Former Democrat mayor of Paterson, N.J, was sentenced to 5 Years in prison

photo Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr.,Senator Bob Menendez, Nellie Pou, and Jose “Joey” Torres.

November 15,2017

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Paterson NJ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that Jose “Joey” Torres, the former mayor of Paterson, N.J, was sentenced to prison today for directing that city employees perform work at a private warehouse leased by his […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Trenton|8 Comments

Jury May Get New Instructions on Menendez “just friends” defense

file photo by Boyd Loving

November 15,2017

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Newark NJ, the Jurors in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen could hear new instructions from the judge Wednesday as they resume deliberations.

The jury finished Tuesday without reaching a unanimous verdict on any of […]

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Ridgewood Water , can no flush Fridays be far behind?

November 15 ,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water is reminding people that , “Your Toilet is a Water Thief”  – Check your toilet for leaks to save water and money. Free testing tablets are available at the office of Ridgewood Water.

Longer term readers of the Ridgewood blog know the Village  has had […]

By |November 15th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Reader says We’ve had a decade or more of helicopter parents, participation trophies and general coddling of anyone who needs to be considered “special”

We’ve had a decade or more of helicopter parents, participation trophies and general coddling of anyone who needs to be considered “special”. As a society we have failed these kids by not teaching them how to both win and lose with dignity or to be accountable for their behavior. Once the kid grows beyond his […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Cold Out , Don’t Bother Warming Up Your Car

November 15,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, yes its that time of year again , its cold out there  . In an article 8 Facts and Myths About Warming Up Your Car in Winter https://www.yahoo.com/news/bp/8-facts-myths-warming-car-winter-201000465.html the writer admits old habits die hard, and one of the oldest-still rigorously enforced by many drivers-is that “warming […]

By |November 15th, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Reader says the Ridgewood School Board should limit their dreams and focus on a good education

If the parents and the School Board would limit their dreams to what is NECESSARY to get a good education, the taxes for schools would be reduced. Kids don’t care about windows (except to look through them when they are bored in class.) nor golden fixtures in their bathrooms. If the fixtures work, leave them […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Ridgewood School Board : The fights were mutually conducted and were fueled by social media, with a genesis dating to this past August.

November 15,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood High School Administration has completed its investigation into the serious incident that occurred two weeks ago.  According to its investigation, the Administration has concluded there were two (2) fights between the same two (2) students: the first on Friday, October 27, 2017, and then on […]

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Reader offers a reminder of the initial demands that were made on posts across multiple groups on Facebook

A reminder of the initial demands that were made on posts across multiple groups on Facebook. And there is evidence (in the form of Facebook comments) of a LOT of people agreeing with all of this.
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This is the position that should be taken
1. ALL kids that were involved in setting up the fight, especially the […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Concerned Residents of Ridgewood : The Valley settlement itself is a win-win for all those involved

November 14,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Pete Mckenna President of Concerned Residents of Ridgewood, commented on the Valley Hospital Settlement, “As I mentioned to the Village Council when this was on their agenda, our long local nightmare has ended.  Much of the credit for this outcome is due to the work of mayors Knudsen, […]

By |November 14th, 2017|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

Hackensack Police and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office are Seeking the Publics Assistance in a Hit and Run Investigation 

November 14,2017
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Hackensack NJ, The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hackensack Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a hit and run collision which resulted in a pedestrian sustaining serious bodily injury.

At approximately 7:11 pm on Thursday, November 9, 2017, the Hackensack Police Department received a report of […]

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