Day of color, day of dance
Diwali festival lights up Buchmuller Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Buchmuller Park was filled to overflowing on Oct. 12 with music, dancing, delicious food, and brightly colored finery. Residents and friends turned out in large numbers on a gorgeous fall afternoon...
Jersey City man raises aid for West Africa
Operation Amira, named for his late mother, is collecting badly-needed supplies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jersey City resident Elijah Wells got the call from his family in West Africa, he was still debating what to do about honoring his mother. Originally from Sierra Leone in West Africa, she died...
20 years of ‘Clerks’!
Famous Jersey-based indie film has Hudson County connection
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1993, actor Scott Schiaffo was 28, living with his mother in Garfield, N.J., earning a living at two or three retail jobs, and on-and-off binge drinking. He was also working with a Hoboken-based...
Be the parent that believes
by Mayor Michael Gonnelli
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With the start of the new school year, this is a great time to inform you about an important parent group that was formed last year. The Secaucus Special Education Parent Advisory Committee or SEPA...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Flu vaccinations available Mayor Michael Gonnelli and the Town Council in conjunction with the Secaucus Health Department and Marra’s drugstore will offer flu vaccinations for adults ages 18 and up...
Guardians of the waterways
Secaucus Coast Guard Auxiliary keeps the rivers safe
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Down at the end of a narrow, half-hidden driveway off Meadowlands Parkway stands the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary building. Most people don’t even know it’s there, much less what the three dozen or s...
Piping hot
Secaucus bagpipe band plays MSG for Indian Prime Minister
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the United States for a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House, he made a stop at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 28 to address nearl...
Cruising into college
New local business offers bus tours to 68 campuses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re considering colleges this fall and planning to visit any campuses, there’s an easy new way to go about it. Local business CoTo Travel conducts weekly bus tours from Secaucus to almost 70 ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Be Moved, Secaucus walkathon benefits St. Jude The mayor and Town Council along with the Board of Health invite residents to Be Moved, Secaucus on Saturday, Oct. 18 featuring a walkathon to benefit...
County high school may move from NB to Secaucus
Project had stalled; may eventually replace dinosaur park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
With additional money being generated through the state, a plan to move the North Bergen campus of the Hudson County Schools of Technology to Secaucus seems to be on the agenda again after being se...