Reader says Affordable housing can be beneficial to a handful of people but can be devastating to so many more

This affordability thing is one of the most perverted things I have come across.. How can an organization such as Fair Share housing have so much leverage in dictating their agenda. How can they play as they wish with the quality of life of so many towns, villages and people who have worked hard to […]

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

N.J. Residents Deceived into Paying Scammers via Western Union Can Apply for Compensation from Settlement Fund

file photo by Boyd Loving

November 19,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced today that New Jersey residents who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union’s wire transfer service can now apply for compensation from a $586 million fund related to a multi-state settlement with Western Union […]

By |November 19th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Bergen County Towns Vote to Reject Forced Overdevelopement thru Affordable-housing

November 18,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hillsdale NJ, Ballot questions were overwhelmingly approved in four Bergen County towns, Residents in Hillsdale, Park Ridge and River Vale voted this month in support of non-binding questions that called for the towns to stop issuing permits for large-scale housing projects until statewide affordable-housing rules are established. Dumont voters […]

By |November 18th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Judge Rules No Tepees for Ramapough Lenape Nation at Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp Site

November 18.2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Mahwah NJ, Superior Court judge Roy F. McGeady ruled on Friday that the Ramapough Lenape Nation had violated local zoning laws when they erected tepees on its Mahwah property. In his decision the judge rejected the tribe’s arguments that they had a constitutional right to the tepees, which are […]

By |November 18th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Hawthorne Police Respond to a Women who allegedly kicked in the front door of a home on Rock Road

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

November 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, A 20-year old female who allegedly kicked in the front door of a home on Rock Road in Hawthorne, violating a temporary restraining order (TRO) the the process, was apprehended and taken into custody by Hawthorne Police on Goffle Road, Hawthorne […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Democrat Bob Menendez Corruption and Bribery Trial , Declared a Mistrial

November 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, U.S. District Court Judge Williams Walls,  the judge presiding over the corruption and bribery case against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) has declared a mistrial after the jury said that it was deadlocked and unable to make a decision.

By |November 16th, 2017|Bergen County|7 Comments

No injuries Reported Vehicle Careened off of East Glen Avenue in Washington Township

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

November 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Twp NJ, No injuries were reported by the lone occupant of a passenger vehicle that careened off of East Glen Avenue in Washington Township on Wednesday evening, 11/15, across the lawns of two (2) homes, through a picket fence, and into the back […]

By |November 16th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Jury May Get New Instructions on Menendez “just friends” defense

file photo by Boyd Loving

November 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Newark NJ, the Jurors in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen could hear new instructions from the judge Wednesday as they resume deliberations.

The jury finished Tuesday without reaching a unanimous verdict on any of […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Hackensack Police and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office are Seeking the Publics Assistance in a Hit and Run Investigation 

November 14,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hackensack NJ, The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hackensack Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a hit and run collision which resulted in a pedestrian sustaining serious bodily injury.

At approximately 7:11 pm on Thursday, November 9, 2017, the Hackensack Police Department received a report of […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

North Bergen Sister of Boston Marathon Bombers accused of threatening a woman

November 14,2017

David Henderson and the staff of the Ridgewood blog

North Bergen NJ, for those who don’t believe the system is being sucked dry by people who hate us, Ailina and Bella Tsarnaev, sisters of the Boston Marathon bombers, are living as unwed welfare mothers in North Bergen with Katherine Russell, widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments