>Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan Vetoes NBCUA for Forcing County Taxpayers to Pay Twice

>Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan Vetoes NBCUA for Forcing County Taxpayers to Pay Twicethe staff of the ridgewood blogMarch 29,2012(RIDGEWOOD-NJ ) Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan is announcing a veto of the minutes of the Board of the Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority (NBCUA). During an emergency meeting on March 28, the NBCUA […]

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>Dr. Fishbein: Please Vote on April 17

>Dr. Fishbein: Please Vote on April 17Friday, March 30, 2012By DANIEL FISHBEINCOLUMNISTOne of my primary responsibilities as superintendent of the Ridgewood Public Schools is to prepare a district budget that is approved by the Board of Education, then presented to the public, each year.To meet the high standards of both these entities, much number crunching […]

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>Rachel Dratch @ Bookends Monday, April 2nd

>Rachel Dratch  ,Monday, April 2nd @ 7:00pmSNL Alum best know as Debbie Downer, Rachel Dratch, will sign ther new book: Girl Walks into a BarBooks available March 29th.Appearing authors will only autograph books purchased at Bookends and must have valid Bookends Receipt.Availability & pricing for all autographed books subject to change.Bookends cannot guarantee that the […]

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>Budget review: School aid, pricey consultants are scrutinized

>Budget review: School aid, pricey consultants are scrutinizedThe Christie administration’s education budget was first up for the Democrat-controlled legislature’s review yesterday, facing a barrage of questions from the fairness of its funding for local schools to the high-priced consultants hired inside the state department itself.The target of the mostly polite questioning was acting education commissioner […]

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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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>Science, Art and Nature Recreation Programs for April School Break

>Science, Art and Nature Recreation Programs for April School BreakDuring the school recess in April, Ridgewood Recreation will offer the following programs for students:SCIENCE ROCKS! ART CAMP WITH ABRAKADOODLE – Grades K-3, Monday and Tuesday, April 9 and 10, 9 a.m. to 12 noon each day, at The Stable, 259 N. Maple Avenue, $100 (includes […]

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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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