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Mayor's Welcome

Welcome to the official website of the Borough of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey!
This informative and attractive municipal website is being provided as a public service to the residents and people interested in our community. Should you have any thoughts or recommendations on how we can make our community an even better place to live, please feel free to call upon us. We're always interested to hear from you.

Very truly yours,
Paul A. Sarlo, Mayor

 

 

 

 

 

Borough of Wood-Ridge
Initiating the Nixle Community Alert System

The Borough of Wood-Ridge has initiated the Nixle community alert system. This will enable Borough Officials to keep residents informed of issues such as community events, impending snow storms or hurricanes, school closings, road closures, changes to garbage collection, recreation program cancellations, etc.

Residents can sign up to receive emails and text messages from this web-based system by visiting http://www.nixle.com. Once on the page, simply click on “Residents – Learn More” and then click on the “Sign Up” box at the bottom of the page. All you need to register is your name, address, email address and phone number. Signing up is free of charge.

News and Announcements

Learning about Litter Control and the Importance of Recycling
Part of the Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful Committee's Initiative on Clean Communities
Each year second grade students at C.E. Doyle school learn about litter control and the importance of recycling. On Wednesday, April 6th students were once again greeted by Ms. Joan Wilkinson from the Bergen County Health Department who spoke about recycling, reusing and the significance of litter control and the environment. This program is all part of the Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful committee's initiative on clean communities.
Pictured is Ms. Joan Wilkinson, Councilman Ezio Altamura, Chairman
of the KWRB committee and committee member Ms. Roe Mele.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST #3616
AND AUXILIARY
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

Come join us, and show your respect and support to the various military service men and women who have, and still protect this free country of ours at our Annual Wood-Ridge Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2016.

Services will begin at the Senior Center’s Veterans Walk of Freedom starting at 10:00 a.m., with the parade following at 11:30 a.m. from the same location.

The parade will start from the corner of Hackensack Street and Highland Avenue, and head South on Hackensack Street. The parade will travel to Union Avenue, and proceed West to Valley Blvd while continuing North of Valley Blvd.

The parade procession will continue and end at Windsor Road. The conclusion of the parade will take place at our beautifully maintained ground of Veterans Park where festivities will include free refreshments (hot dogs & ice cream), strolling musicians, military vehicle rides, plus the involvement from many of our Wood-Ridge merchants.

Please make this family day a tradition to show your support, and honor and celebrate with our veterans by lining up the parade route with your family, friends, and your neighbors this Memorial Day.

Free Flags & novelties will be distributed to all who are present by the curbside along the parade route!

Reorganization Meeting on January 1, 2016
Bergen County Clerk John Hogan with the Mayor and Council

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, May 4th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, May 9th
Shade Tree Commission Meeting 6:30 p.m., Borough Hall.
Library Meeting 7:00 p.m., Library

Wednesday, May 11th
Recreation Commission Meeting 8:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Thursday, May 12th
Board of Health Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, May 17th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, May 18th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, June 8th
Recreation Commission Meeting 8:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Thursday, June 9th
Board of Health Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, June 13th
Shade Tree Commission Meeting 6:30 p.m., Borough Hall.
Library Meeting 7:00 p.m., Library.

Wednesday, June 15th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, June 21st
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, July 13th
Recreation Commission Meeting 8:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, July 19th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, July 20th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, August 16th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, August 17th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

 

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010      
Subject
Number
Percent
Total population
7.626
100.00
Median household income
90,411
(X)
Median family income
90,411
(X)
Total housing units
3,051
100.00
School Enrollment
Public
Private
Nursery school, preschool
52
82.1%
17.9%
Kindergarten
65
100.0%
0.0%
Elementary school (grades 1-4)
400
100.0%
0.0%
Elementary school (grades 5-8)
192
85.9%
14.1%
High school (grades 9-12)
385
77.3%
22.7%
College undergraduate school
322
82.3%
17.7%
Graduate professional school
249
63.9%
36.1%

 

 
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