secaucus news

Mayor returns to council meeting
Sept. 11 ceremony announced; town administrator says he’ll resign to take new job
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Michael Gonnelli attended Tuesday’s Secaucus Town Council meeting, the first since he suffered from a stroke in his home on June 8. Various attendees said they were glad to have him back at w...
What’s new at school?
Principals, parents excited about upcoming year
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus public school students go back to class on Thursday, Sept. 8. That day and Friday Sept. 9, are half days for all students. Elementary students can expect new classrooms, and the middle sch...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
Union City’s stray cats star in book
NY woman talks about catching town’s felines in newly published memoir
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Before living in Union City for 10 years, author of “To Catch a Cat” Heather Green lived and worked as a journalist in Manhattan. When visiting her boyfriend Matt Greer in Union City on weekends, s...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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 and show your neigh...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Report: Potential buyer interested in Meadowlands Hospital Meadowlands Hospital in Secaucus has an interested buyer, according to a recent story on NJ.com. The buyer, a for-profit company called NJ...
Tax relief must include help for NJ retirees
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On behalf of our 1.3 million members in New Jersey, AARP supports proposals to increase the personal income tax pension and retirement income exclusion fivefold over three years. An in...
Mayor speaks publicly for first time after stroke
Talks about harrowing day, plans to return to work Sept. 1
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
After two months without speaking publicly, Mayor Michael Gonnelli, who suffered a stroke in his home on the evening of June 8, said last week that he’ll be back at work on Thursday, Sept. 1. In an...
A safe ‘night out’
Neighbors meet police, kids enjoy rides, games
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
“As you get older, you appreciate what police do for the town,” resident Danielle McGorty said at the National Night Out Against Crime celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Buchmuller Park. Communities...
Sweet sounds of summer
Free concert series continues into September
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s absolutely hard to keep topping the concerts from the year before, but they keep getting better,” Jim Benson said after a Thursday, Aug. 4 Showstoppers performance in Secaucus. Beson came fro...

past weeks news

First torch run
Police, students run for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Non-profit teamwork
MedShare and Hindu temple send supplies overseas
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Where to see fireworks
Village People headline free festival in JC
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent