8 of 11 Remaining Obamacare Co-ops on Verge of Collapse

Posted by Tony Smith on Friday, February 26th, 2016, 4:00 PM

Of the 11 remaining health insurance co-ops created under Obamacare, eight of them could collapse in less than a year. Moreover, the 11 remaining are less than half of the original twenty-three that were established in 2012 to compete with for-profit, private insurance companies. This […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Obamacare|3 Comments

Retail collapse: The 23 biggest chains closing stores this year

Updated March 25, 2017
Posted March 25, 2017

The start of 2017 has been merciless when it comes to retail store closings. This year, analysts say online shopping has continued to take its toll on even the most popular brands.

Is your favorite retailer closing shop?

Check out our list of the biggest chains closings stores this year.
JC Penny
Radio […]

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March 25, 2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is operating on a regular weekend schedule for today, Saturday March 25, following the Amtrak train derailment which caused service disruptions and train cancellations.

Northeast Corridor trains that operate between Rahway and Penn Station New York (trains in the 7600-series) are cancelled on Saturday, March […]

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Ridgewood Art Institute Sponsors Show


March 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Become a Sponsor and Take Home a Beautiful Original Framed Painting. Every Sponsor goes home with a painting.
Reception: Sunday, April 9th, 2017 2-4pm
Exhibition Dates: Friday, April 7th- Friday, May 5th, 2017
Gala Drawing: Friday, May 5th, 2017 8pm

The Ridgewood Art Institute
12 East Glen Avenue, Ridgewood NJ 07450

Ridgewood NJ, The […]

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The Tobacco Shop Of Ridgewood Mourns the Loss of Cigar Aficionado and Musician Avo Uvezian

March 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, “We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Avo Uvezian. The cigar industry has lost a legend. We were privileged to have known him and to have spent time with him. RIP our friend Avo, you will be missed.”

Avo Uvezian was born on Mach 22, […]

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Ridgewood Parking :The fact is everyone is going to have to give something

March 25,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, During Wednesday evening’s Village Council Work Session, Village Engineer Christopher Rutishauser was asked to ascertain the feasibility of adding approximately 40 additional parking spaces at the Ridgewood train station.  Mayor Susan Knudsen suggested that additional parking spaces might be added by removing the large, grass & tree […]

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5 things about cyberbullying laws in N.J. that might surprise you

Editors Note : the cry of “cyberbullying ” can not be used to suppress speech you disagree with . In fact according to the very definition ,claiming cyberbulling  with the intent to stifle speech on a forum could infact  be considered “cyberbullying”.

By Justin Zaremba | NJ Advance Media for
on January 08, 2017 at 8:00 AM, […]

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Medevac helicopter Transports Patient From Valley Hospital in Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

March 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police , Fire Department, and Emergency Services personnel responded to a medevac helicopter landing at Vets Field, 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, on Friday evening, 03/24. An outbound patient from The Valley Hospital was transported by the chopper to an undisclosed […]

By |March 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Ridgewood and Glen Rock Make America’s 100 Richest Places list

file photo by ArtChick
March 25,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood bog

Ridgewood NJ, in a Bloomberg report on America’s 100 Richest Places ,cities and towns with ties to Wall Street and the Silicon Valley, and a smattering of communities in between, boasted the highest U.S. household incomes in 2015, according to a Bloomberg analysis of census data. […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi NJ Supreme Court is forcing our communities to build up to ONE MILLION new units of unneeded housing

March 25,2017
Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi

Under recent affordable housing rulings by the NJ Supreme Court, our communities are being forced to permit construction of up to ONE MILLION new units of unneeded housing in order to satisfy a fictitious population increase of 30 percent in the next 9 years. Today’s Bergen Record reports that NOBODY COMES HERE. […]

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