East Rutherford is a town divided in 2. North east of Route 17 is the home of the New Jersey Sports Authority which houses the stadium, IZOD Center and dreaded Xanadu Retail Project. On the other side of Route 17 is the residential section composed of working class people. Located in Southern Bergen County, NJ, most of the houses in this town were built in the 1920s, and are situated on small lots as was the trend at the time. East Rutherford is nNot to be confused with neighboring Rutherford, East Rutherford is almost like the bastard child of Rutherford. Rutherford most likely wishes that East Rutherford was still named Boiling Springs Township. All in all, East Rutherford and the surrounding towns have a rich Italian heritage and as a result have some of the best places to eat. It was also fabled that Hoffa was buried under the stadium. Unfortunately, due to many years of pollution anything north east of Route 17 (by the stadium) is contaminated, however, remediation has been ongoing in that area for many years.
Hey Vinny! Lets get in the car and go to East Rutherford to watch the game.


I didn't know there was a difference between Rutherford and East Rutherford.
by ERlite February 17, 2009
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