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N.J. State Police troopers have to pay their own tolls, court rules

file photo by Boyd Loving

By S.P. Sullivan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on April 14, 2017 at 10:23 AM, updated April 14, 2017 at 4:51 PM

TRENTON — The New Jersey State Police does not have to reimburse state troopers for toll fares during their commute to and from work, an appeals court has ruled in […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments

Late Friday Crash Leaves Vehicle Heavily Damaged

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

April 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Waldwick NJ, Waldwick PD and EMS responded to multiple 911 telephone calls of a reported motor vehicle crash on Route 17 northbound near East Prospect Street late Friday afternoon, 04/14. Responding units located a 4-door Honda Accord sedan off the right side of the […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

NJ Governors Race : Rullo Accuses Rogers of simply posturing for the NJ Lt Governor job

April 15,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Steve Rogers, a township commissioner in Nutley has been after outsider Joseph Rudy Rullo from the start of his campaign . Yesterday Rullo turned up the heat accusing Rogers of simply posturing for the Lt Governor job.

In a Facebook post Joseph Rudy Rullo said ,”I believe the rumor […]

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Glen Rock Reinstates Officer Who Sued Borough After His 2014 Firing

April 15,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, according to Glen Rock mayor Bruce Packer who announced at Monday’s Borough Council meeting former Glen Rock police officer Matthew Stanislao, who was fired by the borough in October, 2014 and later sued the borough claiming he was the victim of discrimination because he is gay, […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

NJTPC to host Special Guest Speaker Assemblyman Robert J. Auth

Where : 650 American Legion Drive, Teaneck N J
When :  April 18 – 7pm

(Don’t forget to bring a pantry item for the American Legion food drive-support our veterans’ good works)

Teaneck NJ, We are pleased and fortunate to have as our guest speaker Robert J. Auth, Assemblyman for NJ D39. Assemblyman Auth received his B.A. from […]

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

NJ on Hook for 280,000 Affordable Housing Units, Study Says

By Salvador Rizzo • 04/13/17 1:13pm

New Jersey towns are on the hook for 280,000 affordable housing units through 2025, according to a new study by the Fair Share Housing Center.

To put the number in context, it averages out to 496 new units for each of the state’s 565 municipalities, although not all towns face the […]

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NJ LAWMAKERS WRANGLE OVER WHO DECIDES HOW TTF BILLIONS WILL BE SPENT

photo courtesy of the Ridgewood Police

JOHN REITMEYER | APRIL 13, 2017

Senate President rejects Republican senator’s claim that new commission could politicize how projects are selected

Senate President Stephen Sweeney speaks during a news conference in Linden yesterday to announce state funding for a long-planned road project.

After last year’s renewal of the Transportation Trust Fund, there’s now […]

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Accident Leads to Temporary Closure of a Portion of Route 208 northbound in Fair Lawn

Courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

April 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Fair Lawn NJ, A crash between a 4-door Honda Civic and a multi-axle dump truck resulted in two (2) injuries, a hazmat incident, and the temporary closure of a portion of Route 208 northbound in Fair Lawn on Wednesday morning, 04/12. 65 gallons of diesel […]

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DROUGHT WARNING LIFTED FOR ALL NEW JERSEY EXCEPT HUNTERDON AND SOMERSET COUNTIES

April 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

TRENTON NJ, Following months of sufficient precipitation, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today lifted a drought warning for 12 of 14 counties in the northern, central and northern coastal regions of New Jersey and removed a drought watch for four counties in the southwestern part of the […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Now, even some Democrats are comparing Murphy to Corzine

Can you say Corzine 2.0 ?

By MATT FRIEDMAN

04/12/17 05:23 AM EDT

New Jersey politicians just can’t seem to leave Jon Corzine alone.

The former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, bounced out of office by Republican Gov. Chris Christie in 2009, has tried to keep a low profile in recent years, even as the GOP has portrayed him […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments