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Ridgewood’s New Crossing Guard Program

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September 3,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, New Crossing Guard Program is Outlined in Letter from Dr. Fishbein and Police Chief Luthcke
Click below to read a letter to parents and guardians issued September 1, regarding the new service that will assist the Ridgewood Police Department with providing adult school crossing […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Ridgewood Water : Stage 2 watering restrictions still in effect

Dear Nattering nabobs of negativism,
Although Stage 2 watering restrictions will continue to be in effect, Ridgewood Water will begin to consider waivers beginning on September 6th.

The following guidelines are the basis for granting individual exceptions to restrictions on outdoor water use:

New trees, shrubs, and perennials – Waivers may be granted, but will be limited […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Allegations pertaining to the Schedler Park Project still stand and many Schedler area residents are still looking for answers

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September 2,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, as previously reported on the Ridgewood blog ,in October 2015 Resident Jacqueline Hone raised several issues pertaining to the Schedler Park Project including the allegation that the applications for Open Space Funds were fraudulent .

Ms Hone basically received the blow off from the […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Don’t forget, the Ridgewood Public Library is closed for Labor Day Weekend

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September 2,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Don’t forget, the Ridgewood Public Library is closed on Saturday 9/3, Sunday 9/4 and Monday 9/5 for the Labor Day weekend.

Visit us until 6pm on Friday to pick up your holds, books and 5 for $1DVD rentals for your downtime this weekend.

Or check out […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Test plays greater role in New Jersey teacher evaluations

Updated: SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 — 5:33 AM EDT

by The Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – A standardized test will play a greater role in the evaluation of teachers in New Jersey.

The state Education Department says teachers in grades 4-7 whose students participate in the PARCC math tests or in grades 4-8 whose students take PARCC English […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Reader says Town Garage investors should be on the hook for the remediation

The problem with the town garage is that is a pollution nightmare. The property is now owned by a group of private investors who scooped it up to profit from a possible quick sale to the town as a parking garage. The investors should be on the hook for the remediation, but surely own the […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|11 Comments

Ridgewood Police Officer Assaulted During Traffic Stop

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September 2,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, According to the Ridgewood Police on 8/25/16 Ptl. Elwood was investigating a motor vehicle complaint on East Ridgewood Avenue when a party who was not involved became agitated and aggressive towards Ptl. Elwood. The party then assaulted Ptl. Elwood and was arrested at […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Ridgewood Police Make Drug Arrest in 17 South Starbucks Parking lot

September 2,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police report that on 8/26/16 Ptl. Karcher was dispatched to the parking lot at 363 Route 17 South on a report of suspicious females sleeping in a motor vehicle. Ptl. Karcher responded and located the vehicle, which was registered in Pennsylvania. Ptl. Karcher began to investigate […]

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

Pro Arte Chorale Announces 2016-2017 Season

September 1,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Our upcoming concert season “Musical Works of Art” will begin November 20 th with a 4:00 pm performance of Brahms’ beautiful Ein Deutsches Requiem. Our Summer Sing on August 15 and 29 featured this magnificent work, giving interested singers the chance to join their voices with Pro Arte and […]

By |September 1st, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

9 Rules of Brain-Healthy Eating in Ridgewood

September 1,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, “If you are going to eat right to think right, it is critical to make sure your food is loaded with proper nutrients that your body is able to properly digest.”

Over the years, clinical neuroscientist and brain imaging expert, Dr. Daniel Amen has refined nine rules of […]

By |September 1st, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments