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Ridgewood 12U Raiders Little League District 4 Champs

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Ridgewood NJ, Congratulations to the 12U Raiders on their Little League District 4 Championship Win!

Players: Scarlett Seybold, Lauren Cochierre Erin Eltzholtz, Breanne Dowd, Hannah Johnson, Olivia Favieri, Claire Hamel, Danielle Haas, Sammy Lee, Ashley Coviello, Lauren Bond, Lucia Mastellone, Brynn Murray

Coaches: Glenn Hamel, Patti Dyrhaug, Mike Dyrhaug

 Team Manager: Cara Murray (not pictured)

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Tonight at the Kasschau Memorial Shell :Tuesday, June 25 – Simple Gifts: Folk & World Music – 8:30pm

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Ridgewood NJ, Located on Veterans Field behind the Ridgewood Public Library.

Enjoy free musical performances under the stars, Tuesdays and Thursdays, throughout the summer at the Kasschau Memorial Shell at Veteran’s Field, Ridgewood. Without the financial support of the village in underwriting the concerts, maintaining the Kasschau Memorial Shell.

Each show begins around 8:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted, in the band shell at Veteran’s Field. Bring a chair or blanket, but don’t cross the baseball field if a game is in progress.

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Better Safeguards of Resident Data Needed in the Village

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Ridgewood NJ, earlier this week residents pointed out that the Ridgewood public Library was collecting emails using an unsecure gmail account.

It appears as though the Library has just (today, 6/19) removed all references to the rgwdteens@gmail account from their website, and also removed the hyperlink to an on line questionnaire for volunteer positions in which personal identifying information was being solicited.

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An explanation of the Library Construction Act comment and application processes

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Ridgewood NJ, resident Steve Kim sums up the Ridgewood Public Library expansion in the Facebook group “It Takes a Ridgewood Village”

Kim explains the Library Construction Act,” An explanation of the Library Construction Act comment and application processes…

Application period is coming up soon, and the admins have made zero alternate plans besides the original circular stairs and squaring out the auditorium design.

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Ridgewood Professional Firefighters FMBA Local 47 Raise Money for Mallory’s Army

photos courtesy of the Ridgewood Professional Firefighters FMBA Local 47

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Ridgewood NJ, on Monday, June 3 Ridgewood Professional Firefighters FMBA Local 47 were able to have our 28th annual charity golf outing at River Vale Country Club , Ridgewood Professional Firefighters FMBA Local 47 couldn’t do it without our gracious participants and sponsors! This year we were able to raise money for Mallory‘s Army which is a great charity turned out of a very sad situation in New Jersey.  The firefighters thank once again to all that were involved and can’t wait for the 29th next year!

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Storytime at Graydon Pool this summer-Thursday afternoons

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Ridgewood NJ, For the past nineteen years, the Parks and Recreation Department has been hosting a children’s  “Storytime” program at Graydon Pool on Thursday afternoons, in the kiddie section at 3:30pm.

This weekly program runs throughout July and August. Generally, we host about 25-30, early elementary  school children each week. They gather each Thursday under the sunshade and are truly excited to listen  to a short story and participate in either a simple craft, a song or a game which correlates to the story read. 

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Swarm of Honey Bees Forced the Temporary Suspension of Outdoor Dining at Raymond’s Restaurant

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Ridgewood NJ, A swarm of approximately 15,000 honey bees forced the temporary suspension of outdoor dining at Raymond’s Restaurant and disrupted pedestrian traffic in a portion of downtown Ridgewood on Saturday afternoon, 06/01. Local beekeeper Frank Mortimer successfully dispersed the swarm. No injuries were reported. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Emergency Services, and two (2) representatives of the Ridgewood Parks Department responded to the incident.

The Ridgewood Police wisely kept their distance while the Bee keeper Frank Mortimer did his work .

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2019 Ridgewood Walks Step Into Summer

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Ridgewood NJ, Do you like Ridgewood and meeting your neighbors and discovering new places? Then sign up for a Ridgewood Walk! Parties Unplugged is hosting one this Saturday at 1:00 starting at Mango Jam! Hope to see you there for some fun and treats (rain or shine — we’ll bring the umbrellas if needed!) 

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