‘Wax’ wonders
Second graders pose as historical figures
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Second grade classes in Clarendon School in Secaucus staged a “Living Wax Museum” on April 13 in their gymnasium. Each student dressed up as a historically significant person and stood like a statu...
Brush fires on a dry day
Hudson County firefighters rush to extinguish Meadowlands blazes
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Two massive brush fires started in the Meadowlands in Secaucus and Kearny on Tuesday, April 19 around 12:30 p.m. and burned for more than three hours. One fire started in Kearny and eventually beca...
County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
The first day of her real life
Local transgender woman talks about making the transition
by Al Sullivan Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Clara went back to her workplace this week for the first time – as a woman. For the 31-year-old, having lived her whole life as a man, this was a transformative moment. Because when she handles sal...
Lining up at 5 a.m. for food
Local ShopRites raise money for the hungry
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The gentleman was a well-dressed businessman, wearing a suit and tie. He even carried a briefcase. So what was he doing at the food pantry, which provides food for the needy? The staff could not fi...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Arbor Day ceremony and tree seedling giveaway at Clarendon School Secaucus will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29 at 9:30 a.m. at Clarendon School. Everyone is welcome to this special event. ...
Six new bus platforms in Secaucus
NJ Transit opens newly renovated transit plaza
by Samantha Meyers
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In a public ceremony, New Jersey Transit opened a newly expanded bus plaza at the Secaucus Junction train station on Tuesday, March 29. The six new lanes at the bus plaza will serve intrastate line...
Walking on water
Officials open promenade along Laurel Hill Park riverfront
by Samantha Meyers
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Following a ribbon cutting on April 5, a group of residents and government workers took a walk on the new waterfront promenade that had just opened at Secaucus’ Laurel Hill Park. The U-shaped walkw...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting, magazines
Reporter chain wins 17 awards in prestigious statewide competition
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 17 awards in the annual Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey Pr...
When your kid’s teacher is a monster
Students learn important safety tips from police, firefighters, Elmo
by Samantha Meyers
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know the various ways children display stress immediately after a disaster? Or how important it is for a child to know his or her address and full name? During the PSEG and Sesame Workshop ...