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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

 

 

 

 

 

News and Announcements

Wood-Ridge Health Department
Annual Blood Screening Program

  The Board of Health is offering the Annual Blood Screening Program at the Senior Center on Tuesday, September 23, 2014( cost starts at $17.00 cash — no checks accepted). It will consist of a CBC, Chem 23, and Lipid Profile, with results sent to your private medical doctor. The cost of a T4 (thyroid) blood test is $5.00 cash. Homocystein level, an amino acid that, when elevated, may lead to blockage in the arteries, is an additional $20.00 (cash). PSA testing, a blood screening tool for detection of prostate cancer, will be an option for all male participants as a cost of $25.00 (cash).

This program is OPEN TO ALL ADULTS, 18 YEARS AND OVER. Appointments must be made in advance of the test date at the MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

This is an excellent opportunity to check on your body's internal wellness.

* NOTE: Sign ups will be held at the Municipal Building
85 Humboldt Street, Monday thru Friday 9:00-12:OOpm
.

TESTING DATE: September 23, 2014: 7:30A.M. — 10:00A.M.
Wood-Ridge Senior Center — 495 Highland Avenue — Wood-Ridge

At the time of registration, please bring: 2 stamped envelopes — your name and
address on one and your physician's name and address on the other.

* NO ONE WILL BE TESTED UNLESS THEY FURNISH THE NAME AND
ADDRESS OF THEIR MEDICAL DOCTOR.

A twelve (12) hour fast prior to your appointment time is required. Refreshments
will be served at the Senior Center.

You must register and pay in advance.
Different health screenings are available at registration.

CASH ONLY — NO CHECKS

ANY QUESTIONS — PLEASE CALL (201) 939-2161
BLOOD SCREENING DATE — TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
SENIOR CENTER, 495 HIGHLAND AVE. WOOD-RIDGE, NJ

 

Wood-Ridge Board of Health - Seasonal Influenza Program 2014

The Wood-Ridge Board of Health will be sponsoring an Influenza Program
on Monday, October 6th, 5:30-6:30 PM and Thursday, October 9th, 1:30-2:30 PM.

The program will be held at the Senior Center, 495 Highland Avenue.  Adults 65 years of age and older are required to bring their Medicare B card in order to receive their free immunization.  Clients who are covered by an HMO Managed Care should go to their medical provider or pay $25.00.  The cost of the Immunization is $25.00 cash for adults over age 18.  No appointment necessary.  Questions: please call 201-939-5066.  Thank you.

Little League & Babe Ruth Teams
Win All-Star Championships

  Wood-Ridge/Moonachie Little League and Babe Ruth teams had a very successful All-Star Tournament reported Councilman Phil Romero, President of the Wood-Ridge/Moonachie Little League and Babe Ruth programs.  The Babe Ruth 13-15 year-olds won the District 4 Championship, the Little League 9 year-olds won the District 5 Championship and the Little League 12 year-olds won the District 5 Championship and the State Section 2 Championship.

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, September 16th
Mayor and Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, September 17th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, September 22nd
Local Assistance Board 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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