secaucus news

Bringing the holidays in
Xchange development holds annual tree lighting ceremony
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
The holiday season got off to a bright start on Nov. 26 during the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Xchange at Secaucus Junction development. Visitors came not just for the lighting, but also t...
Requirements to be a volunteer firefighter may be altered
Also at meeting: Town will suspend street cleaning for three months
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
At Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting, the council members voted to introduce an ordinance that changes some of the requirements to be a volunteer firefighter in the town. Secaucus, but instead w...
Heroes inside and outside the ring
Three locals inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter issued at the conclusion of World War II, President Harry S Truman paid tribute to the memory of Private Michael A. Mastrandrea, who died in the service of his country. “He stands in th...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus Home News closes down The Secaucus Home News, a weekly newspaper that launched in 1910, published its final issue this week, a former reporter has confirmed. “It is done,” said Louise Ritt...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Election winners in Secaucus
Mayor, four council people, two school board incumbents reelected
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
The entire “Moving Secaucus Forward” slate – headed up by Mayor Michael Gonnelli -- easily won reelection in the Tuesday, Nov. 7 mayor/council races. As for the races for three school board seats, ...
Food waste becomes soil for new food
High school gets its first rocket composter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus High School students are about to get a lesson in environmental sustainability, thanks to a rocket composter that the town's environmental department purchased this past summer. The depart...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Menedez gets a mistrial The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez ended when Judge William Walls declared the mistrial after the jury said they could not come to a verdict. Prosecutors have no...
Fights and flood walls
At meeting, councilwoman announces she is battling cancer again
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Third Ward Councilwoman Susan Pirro revealed she is again battling cancer during the Oct. 24 Town Council meeting. Speaking via phone from a rehab facility, Pirro said that she is preparing for a s...

past weeks news

Local linebacker is Athlete of the Week in sports column by Jim Hague
Reporter Sports Columnist

Storm preparation is crucial by Mayor Michael Gonelli

From pork loin to tacos
Sixth annual Restaurant Night is a mouthful
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Fish stories
Kids enjoy pirate-themed derby in Laurel Hill Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer