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N.J. lawmakers want voters to decide if Supreme Court justices should keep their jobs

Posted on May 21, 2017 at 10:35 AM

BY S.P. SULLIVAN

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NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

TRENTON — A pair of Republican state lawmakers is looking to do away with tenure for state Supreme Court justices, proposing a constitutional amendment that would have voters give them a thumbs-up or thumbs-down every four years.

State Sens. Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen) and […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

What You Really Want to Know About the Candidates for New Jersey Governor

By NICK CORASANITI, AUDREY CARLSEN and SERGIO PEÇANHA

Gov. Chris Christie is on his way out. Primaries are on June 6. Here’s what matters — and a few things that don’t — about six candidates vying to replace him:

Taylor Ham or Pork Roll?

 

By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Sneaky teen texting codes: what they mean, when to worry

Jennifer Jolly, Special for USA TodayPublished 9:04 a.m. ET May 21, 2017 | Updated 17 hours ago

f your teen has a smartphone, chances are they spend several hours a day on text and social media. If you ever look at what they’re actually doing on there, you’ll likely see a lot of innocent “Snapstreaking,” some […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Click it or Ticket: NJ cops will pull over thousands of drivers for 2 weeks

file photo by Boyd Loving

By Jen Ursillo May 21, 2017 8:00 PM

For two weeks, starting Monday and ending June 4, law enforcement agencies across New Jersey will be out and about pulling over drivers who aren’t wearing seat belts.

Gary Poedubicky, acting director of the state Division of Highway Traffic Safety, says 375 police agencies, including […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments

Massive Ridgewood Water Restrictions Would Seem to Limit All Development In Town

Attention: Ridgewood Water Customers

Stage II restrictions (2 days per week irrigation) were imposed in June 2016 and are still in effect in Glen Rock, Midland Park, Ridgewood and Wyckoff. Without these restrictions, the use of drinking water for irrigation will continue increasing toward levels that are unsustainable regardless of drought conditions. To reverse this trend, […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Why More Parents Need to Say ‘No’ to Their Children

Annie Holmquist | May 18, 2017

When I was around 5 years old, a neighbor friend of mine had a huge, Victorian dollhouse. She never seemed all that interested in it, but I thought it was beautiful. So much so, that in the years following, I would often look longingly at similar dollhouse kits at the […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

NJ TRANSIT KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE AND DISCOUNTED TRAVEL PACKAGES

May 22,2017
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Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT will kick off the Memorial Day weekend with “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, May 26, for the benefit of customers leaving work early.  To help speed the getaway, customers are reminded that they can enjoy the convenience of purchasing tickets through the […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Ridgewood High School Alumni celebrated 125th Anniversary of RHS

photos courtesy of Ridgewood High School Alumni Association

May 21,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood High School gathered under this beautiful tent at Veterans Field to celebrate 125 years of excellence on the 19th of May.

The party featured the one and only DJ Nick Cannon. Ridgewood High School ,125 years of excellence. A total and complete celebration of […]

By |May 21st, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Live The Life You Want Now And In The Future

May 21,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Al Zdenek noticed early in his career that his clients, and people in general, had not received a good financial education and had not surrounded themselves with the best advisors. As a result, they were not making the best financial decisions for themselves or their families and […]

By |May 21st, 2017|Personal Finance|0 Comments

3 Tips For Women Worried About Outliving Their Retirement Nest Egg

file photo by ArtChick

Few things make retirees more nervous than the possibility their savings could run dry.
May 21,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, And the situation can be even more troublesome for women, who are at greater risk of outliving their money because, on average, they live longer than men. In fact, women over […]

By |May 21st, 2017|Personal Finance|1 Comment