the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, a massive debris jam reported in the Saddle River near Maxwell Place and James Street in Ridgewood . The NJDEP , Bergen County and the Village have come under increasing criticism over debris build up in local water ways , including the Ho-Ho-Kus brook and Saddle River. Critics claim the debris build up is contributing to local flooding and property damage .
Recent storms and the flooding that followed has focused attention the need to mitigate jammed waterways . Village of Ridgewood has the following rivers , brooks and creeks ; Goffle Brook , Glen Brook , Diamond Brook , Zabriskie Brook, Ho-Ho-Kus Brook , Sprout Brook and Saddle River all seem in need of a serious clean up .
At Monday nights Board of Education Meeting , Dr. Gorman responded to public comments pertaining to damage to the school athletic fields as a result of the recent flooding.
Click here to view the webcast and scroll to 3:22:45 for this portion of the meeting.