Reader says I often wonder about the people who drive that carelessly

As a member of the Citizens Safety board, I can tell you we and the police and the town are well aware of how dangerous that particular corner is. Additionally, I was the safety chairperson for BF for a long time. Roseanne is a dedicated employee and has literally risked her life many times crossing […]

By |April 21st, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Why Bob McDonnell Won’t Save Bob Menendez

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U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is facing trial this fall on corruption charges. His lawyers will claim the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Bob McDonnell case means the charges against Menendez cannot stand. But the effect of the McDonnell case on the Bob Menendez trial is […]

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

N.J. warns of ‘traffic Armageddon’ without tunnel funding

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Nicholas Pugliese , State House Bureau, @nickpugzPublished 5:27 p.m. ET April 19, 2017

Several of New Jersey’s high-ranking elected officials gathered in Newark Penn Station Wednesday to present the federal government with a dire warning: either follow through on a commitment to fund a portion of the $24 billion trans-Hudson rail project […]

By |April 21st, 2017|commuters|2 Comments

Ridgewood Places 7th in the NICHE :2017 Best Places to Live in New Jersey

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April 21,2017
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Ridgewood NJ , the website NICHE issued report cards on places to live in New Jersey. The website says ,the 2017 Best Places to Live ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the overall livability of an area. This grade takes into account several key factors […]

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

Ridgewood Blog to Promote 2017 “Night Out for Big Foot “ for Earth Day

Frame 352 from the Patterson-Gimlin film, alleged by Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin to show a Bigfoot, and by some others to show a man in a gorilla suit.

Reader say the Ridgewood Bog should organize a “Night Out for Big Foot “

April 20,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, This year not to left out […]

By |April 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Young Ridgewood Artists Share The Emerging Artists Gallery

April 20,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Several young artist participants speak about the Ridgewood Arts Council’s Emerging Artists Gallery Scavenger Hunt to be held on April 23rd at Van Neste Park from 11am-2pm.

By |April 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments


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April 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water’s Journey from Rain to Drain, Daffodil Festival & Earth Day Fair will take place Sunday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p. m  in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square. This is a free, fiun event for all ages!

Come join the […]

By |April 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader says the Hudson Garage is to compensate legally for building LESS parking at nearby apartment developments

Its most significant intended purpose, and the one motivating past council members, is to compensate legally for building LESS parking at nearby apartment developments. Otherwise why would Aronsohn & Co. have cared so much that they made a video about it (on village tax money)? DO NOT BE FOOLED. Garage is a boondoggle to end […]

By |April 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|19 Comments

Reader asks What could possibly go wrong by trusting a real estate developer and a disgraced politician?

Remember that the former Mayor and Mr. Saraceno conducted studies that showed that there would be LESS traffic and only 4 additional children in the schools as a result of this project. No really, they did – and expected us to believe it. The studies assumed that only empty nesters with no cars would be […]

By |April 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Reader says The idea that we need a developer’s attorney to tell us what is and is not a fact is insulting, preposterous and condescending

Members of the public suggesting that the proposed development project, when built, will produce unavoidable, intractable problems with vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the intersection of Broad Street and Franklin Avenue, reflect common sense and need not be deemed “out of order” by Saraceno’s henchmen. The idea that we need a developer’s attorney to tell […]

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