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Advertisement The people who commute into and around New York City are experiencing a harsh reality: After seven years of rapid employment growth, the city is facing multiple,potentially cripplingtransit problems. Record numbers of commuters are squeezing on to crowded trains on antiquated rail networks faltering …

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A less expensive alternative to many New York City suburbs, Hackensack is building additional housing in an effort to attract millennials. …read more Source: New York Times

Advertisement TRENTON — Philip Dunton Murphy, whose brand of pragmatic progressive politics propelled him from Democratic donor and former American ambassador to the 56th governor of New Jersey, was sworn into office on Tuesday, claiming a mandate to provide sweeping change and promising to focus …

Advertisement If Gov. Chris Christie had patted himself on the back any harder in his farewell address to New Jersey last week, he’d have needed the ministrations of a good chiropractor. But all signs suggest that New Jerseyans cannot wait to see the door slam …

Advertisement When I took over the New Jersey beat last February, I inherited a governor who was in his political twilight by almost any measurable account. Diminished by scandal, a failed presidential campaign and his endorsement of President Trump, Gov. Chris Christie ranked among the …

Advertisement As a child growing up in Bulgaria, Guenadiy Lazarov was mesmerized by great accordionists tearing off serpentine melodies over uneven Balkan rhythms, as they played for tips at weddings and parties. “The accordion was king — there was a special respect for the instrument …

Advertisement Talk to Leigh Weaver, who commutes by bus from Livingston, N.J., to Midtown Manhattan, about what getting to work used to be like, and you’ll hear the all-too-familiar grievances about grinding traffic, suffocating crowds and cranky drivers. But then, in September 2016 she learned …

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