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Ridgewood High School Students Bring Home Scholarships and Awards

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June 21,2017

the staff of the Ridghewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, RHS senior Kumail Raza won the Rensselaer Medal and Scholarship Award for his outstanding academic achievement in math and science. RHS seniors Kathryn Kearney and Mary Lane won scholarships from the 200 Club of Bergen County and the Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program. […]

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Airbnb bill heads to governor’s desk; to provide millions in tax revenues to municipalities

By Tom Bergeron, June 20, 2017 at 7:48 AM

A bill that would standardize taxes paid by those staying in short-term residential accommodations such as Airbnb was approved by the state Senate Monday and is heading to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

If signed, the legislation would provide more than $6 million in tax revenue for municipalities and […]

By |June 21st, 2017|village of ridgewood|9 Comments

Will N.J. lose $600M in federal transit funds by missing a deadline?

Updated on June 20, 2017 at 8:55 AMPosted on June 20, 2017 at 8:45 AM

BY JONATHAN D. SALANT

NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

WASHINGTON — New Jersey could lose $600 million in federal transit funds if it doesn’t meet a federal deadline for setting up a rail safety oversight program.

The state is in the first stage of […]

By |June 21st, 2017|Commuters|1 Comment

Ridgewood High School Graduation day !

June 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, today is the Ridgewood High School Graduation. The class of 2017 will accept their diplomas starting at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The Ridgewood  blog would like offer a Congratulations to all the Graduates and best of luck on your new adventures .

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Couple charged with Making Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm

June 21,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Cliffside Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrests of SHANE TURNER (DOB: 11/21/1983; single; and unemployed) of Cliffside Park, New Jersey and NINA WALSH (DOB: 3/17/1985; single; and employed as a receptionist) of Hawthorne, New Jersey on charges of Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm. […]

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Franklin Police Claim Over $30,000 In Precious Stones Were Stolen From Franklin Mineral Museum

June 20, 2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Franklin N.J. , Franklin Police are searching for gem thieves who ransacked the Franklin Mineral Museum a geology museum in Sussex County .The thieves made off with thousands of dollars worth of precious stones.

The zinc mining district of Franklin is known world-wide for an abundance of fluorescent and […]

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Democrat Bill Reimbursing Sanctuary Cities for Federal Funding Cuts Continues Advancing

By Alyana Alfaro • 06/19/17 4:25pm

Cities in New Jersey that do not use resources to enforce federal immigration laws regarding undocumented immigrants —known as sanctuary cities— may soon be able to apply for state grants aimed at replacing federal funding that is withheld due to sanctuary jurisdiction.

On Monday, a bill requiring the state to establish […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Senate Democrats Block Vote on Beck’s Pension Forfeiture Bill for 3rd Time

June 20, 2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, An effort by Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) to force a vote on legislation she sponsors to forfeit the pensions of corrupt public officials (S-1557) was immediately blocked by Senate Democrats at today’s session of the New Jersey Senate.

A third attempt by Sen. Jennifer Beck to force […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Trenton|2 Comments

Co-working takes off in suburban New Jersey

Shared work spaces skew older in Garden State communities

Co-working companies are gaining a toehold in suburban New Jersey, fed by demand from members who have left the corporate world and large companies who want to provide employees flexibility.

While the co-working movement, led by industry giant WeWork, is established in cities across the world, it’s gaining […]

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The epidemic that’s ruining youth sports

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By Kirsten Fleming

June 19, 2017 | 5:17pm | Updated

During a soccer game early last year, Tiffany Lin began experiencing a sharp pain in her right knee.

Then a freshman at Manhattan’s Beacon School, Lin tried to play through the pain but sought out a doctor when it wouldn’t subside.

The diagnosis? She had Osgood-Schlatter disease, which […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Ridgewood Sports|5 Comments