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Fallen Tree Causes Traffic Disruption on Route 17 in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, on Monday evening, July 15, a fallen tree caused a significant disruption on Route 17 southbound, just north of Paramus Road in Ridgewood. The incident blocked one lane of travel, prompting a swift response from local emergency services.

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The 114th Annual Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration !

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Ridgewood NJ, 114th Annual Ridgewood , Fourth of July Celebration , Thursday, July 4, 2024. The chairs were out , the bands were ready and the weather held.

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All Village Offices Closed for Independence Day!

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Ridge3wood NJ, all Village offices and departments (except emergency services) will be closed on July 4th. There will be no garbage or recycling pickup, and the Recycling Center also will be closed. Enjoy the holiday!

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Veterans Field and the Surrounding Area to be Irrigated Prior to the Ridgewood Fireworks

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Chief John Judge has requested that Veterans Field and the surrounding area be properly irrigated several days prior to the fireworks display on July 4th in order to reduce the risk of spot fires (per the International Fire Code New Jersey Edition, section 5608, and NFPA 1123).

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Ridgewood Water Two-Day Lawn Watering Restrictions In Effect

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water, serving Ridgewood, Wyckoff, Glen Rock, and Midland Park, has implemented its regular mandatory two-day-a-week lawn watering restrictions. This measure aims to conserve water and prevent the need for more severe Stage 3 restrictions this summer.

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Gas Main Leak Shuts Down A Section of Northern Parkway in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Northern Parkway between Linwood Avenue and Meadowbrook Avenue was temporarily closed to motor vehicle traffic on Monday morning, 05/13, due to a high pressure natural gas main leak caused by a construction related accident.

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Ridgewood Firefighters Respond to Smoke Condition on East Ridgewood Avenue

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Ridgewood NJ,  a temporary road closure on Friday morning as emergency responders sprang into action to address reports of heavy smoke inside businesses along East Ridgewood Avenue, between Cottage Place and North/South Walnut Streets.

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Ridgewood Firefighters Swiftly Knock Down Wednesday Late Night Fire

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood firefighters swiftly knocked down a late Wednesday night, 05/08, blaze that began in the back yard of a single family house on Allen Place, and quickly spread to the home’s exterior. All occupants of the home had safely evacuated prior to the arrival of firefighters. Ridgewood Police officers had extinguished most of the yard conflagration prior to the first Fire Department units arriving at the scene. Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel assisted with traffic control. No injuries were reported in the incident.

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Ridgewood’s Touch-a-Truck Day Rolls in May 9th

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Ridgewood NJ, Truck Day 2024 rolls into downtown Ridgewood’s Memorial Park at Van Neste Square on Thursday, May 9th.

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Collision Sends Vehicle into George Washington Middle School in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, The force of a two (2) vehicle late Thursday afternoon, 04/25, collision at the intersection of South Monroe Street and Washington Place, Ridgewood propelled one (1) of the vehicles involved up onto the front lawn of the nearby George Washington Middle School.

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Driver Loses Control and Slams into Godwin Avenue Nail Salon in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, The driver of a Nissan Rogue lost control of her vehicle while parking Monday morning, 04/15, and slammed into the front facade of a nail salon located on Godwin Avenue, Ridgewood. The driver is reportedly employed at the business she crashed into. No injuries were reported by the driver and the nail salon had not yet opened for business. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, and a Village of Ridgewood construction code official responded to the mishap. The Nissan was towed away.

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Reader says, “Ridgewood Firefighters Honored for Life Saving Action”completely missed the mark

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by Jim Morgan

I don’t usually react to The Ridgewood Blog posts, but your the recent “reporting” on the incident at Habernickel, “Ridgewood Firefighters Honored for Life Saving Action”, completely missed the mark in describing the incident and should be corrected. 

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Ridgewood Firefighters Honored for Life Saving Action

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Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday nights Village Council meeting , the Village council honored four Ridgewood Firefighter EMT’s . On January 23rd , Richard Brooks the Ridgewood Parks, Recreation & Conservation Board Chairman  suffered a massive heart attack ,in which according to Mayor Paul Vagianos his heart stopped beating for 35 minutes .

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Vehicle Jumps Curb in Ridgewood Central Business District

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Ridsgewood NJ, at approximately 2pm Tuesday April 9th an older model four-door sedan driven by an adult male mounted a sidewalk near the Walgrees on East Ridgewood Avenue .

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One Arrest Following Ho-Ho-Kus Route 17 Crash

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Paramus NJ, a vehicle allegedly being driven erratically and speeding in Paramus crashed at the intersection of Route 17 northbound and Race Track Road, Ho-Ho-Kus early Monday afternoon, 04/08. The vehicle’s driver was handcuffed by Paramus Police officers and transported to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus by a Ridgewood Fire Department ambulance. Two (2) passengers in the vehicle were initially detained by Paramus Police, but later released after being evaluated by EMTs. Police at the scene would not comment on the nature of their investigation, nor why the driver was handcuffed. Ridgewood Police and Ho-Ho-Kus Police also responded to the incident along with additional ambulances from Paramus and Ho-Ho-Kus. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked BMW SUV from the scene.

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