Cliffside Park (United States)

Type: City
Name: Cliffside Park (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 40.82
Longitude: -73.989998
population: 22,801
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Long, Scary Journey From A 'Terrorist's Son' To A Peace Activist

When Zak Ebrahim was 7 years old, his father El Sayyid Nosair assassinated Meir Kahane, the militant ultra-Orthodox, anti-Arab rabbi who founded the Jewish Defense League. That was in 1990.Then, from prison, Nosair helped plot the 1993 World Trade Center ... [Published NPR - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish Communities Across the U.S. Turn to for News and Connections

- Metropolitan New York City is home to over 80,000 Turkish Americans -- about 20 percent of the 500,000 living in the United States -- many of whom rely on Manhattan-based for reliable news from Turkey and as access to bilingual merchants ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bible signifies a Cresskill family's 200-year-old story

The Bible is full of extraordinary stories.carmine galasso/staff photographer Frances Anderson of Cresskill holds the large Bible given to her great-great-great-grandfather for his exploits in the War of 1812. But the Bible that’s been in the family of ... [Published North - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Cliffside Park High School receives new HealthCorps coordinator

Cliffside Park High School has received a new HealthCorps coordinator who will serve the school community for a two year term.Amanda DiPietro is the newest coordinator of the peer-mentoring program founded by Cliffside Park residents Dr. Mehmet Oz and ... [Published North - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

"From Girl to Leader": A Celebration of Women's Equality Day

Women Unite. (August 13, 2014; Bergen County, New Jersey)--The League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) presents on Tuesday, August 26, marking the 94th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution granting women the right ... [Published Paramus Post - Aug 14 2014]


...— that the vast majority of Muslims in the world are never indoctrinated into this level of extremism," Ebrahim tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "And if someone like me could come out of this ideology that so many people fear — could do it without being radicalized — then what does that say about the vast majority of Muslims in the world who are never exposed to it?"
" has helped us initially reach a market of American Turks that appreciate our authentic healthy, fresh, locally prepared bakery products and definitely contributed to our rapid growth beyond the Turkish community. We consider our consumers to be 'global citizens' and could not have established our footprint in the northeast with the help of" noted Gokhan Cakmak, president of Simit & Smith
"It’s very easy to read," she says. "And it’s just such an honor, when I think of these other people’s fingers who have touched it."
"I am very excited for this opportunity and to get to work with the students of Cliffside Park. I look forward to bringing the HealthCorps message to the students and the community" she said

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The Long, Scary Journey From A 'Terrorist's Son... [Published NPR - Sep 18 2014]
Turkish Communities Across the U.S. Turn to Tur... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
Bible signifies a Cresskill family's 200-year-o... [Published North - Sep 10 2014]
Cliffside Park High School receives new HealthC... [Published North - Aug 28 2014]
"From Girl to Leader": A Celebration of Women's... [Published Paramus Post - Aug 14 2014]
Co-Founder of Immigrant Newspaper Dies [Published PRWeb - Feb 18 2014]
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