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Readers Debate Crime Wave at Bergen County Wild Duck Pond in Ridgewood

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I am SHOCKED. This is depressing. I never knew this can happen in Ridgewood. These things do not happen in the Bronx in the middle of the day let alone a small, cozy town in Bergen County. If this has been happening on a regular basis why is no one arrested? Why can’t there be hidden cameras in these places? If there is no punishment things will get worse.
And I am sorry but continually advising people to not leave stuff in their cars is insulting. It is suggesting we have to accept crime as a normal thing and accept that we have no power over criminals.

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Bergen County Wild Duck Pond Eyesore, Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, “County parks budget being used for something else? This is the first thing many people see when driving westbound into Ridgewood. Council, can you complain? ” , readers continue to express their dissatisfaction  with the condition of the Bergen County Wild Duck Pond.

The dog run formerly referred to as ‘bark park”  seems to be popular despite claims of nasty aggressive dogs , but the over all condition of the pond has many residents very concerned . Crossing from Paramus heading up Ridgewood Avenue , the Bergen County Wild Duck Pond is the first impression any one gets of Ridgewood  and what they see is a dilapidated ,rundown park.