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Ridgewood planner proposes zoning, density changes to master plan amendment

APRIL 27, 2015    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015, 9:24 AM
BY MARK KRULISH
STAFF WRITER |
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

Proposed changes to the master plan amendment were presented to the Planning Board by Village Planner Blais Brancheau in an attempt to address some concerns discussed by board members at a previous meeting.

Ridgewood Planner Blais Brancheau discusses proposed […]

By |April 28th, 2015|Urbanization|0 Comments

Can gay marriage and religious freedom co-exist?

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Kevin Boyd, Rare Contributor

Posted on April 27, 2015 12:46 pm

On Friday, an administrative law judge in Oregon recommended a $135,000 fine for the bakery company Sweet Cakes by Melissa.

The owners, Aaron and Melissa Klein, refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. They are Christians who do not believe in […]

By |April 28th, 2015|freedom of religion|0 Comments

The Climate-Change Religion

Earth Day provided a fresh opening for Obama to raise alarms about global warming based on beliefs, not science.

By
LAMAR SMITH
April 23, 2015 7:35 p.m. ET

‘Today, our planet faces new challenges, but none pose a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” President Obamawrote in his proclamation for Earth Day on Wednesday. “As a Nation, […]

By |April 28th, 2015|Climate Change|0 Comments

Voters Want Aggressive Government Reform, Not Tinkering Around the Edges

Voters Want Aggressive Government Reform, Not Tinkering Around the Edges

By Charles S. Clark
April 24, 2015

Eroding confidence in government has shrunk the ranks of reinventing government “tinkerers,” providing an opening for a more-aggressive reform platform for the 2016 election, says a new polling analysis released Friday in a Brookings Institution paper.

Government reform themes likely to emerge […]

By |April 27th, 2015|2016|2 Comments

Bob Menendez battles on, smacks Obama foreign policy at Armenian genocide commemoration

HACKENSACK – Braced against the federal corruption charges filed against him, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) stood up to a bracing breeze at the Bergen County commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide and criticized President Barack Obama’s handling of the issue. (Bonamo/PolitickerNJ)

Beleaguered Menendez battles on, smacks Obama foreign policy at Armenian genocide […]

By |April 27th, 2015|foreign policy|0 Comments

Cruz warns of ‘liberal fascism’ targeting Christians

April 25, 2015, 11:18 pm
By Mark Hensch

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Saturday said Democrats had gone to extremes in their persecution of Christians.

“Today’s Democratic Party has decided there is no room for Christians in today’s Democratic Party,” he said at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition summit in Waukee, Iowa.

“There is a liberal fascism that […]

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Russian Hackers Read Obama’s Unclassified Emails, Officials Say

Russian Hackers Read Obama’s Unclassified Emails, Officials Say

By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and DAVID E. SANGERAPRIL 25, 2015

WASHINGTON — Some of President Obama’s email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, according […]

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Schools play major role – good and bad – in life of kids with anxiety

APRIL 26, 2015    LAST UPDATED: SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2015, 5:07 PM
BY KARA YORIO
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

A kindergartner is grabbed by the arm and dragged into the classroom she is afraid to enter.

A middle-schooler has an anxiety attack in gym class, and the teacher stands there looking at his watch, timing the student’s struggle while […]

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As home construction recovers, town houses pop up

APRIL 26, 2015    LAST UPDATED: SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2015, 4:24

BY KATHLEEN LYNN
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

In Montvale, land is being cleared for a new town house development near the New York State line. In Wood-Ridge, new town houses are rising on an old industrial site. And 150 new town houses are under construction in Allendale.

As […]

By |April 27th, 2015|Urbanization|1 Comment

Rutgers graduate killed in Mount Everest avalanche after Nepal earthquake

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By Ashley Peskoe | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
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on April 26, 2015 at 5:27 PM, updated April 26, 2015 at 8:36 PM

A Rutgers graduate from Edison who was working as a doctor with a team of climbers on Mount Everest was killed Saturday in an […]

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