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National Dog Day is this Saturday, August 26th!

photo by William Thomas

August 234,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, National Dog Day is this Saturday, August 26th!On that day we will be celebrating all breeds and honoring all family and working dogs that keep us safe and give us unconditional love!Help us celebrate National Dog Day this Saturday by showing your four-legged friend […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

New Jersey Choral Society White Party

Mon, August 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Stella Artisan Italian, 18 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Cost: 250

Celebrate the last days of summer and support The New Jersey Choral Society at NJCS White Party. Maestro Knapp invites you to enjoy a summer evening at Stella Artisan Italian featuring an inspiring culinary journey by […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

We Live in Fear of the Online Mobs

Internet shaming spreads everywhere and lives forever. We need a way to fight it.
Megan McArdle
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‎August‎ ‎22‎, ‎2017‎ ‎9‎:‎06‎ ‎AM‎ ‎EDT

James Damore, the author of the notorious Google memo, has had his 15 minutes of fame. In six months, few of us will be able to remember his name. But Google will […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

‘The leading edge of a much larger iceberg’: New Jersey high school disbands football team

file photo by Ramon Hache

WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The nationwide forces that are beginning to uproot football have converged at a place called High School North.

Demographic shifts, concussions, single-sport specialization and cost — among the same issues that have caused youth football numbers to plummet around the country in recent years — have led […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Menendez bullish as jury selection begins in federal corruption trial

file photo by Boyd Loving

NEWARK, N.J. – Sen. Bob Menendez said Tuesday that he expects to be exonerated of federal bribery charges, as lawyers began picking the jurors who will decide his fate in a trial set to begin next month.

“Looking forward to picking a good jury,” the New Jersey Democrat told reporters as he […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reader says I am a senior who would love Graydon open anytime in Sept. after Labor Day, but I don’t count

….The problem with weekends after Labor Day is that everyone has pushed past summer and is I to soccer practice and birthday parties and lacrosse and cross country, you name it. Weekends are booked from the moment the school bell rings. Sad, but true……

Glen Rock pool is open after Labor Day on weekends. Correct me […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|7 Comments

Fixing New Jersey’s failing pension system is an economic necessity

Erica JedynakPublished 11:28 a.m. ET Aug. 22, 2017 | Updated 1:54 p.m. ET Aug. 22, 2017

New Jersey’s pension system is failing, and it is going to take a lot of good people down with it.

That sad fact adds a touch of poignancy – along with a dash of frustration – to the latest bad news […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Ridgewood Fire Department addresses cooking grease spill

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving

August 23,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, It what seems to becoming an all too frequent occurrence, Ridgewood Fire Department personnel were again called to address a spill of cooking grease generated from a local restaurant. The latest spill occurred on Tuesday morning, 08/22 in front of 16 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood. […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Long Time Ridgewood Resident Joins Ridgewood Office of Special Properties as a Broker Associate

August 22,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ , Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, has welcomed Cristina (Cristy) Sippel, a Ridgewood resident of more than 30 years, as a Broker Associate at its Ridgewood, NJ office. The addition of Sippel is just part as part of […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Ridgewood Realestate|0 Comments

It’s the taxes, silly: How high taxes in New Jersey hurt the middle-class and small businesses the most

file photo by Boyd Loving

What is the Most Pressing Issue for the Village of Ridgewood

Parking 31.53% 

Unelected Special Interests 6.76% 

Urbanization 10.96% 

Taxes 33.18% 

CBD 2.1% – ( 14 votes )

Development 7.06% 

Cost of Living 8.41% 

August 21, 2017 at 8:01 AM

We still have five months to go in 2017 and New Jersey has already topped several lists this year we […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments