Reader says Alexandra Harwin has listed 4 issues on her website, without any proposed approach to solve them

She has listed 4 issues on her website, without any proposed approach to solve them.
1. Save us Money – HOW? Everything she wants to do with her 3rd and 4th issue is going to raise the taxes. She just says she is going to save us money without any concrete examples.
2. Promote Progressive Values – […]

By |March 20th, 2018|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Reader says I think our local problems need a closer look.

file photo by Boyd Loving

I find it ironic that you mention the first amendment yet you protest against the second amendment, hmm. Certain “rights” have more importance. Our founding fathers would beg to differ. I thought your way of thinking is all inclusive, guess not.

Important parts? Important to whom, you? You know what I find […]

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March 20,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, the National Weather Service has issues a …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM

* WHAT…Heavy mixed winter precipitation transitioning to heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 16 inches
and light ice accumulations […]

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Ridgewood Board of Education Proposes a $110,167,997 School budget

March 20,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education passed a Resolution for Adoption of the Proposed Preliminary Budget for Submission to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools for, drum roll …. $110,167,997.

By |March 20th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|10 Comments

Ridgewood High School Principal Calls “Student Led Walkout ” a “powderkeg”

Sounds like the high school administrators and the soon-to-be student protest “leaders” were working hand in glove to bring Ridgewood residents a slick, smoothly produced protest event. But wait…isn’t this the same Principal Gorman who on Monday, 3/12 referred to the anticipated student walkout as a “powderkeg?” You can’t have it both ways, Principal Gorman. […]

By |March 19th, 2018|village of ridgewood|11 Comments

The Thread of Life exhibit Hosted by The Ridgewood Historical Society

March 19,2018
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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Historical Society presents “THE THREAD OF LIFE—Exploring the fabric of family over the centuries through fashion and style”.
According to the Ridgewood Historical Society , “Much of our life and personal history is woven into the fabrics of an era. This exhibit recreates the intimate journey […]

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Reader says “ The Three Amigos” was funny , Paul, Gwenn and Al were definitely not funny

I am a liberal and I think the term, “ The Three Amigos” is too good a label for the infamous three. As far as it having racist connotations, that is really a stretch. I think of Steve Martin, Martin Short and Chevy Chase. They were funny. I don’t think Paul, Gwenn and Al have […]

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Reader suggests IRS Could Target Tax Exempt Status for Overly Political Local Church

“The ban on political campaign activity by charities and churches was created by Congress more than a half century ago. The Internal Revenue Service administers the tax laws written by Congress and has enforcement authority over tax-exempt organizations. Here is some background information on the political campaign activity ban and the latest IRS enforcement statistics […]

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Reader asks What ever Happened to the Company that Was Investigated for Faulty Turf Field Construction?

Maple was FieldTurf- the subject of that giant investigative journalism story and hearings.. whatever came of that?

By |March 19th, 2018|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

JOLT Group Accused of Hijacking the “Student Led” Walkout

March 19, 2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood JOLT is being accused of hijacking the “student led” protests with the help of a sympathetic school administration and principle Tom Gorman .  The new poster boy for the group is Laurence Fine who is 14. He finished eight grade at the Solomon Schechter of Westchester and is […]

By |March 19th, 2018|village of ridgewood|48 Comments