Thanksgiving Accident on GSP backs up traffic for Miles

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook
Thanksgiving Accident on GSP backs up traffic for Miles
November 26,2015
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Twp NJ, The driver, and possibly other occupant(s), of a red compact passenger vehicle could not be located following a crash on the Garden State Parkway (GSP) in Washington Township that was reported via a […]

By |November 26th, 2015|Bergen County|0 Comments

Wild Turkeys in New Jersey

November 26,2015
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Division’s Turkey Restoration Project represents one of the greatest wildlife management success stories in the history of the state. By the mid-1800s, turkeys had disappeared in New Jersey due to habitat changes and killing for food. Division biologists, in cooperation with the NJ Chapter of the […]

By |November 26th, 2015|Bergen County|2 Comments

The Real Story of Thanksgiving

The Great Thanksgiving Hoax
By Richard J. Maybury

Each year at this time school children all over America are taught the official Thanksgiving story, and newspapers, radio, TV, and magazines devote vast amounts of time and space to it. It is all very colorful and fascinating.

It is also very deceiving. This official story is nothing like what […]

By |November 26th, 2015|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

PJ Blogger and the staff of the Ridgewood blog Wish You a Very Happy ,Healthy and Safe Thanksgiving

By |November 26th, 2015|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Turkey Trot Thanksgiving day run Postponed till Sunday

Race Postponed until Sunday:
Ridgewood NJ Unfortunately, we will have to change tomorrow’s race to an organized 4 mile group run, and move the actual competitive event to Sunday.
We were informed just today that the Ridgewood Police Department are unable to staff this event. Obviously, this information came at the last minute, and is far beyond […]

By |November 26th, 2015|village of ridgewood|20 Comments

State Troopers Deliver Rush Hour Baby on Turnpike

“…I love being a trooper..Helping people. It’s what this is all abou ” -Trooper I Robert Ravotto


November 25,2015

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Newark, N.J., Catching speeders is one of the things troopers do on the Turnpike. Trooper Robert Ravotto, Detective I Jason Kazan, Trooper II Robert Ciecwisz, and Detective Robert Kilmurray caught a different kind of […]

By |November 25th, 2015|commuters|0 Comments

An idea who time has come : After Yale, Mizzou, raise the voting age — to 25

Glenn Harlan Reynolds10:18 a.m. EST November 16, 2015

How can students too spoiled to tolerate debate weigh opposing political arguments? They can’t.

In 1971, the United States ratified the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. In retrospect, that may have been a mistake.

The idea, in those Vietnam War years, was that 18-year-olds, being old enough to […]

By |November 25th, 2015|2016|0 Comments

New Jersey’s High Taxes and Anti Business climate have curtailed philanthropic giving

nj senate president steven sweeney

Americans for Prosperity: Benevolence, The Latest Victim of NJ’s High Taxes

New Jersey Ranks 46th in the Nation for Charitable Giving

Ridgewood NJ,  New Jersey’s confiscatory tax climate is responsible for the highest property taxes and worst business climate in the country, but it is also having another deleterious effect. Today, New Jersey […]

By |November 25th, 2015|Trenton|1 Comment

Thanksgiving Eve South Maple Collision in Ridgewood

courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page
November 25,2015

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A Honda Civic and a Toyota Corolla collided at the intersection of South Maple Avenue and Dayton Street in Ridgewood on Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1 PM. Ridgewood PD, EMS and FD units responded to the collision.
Both drivers refused medical aid, but […]

By |November 25th, 2015|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Is O’Toole selling Out?

Sweeney, O’Toole Discuss Bipartisanship in Newark

It seems that South Jersey-based Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) is continuing his charm offensive in the northern part of the state as he continues to angle for a likely 2017 gubernatorial run. Today, Sweeney joined Republican Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-40) for an event at Newark’s North Ward Center to […]

By |November 25th, 2015|Trenton|3 Comments