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Football under the lights at the new Hudson Street Athletic Field in Ridgewood ?

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Ridgewood NJ, several Ridgewood police cars were observed rushing into the Hudson Street Parking Garage shortly before 10 PM on Wednesday night, and heading up the ramps to the top floor.  Bystanders looking on from the sidewalk in front of Mt. Carmel wondered if there was a serious crime in progress, or worse yet, a distraught person threatening a jump from somewhere on the top floor.

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Not a Single Democratic Legislator Has Signed Petition to Stop Governor Murphy’s Payroll Tax Increase Next Month

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Trenton NJ, Senator Michael Testa (R-1) said that nearly two weeks after a petition was sent to their offices, not a single Democrat in the New Jersey Legislature has signed on to an effort to convene a special legislative session to prevent an upcoming payroll tax increase on employers, repay debt, and restore stability to the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) Fund.

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New Jersey Pension Funds to Divest It’s Unilever Holdings , Parent Company of Ben & Jerry’s

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Ridgewood  NJ,  the New Jersey Department of the Treasury’s Division of Investment issued the following statement today regarding State pension fund holdings in Unilever plc, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s:

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Ensure Simple Packaging within Budget with Smart Labels for your Brand

Whenever you hit the store, you look at the labels for all the essential information. The sticker on every product tells the name and brand of the product and gives the details of ingredients and other information. Labels and stickers are essential to flash different types of messages. You can use stickers to share the names, categorize the products, add the price, but the barcodes, appreciate and even motivate someone. 

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The N.J. Business Action Center Releases a New Webinar Series on Cybersecurity, Franchising, Social Media and E-commerce

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Ridgewood NJ,  the New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC), a no-cost, confidential “business-first” resource housed within the New Jersey Department of State, will host a series of interactive webinars designed to help provide New Jersey businesses and nonprofits with tools that can help them grow. The series will be held from Sept. 21 – 30.

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Ridgewood Restaurant One of Four NJ Businesses to Settle Wage Violations to Avoid Stop-Work Closures from Department of Labor

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Ridgewood NJ,  On August 18, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) agents set out to deliver stop-work orders for wage violations to four employers across the state, and each business settled its debt on the spot to avert the shutdowns.

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2021 Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show Friday, September 10th, 2021

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Ridgewood NJ, the 2021 Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show Friday, September 10th, 2021 important Street Closing information:

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Eere Auto Repairs in Ridgewood Moving a Block Away

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Ridgewood NJ, Eere Auto Repairs at the Getty Service Center at 51 N Walnut Street in the central business district , right across from the former Town Garage property  is moving to 70 Oak Street . Eere Auto Repairs Llc was founded in 2010. 

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Damn the open space; we need more parking! – Really Mr. Vagianos?

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Ridgewood NJ, Paul Vagianos is a candidate for election in November to fill the unexpired Village Council. term of Bernadette Walsh (who resigned due to a pending relocation out of state).  Mr. Vagianos is a past president of the Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Village’s Central Business District Advisory Committee (CBDAC).  He owns and operates the It’s Greek to Me restaurant on East Ridgewood Avenue and owns a commercial property on South Broad Street that houses the Pearl restaurant.

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR WELCOME TO RIDGEWOOD, PEDESTRIAN PLAZA

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Ridgewood NJ, the summer of 2021 is coming to an end and this is the final weekend for the Welcome to Ridgewood event which will run from September 3rd through September 6th.  Beginning at 10:00 a.m. Saturday through 10:00 p.m. on Monday, the Central Business District from North Walnut Street to Broad Street will be closed to vehicular traffic along East Ridgewood Avenue, including the side streets of Oak Street, Prospect Street, and Chestnut Street, which will create a pedestrian plaza.  The retail businesses and outdoor dining in this area will be moved into the streets, and pedestrians will walk on the sidewalks. Come and shop at our many businesses and then stop and enjoy a delicious snack or meal at one of our many eateries.

As part of Welcome to Ridgewood, the final “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” event will be held on September 4th.  Come and participate in this fun event with your entire family.

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The Ridgewood Guild’s 8th Annual Music Fest takes place on Sunday September 12th

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Guild’s 8th Annual Music Fest takes place on Sunday September 12th. The event is held in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square setting the stage for an afternoon of music, food, drink, and more! A lineup of all local musicians will play a variety of music genres. We have something for everyone…pop, rock, country, R & B and more. Some of our top restaurants will be there and a Beer and Wine Garden.

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Rodent Issue Resurfaces in the Central Business District in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the rat problem persists in the Central Business District . Once again sources are reporting a big rat problem behind Ridgewood coffee and apartments. Rats are not usually seen during the day unless disturbed from their protective harborage or because of intolerable competition from other rats. If rats are seen during the day that usually means a very large rodent population is nearby.

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Free Cha Cha Dance Lesson With Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Arthur Murray Dance Studio will offer free Cha Cha dance lesson on September 4th at 4:00pm. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, is located at 125 E. Ridgewood Avenue . Lessons will be one hour from 4pm -5pm .

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The New Jersey Business Coalition Urges Gov. Murphy, Lawmakers to Use Federal Funds to Alleviate Massive Tax Increase on Business

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Trenton NJ, The New Jersey Business Coalition this week sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy and the Legislature urging the state of New Jersey to apply federal recovery money currently available to replenish the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund, as many other states have done.

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