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Ridgewood Arts Foundation – Funding for the Arts Honors Event- Tickets on Sale now!!

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Rdigewood NJ, Gather with your fellow arts enthusiasts for the 2019 Ridgewood Arts Foundation Honors! Enjoy an unforgettable afternoon with wine, hors d’oeuvres, and spectacular performances by this year’s honorees: Mack Brandon & The Connection and the Ridgewood Friends of Music.

Tickets are now available on a limited basis for $80 each. This event sells out quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot early. All proceeds assist the Ridgewood Arts Foundation in its mission to provide funding for the many worthy arts organizations in and around our community.

Featuring Performances By:

Friends of Music and Mack Brandon and the Connection

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2019 Honors Event!

Sunday, January 27, 4:00-6

Sun, January 27, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Park West Loft, 30 Oak St. Ridgewood, NJ

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Jj Travel Associates Exciting Business Launch

JJ Travel Associates Business Launch
Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

Join us for a signature JJ Travel cocktail and hors d’ouevres as we celebrate the OFFICIAL launch of JJ Travel Associates.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
7:00PM to 10:00PM
HO-HO-KUS Inn and Tavern
1 East Franklin Turnpike, HoHoKus

Jen and Joel will give one lucky cruiser $500 toward the price of the cruise.

Jennifer Edelson and Joel Wesseldyke

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Araya Rebirth is expanding!!!!

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that I share with you, as we approach our 19th year in business this April, that we are expanding!

Some office space has became available upstairs in the beautiful historic building we are located in and I could not pass up the opportunity to create a space that would be serene, quiet, private and give us chance to expand on our workshop offerings as well as services. I am also happy to share that our Crystal Healer, Corissa, will be utilizing the space as our partner. She will offer services as well as monthly healing circles and have beautiful energized crystals available for purchase. The space offers two additional treatment rooms to our four on the first floor as well as a “whisper room” waiting area.

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New Jersey ranks dead last for business friendliness before we even get to a $15 minimum wage


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Trenton NJ, In an Op-Ed that appeared in ROI-NJ on Friday, NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka called the agreement announced last week by Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leadership to raise the minimum wage to $15 as “far from economically responsible.”
Siekerka first notes the cumulative expenses already absorbed by small businesses in New Jersey – including “costly mandates, expensive compliance regulations, more subsidies for energy delivery and increased taxes as a means to balance the state budget. For this, New Jersey ranks dead last for business friendliness before we even get to a $15 minimum wage.”

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Ridgewood Police ,Fire and EMS Respond to Construction Fall


photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire department, and Ridgewood EMS rushed to aid an injured worker who had fallen two (2) stories inside of a new home being constructed in the 300 block of North Monroe Street, Ridgewood on Monday morning, 01/21. The victim landed in the home’s basement and was removed by a cadre of firefighters via a window well. He was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital accompanied the patient in the ambulance.

As per Village Code 222-1, the use of power tools for commercial purposes is prohibited on holidays, and MLK Day is specified as one of those holidays.

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Bordeaux – Wonderful Value at Every Price Point


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Ridgewood NJ, According Super Cellars, with 2,000 years of wine growing history Bordeaux offers great value today. Bordeaux is one of the largest wine growing regions in the world and that size offers a great diversity of wines.

The Ridgewood blog is a huge fan of moderate priced Bordeaux’s.For years we have purchased them with surprising results . Great for the cold weather or with a most red meat dishes .

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The Roland L. Meyer Orpheus Club Scholarship

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Ridgewood NJ, The Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus is proud to sponsor a $2000.00 scholarship designed to honor and assist a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated extraordinary accomplishment in music and intends to continue musical studies on the collegiate level. Since the program took on its current form in 1993, we have been pleased to recognize students from more than a dozen area schools with grants totaling more than $20,000. These outstanding young musicians have gone on to study at colleges and universities across the country.

The application and instructions are now available.
The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2019

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Tips for writing perfect college essay assignment


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Ridgewood NJ, actually all students struggle with writing essay into the college so then there is a belief that is exactly impossible to write a perfect essay. Important thing you must note about college writing is the different right between high school essay and college level essay exactly. Objective of most high school essays is to report information or to demonstrate the basic understand of the course material. Body should contain three to five paragraphs of the clear written information that explains in accurate details.

Best to complete your assignments is to write well informed and programmed but if you cannot so then you can hire writing at

Summarizing without repeating

It is the way which is a part of the essay and also needs to make sure all the key points of the essay summarized. Not exactly just repeat what the whole body paragraph says but finished exactly. You need to make sure that topic is answered and no knots are left untied. Something optimistic for your learning is starting to complete the essay accurately.

Proofreading of essay

Actually the page long extensions of you constitute the first and then most vivid impression will have a chance to make committees deciding the post secondary fate. Typos and word omissions and clumsy wordings suggest that as student are involved. Into the same way you would be embarrassed to encounter the crush with the own hands. You should also be like embarrassed and take much care and precaution to ensure that college admissions committees.

Always write essay according to plan

Essay are meant to reveal exactly as understanding of the topic so actually not wander right around and write the general statements. Now written works usually and require strictly determined number of words and phrases actually not waste the chance to express in opinion based on high quality writing of your academic writing and studies. You should not start a single activity just without proper planning and training. You must do the brainstorming and think about way to present and knowledge and ideas about given subject.

Writing is the way which could make our mark sheet best and remarkable till the end of examination and so as the proofreading right after have completed a drat that may about getting the best intentions. Another way to get around being too close and to written work absolutely amazing, also offer it the critics that deserves is to have another party that is not so close the material to read it and offer the positive feedback.

Must have reviews of your writing by others

It is the way to get around being too close to written work and then offer it the correction and also deserves is to have best feedback from the people. It is about all comes from somewhere valid and then do bear into the mind that do not have to take every single suggestion someone put forth. You need to remember that it is about making the final decision and totally transformed into the good correction of sentences.

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Ridgewood NJ, The Village’s Parks Department employees are cutting up the trees which they take down into logs, and offering them to Ridgewood residents for free at the Recycling Center.  This saves the Village money, because we don’t have to pay to dispose of the trees which are cut down, and it also provides residents with free firewood for their homes.  You may pick up the logs at the Recycling Center, during their regular business hours.