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Good Bye “Ridgewood financial Committee”

August 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  in a recent letter , “Don’t disband Ridgewood financial committee” http://www.northjersey.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/08/14/letter-dont-disband-ridgewood-financial-committee/564698001/  Evan Weitz former chair of the FAC lays out his reason why the Village should maintain the committee.

Beginning in January the Ridgewood blog  published a host of articles starting with, the “Financial Advisory Committee Must Meet […]

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Franklin Avenue Roadway in Ridgewood goes to the Dogs

file photo by Boyd Loving

August 16,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Take your Pick. Its either PSEG,Town Traffic signal tunneling ,recent drive up Starbucks curb sidewalk work upgrades

VOR should emergency Bond new milling and resurfacing before the winter.do the work at night if need be

FRANKLIN is the working mans road to and from everywhere. […]

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Diver Takes Out Utility Pole at the intersection of Linwood and Walthery Avenues in Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving

August 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The adult male driver of a Toyota SUV was uninjured in a Tuesday afternoon, 08/15, crash during which his vehicle left the roadway, mounted a curb & sidewalk, and slammed into a utility pole and traffic control sign at the intersection of Linwood and […]

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Reader says The Ridgewood Water Company is the most mismanaged department in town

This is a disgrace. The Water Company is the most mismanaged department in town they don’t need their own space we spent millions on the Village Hall Shrine complete with spiral staircase and marble floors. There is zero reason for this. This mayor and council are out of control with unnecessary spending that is of […]

By |August 15th, 2017|village of ridgewood|7 Comments

East Ridgewood Avenue Crash Sends One Victim to the Hospital

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

August 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A two (2) vehicle collision in front of 190 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood on Monday evening, 08/14, resulted in the ambulance transport of one (1) crash victim to The Valley Hospital. Two (2) other individuals were evaluated on the scene by Ridgewood […]

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Will you pay more to travel to parts of Manhattan?

Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi , “Under this absolutely inane proposal it would cost a resident of Northern New Jersey $26 in tolls just to drive into midtown Manhattan and return home. When will these politicians understand that we are being taxed out of the region?”

Will you pay more to travel to parts of Manhattan?

Joseph Spector, Albany […]

By |August 15th, 2017|commuters|1 Comment

Ridgewood Fire Department Responds to Village Street Sweeper Fluid Spill

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

August 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A major leak of hydraulic fluid from a Village of Ridgewood street sweeper required the services of Ridgewood Fire department personnel on Monday morning, 08/14. The leak occurred on the street adjacent to 210 Greenway Road, Ridgewood. FD personnel from Engine Company […]

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An Open Letter to the Ridgewood Planning Board

An Open Letter to the Planning Board with cc to the Village Council and others:

Dear Mr. Joel, Planning Board Members, and Planning Board Professional Staff:

First let me state that I am not an attorney, let alone one with expertise in municipal law. And so, the views and opinions I express in this email are those […]

By |August 14th, 2017|village of ridgewood|14 Comments

Attorney General Porrino and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Urge Seniors to Beware of Phone Fraud Schemes

file photo by Boyd Loving

August 14,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs are urging seniors to avoid becoming the victims of phone fraud schemes and are providing a number of educational tools to help with the effort.

The Division offers brochures online to help consumers […]

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25 NJ Transit workers who made more than $75K in overtime last year

By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

NJ Transit has quite a few rank-and-file employees who earned more than $75,000 each in overtime in 2016. In some cases, they take home a bigger paycheck than their boss.

One police sergeant took home a total of $229.575, more than NJ Transit’s police chief, who earned $162,273 […]

By |August 14th, 2017|commuters|3 Comments