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Another snowy, frigid day in North Jersey still beckons many outside

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Another snowy, frigid day in North Jersey still beckons many outside
Saturday January 25, 2014, 11:08 PM
BY  RICHARD COWEN
STAFF WRITER
The Record

When winter has you in its grip, there’s a choice: stay inside and escape it, or go outside and embrace it.

With temperatures stuck below freezing for the fourth consecutive day and a mix of snow and sleet coating the ground, the preference of many on Saturday was evidently a trek to the Great Indoors.

But for a hearty handful, there was enough fun to be had on snowpack to forget the bone-chilling temperatures.

“It was all her idea,” said Lucas Kovalcik of Glen Rock, as he hopped aboard a sled with his 5-year-old daughter Ella, at Citizen’s Park in Ridgewood. The little girl had packed the plastic sled with snow — “She likes to lie on top of the snow,” her father said — and they glided down the hill through a gap between two trees to the bottom.

Kovalcik was clearly in touch with his inner child as he trudged back up the hill with his daughter for another go.

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