Reader says Sonenfeld was incompetent, defensive, “attitude” prone, disrespectful of council members and the public, all too willing to do the former mayor’s bidding

file photo by Boyd Loving

You can keep someone around with a less-than-great attitude if they’re highly competent, experienced, and brilliant. Maybe you can keep someone around who’s less than great, but their sunshine makes everybody happy and they get things done. People kept saying that at least she wasn’t an alcoholic like previous managers. Can […]

By |September 7th, 2016|village of ridgewood|11 Comments




Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Village Hall Court Room– 7:30 P.M.

(all timeframes and the order of agenda items below are approximate and subject to change)

7:30 p.m. – Call to Order, Statement of Compliance, Flag Salute, Roll Call – In accordance with the provisions of Section 10:4-8d of […]

By |September 6th, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

BREAKING UPDATE (8:17 pm): Ridgewood Village Manager Roberta Sonenfeld Resigns

September 6,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Breaking Update : (8:17 pm)the Ridgewood blog has learned that the now former Village manager was escorted out the building after misusing her Village email by sending out misinformation about her departure. 

Ridgewood NJ, various sources have confirmed as of 9:17 am this morning Village Manager Roberta Sonenfeld as tendered […]

By |September 6th, 2016|village of ridgewood|70 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood teachers should realize that the current lack of signs means very few support the teachers.

The teachers should realize that the current lack of signs means very few support the teachers. Where do we get a sign supporting the Board? The teachers ARE going to cut out writing letters and any extra time w/the students. The Board and the parents are going to have to take a stance and not […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|9 Comments

Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital hosts Adopt A Pet Day

Congressmen Scott Garrett promoting pet adoption

September 4,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, If you have room in your home and heart, they will have 30 shelters and rescue groups with 300 pets for adoption. Experience the joy of unconditional love. Someone is waiting for you. . .

Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital hosts Adopt A Pet Day
Sunday, […]

By |September 4th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market

Sun, June 26, 2016 – Sun, October 30, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Train Station Parking Lot, Godwin Ave & W Ridgewood Ave

It is here! Sundays
June 26, 2016 – October 30, 2016
9:00am – 3:00pm

Enjoy “Farm to Table”
Ridgewood Train Station
Parking Lot West Side

or call 201-445-2600

By |September 4th, 2016|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Ridgewood Education Association and Board of Education Face off in New Contract Negotiations

September 4th 2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Students return to school on Tuesday and as the new school year begins the Ridgewood Education Association members are still working without a contract. The Ridgewood Education Association is looking for the public’s support to settle their contract dispute with the school board which up till […]

By |September 4th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|21 Comments

Ridgewood Schools Invites all to Coffee and Conversation

September 2,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, SAVE THE DATES FOR COFFEE WITH THE BOE AND DAN FISHBEIN: Coffee and Conversation Dates Are Announced

The Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on three separate occasions this school year.

The first date for Coffee and Conversation is […]

By |September 4th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood Schoolhouse Museum Fall Events

September 3,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, In keeping with the theme of the Schoolhouse Museum’s current “Farm and Home” exhibit, the Ridgewood Historical Society, in conjunction with Demarest Farms in Hillsdale, has a number of events planned for the fall months. These events are a great opportunity to learn about, buy, and in […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

From Scratch in Ridgewood Eating pasta to help quake victims

September 3,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, From Scratch in Ridgewood is joining other Italian restaurants around the country in raising funds for Italy’s earthquake victims by offering the signature dish of the stricken region, pasta all’Amatriciana. Owner Claudia Rovegno will cook the dish, made with pancetta and pecorino cheese, on Thursdays, Fridays and […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments