Ridgewood High School Students Bring Home Scholarships and Awards

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June 21,2017

the staff of the Ridghewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, RHS senior Kumail Raza won the Rensselaer Medal and Scholarship Award for his outstanding academic achievement in math and science. RHS seniors Kathryn Kearney and Mary Lane won scholarships from the 200 Club of Bergen County and the Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program. […]

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Airbnb bill heads to governor’s desk; to provide millions in tax revenues to municipalities

By Tom Bergeron, June 20, 2017 at 7:48 AM

A bill that would standardize taxes paid by those staying in short-term residential accommodations such as Airbnb was approved by the state Senate Monday and is heading to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

If signed, the legislation would provide more than $6 million in tax revenue for municipalities and […]

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Will N.J. lose $600M in federal transit funds by missing a deadline?

Updated on June 20, 2017 at 8:55 AMPosted on June 20, 2017 at 8:45 AM


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WASHINGTON — New Jersey could lose $600 million in federal transit funds if it doesn’t meet a federal deadline for setting up a rail safety oversight program.

The state is in the first stage of […]

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Ridgewood High School Graduation day !

June 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, today is the Ridgewood High School Graduation. The class of 2017 will accept their diplomas starting at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The Ridgewood  blog would like offer a Congratulations to all the Graduates and best of luck on your new adventures .

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Co-working takes off in suburban New Jersey

Shared work spaces skew older in Garden State communities

Co-working companies are gaining a toehold in suburban New Jersey, fed by demand from members who have left the corporate world and large companies who want to provide employees flexibility.

While the co-working movement, led by industry giant WeWork, is established in cities across the world, it’s gaining […]

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The epidemic that’s ruining youth sports

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By Kirsten Fleming

June 19, 2017 | 5:17pm | Updated

During a soccer game early last year, Tiffany Lin began experiencing a sharp pain in her right knee.

Then a freshman at Manhattan’s Beacon School, Lin tried to play through the pain but sought out a doctor when it wouldn’t subside.

The diagnosis? She had Osgood-Schlatter disease, which […]

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RHS Alumni Association: Diploma Mystery

June 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

RHS Alumni Association is working on a small mystery. Someone found this RHS diploma for Candace Young and mailed it back to the RHS Alumni Association. The Association is looking for any meaningful connection to get it back to her.  She is from the Class of 1980.

Any and all […]

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Reader says It is unbelievable if not one of our council members attended the OVERDEVELOPMENT forum Bergen Community College

It is unbelievable if not one of our council members attended this event!!! Instead of wasting your time on silly squabble, bet down to the issues that affect each and every tax payer in Ridgewood. We do not want to turn our town over to developers who are going to destroy the Village and line […]

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Home bakers in New Jersey stew over country’s last ban

Home bakers in New Jersey stew over country’s last ban

By Josh Cornfield | AP June 18 at 12:09 PM

TRENTON, N.J. — There’s only one thing preventing baker Mandy Coriston from selling the Irish soda bread she makes from her great-grandmother’s recipe inside her old cast-iron skillets: She lives in New Jersey.

New Jersey is now the only state […]

By |June 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment


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Flood Watch-National Weather Service New York NY
338 AM EDT Mon Jun 19 2017


Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Southern Fairfield-
Southern New Haven-Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-
Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-
Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-
Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-
Bronx-Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northern Queens-
Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
338 AM EDT Mon Jun […]

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