Cranford Astronomer Shares Tips for Viewing Solar Eclipse

By LEAH SCALZADONNA

July 23, 2017 at 8:59 PM

CRANFORD, NJ –  On August 21, a solar eclipse is predicted to cross the country from Oregon to South Carolina, and be partly visible throughout the country. John Sichel, corresponding secretary of Amateur Astronomers Incorporated, shares how Cranford residents can enjoy the action.

AAI is one of the largest […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Reader says New Water Company Manager has no Experience with Water Companies

file photo by Boyd Loving

People what is going on, this new manager may be great where he came from. But all the respect like the other post said, what experienced does he have in the water department. If not this is getting very very dirty, why don’t you hire someone from a water company. How […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|12 Comments

Reader says we have close to 200 homes for sale in Ridgewood

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I’m in the real estate market in the village, and we have close to 200 homes for sale. 40% of them are senior citizens, the rest are people that are bailing out. And they all tell me that this town is overrated. The schools are not number one anymore, the services are not the […]

By |July 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|13 Comments

Reader asks why No Passive Park Space in Ridgewood ?

I have driven by there many times and have seen even the passive field being used for sports. Why can’t there ever be a place that is passive around here. I feel for those folks who live there. Soccer, baseball, lacrosse on the passive side all the while a for profit business with camps, fueled […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|7 Comments

NJ Transit bus slammed into vehicle’s open driver’s side door on East Ridgewood Avenue

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

July 19,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The adult female driver of a black colored Chevrolet Traverse escaped injury when a NJ Transit bus slammed into her vehicle’s open driver’s side door in front of 144 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood on Tuesday afternoon, 07/18. Damage done prevented the […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|7 Comments

New Jersey on fast-track to legalizing recreational pot in 2018

Gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno each favor changing states marijuana laws

POT POLITICS NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR ELECTION
BY KEVIN C. SHELLY
PhillyVoice Staff

Don’t spark up yet, New Jersey. But maybe next year.

The state’s marijuana law appears destined to change in 2018 after Gov. Chris Christie leaves office on Jan. 16.

The Republican nominee for governor, current Lt. […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|3 Comments

An average N.J. resident needs to make this much to afford a 2-bedroom apartment

Updated on June 9, 2017 at 4:54 PMPosted on June 9, 2017 at 10:07 AM

BY JEFF GOLDMAN

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NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

As expensive as it is to live in New Jersey, the cost to rent an apartment here isn’t close to being the priciest in the nation.

Renters in the Garden State — where the fair-market rate […]

By |June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Main/Bergen and Port Jervis Lines Serving Ridgewood Spared Much of the Summer Track Work Mayhem

June 10,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  In advance of the upcoming Amtrak track work at Penn Station New York (PSNY) during July and August, NJ TRANSIT has published new weekday rail schedules to assist customers in navigating the service changes and making their travel plans.

“More than 80 percent of NJ TRANSIT customers travel […]

By |June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The stoned minority might help elect the next New Jersey governor

Marijuana legalization is coming close to happening in New Jersey.

By Jeff Edelstein, The Trentonian

POSTED: 06/08/17, 11:08 AM EDT | UPDATED: 1 DAY AGO

And just like a puff of smoke (drifting out of a dorm room and blown through a empty paper towel roll with a dryer sheet stuffed in the end), marijuana prohibition in New […]

By |June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Populist uprising runs aground in New Jersey primary

By MATT FRIEDMAN

06/09/2017 05:03 AM EDT

Where were the Berniecrats? What about the populist uprising in the Republican ranks?

The anti-establishment mood that has taken hold in much of the country was nowhere to be seen in New Jersey on Tuesday night, when a former Goldman Sachs executive and the state’s current lieutenant governor easily prevailed in […]

By |June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments