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Ridgewood Taekwondo Athletes Spring Forward

April 22,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, With the turn of the new year, the competitive Taekwondo season has started anew.  What has not changed is the impressive showing by the young athletes at Taekwondo All In, a school that teaches the Korean martial art.  In three state championships -Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey […]

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Emmy Winner Martha Byrne To Present: “How To Avoid The Sharks and Get Into Show Business” at the Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival

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Emmy Winner Martha Byrne To Present: “How To Avoid The Sharks and Get Into Show Business” at the Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival

April 22,2017

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Ridgewood NJ , Actress Martha Byrne, a three-time Daytime Emmy Winner, will be […]

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Ridgewood’s Central Business District Problem is not Parking but Congestion

April 22,2017
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Ridgewood NJ , the over looked issue for the central business district is not parking , but congestion . There are just to many choke points in the CBD. Be they caused by ill planned “traffic easing” with suicide bike lanes or PSE&G upgrades it has become increasingly difficult […]

By |April 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Reader says The corner of Glen and Van Dien is dangerous for one simple reason

The corner is dangerous for one simple reason. When the guard halts traffic flow to let kids cross the east side of Glen, cars headed east on Glen as well as cars trying to turn east from Van Dien onto Glen (many after dropping their kids off) stop.

When the kids are done, cars already on […]

By |April 22nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|7 Comments

Ridgewood Schools Release Water Test Results

April 22,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, The State of New Jersey requires all drinking water in our school facilities to be tested for lead during the 2016-2017 school year. The Ridgewood Public Schools are currently conducting those tests; the results of the schools we have received are listed below. The District promises to post results […]

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Christie Administration Releases the 2017 Taxpayers’ Guide to Education Spending

file photo by Boyd Loving

April 22,2017

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Trenton NJ ,The Department of Education today released the 2017 Taxpayers’ Guide to Education Spending.
“The annual spending guide is a tool designed to provide transparency to New Jerseyans about how schools spend their taxpayer dollars to educate students,” said Acting Education Commissioner Kimberley Harrington.

The Taxpayers’ […]

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1 in 2 millennials in NJ have an STD. Will $4.4M campaign help?

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By Michael Symons April 21, 2017 12:03 AM

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in New Jersey, and the state Health Department is spending $4.4 million on a campaign to reverse what is a national trend.

At a budget hearing Thursday, Health Commissioner Cathleen Bennett said New Jersey’s campaign includes testing, […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report

by SAFIA SAMEE ALI

Millenials watch a video calling on the millennial generation to help end the problem of extreme poverty around the globe at the IMF/World Bank Group’s Spring summit on April 10, 2014. Miguel Juarez Lugo / Zuma Press file

By his twenties, Kyle Kaylor imagined he would be living on his own, nearing a […]

By |April 21st, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

N.J.’s median teacher salary is up; see what every district pays

By Adam Clark and Carla Astudillo | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on April 20, 2017 at 4:03 PM, updated April 20, 2017 at 4:38 PM

TRENTON — The median salary among New Jersey teachers is $66,117 this school year, about a 2.4 percent increase from last year, according to new state data.

The statistic reflects a wide […]

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Ridgewood Train Station Station: Stairs Serving Pedestrian Tunnel Closed Temporarily for Roof Replacement Work

April 21,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Train Station Station: Stairs Serving Pedestrian Tunnel Closed Temporarily for Roof Replacement Work – Beginning Monday, April, 24, 2017

Beginning on or about Monday, April 24 and continuing for approximately six weeks, the stair kiosks to/from the pedestrian underpass at Ridgewood Station between East Ridgewood Avenue and […]

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