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09-18-2009, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Jester View Post
Well, even independent of taxation, there are lots of compelling reasons to live in south jersey if you're playing for the Flyers (or the other teams for that matter). Between suburban environment, to school districts...you're not going to want to live in Center City most likely if you're 30 and raising kids with that kind of $$$. 20-something with no kids, it makes a lot of sense to live in the city.

I know Recchi and Leclair were living out on the main line when they were here for the school districts.

Obviously for the Flyers, they have the added bonus of smaller commute to and from practice.
I agree with all that... BUT, I thought Recchi was living in Haddonfield -- almost 100% certain -- and that's where he was planning on retiring at... had things been different and he stayed in O&B. Maybe he was living in the ML at some point.

Even with the school districts, that is a long commute for practices... The schools could be THAT much better could they?

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