Paramus rejects proposal to build a mutifamily housing development near New Bridge Medical Center

December 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, on Thursday night Paramus officials rejected a proposal to build a mutifamily housing development near New Bridge Medical Center. The Paramus Zoning Board of Adjustment unanimously denied Highview Homes’ application to build a 35-unit development on a nearly 2-acre lot on Sorbello Road. The Red Bank-based applicant […]

By |December 11th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Reader Says My hat goes off to Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi but she seems to be lonely in this fight Against Over Development

My hat goes off to her but she seems to be lonely in this fight. I don’t see any uproar from anybody else on the Republican side at least. Democ-rats agenda will continue the path of destruction in the name of socialism. Socialism tries to narrow the gap by destroying the rich so they can […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Maybe its time to build large-scale apartment/condo structures out of non-combustible construction

August 2,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Edgewater NJ, One year ago today, a fast-moving fire sparked by a maintenance worker’s blowtorch climbed up the walls and through unsprinklered spaces of the Avalon Edgewater apartment complex.

The blaze was first reported at 4:22 p.m. on Jan. 21, 2015, sending 500 first responders to the Russell Avenue complex.

Before […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Phil Murphy Funding the Over Development Push in New Jersey

July 29,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, no surprise here that state Democrats are funding over building in Bergen County and looking to destroy the quality of life ,turning the county into another borough of Manhattan .

“Anyone who follows me knows I have been fighting to bring rational discussion to the over development crisis […]

By |July 29th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Lawyers Spar Over Ex-Judge Wolfson’s Affordable Housing Role

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Douglas Wolfson

Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal

Lawyers argued Monday over whether a former state judge who handled affordable housing cases should have at least one of his rulings overturned because of his relationship with a developer.

In Trenton, a lawyer for South Brunswick Township squared off against a half-dozen others representing […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

 Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi : We need to stop this insanity of mandated Overdevelopment in NJ

 Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi  

I represent many communities in Bergen and Passaic counties that had significant flooding this week because of the torrential rains. The flooding episodes have become frequent and severe over the past two decades, primarily because there is no place left for groundwater from storms to be absorbed. Guess what isn’t taken into […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi Forces Vote On Her Anti-Overdevelopement at 1 am 4th of July

Bergen Democrats Do Nothing 

July 6,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, At 1 am on the 4th of July Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi finally had an opportunity to force a vote on her bills which would help our towns in their fight against forced over development. Not surprising, but certainly disappointing, the Bergen County democratic members […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Bergen County|8 Comments

Ridgewood Planning Board Special Public Meeting: Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Planning Board Special Public Meeting Announcement
Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:00PM


Special Public Meeting: Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Addition to Meeting Schedule

In accordance with the provisions of the “Open Public Meetings Act,” please be advised that the Planning Board has scheduled a special public meeting and work session for MONDAY, June 26, […]

By |June 26th, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Affordable housing mandate threatens quality of life, mayor says

“While I know this is Somerset, it is obvious that with the exception of District 39 and District 40 leadership, the crickets from District 36, District 37 and District 38 are becoming more incessant. When will the leadership of NJ Legislature stop playing this “partisan card”? “, Edward Durfee

Affordable housing mandate threatens quality of life, […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|affordable housing|6 Comments

Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi : We must stop the affordable housing crisis

June 17,2017
by Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi

New Jersey has the highest property taxes, foreclosure rate and is the most expensive state in the nation to own a home.  Common sense and basic economics tell us that there is too much supply and too little demand, with high taxes and a dense population distorting total housing costs upward.

Now […]

By |June 17th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments