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‘First lady of the Secaucus stage’ passes
C.A.S.T. founder Pat DeFerrari will be missed by many
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“I say this very affectionately, and I think she would appreciate it,” said Michael Griffo about his longtime friend and associate, Pat DeFerrari. “She was a tough broad. A force to be reckoned wit...
Portrait of the apes
Local artist is an advocate for vanishing primates
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Moglia is not an easy person to describe in a few words. That’s because he has so many facets, so many interests, so many careers. He’s a personal trainer and a national champion bodybuilde...
Targeting sex crimes
PD cracks down on prostitution
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Prostitutes and their patrons had better have second thoughts about using Secaucus as their base of operations. Several months ago, Acting Police Chief John Cerny of the Secaucus P.D. launched an i...
Coldwell Banker Homes announces grand opening
Luxurious 15-unit condo complex in Union City open for occupancy
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Coldwell Banker New Homes, one of the nation’s largest award-winning residential brokerage firms, a new15-unit boutique condo complex at 140 36th St. in Union City will host its grand ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Acting Police Chief Cerny to retire After 26 years of service to the Secaucus Police Department, Acting Police Chief John Cerny announced his retirement this week. Deputy Chief Cerny has served in ...
‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
Wanna buy a bridge?
Council to ask feds for funds for infrastructure, flood control
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Speaking at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, Mayor Michael Gonnelli described the bridge on Meadowlands Parkway as being in need of $15 million of repairs. “We’re one of only two towns...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
Business is picking up
Bayonne man’s company removes dog waste for profit
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Nobody had to tell Joe Koval that times are tough. A freelance videographer, Koval was always looking for a way to make a little extra cash. So one day while walking his dog, he noticed some backya...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
C.A.S.T. member Pat DeFerrari dies Patricia “Pat” DeFerrari (nee Pero) passed away suddenly on Saturday, Nov. 29 at age 74. A resident of Secaucus her whole life, DeFerrari co-founded the town’s Co...

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Watching for deadly enterovirus
Local experts emphasize precautions
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer