Meeting Date
Filter by bodytypes
Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Board of Elections
Board of Health
Borough Council
City Council
County Council
Environmental Commission
Historic Preservation Commission
Housing Authority
Human Relations Committee
Insurance Fund
Land Use Board
Library Board
Municipal Alliance
Parking Authority
Parks and Gardens Commission
Parks Commission
Planning Board
Recreation Commission
Redevelopment Agency
Rent Leveling Board
School Board
Sewerage Authority
Shade Tree Commission
Trails Committee
Zoning Board
Filter by County
NJ
Atlantic County
Bergen County
Burlington County
Camden County
Cape May County
Cumberland County
Essex County
Gloucester County
Hudson County
Hunterdon County
Mercer County
Middlesex County
Monmouth County
Morris County
Ocean County
Passaic County
Somerset County
Sussex County
Union County
Warren County
Filter by sourcetypes
Minutes
Recording

Ridgewood School Board Grapples with Field Disrepair and College Admissions Challenges

Overview: The recent Ridgewood School Board meeting was marked by discussions on the disrepair of the high school field and the complexities surrounding college admissions. Superintendent Mark Schwarz addressed the field conditions, stressing the district’s actions, including insurance claims and potential cleanup solutions. Community members expressed diverse opinions, advocating for prompt resolutions and emphasizing the financial implications. The meeting also touched upon the latest updates on college admissions, where board members recognized the range of experiences students are facing, from acceptances and scholarships to deferrals and rejections.

Overview: The Ridgewood School Board meeting covered an array of issues, with focus on the health implications of artificial turf fields and the ethical standards for board members. Newly elected members, Miss Mary Micale and Mr. Saurabh Dani, were sworn in, and board leadership positions were filled by Sheila Brogan as president and Muhammad Mahmoud as vice president. The meeting delved into the ethical responsibilities of board members and addressed concerns over the possible health risks associated with the current state of StadiField and Stevens Field.

Overview: The Ridgewood School Board’s recent meeting was marked by a heartfelt farewell from departing member Michael Lembo, debates over censure and minute approval, and the showcasing of various school activities.

Overview: The recent Ridgewood School Board meeting centered around a contentious resolution of censure against Sheila Brogan, the ongoing issues with the BCA bus schedule, and a discussion on college admissions trends. The meeting also covered concerns over academic inclusion, the implementation of alternative career paths for students, and strategies to enhance the competitiveness of students’ college applications.

Overview: The recent Ridgewood School Board meeting spotlighted student accomplishments, particularly the Benjamin Franklin Middle School’s BBN program, while also addressing new policies and curriculum changes. Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman presided over the meeting, with board member Michael Lembo absent due to illness. Notable topics included the resurgence of the BBN program after the COVID-19 impact, the introduction of new courses at Ridgewood High School, the discussion of policies including eligibility of non-resident students, and concerns about the formation of a personnel committee.

Meeting Date
Filter by bodytypes
Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Board of Elections
Board of Health
Borough Council
City Council
County Council
Environmental Commission
Historic Preservation Commission
Housing Authority
Human Relations Committee
Insurance Fund
Land Use Board
Library Board
Municipal Alliance
Parking Authority
Parks and Gardens Commission
Parks Commission
Planning Board
Recreation Commission
Redevelopment Agency
Rent Leveling Board
School Board
Sewerage Authority
Shade Tree Commission
Trails Committee
Zoning Board
Filter by County
NJ
Atlantic County
Bergen County
Burlington County
Camden County
Cape May County
Cumberland County
Essex County
Gloucester County
Hudson County
Hunterdon County
Mercer County
Middlesex County
Monmouth County
Morris County
Ocean County
Passaic County
Somerset County
Sussex County
Union County
Warren County
Filter by sourcetypes
Minutes
Recording