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Today is Founders day for the Ridgewood blog

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James J Foytlin founder of the Ridgewood Blog

The Ridgewood blog was founded in March of 2006 by James J Foytlin aka PJ Blogger . Mr. Foytlin was born and raised in Ridgewood ,New Jersey and is a graduate of Ridgewood High School .

Ridgewood NJ, – Oct. 26, 2009 – RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — The Ridgewood blog ( https://theridgewoodblog.blogspot.com/ Originally  ) (www.theridgewoodblog.net) was founded in March of 2006 by James J Foytlin aka PJ Blogger .[1] Mr. Foytlin was born and raised in Ridgewood ,New Jersey and is a graduate of Ridgewood High School .[2] [3]

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On this St Patrick’s Day Will We Finally Have the Strength to Cast the Snakes from Ridgewood ?

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Ridgewood NJ, Today marks Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, a cultural and religious holiday celebrated every year on 17th March in Ireland and by Irish communities around the world. The celebration marks the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death in the fifth century and represents the arrival of Christianity in the country. The Irish have observed this day as a holiday for over 1,000 years, and while the festival began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland, today it has become an international celebration of Irish culture.

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Happy New Year from the Ridgewood blog !

Happy New Year

Wishing a happy, healthy and safe New Year!

from PJ Blogger and the staff of the Ridgewood blog

the Ridgewood blog will be resting up from our new year festivities today with intermittent posts , but we will be up and running  on Sunday January 2nd 2022

thank you for all your overwhelming support !!!

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Merry Christmas from the Ridgewood blog

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PJ Blogger and the entire staff of the Ridgewood blog would like to Wish you a very Merry Christmas!

We also would like thank, you our readers , advertisers , patrons and supporters for all your contributions this year !

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Twas the Night before Christmas

 

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Twas the Night before Christmas 

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there.

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Carve that Pumpkin for Halloween

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photo Ward’s Farm Pumpkin Patch Route 17 North Ridgewood

Carve that Pumpkin for Halloween

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It’s that Time of the Year Again and Ward’s Pumpkin Patch in Ridgewood is Open for Business

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Ridgewood NJ, It’s that time of the year again . Halloween is just around the corner . September 29th Ward’s Pumpkin Patch opened for the 2021 season, open 10 am to 7 pm everyday .

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The Origins of Fathers Day

the Ridgewood blog Wishes all the Dads a Happy Fathers day !!!

The Origins of Fathers Day

The campaign to celebrate the nation’s fathers did not meet with the same enthusiasm–perhaps because, as one florist explained, “fathers haven’t the same sentimental appeal that mothers have.” On July 5, 1908, a West Virginia church sponsored the nation’s first event explicitly in honor of fathers, a Sunday sermon in memory of the 362 men who had died in the previous December’s explosions at the Fairmont Coal Company mines in Monongah, but it was a one-time commemoration and not an annual holiday. The next year, a Spokane, Washington woman named Sonora Smart Dodd, one of six children raised by a widower, tried to establish an official equivalent to Mother’s Day for male parents. She went to local churches, the YMCA, shopkeepers and government officials to drum up support for her idea, and she was successful: Washington State celebrated the nation’s first statewide Father’s Day on July 19, 1910.

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The Tobacco Shop of Ridgewood has a huge selection of fine cigars for Fathers day

the Tobacco Shop of Ridgewood

June 17,2017

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Ridgewood Nj, the Tobacco Shop of Ridgewood has a huge selection of fine cigars for Fathers day .There is also a Camacho In-Store Promotion going on now.

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A Short History of Memorial Day

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May 28,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, On May 5, 1868, General John A. Logan, leader of an organization for Northern Civil War veterans, called for a nationwide day of remembrance . “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land,” he proclaimed.

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Ridgewood Blog Promotes 2021 “Night Out for Big Foot “ for Earth Day

Frame 352 from the Patterson-Gimlin film, alleged by Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin to show a Bigfoot, and by some others to show a man in a gorilla suit.

Reader say the Ridgewood Bog should organize a “Night Out for Big Foot “

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Ridgewood NJ, This year not to left out of the Village Earth Day festivities , the Ridgewood  blog will promote a “Night Out for Big Foot “ on April 22nd .

It’s about where the journey takes you, too — even if you come back empty handed. “I’ve been all over the States and seen some amazing things — landscapes and sunsets and hills and mountains,” Tyler says. “Even when nothing happens, you’re still in the woods. You’re still out in it.” Tyler Bounds

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the Ridgewood blog will be celebrating the more politically correct , “Single Awareness day” instead of Valentine’s day

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Ridgewood NJ, this year the Ridgewood blog will be celebrating the more politically correct , “Single Awareness day” instead of Valentines day .
Singles Awareness Day is a holiday that provides single people with an alternative to Valentine’s Day festivities. Some people consider Singles Awareness Day (sometimes shortened to S.A.D.) as the anti-Valentine’s Day and celebrate it on Feb. 14 , but others recognize Feb.15 as the official holiday.

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Happy 4th of July from the Ridgewood blog

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On this day, 244 years ago, the Second Continental Congress voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence. Even though they had already declared independence two days earlier, the American people were so moved by the Declaration that thereafter July 4th became our birthday. Happy Birthday America!

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Happy Father’s Day from the Ridgewood blog

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PJ Blogger and the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, Happy Father’s day to all the fathers . The Ridgewood blog would like retell a short bit of history on Father’s day . It seems the campaign to celebrate the nation’s fathers did not meet with the same enthusiasm as mothers day .

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