Mahwah mayor, top cop accused of plot to discredit a rival

Mahwah’s mayor and police chief were behind a plot to discredit a public works official and political rival, pressing false allegations that he viewed pornography on a township computer that ultimately led to his death, a lawsuit alleges. Peter J. Sampson, The Record Read more

By |May 27th, 2016|Bergen County|3 Comments

Justice Department investigating Toms River’s zoning laws

file photo by Boyd Loving

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Toms River’s zoning laws affecting religious land uses, including the Board of Adjustment’s requirement that a rabbi obtain a use variance to continue operating his Church Road home as a house of worship. Jean Mikle, Asbury Park Press Read more

By |May 27th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Mount Laurel is to Housing What Romneycare was to Healthcare

May 26,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, More or less all lawyers in New Jersey who are both intelligent and honest will freely admit that, even though the New Jersey Supreme Court has boldly declared and decreed that our state constitution mandates the ready availability of so-called “affordable housing”, the actual text of that […]

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Ridgewood Memorial Day

file photo by Boyd Loving

May 26,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The two major events on Memorial day in the Village of Ridgewood are the Fred D’Elia Ridgewood Run at Veteran’s Memorial Field, Monday at 8 a.m. and the American Legion Post 53 will host a service at Memorial Park Monday at 11 a.m. in […]

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Shakespearean tragedy in Ridgewood

May 26,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The CRR vs. PB and Valley complaint reads like a Shakespearean tragedy (or comedy), brought about by Valley’s scorched earth tactics and Gail Price’s hubris.  How so?

First, during those “Whispering Woods” hearings, Valley attack dog/super lawyer Jon Drill sends an oh-so polished legal brief to the Board […]

By |May 27th, 2016|village of ridgewood|18 Comments

Tree Limb blocks West Glen Intersection in Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

May 26,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Personnel from the Village of Ridgewood’s Parks Department Shade Tree Division work to remove a large limb that fell at 7:00 AM on Thursday, 05/26 and blocked the intersection of West End Avenue and Grandview Circle. A RIdgewood PD patrol officer […]

By |May 27th, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Airport screening made 70,000 miss American Airlines flights this year

Airport screening delays have caused more than 70,000 American Airlines (AAL.O) customers and 40,000 checked bags to miss their flights this year, an executive for the airline told a U.S. congressional subcommittee on Thursday.

A shortage of staff and a surge in air travelers have created a nightmare scenario for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), […]

By |May 27th, 2016|commuters|1 Comment

Rep. Garrett Moves to Stop NJ Taxpayers from Funding Out of State Research Grants

Reps. Garrett (NJ) and Foster (IL) Offer Amendment to Relieve “Payer States” like New Jersey

May 26, 2016
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Ridgewood NJ,  Reps. Scott Garrett (NJ-05) and Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced an amendment to H.R. 5055, the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, that would stop “payer states” like Illinois and New Jersey from giving […]

By |May 27th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Low Water Pressure? You May Need Water Main Line Repair in NJ

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Does your home have unusually low water pressure, affecting more than one room? If you’ve ruled out a faulty water pressure reducing valve or faulty indoor plumbing pipes as the cause of the problem, it’s possible that you […]

By |May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Study on Fats That Doesn’t Fit the Story Line

Aaron E. Carroll


There was a lot of news this week about a study, published in the medical journal BMJ, that looked at how diet affects heart health. The results were unexpected because they challenged the conventional thinking on saturated fats.

And the data were very old, from the late 1960s […]

By |May 26th, 2016|Health and wellness|0 Comments