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Missing Ridgewood Senior Citizen Found

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police Department report that the missing person 86 year old female Sandra “Sandy” Chanoch has been found . She was reported missing after being last seen wearing a Black shirt and maroon pants leaving the Stable (259 north maple Avenue) at approximately 1100 am yesterday . Party has dementia.

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Hillmann Lighting in Ridgewood is Closing

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Ridgewood NJ, according to a post on the Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Facebook page Hillmann Lighting is closing and having their final clearance sale . Hillmann lighting was founded in Ridgewood in 1910 by Charles A. Burnett. Over the years Hillman has evolved from a well known electrical contracting company to well respected Lighting and Furnishings showroom in the Bergen County and surrounding area.

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The Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Seasonal Job Opportunities at Graydon Pool

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Ridgewood NJ, The Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the opportunity to hire and train young adults and adults for seasonal employment during the spring and summer months in various positions.

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Mastercard Launches Tech that Lets you Pay with your Face

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Ridgewood NJ, Mastercard is launching a program for retailers to offer biometric payment methods. Customers will be able to authenticate their payments through facial recognition or fingerprint scanning at checkout instead of using their cards. The system has already been tested in five grocery stores in Brazil. Mastercard plans to roll out the system globally later this year. The biometric tools are part of Mastercard’s plans for the metaverse.

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GPS Sends School Bus into Graydon Pool in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, after a drop off at Health Barn a school bus driver was told to park at Graydon Pool . Sources say the driver plugged the GPS coordinates and headed toward Maple Avenue .  Unfamiliarity with the location of the parking lot and careful attention to the GPS commands led the driver to errantly turn in at the barn and head across the sand on the Maple Avenue side and then the Linwood Avenue side leaving the bus stranded . Fortunately no children were on the bus and no one was injured ,except for a bruised ego . A tow truck was called in to remove the bus .

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Ridgewood Public Library : The Real James Bond Author Event Tonight at 7pm

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Ridgewood NJ, Author Jim Wright shares the entertaining story shares the entertaining adventures of this Philadelphia orinthologist whose name was indeed stolen by fellow birder and Jamaica visitor Ian Fleming.

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New Korean BBQ Coming to Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood is about to get a taste of a new Korean BBQ restaurant, Kimchi Smoke Fatcho Shack . That’s Kimchi Smoke for short. The Korean BBQ expects to open mid-June at 2 Godwin Avenue .

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NJDOE To Require Feminine Hygiene Products in Boys’ Bathrooms in New Jersey Schools

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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Michael Doherty called for amendments to clarify that legislation approved by the Senate Education Committee today would not require feminine hygiene products to be made available in boys’ bathrooms in New Jersey schools.

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Time to End to Weekly Testing for New Jersey Public School Teachers, Support Staff, and Bus Drivers

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Ridgewood NJ, Senators Kristin M. Corrado and Anthony M. Bucco have introduced legislation calling for an end to weekly testing for New Jersey public school teachers, support staff, and bus drivers who did not receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Back on the Agenda : 40 ft Digital LED Billboard in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the proposed 40 ft Digital LED Billboard in Ridgewood. MEETING MAY 10!!! Village Hall-Zoning Board Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7:30PM If possible, please attend to oppose and share this message with other residents. Details of application and exhibits presented are on the Village website.

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the Village Moms and Beyond !

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Ridgewood NJ , the Ridgewood blog would like to wish all the Village mothers and beyond a very happy and healthy mothers day . For those wondering how this who thing got started :

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Ridgewood Sale Days on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 12th, 13th and 14th from 10 am to 6 pm!!!!

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Ridgewood NJ, Come One, Come All to Ridgewood Sale Days on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 12th, 13th and 14th from 10 am to 6 pm!!!!
Visit the Village of Ridgewood for Our May Sale Days. Participating Stores are: Apricot Lane Boutique, Arthur Murray Dance Studio, Bella & Love, Bookends, Borobabi, Coco Interior Design Studio, Duxiana, Eat Your Spinach, Everything Bagels, Femmebot Clothing, Fleet Feet Ridgewood, Fox’s, Gardner & Co., Hot Jewelry Box, Hustle & Heart, Just Our Shoes, Mt. Everest Ski Shop, Paris Jewelers, Racefaster, Shoe Inn, Suite 201, Town & Country Apothecary, Town Home & Garden, Victor’s Mens’ Clothing, Vision Credit Union Bank, World Flats, Olive R Twist Olive Oil Co., and Wostbrock Home Retailers in Front of Van Neste Square are Venture Studio, Unplugged Parties, The Junkluggers, Chased Treasures, Swim By Chuck, and Style Venture-Peach.
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Norman Reedus star of The Walking Dead Book Signing at Bookends Monday May 9th

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Ridgewood Nj, Bookends of Ridgewood will host Norman Reedus  the acclaimed star of The Walking Dead. The Book Signing of The Ravaged will be on Monday May 9th at 5pm . You can also order a SIGNED Copy to be shipped if you are NOT attending. Each Person Needs a Ticket to Attend. ONLINE ORDERS ONLY.  ( www.book-ends.com )

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Louis Edward “Eddie” Peay Passed Away April 30, 2022

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Ridgewood NJ,  Louis Edward Peay, affectionately known as “Eddie”, departed this life peacefully on April 30, 2022. Eddie was born on October 25, 1936, in Hackensack, NJ to the late Carlos Sr. and Ernestine Peay.

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