Saturday, February 4, 2012
According to the "reverse" bet, the congregation from the winning state will send the other group a care package to help ease their pain.
No matter what happens on Sunday when the New England Patriots take on the New York Giants, Needham’s Temple Beth Shalom will be a winner thanks to a friendly little wager with a temple in Larchmont, NY. If the Patriots win, Rabbi Jeff Sirkman and his congregation at Larchmont Temple in New York will display a colorful sign that congratulates the Pats and the Needham temple on the win. This “Mazel tov!” will hang in the temple’s foyer for one week following the game. The wager also includes a “reverse” component—to help the New Yorkers cope with the Giants’ loss, the Needham congregation will send them one case of New England’s famous NECCO Wafers and two dozen chocolate chips cookies from The Boston Chipyard at Quincy Market, Boston. …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Needham sports gurus share their thoughts on the upcoming match-up between the New England Patriots and New York Giants.
Needham Patch sports correspondent Matt Noonan, Needham Channel sports director James Walsh and the PA Announcer for the Rockets varsity football team, Mike Riley, each shared their thoughts this week on the upcoming Super Bowl contest. All three local sports gurus predicted the New England Patriots would defeat the New York Giants and earn their fourth Super Bowl in 10 seasons. What do you think: Pats or Giants? And what will that final score be? Share your predictions below.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Got big plans for the game on Sunday? Let us know in today's poll.
Whether it is a sports bar, restaurant or a party at home, there are plenty of venues and ways to celebrate for the Super Bowl on Sunday, and to cheer on the New England Patriots in the hopes that they'll take home another trophy. So whether your making an appetizer, pouring a bag of chips into a bowl or having food brought to you, we want to know what you plan on doing to watch the Pats and Giants this weekend.