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Cranford Astronomer Shares Tips for Viewing Solar Eclipse


July 23, 2017 at 8:59 PM

CRANFORD, NJ –  On August 21, a solar eclipse is predicted to cross the country from Oregon to South Carolina, and be partly visible throughout the country. John Sichel, corresponding secretary of Amateur Astronomers Incorporated, shares how Cranford residents can enjoy the action.

AAI is one of the largest […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Ridgewood Residents Raise Concerns Over Shabby Condition of Wild Duck Pond

July 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Saddle River County Park is a 577-acre linear park that meanders with the Saddle River and its tributary brooks. It consists of five park areas that are linked by a multi-use path, including circular paths around some ponds.

Multi-use pathway/Bicycle-Pedestrian Path: This bike and pedestrian path travels […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Bergen County|10 Comments

2017-2018 Meeting Schedule of the Ridgewood Planning Board



Village Hall Court Room
131 North Maple Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

July 18, 2016 Reorganization & Village Hall Court Room 7:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting
August 1, 2017 Regular Meeting Village Hall Court Room 7:30 p.m.
August 15, 2017 Regular Meeting Village Hall Court Room […]

By |July 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader says New Water Company Manager has no Experience with Water Companies

file photo by Boyd Loving

People what is going on, this new manager may be great where he came from. But all the respect like the other post said, what experienced does he have in the water department. If not this is getting very very dirty, why don’t you hire someone from a water company. How […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|10 Comments

Christie Signs Bill Requiring NJ Schools to Allow Transgender Kids to Use the bathroom they “gender identity” with

July 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Transgender students at New Jersey’s public schools were given new layers of protection under a bill that Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Friday.

The legislation know as (S3067/A4652), takes effect immediately and requires the state education commissioner to draft specific guidelines to help schools like Ridgewood address […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

Flash Flood Watch Till 11am in Ridgewood

file photo by Boyd Loving

Flood Watch
National Weather Service New York NY
353 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

…Flash flooding possible this morning…


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York,
including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey,
Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Lead in Water Detected in 47 Bergen school districts including Ridgewood

July 24,2017

the staff of the Rmidgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Lead has been detected in more than half of the water fountains and sinks in 47 school districts in Bergen County, including Ridgewood according to a new report by Environment New Jersey an environmental advocacy group.

In April the Ridgewood blog reported on the test results in the […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|4 Comments

Senator Bob Gordon (D-38) Out of Touch on Transit Issues

July 24,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, amazingly with what seems like a daily occurrence of commuter disasters Democrat Senator Bob Gordon shockingly declares NJ Transit ‘working pretty well’ ?

Senator Bob Gordon (D-38) is running for reelection this year is also serving as chairman of the N.J. Senate committee responsible for overseeing public transportation […]

By |July 24th, 2017|commuters|4 Comments

Ridgewood Player Joins Bergen Golf heavyweights for New Jersey Golf Junior Championship

July 23,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, while Paramus’s Jimmy Criscione leads the North Jersey contingent into the 96th New Jersey Junior Championship.

Davis Weil  of Ridgewood who as a junior, led Ridgewood to its first trip to the state Group 4 final in several years joins the list of Bergen County golf heavyweights.

Monday will […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Ridgewood Sports|0 Comments

Reader says there has been a strategic move by the DNC in the last 10-20 years to build an election-winning bloc of various special interest groups

It’s clear that there has been a strategic move by the DNC in the last 10-20 years or so to build an election-winning bloc of various special interest groups. There’s the traditional blue collar workers, public employees, aging hippies, minorities, LGBT, millennials, and just about every other kind of person who feels bullied, disenfranchised, weird, […]

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