Bergen County Becomes the first County in the State of New Jersey to adopt a $15 minimum wage

November 24,2017
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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco , “This afternoon I was joined by my colleagues on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with representatives from USUW 755, USUW 655, and the Executive Director of New Jersey Working Families Analilia Mejia, to announce and sign Executive Order […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Ridgewood’s Downtown For The Holidays & Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

Downtown For The Holidays & Tree Lighting Celebration

Fri, December 01, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: E. Ridgewood Ave and Memorial Park, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Ridgewood NJ, You do not have to go to NYC to see the lighting of a beautiful tall Christmas tree…

right here in Ridgewood, we celebrate the starting of all the Holidays with the […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

2017 Ridgewood Taekwondo Athletes Garden State Championships

November 22,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Twenty Three Ridgewood Taekwondo athletes faced a major challenge at the Garden State Championships, which drew over 300 competitors from the tri-state area on November 5.  The results were stellar: 30 Gold, 11 Silver, and 5 Bronze.

Taekwondo All In, an instructional school for the Korean martial art, […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader calls Ridgewood High School “Toxic”

I am really really concerned about all of the things I hear happen at the high school . It seems that the BOE is only involved or concerned about situations that fall under the state mandate of HIB. If an incident doesn’t fall unde the guidelines of HIB then nothing is done . I want […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|7 Comments

Aronsohn and Simincini Make the Murphy Transition team

November 22,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, both former Mayor Paul Aronsohn and Ron Simincini were selected for the Murphy transition team.
Aronsohn in Human and Children Services and Simincini in Housing .
Well Ridgewood you now know what you voted for . Murphy has made it abundantly clear that he intends to raise your taxes […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Trenton|5 Comments

Reader asks When are we going to start holding parents accountable for their kids

A very good point was made by Fishbein, he and his administration are responsible for monitoring a powerful device that is put in the students hands (smartphone) by the parents. When are we going to start holding parents accountable for their kids and what they do? Also, I have heard so many complaints of the […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Near Fatal Accident in Ridgewood Sends Driver to Valley Hospital

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

November 22,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The adult male driver of a Jeep Cherokee involved in a two (2) vehicle, head on crash in front of 424 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood on Tuesday evening, 11/21, was in full cardiac arrest when patrol officers arrived at the crash scene. […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Reader calls Fair Share Housing a bully

Fair Share Housing will bully their way as they know nobody will bother to fight them. It takes balls to stand up and this VC and the village in general is full of lightweights who are more concerned with leaf collection than the long term livability in this place. I would rather see us risk […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Introducing the Village of Ridgewood’s 2017 Christmas Tree

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

November 22,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Several uniformed and plainclothes members of Ridgewood PD escorted a freshly cut Evergreen tree from a home on Grove Street, Ridgewood to the municipality’s Central Business District where it was lifted into place by a crane and will be decorated to serve as […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Former Police Officer Who Stole $105,000 from PBA Will Not See Jail Time

November 21,2017
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TRENTON NJ, Attorney Christopher S. Porrino announced that a retired police officer who formerly served as president and state delegate of New Jersey Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) Local 59 in Cape May was sentenced today for embezzling large sums from the union over a period of five years. The […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Trenton|9 Comments