secaucus news

High school seniors set record
Class receives nearly $12M in scholarships, grants
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus High School graduating class of 2015 received nearly $12 million in scholarships and grants – the largest amount ever received in the history of the school. School Principal Dr. Robert...
Cruising through history
Residents enjoy environmental boat ride into wetlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“See the railroad trestle over there? We used to jump off that into the river when we were kids,” recalled John Jandreau, a Secaucus resident for 65 years. The Riverkeeper Environmental Boat Ride o...
Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Independence Day fireworks and concert on July 2 Good Vibrations, the Beach Boys tribute band, will play at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 at Secaucus Swim Club. Come celebrate with food, amusements, e...
Reporter on Vacation: Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Welcome to summer! If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it...
Raising spirits
‘Mystical Celebration’ fundraiser benefits local causes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Carol Ann Scheiner has been a field advocate for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ever since her son committed suicide in 2010. “I’ve been seeing Patty since my son passed away,” she ...
Dog day afternoons
Local family opens hot dog stand in Buchmuller Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
“I always wanted to own a hot dog stand, every since I was really young,” said Tony Gerbasio. Recently retired after 31 years at UPS, he leased the concession stand in the building adjacent to the ...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...

past weeks news

Earthquake relief
Event raises $6K+ for Nepal victims
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Mayor’s Column by Mayor Michael Gonnelli

Savage art
Historic, cultural murals spread through Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Every day a celebration
Town pool opens for the season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer