Nestled in the hilly Watchung Mountains in Central New Jersey, this tight knit
community of Watchung offers more amenities than you might think. In addition to parks (Mobus Field, Philips Field, Watchung Lake Park), valleys
Every news channel in the tri-state area, if not the entire U.S., aired
minute-by-minute accounts of Superstorm Sandy's brutal march up the Eastern
Seaboard. The accounts and pictures of the devastation were indelible.
Weathermen and n…
Given the popularity of the Jersey Shore and its reality showcase, most people
don’t think of New Jersey as having mountainous terrain but tucked in the northeast
corner of Sussex County is the township of Vernon, New Jersey.
The Jersey Shore has received a lot of press in recent years, thanks in part to
the popularity of MTV's reality show Jersey Shore. Many New Jerseyans find the
TV show a mixed blessing, while the antics of Snooki, J. Woww, the Situation,…
Many jokes have been made throughout the years at Secaucus' expense. Even its
very name causes a few snickers since Secaucus is a derivation of the Algonquin
words for “black” and “snake;” a more apt translation is “place of snakes,” no…
When surveying the area now known as Maplewood, Robert Treat found several
trails used by the Lenape tribes of Algonquin Native Americans, though there
was only sparse settlement. Many of these paths form the basis for the town's
Situated a mere 10 miles from the “Big Apple,” Clifton is a delightfully diverse community that does not fit the mold of the
average commuter town. While a sizable number of residents do commute to “the city,” a majority of residents wor…
The Borough of Rumson is an upscale and historic community that caught the eyes
of English settlers as far back as 1663. During the Victorian Age, it was the
summer playground of New York's elite due to its proximity to New York City.
Mention Fort Lee, New Jersey and two things come to mind. One is its proximity
to the George Washington Bridge, and secondly, its heritage as the birthplace
of the modern film industry and of the Palisades amusement park.
Asbury Park, one of the old showplaces of the Jersey Shore and a town that in
its heyday rivaled Atlantic City, has seen its fortunes rise and fall (and rise
again). Once viewed as a city in decline, Asbury Park benefited greatly from