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Reader questions A $9mm garage that increases parking by 140 spaces cost about $64,000 per space

This Village has to wake up to the math. A $9mm garage that increases parking by 140 spaces cost about $64,000 per space. If one were to assume that every one of those incremental spaces (because incremental space is what we are paying for) was filled 256 day per year, (360 less weekends), it would […]

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

Reader says A garage was never meant to be at that location until the Aronsohn crew began pounding it into our heads

I feel horribly sad that this stupidity was not put behind us as many believed would happen after the referendum. True, the referendum applied to a specific bond and a specific price, but as others point out here, we’re approaching that dollar figure anyway. HORRORS, especially at this moment in the village’s fiscal history. A […]

By |May 26th, 2017|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

Both Drivers Transported to Valley after East Glen Avenue and East Saddle River Road Collision in Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

May 26,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Both drivers involved in a collision at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and East Saddle River Road, Ridgewood on Thursday afternoon, 05/25, were transported by separate ambulances to The Valley Hospital with non life threatening injuries. Ridgewood Polie, Fire, and EMS […]

By |May 26th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

The Women Gardeners of Ridgewood, New Jersey

May 25,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Women Gardeners of Ridgewood have been around since 1914 ,over 100 years . They are one of those low profile organizations that makes Ridgewood such a unique place .

At Wednesdays Village Council Meeting the ladies offered at their own expense to renovate a room at Habernickel Park […]

By |May 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

RIDGEWOOD KASSCHAU MEMORIAL SHELL – SUMMER SCHEDULE

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May 25,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Enjoy music under the stars on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer.  It’s all absolutely free.

The kick off is Thursday, June 2, 2016 ,Tunes in June RHS Bands. 58 Years of free summer entertainment under the stars. Please bring a chair or blanket. Please do not […]

By |May 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Ridgewood Summer Fun Programs

May 25,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, you do not have to leave town to enjoy the summer . Join Ridgewood Parks and Recreation for summer camps that are fun, informative, creative, educational and challenging.  Find all program and registration details in the links below.

Tennis Instruction and Camps with All Pro Tennis – all […]

By |May 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

To the Ridgewood Village Council ,”It’s a parking garage, not the Taj Mahal”

photo by Melanie Whobin

May 25,2017,

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, During last night’s Village Council meeting it was announced that design changes requested by Council members have resulted in a projected cost increase of $900k for the Hudson Street Garage. Resident Boyd Loving pointed out that the requested design changes were cosmetic in nature only.That’s […]

By |May 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|19 Comments

Village of Ridgewood Approves Zabriskie-Schedler House Stabilization Project

May 25,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, the Zabriskie-Schedler House Stabilization Project Phase 1 was approved by the Village Council by a 4-1 vote .

Councilmen Voigt brought up some objections , looking for a long term plan for use the of the residence and not wanting the Village involved in another “money pit” situation.

THE FOLLOWING […]

By |May 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

Financial Advisory Committee Pushes Increased Fee Structure for EMS at Ridgewood Council Meeting

May 25,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, At Wednesday night council meeting, councilman Voigt proposed Financial Advisory Committee recommendations to increase the EMS service fee structure that our village charges. Like the parking fees the FAC finds an opportunity there to make money. Councilmen Voigt said there was, “an opportunity to raise fees significantly […]

By |May 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments