Town gets a butterfly meadow (and flood control)
Multi-purpose nature park to be built around radio tower
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus is getting a new park, but humans will have to share it. Half the park will be a dedicated Monarch Butterfly Meadow. The other half is a rain garden. “It’s a passive park, without things l...
Success!
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Our 8th Annual Hoboken Family Alliance Holiday Toy and Pajama Drive was a success! Our local Hoboken Families know the true meaning of giving during the holidays! Thank you to everyone...
SCOREBOARD
Innis takes over as head of Prep wrestling team
by Jim Hague
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Brian Innis had an inkling that the inevitable was going to happen, that long-time St. Peter’s Prep head wrestling coach Anthony Verdi was going to step aside because of family commitments. “I knew...
Bienvenue, Hoboken!
A former resident returns and shares her thoughts
by Jenny Klion
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Never mind the recent water main breaks, each one butting up against my new apartment building. I really like Hoboken! I lived in Hoboken 20 years ago, and paid $200 a month for a huge place on 10t...
CONGILOSE, DR. PHILIP J. SR.
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church for Dr. Philip J. Congilose Sr., 81, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Jan. 6. He was the husband of Delphine C...
Public is invited to Dr. King tribute
Beth El Temple honors civil rights leader
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than a week before his assassination in April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the Metropolitan AME Church in Jersey City about his vision of an America where all people were treated...
Senior service
New program targets substance abuse and other risks to the elderly
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and sex: they’re not just topics of concern to young people. The six-week Senior WISE program is bringing education and awareness on these subjects and others to the reside...
Bagpipes in Africa
Secaucus pipe band members perform in Kenya
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a cross-cultural extravaganza as poor villagers crowded the streets of an African boom town to watch Indian performers from around the globe – including from a Secaucus temple – playing loca...
Get involved and protect
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Jersey City Reporter 12/11 article, “Battle for Liberty State Park continues” with its biased sub-headline that the “plan would help LSP and other parks get out of debt” unfairly q...
Help your heart in 2016
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s that time again when we tend to hear discussions about New Year’s resolutions. Eating healthier, going to the gym, cutting back on sweets. Resolutions are passionately set, but as...