Ridgewood Water Suit Goes On and On and On

May 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, since 2010 ,the class action, brought by the three municipalities on behalf of ratepayers, alleges that Ridgewood Water owes $14 million in past overcharges and claims the Village of Ridgewood improperly applied water company revenues to other areas in its municipal budget.

The three municipalities Glen Rock, Midland […]

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

Police Sketch of New Jersey Burglar Looks a Whole Lot Like Zorro

By Ray Villeda

Police in New Jersey are looking for a man who broke into a home in Belleville last week — and the sketch authorities released looks more than a bit like Zorro, the fictional mask-wearing character of western drama fame.

Cops say the suspect broke into a home on Eugene Place around 3:45 a.m. Friday. […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

American Dream Meadowlands back to life? Badly-needed funding arrives

John Brennan , Staff Writer, @BergenBrennanPublished 11:41 a.m. ET May 20, 2017 | Updated 10:47 p.m. ET May 20, 2017

In a move that could turn out to be the trigger for turning the long-dormant American Dream Meadowlands into a reality, project operator Triple Five announced late Friday that it has closed on $1.6 billion in […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments


COLLEEN O’DEA | MAY 22, 2017

New Jersey led the list, as expected, but money rolled in from nearby New York and Pennsylvania, as well as Florida and California

New Jersey is one of only two states with gubernatorial elections this year, so the eyes — and the wallets — of the nation are focused on the […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

N.J. lawmakers want voters to decide if Supreme Court justices should keep their jobs

Posted on May 21, 2017 at 10:35 AM


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TRENTON — A pair of Republican state lawmakers is looking to do away with tenure for state Supreme Court justices, proposing a constitutional amendment that would have voters give them a thumbs-up or thumbs-down every four years.

State Sens. Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen) and […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

What You Really Want to Know About the Candidates for New Jersey Governor


Gov. Chris Christie is on his way out. Primaries are on June 6. Here’s what matters — and a few things that don’t — about six candidates vying to replace him:

Taylor Ham or Pork Roll?


By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Click it or Ticket: NJ cops will pull over thousands of drivers for 2 weeks

file photo by Boyd Loving

By Jen Ursillo May 21, 2017 8:00 PM

For two weeks, starting Monday and ending June 4, law enforcement agencies across New Jersey will be out and about pulling over drivers who aren’t wearing seat belts.

Gary Poedubicky, acting director of the state Division of Highway Traffic Safety, says 375 police agencies, including […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments

Life expectancy for each N.J. county, updated and ranked

Bergen County had a life expectancy of 82.47, one of the highest in the state. It also had one of the biggest increases in the past three decades, going from 75.27 in 1980, an increase of 9.6 percent.

Updated May 19, 2017
Posted May 19, 2017

By Erin Petenko

New Jersey has seen big gains in life expectancy over […]

By |May 21st, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments

Meet New Jersey’s new “Cash Cow” speed traps

file photo by Boyd Loving

By Jeff Deminski May 19, 2017 12:38 PM

Yesterday, a bill made it out of an Assembly committee which could be a cash cow for a lot of towns. Part of a package of bills called “Antwan’s Law,” it would allow towns to establish permanent lower speed limits near schools. Right now […]

By |May 20th, 2017|Bergen County|7 Comments

Friday Night Multi-vehicle crash in front of The Barn Restaurant

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

May 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wyckoff NJ, Wyckoff Police, Fire, and EMS responded to a multi-vehicle crash in front of The Barn Restaurant, 359 Sicomac Avenue on Friday evening, 05/19. Non-life threatening injuries were reported by the occupants of a pickup truck traveling on Sicomac Avenue that appeared to […]

By |May 20th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments