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  • Fort Lee
    serves Fort Lee, Leonia & Palisades Park
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    serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack
  • Englewood
    serves Alpine, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs & Tenafly

Rebecca Abma

Assistant Managing Editor

Rebecca Abma, Daily Voice’s assistant managing editor, has worked in community news in Northern NJ for more than 20 years and has written for local, regional and national magazines, newspapers and websites.

The Paramus native comes to the Daily Voice with a rich background in the workings of community government, education and lifestyles in Bergen and Passaic counties. She is the founder of hyperlocal news sites Midland Park Press and Northwest Bergen Press.

Abma joined the Daily Voice in August 2015 to launch the North Jersey sites. 

Rebecca Abma's Contributions

  1. Happy Birthday To Rutherford's Vin Mazzaro

    Happy Birthday To Rutherford's Vin Mazzaro

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Happy Birthday to Rutherford’s Vincent Michael "Vin" Mazzaro!Mazzaro, a professional baseball pitcher who was raised in Rutherford, turns 30 on Tuesday. Born Sept. 27, 1986, Mazzaro began playing baseball for Rutherford High School, where he led the team to two straight state championships. He made his Major League debut in 2009 with the Oakland Athletics, ...

  2. Happy Birthday To Lodi's Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein

    Happy Birthday To Lodi's Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein

    LODI, N.J. — Happy birthday to Lodi native son and Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein!Born Paul Doyle Caiafa on Sept. 15, 1964, Doyle attended Lodi public schools in the class of 1982. He got his start as a roadie for the Misfits before joining older brother Jerry Only on stage with the legendary Gothic punk band in 1980, when he was 16. The 6-foot-3 metal guitarist, who ...

  3. Prayer Vigil For Slain Bergen County Mom Planned For Sunday

    Prayer Vigil For Slain Bergen County Mom Planned For Sunday

    MIDLAND PARK, N.J. — Local houses of worship are holding an ecumenical community-wide service to pray for the family and friends of a Midland Park mother who was slain on Thursday -- and for the emergency service members who responded to the call. Suzanne Bardzell, 48, was stabbed to death by an ex-boyfriend in her car in the driveway of her Godwin Avenue home, authorities said. ...

  4. Midland Park Council Rehires Officer After DWI ATV Accident

    Midland Park Council Rehires Officer After DWI ATV Accident

    MIDLAND PARK, N.J. — The Midland Park Mayor and Council voted Thursday to reinstate an officer who was terminated following an ATV accident while under the influence, northjersey.com reports. Rehired Officer Joseph Gaeta will earn $119,166 a year (the top tier of the salary guide), with full pension benefits, according to the report. Hired in 2006, Gaeta was seriously injured in an ...

  5. Closter Celebrates Harvest At Annual Mac Bain Farm Festival

    Closter Celebrates Harvest At Annual Mac Bain Farm Festival

    CLOSTER, N.J. — Closter’s Mac Bain Farm is hosting its 8th Annual Harvest Festival Saturday. Visit the 5.5-acre borough farm for an afternoon of marshmallow roasts, cider, pumpkin picking and painting, storytelling and music.The farm, a Green Acres property maintained by John Mac Caffrey, previously was owned by prize-winning-dog breeder Ken Mac Bain. Today, it primarily is an ...

  6. Cops Trade Handcuffs For Aprons At Clifton Red Robin Fundraiser

    Cops Trade Handcuffs For Aprons At Clifton Red Robin Fundraiser

    CLIFTON, N.J. — Local law enforcement officers will serve burgers for a good cause on Saturday, Oct. 24. Red Robin’s 10th annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser benefits the Special Olympics of New Jersey. Officers will trade handcuffs and badges for burgers and apron at the event, which is being held at 10 restaurants across the state. The all-day event starts at 11 a.m. through 8 p.m. at the ...

  7. Englewood Cliffs Schools Interviewing For Vacant Superintendent Slot

    Englewood Cliffs Schools Interviewing For Vacant Superintendent Slot

    ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — With Englewood Cliffs School Superintendent Robert Kravitz no longer in the district as of Oct. 23, the Board of Education is working with the state School Boards Association to find his replacement, northjersey.com reports. Under the statewide salary cap, the district’s position pays up to $134,000 a year, roughly $40,000 less than larger districts, making it a ...

  8. Mahwah Council Changes Course On Proposed Pipeline Ban

    Mahwah Council Changes Course On Proposed Pipeline Ban

    MAHWAH, N.J. — Upon legal advice, the Mahwah Township Council tabled a proposed ordinance banning pipelines not regulated by the state public utilities board, northjersey.com reports.Officials said they decided against the proposal because it wouldn’t override anything and could potentially cause legal problems down the line, according to the report. The ordinance was aimed at ...

  9. Maywood Improves Muni Communication With New Website

    Maywood Improves Muni Communication With New Website

    MAYWOOD, N.J. — The Borough of Maywood launched a new website this week, helping to improve communication with residents. The new site, maywoodnj.com, includes the latest news and updates, a community calendar, and links to video archives of municipal meetings. CLICK HERE to check it out. 

  10. Park Ridge's Suzzy Roche Returns To Acoustic Cafe Oct. 24

    Park Ridge's Suzzy Roche Returns To Acoustic Cafe Oct. 24

    PARK RIDGE, N.J. — The Acoustic Cafe presents a special benefit concert for Stigma Free Park Ridge on Saturday, Oct. 24 featuring Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche, with special guest RocheandFather, David Roche & his daughter Oona. Suzzy Roche is a founding member of acclaimed singing group The Roches, originally from Park Ridge. In addition to recording numerous albums with ...

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