BERGEN magazine - April 2020 April 1, 2020 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Keep It HealthyHad enough hearty pastas and multi-topping pizzas? Try this easy tofu recipe to give your quarantine menu a tasty and healthful boost. Pregnant in QuarantineWhat’s it like to be expecting during COVID-19? One local maternity photographer captured the experience to a T. Shopping Gone CurbsideJust like many restaurants, these local stores are offering curbside pickup during the pandemic so you can stock up on essentials without leaving your car. Making Music in CrisisThis Navy officer from Bergen County is keeping American patriotism alive during COVID by playing (and streaming) her beautiful music. Q&A With...A YouTube EducatorThis math and science teacher at Lyndhurst public schools knows kids are watching YouTube anyway—so why not use it as a tool for online learning? A Festive Furry Friend It’s Still Safe to Donate BloodWith blood drives postponed, centers are taking appointments for regular donors and recovered COVID-19 patients. Start an Easy Veggie GardenGo from green gardener to seasoned pro by summer with these expert tips. Oakland OasisAn active family of five now has everything they need for outdoor fun— right in their own backyard. Q&A with...B.C.'s Head of the ClassFor many schools, the transition to online learning amid the pandemic has been a difficult one. But Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell has been embracing technology in the classroom for years. Books to Keep You BusyHere’s what the BERGEN editors are reading now that we’re cooped up at home indefinitely. A Friendly Reminder Take Your Family on a Virtual Field TripWe may be stuck inside for the foreseeable future, but it’s easy to supplement your kids’ Zoom classes thanks to these virtual tours they wouldn’t learn in “regular” school. COVID-19 Serum Donation: You Can Help Save LivesIf you’ve recovered from COVID-19, you may be able to save the lives of other COVID-19 patients right here in northern New Jersey, thanks to COVID-19 serum donation. Support Our Local Restaurants!Updated List: The following restaurants in Bergen County are open for business and providing delivery services. Podcastin’ ProfWhile teachers and school faculty are adjusting to WFH life, Paramus librarian Emily Skrezec has taken to the airwaves to connect with her students. SuperNurse! Helping Our Hometown HeroesThese 8 local restaurants not only remain open amid COVID-19, but they’re making lemonade out of lemons by delivering or offering free food to healthcare workers around the county. Prep Your Pantry Staples Like A ProSkip the crowded grocery store and whip up these yummy dishes using the ingredients you’re already stocked up on! Help Needed to Combat COVID-19 at The Valley HospitalWith the COVID-19 crisis intensifying in our region, The Valley Hospital needs your help. Learn how you can help us as we continue to support our community. Community Volunteers Donate Meals to Challenged Mental Health ResidentsDring this Covid-19 pandemic it is a natural fear that there won’t be enough food to eat when visting one’s refrigerator or looking to buy supplies in the local food store.