Weathering the storm
Secaucus gets through Jonas with flying colors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“I couldn’t have been more happy,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli about how Secaucus fared after Winter Storm Jonas dumped an estimated 27-plus inches of snow on the town. “We had an awesome plan in p...
Acts of bravery
Police officers cited at Valor Awards Ceremony
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter Storm Jonas was mere hours away but that didn’t keep a crowd from gathering inside the Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 22 for the Secaucus Police Department’s Valor Aw...
Bullied to death
Students and parents attend presentations on anti-bullying and suicide prevention
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Halligan was 13 years old when he killed himself on Oct. 7, 2003 after being the victim of persistent bullying and cyber-bullying. His father, John Halligan, subsequently became a strong advoc...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Eat a hearty breakfast and support a good cause on Feb. 14 The Secaucus Fire Department Exempt Ladies’ Auxiliary is holding their sixth annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast event from 8 a.m. to noon on...
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 | 22 22 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...
Bagpipes in Africa
Secaucus pipe band members perform in Kenya
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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...
Hero’s sandwich
Iraq war vet reopens Blimpie downtown
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
“I always wanted to own a Subway since I got out of the military,” said Robert Pinero. “I was in negotiations with Subway when I first got out but that didn’t go through. Ever since then, I thought...
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Register now for Secaucus Service Day on Jan. 18 The Secaucus Junior State of America (JSA) will present Secaucus Service Day on Monday, Jan. 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Register today to...
Between the lines
Jan 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
2015 was much ado about nothing The title of the classic comedy by William Shakespeare pretty much sums up politics in Hudson County in 2015. Despite promises of great change, we largely got more o...
BRIEFS
Jan 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
About this special issue This special all-county edition of the Hudson Reporter newspapers replaces your regular editions in Guttenberg, Hoboken, Jersey City, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City, We...