Monday, July 11, 2005

Philly ‘Burb in Jersey is Best Place to Live

I’m glad that the other Jersey towns that made the list (Chatham, Princeton and Hackettstown) are no where near the Jersey Shore. The last thing this area needs, if you are a potential house buyer, is positive press touting how “wonderful” the Shore is.

[MOORESTOWN, N.J. -- In this tree-lined suburb of Philadelphia, the schools are considered top-notch, police dutifully caution motorists who don't yield to pedestrians and, each winter, they make a big deal out of something called Random Acts of Kindness Week.

If you think that makes Moorestown sound idyllic, you're not alone. In an issue being sent to subscribers this week, Money magazine proclaims it the nation's best place to live.

Money looked at towns with at least 14,000 people and crunched the numbers on population, property value, school quality, recreation, safety and other factors. Magazine reporters were dispatched to the 12 top towns to decide which had the most community spirit.]

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