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Seven Productions Filmed in New Jersey Appearing at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival

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Ridgewood NJ, the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission (NJMPTVC), which is part of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), today announced that seven productions filmed in New Jersey will appear at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. The festival’s 40th anniversary event will feature I Saw the TV Glow, Your Monster, Rob Peace, Ponyboi, Presence, Exhibiting Forgiveness, and A Different Man. Filming took place in locations across the state including in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, and Union Counties.

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They Are Playing Baseball Ball Again at Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson

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Paterson NJ, Hinchliffe Stadium is a historic sports venue located in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. It was named after John V. Hinchliffe, the city’s mayor at the time of its construction. The stadium was built in 1932 as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project during the Great Depression.

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Play Ball : The Jackals Ready to Play at Paterson’s Historic Hinchliffe Stadium

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Paterson NJ, n Wednesday, April 26, 2023, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and NJ Jackals General Manager Bobby Jones will announced that Jackals game tickets are officially available. Tickets for all 54 games, including the Johnny Briggs Highschool Baseball Classic scheduled for Sunday, May 7, can be purchased at www.Jackals.com.

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FEDERAL MARSHALS ARREST WYCKOFF RESTAURANT OWNER WHO IGNORED COURT ORDERS, SUBPOENA FOR RECORDS FROM US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Wyckoff NJ, the operator of three northern New Jersey restaurants has learned that not cooperating with a federal investigation and ignoring several federal court orders can get you arrested.

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“Billy” Prempeh for New Jersey’s 9th congressional district

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Paterson NJ, “Billy” Prempeh  is running in the New Jersey’s 9th congressional district against long time congressmen Democrat Bill Pascrell.

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM

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Ridgewood NJ, FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR BERGEN, NORTHERN ESSEX, HUDSON AND EASTERN PASSAIC
COUNTIES…
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Billy Prempeh Republican Candidate For The NJ 9th Congressional District Hero’s for Heroes Day

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Hasbrouck Hts NJ, Billy Prempeh Republican Candidate For The NJ 9th Congressional District is running Hero’s for Heroes day .

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Sending Thousands of Articles of Pre-owned Equipment from Ridgewood Residents to kids in Need Around the World

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Ridgewood NJ, Adam Compain grew up in Ridgewood and I’m a former Maroon soccer player (from 1991 – 2004). His father Daniel Compain and he started www.SENDcharity.org back in 2000. Since, they’ve been sending thousands of articles of used equipment from Ridgewood residents to kids in need around the world– as close as to Paterson and as far as Haiti and Kenya.
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Blue Foundry Bank of Ridgewood Makes Generous Donation to St. Paul’s, Food Pantry in Paterson

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Ridgewood NJ, Today Mr. Vito Bari, Branch Manager of the Blue Foundry Bank at 55 North Broad Street in Ridgewood, presented a $1500 donation from the bank to the St. Paul’s, Paterson, Food Pantry. The Pantry Manager, Kimberly Arias, was overwhelmed. The Food Pantry, which is just minutes from Ridgewood, will use this money to help keep the shelves stocked, a challenge that has been increasingly difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many thanks to Blue Foundry!

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Suffolk County Homicide suspect has ties to Paramus, Paterson in New Jersey

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Port Jefferson NY,  Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to locate a man wanted for a Port Jefferson homicide that occurred in July.

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New Jersey is one of the most unappreciated states in the whole United States

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey is one of the most unappreciated states in the whole United States. People who live in New Jersey are proud of their state. What makes New Jersey ,is truly a riddle. Everything bad that is usually said about New Jersey can be blamed on New York City in the north and Philadelphia in the South .

New York city one of the world’s greatest and biggest cities full of energy and drive and a huge international destination for business and tourism . Philadelphia is a city of great historical importance ,central to the founding the United States.

New Jersey with its sprawling suburbs is often viewed as a bed room community for New York City and Philadelphia . Where many commuters head to the cities for work and retire to the quite low crime suburbs at night.

New Jersey is officially called the garden state. New Jersey’s biggest city is Newark. The capital city is Trenton. There are many attractions to see in New Jersey. The Paterson Falls and historic district, the Ironbound Section of Newark ,the Jersey Shore , gambling in Atlantic City, Historic Cape May, Six Flags Great Adventure ,Met Life Stadium , Thoroughbred Racing at Monmouth Park , the Pine Barons and there are also many far more rural and farm like settings to visit .

There is easy access to both New York and Philadelphia via Mass Transit . You can even visit the statue of Liberty and Ellis Island via ferry from Jersey City. There can be heavy traffic for drivers but you never have to pump your own gas.

Another reason to visit New Jersey is its beautiful and plentiful beaches . In New Jersey the beach is called “the shore” . People from New York and Philadelphia come to New Jersey for a swim , enjoy and sunbath.

Coastal Living magazine ranks the best small waterfront communities for its annual “Happiest Seaside Town in America” issue, and for 2018, the happiest of them all is Ocean City, N.J. In the report Coastal Living calls out the classic Jersey Shore town for its “Residential Historic District full of Victorian bungalows and beach cottages making year-round life feel like an old-fashioned vacation.”

The biggest museum in New Jersey is the Newark Museum. It has a large collection of American and, surprisingly, Tibetan art. The Newark museum is a cultural cornerstone of New Jersey. It has different sections devoted to history, natural sciences, art, music, etc. It doesn’t have so many rarities like the museums in New York but it definitely has its own heart.

In New Jersey they debate “Taylor Ham” vs “Pork Roll “, the pizza is excellent and good food is plentiful . The State is filled with shopping malls and an American classic , “Diners” stand at every cross road.

Don’t hesitate to visit New Jersey with your girlfriend(which you can find on https://mariadating.com) . There are many benefits waiting for you that you can enjoy visiting the garden state as well as easy access to both Philadelphia and New York City.

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Broken promises & disposable players: The remarkable story behind a high school sports scandal

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By Matthew Stanmyre and Steve Politi | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on April 04, 2017 at 7:03 AM, updated April 04, 2017 at 5:12 PM

Andrea Aquino began her journey in Paraguay. At 6-foot-7, people in her village thought she was a freak — all arms and legs clinging to the motorcycle she and her mother sold clothes from to support themselves.

Selwyn Rodriguez and Christian Ortiz started their odyssey in Puerto Rico. Once in the mainland United States, Ortiz slept on piles of laundry and cold floors, while Rodriguez lived with a stranger who openly used drugs.

And Blessing Ejiofor landed in the U.S. on the fast track to college, via Nigeria, but her dreams were crushed by the adults she trusted most. That trust has cost her a scholarship to Vanderbilt and forced her back to Africa, where she remains a prisoner of immigration rules.

Four players from three continents — all bound by the same dream and pitch: Leave your friends and family behind, travel thousands of miles and use basketball to find a better life.

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McGreevey prison program moving from church at center of FBI investigation

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By Sara Jerde | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on November 29, 2016 at 4:53 PM, updated November 29, 2016 at 4:59 PM

PATERSON — A non-profit prison re-entry program housed in a Paterson building at the center of an FBI investigation is moving mid-December to another facility nearby to accommodate more people.

The FBI raided Paterson city offices earlier this month searching for documents related to the renovation of a Montgomery Street property where the non-profit New Jersey Re-Entry Corporation is located.

Gov. James McGreevey, who helps administer the program, acknowledged Tuesday that the investigation “expedited” the non-profit’s relocation, but that the organization had planned on moving to another space to help more people.

“It expedited our plans as we had the intention of developing or providing increased space to accommodate a greater number of clients,” McGreevey said. “It seemed an appropriate time to secure a different site.”

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Why 11 N.J. cities have more lead-affected kids than Flint, Michigan

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Eleven cities in New Jersey, and two counties, have a higher proportion of young children with dangerous lead levels than Flint, Mich., does, according to New Jersey and Michigan statistics cited by a community advocacy group. Ben Horowitz, NJ.comRead more

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Breaking News Bergen County officials Are Seeking to Merge County Services With Cities Like Newark ,Paterson, Passaic and Jersey City

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Ridgewood NJ , the Ridgewoood blog has learned from what we’ve seen in other presentations that this means they want to make things ‘regional’ and that means you’ll pay for costs in other towns even though you don’t get a vote?  Bergen County officials are seeking to use your tax money to fund services in other jurisdictions .

The meeting was held at Bergen Community College on Wednesday December 2nd under the guise of “Uniting New Jersey: Cities and Suburbs Working Together”,hosted by Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco. The keynote speaker was Bergen Professor Phil Dolce, Ph.D., a noted suburban studies expert.

Bergen Professor Phil Dolce, Ph.D.,led a panel discussion featuring: Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino; Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera; Teaneck Mayor Lizette Parker; and Jersey City Deputy Mayor Vivian Brady-Phillips on strategies for bridging the divide between suburbs and cities.

This would answer a lot of questions as to why the made dash to urbanize down town Ridgewood .

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Officials Will Discuss Suburb/City Relationship at Forum

Elected officials from some of North Jersey’s largest suburbs and cities, including keynote speakers Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, will gather at Bergen Community College to discuss how communities can enhance collaboration during a free and open-to-the-public conference Wednesday, Dec. 2.

The “Uniting New Jersey: Cities and Suburbs Working Together” program will begin at 5 p.m. with a light buffet in the Moses Family Meeting & Training Center at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road. Along with the College, the Volunteer Center of Bergen County and the North Jersey Public Policy Network will co-sponsor the event.

In addition to the keynote speakers, Bergen Professor Phil Dolce, Ph.D., a noted suburban studies expert, will lead a panel discussion featuring: Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino; Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera; Teaneck Mayor Lizette Parker; and Jersey City Deputy Mayor Vivian Brady-Phillips on strategies for bridging the divide between suburbs and cities.

For the first time since 1950, growth in urban counties has outpaced their suburban counterparts in the New York metropolitan area, according to a Rutgers University Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy study. Experts believe the shift could have consequences for suburban areas that depend on significant property tax revenue. Bergen County, a major suburb of New York City, remains the state’s most populated county with approximately 933,572 residents according to the federal government. The county’s population has risen each year in the last decade.

For more information on the conference, or to RSVP for the light buffet and/or conference, please emailpdolce@bergen.edu.