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Here are some 4th of July BBQ basics to get you started!

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Ridgewood NJ, BBQ, short for barbecue, is a popular cooking method that involves grilling and smoking meat, fish, and vegetables over an open flame or hot coals. It’s a delicious and enjoyable way to cook food, often associated with outdoor gatherings and summer cookouts. Here are some BBQ basics to get you started:

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The Ridgewood 4th of July Celebration 

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood 4th of July Celebration will take place on July 4th. Flag raising at the train station at 9 a.m. – parade begins at 10 a.m.  Fireworks & entertainment on Veterans Field beginning with music at 6:00 pm & fireworks at approximately 9:15 pm.  Tickets to the fireworks are available at Backyard Living, Bookends, Daily Treat, Goffle Brook Farms, and The Wine Seller. Also available are food trucks and a beer garden, on Veterans Field.  50/50 tickets are available for sale at Parkwood Deli, on the corner of Glen Avenue and Erie Avenue, in Midland Park, and the winning ticket will be drawn just prior to the fireworks beginning.  Come and enjoy this annual tradition.

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Village of Ridgewood Offices and Departments will be Closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in Observance of the Independence Day Holiday

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Ridgewood NJ, all Village Offices and Departments will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. There will be no garbage or recycling collection and the Recycling Center will also be closed. The Village offices and departments will reopen on Wednesday, July 5th at 8:30 a.m.  Please check your recycling and garbage pickup schedules on the Village calendar or on the Recycle Coach app, as they will change next week, due to the holiday.

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NJ TRANSIT SERVICE FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND

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Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is recognizing the birth of our nation with “early getaway” rail and bus service beginning on Friday, June 30th to help customers start the celebration early.

Important Notice: Main, Bergen County and Port Jervis rail service is subject to up to 15-minute delays in both directions due to signal issues near Ridgewood.

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Independence Day Events for Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Village Hall will be closed July 4th, 2022 in observance of Independence Day. There will be NO garbage collection, NO recycling collection, and the recycling center will be CLOSED.

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Independence Day !

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The Ridgewood blog Wishes All a Happy and Healthy Fourth of July 
In Congress, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

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880-pound Shark Spotted Swimming off the Coast of the Jersey Shore

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Cape May NJ, “we are gonna need a bigger boat” , a massive, 880-pound shark was spotted swimming off the coast of the Jersey Shore and Long Island over the weekend, according to the nonprofit OCEARCH.

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Phil Murphy Executive Order 107 : Denying New Jersey Residents their Constitutional Rights, and Selectively enforced!

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Trenton NJ, on March 21st, 2020 NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 107 , denying New Jersey residents their constitutional rights . Governor Murphy justified his decision , “To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and protect the capacity of New Jersey’s health care system for the state’s most vulnerable, Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 107, directing all residents to stay at home until further notice. The order provides for certain exceptions, such as obtaining essential goods or services, seeking medical attention, visiting family or close friends, reporting to work, or engaging in outdoor activities.”

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4 Tips for the 4th of July to Keep your Pets Happy & Safe

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Ridgewood NJ, 4th of July is around the corner, and in tradition with the holiday comes fireworks! For many of our pets, fireworks can provoke fear and anxiety from the unpredictable noise and vibration it causes.  Trupanion, the leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, is here to share some helpful tips and insight into reducing your pet‘s anxiety towards fireworks.

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112th annual Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration Monday, July 4, 2022

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Ridgewood NJ, the theme of this year’s celebration is: “Let Freedom Ring” . This year as we celebrate the history of our great nation, we want to highlight the importance of freedom for all. “Let Freedom Ring” is defined as “A statement that the ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness should be spread across the Earth and allowed to flourish.”

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Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen ,wished everyone a happy fourth and thanked the Ridgewood Fourth of July Committee , all the parade participants, and supporters!

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Ridgewood NJ, Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen ,wished everyone a happy fourth and thanked the Ridgewood Fourth of July Committee , all the parade participants, and supporters :

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Ridgewood’s 111th Fourth of July parade

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Ridgewood NJ, a longtime tradition returned  this Fourth of July weekend. Ridgewood’s 111th Fourth of July parade kicked off with dozens of floats on a picture perfect day winding through the streets of this quaint village, beaming with pride and patriotism.

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111th Annual Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration Monday, July 5, 2021

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Ridgewood NJ, please join Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration, Inc. for our 111th Annual Celebration Flag raising and Parade on Monday, July 5, 2021. 

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Happy Independence Day : What Would the Founding Fathers Say?

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Ridgewood NJ, most Americans consider the Fourth of July one of our nation’s most important holidays, and recognize it celebrates signing of the Declaration of Independence. Far fewer, however, think the Founding Fathers would be happy with the current condition of the country they created.

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4 Tips to ease firework anxiety this 4th of July for Pets

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Ridgewood NJ, 4th of July is around the corner, and in tradition with the holiday comes fireworks! For many of our pets, fireworks can provoke fear and anxiety from the unpredictable noise and vibration it causes.  Trupanion, the leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, is here to share some helpful tips and insight into reducing your pet’s anxiety towards fireworks.

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