secaucus news

Was it racial profiling?
Secaucus fitness gym fires workers after alleged bias incident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
A local gym called police on Monday April 16, alleging two black men who were working out there, claiming they didn’t have membership passes. According to a Facebook post from Tshyrad Oates this we...
$56M town budget this year
No tax increase again; will be up for final vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents will not face an increase in the municipal tax levy from the town's 2018 budget, introduced at the most recent mayor and Town Council meeting on April 10. The $56 million budget ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
Annual fishing derby coming May 5 The town will hold its annual Fishing Derby for kids at the Duck Pond on May 5. Registration runs from 8 to 9 a.m. at the pond located at Metro Way. The derby runs...
County files lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies
Cites the financial and social cost of the opioid crisis
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 573 573 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court against the makers and distributors of synthetic opioids like Oxycontin and Subsys. In 2016, the most recent year in which data is availabl...
The future of ‘American Dream’
Delayed Route 3 retail/recreation complex to debut in March, 2019
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 823 823 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents are accustomed to driving past the partly completed American Dream (formerly Xanadu) project off Route 3, and to wondering if the recreation/retail complex will ever be fini...
Medical marijuana facility preps to open
Secaucus site is harvesting 12 strains
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Harmony Foundation, a medical marijuana facility on Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus, recently began harvesting its strains -- a crucial step before opening sometime this spring, according to Ha...
Council restructures its debt
Combines bond issues, 2018 budget to be introduced April 10
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus mayor and Town Council passed a resolution at its March 27 meeting in order to combine its debts from various improvement projects in past years. It combined the debts into a $12.5 mil...
The truth about your colon
Locals donate funds for colorectal cancer research, encourage screenings
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Having a scope pushed into your rectum for a colonoscopy isn't nearly as bad as you might think, according to Bob Ceragno, a local business owner for Eye Contact Vision Center on Bergenline Avenue ...
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Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus police arrest man for allegedly robbing Coast Guard building Police arrested a Secaucus man Wednesday for allegedly burglarizing the Coast Guard Auxiliary building on Meadowlands Parkway, ...
Is Trader Joe's coming?
Town Council forms committee to bring a supermarket to Secaucus
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 4 4 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The mayor and Town Council have commissioned a committee to bring a supermarket to Secaucus, according to Mayor Michael Gonnelli. Secaucus has not had an official supermarket in town since the Stop...

past weeks news

Car sharing nearby
Uber opens office on Meadowlands Parkway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Crime and parking
Town Council tackles a few issues at meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Digital dollars
North Bergen gets first Bitcoin currency kiosk
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers

Flapjacks and syrup
Scouts hold annual pancake breakfast fundraiser
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer