Americans brimming with optimism on the economy

BY JONATHAN EASLEY – 02/19/17 12:00 PM EST

A strong majority of Americans say the U.S. economy is running strong, and most believe the upward trend will continue under President Trump, according to a Harvard-Harris poll provided exclusively to The Hill.

The survey found that 61 percent view the economy as strong, against 39 percent who say […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rutgers fashion police boot students from job fair for wrong color suit

By Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for
on February 16, 2017 at 5:19 PM, updated February 17, 2017 at 3:02 PM

PISCATAWAY — Rutgers University has issued a formal apology after banning students from a job fair for wearing blue suits, colored shirts, brown shoes or other attire that violated a strict new dress code […]

By |February 18th, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments

5 Tips to Start Jump Millennials’Entrepreneurial Mindset

February 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, So, you’re a smart, imaginative, persuasive millennial and – contrary to the bad rap your generation usually gets – you’re willing to work REALLY hard. You’re just waiting for all those boomers and Xers to get the heck out of the way so you can have your […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

President Trump: Putting Coal Country Back to Work


February 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington DC, On Thursday , President Donald J. Trump signed legislation (House Joint Resolution 38) to stop the costly “Stream Protection Rule” from further harming coal workers and the communities that depend on them.

H.J. Res. 38 blocks an overly burdensome regulation from harming the coal […]

By |February 17th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

President Trump: Continues his Crusade of Cutting Red Tape for American Businesses

February 15,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington DC, Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump signed legislation (House Joint Resolution 41) eliminating a costly regulation that threatened to put domestic extraction companies and their employees at an unfair disadvantage.

This creates a level playing field with companies like BP who were formed solely for the purpose of bribing, […]

By |February 15th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Stuck on Stupid :Trenton Drops All Governing Responsibilities to Focus on Trump

February 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, public frustration continues to grow towards the New Jersey Assembly spending so much time and energy attacking President Trump instead of focusing on any of New Jerseys myriad of serious problems.

Trenton is ignoring everything from property tax relief, school funding, pension payments and reform, the list is endless. […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Trenton|4 Comments



While rest of country showed strong 25 percent growth in solar jobs, New Jersey’s solar employment fell by 14 percent

The solar sector helped the economy grow last year by creating 51,000 jobs across the nation, but not in New Jersey, once one of the biggest success stories in the industry, […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

New Jersey tax collections still struggling to reach pre-recession levels


New Jersey is one of 23 states still trying to boost its tax revenue levels to pre-recession levels, according to a Pew Charitable Trust report.

At its peak, the fourth quarter of 2007, the state took in $8.7 billion in revenue. It hit a low point at the end of 2011, with only […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Trenton|3 Comments

10 Fastest Growing Jobs In New Jersey In 2017

February 2,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to Zippa a career website , New Jersey is, and has been since its founding, a state in change. We’re growing, we’re progressing, we’re constantly on the move, it seems, financially, industrially, technologically, and of course, in the

New Jersey is, and has been since its founding, […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Report: 25% of Morris households can’t afford to live in county

Michael Izzo , @MIzzoDR4:40 p.m. ET Jan. 16, 2017

Rising costs are putting basic necessities out of reach for 37 percent or 1.2 million New Jersey households, according to the United Way ALICE Report released by United Way of Northern New Jersey.

“ALICE – Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed; Study of Financial Hardship” shows that the minimum […]

By |January 17th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments