Ridgewood Fire Uses “Jaws of Life” to Free Passenger Broadsided at the intersection of Greenway Road and Highland Avenue

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving

February 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, One (1) summons was issued in connection with a two (2) vehicle crash at the intersection of Greenway Road and Highland Avenue in Ridgewood on Friday afternoon, 02/10. Ridgewood firefighters used the “Jaws of Life” to free a passenger from a Nissan that […]

By |February 11th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

I-Team: Hospital Accused of Switched-at-Birth Breastfeeding Blunder in Lawsuit

By Chris Glorioso

A New Jersey mother is suing the hospital where she gave birth, claiming nurses gave her the wrong newborn to breastfeed.

Melissa Richman, 39, of Ridgewood, says The Valley Hospital failed to double-check identification bracelets when maternity ward staff retrieved her hours-old baby for a 4:30 a.m. feeding. Twenty minutes into breastfeeding the infant, […]

By |February 10th, 2017|village of ridgewood|15 Comments

Reader says The Village Council should be challenging Valley’s “not-for-profit” status

They should be paying for these services but they don’t. The Village Council should be challenging Valley’s “not-for-profit” status in court based on the Morristown precedent but they do nothing. We’re literally leaving millions of dollars of payments in lieu of taxes from Valley on the table as a result. Taxpayers should be sickened by […]

By |February 5th, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

18 karat gold bracelet Snatched form Valley Hospital Emergency Room

February 2,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to the Ridgewood Police a Waldwick, N.J. resident reported he was admitted and treated at the Valley Hospital emergency room on January 27 where he became the victim of theft. The victim reported while being treated he was asked to remove an 18 karat gold bracelet […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Valley was a great source of UNPAID work for the Ridgewood fire and Ridgewood police

file photo by Boyd Loving

I agree with the contributors that said Valley was a great source of UNPAID work for the local fire and police. They were constantly being called to Valley for false fire alarms (did they ever get charged after two as a Village resident would be?) And the police and firetrucks suddenly […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Opponents of Valley Hospital expansion celebrate move

Mary Jo Layton , Staff Writer, @MaryjolaytonPublished 12:03 p.m. ET Jan. 30, 2017

The medical center announced plans last week to move its main campus to Paramus, pleasing many Ridgewood neighbors.

It took a decade, but the David vs. Goliath battle many Ridgewood residents waged against The Valley Hospital’s proposed expansion ended Friday with a champagne party […]

By |January 31st, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Reader says Concerned Residents of Ridgewood deserve your Financial Support

Concerned Residents of Ridgewood has been out in the trenches and lawyers’ offices for a decade. They must not be allowed to hold the bag financially as well. I just sent my third or fourth check for as much as I could afford. From $5 to $5,000, everybody in town should do the same out […]

By |January 29th, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

UPDATE : The Valley Hospital Unveils Plan to Relocate and Build a New Hospital in Paramus

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Ridgewood Campus Will Be Maintained for Outpatient Services

January 27,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus, NJ, The Valley Hospital will build a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Paramus, announced Audrey Meyers, President and CEO of The Valley […]

By |January 27th, 2017|village of ridgewood|27 Comments

NJ hospitals: Obamacare repeal would slam us

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Jonathan Gruber Obamacare architect said last year that a “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter” helped Congress approve ObamaCare

Michael L. Diamond , @mdiamondappPublished 5:02 p.m. ET Jan. 26, 2017

New Jersey hospitals would be hit hard by the repeal of Obamacare if Congress doesn’t replace it with a […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Obamacare|4 Comments

Hollywood Avenue and North Franklin Turnpike Crash Sends Two to Valley Hospital

photo courtesy of Boyd Lovings Facebook page

January ,23,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Two (2) individuals were transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a collision at the intersection of Hollywood Avenue and North Franklin Turnpike in Ho-Ho-Kus on Sunday afternoon, 01/22. A 4-door Honda sedan was removed from the scene […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments