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From Scratch in Ridgewood Eating pasta to help quake victims

September 3,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, From Scratch in Ridgewood is joining other Italian restaurants around the country in raising funds for Italy’s earthquake victims by offering the signature dish of the stricken region, pasta all’Amatriciana. Owner Claudia Rovegno will cook the dish, made with pancetta and pecorino cheese, on Thursdays, Fridays and […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

WEST BERGEN OFFERS SOCIAL ANXIETY GROUP FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEENS

September 3,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, West Bergen Mental Healthcare, a non-profit counseling and psychiatric center, announced a new Social Anxiety Group for high school teenagers. The Group is scheduled to begin in the Fall, 2016 at the West Bergen Center for Children and Youth, One Cherry Lane, Ramsey, NJ. Participation is limited; […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Back to School Treats from Eat Your Spinach Children’s Boutique in Ridgewood

photo courtesy of Eat Your Spinach Children’s Boutique Facebook page

September 3,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Eat Your Spinach Children’s Boutique  sells clothes kids love to wear. Unique, fashionable, and superior quality children’s clothing since 1991. Ages from birth to age 14.

Lets face it its the this is the perfect place for the little fashionista […]

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Reader asks what happened to the concrete dumped at the Lakeview leaf recycling center in Ridgewood ?

file photo by Boyd Loving

Here is another one to the list. Just about a year ago tons of concrete from Village sidewalk projects were dumped at the Lakeview leaf recycling center. It was found by a DEP inspector and the Village was ordered to remove it. So how dumped it? What did it cost the […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Ridgewood’s New Crossing Guard Program

file photo by Boyd Loving

September 3,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, New Crossing Guard Program is Outlined in Letter from Dr. Fishbein and Police Chief Luthcke
Click below to read a letter to parents and guardians issued September 1, regarding the new service that will assist the Ridgewood Police Department with providing adult school crossing […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Ridgewood Water : Stage 2 watering restrictions still in effect

Dear Nattering nabobs of negativism,
Although Stage 2 watering restrictions will continue to be in effect, Ridgewood Water will begin to consider waivers beginning on September 6th.

The following guidelines are the basis for granting individual exceptions to restrictions on outdoor water use:

New trees, shrubs, and perennials – Waivers may be granted, but will be limited […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Allegations pertaining to the Schedler Park Project still stand and many Schedler area residents are still looking for answers

file photo by Boyd Loving

September 2,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, as previously reported on the Ridgewood blog ,in October 2015 Resident Jacqueline Hone raised several issues pertaining to the Schedler Park Project including the allegation that the applications for Open Space Funds were fraudulent .

Ms Hone basically received the blow off from the […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Don’t forget, the Ridgewood Public Library is closed for Labor Day Weekend

file photo by ArtChick

September 2,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Don’t forget, the Ridgewood Public Library is closed on Saturday 9/3, Sunday 9/4 and Monday 9/5 for the Labor Day weekend.

Visit us until 6pm on Friday to pick up your holds, books and 5 for $1DVD rentals for your downtime this weekend.

Or check out […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Test plays greater role in New Jersey teacher evaluations

Updated: SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 — 5:33 AM EDT

by The Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – A standardized test will play a greater role in the evaluation of teachers in New Jersey.

The state Education Department says teachers in grades 4-7 whose students participate in the PARCC math tests or in grades 4-8 whose students take PARCC English […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Reader says Town Garage investors should be on the hook for the remediation

The problem with the town garage is that is a pollution nightmare. The property is now owned by a group of private investors who scooped it up to profit from a possible quick sale to the town as a parking garage. The investors should be on the hook for the remediation, but surely own the […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|village of ridgewood|11 Comments