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BREIBART TEXAS VERIFIES ISIS BORDER THREAT WITH LEAKED DOC

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Increased Interest After O’Keefe Crossed in Bin Laden Mask…BREIBART TEXAS VERIFIES ISIS BORDER THREAT WITH LEAKED DOCby BRANDON DARBY 29 Aug 2014, 12:05 PM PDTLUBBOCK, Texas — Breitbart Texas has exclusively obtained a leaked document warning federal agents about an ISIS-related terrorism threat across the entire US-Mexico border. Though the document focuses on the Texas-Mexico border, Breitbart Texas has confirmed that federal agents across the entire US-Mexico border have received the ISIS terror warning.The document was released by the Texas Department of Public Safety and warned that More >

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Rethinking Japan’s “Lost Decades”

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Rethinking Japan’s “Lost Decades”

Mises Daily: Friday, August 29, 2014 by Peter St. Onge by Peter St. Onge

One of the great economic myths of our time is Japan’s “lost decades.” As Japan doubles-down on inflationary stimulus, it’s worth reviewing the facts.

The truth is that the Japanese and US economies have performed in lock-step since 2000, and their performances have matched each other going as far back as 1980.

Either Japan’s not in crisis, or the US has been in crisis for a good thirty-five years. You can’t have it both ways.

Here’s a chart of per capita real GDP for both Japan and the More >

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R.H.S. Girls Soccer Preview: Ridgewood ready to continue program’s resurgence

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R.H.S. Girls Soccer Preview: Ridgewood ready to continue program’s resurgence

August 29, 2014    Last updated: Friday, August 29, 2014, 12:31 AM By Matthew Birchenough ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR

After pulling off a major turnaround on the soccer field in 2013, the question facing the players on this year’s Ridgewood High School girls team is simple: Where do they go from here?

The Maroons improved from 8-11 in 2012 to 15-5-2 last season, and they also reached the Bergen County tournament semifinals for the first time in 13 years.

However, leading scorer Darby Kiernan and goalkeeper Olivia Shaw More >

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R.H.S. Boys Soccer relying on depth to spur return to prominence

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R.H.S. Boys Soccer relying on depth to spur return to prominence

August 29, 2014    Last updated: Friday, August 29, 2014, 12:31 AM By Matthew Birchenough ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR

With more than a week to go before the first game of the season, it’s already apparent that many changes are going to be evident for the Ridgewood High School boys soccer team. The team hopes an improved record and tournament success are among them.

RHS lost 17 players from last year’s squad to graduation, including captains and leading scorers Nico Symington and Matt Shippee.

In fact, the Maroons return just eight More >

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Paramus police say neighbors helped to shut down a brothel

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Paramus police say neighbors helped to shut down a brothel

August 28, 2014, 9:10 AM    Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:33 PM By MARY DIDUCH and STEFANIE DAZIO Staff Writers The Record

PARAMUS — The cars, driven by men of varying ages and ethnicities, would come mostly in the evening. Some would circle the neighborhood. Others would pull into the wrong driveway as they searched for 12 North Farview Ave.

The behavior was strange enough in this residential neighborhood in the heart of the borough to spur residents to contact police.

That vigilance was credited by police on Thursday More >

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NJ TRANSIT OFFERS ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND

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NJ TRANSIT OFFERS ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND

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NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, August 29, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

On Friday, August 29, extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex and Port Jervis lines starting at approximately 1 p.m.  Extra buses will operate from the Port Authority Bus Terminal on more than a dozen bus routes More >

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Ridgewood High School to hold soccer marathon for charity

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Ridgewood High School to hold soccer marathon for charityAUGUST 29, 2014    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014, 12:31 AMThis Sunday, the Ridgewood High School boys and girls soccer programs will host a “Dawn to Dusk” 12-hour marathon soccer match to benefit two local charities, “Go 4 the Goal” and the Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity, and to help raise money for the RHS soccer programs.This is the first time in many years that the high school teams will be coming together to host an event to help those in need. The event is planned to kickoff at 7 a.m. at the Ridgewood More >

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Young artists go to camp in Ridgewood

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Young artists go to camp in RidgewoodAUGUST 29, 2014    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014, 12:31 AMBY EILEEN LA FORGIASTAFF WRITER“It is exciting to see the progress the young students make within one week at art camp,” said instructor Laura Paray.The oil painting summer session was held at the Ridgewood Art Institute’s East Studio the week of Aug. 18 to 22. This is the third summer that Paray has taught an oil painting summer session at Ridgewood Art Institute. The students paint from still life and from landscapes previously created en plein air.“There is no better way to learn than More >

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Upgrades planned for Ridgewood senior center

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Upgrades planned for Ridgewood senior centerAUGUST 29, 2014    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014, 12:31 AMBY LAURA HERZOGSTAFF WRITERBased on a recent study of other local centers, Ridgewood seniors have found that the Patrick A. Mancuso Senior Center in Village Hall pales in comparison.But Ridgewood’s center will soon be a little comfier, with aims to make it even better in the future.“This should be home away from home,” said Councilwoman Gwenn Hauck, the council’s Community Center liaison.In addition to a new blue-green paint color and artwork soon to grace the walls, there will be More >

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Ridgewood teachers create their classrooms

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Ridgewood teachers create their classroomsAUGUST 28, 2014    LAST UPDATED: THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014, 1:52 PMBY BY JODI WEINBERGERSTAFF WRITER

Crunchy leaves and cooler days, yep, it’s back to school for Ridgewood.

Parents aren’t the only ones prepping their kids for a new year; teachers too spend several days in their classrooms in the weeks leading up to the September start date in an effort to create inviting spaces for learning.

In all of Ridgewood, but especially in the district’s six elementary schools – Hawes, Orchard, Somerville, Ridge, Travell and Willard – teachers spend hours in More >

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Ridgweood school board names new business administrators

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Ridgweood school board names new business administratorsAUGUST 29, 2014    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014, 12:31 AMBY JODI WEINBERGERSTAFF WRITERA former school district employee will return to the Ridgewood Board of Education (BOE) as its business administrator in the coming months.On Aug. 25, the BOE approved the hire of Alfredo Aguilar as the district’s business administrator, with a contract lasting through June 30, 2015. Aguilar will be paid an annual salary of $168,000.Although Aguilar was unanimously approved to hire, he will remain in his current position, as the business More >

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‘Micro site’ antennas proposed to close cellphone coverage gaps in Ridgewood

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‘Micro site’ antennas proposed to close cellphone coverage gaps in RidgewoodAUGUST 28, 2014    LAST UPDATED: THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014, 1:57 PMBY JODI WEINBERGERA radio frequency engineer for Verizon Wireless said a gap in data coverage affects more than 4,000 people in the village.The telecommunications company is asking for a use and height variance from the Zoning Board of Adjustment to build a “micro site” antenna on the top of the steeple at the West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 S. Monroe St., said engineer Glenn Pierson.The antenna, which is not permitted in a residential zone, would More >

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Bergen County sheriff puts use of armored military vehicles on hold

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Bergen County sheriff puts use of armored military vehicles on holdAUGUST 28, 2014, 12:26 PM    LAST UPDATED: THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014, 12:29 PMBY JOHN C. ENSSLINSTAFF WRITERTHE RECORDThe Bergen County sheriff said Thursday he will delay using armored military vehicles until state and federal officials complete their reviews of the program under which police departments across the country acquired the surplus equipment free.But Sheriff Michael Saudino said he still plans to take possession of two mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, known as MRAPs, which he said have saved officers’ More >

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Missing NJ man found dead in Israel forest

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Missing NJ man found dead in Israel forest By David K. Li August 28, 2014 | 11:16am

Israeli police have confirmed that the body found in a Jerusalem forest is that of a missing student from New Jersey.

An Israeli police official has confirmed that the body found in a wooded area in Jerusalem is that of a missing student from New Jersey.

Israeli Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld made the confirmation Thursday, hours after rescue workers found what they believed was Aaron Sofer’s body in a forest park in Jerusalem days after the student went missing, according to CNN.

The cause of death has yet More >

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School Rankings : Daily Beast fails to mention Ridgewood in its top Schools Survey

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School Rankings : Daily Beast fails to mention Ridgewood in its top Schools Survey

The Daily Beast had this one,

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/27/america-s-top-high-schools.15.html not sure how it was done, saw it had Glen Rock and Ramsey in it, but not Ridgewood or Northern Highlands or Ramapo Zillow uses www.greatschools.org which ranks RHS 10 out of 10 …. also very high marks for Northern Highlands 9, Glen Rock 9, and Ramapo More >
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Garber Square construction project

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Garber Square construction projectTRAFFIC ALERT – Garber Square Complete Streets ProjectThe Garber Square paving project resumed Monday, August 25th. The work is taking place 7:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. During construction, vehicles will be able to use alternating lanes (one lane will be closed), supervised by Police Officers. It is recommended that the public use alternate routes during construction to avoid potential traffic congestion. Thank you for your patience.

 

Photos by Boyd Loving

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Study: Kindle readers have lower comprehension levels

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Study: Kindle readers have lower comprehension levelsby Mark Tyson on 20 August 2014, 12:00Tags: Kindle readerStudies into the impact of digitisation on the reading experience have indicated that what is read in e-books is “significantly”less well absorbed than the same information read from a traditional paper book. In the most recent study it  was found that the plot reconstruction ability of an e-book reading subject was most at fault – when the readers were asked to recall story events in the correct order.The Guardian reports that this latest research paper is the result of a More >

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