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Former Mayor Paul Aronsohn is back in the running

May 5,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj, residents who recieved their absentee ballots for June’s primary noticed former Mayor Paul Aronsohn’s name on the ballot as one of five out of five candidates running for Bergen County Democratic Committee. Some people will never lean ?

By |May 5th, 2017|Bergen County|12 Comments

NJ Transit Should Cut Fares This Summer, Senate Candidate Says

By Alyana Alfaro • 05/03/17 5:12pm

Kelly Langschultz, a Republican candidate for the state Senate in Bergen County, is calling on NJ Transit to slash its fares during the coming season of repairs and service outages at New York Penn Station.

“NJ Transit needs to reduce the cost of their ticket prices and start accommodating riders for […]

By |May 5th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Cultural Care Au Pair Names Jeneca Parker of Midland Park as Local Childcare Consultant

Local Resident to Serve as a Resource for Parents Seeking Alternative Childcare Options

April 28,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ,  Responding to the increasing demand for quality live-in childcare, Cultural Care Au Pair has recently added Jeneca Parker to its growing number of  local resources for the Bergen County area. As a Cultural Care […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal Announces the Implementation of the “Heroin Addiction Recovery Team” or “HART” program in Bergen County

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Mahwah Police Department; the Paramus Police Department; and the Lyndhurst Police Departments

April 11,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced today the issuance of a Directive to all county law enforcement agencies concerning the implementation of the “Heroin Addiction Recovery Team” or “HART” program in Bergen County. The […]

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

The most toxic sites in each New Jersey county

no its not the town garage in Ridgewood 

BY S.P. SULLIVAN | NJ ADVANCE MEDIA

New Jersey has more places under the federal Superfund program, which prioritizes cleanups of dangerous contaminated sites, than any other state.

Many have histories more colorful than an oil slick: A massive chemical fire at a mob-controlled waste storage facility. Agent Orange in […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Bergen exec unveils a $522 million budget

Steve Janoski , Staff Writer, @SteveJanoskiPublished 4:26 p.m. ET March 28, 2017 | Updated 4:53 p.m. ET March 30, 2017

Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III unveiled on Wednesday his 2017 budget, a $522 million spending plan that will increase county taxes by $8 on the average county home assessed at $465,962.

A nearly $413 million […]

By |April 2nd, 2017|Bergen County|5 Comments

Bergen County Sees Uptick in Leptospirosis, Disease That Can Kill Dogs

March 28,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to the Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital On February 14, 2017, the New York City Department of Health announced three human cases of Leptospirosis, two with pulmonary hemorrhage and one fatal as a result of infection. Recently there have also been outbreaks in Chicago and Arizona, where dozens […]

By |March 29th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

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

March 19,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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