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April 20, or 4/20, is known by many as “Weed Day”

April 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, April 20, or 4/20, is known by many as “Weed Day” in some circles because the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana. There are many legends and rumors as to where the name came from .

However one thing is true for Garden Stater’s it was […]

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Is The Anti-Gluten Frenzy About To Be Countered By A Pro-Wheat Comeback?

April 20,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,Americans at one time lived their lives utterly unconcerned about the gluten in their diets. But an anti-gluten craze that erupted in the last decade has become so prominent that it spawned a $16-billion-a-year industry.

Gluten became branded as the enemy of good health, bestselling books scared the public […]

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RIDGEWOOD WATER, DAFFODIL FESTIVAL, EARTH DAY SUNDAY APRIL 23RD

file photo by ArtChick
April 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water’s Journey from Rain to Drain, Daffodil Festival & Earth Day Fair will take place Sunday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p. m  in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square. This is a free, fiun event for all ages!

Come join the […]

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Reader says the Hudson Garage is to compensate legally for building LESS parking at nearby apartment developments

Its most significant intended purpose, and the one motivating past council members, is to compensate legally for building LESS parking at nearby apartment developments. Otherwise why would Aronsohn & Co. have cared so much that they made a video about it (on village tax money)? DO NOT BE FOOLED. Garage is a boondoggle to end […]

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Reader asks What could possibly go wrong by trusting a real estate developer and a disgraced politician?

Remember that the former Mayor and Mr. Saraceno conducted studies that showed that there would be LESS traffic and only 4 additional children in the schools as a result of this project. No really, they did – and expected us to believe it. The studies assumed that only empty nesters with no cars would be […]

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Reader says The idea that we need a developer’s attorney to tell us what is and is not a fact is insulting, preposterous and condescending

Members of the public suggesting that the proposed development project, when built, will produce unavoidable, intractable problems with vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the intersection of Broad Street and Franklin Avenue, reflect common sense and need not be deemed “out of order” by Saraceno’s henchmen. The idea that we need a developer’s attorney to tell […]

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Ridgewood’s Emerging Artists Gallery Scavenger Hunt

Video by Dana Glazer

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Deputy Mayor Mike Sedon and friends talk about the upcoming Emerging Artists Gallery Scavenger Hunt that’s happening on Sunday, April 23rd from 11-2pm at Van Neste Park!!

 

By |April 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Design Concerns for New 5 Story Apartment at Broad & Franklin in Ridgewood

April 19,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, In a long planning board session Tuesday night residents and planning board members expressed concerns over John Saraceno’s 5 story apartment and retail complex coming to Broad and Franklin. Built on the former home of the Ken Smith car dealership, the 60+ unit apartment with thousands of square […]

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Reader says Traffic Grants Are Nothing More Than Social Engineering

MORE SOCIAL ENGINEERING.
All part of AGENDA 21 — read up on it folks.
Agenda 21 Course

Grants with nice sounding names to gain your acceptance so your freedoms are reduced and your behavior controlled.

Lesson 6: Grants are Used as a Major Tool to Implement Agenda 21

Lesson 6: Grants are Used as a Major Tool to Implement Agenda 21

From NJDOT – Safe Routes to School
http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/business/localaid/srts.shtm

The federal-aid SRTS program provides federal-aid […]

By |April 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|7 Comments

Today is National Lineman Appreciation Day

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file photo by Boyd Loving

April 18,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,In honor of National Lineman Appreciation Day, Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, salutes the men and women dedicated to keeping the electricity flowing for their customers every day, in all types of weather conditions. When the public is asked […]

By |April 18th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments