Friday, November 16, 2012
Cake from Ramsey deli has played a role in both the NY Giants' Super Bowl win and the Mahwah High football team's success this season. Giants' season turned around last year after boy with pulmonary disease brought cake to team practice.
A Mahwah family may have found the secret weapon behind the NY Giants’ Super Bowl victory – crumb cake made at Lotito’s Deli in Ramsey. And now, the cake might be helping to catapult the Mahwah High School Thunderbirds toward their first state championship in over 30 years. Known as the “Crumb Cake of Champions,” the sweet treat was originally handed out to the Giants players and coaches as a ‘thank you’ from the Accurso family, whose son, 9-year-old Vinny, suffers from pulmonary hypertension, a life-threatening lung disorder. After hearing about Vin’s condition, Coach Tom Coughlin invited the family to a Giants practice last season. They brought the crumb cake as a present for the team. After the Giants won their next game, the Accursos …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
N.Y. Giants quarterback signed autographs and posed for pictures at Chatham gallery.
A long line of fans from newborns to seniors, most dressed in blue and white carrying items from football helmets to jerseys to pieces of art, waited along Main Street Monday evening for a chance to meet Eli Manning. The two-time Super Bowl champion signed autographs and posed for pictures at Legends Gallery. Some of the more than 1,000 in line, which began forming as early as noon, came from New York and as far as Maryland to see the New York Giants quarterback.
Monday, February 6, 2012
New York mounts comeback on final drive to beat New England.
INDIANAPOLIS – The crowd was eerily quiet as Eli Manning and the Giants took over for one last drive in the final four minutes of Super Bowl XLVI. Like he’s done countless times during the 2011 season, Manning made a series of precision passes – five to be exact, including a 38-yard out route to Mario Manningham that sparked the drive – and set New York up inside the 10-yard line. Ahmad Bradshaw finished the drive with a 6-yard touchdown run that capped a 21-17 Giants victory over the New England Patriots at Lucas Oil Stadium Sunday night. Manning, who was 30-for-40 passing, threw for 296 yards and one touchdown, earning his second Super Bowl MVP award against the Patriots. “We moved the ball down the field, and Eli [Manning] made some …