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$340k Fully Taxpayer Funded Outdoor Pavilion at Habernickel Will Directly Benefit Privately Owned Healthbarn USA

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Ridgewood NJ, yet another slap in the face to Ridgewood taxpayers is currently being concocted by Mayor Paul Vagianos and his conniving crew.

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24/7 Sports ,Ridgewood Village Council Target Vets Field for Lighting

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Ridgewood NJ, At the Village Council budget meeting on February 26, there was discussion of spending an estimated $700,000 on lighting at Vets Field. We are pretty sure there are opinions on this from one end of the spectrum to the other.

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Billionaire Peter Thiel Doubles Down on his Program to Pay Kids to Ditch School to Pursue Entrepreneurial Ventures

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Ridgewood NJ, PayPal  founder Billionaire Peter Thiel is continuing his fellowship program, offering $100,000 to students who opt out of college to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. The latest cohort includes applicants focusing on AI and cryptocurrency projects. Thiel initiated the program in 2010 with 24 participants, aiming to challenge the traditional college system. With over 270 participants to date, Thiel seeks to provide alternatives to mounting college debt amid rising tuition costs. Return on investment is a real concern for young adults looking at college. Thiel’s decision to extend the program reflects his belief that American universities have become too “woke,” motivating him to promote alternative paths for young people. Despite having multiple degrees from Stanford University himself, Thiel advocates for the entrepreneurial route over traditional higher education.

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Senator Testa Scores $100M to Help Shore Communities Preserve Boardwalks

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Cape May NJ, after leading the charge last year to help establish a Boardwalk Preservation Fund, Senator Michael Testa is proud to announce that these much-needed funds are now being used to help South Jersey municipalities.

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Governor Murphy and Fellow Trenton Democrats Quietly Push More Tax Increases

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Trenton NJ, Senate Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) issued the following statement calling on Governor Murphy and Trenton Democrats to keep their pre-election promise to not raise taxes on New Jerseyans. Governor Murphy is expected to deliver his budget address for the 2025 fiscal year on Tuesday, February 27.

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Newark Penn Station Bull Secured Shelter at the Skylands Animal Sanctuary

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Newark NJ, when Ricardo the bull barreled through Newark Penn Station , his rescue drew nationwide attention. Ricardo secured shelter at the Skylands Animal Sanctuary.

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The Ridgewood Run® Monday May 27, 2024

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Run®, hosted by the North Jersey Masters Running Club, stands as a cornerstone event kicking off the summer season in North Jersey. This vibrant occasion offers a plethora of family-centered activities, including a 10K, 5K, the Ridgewood YMCA Kid’s Fun Run, Competitive Mile, and a one-mile Community Run. Participants have the option to partake in one or all of these exciting races. Notably, the event also hosts the esteemed Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K, drawing some of the globe’s swiftest wheelchair athletes.

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Electronic Billboard Goes For Final Approval in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Zoning Board of Adjustments Meeting tomorrow night February 27th @ 7:30 PM. Critics feel this sign will negatively impact the quality of life in the area . many neighbors feel they should have a say about  a very large digital messaging double sided billboard descending on Ridgewood. If one is approved,there is no turning back and it will make it easier to install more at other locations.

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Major Food Allergy Breakthrough

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Ridgewood NJ, new research unveiled yesterday suggests that Xolair, a widely prescribed medication for chronic severe asthma, offers significant benefits beyond its primary use, notably reducing reactions to various common food allergens. This breakthrough marks Xolair as the first preventive treatment capable of safeguarding individuals against accidental exposure to life-threatening allergens.

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US Supreme Court Takes on Social Media Content Moderation

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Ridgewood NJ, today, the US Supreme Court is set to deliberate on the contentious issue of whether states possess the authority to prohibit social media platforms from moderating political content on their platforms. This case is one of three social media-related disputes on the court’s docket for this term.

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More Challenges for Lunar Lander Odysseus

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Ridgewood NJ, on February 22nd, Odysseus achieved a successful landing on the Moon, marking a significant milestone as the first private lunar lander and the first from the United States since 1972. Developed by Intuitive Machines, the lander now sits approximately 300 kilometers from the lunar south pole, an area believed to potentially harbor ice deposits. Prior to landing, Odysseus encountered a malfunction necessitating a software patch, which was successfully implemented just hours before touchdown. It is slated to collect valuable data for up to seven days, until nightfall descends upon the landing site.

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How Motivation Drives Success in Personal and Professional Domains

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Motivation is the fuel that propels individuals toward their goals and aspirations, both in their personal lives and professional careers. It serves as the driving force behind our actions, influencing our behavior, attitudes, and level of commitment. Whether striving for personal growth or aiming for career advancement, motivation plays a pivotal role in achieving success. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of motivation in both personal and professional domains, examining how it shapes our aspirations, influences our actions, and ultimately drives us toward success.

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