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Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi to Hold Town Hall on Court Forced Overdevelopment in Bergen County

May 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Under recent affordable housing rulings by the NJ Supreme Court, our communities are being forced to permit construction of up to  1.5 MILLION new units of unneeded housing in order to satisfy a fictitious population increase of 30 percent in the next 9 years.

Protect our State from […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Reader says Roberta’s Letter is part of a much larger scheme to discredit Mayor Susan Knudsen

Roberta is, was and will always be Paul Aronsohn’s puppet. This move is part of a much larger scheme to discredit Susan Knudsen. Why? Because they are gearing up for the next election. The dark side has to win the two opening spots so they can regain the voting block. Jeff Voight is holding their […]

By |May 10th, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Many parts of New Jersey face stressed drinking water supplies

James M. O’Neill , NorthJerseyPublished 1:42 p.m. ET May 8, 2017 | Updated 18 hours ago

Residents in parts of New Jersey use tens of millions of gallons more water a day than their watersheds can safely supply – and other areas of the state could soon be in similar stress according to a state report.

Demand […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi Continues to Push for A Sensible Housing Policy for Bergen County

May 7,2017
by Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi

Rivervale NJ, I have been on the front lines fighting for the legislature to do its job and provide a legislative solution to recent Court opinions on affordable housing in the State. Even the NJ Supreme Court agrees that the legislature should do something, anything, on this issue.

As a result of […]

By |May 7th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Fights, arrests after 300 youths converge on N.J. downtown

James – you should post about the ruckus last night in village of South Orange by 300 ‘youth’

The future of the village of Ridgewood once the urbanists have had their way with downtown.

Fights, arrests after 300 youths converge on N.J. downtown

By Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on May 02, 2017 at 2:46 PM, […]

By |May 6th, 2017|Urbanization|7 Comments

Higher Taxes and Congestion Likely from New Ridgewood Apartment Complexes

May 4,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The massive new 66 unit, multi-retail store complex coming to Franklin and Broad sets off a chain reaction of traffic problems in Ridgewood. As always, taxpayers will be left holding the bag for nearly a million dollars worth of needed traffic signal upgrades alone.

In the zoomed in version […]

By |May 4th, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

We must stop the affordable housing crisis

Holly Schepisi 12:06 p.m. ET May 2, 2017

New Jersey has the highest property taxes, foreclosure rate and is the most expensive state in the nation to own a home.  Common sense and basic economics tell us that there is too much supply and too little demand, with high taxes and a dense population distorting total […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|7 Comments

The Former Administrations Financial Advisory Committee Continues to Undermine Mayor and push Garage for Developers

April 26,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood NJ, as this was done before During Mayor Killion’s tenure members of Paul Aronsohns Financial Advisory Committee or FAC continue to attempt to undermine the Ridgewood Police and Mayor Susan Knudsen.

“Unions don’t allow it because it’s good for taxpayers. The Mayor won’t propose it because she just […]

By |April 27th, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

Reader says You wanted to make the village into your vision of a “Montclair light “. You lost

The carpetbaggers came to town, they hedged their bets, bought some real estate,.they had confidence their puppet council would accommodate their demands so they can build build build , pocket the profits, and leave while sticking the taxpayers with the tab for a garage to enhance their bets, You made a bet. You wanted to […]

By |April 26th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Reader asks how will the “low and moderate income” residents afford living in towns like Ridgewood ?

And how will the “low and moderate income” residents afford living in towns like Upper Saddle River, Ridgewood, Wilton, Chappaqua and other towns in the northeast? Will the courts order the local taxpayers to subsidize their living costs as well? I can’t afford to live in Ridgewood. Why should anyone who does not have the […]

By |April 16th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments