Work starts to replace aging Route 46 bridge, accident-plagued Little Ferry Circle

Work starts to replace aging Route 46 bridge, accident-plagued Little Ferry Circle

This is a traffic circle near my house. There is a movement afoot to rid the world of traffic circles, mostly because people don’t know how to drive on them. Here’s the right way: Yield to circle traffic before entering, signal only when you want to get off. The end. They’re actually a decent way of slowing down traffic. Just confusing. Full story: http://nj-ne.ws/xwblK

A town divided: Boroughitis leaves South Hackensack split

A town divided: Boroughitis leaves South Hackensack split

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.

Full story: nj-ne.ws/uEZJJ