The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

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Articles from February 22, 2018

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A Chicken-Catcher Needed in Millburn?
MILLBURN — Should a municipality be allowed to seize chickens? Or could fines alone turn feathered-fiends into feathered friends?These are among the questions Millburn's Township Committee is considering as it drafts regulations for the keeping of domestic...
Activist Rallies in Fight for Racial Justice
When pondering the Civil Rights movement, many are reminded of the marches held in the South during the 1960s.But speaking on the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln on Feb. 12, civil rights activist Lawrence Hamm, chairman of the New Jersey social...
A Look at Sustainability Improvements
College students are all about up and coming trends, like who the next big singer will be, the next fashion trends and lately how to be more green on campus. Many college students still don't truly understand the sustainability issues college campuses...
America's Pastor
"He had no ego. He didn't puff himself up."The Rev. Stephen GiordanoFormer pastor of the Clinton Avenue Reformed Church in BergenfieldIt's been 26 years since Billy Graham staged one of his signature "crusades" in North Jersey. But the advice he gave...
Arrest
Police said a 16-year-old East Orange resident was arrested and charged on Tuesday, Feb. 13 with unlawful taking by means of conveyance resulting from an investigation into a vehicle theft which occurred on Jan. 25.Llewellyn Road - Three unlocked vehicles...
Arrests Made in Moonachie Hit-and-Run
One family can now "breathe easier" after arrests were made in a fatal Moonachie hit-and-run that left a Teaneck man dead in January, authorities said.Twin brothers Brian Bialek and Brandon Bialek, both 32, are being held in the Bergen County Jail on...
'Ashes to Go': Modern Take on a Centuries-Old Tradition
DUMONT — Phil Foschini was in a hurry on morning of Feb. 14, when he saw a sign.The sandwich board outside Old North Reformed Church advertising "Ashes to Go" caught his eye, and he made a U-turn in his utility van.Within minutes, he was back on his...
A Toast to This Margarita from Ariane Kitchen & Bar
Need a reason to drink a margarita today? Here you go: Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day, a day to celebrate this most popular tequila-based drink served in the U.S. In its purest form, the margarita only requires three ingredients: tequila, lime and...
Author Discusses Her Book of Resistance in Montclair
Watchung Booksellers hosted author Bonnie Siegler on Feb. 21.Award-winning graphic designer Siegler is the owner of Eight and a Half, a design company that creates book covers, does editorial work, branding and more. The Montclair event was about her...
Bailout Bill Good for PSEG, Not Ratepayers
New Jersey irony: Even a clean-energy bill isn't clean. Public Service Enterprise Group has been seeking a state bailout for its nuclear plants. For the bill to pass, it needed some additives, sort of like gasoline. Attach a rider that funds renewable...
Bergen Settles 'Political' Layoff Lawsuit for $1M
HACKENSACK — Eight Bergen County employees who claimed they were targeted for layoff because they supported Kathleen Donovan in her losing bid for reelection will share in a $1 million settlement.Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco this week signed separate...
Borough Tentatively Settles Eruv Suit
UPPER SADDLE RIVER — The borough has reached a tentative agreement that will permit a Rockland County Orthodox Jewish group to expand its eruv through town, but it will be rerouted as close to the New York State line as possible, local officials announced...
Boys Basketball
Elmwood Park at Leonia, 4Weehawken at Palisades Park, 4Pompton Lakes at Saddle Brook, 4Rutherford at Secaucus, 4North Arlington at Park Ridge, 4:30Wood-Ridge at Emerson, 5Hawthorne at New Milford, 5Glen Rock at Harrison, 5Becton at Hawthorne Christian,...
Bunky's Auto Remains in the Family
Owning a business is like having another family member. It is always a delicate balance to make sure no one aspect of your "family" detracts too much from the other parts.Thank you, Verona and Cedar Grove, for years of patronage. Bunky's Auto has been...
Camden County Sues Opioid Makers
CAMDEN - Camden County on Wednesday joined the ranks of public bodies asking a judge to hold drugmakers liable for the financial impact of the opioid epidemic."We think those who created the problem should help pay for the problem," Freeholder Director...
Carlstadt Senior Friendship Club
Meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Civic Center. All Carlstadt seniors, ages 60 or older, are invited to join. All day trips require payment to be made one month prior to the trip. On the extended trips, which are...
Cashman Is High on Drury at Third
TAMPA, Fla. – Brandon Drury has "a leg-up" on the third base job according to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, after swinging a trade that mostly impacts rookie Miguel Andujar."He's got a chance to be more than just a quality everyday player, but...
Cashman: Red Sox Are AL East Favorite, Not Yankees
TAMPA, Fla. – Brian Cashman wants another World Series ring, and he's positioned the Yankees a lot closer to that aim. Yet, he doesn't consider the Yankees as the 2018 AL favorites.It's the Red Sox."They're the American League East champs, so we're not...
Cedar Grove Boys Basketball Edges Verona on Senior Night
CEDAR GROVE -- Eight members of the Cedar Grove boys basketball team were honored prior to Tuesday night's final home game of the regular season against rival Verona."We like to call our team a family," said Cedar Grove head coach TJ Jones. "This was...
Cedar Grove Library
1 Municipal Plaza. 973-239-1447. cedargrovenj.org/library.Saturday yoga: A yoga session with instructor Anjum Desai will take place on Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m. Bring own mat and bottled water. Free and open to all.Book clubs: New members are welcome to take...
Community Church of Cedar Grove
65 Bowden Road. Call 973-239-3875 on weekdays for more information.Thrift shop: Located at the side of the parking lot behind the church. Open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clothing, jewelry, bags, scarves, shoes and household items. Call 973-857-2762...
Commuter Headaches: Road Work Ahead for Route 3
Patty Sheridan remembers all too well the last time that New Jersey road contractors "improved" noisy Route 3, which is several doors down from her Lincoln Avenue home in Rutherford."For nearly four years, the street was a mess back then," Patty recalled...
Could You Do Better Than Millburn's Committee?
MILLBURN — Think you could steer local government better than the existing Township Committee?Are you a township resident?If so, then this could be your chance to be elected to the Township Committee, which has been tasked with overseeing an affordable...
Crumbling Dye Factory Demolished in Paterson
PATERSON – The abandoned Leader Dye factory on Madison Avenue marred life for people in its 3rd Ward neighborhood for almost 20 years.Residents watched bricks fall from the crumbling buildings and worried that someone on the sidewalk would get injured....
Devils' Elias Ready for Third, Final Farewell
Goodbyes sometimes come in waves.When Patrik Elias played his last game, skated his last shift and scored his last goal on April 9, 2016, at the Prudential Center, he didn't know. He didn't realize that his surgically repaired knee would end his time...
Devils' Schneider Is Progressing in Rehab
NEWARK – Cory Schneider was down on his knees, with a shot coming from his right on a sharp angle. At the last instant, the Devils goalie reached up with his back leg and deflected the puck.It was just a quick sequence at the team's optional practice...
Drug Arrests
On Feb. 9, at 9:01 p.m., patrolman Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for speeding on Pompton Avenue, police said. An investigation led to the arrest of the 38-year-old driver from Montclair for possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended...
Dwight-Englewood Wins NJIC Championship
EAST RUTHERFORD – Dwight-Englewood is the proud owner of the inaugural North Jersey Interscholastic Conference Championship for boys basketball.Standout junior forward Jordan McKoy and the Bulldogs won the title with a 63-50 victory Wednesday night over...
Electric Payers Caught in Trap
New Jersey electric customers are being asked to fork over $300 million a year to bail out one segment of a company whose stock hit record highs in December and whose earnings jumped 20 percent in its most recent report.While the costs of the subsidy...
Essex County Freeholders Honor St. Paul Baptist Church of Montclair
During a special presentation at the Hall of Records on Feb. 7, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored St. Paul Baptist Church of Montclair in celebration of its 115th church anniversary.During the presentation, Montclair native and President...
Even with Drury at Third, It Is Business as Usual for Andujar
TAMPA, Fla. – Overnight, Miguel Andujar's status as the Yankees' frontrunner at third base changed.The acquisition of Brandon Drury from the Diamondbacks has moved Andujar into the background, allowing the Yankees to further develop his defense at Class...
Fishing Expos Setting Up as Spring Nears
Come on. Admit it.Those spring-like days we had earlier this week put you in the mood for a little fishing, didn't they? Well, you know you're not alone.I ran into several avid anglers during my travels the last couple of days, and invariably someone...
Five Things to Know about Olympic Commentator Johnny Weir of Lyndhurst
Two-time Olympian Johnny Weir of Lyndhurst is the face you see when you turn into NBC to catch the ice skating competitions during the Winter Olympics. Weir, who retired from figure skating in 2013, is now a sports commentator alongside fellow former...
Florida School Shooting Horrifying, All Too Familiar
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?Were you there when they crucified my Lord?Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.Were you there when they crucified my Lord?On Feb. 13, a colleague asked me about Ash Wednesday services and...
Florida Shooting Horrifying, Familiar
Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble. Were you there when they crucified my Lord?On Feb. 13, a colleague asked me about Ash Wednesday services...
Florida Shooting Horrifying, Familiar
Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they crucified my Lord?Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble. Were you there when they crucified my Lord?On Feb. 13, a colleague asked me about Ash Wednesday services and...
Football Coaching Upheaval Indicative of Times
No reminder needed that times in high school coaching circles have changed forever. We have the whole HIB (Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying) factor nowadays where the thought police in the form of school administrations, boards of education and...
Heart Disease Can't Slow Down This 9-Year-Old
RARITAN - Zoe Mihalick chatters with gusto, expertly explaining her taekwondo classes, her family's two cats and her space-themed birthday party that resulted in the solar system model that now hangs above her family's dining table.The only sign that...
Heart Disease Can't Slow Down This 9-Year-Old
RARITAN - Zoe Mihalick chatters with the gusto, expertly explaining her taekwondo classes, her family's two cats and her space-themed birthday party that resulted in the solar system model that now hangs above her family's dining table.The only sign...
Heart Disease Can't Slow Down This 9-Year-Old
RARITAN - Zoe Mihalick chatters with gusto, expertly explaining her taekwondo classes, her family's two cats and her space-themed birthday party that resulted in the solar system model that now hangs above her family's dining table.The only sign that...
Helping Paw // Cesar Millan Brings Live Show to Jersey Stages
Cesar Millan is well known as a dog behaviorist. But he feels the true beneficiaries of his work are another animal: human beings."Dogs motivate us to live a better life," said Millan. "Animals don't care about fame, power, and money. We know that as...
Information
Millburn Township residents wishing to express their opinions to their representatives in the U.S. Congress, the New Jersey State Legislature, or Essex County government, can do so by sending letters or calling:U.S. SenateSen. Cory A. Booker359 Dirksen...
Interfaith and Ecumenical Series of Sacred Studies
This series on "Race, Justice and Liberation" is presented by Union Baptist Church of Montclair. All programs begin at 7:30 p.m.Resisting Tyranny in the 21st Century: Feb. 28 at Bnai Keshet Reconstructionist Synagogue, 99 S. Fullerton Ave. Using Professor...
It Might Be Time to Retire the Term 'Fake News'
The time has come to retire the term "fake news." Not that there isn't fake news out there—there's plenty, as the special counsel indictments suggest. The term has simply been overused, co-opted and just plain tiring.There used to be—and still is—lots...
Jury: Montclair Hedge Fund Owner Stole $4M
A federal jury convicted a hedge fund owner and manager on Feb. 15 for defrauding two investors of $4 million, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.Nicholas Lattanzio, 61, of Montclair, was found guilty on two counts of wire fraud and two counts of...
Literary Fest Features Patti Smith, Other Notables
The debut of the Montclair Literary Festival last year set a high bar with not only the appearances of Trevor Noah and Paul Auster, but with many local writers participating during the two-day event.This year's festival, which runs from Thursday, March...
Little Ferry Man Drawn to Art
"He helped make our community beautiful in every way."Mauro RaguseoLittle Ferry mayor, talking about artist Bill Riedel, who died TuesdayLittle Ferry muralist, portrait artist, commercial letterer and sign painter Bill Riedel died on Tuesday, days before...
Little Ferry Man Drawn to Art
Little Ferry muralist, portrait artist, commercial letterer and sign painter Bill Riedel died on Tuesday, days before his 90th birthday. The cause of death was cancer, his family said.A beloved local figure, Riedel lived on Warren Street in Little Ferry,...
Lyndhurst Board of Education
Public meetings: At the Lyndhurst High School auditorium, 400 Weart Ave., at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 27, March 26, April 23, May 29, June 18, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 29 and Nov. 26.Work session meetings with no public action, will take place at 420 Fern Ave.,...
MetLife Stadium in Race to Host 2026 World Cup
EAST RUTHERFORD — MetLife Stadium is one step closer to hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Collaborating with New York and other sites throughout North America, New Jersey seeks to bring the World Cup back to the Meadowlands Sports Complex."These big events...
Millburn Boys Basketball Wins 11th Straight on Senior Night
Senior Night on Feb. 15 was special for all nine seniors on the Millburn High School boys basketball team, but will have a significant place for captain Ross Gang. Gang eclipsed Dino Yiannpopulis to become number two all-time on the Millburn boys basketball...
Millburn Businesses Want Farmers' Market Moved
MILLBURN — The farmers' market scares away customers, say some local business owners.Set up every Tuesday from June through October at Essex and Main streets, the farmers' market takes away parking spaces from business patrons, say the owners. When they...
Millburn Finishes Eighth at District Wrestling Tournament
MILLBURN — Millburn hosted the District 16 wrestling tournament on Saturday as the Millers and eight other teams all competed in the first step towards an individual state championship.Ten Millburn High School wrestlers participated in the district tournament,...
Millburn Hockey Defeats Cranford for First Kelly Cup
WEST ORANGE — For the second straight year, Millburn head coach Brandon Doria came off the ice at Codey Arena and went to the locker room to address his team after a Kelly Cup final. Last year, Doria joined a disappointed Millers team that fell to Governor...
Millburn Parents Want Year-Round Phys. Ed
Parents of students in Millburn Middle School are pushing school officials to include more time for daily physical activity.They urge the school's faculty and staff to implement physical education classes throughout the school year, instead of only during...
Millburn Teen Gives Laptops to African School
Alexander McBride is asking residents to send him their laptops.The 17-year-old Millburn High School junior intends to refurbish potentially usable computers and send them to a girls school in the African nation of Tanzania.Young women from the school,...
Montclair Board Names 3 Superintendent Finalists
The Montclair School District is moving closer to filling the school superintendent position on a full-time basis for the first time in three years.Rachel Goldberg, Kendra Johnson and Ross Kasun are the three finalists who will take part in the Superintendent...
Montclair Film
For more information, visit montclairfilm.org.Soul Power: Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.; Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.; Feb. 25 at 1 and 3 p.m. $10 non-members, $8 members.'70s dance party: 8 p.m. on Feb. 24 at the Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. $30 to $200."Hidden Figures"...
Montclair History Center
108 Orange Road. For information or to register for programs, call 973-744-1796, mail@montclairhistorical.org, or visit montclairhistory.org.Alice Hooe Foster: Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Alice Hooe Foster, the first African American woman to graduate from Montclair...
Montclair Immaculate Disqualified from States
Incidents where unsportsmanlike conduct is reported or unfortunate cases where teams are disqualified from the state tournament due to three or more ejections, as recently occurred following an incident involving the Immaculate Conception girls basketball...
Montclair Public Library
The main branch is located at 50 South Fullerton Ave.; the Bellevue Avenue branch is located at 185 Bellevue Ave. For more information, call 973-744-0500, ext. 2236 or visit montclairlibrary.org. The library is handicapped accessible.Registration is...
Montclair Radiology Helps the Police
Shootings and accidents aren't the only dangers for police officers.Illnesses, including heart conditions, are potentially deadly to the men and women in blue."Law enforcement officers are at an increased risk of heart disease," said Dr. Brett Ferdinand...
Montclair: Rent Control or No Rent Control?
William Scott, chair of the Montclair NAACP Housing Committee and co-chair of the Montclair Housing Commission, laid out recently at a public meeting why rent control is essential for the future of the township and its residents."This is not a new conversation...
Mountain Lakes Graduate Is Named New Football Coach at Verona High
Tony Sorrentino is going from a Tennessee Volunteer to a Verona Hillbilly.The Morris County native has been named Verona High School's head football coach, beginning in the 2018 season."I'm extremely looking forward to coming to Verona and being a part...
Mudiay's Big Chance Could Come in Orlando
GREENBURGH, N.Y. — After Wednesday's practice, Jeff Hornacek sat with Emmanuel Mudiay off to the side and the two had a long discussion.It's possible the Knicks head coach was talking to his new starting point guard.While Hornacek would not name who...
Murphy Boosts Funding for Women's Health
Democrat Phil Murphy, in his first bill signing as governor, approved state funding for family planning services worth $7.5 million, perhaps the most politicized money in New Jersey's roughly $35 billion budget after Republican Chris Christie vetoed...
Murphy Cautious after Parkland Shooting
Phil Murphy is vowing to be a man of action, but so far he's been the careful governor of audits.In an interview with Politico earlier this week, New Jersey's high-energy Happy Warrior governor mocked the hollow expressions of sympathy in the wake of...
New Public State Tournament a Natural Progression
Now in a pilot program for this season there will be three public school tournaments based on enrollment, thus producing a trio of state champions to join whoever survives from the non-public realm to make it four champs for 2017-18. For some purists,...
NFL Ref Camp of Bergen County Calls It Straight
There are two things still on Ed Camp's wish list to officiate. One won't surprise you. One will."I never did a TOC final," said Camp referring to New Jersey's Tournament of Champions in basketball. "That's one thing missing on my resume."The other one...
N.J. Students Plan to Join Anti-Gun Walkouts
"Students care, and they have a voice and need a voice."Laurence S. FineOne of the students organizing the walkout at Ridgewood High SchoolStudents in schools across New Jersey are planning to walk out of their classrooms on March 14 as part of a national...
No. 2 Seeds Make Region 1 Statements
WEST MILFORD – Bailey Paster accepted the "punishment" and promptly passed it on to his first opponent in the Region 1 wrestling tournament.The NV/Demarest senior recorded the fastest pin of the opening round Wednesday evening to advance to Friday's...
North Arlington Adds Options for Builders in Redevelopment Zone near Meadowlands
NORTH ARLINGTON — Additional options are available for potential developers of a redevelopment zone along Belleville Turnpike in the Meadowlands.Now allowable are self-storage facilities and shared-parking arrangements.Last spring, the Borough Council...
North Arlington Bowling Wins 'Triple Crown'
NORTH ARLINGTON - There were plenty of hopes for the North Arlington bowling team when the first pins fell at the start of December.The Vikings had everybody back from a team that went 19-2 last season.But having expectations and living up to them are...
North Arlington Library
The library is located at 210 Ridge Road. Call 201-955-5640 for more information.Historical book discussion: Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. The book to be discussed is "Louis Bamberger: Department Store Innovator and Philanthropist," by Linda Forgosh.Library Friends...
North Jersey Pastors Remember an Icon
Clergy in North Jersey on Wednesday remembered televangelist Billy Graham as a religious icon and master preacher whose message filled the world's airwaves and stadiums, transcending race, culture and creed.William Franklin Graham Jr., who was born the...
Officials Save Old Bell from Demolished School
"Today, schools don't ring bells the way they used to. Even while I was there, you would pull a rope to make the bell ring. It was kind of cool. That's the way people would know that the school day was starting. "School Superintendent Stephen KollinokCARLSTADT...
Opportunities Available for Eager Young Hunters
A couple of young hunters recently asked if I could write about some courses for folks anxious to learn more about hunting.One of the best options is the annual Turkey Hunting Seminar and Calling Clinic offered at the Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural...
Paintings to Bring Past to Town Hall
Michael Jaroszko's oil paintings of Verona historic landmarks can be a case of "now you see it, now you don't.""Most of them are no more," the artist said.Verona historian Robert Williams commissioned Jaroszko's artwork with the intention of loaning...
Paramus Teen Remembered as a Fighter
Nicole Minson had a smile that lit up a room, and always put others' interests before her own. That's why, her friends and teachers say, anyone who knew her was better for it.Minson, a 17-year-old Paramus Catholic senior, died last week after a years-long...
Parents Plan School Security Talk in Ringwood
RINGWOOD — A group of local parents will hold a discussion on school security Thursday night in the wake of the shooting death of 17 at a Parkland, Florida, school.The discussion, planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, is expected to be a small gathering of parents...
Park Ridge Replaces Financial Officer
PARK RIDGE — The Borough Council voted Wednesday to temporarily replace chief financial officer Joseph Kolodziej, but stopped short of firing him.During a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the council appointed an interim chief financial officer,...
Passaic Valley-Cedar Grove Wins First State Playoff Game since 2010
LITTLE FALLS — Entering with only four goals on the year and six in his career, sophomore Sam Giuffrida netted his first career hat trick in a 5-1 victory for 15th seed Passaic Valley-Cedar Grove over 18th seed Park Regional on Monday at Floyd Hall Arena."It...
Paterson Cleared in Fatal 2010 Fire
PATERSON — The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that the city of Paterson could not be held liable in a lawsuit filed over a rooming house fire that killed four people in 2010.The fire happened about six months after a city inspector checked the electrical...
Police Blotter
The following information was provided by Capt. Michael Mulligan, of the Millburn Police Department, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Police blotter information may not represent the full scope of police...
Police Protest Lack of Contract
CLIFTON — About 40 of Clifton's Finest turned out Tuesday night to protest to the City Council about the state of the police union's contract negotiations.Specifically members of Policeman's Benevolent Association Local 38 are concerned the negotiations,...
Prieto Will Lead Sports Authority
LYNDHURST – Assemblyman Vincent Prieto, D–Secaucus, is stepping down from his Assembly seat to take a new job as president and CEO of the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority.The NJSEA Board of Commissioners approved the appointment of the former...
Prosecutor: Police Shooting Justified
FORT LEE — Borough police officers were justified in shooting a man who fired a gun at them last year during a standoff, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office said.In a report made public Wednesday, the Prosecutor's Office said police showed restraint...
Record Setter
Summer sent winter a postcard Wednesday.By Wednesday afternoon, the mercury had soared as high as 79 degrees across North Jersey, becoming the region's warmest day ever in February. In Bergenfield, the warm temperature shattered a 2002 record of 62 degrees,...
Restaurant Inspections
Restaurant and food establishment inspections published in The Record include only the establishment's name and the evaluation it received. Evaluations are received from local health departments; however, not all departments issue reports. Readers seeking...
Rutherford Closer to Filling Borough Administrator Post
RUTHERFORD – The borough is one step closer to hiring an administrator to fill the position vacant since 2015. The mayor has temporarily filled in since the previous administrator resigned.The council voted 5-1 to authorize the borough attorney to pursue...
Schools Clean 'Harder' to Prevent Flu Spread
As reported flu cases increase, schools in North Jersey are being proactive in preventing the spread.School officials are concentrating on thorough cleaning and are asking parents to keep sick children home until they have been fever-free for at least...
Seton Hall Men's Hoops Postponed at Providence
For the first time in weeks, Seton Hall basketball was playing like an NCAA Tournament team.Then the floor at the Dunkin Donuts Center turned into an ice-skating rink.In a high-stakes contest, the Pirates led Providence 56-47 with 13:15 left in the second...
Share Your Favorite Bird Watching Spots
I wrote my very first "Bird Watcher" column — about what to do when you find an injured bird — for The Record in the spring of 2009.The column has appeared every other Thursday ever since. Depending on who you talk to, it's either too infrequent or too...
Six Plead 'Not Guilty' for Lance Office Sit-In
Six people arrested after refusing to leave the Westfield office of Republican Rep. Leonard Lance plead "not guilty" to charges in Westfield Municipal Court on Tuesday.The Rev. Ann Ralosky of First Congregational Church in Montclair told The Record and...
Six Plead 'Not Guilty' for Lance Office Sit-In
Six people arrested after refusing to leave the Westfield office of Republican Rep. Leonard Lance plead "not guilty" to charges in Westfield Municipal Court on Tuesday.The Rev. Ann Ralosky of First Congregational Church in Montclair told The Record and...
Ski in the Trees
There is something magical about skiing in the trees. It's quiet, away from the crowds and usually has better snow, especially after a good snowstorm.Some winters, snow is sparse so tree skiing is not possible, but this season it's been good even though...
Smith Embracing Last Year's Failures
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The final game of Dominic Smith's first season in the majors still sticks with the youngster even if it induces more cringes than smiles.The first baseman made an error, and also received an elbow to the head at one point. The...
South Africa Leaves Impression on Rutherford H.S. Junior
RUTHERFORD – During her trip to South Africa last summer with the International Youth Gathering, Rutherford High School junior Katrina Binder said she's gained a new appreciation for the struggles of South Africans and forged friendships that span oceans.The...
South Bergen Wrestlers on to Region Tournament
Six South Bergen area wrestlers will be hitting the mats this week in hopes of punching a ticket to Atlantic City.Three Lyndhurst/North Arlington wrestlers, two from Becton and a Rutherford wrestler captured spots in the regions after the dust settled...
St. Mary Hoops Can't Recover from Poor Start
RUTHERFORD - As the NJIC tournament was going on Monday at Becton High School, St. Mary boys basketball team could not help feel a little déjà vu.It was only about six weeks ago when the Gaels took on Wayne Hills in the inaugural South Bergen Classic,...
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