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Articles from November 9, 2016

2016 County, Municipal Election Results
Here are the unofficial results for county and municipal elections throughout North Jersey. A (D) indicates a Democrat, an (R) denotes a Republican and an (I) an independent. An asterisk indicates an incumbent.BERGEN COUNTYBergen CountyBoard of Freeholders...
2016 School Election Results
Here are the unofficial results for school board races from across North Jersey:BERGEN COUNTYAllendaleTwo seatsGwendolen Keeble 940Amy Gundersen 1,115AlpineOne seatSharon Kurtz 233BergenfieldTwo seatsJoseph Amara 2,410William Jaeger 2,305BogotaThree...
Balance between Goes Experimental on Latest
If it feels right, go with it. That was the mantra A Balance Between adhered to when writing their debut full-length album, "Transcendence.""There are more dynamics and transitions than on our older material," said Jeremy Hernandez, singer-guitarist...
Bengals (3-4-1) at Giants (5-3)
At MetLife StadiumMonday, 8:30 p.m.TV: ESPN, WPIXEarly line: Giants by 1The Giants have not won four in a row since the 2013 season. They've picked up some momentum with a last stand by the defense each of the past three games. Keeping pace with the...
Christie Bet on Trump, Using Party's Chips, Too
Back in July, Governor Christie justified taking perhaps his last bold gamble, the placing of all of his political capital in Donald Trump's rollicking roulette wheel of a presidential campaign.Christie explained to a banquet room filled with New Jersey...
Coughlin Always Wearing Blue
Tom Coughlin surprised the football public that will always consider him older than old school a few years ago when he revealed his willingness to finally send text messages to those closest to him.Fast forward to now and that has been the best way for...
Democrats Win Complete Control of Bergen County Posts
Bergen Democrats swept countywide races on Tuesday, cementing absolute power over county government in every position.A victorious slate of three Bergen County Democratic freeholder candidates won the three seats on the ballot, putting their party in all...
Devils Clutch in Shootout
NEWARK - Taylor Hall had been dominant all game, the best player on the ice not a goalie.Yet until he took his turn in the shootout, he had only an assist to show for his great game.But Hall deposited his shootout attempt to clinch the Devils' 3- 2 win...
Devils Clutch in Shootout
NEWARK - Taylor Hall had been dominant all game, the best player on the ice not a goalie."He's always at a different level," Devils defenseman Damon Severson said. "He can skate with the best of them. He can move the puck; he can make plays. He's a fun...
Devils Notes
Injured players skateDefenseman Jon Merrill and forward Luke Gazdic rejoined the Devils for Tuesday's morning skate, their first time on the ice with their teammates since both were placed on injured reserve Oct. 10."Those guys are in full practice mode...
Devils Notes
Lappin's first goalNick Lappin has definite plans for the puck marking his first NHL goal."I'm going to hold on to the puck," the 24-year-old rookie right wing said after the Devils' 3-2 shootout win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday night. "It was my first...
Fixing NJ Transit
NJ TRANSIT is in trouble. Its safety record is poor, and more money and workers are needed to turn things around.That's not news to thousands of commuters who regularly ride NJ Transit trains and buses. But until recently, state officials seemed in denial....
Frosh Propels Park Ridge
PARK RIDGE - At the start of the soccer season, Dana DiBella said she was "nervous" and "a little intimidated."The smallish freshman was a Park Ridge newbie and struggling to fit in."I'd never played with older girls before," DiBella said. "I'd mess...
Glen Rock Advances into Semis
RUTHERFORD - Lizzie Alba and Paige Lemieux took a detour at the end of Tuesday's handshake line.The Glen Rock co-captains wanted to make sure to say "good game" to each of their opponents from Rutherford after the teams' quarterfinal match in the Group...
Gottheimer Victorious
Propelled by the record-setting $4 million he raised and another $6 million from friendly super PACs, former White House speechwriter Josh Gottheimer defeated Republican Rep. Scott Garrett on Tuesday after a bitter campaign peppered with allegations...
Help Sought in Hit-and-Run That Killed West Milford Mother of Three
WEST MILFORD -- The first hint of the tragedy that befell Kelly Vaughn Chalkley was when Misty, the family's 13-year-old St. Bernard, came home alone after her nightly walk.Chalkley's husband, Garey, knew something was wrong. After calling his 58-year-old...
House Race on Thin Edge
Democratic challenger Josh Gottheimer held a narrow lead in his battle to unseat seven-term Rep. Scott Garrett on Tuesday, but enough votes remained uncounted to tip the balance in on one of the most watched House battles in the country.Mirroring the...
It's Tomorrow
AS AMERICANS arise today, bleary-eyed from an election cycle historic for its ugliness and divisiveness, they face a shared challenge: How do we make America one again?This is not a campaign slogan; it is a moral imperative for all who love what this...
John King, 104, Leader of Baptist Congregation
John F. King was more than a pillar of Hackensack's Mount Olive Baptist Church. He was the foundation.Over 78 years, the World War II veteran served the congregation in myriad ways, including trustee, finance secretary and usher. When the Rev. Gregory...
Jury Deliberations Likely to Begin in Girl's Slaying
The jury in the trial of three Paterson men accused in the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Genesis Rincon was expected to begin deliberations this morning after hearing Judge Scott Bennion's instructions.Genesis Rincon was riding her scooter on Rosa Parks...
Knicks Tab Rambis as Coach on 'D'
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- While there has been much focus on the Knicks' offensive schemes, it has been the defense that has been the ugliest aspect of the early season troubles and is ranked last in the NBA.One thing that players and coach Jeff Hornacek agreed...
Kropas' Two Goals Help Lead Ramsey
Three goals in the first half, including two from junior midfielder Corinne Kropas, lifted sixth-seeded Ramsey past seventh- seeded Glen Rock, 3-1, in the North 1, Group 2 girls soccer semifinal Tuesday in Ramsey.Both of Kropas' goals came from roughly...
Make or Break for Bowles
Not all that long ago, Todd Bowles was the toast of Jets Nation.In his first year as head coach, he guided the team to a 10-6 record and the verge of a playoff berth. The expectations were that New York could build on that. But the start to this season...
New Opportunity for No. Highlands
A new life was granted to Northern Highlands football Tuesday, and first-year coach Keith Migliorino and the Highlanders are ready to make the most of it.Wayne Hills, the anticipated No. 1 seed in the North 1, Group 4 playoffs, was disqualified for the...
Nimphius a Visionary
Denis Nelson can't recall the exact specifics of D.J. Nimphius' plan.He does remember, however, being highly impressed back in 2004 when Nimphius interviewed for the head football coaching job at River Dell."He already had everything mapped out," the...
No Dice for New Casinos
New Jersey voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a measure that would have allowed a pair of casinos to be built in the northern part of the state, while appearing to narrowly approve a provision to dedicate all of the revenue from the state's motor...
North Jersey Voters Flock to Polling Sites in 3 Waves
Voters experienced longer than usual lines and wait times at many North Jersey polling places on Tuesday morning, late in the afternoon and again in the early evening as one of the most divisive and turbulent presidential elections in decades drew to...
N.Y. Flashback?
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- It all seems familiar. A panicked executive, trying to secure his reputation and satisfy an antsy fan base, decides to go all-in for a veteran roster, filled with risk and the promise of reward.As the Knicks readied to take on the...
Pac Man-Mayweather II Bound to Happen
Manny Pacquiao politely avoided Stephen A. Smith's question.Three similar questions, actually.During a post-fight interview in the ring Saturday night in Las Vegas, the polarizing ESPN personality tried his best to get Pacquiao to discuss a long-rumored...
Pal Park Woman Fulfills Her 'Duty'
PALISADES PARK -- A bronchial infection kept 105-year-old Antonietta Vallese housebound for the past week.But on Election Day she told her son she was going to the polls no matter what."I thought she might not feel up to it, but she said, 'No I'm going...
Passaic Dems Lead in Sheriff, Freeholder, Surrogate Races
Passaic County Democrats appeared headed to victory in races for sheriff, freeholder and surrogate, with a heavy voter turnout working in their favor.With 61 percent of the vote counted, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik was leading his Republican challenger,...
Paychecks Rise in Region
Gotten a raise lately?Private-sector paychecks in the New York metropolitan area rose 3.2 percent in the 12 months ended in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has found.That compares with an increase of 2.4 percent nationwide, and it was...
People in the News
Her 'Voice' will be heardWe McDonald is in the Top 12. The 17-year-old "The Voice" competitor and Paterson resident easily clinched her spot on Monday's live playoff show.McDonald, who graduated last year from Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne,...
Sanchez among Rookie Finalists
Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is among three finalists -- along with Tigers starter and former Mets farmhand Michael Fulmer and Indians center fielder Tyler Naquin -- for the AL Rookie of the Year award. The results will be announced Nov. 14.Meanwhile,...
Spartans Count on Sister Act
WAYNE -- DePaul is headed to its first sectional final in girls soccer and it's just a short drive across town.A Spartans lineup expected to be a year away from contending is one win away from the North Non-Public A title after defeating Paramus Catholic...
The Day's Special: Clementines
Juicy, sweet and pocket-size, the clementine is a hybrid fruit - a combo of mandarin orange and a regular orange. In season now, clementines are usually seedless, which means you need only peel and pop segments into your mouth.Anthony Russo, executive...
Things to Do
TOdayACTIVITIES* DR. ERIC GOLDMAN: THE AMERICAN JEWISH STORY THROUGH CINEMA -- Noon, Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way, Teaneck. $10, Puffinfoun dation.org.* NCJW HOSTS FORUM ON LGBT EQUALITY -- 12:30 p.m., Temple Emeth, 1666 Windsor Road, Teaneck....
Time It Was to Fall Back, and What a Time It Was
Late Saturday night -- actually, early Sunday morning -- something wonderful happened, shortly after MeTV reran a classic "Batman" episode in which the Caped Crusader (Adam West) faced off against "special guest villain" Clock King (Walter Slezak).The...
U.S. Faces a Long Road to Healing
Now comes the hard part.After all the campaign scars -- all the name-calling, all the discord over immigration, race and economic stagnation, all the belittling TV ads and the angry chants of "lock her up" from one side and the snooty "basket of deplorables"...
Wayne Hills Football out of Playoffs
Wayne Hills turned itself in, and is now out of the North 1, Group 4 football playoffs.In a shocking development, the top-ranked team in the North Jersey Public Top 20, informed the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association that it had unknowingly...
Young, Scrappy and Humble
One of the many fun things about Anna Kendrick's autobiographical "Scrappy Little Nobody" is that the 31-year-old Oscar-nominated actress shares some of the unusual things that she, a Maine native, has encountered during her 14 years in Hollywood.She...
Your Views
God and atheismRegarding "Reaction to our changing beliefs" (Your Views, Nov. 6):Permit me to answer a writer's wondering about where atheists "go when they have trials, sickness and death in the family."Answer: We go nowhere, because there is no helpful...
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