secaucus news

Should Secaucus be a ‘sanctuary’?
Woman urges council to adopt status, town honors Amico
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
“Sanctuary cities” are becoming a hot-button issue. Union City and Jersey City recently declared themselves “sanctuary cities” to stand up to President Donald Trump’s executive orders. These are mu...
P-r-o-s-t-i-d-g-i-what!?
Spelling bee winners at middle school discuss words and winning
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Could you spell “interminableness”? How about “potentialities” or “prostidigitation”? Well, the three winners of last month’s Secaucus Middle School spelling bee sure can. “It feels good,” said six...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
County conflicted over immigration
DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs ...
A couple’s best friend(s)
Local dogs compete at Westminster show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Chester Gigolo might just be one of Hudson County's hidden talents. He's a budding actor, having appeared in commercials for Verizion, QVC, and Mastercard. He's a published author, and he's a star ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Food pantry seeks donations The Secaucus food pantry is seeking soup donations for February. Items can be dropped at the town’s senior center at 101 Centre Ave., Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. ...
Snow days and rain delays
Superintendents reveal how they decide to close schools for storms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
If this past week is any judge, there’s still plenty of time this winter for snow and slush. Last week, local school superintendents discussed how they decide to close schools because of the weathe...
‘Thank you for catching the bad guys’
Secaucus students write letters to local police
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, a second grader at the Huber Street School wrote to Police Det. Aniello Schaffer,“How does it feel being a cop? Is the head of the Police Department nice to you? You must be the best in...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
A man in full
A review of two books that puncture Chris Christie’s mythology
by Gene Ritchings
Reporter Managing Editor
Feb 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Before Gov. Chris Christie fell out of favor along the Trump administration’s path toward the White House, he had a chance to become the 2016 Republican candidate for president. He had national vis...

past weeks news

The father of modern Secaucus
Former Mayor Paul Amico dies at 103
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Expecting the unexpected
Politics in 2016 had some strange twists
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer