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Ridgewood Teen Wins $25,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood teen Deena Shefter has been awarded a $25,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship. Shefter attended Bergen County Academies (BCA),  a STEM-focused magnet high school in Bergen County , she is a member of the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honor Society. Her research investigates the connection between multiple sclerosis and osteoporosis . 

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RIDGEWOOD MAN WILL RUN FOR 24 HOURS TO HONOR FRIEND AND BRING AWARENESS TO THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF CHEMOTHERAPY

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Ridgewood NJ, 4 years ago Kerrie Prettitore, a 42 year old mother of 3, was diagnosed with colon cancer. She subsequently had successful surgery to remove the tumor. While recovering from surgery she began what was to be a routine, 6-month chemotherapy regimen. But after just one treatment, she became very ill and her condition quickly became life threatening. A test performed several weeks after the chemotherapy treatment revealed she had a condition known as DPD Deficiency (Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency) which prevented her body from breaking down one of the chemotherapy drugs she received, 5-FU (fluorouracil).

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Join Ridgewood Parks and Recreation for Pickleball this fall

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Ridgewood NJ, Join Ridgewood Parks and Recreation for Pickleball this fall! Adult classes run on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Glen Courts, located at 865 E. Glen Avenue.
Beginner Instruction – 9:15 to 10:15am
Intermediate Play – 10:15 to 11:15am
Cost is $40/4 week session (non-residents $50)
All equipment available. Participants must possess a 2018 Tennis Membership and can be purchased at www.ridgewoodnj.net/communitypass

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Village Council Questioned on Train Station Parking Bonding

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Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday nights council meeting resident Saurabh Dani pointed out and questioned why the Village engineer quoted the Ridgewood Train Station parking lot renovations  at a cost of $200,000 to 220,000 , yet the Village is bonding for $330,000 ?

Dani questioned if the Village was expecting a significant amount of cost over runs for the project or was this an attempt to generate , what he called “house money” , where the left over funds from a capitol project would be incorporated into general funds for the Village and spent ?

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Ridgewood Resident Proposes a Change for Chicken Coops

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Ridgewood NJ, at last nights Village Council meeting Ridgewood High School Senior Alexander Rule proposed changes to the Village of Ridgewood ordinance Article 3 section 105 -18 in regards to poultry and fowl .

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Graydon Patrons Get the Bums Rush on Labor Day

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Ridgewood NJ, On Labor Day I was at Graydon late in the afternoon. The water was beautiful, the weather was spectacular, the snack bar was humming, there were lots and lots of people swimming and on the sand. It was, in a (hyphenated) word, picture-perfect.

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PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO RIDGEWOOD TAXPAYERS

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PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS

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All property tax relief program information provided here is based on current law and is subject to change.
 

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING AND PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA SEPTEMBER 5th

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Village Council Special Public Meeting
VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD
VILLAGE COUNCIL SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
7:30 P.M.

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Readers Concerned over Ridgewood Officers Health after Sunday Crash

At least one of these vehicles hit a utility pole. This knocked out power to at least part of the surrounding neighborhood. Were they responding to the same call at speed, one on East Glen, one on North Van Dien? No wonder the two officers were transported to the hospital–the impact must have been tremendous. Any update on how these officers are faring?