secaucus news

Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Election winners in Secaucus
Mayor, four council people, two school board incumbents reelected
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The entire “Moving Secaucus Forward” slate – headed up by Mayor Michael Gonnelli -- easily won reelection in the Tuesday, Nov. 7 mayor/council races. As for the races for three school board seats, ...
Food waste becomes soil for new food
High school gets its first rocket composter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus High School students are about to get a lesson in environmental sustainability, thanks to a rocket composter that the town's environmental department purchased this past summer. The depart...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Menedez gets a mistrial The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez ended when Judge William Walls declared the mistrial after the jury said they could not come to a verdict. Prosecutors have no...
Fights and flood walls
At meeting, councilwoman announces she is battling cancer again
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Third Ward Councilwoman Susan Pirro revealed she is again battling cancer during the Oct. 24 Town Council meeting. Speaking via phone from a rehab facility, Pirro said that she is preparing for a s...
Vote for council and school board Tuesday
A few contested elections on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
On Election Day, Nov. 7, Secaucus voters will be able to choose a mayor, a council member from their ward, and three Board of Education candidates. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mayo...
Councilman faces charges before election
Report alleges he gave contradictory info about car crash
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
After a car accident last month, 1st Ward Councilman Robert Costantino was charged with giving false information to a law enforcement officer and “hindering,” according to a criminal complaint obta...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Secaucus Emergency Food Pantry collects toys, food for local needy kids The Secaucus Emergency Food Pantry will collect food items such as mashed potatoes, pasta, and mac and cheese for its holiday...
Sale of Meadowlands Hospital underway
State Health Planning Board holds public comment hearing
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
The process of selling the troubled Meadowlands Hospital will continue this week, after the state Health Planning Board was scheduled to hold a public comment hearing on the transfer of ownership o...

past weeks news

Local linebacker is Athlete of the Week in sports column by Jim Hague
Reporter Sports Columnist

Storm preparation is crucial by Mayor Michael Gonelli

From pork loin to tacos
Sixth annual Restaurant Night is a mouthful
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Fish stories
Kids enjoy pirate-themed derby in Laurel Hill Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

‘Meet The Skullers’
Local student debuts EP
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Touring the Meadowlands
Local nature activities on tap for this fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer