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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

Wood-Ridge Wesmont Station
Mayor Sarlo on the first train out of the new Wood-Ridge Wesmont Station
at 7:04am Sunday, May 15th. 35 minutes to NY Penn Station.
Grand Opening of New Bagel Store on Saturday, May 7th. Mister Bagel
"Photo of Mayor Sarlo and the Borough Council along with the New Owner"

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!

Live Pro Wrestling Event

The Wood-Ridge Public Education Foundation in partnership with Wood-Ridge Recreation Wrestling proudly presents a LIVE PRO WRESTLING EVENT! June 3rd, 2016 at Wood-Ridge Jr/Sr High School Gym.
Doors Open at 7:00PM

Come join us for a fun evening watching LIVE PRO WRESTLERS battle each other as well as Wood-Ridge community members!

WWE HALL OF FAMER RIKISHI AND FORMER WWE STAR THE PATRIOT will be there as well as numerous other professional wrestlers who will provide an entertaining evening.

*ONLY 60 $35 VIP TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO WOOD-RIDGE RESIDENTS ONLY.
* $25 Ringside Seats and $20 General Admission Seats are available

Raffles, food, drinks and more!

All proceeds will go directly to the students of the Wood-Ridge Public Schools
and Wood-Ridge Recreational Wrestling.

Contact cheri@wrpef.org or 201.993.0948 for more info.

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

Upcoming Meetings

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.

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

Thursday, September 8th
Board of Health Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, September 12th
Shade Tree Commission Meeting 6:00 p.m., Borough Hall.
Library Meeting 7:00 p.m., Library

Wednesday, September 14th
Recreation Commission Meeting 8:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, September 19th
Local Assistance Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, September 20th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, September 21st
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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