Hawthorne is a small community in Passaic County with a close proximity to New York City. It is a commuter town with both a train to Hoboken and New Jersey transit bus to NYC. It is home to approximately 18,000 residents and is still far enough away from NYC to have that warm small town feel where people are friendly and care about each other.
The schools in this town provide a safe and vibrant learning environment with a broad curriculum. This community offers a multiplex movie theatre, a municipal pool, tennis courts, and a wide range of recreational programs. Hawthorne is also home to several dance schools, a gymnastics academy, and the Hawthorne Bys and Girls Club. Hawthorne is also the home of many different faith based churches. If you are looking for a small town feel where everyone cares for one another; yet the luxury of being so close to the city, then Hawthorne is the perfect town for you.
North Haledon is a community located in Passaic County. It is currently home to 8,360 residents. The schools in this town are rated 7 out of 10 on the GreatSchools website.
North Haledon has a very low crime rate being listed number 167 on safest towns. There are shopping centers, grocery stores, parks, library, and more all in the comfort of your town or within 1 mile of it. It has many diverse houses of worship for all beliefs. North Haledon is in very close proximity to William Paterson University for any college students commuting. There are also NJ Transit buses that run throughout the day that also help commuters. If you are looking for a great small town with a lot to do, North Haledon is the perfect town for you.
Midland Park is a small community located in Bergen County. It is home to approximately 7,128 residents. The Borough of Midland Park, through its Recreation Department offers many year round recreational opportunities for both children and adults.
It has a beautiful shopping center with a Kings supermarket, CVS, and a day spa/gym. In this small community you can enjoy plenty of sports at their baseball fields, basketball courts, soccer fields, and football fields. There are many diverse places of worship throughout the community for anyone to enjoy. Midland Park is a great town to live in if you're looking for a small, warm neighborhood.
Wyckoff is a town located in Northwest Bergen County. It is home to 16,696 residents currently. Wyckoff is home to a local farm and petting zoo called Abma's Farm. You can get fresh home grown produce and have family fun throughout the year there.
There are many elementary schools throughout the town as well as middle schools. Teens can chose either Indian Hills High School located in Oakland or Ramapo High School located in Wyckoff to attend for grades 9-12. There is a shopping center located in the center of the town on Franklin Avenue with a variety of choices such as Starbucks, nail salons, bagel stores, Marshall's, restaurants and much more. Wyckoff is also home to the Christian Health Care Center for Senior citizens located on Sicomac Avenue. This is a wonderful town to live in with activities for its residents of all ages.