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The RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY Announces the opening of its new Exhibit at the Schoolhouse Museum “Farm and Home”

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Exploring Our Agrarian Roots with Artifacts from the 18th and 19th Centuries

“A unique opportunity to see what life in Ridgewood was like hundreds of years ago.”

Ridgewood NJ, On March 20, 2016, between 2PM and 4 PM, the Ridgewood Historical Society’s Schoolhouse Museum will debut its new Exhibit – “Farm and Home”.This exhibit will show how farmers, their wives and children lived off the land, cleared forests, harvested food, prepared meals and developed a prosperous economy in 18th and 19th Century Ridgewood.

Using objects donated to the Museum over many decades, this exhibit will display a wide variety of objects from this period, including Lenape implements, early Dutch artifacts, farm tools, home furnishings, textiles and quilts, early cookbooks, and kitchenware.

Open to the public, the Schoolhouse Museum is located at 650 E. Glen Ave., Ridgewood, NJ. Museum’s hours are Thursdays and Saturdays; 1 to 3 p.m. and Sundays; 2 to 4 p.m.

To contact the Museum: 201-447 3242 or [email protected]

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The Ridgewood Historical Society’s Halloween family event

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Thinking about Halloween …. Join us for a cemetery walk …. See information below …

The Ridgewood Historical Society’s Halloween family event …
Nothing says Halloween
like a night time walk
in a Cemetery.
Join us for a lantern-lit stroll through Valleau Cemetery
where soldiers and civilians come to life and tell their tales.
Back at the museum the party continues with music,
Halloween stories, locally produced cider and donuts.
October 23rd
6:00- 7:30pm Rain or shine
Call (201) 447-3242 or email [email protected] to reserve your spot
Meet at Ridgewood Historical Society
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E Glen Ave, Ridgewood
This fun-filled evening is best suited for families with children ages 7-13.
With reservations:
$10 per adult/$5 per child or $20 per family.
At the door: $15 per adult/$5 per child or $25 per family.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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The Ridgewood Historical Society and Schoolhouse Museum Presents : Hemlines is a look at women’s fashions from 1900 to 1969

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The Ridgewood Historical Society and Schoolhouse Museum Presents : Hemlines is a look at women’s fashions from 1900 to 1969
March 18,2015

Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Historical Society and Schoolhouse Museum are pleased to announce the opening of our new exhibit, Hemlines. The exhibit will be open to the public from March 12 through July 26.

Hemlines is a look at women’s fashions from 1900 to 1969 and features:

Lingerie
Hats
Shoes
Handbags
Jewelry
Wedding Attire
and, of course, Fabulous Dresses!

Make sure to visit the Schoolhouse Museum to see Hemlines!

From September to July, The Schoolhouse Museum is open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00–3:00 p.m. and Sundays from 2:00–4:00 p.m.   We arrange group tours by appointment.   For more information call the museum at 201-447-3242 send us an e-mail.

To keep up with the latest news, visit our Facebook page.

The Schoolhouse Museum is located at 650 E Glen Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ., directly across from Valleau Cemetery and adjacent to the Paramus Reformed Church.

Driving south on Route 17, exit at the Franklin Turnpike exit in Ridgewood and continue on to Glen Avenue (about 2/10 of a mile). The Museum is on the left at 650 E. Glen. Avenue.

Driving North on Route 17, exit on Linwood Avenue and proceed west to North Pleasant Avenue (second traffic light). Turn right and proceed to end of road (at the cemetery) turn right again and the museum is about 3/10 of a mile on the right.

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2014 Parade Theme,The Star Spangled Banner, 1814 – 2014

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2014 Parade Theme,The Star Spangled Banner, 1814 – 2014

Displayed at Schoolhouse Museum

The Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration Committee is proud to announce their theme
for the 2014 celebration. The theme will be “The Star Spangled Banner, 1814 – 2014”.
The Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration Committee will sponsor its annual celebration on Friday, July 4, 2014.

The purpose of the Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration is to celebrate the USA and its history and to honor American Patriots of all times. For 2014, we would like to focus on our national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner. We will celebrate the people and events involved with creating this important American song.

The purpose of the Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration is to celebrate the USA and its history and to honor American Patriots of all times. For 2014, we would like to focus on our national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner. We will celebrate the people and eventsinvolved with creating this important American song.

The Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration is organized by the Ridgewood Fourth of
July Celebration, Inc., an all-volunteer community group. All aspects of this annual
Celebration including fireworks, bands, evening performers, insurance, and police and
fire personnel are funded by voluntary contributions from businesses and individuals.

This year we’re excited to announce that The Ridgewood Historical Society in their
Schoolhouse Museum has a copy on display of a beautiful Currier and Ives print entitled “The Star Spangles Banner”. Lady Liberty crowned with an American crest bears the American flag as she points forward to victory. The fires of the battle burn in the distance– presumably the defense of Fort McHenry by American forces during the British attack on September 13, 1814 (in the War of 1812) that inspired Francis Scott Key to write The Star Spangled Banner. Several phrases from the song The Star Spangled Banner serve as the title printed in the lower margin: “O! long may it wave,/ O’er the land of the free,And the home of the brave.”

Part of the mission of the Ridgewood Historical Society, which operates the
Schoolhouse Museum, is to design exhibits using artifacts that tell the stories about ou
history, culture, and the lives of ordinary people from Ridgewood and the surrounding
celebrates New Jersey’s 350th and liberty. Highlighted in this exhibit is the museum’s collection of U.S. flags, a fitting complement to this years’ July 4th festivities.

The Schoolhouse Museum located at 650 E. Glen Ave, Ridgewood, is open this summer on Thursdays and Saturdays from 1 to 3 and Sundays 2 to 4.
through the 20th century. The current exhibit, A Community’s Journey,
anniversary using the themes of diversity, innovation,and liberty. Highlighted in this exhibit is the museum’s collection of U.S. flags, a fitting complement to this years’ July 4th festivities.

The Schoolhouse Museum located at 650 E. Glen Ave, Ridgewood, is open this summer on Thursdays and Saturdays from 1 to 3 and Sundays 2 to 4.

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The Ridgewood Historical Society presents a concert by the Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus of Ridgewood and the Ridgewood High School Maroon Men

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The Ridgewood Historical Society presents a concert by the Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus of Ridgewood and the Ridgewood High School Maroon Men
Sun, May 18, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM

School House Museum, 650 E. Glen Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Sunday, May 18th at 2:00pm, join The Ridgewood Historical Society for a concert by the Orpheus Club Men’s Club of Ridgewood and the Ridgewood High School Maroon Men.

The performance will celebrate the Ridgewood Historical Society’s current exhibit, A Community’s Journey:

Our Place in New Jersey’s History. The concert will be conducted on the steps of the School House Museum, 650 E. Glen Avenue in Ridgewood. Guests should bring their own lawn chairs. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $10. IN the event of rain the concert will be held next door at the Old Paramus Reformed Church.

for more details call 201-689-2494.

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Vincent Loncto is sworn in as Ridgewood schools trustee

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Vincent Loncto is sworn in as Ridgewood schools trustee

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
BY EVONNE COUTROS
STAFF WRITER
THE RECORD

RIDGEWOOD – A former chief financial officer for major corporations was sworn in Monday night as the school district’s newest trustee.

Vincent Loncto took his seat as a trustee at Monday’s school board meeting at the district’s Education Center on Cottage Place.

The certified public accountant was one of six candidates interviewed for the trustee post after Charles Reilly resigned earlier this year.

“The school budget is in the process of being developed, so I’m coming in at the right time,” said Loncto, who retired earlier this year from a 40-year career in financial management.

“It has to be done collaboratively,” he said. “What we are talking about here is enhancing the quality of the school system under budgetary constraints. It is detail-intensive work.”

http://www.northjersey.com/news/Ridgewood_school_board_to_swear_in_new_member_tonight.html

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Ridgewood school board interviews six candidates for open seat

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>Ridgewood school board interviews six candidates for open seat

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
BY JOSEPH CRAMER
STAFF WRITER
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

The Board of Education (BOE) interviewed six candidates this week for the seat left vacant by trustee Charles Reilly’s departure last month.

Six candidates applied and were each questioned by board members on Monday night regarding their professional backgrounds, reasons for applying for the position, and goals as a potential BOE trustee. The decision on Reilly’s replacement will be announced at a public meeting on Nov. 7.

Among the candidates – James Morgan, Gwen Sullivan, B. Vincent Loncto, Janice Willet, Rei Shinozuka and Eric Gross – several themes were consistent across the six interviews. All expressed a desire to contribute to the reputation of the Ridgewood school district, which was a primary reason behind moving to the village for many of the candidates.

Issues of communication, whether relating to complex technical matters such as yearly budgets or simple instances of parent feedback, were also paramount in candidates’ responses.

http://www.northjersey.com/news/132699643_Ridgewood_school_board_interviews_six_candidates_for_open_seat.html

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Interviews will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 for Vacant Board Seat

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>Interviews will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 for Vacant Board Seat

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR VACANT BOARD MEMBER POSITION
As of Friday, October 21, 2011, 4:00 p.m., the district has received applications for the vacant Board Member position from the following people:

Eric Gross
B. Vincent Loncto
James Morgan
Rei Shinozuka
Gwen Sullivan
Janice Willett

Interviews will be held starting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2011, at the Regular Public Meeting, in the Board Room on the third floor of the Education Center.

 

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BOE supporter says , if don’t like the high taxes move to Texas

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if you can’t handle Ridgewood’s tax burden, then i suggest you MOVE. nobody is holding a gun to your head to live here. if you don’t want to pay state income taxes or don’t want to deal with high property taxes go to Texas!

if you can’t pay our taxes then you’re clearly too poor to be living in ridgewood.

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