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Lead in Water Detected in 47 Bergen school districts including Ridgewood

July 24,2017

the staff of the Rmidgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Lead has been detected in more than half of the water fountains and sinks in 47 school districts in Bergen County, including Ridgewood according to a new report by Environment New Jersey an environmental advocacy group.

In April the Ridgewood blog reported on the test results in the […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|4 Comments

Senator Bob Gordon (D-38) Out of Touch on Transit Issues

July 24,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, amazingly with what seems like a daily occurrence of commuter disasters Democrat Senator Bob Gordon shockingly declares NJ Transit ‘working pretty well’ ?

Senator Bob Gordon (D-38) is running for reelection this year is also serving as chairman of the N.J. Senate committee responsible for overseeing public transportation […]

By |July 24th, 2017|commuters|4 Comments

Ridgewood YWCA Offers Mini-Dance Sessions

Let’s keep moving this summer and Dance!

July 23,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, YWCA provides quality dance instruction in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment. Our goal is to instill a lifelong affinity for movement and fitness, while teaching basic to advanced dance skills and techniques.
YWCA provides quality dance instruction in a fun, relaxed […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Professor: Students Are Becoming Moral Nihilists

file photo by Boyd Loving

Are well-meaning teachers unintentionally producing moral nihilism in their students?

Richard Cocks

One thing I’ve learned in my years of teaching in the U.S. is that many young Americans are moral relativists. As students in elementary and secondary schools, they were taught that there is no moral fact of the matter. Thus, when […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Reader says the Real-estate figures are 100% wrong and worse yet, don’t tell the complete picture

file photo by Boyd Loving

Your figures are 100% wrong and worse yet, don’t tell the complete picture. There are currently 94 homes for sale in Ridgewood, not 200. There are over 7,400 homes in Ridgewood, so 94 is hardly significant. You fail to point out that median home prices have gone up in Ridgewood more […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

Ridgewood Master Plan to Get an Update

July 23,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Master Plan is set to get an update. In what seemed like news to many Ridgewood residents the Village Master Plan has not been updated in 30 years .

A master plan is a guiding document that sets zoning throughout a municipality, but also offers a […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Christie Vetoes “Airbnb” Tax Bill

July 23,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Gov. Chris Christie vetoed legislation on Friday that would have imposed taxes on the state’s burgeoning “home-sharing” industry.

The bill was an effort to target and regulate an industry dominated by San Francisco-based Airbnb, even as some municipalities in the state move toward banning the practice within their borders.

According […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

After Court Loss Ridgewood Water Names New Business Manager

July 22,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water has named Daniel Timmeny a former executive director with the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission to be its business manager. Timmeny replaces former Business Manager Dave Scheibner, who retired this year. As of this writing we are still not sure as to what […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

Ridgewood Karate Academy Weapons Summer Camp

July 22,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, This will be an exciting, fun-filled, high-energy and action-packed weapons camp focusing on weapon safety, proper basic techniques, history of the weapon, and a weapon form.

August 7 – August 11
Aug 7 at 9 AM to Aug 11 at 1 PM

Ridgewood Karate Academy

ADDRESS:

30 COTTAGE PLACE,
RIDGEWOOD, NJ 07450,

PHONE:

201-447-2272

EMAIL:

[email protected]

We will […]

By |July 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Ridgewood Water to Upgrade Infrastructure Piping at Four Stream Crossings in the Village of Ridgewood

photo by ArtChick

July 22,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water announced that the contract to upgrade infrastructure water piping at 4 stream locations has been awarded to Fred Devens Construction.  The project will be managed by Consulting Engineer, Mott MacDonald.

Construction activities will take place at Linwood Ave/Saddle River, North Irving St/HoHoKus Brook, East […]

By |July 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments