Marijuana could take New Jersey to New Highs

November 10,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Following Democrat Phil Murphy’s victory in New Jersey’s gubernatorial election on Tuesday, marijuana legalization in the state could very quickly become a reality. The incoming governor, made cannabis legalization a key part of his campaign platform. Murphy has promised to legalize pot for Garden State stoners aged […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Trenton|8 Comments


Partnership Enables Same-day Delivery to Nearly 900,000 Households
November 2,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  Kings Food Markets, upscale gourmet food market, and Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, announced today a partnership to bring same-day delivery to nearly 900,000 households across New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.

Kings customers can now visit […]

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

New Jersey Releases Annual Statistics on Cyber Breaches for the First Time

October 31,2017
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Trenton NJ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the New Jersey State Police  announced that 676 data breaches were reported to the State Police in 2016 affecting more than 116,000 New Jersey account holders. October is National Cybersecurity Month, and the announcement – the first release of annual statistics […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

Valley Hospital will be the only New Jersey participant in a nationwide screening of Defining Hope

October 29,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Valley Hospital will be the only New Jersey participant in a nationwide screening of Defining Hope, an important new documentary about people weighing what matters most at the fragile junctures in life — and the nurses who guide them. The documentary is coming to select theaters nationwide […]

By |October 29th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Weinstein’s money to Democrats in New Jersey

October 9,2017

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River Vale NJ, Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi comments on the  Weinstein sexual harassment controversy and the  Hollywood as well as Democrat double standard:

“I’ve found hypocrisy in politics fascinating as well as disgusting as it oftentimes involves women. Several months ago, in a room filled with more than 60 people, a […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Bergen County|5 Comments

Drunk Driving Deaths and Overall Traffic Deaths Increase for Second Straight Year, New Jersey Sees  27 percent increase in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities

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October 8,2017
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is calling on Congress to hold hearings to address the rising number of tragedies occurring on our nation’s roadways, following today’s announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that overall traffic fatalities and those caused by drunk driving […]

By |October 8th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Catholic Schools Dominate National Blue Ribbon School Winners in New Jersey

September 29,2017
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Washington DC, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized 342 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. These schools demonstrate that all students can achieve to high levels. The Department will formally recognize […]

By |September 29th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Disturbing suicide trend among pre-teens in New Jersey

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By David Matthau September 17, 2017 8:10 PM

It may shock you to learn the suicide rate among middle school students is on the rise.

Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows between 2007 and 2014, there were 50 reported suicides among middle school students in New Jersey.

This is a growing problem, […]

By |September 18th, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Ridgewood becomes the first Bee City in New Jersey!

file photo by Boyd Loving

September 18,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Its official Ridgewood becomes the first Bee City in New Jersey! To learn more about this important and amazing program visit
Bee City USA endorses a set of commitments for creating sustainable habitats for pollinators, which are vital to feeding the planet.

Bee City […]

By |September 18th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

New Jersey Joins Multi-State Call for Equifax to Disable Fee-Based Monitoring Services, Reimburse Fees for Security Freezes

September 16,2017
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Trenton NJ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced today that New Jersey has signed onto a multi-state letter calling on the credit reporting firm Equifax to disable web links for enrollment in its fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of a massive data breach with potential to impact […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments