Winter be gone!
Secaucus celebrates spring with a festival in the park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter may be holding on with icy fingers, but spring officially sprung on Friday, March 20, and to celebrate the occasion Secaucus held an all-day “Celebration of Winter Past” on Saturday. One yea...
Secaucus grad recruited for White House team
Working on national education issues as part of rotation program
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
At age 25, Secaucus High School graduate Zaid Abuhouran is in Washington D.C. preparing for his next assignment: working with President Obama’s team of close advisors on the White House Domestic Po...
Superheroes seize Secaucus
Convention will feature comic book creators, rock artists in April
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It should come as no surprise that comics aren’t just for kids anymore. “I went to see Art Spiegelman’s ‘Wordless,’ and he talked about how comics have gone from junk culture for children to accept...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Library’s used book sale runs through Sunday The Secaucus Public Library and Business Resource Center is ending the month of March by hosting a four-day used book sale from Thursday, March 26 to Su...
Invisible no longer
New committee advocates for residents with disabilities
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Two years ago Secaucus saw the establishment of the Special Education Parents Advisory Committee (SEPAC) to work on behalf of children with special needs. Last year Secaucus held its first All Abil...
‘Dedication, honor, pride’
WWII vet’s medals presented to his widow and family
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When Eleanor Zibowich reached out to the Secaucus town administration for help in replacing her late husband Eddie’s Purple Heart medal from World War II, she had no idea that he had received a who...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Businesses, offices, and hotels growing
Commercial development continues to rise in Hudson
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Residential buildings aren’t the only types of developments sprouting around Hudson County. A fair number of office buildings, businesses, and stores are rising to service and employ the new reside...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of Obamacare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...
How are the schools?
New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
If you were to describe the year in education in Hudson County, the best word to use would be “new.” New methods of teaching, new technologies, new facilities, new grade levels for charter schools ...