Rebecca K. Abma
Hometown: Midland Park
Birthday: Oct. 14
Bio: Rebecca K. Abma has more than a decade of professional experience writing for local and national publications and websites. She is the former editor of the Shopper News, a North Jersey Media Group weekly newspaper based in Fair Lawn. After spending the past few years in the medical writing field—most recently covering neurology for national trade publication—she is thrilled to be covering local news again.
Raised in Paramus, Rebecca is married to Bill Abma and has a young son, Danny. Her father-in-law, Willy, was born and raised on Abma's Farm, where Bill grew up. The farm is now owned by Bill's Uncle Jim and cousin Jimmy, his wife Pam, and their children. Bill teaches social studies in Ramsey.
In her spare time, Rebecca is a singer and songwriter, who performs in cafés and churches around the region. She plays guitar and sings, and especially loves jamming on "Happy [and You] Know It" for her son.