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

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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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Village of Ridgewood New Tree Ordinance Goes Into Effect May 3rd

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Ridgewood NJ, effective May 3, 2022, the Village of Ridgewood has a new tree ordinance, which requires a permit to remove trees on your private property and replacement of those trees.  Please see a copy of the ordinance, attached to this E-Notice below.

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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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“Hybrid council meetings”, Continue to Get pushed by the Give Up the School Budget Vote Gang

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Ridgewood NJ, Hybrid council meetings are once again being pushed by the same people who promoted giving up the “school budget vote” and giving away control of the Ridgewood Pubic School system to administrators and the Teachers Union.   In theory we have no objection  but we would be far more supportive if it was not coming  from the anti school budget vote gang .

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD COUNCIL SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING FEBRUARY 23, 2022 7:30 P.M.

VILLAGE COUNCIL

SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING

FEBRUARY 23, 2022

7:30 P.M.

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Ridgewood Water Well Head Public Scoping Notice

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village of Ridgewood has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to legalize an after-the-fact diversion of roughly 100 square feet of Maple and Graydon Parks (Block 3209, Lots 1 and 3; 259 N Maple Avenue and 200 Northern Pkwy) in connection with the past installation of a wellhead necessary for the continued functioning of the Village’s water system. Additionally, Ridgewood requested a .029-acre subsurface diversion to allow for the connection of the new well to the existing water lines.

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SEEKING RIDGEWOOD RESIDENTS TO VOLUNTEER TO SERVE ON BOARDS AND COMMITTEES DEADLINE – 2/25/2022

SEEKING RIDGEWOOD RESIDENTS TO VOLUNTEER TO SERVE ON BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

DEADLINE – 2/25/2022

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Ridgewood Village Council Disregards its Own Mask Mandate !

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Ridgewood NJ, a face covering i.e. mask mandate is in place for all Village of Ridgewood owned buildings including the Village Hall . (effective December 30, 2021 – Masks Are Required for All Who Enter Village Buildings – For everyone’s safety, masks must be worn by both vaccinated and unvaccinated persons entering all Village buildings.) At Wednesday nights Council meeting, Councilman Michael Sedon participated in the Work Session held in the Sydney V. Stoldt, Jr. Court Room in Village Hall for 21 minutes without wearing a mask. Councilmen Sedon was the only person in the room without a mask during those 21 minutes.  Once again like the Ridgewood Board of Education what message does this send to Village employees and taxpayers? When he was reminded about the mandate, Councilmen Sedon claimed that he’d “lost his mask.”

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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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All Village offices will be closed on December 23, 24, and 31, 2021 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, all Village offices will be closed on December 23, 24, and 31, 2021 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays.  – Check your Village calendars for garbage and recycling schedules during these holiday weeks, as they may have changed.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Budgets in the Village of Ridgewood, But Were Afraid to Ask Presentation

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Ridgewood NJ, on December 13, 2021 , at Village Hall Court Room (4th floor) , Everything You Wanted to Know About Budgets in the Village of Ridgewood, But Were Afraid to Ask Presentation – 7:00 p.m.  with Robert Rooney, Village Chief Financial Officer . He  will give a presentation on how the Village of Ridgewood’s budget is established each year. There will also be a time for questions and answers. Please come out and learn about the Village budget, prior to our budget meetings in January/February 2022.

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING NOVEMBER 10, 2021 8:00 P.M.

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Village Council Regular Public Meeting Agenda

VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD

VILLAGE COUNCIL

REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING

NOVEMBER 10, 2021

8:00 P.M.

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