Ridgewood Resident Gets Scammed in Craigslist Car delivery Scam

July 28,2015
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Ridgewood NJ, On Tuesday July 21, 2015, a resident reported that he/she had entered into an agreement with a seller on to purchase a motor vehicle. After the resident forwarded payment for the vehicle and shipping costs, the vehicle did not arrive as agreed upon. Upon further review […]

By |July 28th, 2015|village of ridgewood|2 Comments


July 27,2015
the staff of the Ridgewood blogRidgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Arts Council (RAC) is placing a final call to all artists with a connection to Ridgewood to consider donating to a permanent art installation which will be housed throughout Ridgewood’s Village Hall. The intent of this installation, entitled Ridgewood […]

By |July 27th, 2015|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Aronsohn says about parking garage costs: “nothing is free”

file photo by Boyd Loving

Listen to what Ridgewood Mayor Paul Aronsohn has to say about the costs for a new parking garage.

My take on this sound bite is that our mayor admits property taxes may indeed have to go up if a garage is built.

What’s your take?

Hudson Street Parking Garage

Walker Parking Consultant Study – July […]

By |July 27th, 2015|village of ridgewood|11 Comments

Family tragedy forced Ridgewood Moving Services CEO to step up

JULY 26, 2015    LAST UPDATED: SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2015, 1:21 AM

When Cindy Myer’s husband, Rob, died from a heart attack in 2005, she didn’t just have to worry about taking care of her family — she had a business to run, too.

Myer succeeded her husband as chief […]

By |July 26th, 2015|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Ridgewood Public Library Needs to Follow the Same Footprint as the RHS Learning Commons

July 26,2015
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Ridgewood NJ, , Readers suggest the Ridgewood Public Library follow the same successful template as the RHS Learning Commons with a public private partnership to raise money for the desired public library renovations.
As many remember Learning Commons project organizers believed a state facilities grant, would supply the last additional […]

By |July 26th, 2015|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Readers suggest Ridgewood Library poll users

Before anything is done they need to research this. This is not about wanting a light and airy library and it is not about the director wanting a renovation, this is taxpayer money. They have clubs meeting there and tutoring taking place. Is this what we want in the library or should the focus be […]

By |July 26th, 2015|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Developmentally disabled adults get red carpet experience in Ridgewood

JULY 24, 2015    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015, 1:14 PM

The Park West Tavern Loft will host a special event for developmentally disabled people Friday night.

The event, titled “Club LOU ’15 Summer Blast,” will feature dancing and fun as the participants are taken out for a “night on […]

By |July 25th, 2015|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Shop Ridgewood : Summer Sidewalk Sale Days

Summer Sidewalk Sale Days
Thu, August 06, 2015 – Sat, August 08, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Location: Downtown Ridgewood, E Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Event Description

Participating Stores:
Alex and Ani 134 E. Ridgewood Ave
Anik 119 E. Ridgewood Ave
Beauty Plus Salon 25 E. Ridgewood Ave
Bookends 211 E. Ridgewood Ave
Brain Balance Allendale
B Witching 130 1/2 E. Ridgewood Ave
DoubleTake […]

By |July 25th, 2015|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Did the Village Council violate the Village Code by hiring Matthews prior to creating the position?

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There are two questions. 1. Was an HR director necessary when the Village Manager is supposed to manage this function as part of her $150K salary? 2. Did the Village Council violate the Village Code by hiring Matthews prior to creating the position.

The answer to (1) is open for debate. Some […]

By |July 25th, 2015|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

Readers say Village hiring rules broken

file photo by Boyd Loving
“The intent of the ordinance,” Sonenfeld said, was to clean up the language in the code “to reflect what is and has been reality.”

What a load of BS. Clean up the lanugage in the code? Come on, Roberta, do you think that we concerned citizens of this town are stupid? You […]

By |July 25th, 2015|village of ridgewood|2 Comments