This Week in Local Voices: Carseats, Controversy and Cooking

Here's a look at some of the most talked about blogs in the region last week.

Welcome to this week's round up of Local Voices on Patch, your hyperlocal hub for all things in your community. This week our bloggers took on controversial topics, shared recipes and more.

The most talked about blog in the region this week is Allan Fineberg's On Marriage. Find out what people are saying and join the conversation. And don't miss his next installment where he tackles the oxymoron of national politics.  

The second most talked about blog this week was by Ridgewood Patch Blogger Dan Johnson, discussing the role drivers play in pedestrian safety. 

Another popular blog, mom Jodi Ciampa shares carseat and booster seat guidelines recommendations.

In this week's film review, Christian Becker gives the movie The Five Year Engagement an A-.  

Fort Lee Film Commission Executive Director Tom Meyers gives the history of Coytesville Park

Senator Kevin O'Toole is trying to stop the NYC Commuter Tax.

Advice from Business Coach Steve Grundleger this week: "when we are in business, we should do what we do well and everything else should be sourced to someone else who can do it better, cheaper and maybe even faster."   

In financial advice this week, Financial Planner T.J. Spizzo gives a detailed explaination of what you need to know before borrowing money for college, and Financial Planner Seth Finkelstein points out pitfalls to consider before financially supporting a family member.  

In this week's edition of Legal News You Can Use, Attorney Marc Berman discusses a drunk driving case where the bar was sued. 

The North Jersey Locavores are collecting plastic containers to be re-used into different projects. 

Abma's Farm spreads the word about Seed Savers Exchange, a nonprofit that is working to save heirloom and heritage seeds from extinction. 

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Check out HulaFrog's weekend picks

Colleen O'Neill, volunteer at Wayne Animal Shelter, makes a plea for adopting a rescue animial

Last but not lease, we welcome Hoboken Patch to our weekly roundups. Check out this guacomole recipe from the Hoboken Foodie.

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