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Ridgewood Village Council continues to react to residents concerns and improve its parking allocation strategy.

January 20,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Parking Update, the Village Council continues to react to residents concerns and improve its parking allocation strategy.
The Village Council has implemented a reallocation strategy, based on supply/demand, for various Village-owned parking lots throughout town to give a few extra spaces to CBD patrons. In response to commuter […]

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UPDATE on environmental cleanup for the “Town Garage” Site in Ridgewood

UPDATE on environmental cleanup:

Janaury 20,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen provided an update on the “Town Garage ” site cleanup. The Ridgewood Village Council approved submission of a Brownfields Grant Application for the cleanup of contamination on and around the North Walnut Street municipal parking lot in the CBD. Brownfields are […]

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Frayed Outdoor Electric Cord likely cause of a 2-alarm house fire on South Pleasant Avenue, Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

January 20th 2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Chief James Van Goor said that a frayed outdoor electric cord was the likely cause of a 2-alarm house fire at 293 South Pleasant Avenue, Ridgewood late Thursday night, 01/19. No one was injured in the blaze and […]

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Blais Brancheau submits resignation as Ridgewood’s planner

Mark Krulish , Staff Writer, @Mark_Krulish4:02 p.m. ET Jan. 19, 2017

Blais Brancheau, the longtime Director of Planning for the Village of Ridgewood, is resigning from his position.

The village manager’s office confirmed Thursday morning that Brancheau had submitted his letter of resignation, but could not immediately say when his last day would be.

http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/ridgewood/2017/01/19/blais-brancheau-submits-resignation-ridgewoods-planner/96772794/

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Why The Empty Nest Reality Is Much Less Glum Than The Myth

You’re supposed to feel weepy, forsaken and bereft.

And maybe you do. Sometimes. Some days.

Ridgewood NJ, But many parents are realizing that they also feel exhilarated, freer and, yes, sexier, when their kids grow up, leave home and go out on their own.

“It might be an empty nest, but there’s no ‘syndrome,’” says Lynda Cheldelin Fell […]

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NJ Supreme Court: Build more affordable housing

Ghetto Building?

Jean Mikle and Russ Zimmer , Asbury Park PressPublished 11:10 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2017 | Updated 13 hours ago

A housing advocacy group says “tens of thousands” of new units of affordable housing could be built in New Jersey as a result of a state Supreme Court decision Wednesday.

In a unanimous decision, the court […]

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Professionals detail proposed site plans for Ken Smith property

Mark Krulish , Staff Writer, @Mark_Krulish4:29 p.m. ET Jan. 18, 2017

Testimony continued Tuesday evening in front of Ridgewood’s Planning Board regarding an application to build a mixed-use project at the former site of Ken Smith Motors.

Experts appearing on behalf of the developer, KS Broad Street LLC, spoke about changes being made to the site in […]

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Reader asks Why all of a sudden this hysteria of pushing for affordable housing. Whose agenda is this?

If you voted for Obama or any Democrat in New Jersey it is your Agenda 

This is such bullshit. Why all of a sudden this hysteria of pushing for affordable housing. Whose agenda is this? Why stuff nice towns and villages with buildings that are out of character? Why force villages that people have worked very […]

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11 am Ridgewood Central Business District employee parking at Cottage place wide open

January 19,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, reader commented “Its actually a one faceted approach–bury your head in the sand and pretend we dont need a garage.” No we don’t think the lack of a garage is the problem.

Central Business District Thursday, January 18th,  11 am employee parking cottage place wide open.

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Ridgewood Southbound Route 17 Crash backs Up Traffic for Miles

photos courtesy of Boyd Lovings Facebook page

January 19,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, A two (2) vehicle collision on Route 17 southbound near the Old Paramus Reformed Church in Ridgewood backed up southbound traffic for miles on Wednesday morning, 01/18. Only one (1) southbound travel lane was open to traffic as crews worked to […]

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