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Bombshell at BOE meeting :Buying Extra Credit

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Board of Education members direct Schools Superintendent Daniel Fishbein to investigate a Ridgewood High School parent’s allegation that “extra credit points” were made available to her child for “purchase,” but not made available to the same student via the traditional method of submitting extra class work.
Watch as the parent explains exactly what happened in class:
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Ridgewood Police Officer Rescues a Baby Deer

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Ridgewood NJ, fist it was a goat not its a deer. Oh deer! Last night Ptl. Monton helped rescue a baby fawn 🦌. He was taken into custody where he will be given proper care. He was named “Stewart” before he was released to animal control.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting Tonight

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Ridgewood NJ, The next Regular Public Meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Floor 3 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be aired live on television, FiOS channel 33 and Optimum channel 77, and streamed via the “Link in Live” tab on the district website at www.ridgewood.k12.nj.us. Meeting webcasts are generally posted immediately to the district website.

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Ridgewood Maroons Reach County Finals for the First Time in 32 years

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Demarest NJ, Getting a three-run burst in the fifth inning was all it took , for the ninth-seeded Ridgewood Maroons ,earned a 3-0 shutout win in a game dominated by pitching over fifth-seeded St. Mary of Rutherford in the semifinal round of the Bergen County Tournament on Saturday at Demarest.

This ends a Ridgewood’s  32-year drought for the Maroons reaching Bergen County Tournament final . The Maroons will take on St, Joseph at Saturday May 25th 1 pm at home.

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Live Concerts at Kasschau Memorial Shell could Increase Your Life Expectancy

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Ridgewood NJ, A new study conducted by O2, a company which owns some of United Kingdom’s largest music venues, and Patrick Fagan claims that attending live concerts can help increase life expectancy and improve overall well-being.

Fagan, who is an associate lecturer a Goldsmith University specializing in behavioral science, said, “Our research showcases the profound impact gigs have on feelings of health, happiness and wellbeing – with fortnightly or regular attendance being the key. Combining all of our findings with O2’s research, we arrive at a prescription of a gig a fortnight which could pave the way for almost a decade more years of life.”

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Reader says ,”the pension checks alone equate to 33.6% of the actual 2018 NJ state budget”

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Facts matter. Our retired public sector employees already draw $12 billion plus a year just in pension checks… not even including their “pay as you go” premium healthcare benefits until age 65. The pension checks alone equate to 33.6% of the actual 2018 NJ state budget. When the pension fu de go insolvent as forecast by 2027, NJ taxpayers will be in the hook for these pension & healthcare payments. Sweeney knows this and is telling the truth. The unions and their full-time lawyers just continue to lie and muddy the waters like the bloated piggies they are.

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Ridgewood Emergency Services EMS Week

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Ridgewood NJ,The Village Council of the Village of Ridgewood proclaims the week of May 19, 2019 through May 25, 2019 as Emergency Services Week.
EMS Strong – Beyond the Call is a national campaign to raise awareness
of EMS Week and the important role of EMS responders throughout the
country.

EMS week calls all residents and businesses in Ridgewood to recognize the
value and dedication of the Volunteer Ridgewood Emergency Services
professionals to the residents. The Emergency Services Volunteers have a
sense of great responsibility and dedication to the Village.

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5th Annual Recycle-A-Bicycle event at George Washington Middle School in Ridgewood on May 17th and 18th

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Ridgewood NJ, Come to the 5th Annual Recycle-A-Bicycle event at George Washington Middle School in Ridgewood on May 17th and 18th, 2019 donate, swap or buy a bike. Have an old bike taking up space?  Need a “new” or “larger” bike? They are only accepting only bikes that are in good working condition.

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The Valley Hospital Earns an “A” for Patient Safety

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Ridgewood NJ, The Valley Hospital is proud to have been recognized with an “A” grade for patient safety for the fourteenth time from The Leapfrog Group‘s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. Valley was one of 832 hospitals—or the top third—to receive an “A,” ranking it among the safest hospitals in the United States. Valley was the only hospital in Bergen County to receive this prestigious distinction. 

The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care. 

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James Rose Center Seeks Tenant for North Studio!

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Ridgewood NJ, For the first time in six years, The James Rose Center is seeking a new tenant for the North Studio. This is a rare opportunity for a single person or a couple to live in a very special private indoor-outdoor home within our unique historic modern compound, especially for those with an appreciation for midcentury modern design. The Center is located within walking distance of Ridgewood’s numerous downtown restaurants, as well as NJTransit regional rail and bus lines which offer easy access to Manhattan.

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