Former public works inspector who stole nearly half a Million Dollars in Parking Meter Quarters Spotted in Ridgewood

November 17, 2017
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Ridgewood’s former public works inspector who stole nearly half a million dollars in loose parking meter quarters from the village was seen on Thursday working in the Village. Yes Thomas Rica working at a job site on Valley View Avenue in Ridgewood, on Thursday afternoon, (11/16/2017).

For those who […]

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Alleged Ridgewood Coke Dealer Arrested after month-long joint investigation with Bergen Prosecutor and New Jersey State Police

file photo by Boyd Loving

November 17,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrests of HECTOR RIVAS (DOB: 1/22/1992; single; and employed as a dishwasher) of 32 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ and VICTOR MARTINEZ (DOB: 4/15/1989; single; and unemployed) of 23 John F. Kennedy Drive, Bloomfield, NJ […]

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Reader says Schedler be modeled after the wild wooded area in Central Park

I have suggested to the council in writing, that Schedler be modeled after the wild wooded area in Central Park , NYC. In other words with paths , but otherwise preserved , pristine nature, in all its grandeur. And life giving to plants and animals and us, keeping out pollution, trees providing oxygen, and an […]

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Village of Ridgewood and the Ridgewood Village Council received the 2017 Innovation in Governance Award, honored by the National League of Cities

photo courtesy of the Village Hall

November 16,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Congratulations, to Mike ,Susan and Heather  Village of Ridgewood and the Ridgewood Village Council received the 2017 Innovation in Governance Award, honored by the National League of Cities and Sustainable Jersey Silver certified!!

Sustainable Jersey is a nonprofit organization that provides tools, training […]

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Ball Fields Back on the Table for Schedler Property in Ridgewood

November 16,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, once again the Schedler Property in Ridgewood seems to be in play. Rumors are swirling on the east side of route 17 ,that the current tree clearing is really  to make way for more ball fields .

Jacqueline Hone commented on Facebook on Ridgewood History, “There has been […]

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Village Engineer Gets Preferential Treatment with Parking at Village Hall

November 16,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, looks like Christopher Rutishauser Village Engineer  has had his share of troubles parking in the Village Hall parking lot .  So in order to keep his special spot available an over night sign change was needed  and there we go special parking for motorcycles, even closer to […]

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Reader says “Fairness ” is nothing more than sticking someone else with the bill

I get a kick out of all the liberals talking about “fairness”.
How is it fair that senior citizens on fixed incomes who never had children in the schools or singles with no children are supposed to pay for the education of someone else’s children?
I shouldn’t have to subsidize the education of the children of someone […]

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Reader says when it come to Valley I do not advocate celebration nor letting our guard down just yet

Still need to digest this – the cynic in me says – read the fine print – are we truly getting what we want or is there a loophole/compromise in this solution that will end up leaving us worse of.
Agreed it looks good on the surface, but I do not advocate celebration nor letting our […]

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Ridgewood Police rescued small dog that had been trapped on a roof

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page
November 16,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer Brandon Donnelly rescued a small dog that had been trapped on the lower roof of a Queens Court, Ridgewood home for over eight (8) hours on Thursday, 11/15. A next door neighbor who reported that the dog […]

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Ridgewood Water , can no flush Fridays be far behind?

November 15 ,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water is reminding people that , “Your Toilet is a Water Thief”  – Check your toilet for leaks to save water and money. Free testing tablets are available at the office of Ridgewood Water.

Longer term readers of the Ridgewood blog know the Village  has had […]

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