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Ridgewood High School Graduation 2017

photo courtesy of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen

June 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood High School graduation Kicked off at 5pm on June 21st . This year the event was live streamed . Rain early in the day  cleared up .

photo courtesy of Ridgewood Emergency Services

Behind the scenes Ridgewood Emergency Services kept a watchful […]

By |June 25th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Ridgewood Home Surrounded by Police on Saturday Night

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A home on Leonard Place in Ridgewood was surrounded by Ridgewood Police and Glen Rock Police officers armed with assault rifles on Saturday evening, 06/24. Two (2) Bergen County Sheriff’s officers were also observed at the scene. Leonard Place is completely […]

By |June 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

Study: Homeschoolers Creaming Other Students on the SAT

Annie Holmquist | June 29, 2016

Last summer, George Washington University announced that it would no longer require students to submit their SAT or ACT scores as incoming freshmen. This move was made because the university “had concerns that students who could be successful at GW felt discouraged from applying if their scores were not as […]

By |June 25th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

A Very Busy June for Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen

June 25, 2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen offer some insight into a few moments from a VERY busy June 2017 .

Photos include Ridge 3rd grade visit to Village Hall, sharing an iftar, RHS Class of 2017 graduation, Jelly Beans in the Village Clerk’s office, BFBN Team “C” scores […]

By |June 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Ridgewood pizzeria owners rebuild after devastating fire

file photo by Boyd Loving

Donna M Rolando , Staff Writer, @Dmmrolando1:40 a.m. ET June 24, 2017

RIDGEWOOD – A Turkish immigrant and his wife could have gone to most any town after a fire destroyed their pizzeria just over a year ago.

But Kenan “Kenny” Yildirim and his wife, Suzanne, have friends in Ridgewood. Lots of them.

http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/2017/06/24/ridgewood-pizzeria-owners-rebuild-after-devastating-fire/423936001/

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Mary “Mama” Valastro, the mother of “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro, has Passed Away

June 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Mary “Mama” Valastro, the mother of “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro, has died this past Thursday morning after a long struggle with ALS. She was 69.

The Cake boss opened a Carlo’s Bakery in Ridgewood in 2013, located at 12 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.

Buddy  posted the following […]

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Special Properties Real Estate Services opens a New Office in Ridgewood

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June 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,Special Properties Real Estate Services  has opened an office on West Ridgewood Avenue. The Real Estate Services company has continue its expansion throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties. The new Ridgewood office will be located at 50 W. Ridgewood Avenue.

Sonja Cullaro, director of business development […]

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

New Jersey Lawmakers Send Bill to Legalize Fireworks Sales to Governor Christie

June 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey residents could soon be able to legally light fireworks in their backyards.  Currently, only New Jersey, Delaware and Massachusetts have a blanket ban on the sale of fireworks.

In a 35-1 vote, state senators agreed that outlawing fireworks doesn’t mean people don’t buy them. Many just […]

By |June 24th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Final Ridgewood High Density Housing Hearing Monday

June 24,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Monday, June 26th may be residents last chance to weigh in on the five story, 66 unit, multi-retail store complex coming to Franklin and Broad from local developer John Saraceno. The village planning board will meet at 7pm Monday night to hear both of Saraceno’s high-density applications. One at the corner of […]

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|15 Comments

Tonight’s ‘Music in the Night’ Sponsored by the Ridgewood Guild

photo courtesy of the Ridgewood Guild

Tonight’s ‘Music in the Night’ June 23rd Sponsored by the Ridgewood Guild:

STEEL WHEEL – Ebneter Guitar & Sings
RAYMONDS – Andrew Nieporent Acoustic Guitar
STELLA ARTESIAN- Doe “Thursday Eve Collective”
ORANGE LEAF YOGURT & DAILY TREAT – Jung Guitar & Sings
KILWINS – Ania Skulskaya Violin & Flute
BEN & JERRYS – Michael Flanagan Guitar […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments