Both blacks and whites are leaving N.J.’s largest county, data shows

By Myles Ma | NJ Advance Media for
on December 13, 2016 at 10:48 AM, updated December 13, 2016 at 12:59 PM

Bergen County has grown more diverse in the period since the recession, fostering growing Hispanic and Asian populations, but has also shed white and especially black residents.

The black population fell by more than 7 […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reader says The new Record layout and reporting sucks

file photo by Boyd Loving

The new Record layout and reporting sucks. First of all, they have early cut offs so they miss reporting sports events that end at reasonable times. Secondly, they seem to give the bare minimum local coverage now. Finally they or printing in 1 point font so it’s barely readable.

The only reason […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Bergen County|8 Comments

Home Values Slide 16.9% in Bergen County

December 13,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, According to the latest census data home prices across the state are still feeling the effects of the Great Recession, According to the most recent Census data, the median home value in New Jersey is $315,900, a 20 percent decline between the 2005-2009 Census and the 2011-2015 […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Ridgewood Real estate|0 Comments

Four Gang Members Charged With Armed Robbery Jersey Bar and Violent Kidnapping Of Ridgewood Taxi Driver

file photo by Boyd Loving
November 17,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  Four 18th Street gang members from Bergen County, New Jersey, and Rockland County, New York, were charged today with various offenses arising from their armed robbery of a Hawthorne, New Jersey, bar and the violent carjacking of a taxi that took place shortly […]

By |November 17th, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments

Bolger Heritage Center, Ridgewood Public Library Presents Who Was John Jacob Zabriskie?

November 12,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Who Was John Jacob Zabriskie? The Zabriskie family is one of the original settlers in Bergen County dating from the 1600s. John Jacob Zabriskie of “Hohokus” is one of many in a long line of descendants who had a decided impact on the way of life in […]

By |November 12th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader Critique’s Garrett Loss

Garrett’s major sin this election cycle was that he didn’t morph into something he wasn’t in response to recent waves of demands made by people living so-called “alternative” sexual lifestyles and by others, mostly young adults with a weak or misguided spiritual life or no connection at all to a traditionally organized religion, and who […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Bergen County|1 Comment

the Ridgewood Blog Endorses Scott Garrett

November 6,2016

PJ Blogger and the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, in a recent editorial in the Glen Rock Patch former Ridgewood Mayor Paul Aronsohn gave Congressmen Scott Garrett a Negative Endorsement .

What’s a  Negative Endorsement you ask ? A Negative Endorsement is a when a disreputable person with dubious motives supports a candidate making […]

By |November 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Sheriff’s race emerges as most heated in Bergen County

Republican Manuel Alfonso


Among the otherwise quiet races for Bergen County offices this year, the sheriff’s contest has emerged as the most heated, with a challenger who has accused the incumbent of political cronyism in hiring and “double-dipping.”

It’s certainly been the most visible county election in 2016, with billboards along major […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reminder : October 18th – last day to register to vote for the General 2016 Election

file photo Dana Glazer

October 16,2016


In a joint effort to accommodate constituents and encourage greater voter participation in the upcoming 2016 General Election, the Offices of the Bergen County Clerk, the Superintendent of Elections and the Board of Elections will be available during extended night and weekend hours.

The County Election […]

By |October 16th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Sheriff elections across N.J. dominated by ‘double-dippers’

NJ SpotlightBy NJ Spotlight
on September 20, 2016 at 6:30 AM, updated September 20, 2016 at 5:03 PM

….In Bergen County, Sheriff Michael Saudino is opposed by Republican Manuel Alfonso, a chief investigator for the state Department of Corrections. Saudino was elected as a Republican, but switched his allegiance to the Democratic Party this year.

Saudino rakes in […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments