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The ‘Power List’
The Reporter’s annual movers and shakers for 2016
by Hudson Reporter staff
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of Hudson County’s most powerful people rises and falls from year to year. Some are more relevant one year and less so the next. Influence can mean different things, not only political p...
Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County still in the grip of winter’s cold, health officials are not yet concerned about the potential spread of the zika virus through local mosquitoes. But officials in hospitals and g...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
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Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Eat a hearty breakfast and support a good cause on Feb. 14 The Secaucus Fire Department Exempt Ladies’ Auxiliary is holding their sixth annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast event from 8 a.m. to noon on...
Weathering the storm
Secaucus gets through Jonas with flying colors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
“I couldn’t have been more happy,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli about how Secaucus fared after Winter Storm Jonas dumped an estimated 27-plus inches of snow on the town. “We had an awesome plan in p...
Acts of bravery
Police officers cited at Valor Awards Ceremony
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter Storm Jonas was mere hours away but that didn’t keep a crowd from gathering inside the Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 22 for the Secaucus Police Department’s Valor Aw...
Bullied to death
Students and parents attend presentations on anti-bullying and suicide prevention
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Halligan was 13 years old when he killed himself on Oct. 7, 2003 after being the victim of persistent bullying and cyber-bullying. His father, John Halligan, subsequently became a strong advoc...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Eat a hearty breakfast and support a good cause on Feb. 14 The Secaucus Fire Department Exempt Ladies’ Auxiliary is holding their sixth annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast event from 8 a.m. to noon on...
Town gets a butterfly meadow (and flood control)
Multi-purpose nature park to be built around radio tower
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus is getting a new park, but humans will have to share it. Half the park will be a dedicated Monarch Butterfly Meadow. The other half is a rain garden. “It’s a passive park, without things l...
Bagpipes in Africa
Secaucus pipe band members perform in Kenya
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a cross-cultural extravaganza as poor villagers crowded the streets of an African boom town to watch Indian performers from around the globe – including from a Secaucus temple – playing loca...

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Christmas, 2015 by Mayor Michael Gonnelli