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>Up-front costs causing towns to hit brakes on consolidation

>Up-front costs causing towns to hit brakes on consolidationA lack of third-party consultants and a scarcity of state funding could put the brakes on municipal consolidation efforts, a panel of experts from the Princetons, Merchantville and Cherry Hill said today at an event sponsored by Courage to Connect New Jersey, a nonprofit that educates residents […]

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>War of words over Rutgers-Rowan plan gets ugly

>War of words over Rutgers-Rowan plan gets uglyThe proposed takeover of Rutgers’ Camden campus by Rowan University has sparked off something of a Civil War in New Jersey — and kicked off the 2014 campaign for one of the state’s seats in the U.S. Senate.In response to a request by U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), […]

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>Port Authority to cut bonuses

>Port Authority to cut bonusesThe Port Authority of New York and New Jersey plans to eliminate millions of dollars’ worth of bonuses and other benefits for its nonunion employees, a gesture of reform at an agency under pressure from two politically ambitious governors to rein in spending.The move is expected to save $41 million over […]

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>School trustees in Ridgewood urge support for spending plan

>School trustees in Ridgewood urge support for spending planTHURSDAY MARCH 29, 2012, 3:40 PMBY DARIUS AMOSSTAFF WRITERTHE RIDGEWOOD NEWSThough the school district has entered “uncharted waters” with respect to teachers’ contracts, Board of Education (BOE) trustees on Monday urged voters to approve the 2012-13 budget. Described by supporters as “responsible” and “prudent,” the $90.6 million […]

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>Potential changes to Ridgewood’s Graydon Pool schedule are criticized

>Potential changes to Ridgewood’s Graydon Pool schedule are criticizedTHURSDAY MARCH 29, 2012, 4:52 PMBY JOSEPH CRAMERSTAFF WRITERTHE RIDGEWOOD NEWSThe Graydon Pool schedule for the 2012 season shows reduced hours in the early part of the summer and has drawn some criticism from residents, but Village Council members say the discussion is far from over.Earlier this […]

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>Many of the upper jobs at Village Hall pay significant more here than other nearby comparable towns

>Photo by Boyd LovingMany of the upper jobs at Village Hall pay significant more here than other nearby comparable townsPolice are a union contract and cannot currently be renegotiated I’m pretty sure.They do make more here though than say in HHK- officers over there that we know have told me so.But many of the upper […]

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>Mayor Killion proclaim April 4th Arthur Murray Day in Ridgewood NJ!

>Mayor Killion proclaim April 4th Arthur Murray Day in Ridgewood NJ!Wed, April 04, 2012Time: 1:00 PM – 10:00 PMArthur Murray Dance Studio, 257 E. Ridgewood Ave. (entrance on Maple Ave.)Mayor Killion has proclaimed April 4th Arthur Murray Day in Ridgewood NJ in honor of Arthur Murray Franchised Dance Studios 100 Year Anniversary!Arthur Murray Dance Studio is […]

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>ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IS APRIL 17

>ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IS APRIL 17Following a Public Hearing on the 2012-2013 school budget on Monday, March 26, the Ridgewood Board of Education approved the 2012-2013 budget, which will now be presented to voters on Tuesday, April 17.On Tuesday, April 3, the Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Daniel Fishbein will make a final public […]

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>Grading teachers: More schools invited to join evaluation pilot

>Grading teachers: More schools invited to join evaluation pilotAs the Christie administration expands and extends its pilot program for developing a statewide teacher evaluation system, it is also fine-tuning requirements for districts and adding some flexibility on how teachers are graded.The state Department of Education yesterday put out its requests for proposals to join the […]

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>Scott Garrett Discusses Threats to American Capital Markets in Speech to U.S. Chamber of Commerce

>Scott Garrett Discusses Threats to American Capital Markets in Speech to U.S. Chamber of CommerceMar 28, 2012WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, today delivered a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce titled “Restoring American Competitiveness.”  In his speech, Garrett highlighted the […]

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