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!

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September 18,2017

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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|2 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

New Jersey Pushes “Complete Streets are for everyone”

September 13,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, the state of New Jersey along with  the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center (BPRC) is pushing a plan to make your streets safer and more user friendly for ,pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles with a series of planning and design initiates .

According to there website , […]

By |September 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments


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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

September 4,2017
written by OpportunityNJ June 26, 2017

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

By |September 4th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

The Key Players Leaving the NJ Legislature


A sea change in New Jersey politics is coming next year, not only because Gov. Chris Christie will be leaving office, but because many prominent voices in the Legislature will be gone or are shuffling into other positions.

A string of departures announced this year in the Assembly and Senate and the death of state Sen. […]

By |September 2nd, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

The Natural Swimming Hole In New Jersey You’ll Want To Visit Before Summer Ends

When it comes to swimming spots, New Jersey isn’t lacking. We’ve got gorgeous ocean beaches all along our coast, river beaches, lake beaches, bay beaches, municipal pools, quarries, waterparks… If you’d like to take a dip, the Garden State has got you covered. Of course, there are more New Jerseyans than swimming spots, so some […]

By |August 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

WTF MSM!? Where’s coverage of Dem. senator’s corruption trial?

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Posted August 22, 2017 03:58 PM by Rob Eno


Government spending essential to eclipse viewing … Never let a crisis, or, seemingly, an astronomical observance, go to waste. That’s the message of Emily Atkin, who wrote in the New Republic, “Trump’s budget cuts could mess up your next solar eclipse […]

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

Court Order Curtails Residents 1st Amendment Free Speech Rights in New Jersey

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Court: Residents Can’t Mention “Islam” or “Muslim” At Public Hearing on Mosque Construction; Thomas More Law Center Files Federal Lawsuit

August 24, 2017
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Bernards Township NJ,  In a settlement agreement, which reads more like an instrument of surrender, […]

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

New Jersey needs more workers with voc-tech training

A new bipartisan legislative panel will look into addressing a shortage of middle-skilled workers in New Jersey.

Melanie Willoughby with the New Jersey Business and Industry Association said 80 percent of manufacturers in the nation have a serious shortage of qualified applicants for skilled production positions.

“This is not where we want to be with the manufacturing […]

By |August 16th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment