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Ridgewood Makes the List of Top 10 Safest Towns in Bergen County

March 19,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, According to Backgroundchecks.org Ridgewood came in ,in the top 50 safest places to live in New Jersey .Ranking number 47,and scoring a top 10 in Bergen County and Passaic County . Ridgewoood scored well despite have a larger population than many of the top place towns, a […]

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

Bergen County Executive Tedesco Declares a County Wide Emergency

Bergen County State of Emergency March 14-15, 2017
March 13,2017

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Hackensack NJ, With the impending winter storm expected to be the biggest we have seen this year, I have declared a county-wide State of Emergency,” said County Executive Tedesco. “I have instructed the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management to take every […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Bergen One of 11 Counties in New Jersey Where Study Says It’s Better to Rent

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Should you buy or rent? A county-by-county list for NJ

By Dino Flammia March 10, 2017 2:57 AM

Should you buy or rent your next home? It’s a major decision for many.

To make that decision a bit easier, real estate database ATTOM Data Solutions has released a report that breaks down the math […]

By |March 11th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Vigil for Peace and Unity – Bergen County, NJ

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that “ – Martin Luther King, Jr

March 3,3017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Last week’s hate crime killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, and shooting of Alok Madasani, and Ian Grillot, has shaken everyone. This in […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Only One Vote of approval will select New Jersey’s next Governor

By GUS PENARANDA

In the era of Trump, not much attention is being paid to the NJ Gubernatorial race right now, but for those who understand what happened last November with the Presidential election, where thousands of New Jersians who rarely voted and democrats who were tired of back-room deals and politics as usual, came out […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

Guess How Many Affordable Housing Units Could Be Coming to Bergen County?

Posted by Matt Rooney On January 25, 2017

If you missed last week’s affordable housing decision from the N.J. Supreme Court, Save Jerseyans, then get caught up ASAP right here.

The bottom line?

New Jersey communities face NEW property tax-busting affordable housing requirements, as many as 150,000 unit state-wide; the numbers are being fought-out in a number of […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Bergen County|6 Comments

Gannett Laying off 141 Employees at North Jersey Media group

file photo by Boyd Loving
January 24,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Gannett owner of the Bergen Record is issuing layoff notices to 141 employees in a second major round of job cuts since it purchased North Jersey Media group.

Many long-time readers of the Ridgewood blog know there was not much love loss between this […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Bergen County|5 Comments

In Bergen County, an upscale downtown struggles for answers

“This news article, about the increased number of storefront vacancies in an “upscale” Bergen County downtown, may be of interest to many of you, particularly since Joseph A. Banks Clothiers shut their store on East Ridgewood Avenue last week.” Boyd Loving

Editors note : “I am a  Joseph A. Banks customer , yet I never set […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Bergen County|8 Comments

Bergen County Parks Master Plan Parks Survey

Bergen County Parks Master Plan

January 21,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Bergen County Parks Department initiated a master planning process for the Bergen County Park system. The goal is to identify the characteristics of the Bergen County recreation and open space system, accommodate the needs of current residents, and respond to projected future growth […]

By |January 21st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Bergen County’s Pro Arte Chorale conductor receives 2017 Grammy Nomination

December 20,2016

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Ridgewood NJ,  Hailed as an emerging young talent, Maestro Steven Fox, the 38-year old Music Director of Bergen County’s  acclaimed Pro Arte Chorale and other musical organizations has received critical praise in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe and more. Now, as Artistic Director of New […]

By |December 20th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments