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Will Donald Trump be the Gateway to that crucial rail project for New Jersey? | Mulshine

By  Paul Mulshine | The Star Ledger

on December 08, 2016 at 6:28 AM, updated December 08, 2016 at 6:29 AM

You don’t need Wikipedia to tell you that New Jersey is the most densely populated state. Just go for a drive.

That brings up a question that hung over a joint legislative committee hearing on transportation Tuesday:

What […]

By |December 9th, 2016|commuters|0 Comments

NJ Politics Digest: Bus Terminal Battles Demonstrates Political Dysfunction at PA

By Steve Cronin • 12/07/16 9:05pm

It’s Thursday, and the political battle over building a new Port Authority Bus Terminal is calling harsh public scrutiny over the dysfunctional operations of the scandal-plagued bi-state agency.
The harsh spotlight is also continuing to shine on Gov. Chris Christie’s tenure in New Jersey, with Vanity Fair now weighing in on […]

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Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board ends run on the bank, stops $154M in withdrawals

FILED UNDER DALLAS CITY HALL

The Dallas Police and Fire Pension System’s Board of Trustees suspended lump-sum withdrawals from the pension fund Thursday, staving off a possible restraining order and stopping $154 million in withdrawal requests.

The system was set to pay out the weekly requests Friday. Pension officials said allowing the withdrawals would leave them without […]

By |December 9th, 2016|Pension Crisis|0 Comments

The Hoboken Man, Hoboken’s #1 barbershop opened its second location in Ridgewood

December 9,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, The Hoboken Man, Hoboken’s #1 barbershop opened its second location in Ridgewood, NJ on December 2 in coordination with Ridgewood’s ”Downtown for the Holiday’s Tree Lighting Ceremony.” The Ridgewood Man mirrors the services and ambiance of its predecessor and aims to give its clients a classic barbershop […]

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump Nominates Andy Puzder as Secretary of the Department of Labor

December 9, 2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ,  President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, as Secretary of the Department of Labor.“Andy Puzder has created and boosted the careers of thousands of Americans, and his extensive record fighting for workers makes him the ideal candidate […]

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Fresh Cut Christmas Trees at Wards Farm in Ridgewood

December 9,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, They’re here!!!! Please come for a visit to pick out your beautiful freshly cut Christmas tree. Our stock is vast and we anticipate a great season.

Ward’s Farm is a seasonal Farm offering a wonderful array of freshly cut Christmas trees which include Douglas, Nobel, Grand and Fraser […]

By |December 9th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader says The Pomander situation reminds us that All Streets Are Equal but Some Streets Are More Equal Than Others

The Pomander situation reminds us that All Streets Are Equal but Some Streets Are More Equal Than Others. The Pomander no parking came about based on the CSAC (which did not see the need for no parking) but residents of the street wanted no parking and the previous council made it so without any study. […]

By |December 9th, 2016|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Reader says Yes, a sad day that another Elks lodge is gone but even sadder that this one could have been rescued

Truly sad. This Lodge while once in not the best of shape was making improvements by leaps and bounds. A new group of dedicated and excited officers took charge and were taking a no prisoners approach in their efforts to get the Lodge back on track. They had won awards for membership gains (I believe […]

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Time to Rid the Village of Ridgewood of the Bogus Financial Advisory Committee

December 9,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday night’s Council meeting Mayor Knudsen suggested that the missions and bylaws of boards and committees need to be reviewed.  Some have cumbersome bylaws some have none, while others overstep beyond the original intent.  Some, most notably the Financial Advisory Committee, border on performing management functions.

While […]

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