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Fourteen RHS band members have been selected to perform in the 2019 All-Bergen County High School Band

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Ridgewood NJ, Fourteen RHS band members have been selected through competitive audition to perform in the 2019 All-Bergen County High School Band. Once again, this is the highest number of students selected from any one school to participate in the 87-piece ensemble. The All-County Band will perform their concert on Sunday, January 13 at Paramus High School.

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING NOVEMBER 28, 2018

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING NOVEMBER 28, 2018
8:00 P.M.
1. Call to Order – Mayor
2. Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act
3. Roll Call – Village Clerk
4. Flag Salute and Moment of Silence
5. Acceptance of Financial Reports
6. Approval of Minutes
7. Proclamations
NONE
8. Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3 minutes per person – 40 minutes in total)
9. Village Manager’s Report
10. Village Council Reports
11. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER
NONE
12. ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER
NONE
13. RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

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New Jersey School Kids Denied Entry to White House Due to Lack of ID

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Washington DC, New Jersey school kids got a lesson in presidential security when three classmates who were visiting from other countries were barred from joining a White House tour.
A group of seventh-graders from Henry Hudson Regional School in Highlands braved a snowstorm on Nov. 15 for a long-awaited bus trip to Washington DC. Bad weather forced the cancelation of most of their trip including lunch on the White House lawn leaving only a visit to the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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Yes , Ridgewood Schools have a Teacher Contract

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Ridgewood NJ, the on again off gain teachers agreement is on again ,on November 19th the Ridgewood Education Association announced the REA and the Ridgewood Board of Education once again have reached a tentative agreement regarding a contract settlement.

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Reader says , “This is a HUGE embarrassment for Ridgewood taxpayers”

Someone’s head should roll for this major screw up by the BOE’s IT department, but we know from past experience with similar boondoggles by municipal government entities (e.g., the theft of over 3/4 million dollars worth of parking utility revenue), that NO ONE WILL EVEN BE DISCIPLINED, let alone fired.
This is a HUGE embarrassment for Ridgewood taxpayers and the Ridgewood Public School System. Property values are certain to take a hit from this.
Voters should take note of the names of Board members who were on duty when this occurred (Ms. Brogan, Ms. Krauss, Mr. Morgan, and Ms. Smith-Wilson) and vote them out when their respective seats are up for grabs.

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Reader says , “Einstein etc were educated throughout the centuries with books and paper and pencils “

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The protection is to educate kids like Einstein etc were educated throughout the centuries with books and paper and pencils. Bill Gates is VERY SMART. He knows that people are sheep and stupid. So he made billions. BUT his kids learn like Einstein etc. with books paper and pencils. No chrome where his kids go to school. Ha ha Keep buyin the next computer folks and smart phones and be sure to give them to your kids. Don’t worry. They are not addictive. Bill Gates said so. So did Mark Zuckerberg. Good guys.

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Reader says , “If you are getting pornographic pop-ups it is because you have been visiting pornographic websites”

Re: “The problem is the pop up sites that sometimes are pornographic and violent. “
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I work on computers every day for most of the day and also spend the usual computer/device time when not working.
I DO NOT get pornographic pop-ups.
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If you are getting pornographic pop-ups it is because you have been visiting pornographic websites.
The ad software analyzes your browsing history and sites visited and serves you up ads that “might be of interest” to you based on your history.

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Parent claims kids can and do surf porn using Ridgewood school issued Chrome Books during classes

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Ridgewood NJ, In case you missed it, the parent of a 9-year old addressed BOE members during the public comment portion of Monday evening’s meeting and revealed that her son and one of his classmates were, and still are, able to surf porn and other “age inappropriate” videos using their school issued Chrome Books, via the school’s WiFi network, and during school hours.

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RHS DECA is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts as a fundraiser deadline to order is Friday, November 30

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Ridgewood NJ, Opportunity for support: RHS DECA is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts as a fundraiser for their chapter. The deadline to order is Friday, November 30 at 10 p.m. Krispy Kreme will be available for pick up at RHS from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, December 7 or they can be delivered later that day to your house. Doughnuts are sold in dozens and are all one kind (original and flavored options available and detailed in the form). 🍩🍩 Original glazed are $10 per dozen and the flavored doughnuts are $12 per dozen. Payment can be in the form or cash or check (made payable to: RHS Association DECA) and dropped off or mailed to RHS (RHS DECA, Attn: Mrs. Mendez, 627 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450). These details are also provided in this Google Form link.
https://goo.gl/forms/S6fYBXmCMBeFfexc2

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RIDGEWOOD SCHOOL BOARD MEETS ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 19th 7:30pm

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Board of Education will hold a Regular Public Meeting on Monday, November 19th 7:30 to 10pm .The public is invited to attend the meeting at the Ed Center, 49 Cottage Place, Floor 3. The meeting will be aired live on FiOS channel 33 and Optimum channel 77. Or it may be viewed live via the district website at www.ridgewood.k12.nj.us using the “Link in Live” tab.

Budget Election Resolution : The resolution approved by the Board at their September 17, 2018 Regular Public Meeting regarding the school budget election.

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