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Ridgewood Village Coucil Majority Votes For High Density Housing In Ridgewood

file photo by Boyd Loving

March 24,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,last night It was a very predictable, 3-2 votes on anything meaningful and the majority stating all the reasons they were voting yes except representing the people. The leaving council majority aka the 3 amigos are enacting a “scorched earth policy” as they will […]

By |March 24th, 2016|village of ridgewood|37 Comments

The Ridgewood blog we will be livestreaming the meeting starting at 7:30pm

file photo by Boyd Loving

Dear Friends,

After the September 16th Village Council meeting, everyone I spoke with said, “Well, it’s a done deal with the High Density Housing.” But then September 30th proved us different.

The point is, as Rocky Balboa once said, “It ain’t ’til it’s over.” To add to that: It’s only over if we […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|13 Comments

Tonight Ridgewood Council Faces Most Important Vote in Village History

March 23,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Readers say , “The only way to stop this is to fill up the room and let our Village Council know how we feel about this vote. It is important that everybody in town come out tonight. It is probably the most important vote in Ridgewood history […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Good architectural design makes an effort to work with the style of a neighborhood. The Ridgewood Parking Garage does not

photo by Saurabh Dani

To My Ridgewood Neighbors:

I was not initially opposed to the proposed parking structure on Hudson Street in the center of Ridgewood but after seeing the renderings, I am entirely against it because of its enormous size and unfitting design. The residents that are vocally opposed to this structure know that it will destroy […]

By |March 20th, 2016|village of ridgewood|17 Comments

Ridgewood’s Planning Board reviews litigation matters, affordable housing

BY MATTHEW SCHNEIDER
STAFF WRITER |
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

RIDGEWOOD – The village’s planning board met Wednesday night in the hopes of coming to decisions in regards to pressing matters currently before the board such as Valley Hospital and the village’s affordable housing obligations.

 

http://www.northjersey.com/community-news/clubs-and-service-organizations/members-review-litigation-matters-affordable-housing-1.1529792

By |March 18th, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Ridgewood hearings to examine impact of multi-family housing development downtown

BY STEVE JANOSKI
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

RIDGEWOOD — The results of studies on how zoning to allow high-density, multifamily housing downtown would affect the village will be presented to the public Wednesday night at Ridgewood High School.

The four studies, commissioned by the Village Council in mid-January, will explore the possible impacts of five introduced zoning ordinances […]

By |March 8th, 2016|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Village Of Ridgewood Central Business District Zoning Studies

RIDGEWOOD DOWNTOWN ZONING ANALYSIS STUDIES
The Final Downtown Zoning Impacts Analysis that address  the four multifamily housing study areas is now available. For the complete document Click Here

By |March 8th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

The Future of Ridgewood: Hoboken police chief ‘disturbed’ after 15 arrested at annual Lepre-Con bar crawl

By Dan Ivers | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on March 06, 2016 at 5:59 PM, updated March 07, 2016 at 7:24 AM

HOBOKEN – Police Chief Ken Ferrante is speaking out after 15 people were arrested and dozens of others ticketed after this year’s annual Lepre-Con bar crawl.

In a statement, the chief said he was “disturbed” […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Urbanization|8 Comments

Reader says BCIA Funding a Sad day for the Village of Ridgewood – but only a day

photo by Boyd Loving

Sad day for the Village – but only a day.

We should neither despair nor capitulate. We can prevent the council from handing the Village over to failed developers and downtown businesses. The May 10th election really isn’t that far away, and these things can still be derailed and prevented. Thankfully there are […]

By |February 6th, 2016|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

PLEASE COME TO VILLAGE HALL, THIS WEDNESDAY, 7:30PM TO ASK THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL TO PLEASE LISTEN TO THE RESIDENTS OF RIDGEWOOD!

file photo by Boyd Loving

Dear Village Council & Village Manager,
As you are aware, in recent years, your Residents have voiced ongoing concerns with the “process” by which many important matters facing the Village are undertaken. Included in our concerns are handling of the High-Density Housing Ordinances, Schedler redevelopment, Habernickel house leasing/parking, and, of course, the […]

By |January 26th, 2016|village of ridgewood|3 Comments