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All NJ TRANSIT Service Including the Bergen /Main Line Trains Will Operate on a Regular Weekend Schedule

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NJ TRANSIT crews have been working around the clock to assess damage from the storm and make the necessary repairs and inspections to resume service as quickly and safely as possible for our customers.  The storm inflicted significant impacts to tracks and roadways with areas of high water and significant debris throughout the system.  Please see below for systemwide service information.

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Returning Students Can Now Enjoy Huge Savings on NJ Transit fares

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Ridgewood NJ, in support of NJ TRANSIT’s “While You’ve Been Away” campaign to bring riders back to transit, students heading back to class this fall semester on NJ TRANSIT’s bus, rail or light rail systems can enjoy as much as a 60-percent savings on fares.

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NJ Transit Train Conductor Assaulted at Ridgewood Station

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Ridgewood NJ, one (1) adult male was apprehended by Ridgewood Police and subsequently taken into custody by NJ Transit Police in connection with an alleged Monday afternoon, 08/02, assault of an on duty, NJ Transit train conductor. The alleged assault took place on a Hoboken bound train, either at or near the Ridgewood station. Both the conductor and alleged assailant were injured. The conductor was transported by a Ridgewood EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital. The alleged actor was treated at the scene before being placed in handcuffs, secured in the back seat of a NJ Transit marked patrol vehicle, and driven away from the train station for processing at an undisclosed location.

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New Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: The “Commute is Dead”

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Ridgewood NJ, The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recently released results from the American Time Use Survey new data verified what many have already experienced, the “commute is dead” and “remote work is hear to stay”.

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NJ Transit Police : Masks are STILL REQUIRED onboard vehicles and inside enclosed stations

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Ridgewood NJ, since early spring, New Jersey Transit Police Officers have handled 700+ Mask related incidents and pandemic related safety details. While officers continue to hand out masks and promote safe travel, we want you to be aware of an important update. ⁣⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police Chief Reminds Everyone that Railroad Tracks are Very Dangerous Places

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey Transit Police Chief Trucillo reminds everyone on the dangers of playing on or near railroad tracks.

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Man Sentenced to 3 years in Prison after Threatening NJ TRANSIT Train Conductors with Knife⁣

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Ridgewood NJ, during 2020, New Jersey Transit Police Officers responded to reports of an offender who threatened multiple conductors. This included threats made while brandishing a knife.⁣

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Main/Bergen County Line rail service is suspended in both directions between #Ridgewood and #Kingsland

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Ridgewood NJ,according to NJ Transit Main/Bergen County Line rail service is suspended in both directions between Ridgewood and Kingsland due to a motor vehicle strike near Paterson. Substitute bus service is being provided

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Personal Vehicles on NJ TRANSIT Trains

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Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT supports and encourages the use of personal vehicles, such as bicycles, e-bikes, e-scooters, Segways, and hoverboards, by providing accommodations for customers using personal vehicles to the greatest extent possible.There is no extra charge for bringing personal vehicles aboard NJ TRANSIT vehicles, access is allowed from all station platforms, and permits are not required.

For passengers’ safety, riding or charging personal vehicles inside NJ TRANSIT facilities or on board NJ TRANSIT vehicles is strictly prohibited. Gasoline-powered personal vehicles, such as mopeds, are also prohibited on NJ TRANSIT vehicles.

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Ridgewood Farmer’s Market Opens Today !

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Farmer’s Market will be held at the West Side  of the Ridgewood Train Station Lot , every Sunday At 8:30am-2:00pm From June 27th Through November 21st.

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RIDGEWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FARMER’S MARKET SUNDAYS JUNE 27TH-NOVEMBER 21ST 8:30AM-2:00PM

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Ridgewood NJ, Farm to Table Fresh Foods are what you will find at the Ridgewood Farmer’s Market. Get your fresh foods for the week. Summer camps, beach trips, picnics or summer barbeques.
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The Tobacco Shop of Ridgewood has a huge selection of fine cigars for Fathers day

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June 17,2017

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Ridgewood Nj, the Tobacco Shop of Ridgewood has a huge selection of fine cigars for Fathers day .There is also a Camacho In-Store Promotion going on now.

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COVID Pandemic Has Led to Significant Changes in Housing Affordability

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Ridgewood NJ, one of the overlooked consequences of the pandemic is some very significant changes in housing affordability . According to a new study from Zumper, a real-estate rental trends blog , the pandemic, social unrest , draconian lockdowns and remote work technologies caused a significant number of people to move out of expensive, urban markets . This migration dramatically changed the picture for American renters and housing affordability in 2021 ( https://www.zumper.com/blog/how-2020-changed-housing-affordability/#full-data ).

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Village of Ridgewood Updates Parking Regulations

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village of Ridgewood announces changes to Village parking regulations effective May 1st . In an email the Village Manager Heather A. Mailander explained the changes:

RESIDENTIAL PARKING AND OVERNIGHT RESIDENTIAL PARKING

Effective May 1, 2021, all residential parking regulations will be enforced. This also includes the prohibition of overnight parking on the street, throughout the Village, from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.

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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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