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Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra to Perform Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto and Sibelius Symphony No. 2

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Ridgewood NJ,  Award winning concert pianist Lisa Yui, will be featured with the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven’s enduringly popular Emperor  Concerto on Friday May 3 at 8:00 p.m., at the West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood. Described as “a musical phenomenon” (Pianiste magazine), Yamaha Artist Lisa Yui has performed as soloist with prominent orchestras such as the Tokyo Symphony, Polish National Radio, Toronto Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, the Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra, and the Krakow State Philharmonic.

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NJ Court Rules Ridgewood Business Could Not Fire Medical Pot Patient For Failing Drug Tests

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Ridgewood NJ, A New Jersey appeals court rules employers cannot fire employees who take medical marijuana and fail a drug test.The New Jersey court ruling says marijuana patients are protected under the state Law Against Discrimination as long as they aren’t high on the job.

The decision stems from a lawsuit filed by Justin Wild, a former funeral director in Ridgewood who took medical cannabis to manage pain caused by cancer.

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Age Friendly Ridgewood presents : This Chair Rocks- a Manifesto Against Ageism by Author Ashton Applewhite

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Ridgewood NJ, Age Friendly presents: A community health talk with Ashton Applewhite author of This chair rocks: A manifesto Against Ageism

Think differently about growing older and how aging is a natural, lifelong, powerful process that unites us all. Discrimination exists in all walks of life.

When: Tuesday, April 30th 7-8:30pm

Ridgewood Public Library
125 N. Maple Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450


RSVP to reserve a seat at www.ridgewoodlibrary.org

Parking available at Graydon Pool Lot
For more information call 201-632-1554 or email agefriendlyridgewood@gmail.com

Light refreshments will be served. Book signings offered.

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Reader says “Christians are generally more pleasant “

“First, learn to spell. Perhaps some prayer would help.
Second, one only need to look at how the present joke of a presidential administration got into power to see that “christians” are fundamentally anti-atheist. They are willing to over look perhaps the most un-christian person characteristics solely to advance their agenda. An agenda which goes against the tide of history.
I look forward to the day that religion is but a story we tell our children of a far more ignorant age.”

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There you go again. More angry, hateful rhetoric. You are just making my point.
This type of mean spirited, pious, snarky attack reinforces my point that most people, regardless of their belief in God would rather spend time with those who believe in God, since they are generally more pleasant.

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Official Grand Opening of Ridgewood’s Newest Restaurant- Green Fusion April 23rd

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Ridgewood NJ, The newest Ridgewood Restaurant, Green Fusion will be doing their Official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony on:
April 23, 2019 at 5:30pm
Green Fusion – Vegetarian and Vegan restaurant BYOB
22 Oak Street

Ribbon cutting at 5:30pm

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Ridgewood Library Asks Supporters to Flood the April 24th Village Council Meeting to Promote its Virtues

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood library is asking patrons to flood the April 24th meeting of the Village Council to promote its virtues .

“What does the Ridgewood Library mean to you? We invite you to share your thoughts and experiences about how RPL has enhanced your life during the public portion of the Village Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 24 @ 7:30pm.”

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Reader says , “So, you raised your children here, got the benefit of an excellent education, a town without metal detectors or gang violence”

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” So, you raised your children here, got the benefit of an excellent education, a town without metal detectors or gang violence. I assume they got into good colleges. You are living in a house worth probably assessed over $1.6 million. Your taxes are about 60% of what you would pay in most of Essex County. If you work in New York City, there are few towns that provide a better lifestyle with a shorter commute than Ridgewood. We have a great downtown (true, maybe not as good as it used to be, but neither is anywhere else, and I agree that the high parking fees are ridiculous). As for the leaders, they have been elected for issue-specific reasons, but that is the responsibility of the voters (and especially the NON-voters). Ridgewood isn’t perfect by any means, but it isn’t nearly as bad as everyone is making it out to be. But if you disagree, lots of people are ready to buy your house, which would undoubtedly be priced higher than most surrounding towns, and marketed highlighting Ridgewood’s many amenities and qualities. I hope James’ potential purchasers don’t read his blog entry! “

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Ridge Road Resident Not Fooled by Gift Card Scam

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police report that a Ridge Road resident responded to Ridgewood Police headquarters to report a fraud on April 5th. The victim reported an unknown person contacted her by phone claiming to be a law enforcement officer. The caller reported the victim’s identity was used fraudulently and convinced the victim into purchasing a $500.00 retail store gift card. The victim followed the instructions of the caller and purchased the gift card but realized the call was a scam prior to sending the gift card. The victim reported she will attempt to return the gift card and recover her money.

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Ben&Jerry’s Free Cone Day Tuesday April 9th from 12-8pm in partner with Ridgecrest Senior Housing

Ben & Jerry Launch "ONE Cheesecake Brownie" Benefiting ONE

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Ridgewood NJ, Ben & Jerry’s of Ridgewood Scoops Out Fun and Free Flavors

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
12:00-8:00pm

104-106 Franklin Ave, Ridgewood

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