Welcome to the Official Website of the Borough of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey - Tel: 201-939-0202
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

Grand Opening of bachi 197
On Saturday, August 8th, the Mayor & Council welcomed it's newest business to the Borough of Wood-Ridge, bachi 197 located on Hackensack Street. Pictured are members of the council with owner Brian Chan and family cutting the ribbon.

September 11, 2015 Memorial Service

The Borough of Wood-Ridge will hold a 14 year anniversary Memorial Service to honor the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001. The service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park, located on Valley Boulevard and Highland Avenue on Friday, September 11th at 7:00 PM.

The Knights of Columbus Saint Anthony’s Council 11585 will sponsor a Blood Drive. A Community Bloodmobile will be stationed on Valley Boulevard between Marlboro Road and Highland Avenue from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM for anyone interested in donating blood.

Please contact Borough Hall for further information at 201-939-0202 Ext. 1.

Helpful Resources
Now Available on our Website

Simply click on the "Helpful Resources" button on the left side of your screen or click on this link.
This is a work in progress.

Project
“Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful”
celebrating it's sixteenth year!







On behalf of the Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful Committee and the Mayor and Council, I would like to thank all the volunteers who came out on Sunday, June 7th for our sixteenth annual clean up day. Over 140 volunteers participated. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness of our environment and the impact of litter. Hackensack Street, Valley Blvd. the ramps on Route 17 together with our newest neighborhood at Wesmont Station were cleaned while flowers were freshly planted at the Library, Civic Center, Senior Center and Veterans Park on Valley Blvd. A shredding event was also held from 9AM -1PM in front of the Civic Center sponsored by the Bergen County Board of Health and the BCUA.

This years tee shirt art design contest was offered to students in grades 5-8 with the winner, Ms. Ruri Kim receiving a check for $50, compliments of the Mayor & Council with her artwork design and name prominently displayed on the front of each tee shirt.

A special thank you to Shop-Rite Supermarket of Lodi, the Inserra family, Jersey Pizza and Lyndhurst Pastry Shop for their generous donations of all food items, Tullo Ice of Hasbrouck Heights for donating ice and the Bergen County Department of Health for the use of their cleaning utensils.

It was gratifying to see the shared efforts of many organizations in town including the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Knights of Columbus, WRHS students, WRHS Cheerleading, Police department Auxiliary, Fire / EMS department, DPW and Individual families, all working together with enthusiasm and cooperation for the betterment of Wood-Ridge. Wood-Ridge a special place to live and it was certainly evident that friends and neighbors take pride in our community. I would like to encourage all residents and business owners to do their part to "Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful" all year round by picking up litter and recycling. Set an example for all to follow!

Councilman Ezio Altamura and Councilman Ed Marino, Co-Chairmen, KWRB
Borough of Wood-Ridge

Photos from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015



2015 Reorganization Meeting Held on January 1st

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, September 9th
Recreation Commission Meeting 8:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Thursday, September 10th
Board of Health Meeting 7:30 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, September 14th
Shade Tree Commission Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.
Library Meeting 7:00 p.m., Library

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

Wednesday, September 16th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, September 21st
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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