Final Ridgewood High Density Housing Hearing Monday

June 24,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Monday, June 26th may be residents last chance to weigh in on the five story, 66 unit, multi-retail store complex coming to Franklin and Broad from local developer John Saraceno. The village planning board will meet at 7pm Monday night to hear both of Saraceno’s high-density applications. One at the corner of […]

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|15 Comments

Ridgewood’s Observer Corps stays on top of local government

Donna M Rolando , Staff Writer, @Dmmrolando6:59 p.m. ET June 22, 2017

RIDGEWOOD — It’s not only newspaper reporters that are the watchful eyes and champions of transparency at municipal meetings these days.

The League of Women Voters of Ridgewood, a nonpartisan group that advocates for good government, has introduced a local Observer Corps program to stay […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

the fly has over heard …..

….the fly would like to remind residents that that the “Reverend” Jan Philips has often been over heard disparaging Mayor Knudsen referring to Paul Aronsohn as the real mayor of Ridgewood . While Arosohn briefly held the title of mayor though his actions it was obvious he was not the mayor or Ridgewood .

By |June 17th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Reader reminds us when residents who spoke their mind were accused of GRANDSTANDING

I will never forget Jan Phillips at the town meeting when she accused those who were speaking from their hearts against having that Godzilla garage built as GRANDSTANDING. I was one of those people. Not at that particular occasion, but several other town meetings. Residents standing for hours on busy weekday nights, for the opportunity […]

By |June 17th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

One Year Later same people/groups that spoon fed and pushed personal agendas are still at it in Ridgewood

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June 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog with a little help from our friends

Ridgewood NJ, a reader wrote us and said ,”I was cleaning up my posts and came across this Facebook thread from last year. It’s amazing that the same people/group that spoon fed and pushed personal agendas are still […]

By |June 16th, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Community Relations Advisory Board Pushes its Own Political Charged Agenda

June 16,2017

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Ridgewood NJ,  Community Relations Advisory Board or CRAB looks for a life line in a recent letter to North Jersey Media Group : Community board vital to Ridgewood CRAB co-chairs Jan Philips (Ridgewood), and Nick McRae (Glen Rock), lay out there case to save the very and controversial […]

By |June 16th, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

D.C.’s talking impeachment but the real drama is in Jersey with Sen. Menendez

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Updated on June 13, 2017 at 1:36 PMPosted on June 13, 2017


Columnist, The Star-Ledger

My liberal friends have worked themselves into a fever anticipating the impeachment of President Trump.

They think they’ve got a second Watergate going.

Have your fun while you can. But the next trial likely to affect the political […]

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

Reader says Ridgewood used to be a nice place to live where you could peacefully go about your lives

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Ridgewood used to be a nice place to live where you could peacefully go about your lives. Now these intruders are led by the Record editor & championed by a councilman & a developer (gigantic flag ruining the view of downtown) who is trying to change the face of the whole town. […]

By |June 14th, 2017|village of ridgewood|19 Comments

Local Politicians Noticeably Absent From Anti-Sharia Pro LGBTQ Marches Across the USA

June 13,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, so the “Rainbow flag of Gay Pride Flag is flying in Ridgewood and on June 10th a group called ACT for America is had “March Against Sharia” events in cities across the nation , but none in New Jersey.

Noticeably absent from the marches were Rep .Josh Gottheimer, […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Bergen County|9 Comments

Reader says This appears to be more of an attempt to ‘plant a flag’ and rub it in everyone’s face, rather than support for tolerance or anything.”

One reader sums it up perfectly , “There are many like me who do not really care about what people do in their bedrooms. Someone getting gay-married does nothing to my marriage so I couldn’t care less. We work with gay coworkers, have gay friends and really do not give any more thought to someone […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|29 Comments