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Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen Wants to Hear From You

file photo by Boyd Loving

MEET THE MAYOR – MARCH 4, 2017 – 9:30 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M

February 21,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Mayor Susan Knudsen will hold office hours in the Caucus Room on the 4th floor of Village Hall.  Please call the Village Clerk’s Office at

201-670-5500 ext. 206 to make an appointment […]

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Ridgewood’s Brenda Buttner Fox News’ host Bulls and Bears has died after a battle with cancer

February 21,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Fox News host Brenda Buttner and Ridgewood resident died after a battle with cancer at age 55. Buttner, was a mother of two daughters.

Brenda Buttner, was the host of Fox News Channel’s Bull and Bears, and she She also frequently contributed to Your World with Neil Cavuto.

Fox […]

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House Fire in Glen Rock Leaves One Firefighter Injured

Photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

February 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, A house fire at 506 Prospect Street in Glen Rock on Monday evening, 02/20, was battled by firefighters from Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Hawthorne, Midland Park, and Ridgewood. At least one (1) firefighter was injured while fighting the smokey blaze. Ridgewood […]

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PSEG VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD IMPROVEMENTS – FEBRUARY 20 – 24, 2017 WORK SCHEDULE UPDATE

Updated: February 17, 2017

PSE&G ELECTRIC RELIABILITY IMPROVEMENTS UTILITY UNDERGROUND INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

WORK SCHEDULE UPDATE: February 20, 2017 – February 24, 2017 VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD

February 21, 2017 –February 24, 2017

Underground Pipe Installation

North Broad Street

(E. Ridgewood Avenue to Franklin Ave)

Traffic will be maintained in both directions

Metered Parking Spots will be used on both sides of roadway to allow […]

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Ridgewood Emergency Services New Officers and Service awards

February 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Emergency Services Director and Chief, Tony Lillo reported the Departments statistics for the year 2016.  The volunteer department handled over 1797 requests for assistance. Chief Lillo stated that “call numbers alone don’t tell the story of our volunteers.  Looking at the volume of hours the members […]

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NJ property tax appeals down more than half in 3 years

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By Michael Symons February 19, 2017 7:00 PM

Property tax appeals in New Jersey fell for the fourth straight year in 2016 to their lowest level since 2008, an indication people were less stressed about the value of their homes and, by extension, the condition of the overall economy.

However, the number of appeals, 49,286, remained […]

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To Park or Not to Park on Sherman Place in Ridgewood

Reader …“Who is so well connected on Sherman place?” Apparently not the residents! They are not in favor of a ban, and did not ask for one. The residents of Pomander had “friends” on the old council, were granted no parking on their street and that traffic is now on Sherman. Instead of recognizing they […]

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When Strangers knock on your door in Ridgewood

February 20,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  someone commented on Facebook , “Yesterday a young man rang my doorbell and said he worked for a company hired by PSEG and asked me to check my bill to see if I was being charged for “dirty energy.” I told him it wasn’t a good time, […]

By |February 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

NEW ELEVATED BAYONNE BRIDGE ROADWAY OPENS ON MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 20

February 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

With milestone, bridge becomes the Port Authority’s first all-cashless tolling facility

The Bayonne Bridge’s new elevated roadway will open to drivers on Monday at 5 a.m., ushering in a new era for the 85-year-old arch bridge that will now become the Port Authority’s first all-cashless tolling facility.

The new roadway is […]

By |February 20th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

John Locke on Religious Tolerance

Locke said tolerance was the chief characteristic of the true Christian.

Jon Miltimore | June 14, 2016

John Locke (1632-1704) was one of the most influential thinkers of the Enlightenment. The English philosopher’s ideas are at the core of the American Founding; in fact, it can be argued that his thoughts shaped the minds of the American […]

By |February 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments