The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

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Articles from November 8, 2016

Arriaza Helps Put Lakeland in Final
MAHWAH - Kenny Arriaza waited a long time to score his first high school goal. But Lakeland's senior striker picked an extremely opportune moment to break through.In what could have been his last game but instead turned out to be his best game, Arriaza...
As Long as He's Here So Is Granny's
Maury Lubman's business, Granny's Attic in Ho-Ho-Kus, may be part of a dying breed, but he intends to keep it alive as long as possible.This week, he is celebrating his 50 years in business as the proprietor of Granny's Attic, a one-of-a-kind enterprise...
At Bridge Where Sister Was Run Down, Man Gets His Guardrails
Although he's a professional chauffeur, Robert Popp has seldom driven on the Route 46 bridge that links his native Ridgefield Park to Little Ferry over the Hackensack River."Maybe 10 times in the last 47 years," he said Monday.Popp's count did not include...
Benched Linemen Were Late
Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson were benched for the first quarter of Sunday's loss to the Dolphins because they were late for a team meeting last week, according to multiple reports.But coach Todd Bowles, a day after...
Big Blue without Lg Pugh
The pain was surging through Bobby Hart's right knee and suddenly, it was as if the MetLife Stadium crowd in excess of 80,000 had fallen silent.Hart got up from a pile following a running play and, as he began to hop around on one leg in the general...
Building a Winner
NEW YORKThe plates have been cleared, the glasses emptied, and Tom Coughlin is readying his signature purposeful stride for the door."I have a job, you know," he quips, eyeing the NFL offices around the corner. But he stops - hours after ordering lunch...
Cardinal for Newark
THE ARCHDIOCESE of Newark is about to be led by a cardinal. While that high church rank will bring added attention to the archdiocese, we are hopeful that Joseph W. Tobin, who will be elevated to cardinal this month and installed as archbishop of Newark...
Christie Again Denies Gwb Knowledge
With two of his former aides now guilty of using the George Washington Bridge in a political payback plot, Governor Christie turned to a national audience Monday to again profess his lack of knowledge about the scheme and insist the lane-closures were...
Clock's Now Ticking for Cespedes, Walker
It would be easy for Mets personnel to have a feeling of deja vu with free agency beginning today.The team's top outfielder and its second baseman were free agents last winter, and it's possible Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker will wear that label again...
Closings Key on Witness Credibility
PATERSON -- Lawyers for the three men charged in connection with the shooting death of 12-year-old Genesis Rincon in the summer of 2014 delivered closing statements in state Superior Court on Monday morning, one of them calling the prosecutor's case...
Cognizant Bribe Probe Spurs More Changes
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, the international business- to-business technology services giant based in Teaneck, said its previously disclosed internal investigation into possible violations of a U.S. law against bribing foreign officials has...
Cole Porter, a Jazz Artist at His Core
Cole Porter hobnobbed with the wealthy and famous, summered in Paris and Venice, went yachting in the Mediterranean, and pretty much lived the life of Riley for the 40 years that he remained America's most famous songwriter.He couldn't have been further...
Decision Day
PHILADELPHIA -- Hillary Clinton hasn't appeared at a campaign event in the Garden State since July, but she leaned on two of New Jersey's most beloved residents Monday night to help her get out the vote in an eleventh-hour rally in the crucial swing...
Decision Day
PHILADELPHIA -- Hillary Clinton hasn't appeared at a campaign event in the Garden State since July, but she leaned on two of New Jersey's most beloved residents Monday night to help her get out the vote in an eleventh-hour rally in the crucial swing...
Del Fitzpatrick's Injury Clouds the QB Picture
Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a sprained left knee in Sunday's loss to the Dolphins, coach Todd Bowles confirmed Monday.Bowles still would like to start Fitzpatrick on Sunday, when the Jets host the Rams, but the quarterback's status is...
Devils Not Worried about Road to Playoffs Yet
Teams worry about themselves and can't get caught up eyeing what sort of pace the opponents are keeping, particularly this early in the NHL season.Still, a glance at today's NHL standings can be read two ways for the Devils, seeking their first playoff...
Devils Trying to Build off 1st Road Win
The Devils will find out tonight if they can indeed carry over their last performance and improve upon it. Because if there was one constant theme out of their dressing room following Sunday's 4-1 win at Carolina - their first road victory of the season...
Female Athlete of the Week: Taylor Porcello of Emerson
There might have been a Frosty or two polished off when Taylor Porcello and the Emerson soccer team piled into Wendy's to celebrate their North 1, Group 1 quarterfinal victory over New Milford on Thursday."We get excited, so we all just go together,"...
Firefighter Dies after Fall at Firehouse
A 79-year-old West Milford volunteer firefighter died after a fall from a ladder at a township firehouse on Sunday, police said.Alfred A. "Fred" Stewart fell from the ladder at Fire Company 6 on Ridge Road and was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident, which...
Fitzpatrick's Injury Clouds the QB Picture
Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a sprained left knee in Sunday's loss to the Dolphins, coach Todd Bowles confirmed Monday.Bowles still would like to start Fitzpatrick on Sunday, when the Jets host the Rams, but the quarterback's status is...
Group 4 Football Playoff Capsules
North 1, Group 4No. 8 Roxbury (4-4) at No. 1 Wayne Hills (8-1), Friday, 7 p.m.Story line: The Gaels presented the Patriots with one of their most challenging games on Sept. 16. Wayne Hills led, 21-7, before Roxbury rattled off 28 unanswered points to...
Hermits Emerging?
Jim Portela said it will take a "Herculean effort" to knock off one of North Jersey's Big Five.The former Red Bank Catholic coach would know better than anyone. Portela coached the Caseys in 2014 when they shocked St. Joseph, 44- 14, in the Non-Public...
Horse Racing Leaders OK Purse Subsidy Deal
The leaders of the state's thoroughbred and standardbred horse racing industries announced an agreement on Monday -- on the eve of today's North Jersey casinos vote -- that could raise the quality of racing in the state as well as help balance the industry's...
Ih's Crandall Promoted
Longtime coach Pete Crandall has been hired to lead the Indian Hills boys basketball team after guiding the junior varsity last season.Crandall, 61, is an Emerson resident and multisport coach who has earned more than 900 career varsity victories in...
In Newark Archbishop, a Turn to Moderation
The Roman Catholic spiritual leader who was picked by the Vatican to lead the Archdiocese of Newark is a friend of Pope Francis and embodies many of the pontiff's values, a pastoral minister said on Monday in talking about ushering in spirit of "joy...
Judge Won't Bar Oath Keepers from Watching Polls
NEWARK -- State Democrats offered no evidence that a group listed by Homeland Security as among militia extremists planned to intimidate minority voters on Election Day, a federal judge ruled Monday.The New Jersey Democratic State Committee had sought...
Male Athlete of the Week: Brendan Devera of Wayne Hills
In the game in which Brendan DeVera broke the Wayne Hills record for touchdown passes in a season, he says his most memorable play will always be a touchdown-saving tackle."The quarterback threw a screen out to the receiver and he took it inside," DeVera...
Mayor Reportedly Abused Overtime
PATERSON -- An NBC News report Monday night said Mayor Joey Torres directed city public works employees to do personal tasks for him months after he came under the spotlight of a state Attorney General's Office investigation involving similar allegations.Documents...
Official Who Fought to Keep Porn out of Passaic Dies at 91
Herbert Sorkin, who railed against pornographic businesses during 22 years on the Passaic City Council, died Saturday at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center. He was 91."It's not only the morality of it," Mr. Sorkin once remarked at a public hearing....
Paterson Students Square Off
PATERSON -- At first, the audience seemed stunned by the intense demeanor and fervent gestures of the classmate speaking at the front of the room. Then the giggling set in.Miguel Ruiz not only was trying to gesture like Donald Trump, the Republican presidential...
Persistence Paid for Ex-Men at Work Frontman
Musicians often say they wouldn't mind playing before 50 people or 50,000. But, unlike Colin Hay, many haven't experienced such career tumult."When I first started to go on the road by myself I often played for a few people, and they would look at me...
Police Layoffs Taking Deadly Toll?
PATERSON -- In the five years since 125 police officers were laid off, the city has seen a larger spike in homicides than during any equivalent period of time in almost three decades.From 2011 through 2015, there were 103 homicides in the city, according...
The Day Eli Manning Became a Giant
Ernie Accorsi knows football. He knows quarterbacks. And he knows pedigrees.So when he saw the three of those things combined in one player, he knew he had to make Eli Manning a Giant.Accorsi, the team's former general manager, would of course end up...
Things to Do
TOdayACTIVITIES* YOUNG ADULT WRITERS GROUP -- 5 p.m., Pequannock Township Public Library, 477 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains. Free. 973-835- 7460.* MAHWAH LIBRARY WRITERS COLLECTIVE -- 6:30 p.m., Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah....
Top 10 Baseball Free Agents This Winter
With free agency beginning today, here's a look at the top 10 players available.Yoenis Cespedes, outfielderCespedes opted out of his three-year deal with the Mets and is looking for the payday he didn't receive last off-season. He figures to be the top...
Varela's Clutch Goals Keeps Ramapo Perfect
FRANKLIN LAKES - The humbling reminder stopped Sebastian Varela in his tracks.Ramapo's midfielder was proudly walking off the pitch, carrying some soccer gear and feeling a sense of relief until he heard the familiar voice of his head coach nearby."Sebastian...
Warming Up for the Holidays
It's a little weird seeing a Rockette in civilian territory.Reporting for rehearsals on a recent chilly fall morning in a midtown Manhattan church basement, you almost expect them to arrive in packs, or strutting in lockstep. Instead, they trickle in sporadically,...
Work in Progress
For 48 minutes Friday in Chicago you saw all that the Knicks could be.In a triumphant homecoming to the place where they had spent their entire careers, Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah conjured memories of the players they were for years with the Bulls,...
Yanks Seeking Quick Upgrade
The rebuilding Yankees might be a year or two away from serious contention, but general manager Brian Cashman's job is to both accelerate that time frame and extend that window of success."We're excited about our future but we need to do more," Cashman told...
Your Health: Calendar
* PREGNANCY/NEWBORN LOSS SUPPORT GROUP -- 7 tonight, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 350 Engle St., Englewood. For newly bereaved parents who have suffered a pregnancy or newborn loss. Free. 201-608-2333 or email perinatalbereavementteam@ehmchealth.org.*...
Your Views
Bridgegate verdictRegarding "Time to pay the toll" (Page A-1, Nov. 5):As a former county prosecutor, I always urged jurors to stick to the case at hand and avoid speculation about others who may or may not have been involved in the crime. Indeed, the...
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