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Select Bus Routes May See Significant Delays Following Lane Closures on Nearby New Jersey Route 139 Ramp After Fire

October 2, 2017
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Ridgewood NJ,  Beginning Monday, October 2, NJ TRANSIT is adding capacity to select bus routes and the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR)  due to anticipated traffic congestion near […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

New Jersey Transit Announces New Safety Upgrades

September 22,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT has implemented a variety of rail safety upgrades over the past year and is looking at additional enhancements for the future, as part of its commitment to safety.

Rail Operations is currently in the process of replacing all stub end tracks at Hoboken Terminal with new […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments


PVL train tickets will be cross-honored on Main/Bergen County Lines

September 13, 2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  Due to grade crossing repairs and signal and track maintenance work, NJ TRANSIT is replacing trains on the Pascack Valley Line with buses on weekends and during midday hours on weekdays beginning on Sunday, September 17 and […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

A Thank You From New Jersey Transit

Dear customers,

Let me begin by thanking all of you for your patience over the last two months. The rail service adjustments made in July and August enabled Amtrak to complete a series of major infrastructure projects that will strengthen and improve operations at Penn Station New York (PSNY). Reducing train traffic in and out of […]

By |September 7th, 2017|commuters|1 Comment

New Jersey Transit Declares “Summer of Hell” Officially Over

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September 2,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT plans to restore full service at Penn Station New York (PSNY) on Tuesday, September 5th following confirmation by Amtrak today that Phase One of their track renewal project has concluded.  As a result, all […]

By |September 2nd, 2017|commuters|1 Comment

Reader says Waldwick needs to take Rat problem much more seriously

Waldwick needs to take this problem much more seriously, for as great as this original infiltration was, it is highly likely that it will get much worse and infinitely more dangerous as the colder months force them to take even more residence in homes. Rats carry all kinds of disease and are notoriously rabid. Their […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Rattus Norvegicus in Waldwick 

August 30,2017
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Waldwick NJ, Wanamaker Avenue, a middle-class neighborhood that according to residents has recently become infested with rats. After finding them all over their property some Waldwick residents say rats are taking over their neighborhood.

According to neighbors the first signs of the rats was in the spring, since then, the […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Bergen County|7 Comments

Garfield merchants and residents brace for eminent domain fight

Kelly Nicholaides, Staff Writer, @rovingwriter Published 6:18 a.m. ET Aug. 26, 2017 | Updated 8:50 a.m. ET Aug. 26, 2017

GARFIELD — Merchants and homeowners are bracing for an eminent domain fight since their properties were included in a redevelopment study. Mayor Richard Rigoglioso points to news and magazine clips he is collecting that characterize Garfield […]

By |August 27th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Various Reports of Bikes being Stolen from NJT Train Stations along the Main and Bergen Lines

August 27,2017

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Glen Rock NJ, according to the Glen Rock Police , A Glen Rock man reported that his bicycle, valued at $200, was stolen from the NJ Transit Bergen County Line Train Station during the day.  He had left the bicycle unlocked next to a bench before getting on a […]

By |August 27th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Body of Missing Oradell Talent Agent found

August 24,2017
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Oradell NJ, sad news to report authorities confirmed that the body of Mark Schlegel, the talent agent from Oradell who has been missing for 11 days, has been discovered.
A Bergen County official confirmed on Thursday afternoon that the body of the missing man had been discovered.

Schlegel, 57, who worked […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment