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A List of Reasons Why People Love Living in Howell

Lots of love for the schools, the Manasquan Reservoir and some fast food restaurants.

On Monday we asked Howell Patch Facebook readers to comment on "Howell is a better place because of...(what would you say?)"

And they had a lot to say! Here are their responses. 
  • The schools and teachers!! The teachers at Taunton are amazing!! -- Alison Kuhn-Bertin
  • The Manasquan Reservoir : ) -- Shannon Rose Ryan Six
  • Because it's not Brick or Toms River. -- Doug Fine

  • The police dept. -- Bill Shaffer

  • We're moving from Toms River to Howell for the schools -- Jennifer Askins-Hager
  • The teachers! -- Sofia Bardis Kaklamanis

  • Schools are wonderful:) -- Virginia Shaw Foran

  • WENDY'S, HANDS DOWN. -- Carlos Hamilton

  • Chic fil a cow guy -- Brie Scolaro

  • Hot Dogs -- Pete McKelvey

  • The schools. Best move we ever made and we'll be staying until the little one is out of school. -- Erin Schwendemann
  • Me -- Sue Lynn

  • Long John Silver/KFC -- Johnny Hurst

  • The people. -- Charles Rakita

  • The amazing pets. Woof! -- Faithful Companions Pet Sitting of Howell

  • The Cabin! -- Lisa Orandello

  • Manasquan Reservoir walking trails -- Elyse Rosenberg McMahon

  • White Castle -- Richard Donato
  • The schools, and having shopping centers so close! -- Christine Schaf Braendly

  • The school system. -- Sarah Rizzi-Stark

  • The schools -- Yolanda Tapia
What's at the top of your list? Post in the comment box below. 
madeleine828 January 14, 2014 at 08:31 PM
I can't believe no one said proximity to the beaches - 15 minutes to the beaches, 25 minutes the other way to Great Adventure. Add the great school system and you have an awesome place to raise your kids. Forget White Castle and the other fast food. That you can get anywhere.
TuesdaySunshine January 15, 2014 at 04:10 AM
Jolly
Grace Trezza Abramov January 15, 2014 at 12:51 PM
WHEN I MOVED HERE NONE OF THE ABOVE REASON WERE HERE..IT WAS QUIET, NO TRAFFIC, TAXES WERE REASONABLE..NOW FOR ALL THE ABOVE COMMENTS IS WHY I'D LIKE TO MOVE.
s January 20, 2014 at 06:47 AM
I see your point Grace, but still love it here! More bang for your buck...can't beat the school system, main reason we moved here.

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