secaucus news

They say it’s your birthday…
Combination fundraiser and mayor’s birthday party raises $5K+ for charity
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally planned as a fundraiser for the Secaucus Emergency Fund, the town barbecue on July 24 was eventually revealed as a semi-surprise birthday party for Mayor Michael Gonnelli as well, comple...
Young at art
Seniors win awards with paintings from weekly art class
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Florence Tarantino is an award-winning painter of landscapes. She couldn’t say that a few months ago. In fact, a few months ago she had never painted a picture in her life. Tarantino learned to pai...
National Night Out highlights crime prevention in Secaucus
Game Day for kids kicks off the festivities on Aug. 4
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus will once again participate in America’s Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. in Buchmuller Park and run until 10 p.m. In the event of rain it will be he...
High-end rental units coming to site of former trailer park
Seen as anchor to redevelopment around light rail
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The former trailer park just north of 48th Street on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen is about to be razed. The township has approved a resolution to redevelop the property for a rental community co...
State contributes $1M to fix flooding drainage problems
Many more flood alleviation projects underway in town
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“The other night we had some heavy rain,” reported Mayor Michael Gonnelli at the June 23 Town Council meeting, “and for the first time in 25 years that I know of, maybe longer, [the area in front o...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Sshh…the machines are talking
Library hosts a presentation on the ‘Internet of Things’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
All of us are surrounded by a new Internet, one that is growing every day. It is the Internet of Things, an interactive network between devices and physical objects able to exchange data with other...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Meadowlands hotel surcharge falls short of expectations When tax sharing was eliminated earlier this year, the intention was for a new 3 percent surcharge on hotels in the Meadowlands to take up th...

past weeks news

Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer