Eleven running in local races
Secaucus residents can cast ballots for mayor, council, school board on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents can look forward to voting for a mayor, council member, and three Board of Education candidates on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Mayor Michael Gonnelli is running unopposed for re-election to...
DRENNAN, RAYMOND JOSEPH
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Funeral services were held Sept. 19 for Raymond Joseph Drennan, 94, of Holmdel. He passed away surrounded by his family on Sept. 14. Raymond was born in Hoboken and was raised in Jersey City, where...
MACDONALD, JOHN
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Funeral services were held Sept. 18 for John MacDonald, 66. He died on Sept. 14 at Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains. He was born and raised in Jersey City and was a lifelong resident until ...
More cops, less cost
Mayor swears in five special law enforcement officers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Public Safety Commissioner Allen Pascual swore in five special law enforcement officers at the Sep. 13. Commissioners’ meeting. As special law enforcement, the...
Locals recognized for charity
Dominican Republic town names holiday to honor Hoboken firefighters
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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A special holiday in honor of Hoboken firefighters has been designated in the small town of Boca Chica in the Dominican Republic after Ralph Eusebio, a city firefighter for 14 years, and his friend...
Sailing in Jersey City
Manhattan Sailing club is at home on this side of the Hudson
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Going into the third day of an international sail boat race on in August, one of the two boats representing the United States was a mere one competition point ahead of a boat sailing under the New ...
Died on the job in 1970
Secaucus dedicates police statue all officers, and a plaque to one long gone
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The town of Secaucus dedicated a new statue last weekend to all active and retired police officers. The statue also included a plaque honoring Officer George Rennie, who died in an on-duty motorcyc...
SCOREBOARD
Glover Jr. tries to get Marist through tough times
by Jim Hague
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When Rich Glover Jr. signed on to become the new head football coach at Marist High School last winter, he embraced the opportunity as a new lease on his coaching life. You see, Glover Jr., the son...
Making a difference
9/11 blood drive will help victims of hurricanes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Each September, Americans search for ways to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001 with reverence and service. Although the Catholic War Veterans of Bayonne have been doing blood drives three ti...
Touring the Meadowlands
Local nature activities on tap for this fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Near where the Turnpike and Route 3 meet in northern Secaucus, there’s a hidden ecological treasure for nature and animal lovers, bookended by speeding cars and mini-strip malls. It’s Mill Creek Ma...