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Give Chances Donates 600 boxes of hand sanitizers to Leonia Schools and Fire Department

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Leonia NJ, Give Chance recently received 600 boxes (86,400 pcs) of hand sanitizer from Prizma Jewelry (CEO: Kim Joon-woo) and J World Sports, Inc (CEO: Kim Hee-dong) on May 25th. Prizma Jewelry is a costume jewelry manufacturer and importer for contemporary fashion accessories based in New York City. Their mission is to serve as an inspiration, to be a positive and honest entity, and to always give more than they receive. Founded in 1983, J World Sports, Inc. is a manufacturer of backpack brands such as J World New York, Twise, and Tanka. The company focuses on serving others by enriching people’s lives and raising happiness indexes with their products and services.

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Field Station: Dinosaurs signs five-year lease at Overpeck Park in Leonia

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Leonia NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Commissioners made some new friends  on Friday May 14th ,joining Guy Gsell, executive producer of Field Station: Dinosaurs to celebrate National Dinosaur Day and sign a five-year lease at Overpeck Park in Leonia.

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Leonia High School Physical Education and Health Teacher Arrested for Sexual Relationship with a Student

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Leonia NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of SAMANTHA KRAKOWER (DOB: 04/21/1997; single; teacher) of 246 East Central Boulevard, Palisades Park, New Jersey on charges of Sexual Assault, Criminal Sexual Contact and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, and the Leonia Police Department under the direction of Chief Scott Tamagny.

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YWCA Bergen County Summer Camp Registration Going on Now

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Ridgewood NJ, YWCA Bergen County summer camps are accepting registrations for campers ages 5 through 14 on a week-to-week basis. Weekly sessions run from June 27 through August 26 at fun YW day camps: Camp Orinda in Dumont, NJ; Camp Ma-Kee-Ya in Darlington County Park in Mahwah, NJ and Camp Soquili at the Bergen Equestrian Center in Leonia, NJ. Pre and post-camp care is offered and CIT programs for boys and girls ages 13 to 16 are available in select locations. Summer job opportunities are available for Lifeguards age 15 years and older and Camp Counselors age 18 years and older.
YWCA Camps Orinda and Ma-Kee-Ya offer American Red Cross Swim lessons, sports, arts and crafts, nature, and more, as well as special events such as the Camp Carnival, Talent Show, and Camp Olympics. Specialty programs include TGA Premier Junior Golf and Tennis.
YWCA Camp Soquili at the Bergen Equestrian Center combines professionally trained staff, experienced horses and a convenient location to create a unique summer experience. Campers will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of riding while developing their riding skills, learning horse health and care and spending time with friends.
Interested families can visit www.ywcabergencounty.org/programs/camps/equestrian-camp/or contact Mary Agnello at 201-444-5600, ext. 352. YWCA Bergen County is a proud partner of the National Inclusion Project.