City to crack down on shooting
Police to implement new strategies for dealing with violence
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Responding to gun violence in certain areas of Jersey City, Public Safety Director James Shea has asked the City Council to implement several changes to current ordinances and says he plans to shif...
Interim school superintendent hits the ground running
Stemming the flow of students to charter schools is top priority
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Just one day after starting his new job as interim superintendent of schools in Secaucus, Kenneth “Ken” Knops was up on a dais alongside the mayor, Town Council, and Board of Education (BOE) member...
O’DONNELL, LUCILE
Dec 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was celebrated Dec. 14 for Lucile O’Donnell, a long-time resident of Secaucus. She passed away Dec. 10. Born in Teaneck, she lived in Hoboken and Jersey City before settling in Se...
Return of the living dead
‘Walker Stalker’ convention proves you can’t keep a good zombie down
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Meadowlands Expo Center, the Walker Stalker convention drew thousands of devoted fans of the wildly popular TV show “The Walking Dead” to the Sec...
Bittersweet farewell
Soon-to-retire Hudson School director nominated for national award
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a miracle. Not that Suellen Newman, the director of the Hudson School, was nominated for a Life Changer of the Year Award for the 2015-2016 school year. Or that the independent private school ...
Referendum scrapped
Voters will get a second shot at changing date of election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Critics who oppose changing Jersey City’s municipal elections from May to November appear to be satisfied now that the City Council voted on Dec. 16 to put the question back on the ballot next Nove...
News to Mews
288-unit residential complex coming to Paterson Plank Road
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson News will soon be Hudson Mews. Clearing of the land is nearly complete at the sprawling 11+ acre site at the intersection of Paterson Plank Road and Grand Avenue in North Bergen. Constructio...
SACCO, PASQUALE
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Dec. 16 at St. Marys Church, West New York for Pasquale “Pat” Sacco, 95, of West New York, the father of state Senator and North Bergen Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco. He passed...
SCOREBOARD
Friars look to reload with host of international newcomers
by Jim Hague
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The St. Anthony boys’ basketball team is not accustomed to losing in the NJSIAA state tournament. After all, the Friars hold the state record for championships won with 27. They have captured 12 NJ...
Hobbies into businesses
Annual Holiday Bazaar features entrepreneur craftspeople
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
If there was a theme to the Holiday Bazaar in Secaucus this year, it was people turning their hobbies into small businesses, and running them out of their homes. The event took place from 11 to 4:3...