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Reader says Since the power of the individual cannot be reduced to zero while the 2nd Amendment of our Constitution is in effect, they seek to diminish the effect of that Amendment by any means possible

There are people in high places of government, of wealth, of influence – that all want to see their power at least maintained and, if possible, increased. A corollary of their goal is to reduce/remove the power of the individual citizen as much as possible. Since the power of the individual cannot be reduced to […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|4 Comments

Reader asks I wonder how many others would be one good paying job loss away from relocating also

file photo by Boyd Loving

I thought I was the only one who lives like this! However, I succumbed to pressure to join FB when we moved to a rural area after a job loss and the high property taxes in NJ. The Ridgewood Library and BCLS is wonderful. The little rural town where I live […]

By |June 20th, 2018|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood Water should be a course study in management ineffectiveness, lack of foresight and planning, and inability to provide sufficient product.

Gotta love that RW water is giving advise or suggestions on any best practice, management ideas, or cost control.
Ridgewood Water should be a course study in management ineffectiveness, lack of foresight and planning, and inability to provide sufficient product. In any real world they would be out of business in short order.
The only thing that […]

By |June 20th, 2018|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Reader says the Town garage ,Amazing that the town has avoided in dealing with this dangerous junkyard

Reader says I drive past the Town Garage name is so ironic , has its own weed museum.On the left side of property where the white cinderblock wall already collapsed onto the employee parking spaces i think its referred to as the chestnut parking lot.Amazing that the town has avoided in dealing with this dangerous […]

By |June 20th, 2018|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Legislators need to show courage to ‘bring public-sector workers in line with everyday working people’

June 20,2018

by Christian Barranco

Christian Barranco, of Pompton Lakes, is a union electrician and the Labor Liaison to the New Jersey Organization for Economic Growth, a Wayne-based political action group supporting economic growth.

Trenton NJ, Democrats in the New Jersey Legislature recently introduced and moved through committee a bill to end the abusive practice that allows public-sector […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Republicans reject $1.2 billion in new taxes for legislative budget during Assembly committee

June 20,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ,  Assembly Republicans on the budget committee unanimously rejected a competing legislative tax plan today that raises taxes by $1.2 billion dollars. Legislative Democrats swapped Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed millionaires tax and sales tax increase for a corporate tax hike and other tax increases.

“Legislative Democrats keep warning about […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Trenton|2 Comments

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE HUDSON STREET PARKING GARAGE

June 20,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to Mayor Susan Knudsen , “A thread on a Facebook group suggests a lack of communication about the June 11 Hudson Street Parking Garage Open House. This is an incredibly important time for Ridgewood and Village Council wants the public to be fully informed about everything […]

By |June 20th, 2018|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Reader says “gun control” equals good guys won’t have guns, bad guys will

Reader says , LOL Murphy was too busy crying about the media “releasing” his sons medical records. This is a perfect example of how gun control and tighter gun laws are not going to stop much or ANY of our countries gun violence. This was a gang rivalry which means 99% of the guns used […]

By |June 19th, 2018|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

KASSCHAU MEMORIAL SHELL – SUMMER SCHEDULE

June 19,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Enjoy free musical performances under the stars, Tuesdays and Thursdays, throughout the summer at the Kasschau Memorial Shell at Veteran’s Field (located behind the Village Hall, 131 N. Maple Avenue). Programs include Broadway tunes, Calypso, Reggae, Jazz, Best of Rock and Soul, Country Western, Ultimate Billy Joel […]

By |June 19th, 2018|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Ridgewood Walks : TONIGHT is one of our most popular walking tours from last October: “ARTS and ARCHITECTURE”  What Time: 6 pm

June 19,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, TONIGHT is one of our most popular walking tours from last October: “ARTS and ARCHITECTURE”
What Time: 6 pm.

Where We Meet: the “Art Barn” (Ridgewood Art Institute) at 12 East Glen Avenue (at the corner of Oak and Glen).

Join RIDGEWOOD WALKS for an exciting and informative tour through […]

By |June 19th, 2018|village of ridgewood|0 Comments