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  • NJ: Protesters picket new Hobby Lobby store in Totowa

    07/13/2014 7:46:17 PM PDT · by Coleus · 59 replies
    Bergen Record ^ | 07.12.14 | JAMES M. O’NEILL
    Roughly 50 people lined up in front of Hobby Lobby’s new Totowa store Saturday to protest the company’s role in a recent Supreme Court decision that says the company can choose not to cover contraception for its employees through the Affordable Care Act.The Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts chain is owned by a Christian family that says it tries to run the business applying its religious beliefs. One of the parties in the decision by the high court, the family had argued that the Obamacare requirement that all contraception be covered violated a 1993 federal law that protects religious...
  • Mystery Creature Sighting Stuns N.J. Town; No One Has First Clue What It Is

    08/07/2013 7:46:43 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 126 replies
    cbs ^ | August 2, 2013 7:12 PM | John Slattery
    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – There has been a strange sighting of a strange creature in a suburban New Jersey town – and pictures of it have residents asking “What the heck is that?” CBS 2’s John Slattery was working the day watch out of Manhattan, when his boss gave him this juicy assignment. He took a vehicle out of Midtown. The sighting happened on Friday. He and his cameraman headed for the leafy community of Ridgewood, which was apparently being terrorized by an odd creature that lurks in and out of storm drains. Slattery obtained video of the creature from...
  • Man accused of luring woman into car by saying he had a newspaper

    06/01/2012 3:59:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 53 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 1, 2012 | Dennis Sullivan
    Bond was set at $40,000 for a 32-year-old Joliet man accused of sexually assaulting a woman after luring her into his vehicle with the promise of a newspaper. Razel O. Gates of the 1100 block of Ridgewood Avenue is scheduled to return to court June 22 on a charge of one count of aggravated battery, one count of criminal sexual abuse and one count of unlawful restraint.
  • Zen master (Catholic Priest) tells curious to embrace a new faith

    01/22/2006 6:26:02 PM PST · by Coleus · 179 replies · 3,394+ views ^ | 01.22.06 | EVONNE COUTROS
    Zen master tells curious to embrace a new faithRIDGEWOOD - The two-hour lecture at the Old Paramus Church Education Center began with several minutes of silent meditation.  And for many who attended, participating in meditation was a first step in understanding the basic teachings of Buddhism and Eastern philosophy.  "All attempts at mutual education are important to help us grow," said Robert Kennedy, the noted Jesuit priest and Zen master. "It widens our vision."Kennedy Roshi, as he is known to Buddhists, was the key speaker at Saturday's event, which was attended by more than 100 people of varied faiths. It...
  • Ridgewood, NJ officials defend teachers' decisions to remove vulgar yearbook messages

    06/24/2004 8:22:25 PM PDT · by Coleus · 27 replies · 484+ views
    News 12 NJ and Bergen Record | 06.24.04
    Ridgewood officials defend teachers' decisions to remove yearbook messages (06/24/04) RIDGEWOOD - Administrators in the Ridgewood School District are defending teachers' decisions to remove certain messages from the yearbooks of seventh-graders. Officials say the teachers found vulgar, sexually explicit messages written in Benjamin Franklin Middle School yearbooks. More than 60 students had their yearbooks inspected and teachers used "white out" to erase the pear writings that they found offensive. While Superintendent John Porter Jr. says teachers were within their rights in making judgment calls on behalf of parents, some adults disagreed. They say the teachers overstepped their boundaries. A...
  • FREEP Hillary Rotten Clinton in Ridgewood, NJ, Friday, July 11 at 3 PM

    07/05/2003 8:45:32 PM PDT · by Coleus · 133 replies · 8,086+ views
    Book Ends ^ | 07.05.03
    FREEP!! the Hildebeest in Ridgewood, NJ, on Friday, July 11th at 3 PM, I suggest you get there by 2 PM   Sponsored by the Tri-State Chapter of the  Free Republic   Hillary for President Coming Soon to Bookends BookEnds Hillary Rotten Clinton the Wicked Witch of the EastMeet Hillary Rodham Clinton as she signs; "Living History" on July 11th, at 3:00 PM. 232 E. Ridgewood Ave. Tel: 201 445-0726     Hillary Rodham ClintonThursday, July 11th – 3:00 PMHILLARY RODHAM CLINTON, U.S. Senator and Former First Lady, writes about her life from childhood through the White House Years...