For whom the school bell tolls
Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 3
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“We have a new bell schedule in our high school and middle school,” said Secaucus Superintendent of Schools Robert Presuto. As a result, school periods just got shorter, going from about 50 minutes...
‘Elvis’ plays Secaucus
Popular Summer Concert Series continues
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The familiar voice of Elvis filled Buchmuller Park on Thursday evening, Aug. 21 as hundreds of residents and guests danced or sang along or simply sat in lawn chairs enjoying the cool summer evenin...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...
‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’
Tribute in firehouse honors first responder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who d...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Church announces Statue of Mary procession route as part of Sept. feast The Immaculate Conception Church Feast in Buchmuller Park from Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 4 to 7 will include a procession in ...
Gambling in the Meadowlands?
‘Vision plan’ proposes four casinos and more
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“This plan’s intention is to restore the Meadowlands complex as the number one multi-venue sports destination in the world,” said Ron Simoncini, president of Axiom Communications. The occasion was ...
Rolling restaurants hit town
Wednesday food truck court brings exotic food options to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Everybody makes fun of me at work because I get excited on Wednesday when it’s food truck day,” said Frank, who has been frequenting the food trucks ever since he found out they visit at lunchtime...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
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Last chance for vendors to participate in library mini-fair/book sale The Friends of the Secaucus Public Library’s 17th annual mini-fair/used book sale will take place on the library grounds on Sat...