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Ridgewood NJ, Today marks Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, a cultural and religious holiday celebrated every year on 17th March in Ireland and by Irish communities around the world. The celebration marks the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death in the fifth century and represents the arrival of Christianity in the country. The Irish have observed this day as a holiday for over 1,000 years, and while the festival began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland, today it has become an international celebration of Irish culture.
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RIDGEWOOD NJ, Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate and the fastest growing real estate brokerage in northern New Jersey, announced today that Jennifer Boel, formerly of its Hoboken, NJ office, has joined its Ridgewood-West office effective immediately. Boel brings her expertise in urban Hudson County to suburban Ridgewood, NJ as a Realtor Associate.
Boel specializes in residential real estate, and while she can address client’s needs at all phases of the real estate process, she has a particular passion for client engagements where she can serve as the buyer’s agents. She has a knack for helping clients negotiate the sale and find the home that truly meets their needs. She is committed to providing clients, whether they are buying or selling a home, with the highest levels of customer service.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys volunteering with and supporting her twin daughters’ activities. Boel was born and raised in North Bergen, NJ, and currently resides in the Township of Washington where she lives with her husband and children.
Ridgewood NJ, Age Friendly Ridgewood in partnership with the Village of Ridgewood invite you to attend our
Universal Design Forum
How To Make Your Home a Better Place in Which To Grow Older
Wednesday, March 6th
Ridgewood Public Library
Guest Speaker: Thomas M Yotka
Come Learn About Universal Design History, Design Concepts, Safety Innovations and Zoning Impacts
Please RSVP to [email protected]
by March 1 so that we can plan our refreshments.
Special Properties’ Agents from Ridgewood (East &West) and Ho-Ho-Kus Offices Acknowledged for Outstanding Performance
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RIDGEWOOD NJ, Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate and the fastest growing real estate brokerage in northern New Jersey, announced that several of its affiliated real estate agents from its Ridgewood, NJ (East & West) offices and Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ office recently received Circle of Excellence® Sales Awards® from New Jersey Realtors (NJR). The Circle of Excellence Sales Award recognizes NJR members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of salesmanship.
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Ridgewood NJ, Christina Gibbons, a Realtor Associate® for Special Properties Real Estate Services, the fastest growing real estate brokerage in northern New Jersey, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate (CIRE), and Christie’s Affiliate of the Year, hosted her Annual Client Appreciation Event on February 7 at Roots Steakhouse in Ridgewood. The night featured clients that Gibbons has served in the past years and celebrated her highly-successful year.
Gibbons is a top producing agent at Special Properties. In 2018, Gibbons achieved over $24.5 million in sales, and was the #2 agent in Ridgewood, NJ. She is known for her excellence in customer service, marketing of homes across all sales platforms, stylized branding, and strong personal drive. In 2018, Gibbons was named Bergen County Top Real Estate Agent by Bergen Magazine. She also received the Christie’s International Real Estate Luxury Specialist Designation at Christie’s Worldwide Agent Conference, hosted by Special Properties this past September.
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Presidents Day Our Favorite Presidents :Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln became the United States’ 16th President in 1861, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy in 1863.
Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: “In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you…. You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it.”
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Presidents Day Our Favorite Presidents : Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan, originally an American actor and politician, became the 40th President of the United States serving from 1981-1989. His term saw a restoration of prosperity at home, with the goal of achieving ‘peace through strength’ abroad.
At the end of his two terms in office, Ronald Reagan viewed with satisfaction the achievements of his innovative program known as the Reagan Revolution, which aimed to reinvigorate the American people and reduce their reliance upon Government. He felt he had fulfilled his campaign pledge of 1980 to restore “the great, confident roar of American progress and growth and optimism.”
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Presidents Day Our Favorite Presidents : George Washington
On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States.
On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. “As the first of every thing, in our situation will serve to establish a Precedent,” he wrote James Madison, “it is devoutly wished on my part, that these precedents may be fixed on true principles.”
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Presidents Day Our Favorite Presidents Calvin Coolidge
As America’s 30th President (1923-1929), Coolidge demonstrated his determination to preserve the old moral and economic precepts of frugality amid the material prosperity which many Americans were enjoying during the 1920s era.
At 2:30 on the morning of August 3, 1923, while visiting in Vermont, Calvin Coolidge received word that he was President. By the light of a kerosene lamp, his father, who was a notary public, administered the oath of office as Coolidge placed his hand on the family Bible.
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Presidents Day Our Favorite Presidents : Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor, a general and national hero in the United States Army from the time of the Mexican-American War and the the War of 1812, was later elected the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850.
Northerners and Southerners disputed sharply whether the territories wrested from Mexico should be opened to slavery, and some Southerners even threatened secession. Standing firm, Zachary Taylor was prepared to hold the Union together by armed force rather than by compromise.
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