Reader says, Hard to believe that these freeholders can just dip into the taxpayer base like this

Executive Order No. 2017-01, officially making Bergen County the first county in the state of New Jersey to adopt a $15 minimum wage for its full time county workers.

What a disgraceful use of a taxpayer supported political stance. Sure, everyone wishes better pay for all. Thanks to this type of thievery of robbing Peter to […]

By |November 24th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Bergen County Becomes the first County in the State of New Jersey to adopt a $15 minimum wage

November 24,2017
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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco , “This afternoon I was joined by my colleagues on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with representatives from USUW 755, USUW 655, and the Executive Director of New Jersey Working Families Analilia Mejia, to announce and sign Executive Order […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|8 Comments

NJTPC will host speaker, blogger and political commentator Matt Rooney

November 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Teaneck NJ, the NJTPC will host speaker, blogger and political commentator Matt Rooney . He will enlighten us on what to expect after the NJ election, what can be done and what you can do to be a change maker. We’ve experienced disappointment with previous elections on various levels, […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reader says Bergen County and towns like Ridgewood in the cross hairs

Remember 2-5 years and the current Valley location will be a good number of affordable housing units
The same folks who vote for leaders who support these ideas seem to be shocked when it hits home
The new governor and team are all for this with Bergen County and towns like RW in the cross hairs
Valley will […]

By |November 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

White Privilege ,Civility and the “Victimhood Culture” in Bergen County

file photo Village Council Meeting by Boyd Loving

October 23,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, In the paper , “The Rise of Victimhood Culture.” by Conor Friedersdorf  , Friedersdorf explains, Americans previously settled conflicts within the frameworks of the “honor” and “dignity” cultures:

“In honor cultures like the Old West or the street gangs of West […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

More Reports of Unlocked Vehicle Burglary in Bergen County

photo courtesy of Wyckoff Police 

October 13,2017

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Wyckoff NJ, Wyckoff and Waldwick Police report that a Waldwick Police Officer interrupted a suspect committing a burglary to an unlocked vehicle in their Borough.

Wyckoff Police have also experienced this in the past and would like to remind our residents to please remove all valuable […]

By |October 13th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Bergen County made the American Cities Will File Bankruptcy Next list…………………

Which American Cities Will File Bankruptcy Next?

by Tyler Durden
Oct 6, 2017 3:50 AM

We harp on the massive, unsustainable, yet largely unnoticed, debt burdens of American cities, counties and states fairly regularly because, well, it’s a frightening issue if you spend just a little time to understand the math and ultimate consequences.  Here is some of […]

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

Today is National Voter Registration Day

file photo by Dana Glazer

September 26,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood

Ridgewood NJ, today is National Voter Registration Day , it is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. It was first observed in 2012 and has been growing in popularity every year since. Held on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will be observed […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

5 years later, Ridgewood DEP funds still on hold

Nicholas Katzban, Staff Writer, @NicholasKatzbanPublished 1:18 p.m. ET Aug. 31, 2017

In 1982 the village of Ridgewood sold a small park on Broad Street to Bergen County for $60,000. Thirty-plus years later, that sale is costing the village in state funds that are being withheld until 1.9 acres of land is purchased and maintained as public […]

By |September 2nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments