The Hudson Street parking lot will be closed beginning on 8/19/2019 through June 2020 for the construction of the Hudson Street Garage.  During the construction, the sidewalk along the parking lot will be closed.  All pedestrians must use the sidewalk along the church side of Hudson Street.  Hudson Street will be open to vehicles during the beginning of the construction, but will be closed for a period of 6-8 weeks, during the day, in late 2019/early 2020.  When we have definite dates of the closures, you will be notified via E-Notice, and they will also be put onto the Village website. 

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Please be advised, the Water Company's contractor will be constructing a sanitary sewer connection from a manhole in East Glen Avenue up the entrance driveway to the Recycle/ Water/ Parks facilities starting Wednesday, August 21, 2019.  Work will start around 6:30AM and run until the connection is out of the East Glen Avenue road right of way.  East Glen Avenue will be closed during the connection trenching.  Village Police Traffic Control Officers will be present at the road closures and at the entrance driveway for motorists safety.

THE RECYCLING CENTER will be closed Wednesday, Thursday, Friday ( August 21, 22, 23) while the pipe is laid up to the Water Department facility. 

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Notice of Vacancy on the Board of Education

What: The Ridgewood Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants to fill a seat that will be vacant as of July 30, 2019. The term will run from appointment this September to the April 21, 2020 Annual School Election.

How: Interested residents may pick up an application at the Office of the Board Secretary at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood or click here to download the application. 

Links to pertinent information about the requirements and responsibilities of Board members may also be found below. The Board will review all applications and interview those who are legally qualified to serve.

When: The deadline for returning applications to the Board Secretary's Office, 49 Cottage Place, is Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 4 p.m. Interviews will take place at the Regular Public Meeting on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 5 p.m. 


Additional resources from NJSBA :
Click here for information on how to become a School Board Member and Frequently Asked Questions.

Running for School Board? Click here for ten things you should know. 

Serving on the Board of Education Information

Click here for Fundamentals of School Board Membership.

Click here for 13 Things School Board Members Wish People Knew About Them.

Press Release
Click here for the press release dated July 10, 2019.
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Hackensack, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that several drop-in cooling centers throughout the county will remain open this weekend to help residents stay cool during the current heat wave.


It is recommended that residents stay indoors if possible from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the sun is at its strongest and burns and heat strokes are more likely to occur.  All age groups are at risk for heat stroke so please take necessary precautions if you have to be outdoors, including wearing sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and staying properly hydrated.


It is NOT okay to leave a child or pet in a locked vehicle even for a moment as temperatures can rise quite quickly.  It is also imperative to lock all parked vehicles so children cannot accidentally lock themselves inside while playing games like hide and seek.


Also, Lyft is offering free rides to cooling centers.  In New Jersey, anyone looking to access the free rides can use code NJCOOL10.  Codes are valid for two rides up to $15 each from now until Sunday at 11:59 p.m.


There are several designated cooling centers open throughout the county.  Additionally, public libraries, shopping centers, recreation and senior centers can also provide respite from the high temperatures.


Bergen County has established several regional cooling centers:


County Administration Building -- 10am – 5pm

One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, 1st Floor                           (201) 336-7300


Northwest Bergen Senior Activity Center – 10am – 5pm

46-50 Center Street, Midland Park, NJ                                               (201) 445-5690

Southwest Bergen Senior Activity Center – 10am – 5pm

147 Hackensack Street, East Rutherford, NJ                                       (201) 935-8920         


Bergenfield Senior Center – 10am – 5pm

293 Murray Hill Terrace, Bergenfield, NJ                                          (201) 387-7212

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