secaucus news

The battle over Berckes
Parents, teachers criticize board over suspended principal
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The controversy over suspended Secaucus High School Principal Bob Berckes shows no sign of stopping. At Board of Education meetings, parents and concerned citizens approach the podium to demand ans...
Putting a lid on pot
Council introduces ordinance to ban sale of recreational marijuana
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
If New Jersey legalizes recreational marijuana any time soon, don’t bet on coming to Secaucus to score. The mayor and Town Council introduced a zoning ordinance at their July 24 meeting that would ...
Overcoming family violence
Hudson County man, battling PTSD, breaks world record
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert “Cozmo” Consulmagno is constantly aware that he suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. While he has learned to cope through physical fitness, he also knows it is a battle he will likel...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
National Night Out is Aug. 7 The annual National Night Out will take place Tuesday, Aug 7 in Secaucus at 5 p.m. in Buchmuller Park. The park is located across the street from the Plaza Center. The ...
A center for construction corruption?
Unions say that local developments are filled with illegal work practices
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
Alleging that some of Hudson County’s most prominent developers are engaging in illegal hiring practices, trade union representatives have asked the Board of Freeholders to investigate and take act...
‘People are okay with this being medicine now’
The Reporter tours Hudson County’s first medical marijuana dispensary
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 445 445 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s new kind of Girl Scout cookies for sale in town -- though you’re going to need a prescription to get them. “Girl Scout Cookies” is actually the name of a strain of marijuana sold at the Har...
Those were the days
Secaucus museum’s exhibits inspire warm memories
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus artifacts and memorabilia are now on display at the newly-opened Secaucus Town Museum at 150 Plaza Center – an old timer’s dream come true. The museum, which opened on July 12, features hu...
Hudson Regional Hospital holds summer festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
The threat of rain did little to discourage people from coming out to Hudson Regional Hospital’s Summer Fun Festival in Secaucus on July 15. Although designed to serve as a venue for health educati...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Tenure charges leveled against Principal Berckes Secaucus Superintendent of Schools Jennifer Montesano has recommended tenure charges against former High School Principal Robert Berckes, the first ...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...

past weeks news

Cracking down
Council adopts ordinance to ban illegal apartments
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Toss those caps!
Secaucus High School graduates 138 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Games, food, and more
Ninth annual street fair returns
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer