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Reader says Arohnson sold the Village of Ridgewood out to the developers

Those who attended the hearings could easily reach the opinion that Arohnson sold the Village out to the developers. He pushed for a a formula where the Village allowed land speculators and developers to build 85 regular market units for every 15 coah compliant units. Do the math – – under the Aronson Plan, if […]

By |January 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader asks Why all of a sudden this hysteria of pushing for affordable housing. Whose agenda is this?

If you voted for Obama or any Democrat in New Jersey it is your Agenda 

This is such bullshit. Why all of a sudden this hysteria of pushing for affordable housing. Whose agenda is this? Why stuff nice towns and villages with buildings that are out of character? Why force villages that people have worked very […]

By |January 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Reader says Very important not to assume they are truly gone

Very important not to assume they are truly gone. They still have much skin in the game and want more. Every person appointed to a committee/board/etc. as a future source of information/votes should be dismissed, as should every preexisting staff member drawn to their questionable glow and continuing to feed them information and work on […]

By |December 18th, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

The Ridgewood Library Board of Trustees Needs an Update

 

December 11,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, it has been pointed out by some readers that unless the published list of  Ridgewood Library Trustees is incorrectly stated on their website listing the ex-mayor and one of his appointees on the Library Board  as the current mayor .

Last time we checked there was a new […]

By |December 11th, 2016|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Reader says Ridgewood League of Women Voters has been turned into mouthpiece for Paul Aronsohn

Anne is making some serious mistakes and she’s been brainwashed by her blond “friend”. You know, the one who does alllll the bidding for the dark side and causes massive trouble no matter what organization she’s involved with…? Name drops at every turn and isn’t actually suave enough to DO anything herself.
Well, Anne has managed […]

By |December 1st, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Readers say Judge a person by the company they keep

Judge a person by the company they keep. Aronsohn and the League of Women’s Voters President Anne Burton Walsh were hanging out together that day. Anne Burton Walsh…..not impressed with your choice of companion. Not at all.

Aronsohn is going to run for something else, which of course will give all of us the opportunity to […]

By |November 29th, 2016|village of ridgewood|16 Comments

Ridgewood Council Meeting , Halaby blames New Council for Past Failures , Guild President says he is uninformed , Master plan for trees , Uber moves forward and Cubs win!

file photo by Boyd Loving
November 3,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, We had the rare treat at last night’s council meeting , hearing from Rurik Halaby not once but twice in one evening.  In opening comments he expressed dismay with all the legal fees this council is incurring (thank you Paul Aronsohn), the “secret” […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Readers say ,Lighting in Van Neste Square has Finger prints of previous Administration

First we have Roberta and the boys applying for a grant to rip up the brick and remove the walkway in the center of the park. Then we have installation of a tree illumination system, installation of conduit in trenches, installation of pathway lighting, installation of concealed electrical outlet boxes, installation of an audio system […]

By |October 8th, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Reader says Aronsohn regime left to us to disentangle and nullify any progress made because it never corresponded with what was best for the village of Ridgewood

Essential to understand that everything proposed and pushed for under the Aronsohn regime, including his years on the council before becoming mayor, and no doubt before he ran in the first place shortly after moving here, was a Lego block in his long game to power. All along he was advised by paid marketing professionals […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Reader says the Central Business district in Ridgewood is struggling with the Aronsohn legacy

the concern is that the lot slopes from one side to the other and that when developers like these start building they can play games with the grade from which the building is measured. By measuring from the high point of the property, they can get away with more building.

The problem here is that just […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments