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Suburb where heroin death rate soared now leads battle against epidemic

By Matt Gray | For NJ.com
on April 27, 2017 at 7:41 AM, updated April 27, 2017 at 5:26 PM

MONROE TWP. — Amanda Potopchuk’s face may look familiar.

She’s someone’s daughter. Someone’s aunt. Someone’s girlfriend. Someone’s friend.

And she’s a recovering heroin addict.

The Williamstown resident, now 29, has been sober for nine years after battling an addiction that […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Urbanization|0 Comments

CIA used Cats as Spies

PURR-FECT SPIES

CIA ‘implanted microphones into CATS’ in a bizarre attempt to spy on Russia

Spooks were praised for their ‘pioneering work’ creating robo-cats in declassified docs

By Neal Baker
28th April 2017, 3:05 am

CIA spooks tried to spy on Soviet Russia using CATS implanted with microphones under their skin.

Declassified docs show how spy chiefs praised “pioneering” scientists for […]

By |April 28th, 2017|National Security|0 Comments

NJT Holds Public Hearings on Bergen Light Rail

Northern Branch expansion will bring light rail into Bergen County

April 24, 2017

the Staff of the Ridgewood blog

ENGLEWOOD, NJ — NJ TRANSIT today continued to advance the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail system into Bergen County by holding two public hearings as part of the environmental review process.

The hearings, held at the Englewood Crowne Plaza, […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Cultural Care Au Pair Names Jeneca Parker of Midland Park as Local Childcare Consultant

Local Resident to Serve as a Resource for Parents Seeking Alternative Childcare Options

April 28,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ,  Responding to the increasing demand for quality live-in childcare, Cultural Care Au Pair has recently added Jeneca Parker to its growing number of  local resources for the Bergen County area. As a Cultural Care […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

N.J. may become last state with ban on sales of homemade baked goods

By Spencer Kent | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on April 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM, updated April 27, 2017 at 11:04 AM

New Jersey could become the last state in the nation to ban the sale of homemade baked goods.

A judge in Wisconsin — the only other state to have such a ban — will soon […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Reader says Critics Habernickel, Schedler and expansion of Citizens Park are using ,” alternative facts”

file photo by Boyd Loving

The following info was taken from the 2010 “Open Space Committee Report to The Village Council”: The Village has been highly successful in securing state and county Green Acres Funds of approx. 5.1 million dollars toward the 10 million dollar acquisition cost of the three properties: Habernickel, Schedler and expansion of […]

By |April 28th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Reader , Yep, you must be new in town if you think this is the worst council ever

file photo by Boyd Loving

you must be new in town if you think this is the worst council ever. This council is honest and is not in the pockets of the developers like Aronsohn and his crew were. Unlike the previous people, there are no ethics violations pending against any of them (Aronsohn and Sonenfeld). […]

By |April 28th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Reader says ,NJ Pension Liabilities paying for the past and ignoring investment in the future

Paying for the past instead of investing for the future? Explains much of why NJ’s economy is in the toilet. Will.be an interesting test case on what to do as the state spirals down into oblivion. New legislation will be needed to resolve the liabilities, many of the needed federal & state laws haven’t been […]

By |April 28th, 2017|NJ Pension Crisis, Trenton|0 Comments

Ridgewood Police, EMS, and Fire dispatched to NJT Bus

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving

April 28,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, EMS, and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to aid an adult male who reportedly fell off of a NJ Transit bus at the intersection of East Ridgewood and North Pleasant Avenues late Thursday afternoon, 04/27. Preliminary results of an on-scene evaluation […]

By |April 28th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Gay Pride flag over Ridgewood Village Hall ?

April 28,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday nights council meet ,Jan Phillips once again attempted to strong arm the council in the name of civility by pushing them to hang a Gay Pride flag over Village Hall. Many will remember her  as the one who called everyone “GRANDSTANDERS” who objected to Aronsohn’s […]

By |April 28th, 2017|village of ridgewood|29 Comments