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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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Cyber Attack Leaves Pharmacies Nationwide are Facing Delays in Fulfilling Prescriptions

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Twp.of Washington NJ, Pharmacies nationwide are facing delays in fulfilling prescription orders following a cyber attack targeting one of the country’s leading health-care technology firms.

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AT&T Suffers Nationwide Cellular Phone Outage

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Twp. of Washington NJ, AT&T experienced a widespread network outage on Thursday morning, affecting many customers across the United States. Users were unable to make calls, send texts, or access the internet. By late morning, AT&T reported that most of its network had been restored.

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NJ GOP Senator’s Bill Would Increase Funding for Code Blue Shelters

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Trenton  NJ, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee cleared legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado that would provide additional funding for qualified Code Blue Shelters.

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The Grandparent Scam: Don’t let it Happen to You or a Loved One

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Ridgewood NJ, you’re a grandparent, and you get a phone call or an e-mail from someone who identifies himself as your grandson. “I’ve been arrested in another country,” he says, “and need money wired quickly to pay my bail. And oh by the way, don’t tell my mom or dad because they’ll only get upset!”

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Code Blue Alert is being extended in Bergen County

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Hackensack NJ, a Code Blue Alert is being extended in Bergen County, signaling a continued response to cold weather conditions that pose a risk to vulnerable individuals, particularly those experiencing homelessness. During a Code Blue Alert, additional resources and services are mobilized to provide shelter, warmth, and support to those in need. This extension underscores the ongoing commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of all residents, especially during periods of extreme cold.

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70-year old Air Force Veteran Picks Up Cigarette Butts to Raise Funds for Lung Health and Clean Up Community

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Cinnaminson NJ, 70-year old Air Force veteran, Cinnaminson, NJ resident Jim Alturo – who spent 40 years working in Center City Philadelphia –  started the “Jim’s Cigarette Butt Challenge” to raise funds for the American Lung Association, clean up the streets in South Jersey and challenge others in the Greater Philadelphia area and the nation to do the same. He has picked up more than 24,000 butts in his New Jersey community in 2023 and has a fundraising goal of $35,000 for 2024.

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The Lunar New Year: A Celebration of Renewal and Tradition

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Ridgewood NJ, the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year, is one of the most significant and widely celebrated festivals across Asia and beyond. It marks the beginning of the lunar calendar, heralding a time of renewal, family gatherings, and cultural festivities. In this essay, we will explore the essence of the Lunar New Year, its traditions, and the diverse communities that come together to celebrate this auspicious occasion.

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Tips for Cost-Effective Commercial HVAC Solutions

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Maintaining a comfortable and efficient environment is paramount in commercial operations. The HVAC system is essential in ensuring that your workspace remains conducive to productivity. However, managing the costs associated with commercial HVAC services can be challenging. This article presents some tips to help you achieve cost-effective solutions for your commercial HVAC needs. 

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6 Facts About Car Insurance Every Driver Should Know

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Navigating the world of car insurance can often feel like a daunting task. With various coverage options, complex terms, and legal requirements, understanding the ins and outs of car insurance is crucial for every driver. Whether you’re a seasoned car owner or a first-time buyer, there are facts about car insurance that can save you money and keep you legally covered on the road. In this post, we’ll explore six essential facts about car insurance that every driver should be aware of.

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Tammy Murphy Picks Up Over 100 Democrat Endorsements Across Bergen County

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Hackensack NJ,  Tammy Murphy received over 100 endorsements from local, state, and county Democratic leaders across Bergen County in her bid for U.S. Senate.

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Bergen County Animal Shelter: Adopt a Friend

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Teterboro NJ, the Bergen County Animal shelter opened in 1979, the Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center (BCAS) is responsible for Animal Control and related services for 49 towns in Bergen and Hudson Counties.  Located at 100 United Lane in Teterboro, NJ, BCAS has an active network of Rescues, Volunteers, Kitten Foster Families, and Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) colonies to support the employees and animals in our care.  The Shelter earned its No-Kill designation under the guidelines of the Asilmar Accords in 2015.

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Citizens Launches Seventh Annual Small Business Community Champion Award Contest

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Providence RI, Citizens bank has opened its annual Small Business Community Champion Award Contest, which will again recognize the positive contributions small businesses make within their communities. Now in its seventh year, the contest will award $10,000 each to 30 small businesses across Citizens’ footprint, including 10 minority-owned and 10 women-owned businesses. This year, for the first time, Citizens will also set aside five of its 30 awards exclusively for veteran-owned businesses along with five other qualifying businesses. The contest is open until 5 p.m. ET on Feb. 1, 2024.

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Bergen County Hazard Mitigation Plan – Open Public Meeting

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Hackensack N J, the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management is updating its 2021 Bergen County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). Hazard mitigation planning identifies risks and vulnerabilities associated with natural disasters and develops long-term strategies for protecting people and property from future hazard events.

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NJ Transit: Starting in February, the Popular “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass Promotion Returns For College Students

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Ridgewood NJ, Students heading back to class for the spring 2024 semester via NJ TRANSIT’s bus, rail or light rail systems can save money through the return of the “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass promotion. This special promotion offer is in addition to the cost-saving program, which provides a 25-percent discount off the already discounted monthly passes when purchased on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app, and is back by popular demand beginning with February passes for students traveling to and from the campuses of participating regional colleges and universities. In addition to full-time students, part-time degree-seeking students taking at least two courses are also eligible for the Student Pass fare.

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