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Reader says “Bee City” more restrictions on what you can and cannot do on public and private property

Translation … more restrictions on what you can and cannot do on public and private property.
Another means of control and reduction in your individual rights…
“Sustaining bees means ensuring access to “tons and tons and tons of habitat that is rich in native flowers and free of pesticides,” she says. In identifying the best cities for bees, […]

By |September 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Reader says Habernickel Park in Ridgewood is a Mess

It is an endevour gone sour. I agree with the above comment. Get out of the real estate business you are doing a poor job of it at the gate house. None of the activities bringing in major revenue for a private business are monitored by the village. When questions are asked to the village […]

By |September 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Reader says Glen Rock is More pedestrian Friendly than Ridgewood

Go visit Glen Rock and compare driver behavior with what you see in Ridgewood. Ridgewood has a car culture problem and a road design problem. Almost all drivers in Glen Rock respect the pedestrian crossings. Few Ridgewood drivers stop for pedestrians in the crosswalks or those waiting to cross. Oddly enough, more drivers stop for […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Bergen County|15 Comments

Trump Declares America is back !

Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

United Nations
New York, New York

10:04 A.M. EDT

PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates:  Welcome to New York.  It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to […]

By |September 20th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

East Side Ridgewood Residents Lose Power Due to Fallen Tree on West Saddle River Road

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

September 20th 2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A portion of West Saddle River Road in Ridgewood was blocked for an extended period of time on Tuesday afternoon, 09/19. Personnel from Ridgewood PD, FD, and the Village’s Shade Tree Division responded to the incident. The tree could not be […]

By |September 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Today’s US teens about three years behind ’70s generation when it comes to sex, alcohol and getting jobs


Published: 06:26 EDT, 19 September 2017 | Updated: 07:44 EDT, 19 September 2017

Teenagers in America today are about three years behind their counterparts from the 1970s when it comes to taking up sex, drinking alcohol, and working for pay, researchers said Tuesday.

The findings in the journal Child Development were based on an analysis of seven […]

By |September 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

American Academy of Pediatrics Announces New Recommendations on Adolescent and Young Adult Tattooing, Piercing and Scarification

September 19,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog


Ridgewood NJ, Tattoos and body piercings are an increasingly popular form of self-expression, but it is important for young people to carefully consider the consequences and potential risks associated with body modifications, according to the first clinical report on the topic published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The AAP […]

By |September 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Lonegan Calls Murphy, Democrats “Cowards” on Guns

September 19,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hackensack NJ,  5th District Republican candidate Steve Lonegan called Democrat gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy a “coward” on gun-control and labeled his party “cowards” for following Murphy.  Lonegan’s words were in response to Murphy’s statements as reported in the New York Times and the Observer yesterday.

According to Observer reporter Christian […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Corruption Trial Witness Say Democrat Senator Menendez Lived large Dominican Republic

file photo by Boyd Loving

September 19,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to a resort executive Andres Pichardo Rosenberg , Democrat Senator Menendez’s stays at the luxurious Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic gave him access to white-sand beaches, a marina filled with expensive yachts and five golf courses. The seven-acre gated community […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reader asks IF Ridgewood wants to be more “Bee Friendly” then why can’t we just adopt our own agenda and implement all or none of it on our own pace and schedule?

If we want to support pollination of Bees, then why do we have to:
a) join an organization (Bee City USA),
b) PAY Annual Fees
c) make financial, time and resource commitments (including land)
d) annually send reports to Bee City USA (which requires allocating time resources and personnel)
e) commit to creating and maintain a National Pollinator Week celebration […]

By |September 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments