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  • Alpine

    Alpine

    Living in Alpine, NJ This small elite community is located just 15 miles northwest of midtown Manhattan with a population of less than 2,500 people. It was voted the 15th…

  • Nanuet

    Nanuet

    Nanuet is a hamlet in the town in Clarkstown north of Pearl River and east of Spring Valley. Known for its many shopping opportunities, it also has several nice entertainment…

  • Blauvelt

    Blauvelt

    Blauvelt is a hamlet located north of Tappan and south of Central Nyack in the top rated school district of South Orangetown Schools. Blauvelt is rich in history and home…

  • New City

    New City

    New City, which is bordered by Bardonia and Nanuet in the town of Clarkstown, is one of the most populous hamlets in New York State and is experiencing rapid development.…

  • Blooming Grove

    Blooming Grove

    Living in Blooming Grove, NY Formed in 1799, Blooming Grove is a mix of suburban neighborhoods, villages, and farmland. The town has quite a pastoral quality to it, boasting picturesque…

  • Newburgh

    Newburgh

    Living in Newburgh, NY Once the headquarters of the Continental Army and later the first city in the United States to be powered by electricity, Newburgh today is a modern,…

  • Chester

    Chester

    Living in Chester, NY The birthplace of Philadelphia-style cream cheese, Chester was formed in 1845 with an economy based on dairy products. Today, this historic, pastoral town has an active…

  • Northvale

    Northvale

    Living In Northvale, NJ Located in the northeastern section of Bergen County, Northvale borders Rockland County, NY, Rockleigh, Old Tappan and Norwood. In 1876, Ambrose Giraudat, one of the first…

  • Chestnut Ridge

    Chestnut Ridge

    Chestnut Ridge is a village in the Town of Ramapo located north of the state of New Jersey, east of Monsey, south of Spring Valley and west of Nanuet. Chestnut…

  • Norwood

    Norwood

    Living In Norwood, NJ The borough of Norwood was incorporated in 1905 after succeeding from Harrington Township. Henry Essig, Jr. was the first Mayor of Norwood. The name Norwood originated…

  • Cliffside Park

    Cliffside Park

    Living in Cliffside Park, NJ Located right on the Hudson Palisades, Cliffside Park offers both convenient access to New York City as well as beautiful views of the skyline. SEE…

  • Nyack

    Nyack

    Nyack is a bustling river town village in Orangetown and Clarkstown featuring a multitude of indoor and outdoor entertainment and food options with a vibrant west-village downtown feel. Beautiful Nyack…

  • Closter

    Closter

    Living in Closter, NJ Closter is a historical borough originally settled by Dutch families in the early 1700’s. This is evidenced by the Naugle/Auryansen Cemetery which documents burials that date…

  • Old Tappan

    Old Tappan

    Living In Old Tappan, NJ Old Tappan originally belonged to the Lenni Lenape Indians. New settlers purchased land from the tribe which was much later incorporated, in October 1894. Isaiah…

  • Cornwall

    Cornwall

    Living in Cornwall, NY Named for its fertile land and river meadows similar to that of Cornwall, England, Cornwall was originally a summer resort because of its river and mountain…

  • Orangeburg

    Orangeburg

    The hamlet of Orangeburg lies east of Pearl River and west of Piermont in Orangetown.  Living in Orangeburg brings you the best school district, South Orangetown Schools, and close proximity…

  • Cresskill

    Cresskill

    Living in Cresskill, NJ Camp Merritt, originally camp Tenafly, was named after Major General Wesley Merritt. Over one million soldiers passed through the camp as it was known as the…

  • Palisades Park

    Palisades Park

    Living in Palisades Park, NJ Located just minutes from the George Washington Bridge, Palisades Park offers convenient access to New York City. Palisades Park is quickly growing and features a…

  • Demarest

    Demarest

    Living in Demarest, NJ Demarest is a small town Bergen County community less than 10 miles from Manhattan. Demarest is a quiet town with no industry, featured in The New…

  • Palisades

    Palisades

    Palisades is a hamlet in the Town of Orangetown located north of Rockleigh and Alpine, New Jersey, east of Tappan, south of Sparkill and west of the Hudson River. Palisades…

  • Edgewater

    Edgewater

    Living in Edgewater, NJ Located right on the Hudson River, Edgewater is rich in both its history and views of the New York City skyline. Starting as one of the…

  • Pearl River

    Pearl River

    Pearl River is located in Orangetown, south of Nanuet and west of Blauvelt. Billed “The Town of Friendly People” by its denizens, Pearl River is a hamlet near the New…

  • Emerson

    Emerson

    Living in Emerson, NJ Known as the gateway to the Pascack Valley region of Bergen County, Emerson was formerly occupied by the Lenape Indians, or at least it is known…

  • Piermont

    Piermont

    Piermont is a village on the west bank of the Hudson River in Orangetown. Some refer to this quaint little town as “Hollywood on the Hudson.” Again, Piermont shares in…

  • Englewood

    Englewood

    Living In Englewood, NJ Just minutes outside NYC you will find Englewood, the first English speaking settlement in New Jersey, after the annexation of New Netherland from England in 1664.…

  • Ridgewood

    Ridgewood

    Living in Ridgewood, NJ Started in 1700 by European settler Johannes Vam Emburgh, Ridgewood is now a growing commuter town in Bergen County with convenient access to New York City.…

  • Englewood Cliffs

    Englewood Cliffs

    Living in Englewood Cliffs, NJ This breath taking affluent community is home to single-family residences, CNBC headquarters, North American headquarters of LG Corp., American headquarters of Unilever, and home of…

  • River Vale

    River Vale

    Living In River Vale, NJ Voted the 29th best place to live, in 2007, by CNN/Money magazine, River Vale is known as the “Garden Spot” of the Pascack Valley. River…

  • Fort Lee

    Fort Lee

    Living in Fort Lee, NJ Fort Lee was named for General Charles Lee after the area was used as a defensive point in the Revolutionary War. Often called “New York…

  • Rockleigh

    Rockleigh

    Living In Rockleigh, NJ Rockleigh, New Jersey is ranked number 13 by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as one of the best places to live. This small rural community is home…

  • Goshen

    Goshen

    Living in Goshen, NY Sharing a name with the Biblical place for the land of plenty, Goshen is a charming town tucked away in Orange County, exuding a pastoral quality…

  • Sparkill

    Sparkill

    Sparkill, formerly known as Tappan Sloat, is a hamlet in the Town of Orangetown, located north of Palisades, east of Tappan, south of Piermont and west of the Hudson River.…

  • Grand View

    Grand View

    Grand View-on-Hudson (or Grand View) is a village in Rockland County located north of Piermont, east of Orangeburg, south of South Nyack and west of the Hudson River. Grand View…

  • Suffern

    Suffern

    Suffern is a village in the Town of Ramapo, located north of the State of New Jersey, east of Hillburn, south of Montebello and west of Airmont. The village of…

  • Greenwood Lake

    Greenwood Lake

    Living in Greenwood Lake, NY Originally a farming community and home to New York’s largest freshwater lake, Greenwood Lake was settled in 1689 by Dutch immigrants. Today, Greenwood Lake is…

  • Tappan

    Tappan

    Tappan is located in Orangetown, east of Pearl River and West of Sparkill and was the first official Dutch settlement in the area that would become Rockland County. The hamlet…

  • Harrington Park

    Harrington Park

    Living In Harrington Park, NJ Harrington Park’s name is derived from one of the earlier settling families by the name of Haring. It is a much sought after quiet home…

  • Tenafly

    Tenafly

    Living in Tenafly, NJ If you are looking for a fabulous town, rich in culture and diversity, look no further than Tenafly New Jersey, a small borough in Northern Bergen…

  • Haverstraw

    Haverstraw

    Haverstraw is a village in the town of Haverstraw, north of Congers and east of Garnerville. Known for its brick-making history (which can be revisited at the historic Bricktown Inn),…

  • Tuxedo

    Tuxedo

    Living in Tuxedo, NY Named after the Lenape word Tucseto, meaning “place of the bear” or “clear flowing water,” Tuxedo was settled by European-American colonists as early as the 1700s.…

  • Haworth

    Haworth

    Living In Haworth, NJ Haworth was named by railroad financier and author, John S. Sauzade in tribute to the English hometown of the Bronte sisters, whose novels he admired. In…

  • Upper Saddle River

    Upper Saddle River

    Living in Upper Saddle River, NJ Upper Saddle River was settled by Dutch settlers in the 18th century. It gained it’s status as a borough in 1894, but the land…

  • Highland Mills

    Highland Mills

    Living in Highland Mills, NY Covered in lush trees and greenery, Highland Mills is a favorite among New York City professionals because of its easy transportation options. This quiet Orange…

  • Valley Cottage

    Valley Cottage

    The hamlet of Valley Cottage is located in the Town of Clarkstown, north of West Nyack and east of New City. The most popular destination in Valley Cottage is Rockland…

  • Leonia

    Leonia

    Living in Leonia, NJ Settled in 1668 mainly by Dutch and English farmers, Leonia is one of the oldest communities in Bergen County and New Jersey. This town is rich…

  • Warwick

    Warwick

    Living in Warwick, NY Dating back to 1788, Warwick can trace its roots all the way back to the Revolutionary War, where it served as a Continental Army encampment. George…

  • Monroe

    Monroe

    Living in Monroe, NY The birthplace of Velveeta cheese, Monroe is a quiet, small town in Orange County. This town is just a stone’s throw from New York City, and…

  • Washingtonville

    Washingtonville

    Living in Washingtonville, NY First settled in 1731, Washingtonville rapidly flourished from a trading post to a tannery, grist, and plaster mill locale to a railroad stop along the Western…

  • Montgomery

    Montgomery

    Living in Montgomery, NY Known as the “Transportation Hub of the Northeast,” Montgomery once sat at the railroad junction of New York, New Haven, and Hartford.  This historic town can…

  • Westwood

    Westwood

    Living In Westwood, NJ Known as the “Hub of Pascack Valley,” Westwood development began back in 1780 when Isaac Bogert purchased a track of 500 acres. He then started development…