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From The Lawns to The Heights to the Old Country Club neighborhoods in town, Ridgewood has an eclectic residential architectural style with cozy Cape Cod homes, charming Dutch colonials and expansive estates. With 25,000 residents, the village is well known for its bustling downtown, its convenient transportation for commuters, its quality schools, and its wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The residents of Ridgewood love watching their kids play sports - especially soccer, lacrosse, and softball and baseball.
Posted: Thursday January 30, 2014, 3:13 PM
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Posted: Wednesday January 29, 2014, 11:20 AM
Super Bowl XLVIII being held at Metlife Stadium in Bergen County is quickly approaching, so we dropped by Media Day at the Prudential Center in Newark yesterday to check out the scene before the big game.
Peyton Manning | Eric LeGrand | Emily Shah | Percy Harvin | Russell Wilson | Amani Toomer | John Elway | Knowshon Moreno
| Hank Azaria | Rich Eisen | DeSean Jackson | Aaron Brewer | Marshawn Lynch | Regis Philbin | Al Leiter | Deion Sanders | Richard Sherman | Wes Welker | Eric Decker | Bruce Irvin | John Fox | Kam Chancellor | Golden Tate | Montee Ball | Demaryius Thomas | Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie | Jeremy Mincey | Doug Baldwin | Pete Carroll | Max Unger | Von Miller | Ricardo Lockette | Mo Rocca | Terrance Knighton | Shaun Phillips | Earl Thomas | Prudential Center | Denver Broncos | Seattle Seahawks | Super Bowl XLVIII
Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2014, 3:19 PM
Breast Rehabilitation & Healing Center (BRHC) in Westwood held its Grand Opening event, dedicated to providing physical therapy and other specialized services for breast cancer patients.
Breast Rehabilitation & Healing Center | Tracy Ann Chin | Anna Maria Olivieri | Crystal Ramhorst | Colleen Sorice
| Sabine Baumann-Noll | Jennifer Murphy | John Birkner Jr. | Kelli Anderson | Nicole Messick | Pamela Vangelas | Melissa Stolper | Elizabeth Vivenzio | Maria Murphy | Nick Vangelas | Teresa Lug | Annette Linder | Carley Tsaglos | Joan Backhus | Jerry Backhus | George Bedrosian | Karin Arigot | Marla Kallin | Jordan Farkas | Jill Chiert | Antonia Triglia | Westwood
Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:19 AM
The Allendale Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary held its 8th annual Wine Tasting Event, hosted at Park and Orchard Restaurant, celebrating the Auxiliary’s 70th Anniversary year.
Valley Hospital Auxiliary | Park and Orchard | Sarah Strauss | Jennifer Errico | Karen Campbell | Lauren Franzese
| Ellen Routh | Maria Hoyt | Joan Pilkington | Stephen Lambrix | Vanessa Lambrix | Maureen Lambrix | Tom Lambrix | Nancy Davidson | Bob Davidson | Ann Swist | Peter Swist | Elaine Heimberger | Stan Heimberger | Dolores Thorne | Mark Thorne | Kathy Hayes | Helene Albrecht | Teri Checki | Liz White | Jackie McSwiggan | Justine Krell | Peter LaMonaca | Margaret Caputo | Janet Butler | Greg Butler | Margo Parise | John Parise | Bill Pilkington | Tara Santry | Andy Camp | Buddy Gebhardt | Rick Santry | David Pepper | John Hayes | Melissa Perkins | Pat McDonough | Marie Ade | Brian Ade | Lee Jenkins | Charlotte Byrne | Susan Kellar | Chris Kellar | Sandy Dorward | Allendale | East Rutherford | Allendale | East Rutherford | Ridgewood
Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2014, 8:05 AM
Big Game Fun: City Place in Edgewater hosts Play by Play Tailgate Party with former NY Giant Sean Landeta
City Place at The Promenade in Edgewater held their Play by Play Tailgate Party to celebrate the Super Bowl coming to New Jersey, featuring two-time Super Bowl champion NY Giant Sean Landeta who stopped by to greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photos, and let visitors try on some of his football gear.
City Place | Sean Landeta | Lauren Garfinkel | Mindy Gale | Erik Bucci | Ellen Li | Viviana Ramos | Vinny Que | Cesar Jurado
Posted: Monday January 27, 2014, 3:09 PM
Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County held its fourth annual “Leap for Literacy” dance recital at Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, featuring award-winning dancers from Dance Theatre of New Jersey, Dance Fusion and Allegro Arts Academy.
Project Literacy | Bergen County Academies | Dance Theatre of New Jersey | Dance Fusion | Allegro Arts Academy
| Jaimie Bernstein | Tiffany Spataro | Omar Hekal | Rosemary Novotny-Pereira | Chelsea Harold | Danielle Hernandez | Karla Torres | Jennifer Sutton | Grace Pichardo | Scott Reddin | Benedict Focarino | Warren Oates | Ada Lil Torres | Jill Wright | Anastasio Petrocelli | Deepa Chandrasekera | Antonio Brugnoli | Chris McDonald | Larry Braverman | Hackensack
Posted: Monday January 27, 2014, 11:21 AM
The Rutherford Big Game Committee hosted its Footballs for Food charity event on Saturday, featuring live and silent auctions of 22 football sculptures decorated by a variety of local artists, held to benefit the Rutherford Community Food Pantry and 55 Kip Center.
Rutherford Big Game Committee | Rutherford Elks Lodge | Joan Macri | Marie DeSalvo | Kim Birdsall | Chris Birdsall
| Ernest Velez | Jonathan Bigley | Maureen Bigley | Genevieve Kacmarcik | Christine Healey | Romina Tolentino | Dennis Healey | Judy Healey | Billy Newmann | Jack Manzo | Kim Bogosian | Carolyn Smith | Peggy Letsche | Mary Upham | Lorraine Russo | Kathleen Ansen | Brad Kloza | Lena Merrill Kloza | Jim McMullan | Jill Rodriguez | Leo Rodriguez | Craig Montanero | Liz Montanero | James Bogosian | Donna Magliato | Carol Jasko | Sue Forsythe | Victor Victori | Joe DeSalvo | Claudia Serea | Katie Driscoll | Loretta Young | Lynda Schneding | Laura Covais | Dana Serea | Robert Atwood | 55 Kip Center | Rutherford Community Pantry | Rutherford
Posted: Monday January 27, 2014, 8:05 AM
The inaugural Big Game 5K was held at Westfield Garden State Plaza to benefit several New Jersey/New York Metropolitan Area non-profit organizations, with guest ambassadors and former football stars Joe Morris (Giants) and Bruce Harper (Jets).
Westfield Garden State Plaza | Erin Krebs | Aileen DiMeola | Nick DiMeola | Margie Mansueto | Karen Tucker | Jim Kirkos
| Joe Morris | Bruce Harper | Megan Fraser | Danielle Almond | Amanda Innamorato | Teagan Smith | Jessica Innamorato | Tiffany Villaluna | Lester Castor | Euphema Staton | Nasreen Razzaq | Valerie Hortain | Erica West | Lynn Algrant | Anne Monaghan-Baker | Rich Dabagian | Chris Dabagian | Ken Parker | Maureen Kleinman | Ellen Deer | John Tringali | Kristine Deer | Jean Deer | Peter Wagner | Trine Deer | Erika Deer-Kelley | Lauren Turiello | Jeremy Lim | Bruce Silberman | Mary Lyons-Kim | Richard LaBarbiera | Robert Jones | Cheryl Alterman | Kim Abbasi | Stephanie Bednarski | Marilynn Recine | Jacob Reinkraut | Andy Lucchesi | Mike Nardino | David Unger | Andy Garger | Betty Garger | Dona Polifrone | Debbie Reimers | Matt Unger | Umiyan Muedin | Mevlude Muedin | Shelle Powell | Dean Hibbert | Andrew Bloom | Ali Karasis | Mike Gibney | Howard Harris | Julie Harris | Karen Drzik | Yair Katz | Menachem Katz | Josh Dimura | Judy Ross | Fred Hirsch | Manuel Martinez | Samantha Foskew | Rebecca Dechellis | Anthony Bello | Scott Reddin | Tom Toronto | Rose Marie Ranuro | Toi Blount | Sal Benedetto | Lianne Vivian | Anthony Monte | Isaac Tyler | Rob Trautner | Paramus
Posted: Sunday January 26, 2014, 10:10 AM
Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity hosted its 2014 Red Door Gala at Macaluso’s in Hawthorne.
Macaluso's | Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity | Karen Campbell | Leanne Tavoso | Amy Bourque
| Stephanie Fleming | Kathleen Burke | Corrie Gaffoglio | Marietta Alba | Wendy Valerio | Ardis D'Angelo | Nicole Cohen | Nicole Lebow | Ann Daly | Michele Haas | Lisa Cermack | Lindsey Barclay | Kelly Petersen | Robin Morsch | Angela Olson | Christine Shippee | Hillary Wallace | Molly McGee | Karen Latimer | Michael Wallace | Meghan Simmons | Matt McGill | Tracy Janjigian | Christina Norman | Carol Mattessich | Mary Barnes | Jane Certo | Kathy Entwistle | Angele Ekert | Margaret Buonomo | Ellen Hillman | Lori Weil | Kathy Simmons | Gina McDade | Bud Maltin | Sherma Andrews | Kevin Anthony | Harry Bourque | Rob Absey | Maria Absey | Liz Crowley | Tina Telesco | Blanche Hench | Jaime Frederick | Tracy Autera | Thomas Morsch | Joe Buonomo | Jim Hillman | Lisa Baney | Barbara Donatacci | Louise Rogers | Stephen Levitan | Susan Nuzzolo | Ron Rogers | Susie Riggio | Paul McDade | Christine Eckels | Rich Certo | Annette Testa | Ann Levitan | Michael Eckels | Mary-Catherine Bohan | David Bohan | Sheila Steinberg | Rick Steinberg | Asher Steinberg | Evan Steinberg | Marie Rego | Jimmy Rego | Kathy O'Shea | Dana Hopper | Eileen Cox | Bob Fuhrman | Janis Fuhrman | Denise Vollkommer | Bill Hench | Tim Smith | Scott Olsen | Donna Olsen | Gina Boesch | Doug Dittrick | Chantal Veenhof | Derek Veenhof | Maria Bombace | Mark Bombace | Ridgewood
Posted: Saturday January 25, 2014, 8:05 AM
The Valley APN Council hosted its 2014 Fashion Show Nursing Scholarship Fundraiser, featuring fashion courtesy of The Fig Leaf, held at The Venetian in Garfield.
Venetian | Valley Hospital | Valley APN Council | Fig Leaf | Esmeralda Valle | Donna Valdivia | Linda Velaquez
| Vanessa Kohlmann | Lidia Antonucci | Myrella Brunson | Maryanne Sullivan | Pamela Pate | Anne Brennecke | Geralyn Boyce | Nancy Anne Tallis | Joan Giordano | Jacklyn Chompsky | Herve Mondertin | Rashid Baddoura | Charles Vannoy | John Broderick | Deborah Personette | Eileen Zuza | Donna Fry | Rose Ronoro | Peggy Battle | Garfield
Posted: Friday January 24, 2014, 3:25 PM
Wyckoff Lincoln Elementary School PTO held its annual Military Bridge Night.
Lincoln Elementary School | Mallory Dana | Kourtney Moscarello | Nicole Kenney | Mike Patanella | Kevin Reilly | Elena Gold
Posted: Friday January 24, 2014, 1:27 PM
Comedy Night: Closter Chamber of Commerce hosts 2014 Winter Meet, Greet & Laugh event with Uncle Floyd
Closter Chamber of Commerce held its 2014 Winter Meet, Greet & Laugh night at the Closter Elks Club, featuring guest comedian Uncle Floyd.
Closter Chamber of Commerce | Closter Elks Club | Kathy Friese | Curtis Kay | Dominic Grasso | Patty Grasso | Uncle Floyd
| Mike Brown | Laura Plasner | Debra Migliore | Carmela Rudick | Ally Nathaniel | Janet Nellen | Christine Harris | Sue Arlia | Michele Tobin | Stacy Lilikas | Kimberly Ashton | Laura Nellen | Bob Maurer | Carolyn Maurer | Bob Maurer Jr. | Nicole Zelma | Daniela Apolito | Linda Albelli | Angelina Farina | NY Fenger | Bill Colthart | Anthony Gorga | Ted Sollod | Judy Parker | George Futterknecht | Dave Frieder | Steve Isaacson | Carol Isaacson | Angela Farina | Judy Famulare | Gary Gerber | Closter
Posted: Friday January 24, 2014, 10:58 AM
The fifth annual Green Screen NJ environmental film festival held its kick-off gala and organic wine tasting at Bibi’z Restaurant & Lounge in Westwood.
Bibi'z | Karin Lagreca | Reheen Khan | Courtney Meaney | JoAnn Schwamb | Kathy Hlavaty | Shari Rosenberg | Julie Chita
| Maria Oskwarek | Tracy Schwamb | Rosemary Dreger Carey | Kathy Abney | Patricia Sharma | Aditi Sen | Colin Keegan | Celeste Barretta | Cathy Hill | Betty Lou Carney | Mary Catherine | Glenna Marla | Carol Lold | Seth Propper | Marcia Debbeaux | Maria Stavrou | Andy Stavrou | Bobbie Cozic | Bob Cherofsky | Marisa Yasked | Marc Gron | Bjorn Von Euler | Sharon Von Euler | Mike Fitzsimmons | Ashwani Vasishth | Green Screen NJ | Westwood
Posted: Friday January 24, 2014, 8:05 AM
Check out the Great Beer Expo, Super Bowl legends at the Brownstone, three days of WinterBlast comes to Secaucus, and more. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Posted: Thursday January 23, 2014, 12:41 PM
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation hosted an evening of Tequila & Tapas yesterday at Harvest Bistro in Closter, led by co-chairs Stephanie Goldman-Pittel, Doug Stern and Amy Sole, to raise money for research, education and public advocacy in support of people living with Parkinson’s disease.
| Patricia Fleischmann | Dianne Oplinger | Danielle Tirendi | Janet Ginsberg | Hope Chernin | Tina Swierad | Helen Appleby | Sam Morreale | Vanessa Cannata | Renee Scherer | Richard Lerner | Amy Lerner | Charlie Hammer | Wendy Hammer | Andrew Pittel | Vinessa DiSousa | Matthew DiSousa | Mara Wallach | Martha Bello | Bill Adler | Dana Adler | Lisa Micarelli | Linda Licitra | Brooke Houston | Erin Cubero | Beth Nadel | Felice Popper | Bonnie Fendell | Brian Costa | Kelly Bresnahan | Rob Dickar | Jennifer Hoehn Stern | Russell Stern | Seta Albrect | William Albrect | Andrew McKinnon | Jay Post | Stephen Chernin | Anthony Sorrentino | Lisa Sorrentino | Closter
Posted: Thursday January 23, 2014, 11:40 AM
Two JCC Thurnauer School of Music students, 10-year-old Charis Yoon and 9-year-old Ian Maloney, performed at the Royal Philharmonic Steinway Prelude Performance at the New Jersey Performing Art Center (NJPAC) in Newark. The students’ performance was a prelude to the concert of Beethoven's Violin Concerto by Pinchas Zuckerman and the Royal Philharmonic.
Posted: Thursday January 23, 2014, 8:05 AM
Social Scene: Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts 2014 Super Community Spirit Showcase with NY Giants players
Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2014 Super Community Spirit Showcase, held at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel.
Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce | Sheraton Mahwah | Curtis McGriff | Robin Sheppard | Kevin Haslam | Karl Nelson
| Jovannie Lorenzo | Marlene Griffin | George Martin | Kimberly Salles | Liz Villiano | Shira Feuerstein | Barbara Bender | Lisa Kain | Martha Harvey | Sharon Rounds | Shannon Lazare | Alex Kampf | Alex Gerbig | Lauren Trudeau | Kristen Nihamin | Steve Vitrano | Deborah Rath | Kelly Graves | Janet Sharma | Melissa LaRobardier | Amanda Missey | Jane He | Michael Sbarra | Steve Sbarra | Harry Williams | Karen Acker | Tracy Zur | Bill Laforet | Deborah Richin | Una Teresa Gormley | Chris Hogan | Shea Gormley | Phil Goldstein | Kevin Cuskley | Richard Conte | Steven Vitale | Brielle Takacs | Dan Margolin | Penny Gomes | Mitch Baker | Denise Friedland | Tom Sciascia | Peter Gallo | Joe Mikilka | Rob Hermansen | Keith Jaehnert | Jackie Ferguson | Ben Mills | Bruce Margulies | Sean Dalton | Dylan Mauio | Thomas Dominicci Jr. | Alex Michelini | Pincus Lieberman | John Roth | James Cassella | Mahwah
Posted: Wednesday January 22, 2014, 2:20 PM
The seventh annual Teaneck Teen Idol contest was held at Teaneck High School, with performances by talented young singers competing for cash prizes and a grand prize of a free recording session.
Posted: Wednesday January 22, 2014, 11:11 AM
Social Scene: Saddle River Fire Department hosts 2014 Installation Dinner at Seasons in Washington Township
Saddle River Fire Department held its 2014 Installation Dinner at Seasons in Washington Township.
Saddle River Fire Department | Seasons | Christina Rath | Brian Dench | Chris Joachim | Stacey Kufel | Katie Parsons
| Patrick Varsolona | Jordan Zales | Crista Terrizzi | Jordan Kozlowski | Chris Moses | Bill D'Elia | Carly Antoine | Mark Murray | Jack Inserra | Ken Warr | Brad Stio | Victoria Pope | DJ Fearon | Jennifer Gal | Connor Funsch | Alyssa Gallorini | Zach Joseph | Captain Patrick Varsolona | Esther Falzone | Dayna Cassandra | Krystal Bonilla | Dane Viglione | Frank Delpret | Martin Rooney | Mary Rose | Meghan Shute | Robert Policht Jr. | Saddle River | Washington Township
Posted: Tuesday January 21, 2014, 3:05 PM
Packing Snacks: Haworth Public School celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with service to Center for Food Action
As part of Martin Luther King Day, kindergarteners and third-graders in Haworth, with the assistance of middle school children, participated in the preparation of snack packs for the Center for Food Action's "Weekend Snack Pack Program" to benefit school children who are at risk for weekend hunger.
Posted: Tuesday January 21, 2014, 1:34 PM
Day of Honor: Englewood celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 85th birthday at Community Baptist Church
The Martin Luther King Birthday Committee celebrated Dr. King’s 85th birthday at the Community Baptist Church in Englewood.
Anthony Johnson | Kahlil Gibran Muhammad | Frank Huttle | Eve Clyburn | Clinton Lacey | Tuwana Brown | Lester Taylor
Posted: Tuesday January 21, 2014, 12:47 PM
Married on Oct. 25, 2013
Alexandra Skae | Ryan Hunt | David Lyman | Karen Skae | Amy Hatzoglu | Clementine Catering | Neiman Marcus | Nordstrom
Posted: Tuesday January 21, 2014, 12:30 PM
The North Jersey Avalanche Pee Wee AA team won the Congressional Cup Tournament in Washington, DC on January 20, 2014.
Posted: Tuesday January 21, 2014, 11:56 AM
Social Scene: Ridgewood and Glen Rock celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Ridgewood United Methodist Church
The Ridgewood/Glen Rock observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was held at the Ridgewood United Methodist Church, including a ceremony and march followed by a buffet luncheon in the church basement.
Ridgewood United Methodist Church | Deborah Daughtry-Edgehill | Mahmoud Hamza | Carlos Martinez | Zene Coley
| Sheila Johnson | Lemuel Brown | Jennifer Brown | Sandra Bonner | Joyce Flowers | Elise Higgins | Gabrielle Martin | Cynthia Clark | Johnoi Martin | Doreen Williams | Venice Ankle | LaFawn Redfern | John Ianacone | Lucy Ianacone | Fay Reid | Robert Newton | Alice Newton | Roann Rubin | Victor Peterson | Bessie Jones | Barbara Johnson | Lois McKay | Terry Davis | Carol Mack | Tom Johnson | Janett Stroud | Sam Porter | Bonnie McKain | Phyllis | Nolan Palsma | Glen Rock | Ridgewood
Posted: Monday January 20, 2014, 8:05 AM
Social Scene: Autism Speaks hosts 2014 fundraiser with RHONJ's Jacqueline Laurita at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge
Autism Speaks hosted a fundraising event at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge, featuring guests Chris and Jacqueline Laurita of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey."
Fiesta | Jacqueline Laurita | Jodi DiPazza | Mary Ellen Scheideler | Johanna Burke | Ann Marie Wells | Robyn Mueli
| Chris Laurita | Monica Joshi | Nikita Joshi | Carla Silva Lomangino | Lucilia Perreira | Melanie Da Silva | Reggie Young | Marri Smith | Dawn Switzer | Jill Schwerd | Jacqueline Vicioso | Justan Pavone | Alicia Pavone | Tom DiPazza | Michelle DiPazza | Christian Villanueva | Gabriela Michalec | Alexis Canonico | Zachary Canonico | Katie Peluso | Jennie England | Amy McClelland | Lori Fiordilino | Devin Stone | Kevin Stone | Danny Kiely | Gina Kiely | Rich Sanzari | Stacey Smetana | Candi Calderone | Adam Calderone | Evan Calderrone | Richie Sanzari | Kori Buro | Victoria Fagioli | Anthony Lomangino | Phyllis Caporino | Jeff Fagioli | Jenn Mazzei | Joe Mazzei | Peter Cammacata | Karen Cammacata | Wood-Ridge