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Music director of the Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus of Ridgewood appears as a guest conductor at the 2019 Ocean Grove Choir Festival.

Ocean Grove NJ, John Palatucci, music director of the Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus of Ridgewood appeared on Sunday, July 14, 2019, as a guest conductor at the 2019 Ocean Grove Choir Festival. He led the men of the choir in the “Pilgrims’ Chorus” from Richard Wagner’s opera Tannhäuser. Mr. Palatucci’s invitation was extended by Dr. Jason Tramm, music director in residence at the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association.

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Englewood Man Assaulted in Ridgewood on July 4th

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police report that on July 4th, patrol units were dispatched to 263 Franklin Avenue on a report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival an Englewood, N.J. resident reported he was the victim of an assault. The victim reported the actor fled prior to patrol’s arrival. The victim was treated for minor injuries and refused further medical treatment. The victim identified the actor and reported he will respond to sign a criminal complaint at a later time.

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Ridgewood Native selected to be a USA Taekwondo Team Athlete for the 2019 Cadet World Championship!

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Ridgewood NJ, Liam has been selected to be a USA Taekwondo Team Athlete for the 2019 Cadet World Championship! He is currently ranked #1 in his division in the Nation. He is a member of “Team Elite” as well as a member of “Taekwondo All Inn” in Ridgewood, N.J. Liam was also named “All American Athlete” in the 2019 USAT National Championship in Minneapolis.

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Chief Michael Feeney Jr.Police Academy

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Ridgewood NJ, Day one of the Chief Michael Feeney Jr. Police Academy , after getting their academy uniforms, doing PT, and marching, They were all set! The Cadets learned all about the DEA @drug_enforcement and had an awesome motorcycle demonstration by Ptl. Pyatak of @glen_rock_pba .

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Reader says, ” The minutes shown certainly provide plenty of TOTALLY IGNORED residents who do not want this clear cutting of trees”

“The minutes shown certainly provide plenty of TOTALLY IGNORED residents who do not want this clear cutting of trees and planting infant trees on the berm which will take at least 20-30 years based on the town’s planting in front of all the new residences on Queens Court and Kingsbridge. We’ve been here 50 years and have only had to rake in the last 10 or so years. There was nothing on this property when we moved in except for 2 scrawny trees in front. And, according to the history revealed about Schedler “the fighting was done on the rise above the River. ” which is actually my house as we are at the very top of the rise. We all know this property was purchased for the use of the athletic groups in Ridgewood which supposedly was going to provide mega bucks by them for the purchase. “

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Ridgewood Eagle Scout Court of Honor

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Ridgewood NJ, Alexander C. Melarti, a member of the Boy Scout Troop # 7 and a resident of Ridgewood, has earned the honor of
Eagle Scout, the highest rank that the Boy Scouts offers. Only 3 to 4
percent of Boy Scout members ever attain this prestigious honor.

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BEE Careful !

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood beekeeper Frank Mortimer was asked to return to Raymond’s Restaurant in Ridgewood on Sunday, 06/02for the second time to two days restaurant employees spotted another swarm of honey bees swarming in a small tree near the restaurant’s front door.

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Only 55% of Americans know what Memorial Day is about

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Ridgewood NJ, from Nicholas Carico’s American History Facebook Page :

Memorial Day is next Monday, May 27. Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, a recent survey found that roughly only half of Americans know the meaning or purpose of the holiday: honoring and remembering the nation’s war dead—that is, those service members who made the ultimate sacrifice.

“Only 55% of Americans know what Memorial Day is about, and only about one in five plan to fly a flag at half-staff or attend a patriotic event on May 27, according to a Harris poll survey commissioned by the University of Phoenix.

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