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Melanie Anzidei

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Recent articles by Melanie:

American Dream's indoor ski slope, Big Snow, will be closed for at least a week after fire

The 16-story Big Snow indoor ski slope at the American Dream mall caught fire Saturday, according to officials. It was quickly put out. → Read More

A shared goal: NJ and NY pushing to have 2026 World Cup games at MetLife Stadium

A delegation of FIFA execs stopped in New Jersey to help them decide which venues would be finalized as host stadiums for the 2026 tournament. → Read More

A pro soccer championship at 9 a.m.? NWSL draws ire from players for 'laughable' move

It didn't take long for players to speak up against the NWSL’s decision to have their championship game on turf with an early kickoff. → Read More

Gotham moves Oct. 6 match to Philly area, giving legend Carli Lloyd hometown farewell

Gotham FC will play its Oct. 6 match against the Washington Spirit at Subaru Park near Philadelphia to honor retiring Lloyd, a South Jersey native. → Read More

Simone Biles quits Olympics, putting mental health pressures in youth sports in spotlight

Simone Biles' surprising withdrawal from the Olympics could lead to more awareness of mental health issues in youth sports. → Read More

Washington to Waco: Niki Lattarulo made her own luck, achieved dream to cover sports on TV

Niki Lattarulo, a weekend sports anchor and reporter for KCEN-TV in Waco, is part of an elite group of Bergen County women who are TV sportscasters. → Read More

More women than men represent Team USA at Tokyo Olympics, as women's sports coverage grows

Of the 613 athletes competing for Team USA this summer, 329 of the athletes are women and 284 are men. → Read More

U.S. women's soccer team's fight for equal pay resurfaces heading toward Tokyo Olympics

Heading into the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the U.S. women's soccer team is still fighting for equal pay. → Read More

U.S. women's soccer team's fight for equal pay resurfaces heading toward Tokyo Olympics

Heading into the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the U.S. women's soccer team is still fighting for equal pay. → Read More

MetLife Stadium to host the first NJ girls flag football title game, live on N

Four teams will lace up and hit the turf in pursuit of the league’s first championship title at MetLife Stadium. Watch live on → Read More

'Not done yet': NY Liberty, Sabrina Ionescu off to 'remarkable' start to 2021 WNBA season

Behind Sabrina Ionescu, the New York Liberty is sitting pretty at the top of the league standings with one of the best records in the WNBA. → Read More

Crunch those abs: NJ gym owners praise Murphy's decision to lift indoor capacity limits

NJ gyms will soon be able to fully reopen – a move gym owners are praising as much-needed relief for an industry battered by the pandemic. → Read More

Paterson firefighters rescue man from base of rain-engorged Great Falls

Paterson firefighters early Sunday morning rescued a man from the base of the city's Great Falls, officials said. → Read More

Meet Gotham FC: Sky Blue, NJ's pro women's soccer team, has a new name and logo

The new name, logo and look came about after input from fans, players, staff and owners. → Read More

Police ID man who they say shot and killed ex-wife before hourslong standoff in Carlstadt

Police have identified the man who died by suicide in Carlstadt on Saturday morning after an hourslong standoff with police. → Read More

15-year-old NJ fencer for Team USA hopes to foil opponents at championship Sunday in Egypt

Lola Possick of the U.S. National Fencing Team will suit up in Cairo, Egypt, at the 2021 Junior and Cadet World Championships on Sunday. → Read More

Eye on the ball: How watching TV sports has helped mental health during the pandemic

One-third of Americans say having sports back on their screens has had a positive effect on their mental health, a new Seton Hall poll found. → Read More

Bergen County leaders push for better COVID-19 vaccine outreach in communities of color

Leaders in Bergen County unveil COVID-19 Vaccination Equity Team to push for better vaccine outreach in Black and Brown communities. → Read More

Bergen County's COVID-19 vaccine mega-site administers 800 shots per day

At full capacity, the mega-site should be able to vaccinate as many as 2,400 people daily. However, vaccine supply does not meet demand. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccination mega-site opens in East Rutherford

The mega-site inside the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford is open, one of the last mega-sites to open statewide. → Read More