2019 Free Summer Concerts

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It’s that time of year again.  Summer is here and with it are the 2019 free summer concerts.  Here is a lineup of 2019 free summer concerts for you – Bergen County Bergen County has an amazing assortment of summer activities.  This is titled Music & Movies in the Park with concerts held at Wortendyke Barn Museum (Music in the Barn) in Park Ridge, Overpeck Park Amphitheater in Leonia (Terrific…

Bergen County Real Estate – A First Quarter Report

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Bergen County real estate is important.  This is the largest county in New Jersey with 948,000+ people and we are one of the most affluent counties in the US.  What happens here influences everyone in the NYC metropolitan area.  The Bergen County housing market reflects the Tri-State economy and outlook.  So let’s take a look at our first quarter real estate market. Home Prices Are Moderately Higher Comparing the 1st…

New Jersey Smoke Detector Requirements Changed This Year

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New Jersey smoke detector requirements changed this year and it’s a good thing.  I’m writing this blog article because almost everyone I’ve bumped into knows nothing about this. The Scope of Things Smoke detectors are not required to be wired in to homes built before 1977.  Doing a quick search in the New Jersey MLS, you find that around 65% of all single family homes on the market were built…

Say Ladies! New Milford Has Got A Women’s Softball League!

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One of the really terrific advantages of living in any Bergen County town are the varied activities available to you.  From infants to senior citizens it seems that there’s something going on every week.  Now that Major League Baseball has begun and Little League is about to get underway, it’s natural to look forward to afternoons at the ball park enjoying our National Pastime with a hot dog and a soda. Unfortunately for adult…

Bergen County St Patrick’s Day Parade

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Get ready to wear green because it’s time for the Bergen County St Patrick’s Day Parade!  It’s the 38th year this popular parade is being held in, of course, Bergenfield.  The parade will begin at 2 pm and end at 4 pm or there about.  An annual tradition, it brings out thousands of people rain or shine every year and this Sunday will be no different. The 2019 Grand Marshal…

Bergen County Players Veronica’s Room

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Bergen County Players presents Veronica’s Room starting this weekend.  It is a play written by Ira Levin that opens this Saturday night, February 16th, with an 8 pm curtain.  Performances run through March 9th on weekends.  Tickets are priced at $21 for Fridays and Saturdays.  Sundays are $17. Ira Levin Ira Levin is a novelist and a playwright.  Because his novels were so well received and filled with suspense, many…

Lead In Drinking Water In Bergen County

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Lead in drinking water in Bergen County and northern Hudson County has been found by Suez Water.  Because I’ve been asked about this lately, I thought writing an article would be helpful. Suez Water Suez Water is the water utility company servicing almost all of Bergen County and northern Hudson County.  On January 16th they published their findings in an article on their website and at a public press conference.  They tested…

Cool Things For Kids in January

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There are cool things for kids in January happening in Bergen County.  You might think that because the holidays are behind us, there isn’t much available.  There is most definitely! The Wizard of Oz This is the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. It is considered to be one of the greatest films ever made and it’s also one of the most beloved.  To celebrate it’s anniversary, there are…