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New Jersey 

New Jersey is a very desirable area to live, especially for those commuting to New York, but looking to avoid living in the big city. There are many very desirable areas found throughout the area. Here are some of the top choices for living in New Jersey.

East Brunswick

One of the top choices in the area is the housing market of East Brunswick. This area has a higher than average household income around $94,000 and provides a very high rate of graduation for high school students. It's a great place for those enjoying the outdoors with Weston Mill Pond and Farrington Lake nearby. There are also plenty of great events and other attractions perfect for families to enjoy within this area.

Fair Lawn

Known as one of the top small towns in the

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School

The Perth Amboy Area is full of many school options for you to send your children. You’ll find a variety of elementary and middle school options, as well as a high school and an education center for older kids and adults. This is a glance at what the school system looks like here:

Elementary Schools

The Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School is a wonderful elementary option for your children. They believe in creating a safe, nurturing environment that encourages learning. They help your kids learn independence, learning skills, problem solving strategies, respect and a sense of responsibility.

Other elementary schools in the area include:

  • Ignacio Cruz Early Childhood Center
  • James J. Flynn Elementary
  • Edward J. Patten Elementary
  • Dr.
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Theatre

The State Theatre NJ Regional Arts Center at New Brunswick is the premier destination to enjoy performing art. Not only do they bring the best national and international performing artists to their stage but they offer educational programs and build future audiences by being the major venue for performing arts in central New Jersey. This non-profit organization is a great place to check out live music, concerts and it’s available to host your next event. Here is a look at what you can enjoy at the State Theatre NJ.

About

The State Theatre NJ opened in 1921 as a silent film palace but has since been renovated to today’s premier venue for entertainment in the area. It’s been given credit for New Brunswick’s return to a vibrant economy. They offer

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Dog on a beach

One of the best parts about going to the beach is taking your pets with you. Many beaches don't allow pets but there are designated beaches that allow dogs. Dogs love the beach because they can run free, hang with other dogs and enjoy the cool water. Dogs feel a little bit of heaven while at the beach, so get ready to get those paws sandy at these top dog beaches in Jersey where they can run, swim and play.

Longport Dog Beach – Ocean Drive and Somers Point Longport Boulevard, Somers Point, NJ

You can take your dogs to Longport Dog Beach for their off leash enjoyment all year round. They don't require tags or permits but you do need to bring your own water and waste disposal items. It's located at the base of the Ocean Drive Bridge across from

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Books

There are quite a few options for colleges in the New Jersey area. The most well-known college is the highly prestigious Princeton. Aside from Princeton looking at the top 15 in the state, you’ll find schools like The College of New Jersey, Drew University and Georgian Court University. Here is a look at the top schools in the area varying from public to private options, large and small colleges as well as Catholic and women’s institutions.

Princeton University – Princeton, NJ

The most prestigious college in New Jersey is Princeton, a member of the Ivy League. It’s one of the top universities in the entire country and it is a private, comprehensive university. There are around 7,330 students, most of whom needed a 4.0 GPA to get in.

They

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Restaurant

Piscataway is a great area for those looking for something delicious to eat. You’ll find delis that offer gourmet catering, healthy and gourmet pizza, Spanish cuisine and more. Whether you’re looking for the perfect place to go on date night, a place to take the whole family or somewhere to get together with a group, Piscataway is the place to go. Here are the best restaurants in the area to check out.

Spain Inn – 1707 West 7th Street

If you’re looking for international cuisine, check out the Spain Inn on 7th Street. The Spain Inn Restaurant is located in the heart of Central New Jersey where you’ll find a mix of a modern and casual atmosphere mixed with old world charm and classic flavors.

The prices are great and the flavors come straight

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Theatre

The Circle Players is a very unique attraction. It's an intimate space that has provided those in New Jersey with plenty of great shows over the years. If you love the theater, you will love this attraction.

History

The Circle Players were started in 1951 when a group of employees from Merck & Company decides to perform three one act plays. They originally named themselves the Merck Circle Players and performed their first full season in 1952.

They made the First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge recreation hall their home in 1955 and moved to the former grange hall in Piscataway 16 years later. Even through moves, challenges and setbacks, the Circle Players have remained the same and have provided great theater for more than 60 years in

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Ice Skating

Ice Skating is a very popular activity during the winter. There are many places to go to enjoy ice skating around the Central New Jersey area. Here are a few of the top choices.

Warinanco Ice Skating Center - Thompson Avenue, Roselle, NJ - Warinaco Park

This ice skating rink is one of the top choices in the Roselle area and offers discount cars, group rates, open ice time, hockey clinics and ice skating lessons. It has been around for more than 50 years and provides plenty of fun for families. The rink is open from 12:30pm to 2:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10am to 12pm on Wednesdays, from 10am to 10pm on Fridays, from 10:30am to 10:30pm on Saturdays and from 1pm to 10pm on Sundays.

Bridgewater Sports Arena Ice Skating Rink - 1425

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Middlesex County NJ - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougtone/10485201534

Middlesex County is a beautiful area with plenty of things to do throughout. Whether for children, adults or the entire family, there are a number of great things to enjoy throughout the area. Here's a look at some of the top activities found in Middlesex County.

Applegarth Golf Center - 254 Applegarth Road, Monroe Township

This golf center in the Monroe community is perfect for those looking to work on their swing or just have a little fun. It's a great place to relax, take lessons and enjoy all types of golfing fun. They are open seven days a week, from sun-up to sun-down.

The Stone Museum - 608 Spotswood-Englishtown Road, Monroe Township

This interesting spot is perfect for those enjoying geology. It's a place to experience hands on

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