Sports

Hackensack River Fireworks

fireworks from hackensack

Well, it wasn’t my most successful trip, what with vast unexpected crowds in Johnson Park, rain, darkness. Still 7 of us managed to hit the water and see the fireworks after a quick trip home for extra rain gear. At … Read more and see pictures

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Mother’s Day America’s Cup racing on the Hudson

emerites trying to stay up on their foils.

Spent Mother’s Day with my mother and a few hundred thousand others watching the foiling catamarans get foiled by the funky winds and tides of the Hudson. With the river barely a mile wide and 50 story buildings to windward … Read more and see pictures

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Teaneck Color Run

teaneck color run

It started really late, nearly the entire pack was lost with only the top 5 finishers running the course and the rest showing up at the finish from the wrong direction many minutes late…but they had a great time and … Read more and see pictures

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Vast crowds on the Great Swamp

Beautiful day, beautiful trip, thanks once again Bob. Swelled by resent rains, the Great Swamp was several feet above it’s usually muddy early summer levels, allowing us to short cut a few of the s-bends, but also making us deal … Read more and see pictures

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Bergen County Cross Country Meet of Champions

2 observations. Cross Country on a fall day is a beautiful sport I know a lot more about cross country then I do about football, basketball  or any of the other sports I usually shoot. I feel those athletes pain … Read more and see pictures

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Re-enactors bringing to life the running battles for Bergen County around Hackensack

battoe moon at new bridge

Another well done event by the Bergen County Historical Society highlighted by the Battoe ‘Moon’, a replica 18th Century bateau brought down to Hackensack by Cap’n Scott Monro. Nice to have a boat back at New Bridge Landing as the site is … Read more and see pictures

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Housatonic with HRCKC

approaching the west cornwall covered bridge

Another great trip led by Bob Rancan. Really beautiful country which is the biggest reason I’m posting this. With him mountains all around it’s the prettiest river I’ve  floating within driving distance. Originally Bob had planned to lead a trip … Read more and see pictures

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County Group XC Championships

girls group b start crossing the sand pit

Bergen County 2011 High School Group Cross Country Running championships at Darlington County Park in Mahwah. As a runner in my past life I’d wanted to shoot cross country for sometime….arrived a bit late for the top boys race…Darlington is … Read more and see pictures

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Cliffside Park at Ridgefield Park Girls Soccer

OK…2 mediocre teams but a beautiful new park and a beautiful day. Ridgefield Park dominated but Cliffside Park was able to tie it up it in the final minutes of regulation. Most of the way thru the second overtime Ridgefield … Read more and see pictures

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Ramapo River post Irene

Log jam on the Ramapo

Like visiting an old friend whose changed a lot….probably don’t need to tell any North Jersey Paddles that Irene made some changes. The old broken dam south of Suffern has a bad sweeper in the fast water. It is viable from the approach. I … Read more and see pictures

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