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President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate pact

June 1,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate pact. In a decision that spurns pleas from corporate executives who stood to gain , world leaders who would access US tax payer funds and even Pope Francis who warned the move imperils a global […]

By |June 1st, 2017|2017|2 Comments

IN NJ, AS IN NEARBY STATES, COMPETITIVENESS DRIVES AFFORDABILITY

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MICHELE SIEKERKA | MAY 30, 2017

The only way to stem our tide of outmigration is to bring our economic policies in line with our direct regional competitors — Pennsylvania and New York

NJBIA president and CEO Michele Siekerka

New Jersey has many positive attributes. We added almost 60,000 jobs in 2016, the state’s […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

President Trump’s Taxpayer First Budget

May 23,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, President Trump’s first proposed budget shows respect for the people who pay the bills. The administration’s “Calvin Coolidge style” proposal reverses the damaging trends from previous administrations by putting our nation’s budget back into balance and reducing our debt through fiscally conservative principles, all the while delivering […]

By |May 24th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Ridgewood Department of Parks and Recreation Seasonal Employment Opportunities

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SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
May 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Applications are being sought for the many summer positions available with the Parks and Recreation Department including Day Camp Administrators, Day Camp Counselors, Graydon Pool Lifeguards, Security Attendants, and Badge Sale Attendants. Concession Attendant applications will be shared with the Water’s Edge […]

By |May 21st, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

MAKING MANUFACTURING A MATTER OF PUBLIC POLICY FOR NEW JERSEY

JOHN REITMEYER | MAY 8, 2017

A new ‘manufacturing caucus’ looks to explore what companies need in terms of employees, education, training, and business opportunities — and help make sure they get it

Although not as dominant an industry as it was several decades ago, manufacturing is still a major part of the New Jersey economy, and […]

By |May 8th, 2017|business and finance|1 Comment

Good news for college grads in NJ … who have THESE degrees

By David Matthau May 8, 2017 2:38 AM

The sun is shining the birds are chirping and the class of 2017 is about to graduate, which means going out and looking for a job.

According to Kim Barberich, executive director of the Rider University Career Development & Success Department, this year’s job outlook for new graduates is […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Springsteen hasn’t done a day’s work since his teens

By Hardeep Phull

April 29, 2017 | 12:20am

Even though he has spent much of his career writing songs about the working man, Bruce Springsteen will be the first to tell you he hasn’t done much in the way of hard work himself.

As part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, the Boss sat down with actor Tom […]

By |April 30th, 2017|2017|5 Comments

EXPLAINER: GAUGING THE FUTURE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN NEW JERSEY

TOM JOHNSON | APRIL 24, 2017

Does the fall-off in solar installations and loss of jobs indicate a slowdown in the sector?

What’s going on: Mostly business as usual: The unanswered question is whether that portends well for New Jersey’s solar sector, which has been prone to boom-and-bust cycles. The state’s solar industry is continuing to install […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report

by SAFIA SAMEE ALI

Millenials watch a video calling on the millennial generation to help end the problem of extreme poverty around the globe at the IMF/World Bank Group’s Spring summit on April 10, 2014. Miguel Juarez Lugo / Zuma Press file

By his twenties, Kyle Kaylor imagined he would be living on his own, nearing a […]

By |April 21st, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

The number of reluctant part-time workers is still higher than before the Great Recession

Published: Apr 9, 2017 12:57 p.m. ET

Millions of Americans don’t want to work part-time.

The U.S. economy added just 98,000 jobs in March, the smallest gain in nearly a year, after adding more than 200,000 jobs in January and February. Economists predicted that the number of jobs created in March would hit 180,000, so the actual […]

By |April 9th, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments