I came up with this story idea after I had to travel to South Hackensack for another story. Living on the south side of Hackensack, I thought traveling to South Hackensack would take a few minutes. Instead, my GPS took me through several towns. South Hackensack is south of Hackensack, but it’s also in two other places, a byproduct of the Boroughitis that afflicted Bergen County in the early 20th century.
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