Reader says FAC Presentation on Hudson Garage was well-intentioned, was a waste of time

As someone who is on the fence about the garage to begin with – the FAC presentation did nothing to convince me this is what the town needs. How can the council and residents get an accurate idea of the financial impact of the garage if the numbers are not even accurate for the current […]

By |March 27th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

the Fly …always a buzz about parking in Ridgewood

….the fly has noticed that with every new suggestion for parking changes there is a concerted push to undermine the Mayors efforts .Who could believe that here in “turf town” that people suddenly are concerned with an empty strip of grass at the Ridgewood Train Station. Mind you years of neglect didn’t seem to make […]

By |March 26th, 2017|village of ridgewood|11 Comments

More parking planned at Ridgewood train station and at Wilsey Square

March 24,2017
Boyd A. Loving

Ridgewood NJ, During Wednesday evening’s Village Council Work Session, Village Engineer Christopher Rutishauser was asked to ascertain the feasibility of adding approximately 40 additional parking spaces at the Ridgewood train station.  Mayor Susan Knudsen suggested that additional parking spaces might be added by removing the large, grass & tree covered center island […]

By |March 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|31 Comments

The Ridgewood Police Department is looking to hire a Part Time parking Enforcement Officer

March 22,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Police Department is looking to hire a Part Time parking Enforcement Officer. The Part-Time position is up to 20-hours a week with pay starting at $17.19 per hour. Applications are available at the Police Department. Send resume, cover letter and application to Chief Jacqueline Luthcke, […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments


file photo by Boyd Loving



MARCH 22, 2017

1.         7:30 pm – Call to Order – Mayor

2.         Statement of Compliance with Open Public Meeting Act

Mayor: “Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a posting on the bulletin    board in Village Hall, by mail to the Ridgewood News, The Record, […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Garfield proposes garage next to train station

Kristie Cattafi , Staff Writer, @KristieCattafiPublished 7:22 p.m. ET March 7, 2017 | Updated 11:53 a.m. ET March 8, 2017

GARFIELD — Discussions are underway for a transit village designation around Garfield Station and the possibility of a commuter parking garage.

Plans for the parking garage were unveiled at the Garfield Redevelopment meeting March 6. The garage […]

By |March 14th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Readers fear the Hudson Garage will be new blight magnet for Ridgewood

file photo by Boyd Loving

garage fiasco tax ahead , shedded space for drug dealers off the trains..police don’t leave their suvs today you think they will blink an eye to patrol any new parking garage..not a chance..will be the new blight magnet for closed retail stores folks..there will be crappy rental car stations and other […]

By |March 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

Ho Ho Ho , don’t worry folks. Yes, taxes will go up up up because of the garage

Ho Ho Ho , don’t worry folks. Yes, taxes will go up up up because of the garage, but if you buy thousands of dollars of items in the central business district , you will get a discount on your taxes. What $10. Remember, Hache said they are working on a plan to offer rewards […]

By |March 10th, 2017|village of ridgewood|12 Comments

Ridgewood Deputy Mayor Sedon Advances “New Hudson Street Garage Plan ” in Quiet Village Council Meeting

file photo by Boyd Loving
March 9,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj, in a shocking turn of events the Village Council had almost no public comments on Wednesday night.The Village Council continued to move forward on a variety of issues.
Village Manager Heather Mailander reminded everyone about the Village budget meetings;

Thursday, March 9  Senior Lounge   […]

By |March 9th, 2017|village of ridgewood|23 Comments

Ridgewood proposes parking ban on Sherman Place

Mark Krulish , Staff Writer, @Mark_Krulish6:02 p.m. ET Feb. 15, 2017

There will be a few more places residents on the west side of Ridgewood cannot park if an introduced ordinance is passed next month.

Brought to the table at the Feb. 8 council meeting, the ordinance would prohibit parking at several points along the northern side […]

By |February 16th, 2017|village of ridgewood|7 Comments