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Back to school, and there’s more to love
Phase one of $27M Secaucus HS renovation is ready
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Phase one of the Secaucus High School expansion project is nearly complete, just in time for kids to return to school Sept. 9. That means the initial construction inside the school is nearly done, ...
Week of the kiddie cops
88 youngsters participate in annual Junior Police Academy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want to be a police when I grow up,” declared Alyssa Craigwelo, 9. And she should know. Alyssa was in the midst of an intense four-day crash course in law enforcement and public service: the ann...
Steamroller prints and a giant Rubik’s Cube
Artworks from Braddock Park Festival come to the library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
This June saw the first annual Braddock Park Art Festival, a sprawling, day-long celebration of art activities, technique demonstrations, and art installations featuring works of all media and part...
Farewell to a century-old tradition?
141st annual German festival at Schuetzen Park may be the last
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
John Gloistein has been attending the annual Volksfest in Schuetzen Park for nearly half a century. The event has special meaning for him. “I met my wife here 45 years ago,” he said at this year’s ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bands announced for ICC Feast in September The bands and entertainment have been announced for the Immaculate Conception Church (ICC) Feast taking place in Buchmuller Park from Thursday through Sun...
Asian stars take the stage in Secaucus
‘Fiesta in America’ showcases Filipino entertainment, food, products, services
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
For some, it was all about the food. For others, it was the products direct from overseas. Still others came to see their favorite stars from the other side of the globe. There was something for ev...
The first 100 days
Kevin Flaherty reflects on four months as police chief
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’ve done just about everything in the Police Department at some point in my career,” said Secaucus Police Chief Kevin Flaherty, a 26-year veteran of the force. “I think I’ve seen just about anyth...
Hometown hero
Play records, enjoy memorabilia at new Frank Sinatra exhibit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most fascinating display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s new exhibition devoted to “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans,” which opened Aug. 2, is a cabinet filled with co...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
DOT grants $650K to repair Meadowlands Parkway Bridge Secaucus will receive $650,000 in discretionary aid from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) for repairs to the Meadowlands Parkw...
Pickles to pierogies to dog treats
Farmers market has something for everyone
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus farmers market, now in its second month, offers healthy, locally-grown produce as well as less traditional goodies. Held every Thursday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wilson Avenue, next ...

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Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer