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This Week in Local Voices: Hyperlocal Highlights and More

Patch bloggers focused on hyperlocal news and more this week.

Welcome to this week's round up of Local Voices on Patch, your hyperlocal hub for all things in your community. This week, many of our bloggers honed in our hyperlocal mission, using their blog to focus on community issues and events. Here's a look from around the region:

Fort Lee blogger David Sarnoff continued his Meet Your Neighbor series with a profile on Police Officer Tom Keelan.

Fair Lawn Borough Historian Jane Lyle Diepeveen explains how Fair Lawn got its name.

Hasbrouck Heights blogger Justin Watrel spotlights The Religious Shoppe, a 50-plus year old establishment in town.  

In New Milford, blogger Michelle shines a spotlight on the United Water property that is slated to be developed by Hekemian Realty. 

The Mahwah Schools Foundation used their blog to drum up registration for their golf classic. 

Ridgewood blogger Tips from Town promoted the upcoming Spring House Tours and Decorator Showcase.  

In Wayne, Ruby Stanfield, the Communicator spread the word about an upcoming 5K Run for the Special Olympics

Wyckoff's Christian Health Care Center used its blog to publicly acknowledge a donation of books

In less-than-hyperlocal (but still great) posts this week: 

Everyone's favorite Blue Collar Foodie pays homage to the hotdog and the many great places in the area that specialize in them. 

Dietitian Karen Diaz discusses the importance of the family meal and how to implement it. 

Mahwah blogger Hank explains why he feeds his dog raw food

Fort Lee Blogger Arya Jenkins, a member of the Occupy Bergen County movement, talks about the need for pedestrian safety in her post this week, Occupy Traffic

Lots of new bloggers to welcome this week: 

Author John Thompson discusses Medidation, Debbie Mazzie of North Jersey Foodies shares local finds, college student Christian Becker writes movie reviews, and Borst Landscape and Design talks about spring plants. 

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