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This Afternoon Severe Thunderstorms producing damaging winds and hail

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Ridgewood NJ, the National Weather Service is issuing a Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Atlantic coastal waters,  southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

Strong to locally severe thunderstorms are possible late this
afternoon and into this evening, mainly across the interior. Some of
these storms may be capable of producing damaging winds and hail.

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STOP, LOOK AND WAVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Public Schools, Federated Home and School Association and the Village of Ridgewood wants to keep pedestrians safe.

STOP – LOOK – WAVE – BE SAFE-BE SEEN is a campaign designed to keep everyone safe by reminding drivers and pedestrians to look out for each other. Please read and follow the tips below.

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Ridgewood Y Spring Fun Fest fundraiser May 18th

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Ridgewood NJ, Come one, come all and celebrate the season with us at our Spring Fun Fest on Saturday May 18, 2019 from 11am-5pm.

We invite everyone to attend our Spring Fun Fest fundraiser featuring food trucks, live entertainment, carnival games and inflatables for the kids and more at the Ridgewood Y!

This outdoor event will be held on the grounds of the Ridgewood YMCA at 112 Oak Street. Attractions and activities will include food trucks with a variety of tempting dishes available for purchase, live musical entertainment, carnival games, face painting, inflatables for the kids and a beer & wine garden for the adults! This event is rain or shine and proceeds will support the YMCAs in Haiti and Puerto Rico.

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Valley Named Among World’s Best Hospitals

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Ridgewood NJ, The Valley Hospital has been named one of the world’s best hospitals by Newsweek in its inaugural World’s Best Hospitals 2019 list.

The World’s Best Hospitals 2019 ranking lists the 1,000 best hospitals in 11 countries: USA, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia and Israel. 

Valley is one of only five N.J. hospitals and 250 U.S. hospitals featured on the list, and is ranked as the 104th best hospital in the U.S.

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Daffodil Festival And Earth Day Fair-Sunday, April 14,2019 11am-2pm- Memorial Park In Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Discover our parks.. play, live and learn

Daffodil Festival and Earth Day Fair
Sunday, April 14,2019, 11am-2pm

Memorial Park at Van Neste Square
East Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ

Celebrate with us at this annual special event, learn of our local parklands and enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, educational displays, children’s activities, musical entertainment and the Daffy Dog Parade

For further information regarding sponsorship participation please contact Nancy Bigos at [email protected] or 201-670-5560.

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Pedestrian Safety Motorists who see pedestrian(s) in a marked crosswalk MUST STOP

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the NJ Attorney General, New Jersey experiences a disproportionate number of pedestrian injury crashes and fatalities compared to the nation as a whole. To combat the problem, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety assists local and county agencies in the development of comprehensive pedestrian safety programs involving Education, Enforcement, and Engineering.

The Education component of the pedestrian program involves getting the pedestrian safety message to all members of the community, with a special emphasis on three high-risk groups: children, senior citizens and non-English speaking residents.

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Today is National Ravioli Day

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Ridgewood NJ, According to Sara Murray of National Today ,nothing says home cooking like a plate of ravioli. With National Ravioli Day tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20, I’m writing to suggest a story about how much Americans love this humble pasta.

Consider this: 

50% of Americans spend 30 minutes or less per day on meal prep. Meaning easy, quick, and wholesome meal options that can fill a family up are a prized resource. 

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Come celebrate Femmebot owner, Tina Setia’s birthday with Music, Cocktails&15% off entire purchase

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FEMMEBOT

It’s owner Tina Setia’s Birthday!!
Music by DJ Allai

Saturday, March 9th 2019
5pm-10pm

Join us for an evening of Music, Cocktails and Shopping!
15% off of your entire purchase!
203 East Ridgewood Ave, 
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

@femmebotstye

www.femmebot.com

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Ridgewood Church Offered Drive-thru Ashes for Ash Wednesday

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Ridgewood NJ, In you were in a rush yesterday for Ash Wednesday  Christ Church Ridgewood offered a drive-thru ashes for the busy New Jerseyans. In an era where you can get just about anything in a drive-thru, even drive-thru ashes are available on Ash Wednesday at Christ church in Ridgewood.

Father Tom Mathews of Christ Church Ridgewood  told CBS news that several hundred people took advantage of the drive thru service in a one hour and cars lined up in the parking lot to receive the ashes and then go on their way.