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NJT Holds Public Hearings on Bergen Light Rail

Northern Branch expansion will bring light rail into Bergen County

April 24, 2017

the Staff of the Ridgewood blog

ENGLEWOOD, NJ — NJ TRANSIT today continued to advance the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail system into Bergen County by holding two public hearings as part of the environmental review process.

The hearings, held at the Englewood Crowne Plaza, […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Cultural Care Au Pair Names Jeneca Parker of Midland Park as Local Childcare Consultant

Local Resident to Serve as a Resource for Parents Seeking Alternative Childcare Options

April 28,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ,  Responding to the increasing demand for quality live-in childcare, Cultural Care Au Pair has recently added Jeneca Parker to its growing number of  local resources for the Bergen County area. As a Cultural Care […]

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N.J. may become last state with ban on sales of homemade baked goods

By Spencer Kent | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on April 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM, updated April 27, 2017 at 11:04 AM

New Jersey could become the last state in the nation to ban the sale of homemade baked goods.

A judge in Wisconsin — the only other state to have such a ban — will soon […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Doctor connected to Menendez stole millions from Medicare, prosecutor says

By Associated Press April 25, 2017 1:36 PM

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Prosecutors are arguing that a prominent Florida eye doctor’s practice was actually a well-organized scam that stole millions from Medicare.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexandra Chase told a federal jury Tuesday during closing arguments that Dr. Salomon Melgen performed unnecessary tests and treatments on his […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Bergen County|5 Comments

Tuesday morning collision on Banta Place in Fair Lawn triggered the dispatch of Fair Lawn PD, EMS, and Rescue Squad

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

April 26,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A three (3) vehicle, personnel. The crash involved two (2) moving passenger vehicles and a parked commercial truck. All victims evaluated by Fair Lawn EMS members declined ambulance transport to a hospital Rescue Squad personnel attended to a crash related fluid spill. […]

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EXPLAINER: GAUGING THE FUTURE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN NEW JERSEY

TOM JOHNSON | APRIL 24, 2017

Does the fall-off in solar installations and loss of jobs indicate a slowdown in the sector?

What’s going on: Mostly business as usual: The unanswered question is whether that portends well for New Jersey’s solar sector, which has been prone to boom-and-bust cycles. The state’s solar industry is continuing to install […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Why New Jersey has the highest rates of autism in the country

By David Matthau April 24, 2017 4:26 AM

New Jersey has the highest rate of autism of any state in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control — but advocates say that’s in part because we screen for it more.

“One in 41 8-year-olds have autism here in New Jersey,” said Suzanne Buchanan, executive director […]

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Garden State Parkway Crash Leaves Car on shoulder of Route 4 westbound

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

April 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, A Honda SUV traveling southbound on the Garden State Parkway (GSP) near Route 4 in Paramus on Sunday evening, 04/23, careened off of the roadway’s right shoulder, down a steep embankment, and wound up on the grassy shoulder of Route 4 westbound […]

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1 in 2 millennials in NJ have an STD. Will $4.4M campaign help?

file photo by ArtChick

By Michael Symons April 21, 2017 12:03 AM

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in New Jersey, and the state Health Department is spending $4.4 million on a campaign to reverse what is a national trend.

At a budget hearing Thursday, Health Commissioner Cathleen Bennett said New Jersey’s campaign includes testing, […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Why Bob McDonnell Won’t Save Bob Menendez

file photo by Boyd Loving
APRIL 17, 2017 / RANDALL ELIASON

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is facing trial this fall on corruption charges. His lawyers will claim the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Bob McDonnell case means the charges against Menendez cannot stand. But the effect of the McDonnell case on the Bob Menendez trial is […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments