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Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi : We must stop the affordable housing crisis

June 17,2017
by Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi

New Jersey has the highest property taxes, foreclosure rate and is the most expensive state in the nation to own a home.  Common sense and basic economics tell us that there is too much supply and too little demand, with high taxes and a dense population distorting total housing costs upward.

Now […]

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

Paul DiGaetano BCRO Chairman Calls Out New Jersey Democratic Consultant Jim Devine on Violence

June 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Statement Condemning New Jersey Democratic Consultant Jim Devine

Our nation suffered yesterday as members of Congress were targeted and shot for political ideology.  While Republican and Democrat leaders condemned this atrocious act Jim Devine, former Political Director of the State Democrat Party, turned this tragedy into a political football.

Devine used […]

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Bergen HazMat Called In to Bergen Community College’s Paramus campus

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, A late Thursday afternoon, 06/15, fire in a computer server room at Bergen Community College’s Paramus campus forced the temporary evacuation of a building and warranted the response of Borough of Paramus and County of Bergen HazMat teams due to the […]

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Wyckoff Man Found Unresponsive in Backyard Pool

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

June 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wyckoff NJ, Ambulances and police vehicles line the street in front a Carriage Lane, Wyckoff single family home on Thursday afternoon, 06/15 after responding to a report of a man in his early 90’s who was found unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool. Unconfirmed […]

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Invasive plant species threaten New Jersey landscape

James M. O’Neill , Staff Writer, @JamesMONeill15:54 p.m. ET June 14, 2017

As peak gardening season lures North Jersey homeowners to landscape supply centers, they buy and cart home many shrubs and trees that — just over the state line in New York — are prohibited in suburban yards.

Many Northeast states have cracked down on the […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Voice of the Taxpayer Must Be Heard in Flood Insurance Debate

June 15,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington DC, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement today about the seven bills the committee is considering related to the National Flood Insurance Program:

There are so many important voices in our debate today on the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program. […]

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Ridgewood Blog offers an Apology to Our Neighbors in Glen Rock

June 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,a reader challenged us  on the recent blog article , “There was much ADO about the Pride Flag in Ridgewood “,http://theridgewoodblog.net/there-was-much-ado-about-the-pride-flag-in-ridgewood/ .

“I’m happy Ridgewood chose to fly the flag, but the basis of your article was not about the flag or why it is so important to so […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Bergen County|10 Comments

D.C.’s talking impeachment but the real drama is in Jersey with Sen. Menendez

file photo by Boyd Loving

Updated on June 13, 2017 at 1:36 PMPosted on June 13, 2017

BY PAUL MULSHINE

Columnist, The Star-Ledger

My liberal friends have worked themselves into a fever anticipating the impeachment of President Trump.

They think they’ve got a second Watergate going.

Have your fun while you can. But the next trial likely to affect the political […]

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

CONTINUED TROUBLE DOGS TROUBLED AGENCY CHARGED WITH PROTECTING ANIMALS

file photo William Thomas

CAREN CHESLER | JUNE 14, 2017

Some half-dozen people linked to NJSPCA have been interviewed or will soon be by State Commission of Investigation

After failing to file state and federal financial statements for years, a misstep that resulted in the loss of its tax-exempt status, the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of […]

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Black Bear Once Again Spotted in Hawthorne

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 14,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, for the second time this week ,a black bear that’s been wandering around a Hawthorne neighborhood for the past few days was treed again, this time in the rear yard of a home located within the 800 Block of Lafayette Avenue […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Bergen County|7 Comments