Cell: 201.952.2222 TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON Joanna Niewiarowski Better Home Realty 651 Colonial Blvd. Township Of Washington, NJ 07676 Office: 201.781.6577 Cell: 201.560.6615 WESTWOOD Myron Chassen RE/MAX Elite Associates 313 Broadway Westwood, NJ 07675 Office: 201.476.0777 Cell: 201.344.7600 Thomas Mikalouskas RE/MAX Elite Associates 313 Broadway Westwood, NJ 07675 Office: 201.476.0777 Cell: 201.370.6175 Joan M. Sobeck RE/MAX Elite Associates 313 Broadway Westwood, NJ 07675 Office: 201.476.0777 Cell: 201.571.0815 WOOD RIDGE David Ciliento Modern Realty Group 646 Moonachie Ave. Wood Ridge, NJ 07075 Office: 201.933.3366 Cell: 973.332.6578 WOODCLIFF LAKE Dawn L. Buldo Keller Williams Valley Realty 123 Tice Blvd. Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 Office: 201.391.2500 Cell: 201.694.4468

Margaret A. Ajamian Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Abbott Realtors 235 Everett Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.2223 Cell: 201.681.7671 Esther Axelrod Weichert Realtors 391 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.3490 Cell: 201.819.2594 Dorothea A. Bello RE/MAX Hometowne Realty 372 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8858 Cell: 201.410.7511 Carole Lynn Brescia Coldwell Banker 360 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.6700 Cell: 201.738.7315 Michele D. DeStefano Madison Realty 232 Madison Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.803.9627 Cell: 201.803.9627

Barbara L. Rakov Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Abbott Realtors 235 Everett Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.2223 Cell: 201.638.2331 Carla C. Ribeiro Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty 646 Wyckoff Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.812.2191 Cell: 201.390.3980 Nekije Rizvani RE/MAX Hometowne Realty 372 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8858 Cell: 551.206.6698

Sergio N. Sciortino Keller Williams Village Square Realty 385 Clinton Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.2111 Cell: 201.707.2337 Anna C. Smith DeFino Realtors 300 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.2022 Cell: 201.926.8314 Brian L. Springman RE/MAX Hometowne Realty 372 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8858 Cell: 201.328.5993 Juliana R. Sullivan Coldwell Banker 360 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.6700 Cell: 201.916.8595 Christopher Tausch Terrie O’Connor Realtors 395 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.0100 Cell: 201.579.3040 Roseann Thompson Weichert Realtors 391 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.3490 Cell: 201.370.0642 Mary Lynn Umland Coldwell Banker 360 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.6700 Cell: 201.655.5488 Amy Werner Mission Realty Company 637 Wyckoff Ave., Office 1 Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8200 Cell: 201.359.5843

Melissa D. Rubenstein RE/MAX Hometowne Realty 372 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Office: 201.891.8858 Cell: 646.872.5912

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Coldwell Banker Garden State DAVID QUINONES, Broker Of Record, Luxury Division Sales Manager 26-02 Broadway, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Office: 201.791.9000 | Cell: 201.773.9109 GardenStateLuxury.com MAKING THE TRANSITION from Banking to Real Estate was effortless for David Quinones. David began his career as an Originating Mortgage Branch Manager with local banks like PNC Bank, Flagstar Bank and Bank of America, and as a Loan Officer providing financing solutions to VIP bank clients of high net worth. It was there where he networked with talented professional REALTORS® over the years who inspired him to pursue his real estate license. David’s low-key, humble approach has made him an accomplished and trusted real estate advisor whose ultimate objective is seeing others succeed. David’s strength is in bringing value added services to clients looking to buy and sell real estate with a special emphasis on client relations and consulting. “I endeavor to work with sellers by marketing their properties to attain the highest price in the shortest amount of time,” says David. “Using unique strategies to target searches, I help buyers find a home that meets their individual needs at the fairest market price while providing powerful negotiation skills and support

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through closing and beyond.” David is also counted amongst a select list of Certified Global Luxury Agents, representing some of the most significant properties worldwide. David has a long and proud history in Bergen County. With a degree in Business from Bergen Community College in Paramus and raising three children there—one son and two daughters—David cultivates and upholds a great sense of community pride. He started the New Jersey Chapter of Newborns in Need and supports numerous charities including No Kid Hungry, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Wounded Warrior Project. Through these charities, he helps thousands in need, but his proudest moment was witnessing his son graduate with honors from Monmouth University and enter Rutgers School of Law. David is a Director of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® and a member of Young Professional Network and REOMAC. He was a recognized New Jersey REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Platinum Sales Award Winner for 2016 and 2017.

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Keller Williams Town Life STACY ESSER, Realtor & Team Leader, The Stacy Esser Group 25 Washington St., Tenafly, NJ 07670 | 201.894.8004 | Stacyesser.com ALL IT TAKES IS A QUICK CHAT with Stacy Esser and you’re immediately drawn in by her charisma and energy. Her natural leadership has brought together a team of top-notch specialists who will do whatever it takes to build trusted relationships with each other and their clients. A true visionary, Stacy spent 17 years in the fashion industry as the head of sales where she ran teams and managed stores for multi-million dollar companies. It was there where she discovered the true benefits of a unified team approach. The Stacy Esser Group consists of five hand-picked women all sharing the same core values: strong work ethic and a commitment to community involvement. “I empower my team with a “ME to WE” philosophy. It’s the driving force behind our success. We are dedicated to figuring out how we can continually improve to better service our clients,” Stacy explains. While Stacy focuses on listings, her team member, Jamie Corsair, leads the Buyer Specialists in working tirelessly to find the right match between buyers and sellers in order to maximize value in every transaction.

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Coming from a fashion background, Stacy recognizes the power of creative marketing and merchandising every home, prompting her to become a Certified Staging Professional. In 2013, she founded a staging company called Time to Stage, an added benefit to clients seeking assistance in getting their home market-ready. “It’s important to create an emotional connection with a potential buyer,” says Stacy, “It’s not just a house after all, but a place to raise a family and build a future. It’s all a part of our concierge approach and the value we offer.” Because Stacy has a deep passion for building teams, she earned a John C. Maxwell Team certification (one of the world’s top leadership programs) in 2017. The new leadership skills gained with that certification allow her to seek out and nurture incredible talent. Ranking number one in sales volume in Bergen County in 2017 and with business doubling year after year, Stacy’s leadership and team building skills are indelible proof that cohesion leads to success.

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New Jersey Homes And Estates ZVONKO VESKOV, Broker-Owner 27 Outwater Ln., Garfield, NJ 07026 | 973.340.3300 | njyourhome.com ZVONKO VESKOV’S STORY is a true testament to the American dream. Only three years old, Zvonko and his family emigrated from Macedonia to the United States with almost nothing in hand besides a sense of hope and in search of opportunity. A family with a strong conviction that with hard work comes success, Zvonko’s father began a career in building construction; a path that would eventually call to Zvonko. After graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in Marketing from the School of Business, Zvonko accepted a position with a marketing firm, and although he advanced professionally, he knew his passion was in real estate. Zvonko subsequently joined his father’s construction business and in 2002 became a licensed realtor. Three years later to the day, he fulfilled his dream earning a broker’s license and opened the doors of his own company, New Jersey Homes and Estates. “I absolutely love what I do and cherish getting to know each client,”

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says Zvonko. He credits his background in home improvement and building for a big part of his success. “I’m able to educate my clients about a home’s structure and point out when something doesn’t look right.” Raising two boys with his wife, Zlata, also a licensed real estate professional, the Veskov’s are well entrenched in the community. As Vice President of the Boys & Girls Club of Garfield and Past Chairman of Garfield’s Board of Adjustment, Zvonko has his ear to the ground and is knowledgeable about the towns he serves. Through cutting edge marketing strategies and carefully following industry trends, Zvonko and his team of 12 talented agents have demonstrated an understanding and sensitivity to the buying and selling customs of their diverse community. “We are a team of out of the box thinkers,” Zvonko says. “But at the end of the day, it’s about helping families find a place to call home.”

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RE/MAX Real Estate Ltd. JEANA COWIE, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES©, Broker Associate/Realtor© 297 Kinderkamack Rd., Oradell, NJ 07649 Office: 201.599.1100 x348 | Cell: 201.982.2200 | jeanacowie.com PEOPLE STILL REMEMBER JEANA COWIE as the kid who sold her father’s juicy tomatoes on the main road of her house in Paramus. It’s safe to say that’s when Jeana’s thriving career in sales actually began. Today Jeana prides herself on selling over 800 homes, with 300+ alone in Paramus. A life-long Bergen County resident, Jeana has dedicated her profession to helping others find a home in the community that is dear to her heart. Fascinated by real estate, she became licensed at 24, a passion that has taken her to the Top 1% of all RE/MAX NJ realtors. By enhancing her knowledge through elite designations including a Broker’s license, Jeana is a force to be reckoned with in the industry. Understanding how to effectively price a home, her listings receive multiple offers and sell for top dollar. Through Jeana’s astute knowledge and solid reputation, buyers are educated on market values often winning bidding wars.

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Jeana’s guiding principles and ethical values naturally put clients first. When her close friend’s brother was looking for a house to accommodate his son with cerebral palsy, Jeana wrote a personal letter to a seller whose Hillsdale home fit the bill. The heartfelt letter had such appeal, the seller declined bids over asking price and sold the house for $10,000 less to Jeana’s client. “This endeavor proves that going the extra mile is the only way to do business,” says Jeana. On several occasions, Jeana has represented clients up to 10 times, some even becoming personal friends and a true testament to her trust. Jeana further champions the community through charitable giving. Since 2009, she has been involved with the DMCCF, a charity that helps those who are battling cancer. For 10 years, she was a volunteer with the WCA in Waldwick. Jeana is the recipient of the Prestigious RE/MAX “Hall of Fame” & “Lifetime Achievement” Award.” After only one year in the business, she’s been a constant member of the NJ Circle of Excellence.

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Special Properties

Division of Brook Hollow Group Inc Realtors CHRISTINE FROSINI, Broker Associate 158 W. Saddle River Road, Saddle River, NJ  07458 Office: 201.934.8100 | Cell: 201.314.1195 cfrosini@specialproperties.com | specialproperties.com

AGENTS

LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE! Years of living, working & serving my community has awarded me the unique insight of the many attributes Bergen County has to offer. It’s the perfect environment to call a place your own, to put down roots in a beautiful community and to personalize your living space however you like. As a professional Broker Associate of Special Properties, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for Northwest Bergen County, the pride & passion I feel for my community comes through in the level of expertise and personal attention I give to all my clients. It’s not just a slogan “Every Home is Special to Us”, it’s our mission statement, because every home and every client truly are. Add in the success of Special Properties, Christie’s International Real Estate & the exclusive real estate venues that provide a unique network of professionals that serve our clients with relocation needs, you have an unbeatable combination to achieve the results you expect. Salesperson of the Year 2006 & 2007, 2009-2017

Fast Track Real Estate MARIE KAHVAJIAN, Broker-Owner 24 Wyckoff Ave., Waldwick, NJ 07463 | Office: 201.445.2000 | fasttracknj.com FAST TRACK REAL ESTATE’S BROKER-OWNER, Marie Kahvajian, has assembled a team of agents who strive to achieve excellence. Running her company by the Golden Rule, their number one priority is servicing clients with excellence, honesty and integrity. Licensed since 1979, Marie is well adept at her trade. More importantly, she has always served Bergen County and has lived in Upper Saddle River since 1980 with her family and knows this area very well. Marie’s staff and clients also benefit from her training as an enthusiastic and highly motivated sales and life coach. A NLP Trainer (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Marie trains her agents to excel as leaders in today’s competitive market, helping them create and reach sales goals. Her skills also support the buying and selling objectives of clients. “My real estate expertise and my coaching skills really go hand in hand. Inspiring my staff to be the best they can be lends to a feeling of self-fulfillment which in turn translates to top service and happy clients,” says Marie. Fast Track is a family affair with Marie’s daughter and son both involved in the business. Marie also donates time to teaching meditation and well-being classes in the town of Waldwick. Marie would love to hear from agents looking to join a growing and virtuous team.

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Eileen Dilucia, Jimmy Kahvajian, Nicole Kahvajian, Naz Keomurjian and Marie Kahvajian in the center.

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Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialist Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

RE/MAX Properties

RUTH WEITZMAN, Broker Associate 82 East Allendale Rd., Suite 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Cell: 201.314.7042 | Office: 201.825.6600 Ruthweitzman.com EVERYTHING SHE TOUCHES TURNS TO SOLD. Ruth Weitzman has been one of Bergen County’s premier real estate brokers for 40 years. She is truly passionate about real estate and knows that being a Realtor means more than just selling homes: it’s about people, families, hopes and dreams. It’s about relationships built on trust, knowledge and expertise. Your desires, needs and goals are unique and deserve the utmost in attention, advocacy and results, and Ruth would welcome the opportunity to help make your dreams and vision a reality. “Ruth Weitzman is the best Realtor I have ever dealt with. I have never had anyone do as thorough and quality a job as Ruth has done for us.”—Andrew L.

RE/MAX Properties The Somerville Group COLIN SOMERVILLE 82 East Allendale Rd. Suite 4B Saddle River, NJ 07458 Office: 201.825.6600 somervillesells@gmail.com colinsomerville.com

COLIN HAS MAINTAINED a reputation in the industry as a leader in home marketing. His client, Dave Rossi, Says it best: “There is not a single Realtor better than Colin. The man is tireless and passionate about the industry—simply the best Realtor in Bergen County.” His credentials and integrity have earned him a reputation of excellence in real estate service to his clients. In 2007, Leta DeMatteo joined Colin, combining their expertise, and they were recently joined by Florence Montagno. As a team, they continue to show tier attention to detail, the professionalism, creative solutions, superior level of service and dedication.

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CAROLE “LYNN” BRESCIA Broker/Sales Associate 360 Franklin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Direct: 201.848.3202 Cell: 201.738.7315 lynnbrescia.com

A PERENNIAL RECIPIENT of the National Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award, Lynn’s achievements include Platinum Level from 2002-2009, 2011-2017. She has consistently been a top agent in New Jersey and across the country for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage since 1985 and a member of the company’s International President’s Elite, an honor which places her among the Top 1% of the company’s agents worldwide. Lynn is also a Global Luxury specialist, handling Premier luxury properties. Over 1 Billion dollars in career sales!

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PHYLLIS CALIANESE, Realtor Associate 55 Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 201.446.3870 phylliscalianese.com

EVERY HOME HAS a rich history and a celebrated story. Circle of Excellence Gold Level winner, Phyllis Calianese knows that when it comes time to sell your home, it’s more than simply putting out a sign; it’s a collaboration. A partnership with Phyllis and the Sotheby brand provides the expertise needed to showcase the distinct lifestyle and splendor of your treasured work of art. Phyllis’s business savvy working with Fortune 100 companies is the force behind her success in negotiating deals. Selected as a Bergen County Top Agent, for the 6th year in a row, Phyllis has also earned the Five Star Professional recognition, in addition to being named 2017 Prominent Properties Sotheby’s Top Producer.

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GREGORY EARNSHAW, Broker-Sales 834 Franklin Lake Rd. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 Office: 201.891.8900 Cell: 201.788.2208 earnshawrealtor@gmail.com

LOUIS A. TEDESCO, JR., Associate 216 Washington Ave. Little Ferry, NJ 07643 Office: 201.641.8800 | Cell: 201.394.4220 Loutedesco626@aol.com LOU IS A PROVEN PROFESSIONAL with a track record of exceeding his clients’ expectations. His experience in community service as Mayor and Bergen County Freeholder for more than two decades brings an unflagging sense of Ethics, Honesty and Knowledge to each transaction. He always goes above and beyond what is required to get the job done to everyone’s satisfaction. Lou has earned NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award 2015-2017, Re/Max Executive Club, Re/Max 100 Club, ABR and BPOR Designations. Lou would like to thank his clients and is deeply honored to be chosen for this Prestigious Award.

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IN 1995, AFTER GRADUATING from college, Gregory Earnshaw made a commitment to the real estate industry. With license in hand, he joined the McBride Agency recognized as top agent for over 20 years. With an ambition to learn all facets, Gregory earned a broker’s license and became McBride’s Broker-Manager for seven years, but knew his passion was putting together successful deals on behalf of buyers and sellers. Now 23 years later, he has been repeatedly awarded a distinguished producer. In January 2017, McBride merged with Terrie O’Connor where Gregory was the year’s Top Agent. • 2004 NJ Circle of Excellence Gold • 2003/2005 NJ Circle of Excellence Silver • 2001/2002/2006/2010/2011/2014 NJ Circle of Excellence

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Terrie O’connor Realtors

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HOMES OF DISTINCTION $2,399,900 FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ

Franklin Lakes Brick Manor. This 8400 sq. ft. custom

manor home is pure elegance. With soaring 2 story ceilings in the foyer and great room, 10-foot ceilings on the first floor, PLUS 9 feet on the second floor all of the rooms are grand. This beauty features 6 bedrooms and 5.5 baths, 4 car garage PLUS inground pool!

Coldwell Banker | Direct: 201.848.3202 | Cell: 201.738.7315

Carole “Lynn” Brescia, Broker/Sales Associate®, Global Luxury Property Specialist

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Exquisite Custom Colonial Manor Home.

Showcasing more than 4300 sq. ft. of luxury living plus finished lower level on .56 acres of sublime privacy in a premier cul-de-sac location of Woodcliff Lake. This young architectural masterpiece delivered to you with incredible property and privacy, offering the perfect floor plan for grand entertainment & comfortable family living.

Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty Cell: 201.446.3870 | Phyllis Calianese, Realtor Associate

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$935,000 PARAMUS, NJ

Spectacular Colonial! Must see 5 bedroom 3 bath

Colonial. New MEIK w/granite counters formal living room & formal dining room. Family room w/fireplace, 5th bedroom on 1st floor w/full bath. New landscaping, Timbertech deck, bluestone patio & walkways. Quiet street. Low Paramus taxes.

$2,795,000 SADDLE RIVER, NJ

Saddle River.  Prime Resort setting ideal for indoor-outdoor

entertaining and extended living. Two private acres, three floors of quality living, designer finishes, french doors throughout main level open to the expansive stone veranda overlooking the gunite pool, spa, tennis court & magnificent perennial gardens. Country club setting just minutes from NYC!  $4,599,000 FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ

$958,000 PARAMUS, NJ

Wow, What a Home! Newer 5 bedroom 2.5 bath Colonial steps away from Paramus high school. Built in 2007. MEIK w/granite center isle, family room w/fireplace. Luxurious baths. 5th Bedroom/Den on 1st floor. Hardwood floors throughout, including all bedrooms. Paver driveway, patio & much more.

RE/MAX Real Estate Ltd. Office: 201.599.1100 x348 | Cell: 201.982.2200 Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate/Realtor®

Franklin Lakes. Your private Mediterranean-style oasis awaits,

JUST 30 MINUTES FROM NYC. Over 3.5 private acres, this stunning hilltop villa offers expansive living space, year-round fitness with the sensational indoor pool & spa and breathtaking mediterranean-style courtyards and loggias enhance a singular indoor-outdoor living experience. Extraordinary Living!

Special Properties Office: 201.934.8100 | Cell: 201.314.1195 Christine Frosini, Broker Associate/Realtor®

$2,488,000 SADDLE RIVER, NJ

Builder’s Own Dream Home.

Just sold, a spectacular hand crafted custom home. There was no expense spared, every aspect of this four bedroom 3.5 bath home has been renovated. A gourmet kitchen that would please any chef, a mahogany wrap around porch and superb custom baths. Unsurpassed!

RE/MAX Properties Office: 201.825.6600 | Cell: 201.314.7042 Ruth Weitzman, Broker Associate/Realtor®

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Spectacular Designer’s Home. Situated on a 2 acre

knoll on a prime Chestnut Ridge cul-de-sac, this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath manor home offers 6200+ sq. ft. of living space, not including full finished basement. Master suite includes fireplace, his & her walk-in closets, dressing room, custom renovated marble bath featuring steam shower, whirlpool tub, marble top vanities & large sitting room plus more custom closets.

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Office: 201.825.6600 | Colin Somerville, The Somerville Group

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24 LINCOLN ST., DEMAREST, NJ

Demarest’s desirable East Hill. This upgraded remodel boasts +/- 5,600 sq. ft., 4 generous bedrooms and 4.1 baths, including a luxurious, remodeled master bath/walk-in closet combo with spa. It also features a fully upgraded kitchen, fantastic open flow to the family area, 3-car garage, and a fully finished lower level.

$849,000 SADDLE BROOK, NJ

Sophisticated Style Living. Spectacular state of

the art unique styled corner duplex with two separate entrances. This beautiful home offers three-level living, with beautiful hardwood floors, granite and stone counters and tiles throughout both units. Must see to appreciate the attention to detail.

OFFERED AT $829,000 TOTOWA, NJ

128 PINE TERRACE, DEMAREST, NJ

European-Inspired New Construction.

Located in a premier neighborhood of Demarest, this modern classic thoughtfully marries luxury and comfort. The impressive stucco exterior is complemented by +/- 9,200 sq. ft. of custom living space. It is a showcase for families that love to entertain, and boasts home theater, media room, wet bar, wine cellar, outdoor kitchen, and a Gunite saltwater pool with spa.

Keller Williams Town Life Office: 201.894.8004

Stacy Esser, Realtor & Team Leader, The Stacy Esser Group

730 HEMLOCK DR., ORADELL NJ

Coming soon. Beautiful expanded ranch. Great location for

families and commuters. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. 2 car garage. Call for more information.

Fast Track Real Estate Office: 201.445.2000

Marie Kahvajian, Broker-Owner

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Beautifully remodeled Colonial on a quiet cul de sac. Beautiful Colonial located in a picturesque cul de sac on

WHAT A VIEW! From an era of formal and lavish lifestyle,

this spectacular home sits on a hilltop with unobstructed NYC views! The home’s interior features an elegant two-story foyer, with an open floor plan and a private yard that is perfect for entertaining.

New Jersey Homes and Estates Office: 973.340.3300 Zvonko Veskov, Broker

LITTLE FERRY, NJ

Beautiful Updated 2 Family. This large 2 family features

7 bedrooms, 4 full baths, spacious in-law suite and a rental apartment. Call for additional information and price.

RE/MAX Pros Office: 201.641.8800 | Cell: 201.394.4220 Louis A. Tedesco, Jr., Associate

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$2,949,000 52 WEST WILDWOOD RD. SADDLE RIVER, NJ

Traditional English Tudor in Saddle River, Ramapo River Reserve Development. Move

right into this freshly painted Center Hall Colonial in the Ramapo River Reserve Development with over 2800 sq. ft. of living space. Features include gleaming hardwood floors, family room with fireplace open to the spacious kitchen and a finished basement with a full bath. GardenStateLuxury.com

exquisite architectural details and finest designer accents throughout. Entertain indoor or out in this 9000 sq. ft. Manor overlooking spa-like pool.

Terrie O’Connor Realtors 201.237.7100

Wanda Desimone, Sales Associate

$5,390,000 3 ECKERT FARM RD. SADDLE RIVER, NJ

Coming Soon! Call David Quinones today to list your home. For more information please visit, GardenStateLuxury.com

Coldwell Banker Garden State Office: 201.791.9000 | Cell: 201.773.9109 David Quinones, Broker of Record, Sales Manager

Spectacular Gated Mediterranean Villa in Saddle River, very private 2+ acres, state-of-the-art kitchen, elevator, 6 bedrooms, 7.5 baths and your own outdoor resort.

Terrie O’Connor Realtors 201.237.7100

Wanda Desimone, Sales Associate

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FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ

New construction in a great neighborhood! Still time to make selections. Features 2 story entrance foyer, living room, dining room, 2 story great room/fireplace, large kitchen, large 1st floor laundry room, 1st floor master bedroom suite along with a large 2nd floor master bedroom suite/wing, 2nd floor laundry room, all bedrooms with full baths, hardi plank and stone exterior.

Terrie O’Connor Realtors Office: 201.891.8900 | Cell: 201.788.2208

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NOT JUST FOR BREAKFAST ANYMORE Protein-rich eggs are the centerpiece of these delicious dishes, and they’re perfect for any meal.

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SPRING FRIED BARLEY WITH A SESAME SIZZLED EGG Yields: 4 servings

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4 to 5 Tbs. peanut oil 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbs. fresh ginger, minced 3  scallions, thinly sliced 4 cups cooked barley, cooled salt, to taste 2  cups mixed spring vegetables, cooked until firm-tender

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n 4 large eggs n 4 tsp. soy sauce, plus more to taste n 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil n2  tsp. sesame seeds, toasted

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To make the fried barley and vegetables, heat 3 Tbs. of the peanut oil in a large heavy skillet or wok over mediumhigh heat. Add the garlic, ginger and scallions and let them sizzle for 30 seconds. Add the barley, spreading it out and sprinkling it with salt. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes. You’re looking to get a little color underneath, but you should keep a close eye on it to make sure it doesn’t burn. Once it’s a bit brown underneath, stir the mixture around, attempting to give the barley a little more texture. Finally, add the vegetables and stir for 1 minute, just to get them to heat through. Transfer to a serving bowl. Wipe out the skillet and heat over high heat with the remaining oil, creating a good slick. When it’s piping and smoking hot, drop in two eggs (or all four, if they fit) and step back because the oil will splatter. When the eggs are lacy brown underneath, carefully shimmy a thin spatula under each, loosening and flipping the eggs so they can cook on the other side for 20 to 30 seconds. Repeat with the last two eggs if they didn’t fit in the first batch. To finish, place each egg atop a portion of fried barley and drizzle each with 1 tsp. soy sauce and ½ tsp. sesame oil, then sprinkle with ½ tsp. seeds. Break the eggs so that they pour over the barley.

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For recipes that call for eggs which are raw or undercooked when the dish is served, use either shell eggs that have been treated to destroy salmonella by pasteurization or another approved method, or pasteurized egg products.

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Adding just one large egg to any meal provides not only extra flavor but a myriad of health benefits. Eggs contribute to heart health and can reduce the levels of homocysteine (a molecule that is known to directly damage blood vessels). They also contain choline, which helps support brain function, energy levels and metabolism.”

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KALE CAESAR WITH BROKEN EGGS AND CRUSHED CROUTONS Yields: 2 to 4 servings

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n 2 large eggs n 5  oz. kale leaves, sliced into thin ribbons n ¼ cup grated Parmesan

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To prepare the eggs, bring a medium-sized pot of water to a boil. Carefully lower in the eggs and lower heat to a simmer. Cook for 7 minutes, drain and run under cold water.

FOR THE BREADCRUMBS n 1 Tbs. olive oil n 1 small garlic clove, minced n a few gratings of lemon zest n 1 ⁄3 cup panko breadcrumbs

To make the breadcrumbs, warm the olive oil over medium heat in a small skillet. Add the garlic and cook, stirring until barely golden. This should take about 30 seconds. Add the lemon zest and breadcrumbs, and sauté them until golden, which should take 2 to 3 minutes. Set the breadcrumbs aside until needed.

FOR THE DRESSING n 2 Tbs. mayonnaise n 1 small garlic clove, minced n 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce n 1 tsp. smooth Dijon mustard n 1 to 2 Tbs. lemon juice n 1 ⁄3 cup panko breadcrumbs n ¼ cup olive oil n salt and pepper, to taste

To make the dressing, whisk all ingredients together. Next, assemble the salad. Carefully peel the cooked eggs—run them under cold water if it helps—and rinse them of any clinging shells. Toss the kale with half the dressing. Pile a third of the dressed kale in a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with a third of the crumbs and a third of the Parmesan, and then, right over the salad, chop the first egg into rough quarters and scatter a few pieces over it. Repeat twice. Serve with remaining dressing on the side.

Eggs contain all nine essential amino acids, which are the ones we must get from food because our bodies cannot produce them. With 6.3 grams of protein per egg, adding one to your salad at lunch makes you less likely to give in to those 3 p.m. hunger pangs. This can lead to less snacking and even weight loss.”

—Jennifer Katafigiotis, founder of Weight Wellness Center, Lyndhurst

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ARTICHOKE AND PARMESAN GALETTE Yields: 6 to 8 servings

INGREDIENTS

n t wo 14 oz. cans of artichoke hearts, drained well and patted out on towels n 2 large eggs n ¼ cup mayonnaise n ¼ cup sour cream n ½ cup milk n finely grated zest and juice of ½ a lemon n 1 garlic clove, minced n ½ tsp. kosher salt n freshly ground pepper n ½ cup, plus 2 Tbs. of grated Parmesan n 2 Tbs. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley FOR THE CRUST n 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for your work surface n ¼ tsp. fine salt n ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan n ½ cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces n 2 Tbs. sour cream n 2 tsp. lemon juice n ¼ cup very cold water n n onstick cooking spray for coating pan FOR THE GLAZE (OPTIONAL) n 1 large egg yolk n a few drops of water

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To make the crust, stir the flour and salt together in a large bowl. Sprinkle the Parmesan and cubed butter over the top and, using a pastry blender, work it in until the mixture resembles coarse meal. In a small bowl, stir together the sour cream, lemon juice and water, and add this to the butter-flour mixture. Mix in the liquid until large clumps form. Roll into a ball. Wrap with plastic and refrigerate for one hour or up to two days. Heat the oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch cake pan, standard pie dish or pastry ring with nonstick spray and place on baking sheet. Roll out the crust on a floured counter into a roughly 12-inch round. Transfer it to the prepared baking dish and let the extra dough drape over the sides. Drain the artichokes well, pressing out any extra liquid you can before spreading them out on a couple of layers of paper towels. Cut them into thin slices and place them in the bottom of the crust. Whisk together the eggs, mayo, sour cream, milk, lemon zest and juice, garlic, salt, pepper and ½ cup of the grated Parmesan. Stir in the parsley. Pour the custard over the artichokes. Sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan. Gently lift the sides of the dough up over the custard filling and pinch them together. Do this in the air by hovering over the filling and not pressing down on it because it is primarily liquid. Let the creased dough edges gently rest on the tart’s surface. Repeat all around.

Eggs can be used in a variety of ways, any time of the day: with veggies in a frittata, mixed with cooked quinoa and baked in a muffin tin or in a galette as seen here. Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse full of protein and vitamins like B12 that provide energy, help with DNA production and maintain the health of your nerve cells.”

—Robin DeCicco, holistic nutritionist in Ramsey

If desired, brush the glaze over the crust for a deeper color while baking. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes until the eggs are set. Let the galette cool then enjoy.

All recipes and photos reprinted with permission from Smitten Kitchen Everyday by Deb Perelman. © 2017 Knopf BERGENMAG.COM

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Onions Without Tears Any way you slice it, this superfood is a nutritional powerhouse and a big-time health helper. OK, so maybe you’ll dab your eyes a time or two at the cutting board—and postpone that kiss. The many uses and benefits of the unglamorous onion make it all worthwhile. The onion family includes red, yellow and white varieties as well as scallions and shallots. Ancient Egyptians, who were among the first cultivators of this pungent plant (Allium cepa), lauded the onion’s spherical shape and concentric rings for their symbolism of eternal life. Today we praise this sharpflavored vegetable as the savory savior of many a bland dish. It’s a take-charge ingredient (watch that amount!) or a joy by itself when fried, boiled, roasted, sautéed, pickled or raw. And thanks to the organic sulfur compounds they contain, onions are good for you. So what have you got to cry about? Yellow This is America’s most popular onion, accounting for more than 85 percent of domestic onion production. However they’re served, yellow onions offer a huge nutritional boost to any meal. A half a cup of cooked or raw yellow onion contains more than 1 gram of soluble dietary fiber, which helps control cholesterol and lower your risk of colorectal cancer. Yellow onions are rich in minerals and contain 5 percent of the recommended daily intake of manganese, which helps build bones and prevent arthritis.

White White onions boast uber-healthy nutrients such as fiber, sulfur and flavonoids, including quercetin. Flavonoids contain anticoagulant properties that help the heart with blood circulation. And the onions’ sulfur content provides relief for asthma sufferers and staves off the common cold. Red This variety is the onion family’s quercetin champ. Quercetin acts as an anti-inflammatory and eases the swelling and stiffness of arthritis. Canadian research indicates that compounds in red onions can help kill cancer cells. And this food’s antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties combine to help curb the symptoms of viruses and airborne illnesses. When chopped, this onion releases allicin, which has antifungal properties great for reducing dandruff. Red onions are super-rich in chromium, a mineral that helps regulate blood sugar levels in the body. Did You Know? n One serving of onion contains 45

calories. n Scallions, a member of the onion

family, are originally native to China. n A cup of scallions, with nearly 2 grams of protein, has only 32 calories. n The notion that leaving a cutopen onion in the room with you overnight can banish a cold or the flu? A myth, alas. —Parker Stack

FAST FACT In the late 1800s, the area now known as the Celery Farm in Allendale was known to locals as Oniontown. The land earned the name because onions were among the first principal crops grown there. BERGENMAG.COM

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1 ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL The Shannon Rose, with locations in Ramsey and Clifton, donated more than $11,000 to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in support of its mission to fight pediatric diseases. Funds were raised through the pub’s holiday brunch, plus the “Punkin Chunkin” competition, in which patrons were challenged to test their strength by launching pumpkins. 1 Christina Ratcyz, Megan Chester, Dmitri Meleounis, Jaclyn Methuen, Chris McCrohan and Amy Snowden.

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The Shannon Rose (1), Melissa LaRobardier (2), Izzy’s Pizzeria (3–4) The Community Chest (5), New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (6), Stacy Esser (7-9)

The restaurant celebrated National Pizza Day by throwing surprise pizza parties around the county. Ten pies were donated to the Franciscan Community Development Center; a dozen went to the Leonia High School band to thank the group for its performances at City Place. 3 Dmitri Vlahakis and Sister Anna. 4 Izzy’s employees.

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NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF VERISMO OPERA Lucine Amara and the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announced the winners of its 29th annual international vocal competition. Soprano Yulan Piao received first place, with tenors Peter Scott Drackley and Taehwan Ku coming in second and third, respectively. 6 The vocal competition winners and finalists.

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From rock concerts and a trail race to poetry readings and a street fair, there’s something for everyone this month in Bergen County. APRIL 6–21 Take a trip through Broadway history during AND THE WINNER WAS…, a cabaret show comprised of songs from Tony award-winning musicals performed by the Bergen County Players at their Oradell theater location. Tickets: $24. Find specific performance times and ticket information at bcplayers.org.

APRIL 7 Explore the beautiful Lost Brook Preserve and raise money for a good cause during the Tenafly Nature Center’s TRAIL RACE from 9 to 11 a.m. There will be 5- and 10-mile races, and all proceeds support TNC’s mission to protect open space on and off the trails and to provide environmental education programs. Advance registration: $30 (5 mile), $35 (10 mile). Sign up online at tenaflynaturecenter.org. APRIL 7 Try your luck—and help animals in need—at Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge’s CASINO NIGHT at the Brick House in Wyckoff from 7 to 11 p.m. The event will include bottomless hors d’oeuvres, drinks and live music, plus blackjack, roulette, craps tables, various raffles and silent auctions. Tickets: price upon request. Send your questions to Janet Gandolfo at jgandolfo@rbari.org. APRIL 12 Enjoy an acoustic performance by rocker PAT BENATAR and her musician husband NEIL GIRALDO at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood at 8 p.m. Benatar is known for songs like “Love Is A Battlefield,” “All Fired Up” and “We Belong.” Tickets: $49–$192. Buy your tickets online at bergenpac.org.

APRIL 14 & 15 Channel your inner geologist at the GEM, MINERAL & FOSSIL SHOW at Midland Park High School, sponsored by the North Jersey Mineralogical Society. Unique rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones and crystals will be displayed, and jewelry and other crafts will be for sale. All children who attend will receive a free mineral sample! Admission: $5. Find out more at nojms.webs.com.

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APRIL 21 Come explore all things green and sustainable at Northern Valley Demarest High School’s EARTH FAIR from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be Earth Day-themed exhibits,

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{ ON THE TOWN } beekeeping demonstrations, music, food trucks and energy-saving products to enjoy. Admission: FREE. Learn more at nv-earth-fair.org.

APRIL 25 Grab your girls and head to the Wyckoff Family Y’s 23rd annual LADIES’ NIGHT OUT at The Venetian in Garfield at 6:30 p.m. The event will include dinner, dancing and raffle baskets; all proceeds will benefit the Y’s Charitable Fund, Wyckoff Y Cares. Tickets: $65. Send your questions to Nancy Addis at nancya@wyckoffymca.org.

APRIL 28 Is your child an animal lover? Bring him or her to the Bergen County Zoo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m to celebrate WORLD TAPIR DAY. The tapir is a large mammal resembling a pig that is native to South and Central America, and Southeastern Asia. The afternoon celebration will include crafts, animal encounters, a short lecture and exhibit visits. Admission for Bergen residents: $2 (child), $4 (adult).

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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center’s BREAKFAST CLUB LECTURE from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Alpine Country Club in Demarest. Featured speaker Michael Massimino—a former NASA astronaut and the senior advisor for the Intrepid Museum’s space program—will be discussing his experiences. Admission: price upon request. To register, call 201.894.3725.

MAYWOOD SPRING STREET FAIR, held along West Pleasant Avenue. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the street will be turned into a giant block party, with a special kids’ section in the Community Bank parking lot offering pony rides, a petting zoo, sand art and face painting. Adults can peruse vendor tables, grab some lunch and watch various live performances. Admission: FREE. More information can be found at events. funnewjersey.com.

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APRIL 28 Bergen ladies, set aside a few hours of “me time” for a JOURNALING WORKSHOP from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Berkeley College’s Paramus campus. The class uses journaling along with music and lighting to help the busy woman step back and reflect. Tickets: $25. Learn more about the course at ayeshajgallion.com.

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Air Group has been New Jersey’s most trusted name in HVAC for over 50 years. Family owned since 1965, their commitment to service makes Air Group a household name for all heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical services. Air Group services and installs heating & cooing systems, tackles oil to gas conversions and installs whole house standby generators. They are licensed plumbers and electricians. Their service department offers a wide choice of service plans for your heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical and generator systems. Visit Air Group’s website at www.airgroupllc.com or call them today at 1-800-545-1020 to schedule an appointment. 1.800.545.1020 | AIRGROUPLLC.COM

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The Kohler Signature Store by General Plumbing Supply is unlike any other showroom experience combining the strength of two 100+ year old family-owned companies. The store features vignettes, inspiration areas, tile presentation area, and a fully functional display of showers and faucets. The New York Metro area’s first Kohler Signature Store is a onestop shop for a homeowners’ bathroom and kitchen needs from plumbing and tile, to cabinetry and lighting, including design services. 160 ROUTE 17 N., PARAMUS, NJ 07652 201.322.5000 KOHLERSIGNATURESTOREPARAMUS.COM

GREENBAUM INTERIORS

Visit the Showrooms and Workrooms of Greenbaum Interiors. Providing 66 years of fine interiors and home furnishings for the customer who wants uniqueness, beauty and quality. The value of excellence in todays world of sameness…let our talented designers serve you. 584 RT. 17 N., RIDGEWOOD, NJ 07450 ALSO LOCATED IN MORRISTOWN AND PATTERSON, NJ 201.857.3600 | GREENBAUMINTERIORS.COM

HOME

Furniture & accessory showroom including a design workshop located in a 9000+ square foot 150 year old silk dying & embroidery factory building. Spacious showroom with loft ceilings displaying the latest and the best from sources and manufacturers from around the world. It has everything you see in this months popular interior design magazines. Browse on your own, bring your designer, or speak with one of our staff designers. We’ll give you as much help as you need whether your project is big or small. Buy off the floor or special order. Open seven days a week for your convenience. 1083 GOFFLE RD., HAWTHORNE, NJ 07506 973.304.1080 | HOMESTOREHAWTHORNE.COM

MEDITERRANEAN TILE

Mediterranean Tile is a family owned and operated tile and stone emporium that is celebrating its 25th year of delivering extraordinary design. They have specialized in design, sales and exceptional customer service since 1993. They have two beautiful showrooms, located in Fairfield and Bernardsville, NJ that provide the tri-state area with the finest and most exclusive selection of tile and natural stone. Both showrooms feature a wide variety of vignettes that include custom designs and patterns in both wall and floor displays. Each member of Mediterranean Tile’s talented design and sales staff has a background in design, so customers can be confident that whatever project they have in mind, and whatever they need help with, our team will go above and beyond to exceed their expectations.  FAIRFIELD, NJ | 974.808.1267 BERNARDSVILLE, NJ | 908.953.9990 MEDTILE.COM

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HOME & GARDEN SHOWCASE MICHAEL MARIOTTI INTERIOR DESIGN

Based in Haworth, New Jersey and serving the Bergen County and greater New York City area, Michael Mariotti Interior Design is a renowned, high-end interior design firm specializing in full service custom interiors, inspired by you and your stories. With more than 20 years of experience, we’ve been able to curate an extensive library of high quality resources, reliable partners, experienced trade professionals and talented artisans to rely on for all of our projects, from single-room redesigns to large scale renovations and new construction. HAWORTH, NJ 07641 201.384.1294 MICHAELMARIOTTI.COM

MITCHELL GOLD + BOB WILLIAMS

Modern Farmhouse: The intersection of comfortable and chic Introduce a refined take on rustic with settings that feature the sleek elegance of our signature modern style, yet feel perfectly at home with elements of vintage Americana.  It’s all in the mix: our industrial touches and polished metals, coolly juxtaposed with warm wood and textures, soft fabrics and color pops.   www.mgbwhome.com 776 N. ROUTE 17, PARAMUS NJ 07652 201.639.0370 | MGBWHOME.COM

PARTNER ART ADVISORY

Shirley Rollins, founder of Partner Art Advisory, an art advisory business based in Bergen County, NJ serving homeowners, interior designers and businesses across the tri-state area in acquiring fine emerging to midcareer artwork. Whether you are interested in one special piece of art or completing your entire home, Shirley, the “art-matchmaker” identifies the highest quality artwork reflecting your personal style and budget guiding you from initial home consultation to wall installation. RIDGEWOOD, NJ 914.787.0846 SHIRLEY@PARTNERNYC.COM

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RANGECRAFT MANUFACTURING

RangeCraft Range Hoods Made To Order in Copper, Brass, Stainless Steel, Mirror Polished or Decorator Colors. RangeCraft’s Custom Designed Range Hoods are available in over 25 product categories in a variety of shapes and sizes. Decorative bands, rivets, buttons, Swarovski crystals and pot rails can be added to dress up the range hood. We can also create and manufacture a custom range hood to your design ideas! RangeCraft has raised the bar in range hood manufacturing and design. 201.791.0440 | RANGECRAFT.COM

RON NATHAN INTERIOR DESIGN GROUP

Ron Nathan Interior Design Group is recognized as a premier interior design firm located in Wyckoff, New Jersey. The firm is renowned for creating luxurious, custom residential interiors. Since 1974, the firm has been known for their signature look which is refreshing, imaginative, luxurious and comfortable. The design team believes luxury is the details. Careful listening, broad expertise, personalized service and attention to detail are brought to each project, resulting in unique interiors that complement your lifestyle in a timeless and personal way. 392 MAIN ST., WYCKOFF, NJ 07481 201.666.8185 | RNIDG.COM

PETER SALERNO INC.

At Peter Salerno Inc., we bring our love of home and family, mix it with artistry and innovation, and create luxury home environments that suit our clients’ needs. Peter Salerno, CMKBD, was recently named as one of the Top 50 Innovators by Kitchen & Design magazine. With over 35 national and international awards, Peter Salerno Inc is perfect for the discerning client searching for the extraordinary. 511 GOFFLE RD., WYCKOFF, NJ, 07481 201.251.6608 | PETERSALERNOINC.COM

SCENIC LANDSCAPING

Scenic Landscaping is the premiere landscape design-build firm with over 40 years of award winning projects. In collaboration with our sister companies, Tapestry Landscape Architecture and Tranquility Pools, we provide superior craftsmanship and creativity. Our services include everything from intimate gardens, to custom pools, outdoor living spaces, and entire property transformations. We pride ourselves on our ability to exceed all expectations while bringing our clients visions to life. 7 ARGYLE RD., HASKELL NJ 07420 973.616.9600 | SCENICLANDSCAPING.COM

THOMAS FLINT LANDSCAPE DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

Thomas Flint Landscape Design & Development is an awardwinning full service landscape design and construction firm specializing in state-of-theart, custom gunite swimming pools, masonry and complete outdoor living spaces. We are focused on the big picture and how every element and detail fits, flows and works together. Our completed projects represent the essence of our clients characters, style and passions synthesized into a final creation that embodies timeless comfort and style. 34 GROVE ST., MIDLAND PARK, NJ 07432 201.327.5162 | THOMASFLINT.COM

THYME & PLACE DESIGN

Thyme & Place Design led by Sharon L Sherman ASID provides an unmatched level of beauty, detail, and quality in her award winning luxurious kitchens and bathrooms designed for discerning homeowners. Our dedication to professionalism, sensitivity to our clients’ lifestyles and budgets, and an intense appreciation for the environment is deeply imbedded into our company culture. Looking for elegance, ingenious function, and a focus on what you want and need then give us a call. 385 CLINTON AVE., WYCKOFF, NJ 07481 201.847.1400 | THYMEANDPLACEDESIGN.COM

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ULRICH, INC.

Ulrich, Inc. offers comprehensive design/ build services specializing in kitchens, baths and custom home remodeling. With a staff of over 25, our employee-owned company has served homeowners in the Northern New Jersey / New York metro area for over 70 years with an exceptional reputation for our commitment to personalized service, high quality products and fine craftsmanship. Ulrich professionals work with you every step of the way to make your remodeling experience as delightful as the outcome! 100 CHESTNUT ST. RIDGEWOOD, NJ 07450 201.445.1260 ULRICHINC.COM

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With over 33 years of experience, Yorkshire Builders specializes in elegant custom homes, diverse renovations and additions of various size and scope. Whether a whole house renovation or a simple Family Room addition/Kitchen or Bathroom renovation, we are committed to the needs of our clients and the realization of their construction project. Our passion for building, creativity, attention to detail, reliable service and honesty are the hallmarks of our success. We can make your dream into a reality. 725 RIVER RD. EDGEWATER, NJ 07020 201.803.7865 YORKSHIREBUILDERS.COM

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RESTAURANT REVIEW:

Seak

The roster of Bergen County restaurants specializing in Asian fare had long been dominated by Chinese, Japanese and Indian joints. But recently, discerning diners from all corners of the county helped spur the popularity of “other” Asian cuisines. Today, countries like the Philippines, Korea, Thailand and Laos are well represented in Bergen’s dining landscape. In towns like Fort Lee and Edgewater, for example, new Vietnamese restaurants and pho noodle houses are opening faster than we can count. Seak (once known as Phorage on the Hudson) combines the flavors of Vietnam and Thailand, offering traditional and fusion dishes in an elegant setting along the Hudson River. My dining companion and I are of Asian descent, so we’ve had more than our fair share of soups as well as noodle and rice dishes. We were skeptics. Our thinking when we sat at our table: How different could this restaurant be from others we’ve tried? Well, Seak quickly humbled us and our cavalier culinary attitude. The appetizers included beef and chicken satay as well as a variety of Vietnamese spring rolls. But we started with Banh mi frites—a bowl filled with double fried waffle fries topped with the fillings of a traditional Banh mi sandwich (crumbled pork, pickled carrot and daikon, cilantro and sriracha aioli sauce). We were delighted by the sweetened pork and tanginess of the veggies, which complemented the savory fries. I never thought I’d be recommending the “fries” at an Asian restaurant. Our second appetizer, Banh xèo (SAY-oh), hit the mark for presentation but just missed in other areas. The beer-battered crepe was filled with shrimp and lemongrass pork and served with beansprouts, scallions, lettuce and other vegetables. The combo was a flavor explosion, and the accompanying fish sauce gave it a rich sweetness, but the crepe itself was soggy and retained too much oil for our tastes. Before we ordered entrees, our waiter patiently answered our questions and explained the various sauces and spices used in Seak’s dishes. His details almost sold us on every plate: It wasn’t easy passing over the selection of noodle soups, stews

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Where To Eat

Getting three square meals a day has never been easier—Bergen County is home to a selection of restaurants diverse enough to satisfy all of your cravings.

Oceanos Oyster Bar & Sea Grill in Fair Lawn

MASA 81 W. Allendale Ave. 201.934.6616 masasushiandgrill.com MEZZALUNA BISTRO 96 W. Allendale Ave. 201.327.6556 SAVINI 168 W. Crescent Ave. 201.760.3700 savinirestaurant.com

ALPINE KIKU 385-9 Route 9W 201.767.6322

BERGENFIELD BAMBOO GRILL 54 S. Washington Ave. 201.384.5951 bamboo-grill.com CHAPALA GRILL 52 S. Washington Ave. 201.387.2107

WAGON WHEEL 16 S. Front St. 201.384.9464

BOGOTA THE 101 PUB 101 Queen Anne Rd. 201.343.9802 LUKA’S ITALIAN CUISINE 10 River Rd. 201.440.2996 lukasitaliancuisine.com

CARLSTADT

MASSAMAN THAI CUISINE 312 Hackensack St. 201.559.1424 massamanthaicuisine.com

CLIFFSIDE PARK ABSOLUTE THAI HOMEMADE 644 Anderson Ave, 201.941.2290 absolutethaihomemade nj.com

BIGGIE’S 430 Rte. 17 South. 201.933.4000 biggies.com

ROSE’S LEBANESE RESTAURANT 671A Palisade Ave. 201.945.5447 rosesplacenj.com

GIANNA’S 843 Washington Ave. 201.460.7997 giannas.biz

RUDY’S 591 Anderson Ave. 201.943.9252 rudyscliffsidenj.com

IL VILLAGGIO 651 Route 17 North 201.935.7733 ilvillaggio.com

VILLA AMALFI 793 Palisade Ave. 201.886.8626 villaamalfi.com BERGENMAG.COM

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CLOSTER AZÚCAR CUBAN CUISINE 171 Schraalenburgh Rd. 201.660.7977 azucarcubancuisine.com

HANAMI 41 Union Ave. 201.541.7575 hanamirestaurant.com

DEMAREST

LOCALE CAFÉ AND BAR 208 Piermont Rd. 201.750.3233 locale208closter.com

YASOU MYKONOS 134 Hardenburgh Ave. 201.768.8500 yasoumykonos.com

SEAR HOUSE 411 Piermont Rd. 201.292.4612 searhouse.com

FOSCHINI’S 21 E. Madison Ave. 201.387.9998 foschinis.com

CRESSKILL

IL MULINO 132 Veterans Plz. 201.384.7767 ilmulinodumont.com

DELVINA RESTAURANT 172 Piermont Rd. 201.816.0239 delvinarestaurant.com FARMHOUSE CAFÉ & EATERY 15 E. Madison Ave. 201.266.8931 farmhousecafenj.com

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CAFFE CAPRI 119 Park Ave. 201.460.1039 caffecapri restaurant.com

EDGEWATER ARCHETYPUS CAFÉ 266 River Rd. 201.941.0609 archetypus.com HAVEN RIVERFRONT RESTAURANT & BAR 2 Main St. 201.943.1900 havenedgewater.com

EAST RUTHERFORD

IZZY’S PIZZERIA 86 The Promenade City Place 201.795.2600 izzyspizzeria.com

ANNABELLA’S HOUSE OF MOZZARELLA 900 Paterson Plank Rd. 201.804.0303 annabellasmozz.com

JACK’S LOBSTER SHACK 1040 River Rd. 201.224.2808 jackslobstershack.com

Oceanos Oyster Bar & Sea Grill; Finch’s Restaurant

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KINARA 880 River Rd. 201.313.0555 kinararestaurant.com LE JARDIN 1257 River Rd. 201.224.9898 lejardinnj.com MITCHELL’S FISH MARKET 541 River Rd. 201.840.9311 mitchellsfishmarket.com

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AKAI LOUNGE 11 N. Dean St. 201.541.0086 akailounge.com

NOCHES DE COLOMBIA 172 Broad Ave. 201.840.8428 nochesdecolombia.com

GLEN ROCK INN 222 Rock Rd. 201.445.2362 glenrockinn.com

BAUMGART’S CAFÉ 45 E. Palisade Ave. 201.569.6267 baumgartscafe.com

PATSY’S 332 Bergen Blvd. 201.943.0627

NECTAR CAFE 175 Rock Rd. 201.857.0825 nectarcafenj.com

CASSIE’S 18 S. Dean St. 201.541.6760 cassiespizzeria.com

CAFFÉ MILANO 2117 Route 4 East 201.461.0466

ORAMA 595 River Rd. 201.945.2020 orama.com

DARUMA 45 N. Dean St. 201.567.9600 darumaenglewood.com

PIER 115 115 River Rd. 201.313.2155 pier115bar andgrill.com

EMMA 34 E. Palisade Ave. 201.227.6103 emma34.com

REBECCA’S 236 Old River Rd. 201.943.8808 new.rebeccas edgewater.com ROBERTO’S II 936 River Rd. 201.224.2524 robertosii.com THAT FONDUE PLACE 934 River Rd. 201.224.2524 thatfondueplace.com

ELMWOOD PARK ELMWOOD PARK DINER 375 Market St. 201.796.6641 epdiner.com ROYAL WARSAW 871 River Dr. 201.794.9277 royalwarsaw.com

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ENGLEWOOD

MYKONOS TAVERNA 238 Broadway 201.703.9200 tavernamykonos.com TWISTED ELM 435 River Dr. 201.791.3705 twistedelm.com

EMERSON FRANCO’S PIZZA 207 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.265.8111 francospizzanj.com PIMAAN THAI 79 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.967.0440 pimaanthai.com

RED, WHITE & PASTA 21 E. Palisade Ave. 201.731.3223 emma34.com redwhiteandpasta.com

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS CAFÉ ITALIANO 14 Sylvan Ave. 201.461.5041 cafeitaliano.net CLIFFS STEAKHOUSE 18 Sylvan Ave. 201.944.0233 cliffssteakhouse.com GRISSINI 484 Sylvan Ave. 201.568.3535 grissinirestaurant.com

FAIR LAWN DAVIA 6-9 Fair Lawn Ave. 201.797.6767 KIMCHI MAMA 7-09 Fair Lawn Ave. 201.703.2905 MEI SUSHI 14-20 Plaza Rd. 201.398.9882 meisushi.com OCEANOS 2-27 Saddle River Rd. 201.796.0546 oceanosrestaurant.com RIVARA’S BAR & GRILL 6-18 Maple Ave. 201.797.4878 rivaras.com

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CITY PERCH 2023 Hudson St. 201.582.7101 cityperch.com

HACKENSACK CASUAL HABANA CAFÉ 125 Main St. 201.880.9844 casualhabanacafe.com

G.W. GRILL 2139 Hudson Ter. 201.947.2440 gwgrill.com

HOUSTON’S 1 Riverside Sq. 201.488.5667 hillstone.com

IN NAPOLI 116 Main St. 201.947.2500 inapoli.com

MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE One Riverside Square Mall, Ste. 274 201.487.1303 mortons.com/hackensack

PRIME & BEYOND 501 Main St. 201.461.0033 primeandbeyond.com MOOD FOOD 1224 Anderson Ave. 201.313.8278 moodfood.life

FRANKLIN LAKES THE CHEF’S TABLE 754 Franklin Ave. 201.891.6644

BENSI 459 Route 17 South 201.727.9525 bensirestaurants.com IVY INN 268 Terrace Ave. 201.393.7699 ivyinn.com

HAWORTH ALESSANDRO’S 157 Terrace St. 201.385.8544 alessandrosnj.com ANDIAMO 23 Hardenburgh Ave. 201.384.1551 andiamorestaurant.net TERRACE STREET CAFÉ 149 Terrace St. 201.338.4720

HILLSDALE THE CORNERSTONE 84 Broadway 201.666.8688 thecornerstonenj.com

PICCO TAVERN 160 Prospect Ave. 201.880.8750 piccotavern.com

MATSU SUSHI & GRILL 140 Broadway 201.722.9388 matsunj.com

SOLARI’S 61 River St. 201.487.1969 solarisrestaurant.net

SUSHI COCORO 856 Franklin Ave. 201.560.1333 sushicocoro.com

BENDIX DINER Route 17 North & Williams St. 201.288.0143

THE OCEANAIRE 175 Riverside Sq. 201.343.8862 theoceanaire.com

POITIN STILL 774 Main St. 201.487.1515

GOLDEN DYNASTY 825 Franklin Ave. 201.891.6644 goldendynastynj.com

OSSO BUCO 343 Broadway 201.664.1600 ossobucogrill.com

HO-HO-KUS ALBERT’S CAFE AMICI 4 Sycamore Ave. 201.389.6377 albertscafeamici.com ALT EATS CAFÉ 622 N. Maple Ave. 201.444.1300 alteatscafe.com HO-HO-KUS INN & TAVERN 1 E. Franklin Tpk. 201.445.4115 hohokusinn.com ST. EVE’S 611 North Maple Ave. 201.857.4717

LEONIA DANTE’S PLACE 373 Broad Ave. 201.592.9071 dantesplace.com FONTANA DI TREVI 248-252 Fort Lee Rd. 201.242.9040 fontanaditrevi.com MIGA RESTAURANT 344 Broad Ave. 201.592.9071

LITTLE FERRY SEGOVIA STEAKHOUSE & SEAFOOD 217 Main St. 201.814.1100 segovia steakhouse.com

LODI REBAR & KITCHEN 132 Essex St. 201.368.8181 rebarnj.com

STONY HILL INN 231 Polifly Rd. 201.342.4085 stonyhillinn.com

GARFIELD BISTRO 399 399 Midland Ave. 973.928.4488 bistro399.com

WHITE MANNA 358 River St. 201.342.0914

GOODFELLAS 661 Midland Ave. 973.478.2226 goodfellasristorante.com

HARRINGTON PARK DINO’S RESTAURANT 12 Tappan Rd. 201.767.4245 dinoshp.com

LA CAMBUSA 517 River Dr. 973.272.8739 cambusanj.com LA FORTALEZA 361 Midland Ave. 973.928.4470 lafortalezamexrestaurant. com BERGENMAG.COM

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ROCCA 203 Rock Rd. 201.670.4945 roccanj.com

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS

Finch’s Restaurant and Lounge in Rutherford

PRESTO’S 90 Laroche Ave. 201.750.1077

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{ ON THE TOWN } OAK ALE HOUSE 26 W. Pleasant Ave. 201.880.1551 oakalehousenj.com

LYNDHURST

MIDLAND PARK

ANGELO’S 263 Ridge Rd. 201.939.1922

ARTURO’S 41 Central Ave. 201.444.2466 arturos.co

LEE’S HAWAIIAN ISLANDER 768 Stuyvesant Ave. 201.939.3777 MICHAEL’S RIVERSIDE 528 Riverside Ave. 201.939.6333 michaelsriverside.com

MAHWAH MASON JAR 219 Ramapo Valley Rd. 201.529.2302 masonjar.com NAGOYA 1007 MacArthur Blvd. 201.818.9933 nagoyacuisine.com RIVER PALM TERRACE 209 Ramapo Valley Rd. 201.529.1111 emma34.com riverpalm.com/mahwah SANGRIA 1033 MacArthur Blvd. 201.962.3310 sangriamahwah.com STATELINE DINER 375 NJ-17 201.529.3353 statelinediner.com

MAYWOOD ANGELO’S 245 Maywood Ave. 201.845.4278

FIONA’S RISTORANTE 118 Godwin Ave. 210.857.5800 fionasristorante.com

MONTVALE BELLISSIMO 12 S. Kinderkamack Rd. 201.746.6669 bellissimonj.com HEARTH & TAP CO. 125 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.307.6300 hearthandtap.com

MOONACHIE BAZZARELLI 117 Moonachie Rd. 201.641.4010 bazzarellirestaurant.com BISTRO 107 107 Moonachie Rd. 201.440.3339 bistro107nj.com LA HAVANA 59 110 Moonachie Ave. 201.964.9515 lahavana59.com PROVA 94 Moonachie Ave. 201.939.8500 provanow.com SEGOVIA 150 Moonachie Rd. 201.641.4266

NEW MILFORD

OLD TAPPAN

SANZARI’S NEW BRIDGE INN 105 Old New Bridge Rd. 201.692.7700 sanzaris.com

HOSHITORI 216 Old Tappan Rd. 201.666.6544

SECTION 201 704 River Rd. 201.262.5600 section201.com

MADELEINE’S PETIT PARIS 416 Tappan Rd. 201.767.0063 madeleinespetitparis.com

NORWOOD CHOK DEE THAI KITCHEN 561 Livingston St. 201.750.8880 chokdeethaikitchen.com

RED APPLE RESTAURANT 235 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.986.1800 redappleoradell.com OCEAN SUSHI 619 Oradell Ave. 201.986.1113 oceansushioradell.com

PALISADES PARK MESON MADRID 343 Bergen Blvd. 201.947.1038 mesonmadrid.com SO MOON NAN JIP 238 Broad Ave. 201.944.3998

COUSINS PIZZA 450 Livingston St. 201.767.4300 cousinsnorwoodnj.com

TO SOK CHON 138 W. Central Blvd. 201.482.0910

DIMORA 100 Piermont Rd. 201.750.5000 dimoraristorante.com

CHAKRA 144 Route 4 East 201.556.1530 chakrarestaurant.com

RAGAZZI 530 Livingston St. 201.660.7950 ragazzirestaurantlounge. com

KIKU 365 Route 17 South 201.265.7200

OAKLAND CAFÉ L’AMORE 455 Ramapo Valley Rd. 201.337.5558 cafelamore.com PORTOBELLO 175 Ramapo Valley Rd. 201.337.8990 portobellonj.com W’S GRILL 20 Elm St. 201.651.0005

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ESTI’S CAFE 680 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.322.6362 estiscafe.com

THE GREEK VILLAGE 254 Livingston St. 201.750.8570 greekvillagenj.com

WILD WASABI 460 Livingston St. 201.767.1300 gowildwasabi.com

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ORADELL

NORTHVALE

TASTE OF SPAIN 493 Tappan Rd. 201.767.8904 tasteofspain restaurant.com

VICOLO RISTORANTE 216 Old Tappan Rd. 201.497.8777 vicoloristorante.com

PARAMUS

MANTRA 275 Route 4 West 201.342.8868 mantranj.com

PARK RIDGE ESTY STREET 86 Spring Valley Rd. 201.307.1515 estystreet.com GREEK CORNER GRILL 99 Park Ave. 201.476.1400 greekcornergrill.com THE PARK STEAKHOUSE 151 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.930.1300 theparksteakhouse.com

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PEPPERCORNS 176 Colony Ave. 201.391.2818 YUKI HANA 131 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.391.3230

RAMSEY ANTHONY’S COAL FIRED PIZZA 984 NJ-17 201.818.2625 acfp.com

RIDGEWOOD A MANO 24 Franklin Ave. 201.493.2000 amanopizza.com BAMBOO HOUSE 28 S. Broad St. 201.447.3111 BAUMGART’S CAFÉ 158 Franklin Ave. 201.612.5688 baumgartscafe.com

CAFÉ PANACHE 130 E. Main St. 201.934.0030 cafepanachenj.com

CAFÉ 37 37 S. Broad St. 201.857.0437 café-37.com

GAO THAI KITCHEN 63 W. Main St. 201.962.2691 gaothaikitchen.com

FINCA 20 E. Ridgewood Ave. 201.444.1199 fincanj.com

GIOVANNA’S CAFÉ 19 E. Main St. 201.825.5835 giovannascafe.com

FROM SCRATCH 44 E. Ridgewood Ave. 201.857.5188 fromscratch ridgewood.com

THE SHANNON ROSE 1200 NJ-17. 201.962.7602 theshannonrose.com VARKA ESTIATORIO 30 N. Spruce St. 201.995.9333 varkarestaurant.com

RIDGEFIELD CAFÉ TIVOLI 533 Shaler Blvd. 201.941.5561 cafetivoli.com TUTTO A MODO MIO 482 Bergen Blvd. 201.313.9690 tuttoamodomio.com

RIDGEFIELD PARK LUIGI’S RESTAURANT 54 Mt. Vernon St. 201.641.9869 luigisridgefieldpark.com MK VALENCIA 228 Main St. 201.373.0228 mkvalenciarestaurant.com SPARTA TAVERNA 206 Main St. 201.296.0095 THAI PALACE 267 Degraw Ave. 201.441.9119 thaipalaceteaneck.com

KAILASH 22 Oak St. 201.251.9693 kailashindian cuisine.com KUMO 55 Franklin Ave. 201.251.9693 kumo55.com LA LANTERNA CAFÉ & GRILL 29 W. Ridgewood Ave. 201.444.5520 lalanternaof ridgewood.com LE BON CHOIX 11 Godwin Ave. 201.689.0400 lebonchoixcafe.com LISA’S MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE 28 Oak St. 201.251.8686 lisasmediterranean cuisine.net PARK WEST TAVERN 30 Oak St. 201.445.5400 parkwesttavern.com PEARL RESTAURANT 17 S. Broad St. 201.857.5100 pearlridgewood.com RAYMOND’S 101 E. Ridgewood Ave. 201.445.5125

Ragazzi; Mezzaluna Bistro

SERGIO’S MISSIONE 2 Mercer St. 973.778.4545 sergiosmissione.com

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KINARA 10 Jay St. 201.399.7788 kinararestaurant.com PALMER’S CROSSING 145 Dean Dr. 201.567.4800 palmerscrossing restaurant.com SAYOLA RESTAURANT 50 Prospect Ter. 201.871.2182 sayolarestaurant.com

TETERBORO SAL’S GOOD EATS 80 Green St. 201.375.4949 salsgoodeats.com

WALDWICK

Mezzaluna Bistro in Allendale

CRECCO’S CAFÉ 655 Westwood Ave. 201.664.7200 creccoscafe.com

PAISANO’S 132 Park Ave. 201.935.5755 paisanos.com

WILD GINGER 31 Chestnut St. 201.857.3830 wildgingerrw.com

ROCHELLE PARK BUCCO’S 60 Essex St. 201.226.1030 buccosristorante.com

THE VILLAGE GOURMET 73-75 Park Ave. 201.438.9404 villagerestaurantgroup. com

DD THAI CUISINE 184 W. Passaic St. 201.880.8227 ddthaicuisine.com

TRATTORIA GIOTTO 15 Park Ave. 201.528.7142 trattoriagiotto.com

RIVER EDGE A TASTE OF GREECE 935 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.967.0029 atasteofgreecenj.com FUKI 828 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.225.0160 fukisushi4u.com GREEN PAPAYA 110 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.678.1888 greenpapayanj.com ISTANBLUE 645 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.262.4400 istanblueriveredge.net SANDUCCI’S 620 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.599.0600 sanduccis.com Ragazzi; Mezzaluna Bistro

SADDLE RIVER

ROOTS STEAKHOUSE 17 Chestnut St. 201.444.1922 rootsteakhouse.com

RIVER VALE ARMANDO’S TUSCAN GRILL 688 Westwood Ave. 201.722.5820 armandostuscangrill.com

THE DOG AND CASK 55 Route 17 South 201.845.5101 thedogandcask.com NANNI 53 W. Passaic St. 201.843.1250 nanni.com WOODSTONE PIZZA BAR AND GRILL 352 W. Passaic St. 201.845.7600 woodstonepizza barandgrill.com

RUTHERFORD CAFÉ MATISSE 167 Park Ave. 201.935.2995 cafematisse.com FINCH’S RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE 801 Rutherford Ave. 201.231.3141

VOLARE’S 7 Station Square 201.438.9404 volaresrestaurant.com

SADDLE BROOK MATSUYA 490 Market St. 201.843.5811 matsuyasteakhouse.com QUE PASTA 326 Market St. 201.712.1900 qpitalian.com SADDLE BROOK DINER 30 Market St. 201.843.5929 saddlebrookdiner.com THE GOLDEN PUB 335 Market St. 201.843.9210 thegoldenpub.com

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THE SADDLE RIVER INN 2 Barnstable Ct. 201.825.4016 saddleriverinn.com

SOUTH HACKENSACK I GEMELLI RISTORANTE 268 Huyler St. 201.487.4220 igemelliristorante.com

TEANECK AL’S CHARCOAL PIT 540 Cedar Ln. 201.530.7786 AMARONE 63 Cedar Ln. 201.833.1897 amaroneristorante.net ROSE PERSIAN 1150 Teaneck Rd. 201.569.3600 rosepersian restaurant.com

TENAFLY AXIA TAVERNA 18 Piermont Rd. 201.569.5999 axiataverna.com CAFÉ ANGELIQUE 1 Piermont Rd. 201.541.1010 cafeangeliquenyc.com

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BOP N SUSHI 441 Broadway 201.722.8687 bopnsushi.com

WOODCLIFF LAKE BLUE MOON 42 Kinderkamack Rd. 201.782.9500 bluemoonmexican café.com CASA DEL SOLE 115 Broadway 201.391.5671 casadelsole.biz

WOOD-RIDGE JUSTIN’S 269 Hackensack St. 201.933.4276 justinsristoranteii.com

ANDREA’S 20 E. Prospect St. 201.670.0275 andreasrestaurant nj.com

MARTINI GRILL 187 Hackensack St. 201.939.2000 martini–grill.com

CIRCOLO 53 Franklin Tpke. 201.882.1818

3 CHICAS MEXICAN KITCHEN 637 Wyckoff Ave. 201.848.4700 3chicas.com

LIMONCELLO 32 Franklin Tpke. 201.652.5573 limoncellonj.com MOSHI MOSHI 137 Franklin Tpke. 201.444.1130 sushimoshi.com THE VILLAGE GRILLE 71 Crescent Ave. 201.670.8200 villagegrillewaldwick.com

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP BACARI GRILL 800 Ridgewood Rd. 201.358.6330 bacarigrill.com DOG HOUSE SALOON & GRILL 270 Pascack Rd. 201.722.1820 LILI’S BISTRO 251 Pascack Rd. 201.664.5454 lilisbistronj.com PHO MIU 255 Pascack Rd. 201.497.3915

WESTWOOD BACI ITALIAN GRILL 36 Jefferson Ave. 201.722.8687 baciwestwood.com CAFFÉ ANELLO 425 Broadway 201.786.8137 caffeanello.com

WYCKOFF

ALDO’S 640 Wyckoff Ave. 201.891.2618 aldosofwyckoff.com THE BARN 359 Sicomac Ave. 201.848.0108 thebarnoriginal.com THE BRICK HOUSE 179 Godwin Ave. 201.848.1211 thebrickhousewyckoff. com CAFÉ AMICI 315 Franklin Ave. 201.848.0198 cafeamiciwyckoff.com THE PLUM & THE PEAR 393 Franklin Ave. 201.485.8793 theplumandthepear.com SAKURA 371 Franklin Ave. 201.848.6988 sakurawyckoff.com WYCKOFF THAI 314 Franklin Ave. 201.485.8855 wyckoffthai.com

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As an avid nature lover, I got up early one morning and headed to Foschini Park in Hackensack to look for eagles. A few years ago, that would have been crazy, but fortunately, the bald eagle has made a remarkable comeback in our state. Sure enough, after only a few minutes in the bitter cold, this beautiful eagle greeted me with a very close approach. No need to go to Alaska for such an exciting moment!” —Kevin Fischer, Hackensack

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Valley Health System, the healthcare provider you know and

at Mount Sinai, fostering close collaboration between colleagues

trust, is proud to announce the expansion of its partnership

from both organizations.

with the Mount Sinai Health System, the world-renowned New York academic medical center. Our powerful alliance now brings cancer care innovation and access to clinical trials to the communities of northern New Jersey.

Working together, physicians from Valley and Mount Sinai are changing the landscape of cancer care for you and your loved ones.

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