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Will you pay more to travel to parts of Manhattan?

Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi , “Under this absolutely inane proposal it would cost a resident of Northern New Jersey $26 in tolls just to drive into midtown Manhattan and return home. When will these politicians understand that we are being taxed out of the region?”

Will you pay more to travel to parts of Manhattan?

Joseph Spector, Albany […]

By |August 15th, 2017|commuters|1 Comment

Ridgewood Fire Department Responds to Village Street Sweeper Fluid Spill

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

August 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A major leak of hydraulic fluid from a Village of Ridgewood street sweeper required the services of Ridgewood Fire department personnel on Monday morning, 08/14. The leak occurred on the street adjacent to 210 Greenway Road, Ridgewood. FD personnel from Engine Company […]

By |August 15th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

An Open Letter to the Ridgewood Planning Board

An Open Letter to the Planning Board with cc to the Village Council and others:

Dear Mr. Joel, Planning Board Members, and Planning Board Professional Staff:

First let me state that I am not an attorney, let alone one with expertise in municipal law. And so, the views and opinions I express in this email are those […]

By |August 14th, 2017|village of ridgewood|14 Comments

Attorney General Porrino and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Urge Seniors to Beware of Phone Fraud Schemes

file photo by Boyd Loving

August 14,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs are urging seniors to avoid becoming the victims of phone fraud schemes and are providing a number of educational tools to help with the effort.

The Division offers brochures online to help consumers […]

By |August 14th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

25 NJ Transit workers who made more than $75K in overtime last year

By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

NJ Transit has quite a few rank-and-file employees who earned more than $75,000 each in overtime in 2016. In some cases, they take home a bigger paycheck than their boss.

One police sergeant took home a total of $229.575, more than NJ Transit’s police chief, who earned $162,273 […]

By |August 14th, 2017|commuters|3 Comments

Still time to enroll in summer classes at the Ridgewood Art Institute

file photo courtesy of the Ridgewood Art Institute

August 13,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Still time to enroll in summer classes at the Ridgewood Art Institute !

Summer Sessions for Young People 2017

Drawing

August 7-11
2:30-4:30pm
Rebecca Leer
[email protected]
(201) 612-7728

Drawing for Young People – ages 8 to 17 (East Studio)All levels are welcome. Students will learn basic techniques of […]

By |August 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Ridgewood YWCA Fall Session Registration begins Monday August 14

August 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the YWCA Fall Session Registration begins Monday August 14.

Group Fitness Swim Lessons Senior Wellness

Children’s Dance Tiger Sharks Water Polo

Our fall schedule is filled with fun and fitness for all ages!
Session 1: Sept. 5 – Oct. 28, 2017
For class & registration info, call Membership at 201-444-5600 ext. 400 […]

By |August 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Bruce Campbell Star of Evil Dead Franchise and New York Times Bestselling Author at Bookends on Monday

August 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,Bruce Campbell Star of Evil Dead Franchise and New York Times Bestselling Author, will sign his new book: Hail to the Chin, Monday, August 14th @6:00pm.

Appearing authors will only autograph books purchased at Bookends and must have valid Bookends Receipt.

Availability & pricing for all autographed books subject to […]

By |August 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Ridgewood Shade Trees and the great debate

file photo by Boyd Loving

August 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to The Ridgewood Shade Tree Division , they are responsible for the maintenance and care of approximately 15, 000 Village owned street trees on 100 miles of public ways, as well as additional trees and shrubs in parks and on other public […]

By |August 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

Reader says I hope the Village doesn’t make a mess of Zabriskie-Schedler House like they did at Habernickel

Yes hopefully whatever they do over there you get more consideration that the habernickel neighborhood. Those people got fields that host 2 different sports games and practices and then a slap in the face with a private business that has bus after bus come and go. The business was given a large price of property […]

By |August 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments