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

Gottheimer’s Principals : Raise Money who cares if Iran Builds a Bomb

Gottheimer’s Price Tag on his Principles: $462,520.00

September 20,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Congressman Scott Garrett was an early and vocal opponent of President Obama’s nuclear arms deal, repeatedly announcing his concerns about the President’s framework in April 2015, voting against the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 in May, and denouncing the […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Bergen County|8 Comments

Bergen County Sheriff Candidate Manuel Alfonso: The PoltickerNJ Interview

By Alyana Alfaro • 08/31/16 11:49am

Manuel Alfonso, 47, is the first Latino to pursue the position of Bergen County Sheriff and score a major party endorsement. The Cuban American Republican entered the race earlier this year after a January party switch by incumbent Sheriff Michael Saudino from Republican to Democrat left the GOP scrambling for […]

By |September 17th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Tax rates floated for 2 new casinos near New York City

Updated: SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 — 5:07 PM EDT

by WAYNE PARRY, The Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – State voters are being promised that millions of dollars in new funding will flow to programs for senior citizens and the horse racing industry and to help a struggling Atlantic City if they approve a ballot question authorizing […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Bergen County|9 Comments

Garrett: Debates Are Great Opportunity to Share Ideas – Too Bad Gottheimer Has None

photo Scott Garrett rail car safety in Bergen County 
August 25,2016
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Hackensack NJ, Garrett for Congress released the following statement regarding candidate debates for the 2016 congressional election:

“Rep. Scott Garrett is pleased to accept invitations from WRNJ Radio and Rabbi Steven Pruzansky to debate Democratic challenger Josh Gottheimer. This will be a […]

By |August 25th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Gottheimer/Clinton tax plan will Hit Bergen County Residents Especially Hard

August 23,2016

the staff of the Ridwood blog

Ridgewood NJ, As a professional political operative, Josh Gottheimer knows how to lie to voters in order to get what he wants. He helped Bill Clinton do it for years.

Now, Josh Gottheimer is lying to Fifth District voters about being a “fiscal conservative ” ,when in reality, he supports […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments

A Sad Tale of Ridgewood’s Twinney Pound

I , Diane Palacios , am the writer of the original post. I bumped into Councilman Hache in the supermarket yesterday and he said the weed that is invading the pond is Japanese Knotweed and that it is sprayed away twice a year , in the spring and the fall.

I also sent an e-mail to […]

By |August 6th, 2016|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

Rep Scott Garrett Continues to Push for Added Oil Train Safety in Bergen County

August 4,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, According to Rep. Scott Garrett we have seen an increase in the amount of oil trains travelling through our area, and many people have concerns about what this means for their homes and their families. Because of this, he recently hosted a meeting in Bergen County so […]

By |August 5th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Governor Chris Christie brings his Fair School Funding Message to Over Taxed Bergen County

July 29,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Fair Lawn NJ, Governor Chris Christie took his #fairschoolfunding message to Fair Lawn in Bergen County on Thursday, making the case for a new K-12 state aid formula to a town hall audience .

Governor Chris Christie proposed drastic changes to New Jersey’s school-aid formula that would distribute an equal […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments


July 23,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, today Graydon features the Great Duck Derby!

Embrace the national “Come Alive Outside” campaign and join us for an afternoon of family fun and activity . . . and the famous rubber duck race!

Saturday, July 23, 12 noon to 4 pm, Graydon Pool (rain date is 7/24)

Sponsored by Jacobsen […]

By |July 23rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|7 Comments