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“I suggest that you carefully consider the meaning of your words in the future before sending similar correspondence.”

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Ridgewood NJ, for the second time in a matter of weeks a serving Village of Ridgewood board member has attacked someone from the community.

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Ridgewood Maroons Reach County Finals for the First Time in 32 years

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Demarest NJ, Getting a three-run burst in the fifth inning was all it took , for the ninth-seeded Ridgewood Maroons ,earned a 3-0 shutout win in a game dominated by pitching over fifth-seeded St. Mary of Rutherford in the semifinal round of the Bergen County Tournament on Saturday at Demarest.

This ends a Ridgewood’s  32-year drought for the Maroons reaching Bergen County Tournament final . The Maroons will take on St, Joseph at Saturday May 25th 1 pm at home.

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The Valley Hospital Earns an “A” for Patient Safety

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Ridgewood NJ, The Valley Hospital is proud to have been recognized with an “A” grade for patient safety for the fourteenth time from The Leapfrog Group‘s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. Valley was one of 832 hospitals—or the top third—to receive an “A,” ranking it among the safest hospitals in the United States. Valley was the only hospital in Bergen County to receive this prestigious distinction. 

The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care. 

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Ridgewood Library ReImagine Forum Report

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Library help is much heralded Public Forum on Saturday . Dispite all the hoopla the event attendance was a bit thin.

While some attendees including Anne LaGrange Loving complimented Nancy Greene for making an honest effort to listen to the concerns of the citizens.

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Ridgewood Tennis Badges

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Ridgewood NJ, TENNIS COURT LOCATIONS There are 16 tennis courts throughout the Village of Ridgewood at the following sites:  Bellair Road (3) off Ackerman Avenue  South Pleasant Avenue (4) opposite Somerville School  East Glen Avenue (2) at Glen School  Monroe Street (2) West Glen Ave. & North Monroe St.  East Ridgewood Avenue (5) at Ridgewood High School .

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Ridgewood Library Foundation Donations Used to Fund Preliminary Design of Reimange Project

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Ridgewood NJ, the cumulative fees paid to architects for the Ridgewood Public Library Reimagine Project are $65,270 .

In 2016-2018 the library hired Peter Gisolfi Associates a preliminary design and cost estimates to update the library interior . Gisolfi received the bulk of the $65,270 of $55,620 for the work with $45,501 paid for thru private donations.

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Ridgewood Emergency Service Volunteers Holiday Weekend

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Ridgewood NJ, Come by Ridgewood Emergency Services at 8 am on Saturday April 27 to help the volunteers, along with Ridgewood Department of Parks and Recreation for a Spring cleanup of the grounds. Green thumbs most welcomed.   Also, meet members and find out more about Volunteering at Ridgewood Emergency Services

While most of the Village residents were enjoying the holiday weekend at home with their friends and families, the volunteers of Ridgewood Emergency Services were busy responding to requests for medical assistance throughout the Village.  According to Acting Chief Ryan Savaria, there were a total of 11 EMS calls and one request for Special Operations. “This is an average amount of requests “ stated Savaria. While not responding to calls, the volunteers perform routine checks of all equipment, supplies and making sure that they are ready for the next call. In 2018, RES resonded to over 1650 calls for medical assistance.

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Reader Calls The Newsweek “Best Hospitals” a SUBJECTIVE OPINION poll

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The Newsweek “Best Hospitals” is a SUBJECTIVE OPINION poll
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It is basically a popularity contest and is useless as an indicator of the quality of a hospital.
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From Newsweek’s own website regarding the methodology used:
(they even call the list a “survey” – not an analysis)

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Heavy Downpour Floods 17 North Near Parmaus Road Exit in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Department personnel assisted Ridgewood Police on Saturday morning, 04/20, by clearing two (2) storm drains on Route 17 southbound near Paramus Road that had caused hazardous flooding on several lanes of the highway after a heavy morning downpour.

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Ridgewood Daffodil Festival And Earth Day Fair-Sunday, April 14,2019 11am-2pm

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Ridgewood NJ, Discover our parks.. play, live and learn.

Daffodil Festival and Earth Day Fair Sunday, April 14,2019, 11am-2pm

Memorial Park at Van Neste Square East Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ

Celebrate with us at this annual special event, learn of our local parklands and enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, educational displays, children’s activities, musical entertainment and the Daffy Dog Parade

For further information regarding sponsorship participation please contact Nancy Bigos at [email protected] or 201-670-5560.