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

June 24,2017

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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 […]

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Final Ridgewood High Density Housing Hearing Monday

June 24,2017
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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 […]

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The Pitfalls of Single-Payer Health Care: Canada’s Cautionary Tale

April 13, 2017
4:00 AM

Before resigning themselves to socialized medicine, flummoxed legislators should consider the experience of our neighbors to the North. In the Netflix series House of Cards, President Frank Underwood campaigned for the White House by telling Americans, “You are entitled to nothing.” The fictional president — a Democrat, no less — […]

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Senate Democrats Block Beck/Doherty Sick Leave Reforms

Republican Measures Would Address Nearly $2 Billion Property Tax Liability

June 22, 2017

the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Democrats in the New Jersey Senate blocked the consideration of sick leave reforms sponsored by Senator Jennifer Beck (R-11) and Senator Michael Doherty (R-23) that would address a nearly $2 billion liability for property taxpayers.

Senate Democrats tabled Sen. Jennifer Beck’s […]

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Glen Rock Fire Department and Hawthorne Fire Department Engine Company Respond Hazardous Materials Spill

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 24,2017

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock FD and Hawthorne Fire Department Engine Company #4 personnel were dispatched to 84 Rutland Road, Glen Rock on Friday afternoon, 06/23, in response to a 911 telephone call reporting a possible hazardous materials spill near a storm drain. […]

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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”
KILWINS – Ania Skulskaya Violin & Flute
BEN & JERRYS – Michael Flanagan Guitar […]

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New Jersey cheerleader, 12, dies in suspected suicide same day mother complained about bullying at school

Friends of a 12-year-old New Jersey cheerleader who died last week believe the young student committed suicide because she was bullied online.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s office said the death of Mallory Grossman was under investigation, but did not confirm whether she suffered from a fatal, self-inflicted wound, News 4 reported.

Relatives told the news station that […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments

Ridgewood Farmers Market Starts Sunday June 25, 2017

Ridgewood Farmers Market:

Sun, June 25, 2017 – Sun, November 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Train Station Parking Lot, Godwin Ave & W Ridgewood Ave

Celebrating 17 years with Farm to table, fresh and delicious produce.Ridgewood’s Farmers’ Market , Every Sunday from 9am-3pm ,westside of NJ Transit train station…Enjoy our farmers vegetables and fruit until Thanksgiving.

Stroll […]

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The Ridgewood Art Institute’s 2017 Members Summer Show

Tue, June 27, 2017 – Sun, September 03, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Ridgewood Art Institute, 12 East Glen Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Ridgewood NJ, THE RIDGEWOOD ART INSTITUTE’S 2017 MEMBERS SUMMER SHOW from JUNE 27th – SEPTEMBER 3rd, features selected works by Ridgewood Art Institute member artists. Displayed are many beautiful landscape, seascape, still life, floral and […]

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The Ridgewood Public Library has their Adult Summer Reading Club up and running!

photo by ArtChick

June 23,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Public Library has their Adult Summer Reading Club up and running! Ridgewood residents, call or write to register (and get a Chipotle buy one, get one free coupon). Stop by the Reference or Circulation Desks and get a raffle ticket for reading and […]

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