secaucus news

Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Thousands of meatballs!
2015 contest will raise funds for charity
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Who knew that eating meatballs could help cure disease? The Secaucus Knights of Columbus, that’s who. This month the Secaucus chapter will hold its annual Best Meatball Contest, with the proceeds t...
Human rainbows
Spring celebration of Holi brings explosion of color to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids sneaked up behind friends and family, color-bombing them in pink, yellow, and brilliant green powder. Laughter was the order of the day, with women in traditional or modern garb dancing to the...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Saint Dominic Academy forensics team wins third place trophy
School also holds World Language Honor Society inductions
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The nine-member forensics team from Saint Dominic Academy’s 7th and 8th grades won a third-place team trophy at the Forensics Tournament held at Hudson Catholic Regional High School in Jersey City ...
Get tested
Affordable health screenings coming to Secaucus
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Secaucus R...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Captain Kevin Flaherty named as new Secaucus police chief After serving as the officer in charge of the Secaucus Police Department since December 2014, Captain Kevin Flaherty was officially named a...
Busy Easter bunny visits kids around Secaucus
Hops into Tot Center and Pump It Up
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter bunny was hopping around town last week, meeting with delighted kids (and their camera-wielding parents) at the Tot Center and at Pump It Up. Mayor Michael Gonnelli joined the bunny in h...
Get ready to laugh
First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will feature some local performers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents with a yen for yucks can rejoice. The First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will run from April 14 to 19, bringing six nights of high-spirited entertainment to venues in Secaucus and s...
Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...

past weeks news

Partying for pets
Fundraiser upcoming for Secaucus Animal Shelter
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Green patrol
Secaucus PD receives gift of electric vehicle
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer