Archive for New Jersey

Just How Busy Is Penn Station?

This interactive video shows the amount of train traffic into Penn Station during a 40-minute span during rush hour. Now you know why the planned reduction of tracks due to long overdue maintenance work will create a transit nightmare.

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2017 New Jersey Memorial Day Events

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How President Trump’s Proposed Budget Hurts New Jersey

And it does in a big way. To review the effects of his proposed budget, please read here and here and here.

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2017 New Jersey Governor’s Race

With so many people focused on the doings in Washington, some may have overlooked the fact that New Jersey has an election for governor this November 7. To start looking at the candidates and the issues, please peruse: Your guide (so far) to the 2017 N.J. governor’s race (NJ.com); New Jersey gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2017 (Ballotpedia); and 2017 Election Information (NJ Department of State). As the primaries are held on June 6 (see the timeline), more information will be forthcoming.

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2017 Best High Schools in New Jersey and Elsewhere

The 2017 high school survey from US News & World Report has just been issued; you’ll find Jersey City’s results here. More than 28,000 high schools were examined for this annual iteration.

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Happy Earth Day from New Jersey!

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Photos of New Jersey from Back in the Day

Please look at this “Vintage Photos” site from the Star Ledger; some of the photos in these topically-themed collections date back to the 19th century.

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