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Reader says its About Time Someone Fights this Mandated Over Development

THANK YOU Mr. Bramnick. I know chances are minimal that anything will come out of your effort but it is a nice feeling to know that someone really cares.

In the meantime read this article to learn more about this housing bullshit and how nice communities are being screwed up with no mercy. Of course I […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Republican Leader Jon Bramnick plans to urge an emergency vote blocking court-imposed high-density housing

July 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood  blog

Ridgewood NJ, Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi shared Assemblyman Jon Bramnick’s post. In a satement on Facebook Schepisi said , “We keep fighting the good fight. Thank you Leader Jon Bramnick for understanding the urgency of providing immediate legislative solutions to the threat of over development in our communities.”

Assemblyman Jon Bramnick […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Bergen County|10 Comments

Ridgewood Master Plan to Get an Update

July 23,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Master Plan is set to get an update. In what seemed like news to many Ridgewood residents the Village Master Plan has not been updated in 30 years .

A master plan is a guiding document that sets zoning throughout a municipality, but also offers a […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Lawyers Spar Over Ex-Judge Wolfson’s Affordable Housing Role

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Douglas Wolfson

Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal

Lawyers argued Monday over whether a former state judge who handled affordable housing cases should have at least one of his rulings overturned because of his relationship with a developer.

In Trenton, a lawyer for South Brunswick Township squared off against a half-dozen others representing […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi Forces Vote On Her Anti-Overdevelopement at 1 am 4th of July

Bergen Democrats Do Nothing 

July 6,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, At 1 am on the 4th of July Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi finally had an opportunity to force a vote on her bills which would help our towns in their fight against forced over development. Not surprising, but certainly disappointing, the Bergen County democratic members […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Bergen County|8 Comments

Reader says infamous bike path should be a cautionary and oft-repeated tale

The passing of the infamous bike path should be a cautionary and oft-repeated tale.

The bike path is a prime example of why Aronson dragged us down into the place where we are now. He wanted to “improve” the Village to suit his own myopic view of what a modern day town should look like. He […]

By |July 5th, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Ridgewood Central Business District Parking Garage Update

July 1,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Council discussed the Hudson lot options . Bob Rooney Village CFO gave the following options  1) sell the lot on Hudson Street, 2) lease property  to garage builders . Which is only available for non profit s  3) Award a contract for design 4) declare Hudson […]

By |July 1st, 2017|village of ridgewood|11 Comments

Reader says Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus And when Aronsohn was mayor, he went out of his way to give away the Village to others.

file photo by Boyd Loving

Of course the district can re-assign students at any moment, and of course they are going to have to once the reality of all these new students hits home. Do you seriously think the developers are not going to market these apartments to young families with children? And, if you were […]

By |July 1st, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

Reader says You don’t care about what will be irretrievably lost in Ridgewood, the small town character

file photo by ArtChick

Blah blah blah , all you care about is VALUE meaning MONEY. That’s why we have this multi family fiasco in the first place and it doesn’t matter if there is a Godzilla garage anymore.

You don’t care about what will be irretrievably lost in Ridgewood, the small town character , feel , […]

By |June 30th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Reader says you are wrong and you bought into the fake arguments raised by Arohson, Pucciarli and the developers

you are wrong and you bought into the fake arguments raised by Arohson, Pucciarli and the developers. Yes, we have requirements, but no, we did not need to line Saraceno’s and the other developer’s pockets in order to address these issues.

We were sold up the river, pure and simple, by a mean spirited and self-serving […]

By |June 29th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments