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Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Easter in the Park

Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Easter in Ridgewood 2019 event. Weather permitting. Saturday, April 20th 2019. You do not need to be a Ridgewood Resident to attend… no fees…


Ridgewood Cop Charged With Attempted Sex Assault Freed: Report

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — A Ridgewood cop arrested for allegedly trying to meet up with someone he thought was a 15-year-old girl has been released from jail, according to a report. Peter Tuchol, of Waldwick, is prohibited from using dating apps and having unsupervised interactions with kid until his case is


6-year-old boy hospitalized after falling from apartment window

A six-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after falling from the third-floor window of his Bronx apartment building as his father was installing an air conditioner, police said.


Ridge to Host Ridgewood in High-Powered Boys Lacrosse Showdown

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Two of the top five boys lacrosse teams in New Jersey, according to one statewide ranking, will meet on Saturday when Ridge puts its undefeated record on the line against Bergen County stalwart Ridgewood in a 6 p.m. game at Lee Field.


Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.


Tag: National Library week

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood library is asking patrons to flood the April 24th meeting of the Village Council to promote its virtues . “What does the Ridgewood Library mean to you? We invite you to share your thoughts and experiences about how RPL has enhanced your life during the public portion of t


Judge Releases Ridgewood Police Officer Charged With Sexting Purported Girl, 15

UPDATE: A judge in Hackensack on Thursday allowed the release -- with conditions -- of a Ridgewood police officer accused of having sex chats on Tinder with what he thought was a 15-year-old girl but was really an undercover detective with the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


Ridgewood Library Asks Supporters to Flood the April 24th Village Council Meeting to Promote its Virtues

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood library is asking patrons to flood the April 24th meeting of the Village Council to promote its virtues . “What does the Ridgewood Library mean to you? We invite you to share your thoughts and experiences about how RPL has enhanced your life during the public portion of t


Drive-thru Ban Takes Shape as Emerson Defines its Terms

EMERSON, N.J.—It is so close that many can taste it: a council vote to cut restaurant drive-thrus as conditional uses in the retail zone, following through on a promise to residents here and in neighboring Westwood.


Elmwood Park Detective Nabs Female Bank Robber From Teaneck, 22, In Minutes

An Elmwood Park detective nabbed a bank robber from Teaneck minutes after she fled with $331 from a Valley National bank branch. Detective Michael Goldyn grabbed Gianna A. Baskerville, 22, as she headed west on Broadway away from the Elmwood Park bank, Police Chief Michael Foligno said.


Wyckoff PD: Driver Ticketed For Being Unlicensed Busted For Getting Right Back Behind Wheel

Wyckoff police stopped an unlicensed motorist for the second time in two hours when he ignored orders to leave his car until a valid driver could pick it up, authorities said. Officer Robert Schlossberg first pulled over 23-year-old Melvin Acosta-Espinal of New York City for a traffic violation on W


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night was admitted to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


Man in bike helmet robs NJ bank with help from employees

PARK RIDGE — It wasn't exactly an inside job, but a man wearing a bike helmet got help from employees to rob a bank on Wednesday by sending them into the vault to fetch the cash.


Police: Car collides with bus on Rockland County road

CHESTNUT RIDGE - A Rockland County road was reopened this morning after a serious crash shut it down overnight. Route 45 between Lawrence Place and Suton Place was closed after a collision between a bus and a car.


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Reader gives Performance Rundown for Ridgewood Schools

Ridgewood Schools are great and performance is not declining in comparison to Tenefly and Summit and other schools. I really wish this person would stop with the fake news. By nthe way, all these school districts are great and all our taxes are high. Ridgewood is not some kind of outlier and we are


Snake KO's Power To Mahwah Hotel Complex For Hours

A snake estimated at nearly 10 feet long knocked out power for several hours to the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel near the Rockland County border. Monday's outage at the hotel off Routes 287 and 17 and the NY State Thruway lasted about 4½ hours, Mahwah Fire Chief Michael Roe said.


New Bergen County Restaurants To Try Out in 2019

What: a new outpost of the beloved North Bergen pizzeria. One customer says: "This place is excellent! I've always gone to the original location in north Bergen and this location is larger, yet food is on point. Loving it!"


Should N.J. ditch changing clocks for Daylight Saving Time? It could happen.

Delaware this week became the latest state in which lawmakers proposed a striking idea to avoid the annual, often-hated practice of switching clocks back and forth because of Daylight Saving Time: Simply move to another time zone.