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Rutherford Little League tournament teams win titles

RUTHERFORD - Two of Rutherford Little League's tournament teams for 2016 have won District 5 championships and are participating in state sectional tournaments this week.

The 12-year-old team went through the district bracket undefeated, capping off their title with back-to-back defeats of Saddle Brook to advance to the sectional in Livingston.


Coach, Non-Profit Bring NFL Initiative To Hasbrouck Heights

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J.– The NFL's Play 60  Punt, Pass and Kick   contest is coming to Hasbrouck Heights.

The Best DIY Tips to Prep Your Home for Sale

It's common for home sellers to make big, sweeping improvements on their homes right before they sell.  But while it's true that buyers may prefer a kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, you won't recoup the cost of that major upgrade when selling.

If you're hoping to sell in the next year, it's best to put your money towards small changes that have a big impact.  Here are the six best DIY tips to prep your home before selling.

Pretend to be a buyer and pull up to your house.

Imagine you're seeing your home for the first time.  Make sure it looks clean and inviting by cleaning the sidewalks, and trimming or updating the landscaping.  Pro Tip:  Buyers are naturally drawn to unique front doors, so consider painting yours a complementary fresh color like teal, red or yellow.