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Expert Tips on Small Moves in NYC

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New York City is the global dream for many travelers. Even those with permanent residences in the city cannot imagine staying in another place. Until they need to move apartments and the bubble bursts, that is. It’s not always as easy as it may seem to pull off a small move in NYC without any help. But, if you use a moving company on your next move and follow these expert tips, your small move will be a breeze, even in the city that never sleeps.

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Census Bureau Data: Escape From New York

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New York NY, if you define insanity as repeating the same actions and expecting different outcomes, then New York politicians appear to be candidates for an asylum.

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Great Deals On NJ TRANSIT Travel For The Christmas Holiday Season

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Ridgewood NJ, whether it’s over the river or through the woods, leave the transportation to NJ TRANSIT this holiday season! Bring along family and friends for great deals and discounts. This holiday season sees the return of the popular “Bring a Friend” and “City Pass” promotions, and NJ TRANSIT will also be offering its family SuperSaver throughout the entire month of December, allowing up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult. Full details on all promotions and holiday travel destinations are available at njtransit.com/holiday.

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Charges Filed in NYC Stabbing Death of St. Joseph Regional Student

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Montvale NJ, early on Thanksgiving morning, a 17-year-old student from St. Joseph Regional High School lost his life in a fatal stabbing incident at the location of a Tribeca ax-throwing establishment, as reported by police and sources on Friday. Additionally, a 19-year-old man sustained stab wounds to the torso but was reported to be in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital.

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Over $1 trillion in Assets Have Fled Wall Street and the West Coast for the Sunny Low Tax South

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New York NY, the relocation of a small portion of the American financial industry from New York and California to the US South has been measured anecdotally, often one office at a time, over the past few years. Elliott Management decamped for West Palm Beach. AllianceBernstein to Nashville. Charles Schwab landed in suburban Dallas. But now, there are hard and ugly numbers quantifying the scope of this nascent exodus. Bloomberg has calculated that both New York and California have in the past three years lost firms that managed close to $1 trillion in assets . The departures from the Northeast and West Coast have meant the loss of thousands of high-paying jobs, straining city and state finances by sapping tax revenue. Commercial property markets also have lost valuable tenants just as they’ve been struggling with the new realities of hybrid work. Yes, New York City area remains the most powerful center for asset management. But in the South, the new arrivals are fueling a boom.

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Transportation: What Changes Can We Expect In The Future of NYC?

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The police department reported 269 fatalities in 2020 and 288 in 2021, making it the deadliest period in at least ten years. More than 2,000 individuals, or 250 on average per year, have been killed in car crashes since de Blasio entered office in 2014.

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Making your Way Round The Tri-State Area

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The Tri-State Area, comprising New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, is home to over 23 million people. And you can make the most of your time here, with a little bit of planning.

Start by getting to know the area. The three states are quite different from each other, so it’s important to spend some time learning about all of them. New York City is, of course, the most famous part of the state, but upstate New York has a lot to offer as well. New Jersey is home to the Jersey Shore, as well as many urban areas like Newark and Trenton. And Connecticut is known for its picturesque towns and countryside – perfect for a weekend getaway.

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NY Governor Hochul Understands the Need for Police Safety

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By Michael Letts

Near the end of January this year, three New York City police officers responded to a domestic dispute call in Harlem. The caller hadn’t mentioned any weapons being involved. The police met with a woman and her son in their apartment. The woman said she had been arguing with another son, Lashawn McNeil, who was in a back room.

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New York City to Lift Vaccine and Mask Mandates

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New York NY, New York City will lift its vaccine and mask mandates for indoor businesses, dining and events in the coming days.

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Reasons why you should leave NYC and settle down in New Jersey

Reasons why you should leave NYC and settle down in New Jersey

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If tired of fast city life, dirty streets, and constantly worrying about money while living in NYC, you might want to consider moving to a more stressful environment. However, saying goodbye to Big Apple is hard because even though the city takes everything from you, it makes you feel more alive than living in any other place. Thus, if struggling to leave the perks of the Empire State, explore the neighboring options with easy commutes, like New Jersey. Once you discover reasons why you should leave NYC and settle down in New Jersey, you’ll ask yourself why didn’t move to Garden State sooner.

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COVID Pandemic Has Led to Significant Changes in Housing Affordability

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Ridgewood NJ, one of the overlooked consequences of the pandemic is some very significant changes in housing affordability . According to a new study from Zumper, a real-estate rental trends blog , the pandemic, social unrest , draconian lockdowns and remote work technologies caused a significant number of people to move out of expensive, urban markets . This migration dramatically changed the picture for American renters and housing affordability in 2021 ( https://www.zumper.com/blog/how-2020-changed-housing-affordability/#full-data ).

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NY Waterway Adds More Weekend Service

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Hoboken NJ, Starting Friday, February  26th NY Waterway has added additional departures on Friday and Saturday night from Port Imperial/Weehawken & Hoboken 14th St to Midtown/West 39th Street , Hours have been extended to 9:30pm clicking here.

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NY WATERWAY ADDS FOUR MORE FERRY ROUTES AS IT CONTINUES EMPHASIS ON CUSTOMER HEALTH AND SAFETY

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Weehawken NJ,  July 1 – As more New Jersey commuters return to work in New York City, NY Waterway is restoring modified service on four additional ferry routes starting Monday, July 6, Founder & President Arthur E. Imperatore announced today.

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In a Blow to Tourism a Travel Advisory Imposes A Quarantine For 14 Days to All Individuals Traveling From States With “Significant Spread of COVID-19”

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont today announced a joint incoming travel advisory that all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state.
This quarantine – effective midnight tonight – applies to any person arriving from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.

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