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No sanctuary in Secaucus
Mayor and local residents react to suggestion; two playgrounds to be upgraded
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks ago, at the Feb. 14 council meeting, Secaucus resident Michele LaRue urged officials to adopt legislation making the town a “sanctuary city.” Sanctuary cities are municipalities that refu...
Learning from letters
Secaucus police hold pizza party for students who wrote to them
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in January, second-grade students at the Huber Street School wrote friendly letters to members of the Secaucus Police Department as part of a unit on how to write letters. On Feb. 28, the Seca...
After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue last Saturday, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water o...
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Reporter papers win 10 awards in statewide contest
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising executives for the Hudson Reporter chain of newspapers recently won 10 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jer...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus food pantry seeks donations The Secaucus food pantry needs pasta donations for March. Residents can drop off the items at the senior center, 101 Centre Ave., Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. ...
Should Secaucus be a ‘sanctuary’?
Woman urges council to adopt status, town honors Amico
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“Sanctuary cities” are becoming a hot-button issue. Union City and Jersey City recently declared themselves “sanctuary cities” to stand up to President Donald Trump’s executive orders. These are mu...
P-r-o-s-t-i-d-g-i-what!?
Spelling bee winners at middle school discuss words and winning
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Could you spell “interminableness”? How about “potentialities” or “prostidigitation”? Well, the three winners of last month’s Secaucus Middle School spelling bee sure can. “It feels good,” said six...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
County conflicted over immigration
DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs ...
A couple’s best friend(s)
Local dogs compete at Westminster show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Chester Gigolo might just be one of Hudson County's hidden talents. He's a budding actor, having appeared in commercials for Verizion, QVC, and Mastercard. He's a published author, and he's a star ...

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The father of modern Secaucus
Former Mayor Paul Amico dies at 103
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer