Thursday, June 6, 2013
Giants Coach Tom Coughlin and players David Wilson, Cory Webster, Chris Snee, and Mark Herzlich headlined a fundraiser for former NFL player Frank Chamberlin.
The New York Giants appeared at the Wyckoff YMCA Wednesday evening at a benefit for resident Frank Chamberlin, a New Jersey native and former NFL linebacker battling cancer. Chamberlin, a Mahwah High School graduate, played for five years in the NFL before being diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare form of brain cancer. Drafted by the Tennessee Titans out of Boston College in 2002, he went on to play for the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans. Brian Saxton, a former Giant and Boston College alum, reached out to the YMCA about two months ago to organize the fundraiser, and his connections with the NFL team helped to arrange the appearance of the football stars Wednesday. "There's a bond," Saxton said. "Frank grew up in New …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Tom Coughlin, Mark Herzlich and Chris Snee are scheduled to appear at a benefit for Mahwah grad Frank Chamberlin.
A group of New York Giants will be in the area next month to rally for a fellow NFL player battling brain cancer. Tom Coughlin, Head Coach of the NY Giants and Big Blue players Mark Herzlich and Chris Snee will be at the Wyckoff Family YMCA on Wednesday, June 5. The three will be part of a VIP “Meet and Greet,” happening from 5:30-6:45 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit Frank Chamberlin and his family. Frank is a Mahwah High School graduate, Wyckoff resident, and former NFL player who was diagnosed with an anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare form of brain cancer, last year. According to the release from the Y, the Meet and Greet will feature an "intimate reception," and photo ops with Tom, Mark, Chris, and other NY Giants players. …
Monday, August 27, 2012
"Life Outside the Uniform" will present the stories of professional athletes and how they’ve attained success under tremendous pressure on and off the field.
Monday, August 27, 2012
David Phelps and Jayson Nix of the New York Yankees and Prince Amukamara of the New York Giants are scheduled to appear at the Wyckoff YMCA on Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. to share their journeys that have led them to the arena of professional sports, the role that a personal faith played, and how they’ve succeeded in facing the challenges and pressures of their lives. The event costs $10 per person general admission, or be a “Hall of Fame Sponsor” for $300 and get access to a pre-event “meet and greet” reception at 6 p.m. and reserved seating for two, along with an autographed ball. This event is recommended for ages 13 and up. Register online at www.wyckoffymca.org. -- Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your email…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Fire department handed over the raffle prize Giants season tickets Wednesday night
Retired FDNY firefighter John Spiech III was a “pretty happy guy” this Wednesday. The Mahwah Fire Department officially handed over sheets of crisp tickets to every game of the 2012-13 NY Giants season to the raffle winner at a presentation Wednesday night. Spiech, an exempt member of the Mahwah FD, said he buys raffle tickets every year. His winning ticket was one of three that he purchased this year. “I think it’s really important to support all of our emergency services in town, especially the volunteers.” The longtime Mahwah resident also said he was “shocked” to learn he actually won the drawing. “I never win anything!” he said. “These tickets will definitely be enjoyed.” Co. 2 firefighter and raffle committee chair Ed Sinclair said …
Friday, July 27, 2012
Fire Co. 2 draws raffle Thursday night
A retired NYPD firefighter and current volunteer member of the Mahwah Fire Department won an FD raffle giving away 2012-13 NY Giants season tickets Thursday night. Though John Spiech III was not present for the evening raffle drawing, members of the Co. 2 fire department who drew his ticket said Spiech is a big Giants fan who will be happy with the tickets. The fourth annual season ticket raffle was a financial success for Fire Co. 2. Officials say funds raised from the raffle will be used to fund the department’s annual Santa Detail ride through Mahwah, to furnish the interior of the firehouse, for a yearly installation dinner for new members, and a memorial mass and breakfast in honor of fallen firefighters. Co. 2 firefighter and raffle …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Bad weather cancels scoops event, but raffle tickets are still available for sale
Mahwah Fire Company 2 has canceled a scheduled event Wednesday night due to the weather. Firefighters were set to sell raffle tickets to win two season tickets to see the NY Giants at the Mahwah Dairy Queen Wednesday night. Firefighters say the event was canceled due to the storms, downed power lines and power outages Wednesday. They said they hope to reschedule the event before the raffle ticket drawing, set to happen July 26. Raffle tickets are $10, and the season tickets are worth about $3,000, firefighters say. The money they raise from ticket sales will be used to fund the department’s annual Santa Detail ride through Mahwah, to furnish the interior of the firehouse, for a yearly installation dinner for new members, and a memorial …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Mahwah Fire Co. 2 is raffling off a pair of NY Giants season tickets
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Mahwah Fire Company 2 is selling raffle tickets for $10 that will get one lucky winner a pair of NY Giants 2012-13 season tickets. This week and next week, the FD will be out at two Mahwah ice cream shops selling chances to win. Firefighters will be selling raffle tickets at Ernie’s Ice Cream on the Wednesday, July 11, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. If you can't make it this week, stop by the Dairy Queen in the A&P Shopping Plaza next Wednesday, July 18 during the same time period to pick up tickets. Raffle tickets are $10, and the season tickets are worth about $3,000, firefighters say. The money they raise from ticket sales will be used to fund the department’s annual Santa Detail ride through Mahwah, to furnish the interior of the firehouse, for a…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
1,000 raffles for Giants Season Tickets have already been sold
Mahwah Fire Department Company 2 is going to send someone to every home game of the 2012-2013 NY Giants season. The company, which is raffling off a pair of NY Giants season tickets to raise money for department events, said its already sold about a third of the raffle tickets it has. “We have sold about 1,000 tickets so far,” Co. 2 firefighter Ed Sinclair said. “Once we reach 3,000, we’re done. We only sell that many tickets.” Raffle tickets are $10, and the season tickets are worth about $3,000, the firefighters say. The money they raise from ticket sales will be used to fund the department’s annual Santa Detail ride through Mahwah, to furnish the interior of the firehouse, for a yearly installation dinner for new members, and a memorial…
Saturday, March 3, 2012
'Five things you need to know' includes talent school auditions
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Monday, January 23, 2012
Will history repeat itself?
No, it's not 2007, but football fans find themselves in a similar spot to where they were five years ago. The NY Giants clinched the conference chmapionships Sunday night, and they will once again face off against the New England Patriots in the big game. AOL Sports ran an opinion piece Monday on why it won't be as easy this year for the Giants to beat the Patriots. But, knowing that last time around the G-Men crushed their perfect season, Big Blue's fans are hoping for a victory in two weeks. So, Patch wants to know, do you think the Giants can do it?