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Ridgewood Police Patrol Officers Respond to aid Victim of Vehicle Crash on Grove Street

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood EMS and Ridgewood Police Patrol Officers Patrick Elwood & Kevin McKeon responded to aid the adult female victim of a single vehicle crash in the 700 block of Grove Street, Ridgewood on Sunday afternoon, 11/04. The victim was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked white colored, 4-door sedan. A young shade tree was also destroyed in the incident. The accident may have been caused when the driver experienced a medical episode.

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Join Ridgewood Parks and Recreation for Pickleball this fall

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Join Ridgewood Parks and Recreation for Pickleball this fall! Adult classes run on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Glen Courts, located at 865 E. Glen Avenue.
Beginner Instruction – 9:15 to 10:15am
Intermediate Play – 10:15 to 11:15am
Cost is $40/4 week session (non-residents $50)
All equipment available. Participants must possess a 2018 Tennis Membership and can be purchased at

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Thanksgiving Eve South Maple Collision in Ridgewood

car crash maple ave

courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page
November 25,2015

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A Honda Civic and a Toyota Corolla collided at the intersection of South Maple Avenue and Dayton Street in Ridgewood on Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1 PM. Ridgewood PD, EMS and FD units responded to the collision.

Both drivers refused medical aid, but each of the vehicles was heavily damaged, requiring their removal by separate flatbed tow trucks. Ridgewood FD personnel attended to a minor crash related fluid spill. There was no word at the scene as to whether any summonses were issued by police.

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Seeking Ridgewood Residents to Volunteer for Planning Board and Shade Tree Commission


The Village Council is looking for residents who are interested in volunteering to serve on the Planning Board or the Shade Tree Commission.

The Planning Board reviews site plans and subdivision applications; prepares, adopts, and amends the Master Plan; makes recommendations to the Village Council regarding amendments to developmental regulations and the official map.

The Shade Tree Commission works closely with the Parks and Recreation Department, the Ridgewood Environmental Advisory Committee, and the Green Team to promote awareness and education of the residents as well as advise and provide recommendations to the Village Council in promoting and sustaining a safe and productive shade tree resource. Members will preferably have forestry or tree backgrounds or hold the designation of a certified Arborist.

All interested residents should fill out a Citizen Volunteer Leadership form (found on the Village website), and send it along with a cover letter indicating on which board(s) the resident wishes to serve, and a biography or resume to:

Heather Mailander, Village Clerk
Village of Ridgewood
131 North Maple Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07451

Deadline for submissions is September 10, 2015.