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Hooked
Secaucus hold annual kids’ fishing derby at Duck Pond
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents got to hone their hooking skills at the town's annual fishing derby at Duck Pond on Saturday, May 6. Despite some of the kids’ bountiful hauls, the rules said they had to throw t...
Alligator spotted in Secaucus
DPW worker saw reptile at pond three days before kids’ event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A local DPW worker spotted a two-and-a-half-foot alligator in the town’s Duck Pond on Wednesday, May 3, Mayor Michael Gonnelli confirmed last week. The Duck Pond has no fence around it and children...
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May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Shrek musical performers honored As part of the “Showcase of Success” at the Secaucus Board of Education Meeting of May 11, the board recognized and honored the cast, crew, musicians, and staff mem...
Secaucus goes blue for autism
Council to participate in program promoting autistic employees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus council members painted their faces blue at their most recent meeting, an effort to support a local job training and employment non-profit program for autistic teens. Spectrum Works, based...
Let an umbrella be your umbrella
Organization holds festival celebrating town's diversity
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus chapter of the People to People International—a worldwide organization that fosters peaceful relationships among different cultures—held its second annual International Festival in Buc...
The nurse who needed 911
Council honors emergency workers, gets $54.7M budget ready for vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
As a nurse who’d worked the ER at Hackensack University Medical Center, Adriana Riano never thought she would be the one needing to call 911. That changed in April 2016, when Riano was involved in ...
‘Great News’ comes to Secaucus
Town is setting for NBC sitcom
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The latest NBC sitcom to grace your television sets is one set in Secaucus, although not filmed there. NBC’s “Great News,” which stars Briga Heelan, Tony Award winner Andrea Martin, and Nicole Rich...
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May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Senior citizens enjoy prom This past week, on a beautiful spring evening, the students of the Secaucus Service, Activities, Involvement, and Leadership (SAIL) program hosted the eighth annual Sprin...
Council swears in fireman who lost family on 9/11
Residents continue discussing birdhouse ordinance
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Volunteer Fire Department has a new member on its roster, and he comes from a family of firefighting heroes. Jared Wetter, 18, officially took the oath to join the force at the most re...
A math genius in Secaucus
Local student places in top 5 percent in national challenge
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
Assimilating to a new country is seldom a simple task. One thing that has helped Chaoyi “Joey” Liang learn the language was his skill at crunching numbers. “Mathematics teaches English, so the voca...

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Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
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Saving lives
Secaucus police honors for specific acts of heroism
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer