Throughout 2013, Patch has covered police, fire, school, local business, government, election, and community news. Our picks for the top 10 “feel good” stories of the year span nearly every news category.
There were many to choose from, but below are stories about things that happened in Mahwah during 2013 that we hope brought smiles to readers’ faces.
Ava Rasmussen and her mom published a book of poems they wrote to help the 7-year-old feel better during treatment. Now they say they hope the book can do the same for other kids.
Donna Ciongoli says she was at Wawayanda Beach with family members when she saw a 'completely blue' little boy being taken from the water.
Mahwah resident Mike Drozd, who died in a 2008 car crash, will be honored on The Sharing Network's Rose Parade float on New Year's Day.
Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel, the founder and Executive Director of MEVO, attended the 2013 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Ceremony to receive the recognition.
A local researcher says he's found proof that Joyce Kilmer's poem 'Trees' was written in the township.
Deanna Altomara said she first got the idea for her book, 'Ageless,' in the fifth grade.
Ceremony presented 'Open Your Heart' awards that students hope will inspire members of the community to be nicer to one another.
See a photo gallery from Mahwah's 2013 Veterans Day ceremony.
Company 3 comes together in support of Ambulance volunteer Jodie Meyer.
Sammy, Roxy, Bella, and Molly are all popular choices, but they didn't clinch the #1 spot. Also, check to see some of the most unique names given to Mahwah pups.