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More Than 300 Attend Stop Asian Hate Rally

April 11, 2021

 

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - On a sunlit Saturday afternoon, Van Neste Square Memorial Park was the site of the Stop Asian Hate Peaceful Rally, where leaders of local Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations joined local government officials, including Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, to denounce the increasing violent hate crimes and bigoted language against the AAPI community. More ...

Future of HealthBarn Lease Remains Topic of Debate for Village Council

HealthBarn USA founder Stacey Antine told the Ridgewood Village Council Wednesday night that the Village has received a 20 to 30 percent return on its investment in four out of the five years that she has occupied the Gate House property inside the 10-acre Irene Habernickel Park. 

Antine was speaking at a Work Session that included an agenda item about whether HealthBarn will remain a ...

Mayor Knudsen Denies She is Aiming to Condemn Gate House Property to Evict HealthBarn

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - The Ridgewood Village Council, facing increased criticism that it has slow-walked a lease decision on the future of HealthBarn USA inside Habernickel Park, is now indicating that it will present some new information at its April 7 work session.

HealthBarn founder Stacey Antine, who has been the tenant since 2016, teaches kids healthy eating habits and has a garden to educate ...

More Than 300 Attend Stop Asian Hate Rally

April 11, 2021

 

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - On a sunlit Saturday afternoon, Van Neste Square Memorial Park was the site of the Stop Asian Hate Peaceful Rally, where leaders of local Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations joined local government officials, including Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, to denounce the increasing violent hate crimes and bigoted language against the AAPI community. More ...

Ridgewood School District Welcomes New Federal Funds Delivered to NJ Today to Reopen Schools

President Joseph Biden’s announcement today that $81 billion is on its way to help get the nation’s schools reopened was met with optimism by Ridgewood Schools Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman. New Jersey was scheduled today to receive $1.84 billion. 

 

Gorman told TAPinto this afternoon: “The District is pleased that the America Rescue Plan supports efforts ...

Gorman: April 19 Return To School 'Still Tentative'

A plan by the Ridgewood Public Schools District to allow students in grades 2-12 to return to in-person learning beginning on April 19 “is still tentative,” according to Dr. Thomas A. Gorman, the new superintendent who spoke Monday night at the Board of Education meeting.

“While we are optimistic, this expanded model of in-person learning is subject to change,” he said, ...

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New Jersey Date Night: The Best Brunch Spots

April 11, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Most couples are conditioned to think that romance only can be found after 7:30 p.m. on a Friday or Saturday. But those in the know realize that intimate moments aren’t found in only one or two specific windows of time: there are no restrictions on when it can be found.

One Date Night time ...

NJ Restaurants to Customers: Don’t be a No-Show, Especially Now

NEW JERSEY — No-shows have always been an issue for restaurants, but with pandemic restrictions limiting seating, these days the effects can be devastating.

Restaurant owners have a plea for patrons who can’t make their reservations: Just call and cancel.

“In previous years, busy days for us were a logistics challenge,” said Chris Migton, executive chef at Chez ...

‘M’ is for Mutz: Hoboken Deli Featured on Sesame Street

This article originally appeared on TAPinto Hoboken.

HOBOKEN, NJ — Even Cookie Monster knows: If you need mutz, you head to Hoboken.

On the recent Episode 5119 of Sesame Street (PBS), resident foodies Cookie Monster and Gonger needed to get some mozzarella cheese for a caprese salad order at Cookie Monster's Foodie Truck.

Of course Cookie Monster already ate all the ...