Posted on

Lights on Nobody Home

photo by Boyd Loving

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, last night as flood waters carried toxic crumb rubber particles off the RHS stadium field ,we noticed something very disturbing , once again the stadium lights were on when no athletic activity taking place .

This is not the first time or the second time , so as a gentle reminder,because some people in town grew up in a barn ,turn the lights off when the fields are not in use .

With a $111,000,000 school budget this open disdain and a slap in the face for taxpayers, as well as being both rude and obnoxious . It is also irresponsible and wasteful .

It is also monumentally hypocritical given the promotion of pseudo sciences like “global warming ” and other faux environmentalism.

Posted on

Turf Town 2.0

photo by Boyd Loving

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, on April 29 meeting, the Ridgewood Board of Education voted to again install a rubber crumb based field turf at RHS Field Stadium . In the usual method the Board made its decision without open discussions with residents, vendors ,students  and healthcare and environmental professionals.Crumb Rubber fill is basically ground up car tires .

Continue reading Turf Town 2.0
Posted on

Reader says the BOE is running its own agenda over the majority will

cottageplaceBOE_theridgewoodblog

” Through various ways a select group of people took the BOE and Admin in their iron grip, running their own agenda over majority wish, the Budget vote has taken that privilege away and that’s why this frustration, One Vote’s target is taking away the Budget vote and additionally influencing the local politics of Ridgewood with the muddy national one. “