secaucus news

Mayor speaks publicly for first time after stroke
Talks about harrowing day, plans to return to work Sept. 1
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
After two months without speaking publicly, Mayor Michael Gonnelli, who suffered a stroke in his home on the evening of June 8, said last week that he’ll be back at work on Thursday, Sept. 1. In an...
A safe ‘night out’
Neighbors meet police, kids enjoy rides, games
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
“As you get older, you appreciate what police do for the town,” resident Danielle McGorty said at the National Night Out Against Crime celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Buchmuller Park. Communities...
Sweet sounds of summer
Free concert series continues into September
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s absolutely hard to keep topping the concerts from the year before, but they keep getting better,” Jim Benson said after a Thursday, Aug. 4 Showstoppers performance in Secaucus. Beson came fro...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Funding for American Dream The American Dream Meadowlands, the retail/entertainment complex formerly called Xanadu in East Rutherford, found more funding for its finish on Tuesday, Aug. 9, accordin...
Green grass grows all around
Secaucus wraps up its environmentally-friendly lecture series
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Environmental Department has offered a three-week series of speakers during July giving public talks about the local environment. On Wednesday, July 27, the last talk featured Montclai...
Take a tour of the Hackensack River
Learn about and donate to the ecosystem while on a pontoon boat
by Samantha Meyers
Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hackensack River has its origin at Lake Lucille in New York state and flows past Secaucus down into Newark Bay. The river is filled with fish like perch and carp, and is the habitat for birds l...
Catching ‘em all in Secaucus, and nearby
Most downloaded game ever has many searching for local ‘Pokestops’
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Every since the Nintendo video game Pokemon Go because available on July 6, local players have been traveling to specific spots around the county designated as “Pokestops” where they can virtually ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Gonnelli recovering well, may return to job in September According to officials at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, July 26, Mayor Michael Gonnelli is still recovering, and is moving arou...
First torch run
Police, students run for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Officers throughout Hudson County, including in Secaucus for the first time this year, ran and passed the Special Olympics Torch from city to city last month while residents cheered them on. The La...
What makes the Meadowlands?
Series of ‘green speakers’ educates residents about local environment
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
“I lived my whole life in Secaucus. It’s a perfect mix of urban and suburban areas,” said Courtney Lichtenberger, the environmental intern of the Secaucus Environmental Department, on Wednesday as ...

past weeks news

Non-profit teamwork
MedShare and Hindu temple send supplies overseas
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Where to see fireworks
Village People headline free festival in JC
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent

Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Parading for veterans
Residents march down Huber Street
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

A sense of style
Dress for Success art show was a real success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer