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Glen Rock Fire Department and Hawthorne Fire Department Engine Company Respond Hazardous Materials Spill

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock FD and Hawthorne Fire Department Engine Company #4 personnel were dispatched to 84 Rutland Road, Glen Rock on Friday afternoon, 06/23, in response to a 911 telephone call reporting a possible hazardous materials spill near a storm drain. […]

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

BAR FIGHT LEADS TO LAWSUIT CLAIMING FOOTBALL FAN’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS DENIED BY NEW JERSEY BAIL REFORM

Former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement Leads Battle Against Christie Administration

June 23,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.  The case of Holland v. Porrino, et al concerns a Dallas Cowboys football fan involved in a bar […]

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

30 N.J. towns where property taxes hurt the most

Updated June 20, 2017
Posted June 20, 2017
By Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Property taxes are consistently one of New Jerseyans’ top concerns, with good reason. At $8,549, they’re the highest in the country. No surprise they’re also a hot topic on the gubernatorial campaign trail.

Republican nominee Kim Guadagno has said she wouldn’t run […]

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

Fair Share Housing admits its own numbers are “a lie” yet continue to use those numbers to attack every suburban municipality in NJ.

June 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  The Fair Share Housing Center expected the Mercer County Superior Court to affirm it’s projected affordable housing obligations; but are now saying those numbers are a lie after Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi used them to paint a picture of over-development.

Fair Share, which has taken towns to court to […]

By |June 21st, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Couple charged with Making Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm

June 21,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Cliffside Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrests of SHANE TURNER (DOB: 11/21/1983; single; and unemployed) of Cliffside Park, New Jersey and NINA WALSH (DOB: 3/17/1985; single; and employed as a receptionist) of Hawthorne, New Jersey on charges of Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm. […]

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

Democrat Bill Reimbursing Sanctuary Cities for Federal Funding Cuts Continues Advancing

By Alyana Alfaro • 06/19/17 4:25pm

Cities in New Jersey that do not use resources to enforce federal immigration laws regarding undocumented immigrants —known as sanctuary cities— may soon be able to apply for state grants aimed at replacing federal funding that is withheld due to sanctuary jurisdiction.

On Monday, a bill requiring the state to establish […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

N.J.’s move to legalize marijuana has begun. Here’s all you need to know about it

Updated June 19, 2017
Posted June 19, 2017

By Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Although a topic in Trenton for three years, the campaign to legalize marijuana in New Jersey officially begins Monday when a Senate committee will discuss how the potentially billion-dollar  industry should be regulated.

So what will it take for you to […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Bergen County Indian Wars temporary restraining vacated

June 20,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Mahwah NJ, on Monday a judge vacated a temporary restraining order filed by Mahwah Township against the Ramapough Lenape Indians.

The restraining order was imposed on a 14-acre prayer ground the Ramapoughs at the edge of a housing development.

Mahwah officials claimed that the Ramapoughs are in voilation of zoning laws […]

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

Tree Falls in Hawthorne

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police and Fire department personnel responded to a reported “tree into a house” at 43 Kingston Avenue, Hawthorne during a series of violent thunderstorms on Monday afternoon, 06/19. No injuries were reported in the incident.

By |June 20th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Fair Share Housing Non Profit Attacks and attempts to Bully Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi

 
June 19,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi represents 23 municipalities located in Bergen and Passaic counties, all of which have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on professional fees as a result of the failure and inaction of our State to provide guidance on how to comply with Court decisions on […]

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