Ridgewood Knights of Columbus to Host Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance.

Ridgewood Knights of Columbus to Host Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance.

Ridgewood-NJ-March 2, 2015: The Ridgewood Knights of Columbus are once again proud to be sponsoring their annual St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 21st, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Mount Carmel gymnasium at 52 Passaic Street in Ridgewood. The St. Patrick’s celebration this […]

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PSE&G Unveils 5-Year Proposal to Continue to Replace Aging Gas Infrastructure

PSE&G Unveils 5-Year Proposal to Continue to Replace Aging Gas Infrastructure
March 2,2015

$320 million a year program to modernize 800 miles of cast iron and unprotected steel

Low gas supply prices make this the ideal time to upgrade system

(March 2, 2015 – Newark, N.J.) – Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, announced a […]

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New York Sponsor of Port Authority Reform Bill Rejects a New Jersey Compromise

New York Sponsor of Port Authority Reform Bill Rejects a New Jersey Compromise

ALBANY — A legislative sponsor of an effort to overhaul the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said on Monday that a possible compromise bill suggested by a leading New Jersey Republican would not be acceptable in New York, all but […]

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MacArthur calls for FEMA administrator’s resignation

MacArthur calls for FEMA administrator’s resignation

U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-3), the newest member of New Jersey’s congressional delegation, had some harsh words for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and its administrator, W. Craig Fugate, this afternoon.

The Republican wants an “immediate investigation” into the agency over allegations that it knew of fraudulent practices used to deny full insurance […]

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Internet at a Crossroads

Internet at a Crossroads

How Government Surveillance Threatens How We Communicate

by Cynthia M. Wong (@cynthiamw), Senior Researcher, Internet and Human Rights

We have reached an inflection point for the future of the Internet. To preserve the Internet as an open, global platform for rights, development, and commerce, we need principled rules to govern digital surveillance and protect […]

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Obama “Very Interested” In Raising Taxes Through Executive Action

Obama “Very Interested” In Raising Taxes Through Executive Action

Conn Carroll | Mar 02, 2015

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed Monday that President Obama is “very interested” in the idea of raising taxes through unitlateral executive action.

“The president certainly has not indicated any reticence in using his executive authority to try and advance an agenda […]

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Reader says the Sendon Email was interference with the election process and someone tried to sabotage his job and or his candidacy

Reader says the Sendon Email was interference with the election process and someone tried to sabotage his job and or his candidacy

I think if the Mayor had even ONCE voiced any outrage over this, and if he had pushed for an investigation, and pursued follow-up, then we would all feel more trusting of him. Yes, […]

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PARCC: More New Jersey Students Opt Out of Tests

PARCC: More New Jersey Students Opt Out of Tests

As New Jersey schools began administering new online state exams on Monday, a few affluent communities reported large numbers of students opting out.

In Livingston, the suburb where Gov. Chris Christie grew up, school officials said about 1,100 students declined to take the tests, more than a quarter […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|Ridgewood Schools, Standardized Tests|1 Comment

Reader says the Mayor does indeed go out of his way to slant the news.

Reader says the Mayor does indeed go out of his way to slant the news.

Do you all recall when our Mayor squelched a negative letter-to-the-editor that Mrs. Linda MacNamara had sent to the Ridgewood News? In the interest of TRANSPARENCY, she gave a copy to the Council in advance of the publication, even though it […]

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Reader says Common Core :The most important reason appears to be the intimate connection between federal funding to support state staffing positions for education

Reader says  Common Core :The most important reason appears to be the intimate connection between federal funding to support state staffing positions for education

Why are school districts so adamant about subjecting our children to this? The most important reason appears to be the intimate connection between federal funding to support state staffing positions for education. […]

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