Secaucus News

Bad deal for local environment?

It's been more than two decades since Hudson County committed itself to clearing up the Kopper’s Koke site in Kearny. The property is owned by the Hudson County Improvement Authority, which has been seeking to...

Hovering saucers, fireballs, floating lights …

On Jan. 12, 1975, a liquor store owner named George O’Barski said he was driving through North Bergen’s Braddock Park at 2:45 a.m. when his radio filled with static. He said he looked over his...

A sensory experience

In the Secaucus Public Library, a student from St. Joseph’s School for the Blind diligently works behind the counter helping to organize some of the Braille archives. This is one of a number of jobs...

Sunday in the park

When the boat launch was first installed at its current location in Laurel Hill Park, the park didn’t yet exist. It was still something on the drawing board, waiting to happen. The boat launch in...

Hudson County refused to cooperate with ICE raids

A tweet posted by President Donald Trump in early July claiming massive immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement would take place throughout the nation between July 13 to 15 sent protesters to the...


American Dream could be a headache Reports that Secaucus might sue to get its fair share of impact fees from the soon-to-open American Dream Mall are premature, said town officials this week. Mayor Michael Gonnelli has...

Environmentalists question the safety of oil-by-rail shipments

Six years ago, the Quebecois town of Lac-Megantic went up in flames after a 72-car train carrying crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region derailed and incinerated a small downtown area, killing 47 people...

Secaucus Briefs

Secaucus Police seeking qualified candidates The Secaucus Police Department seeks qualified candidates.  Applications will be submitted electronically @ Examination Date: Saturday, August 24. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and earned not less...

Icons of Secaucus

Secaucus has a number of monuments honoring important people of the past, most on the lawn of town hall. Others are in remote locations. Amico transformed Secaucus For most residents of Secaucus, the center of town...

Secaucus bans short-term rentals

Though municipal officials claim Secaucus doesn’t yet have a significant problem with short-term rentals, the town council introduced an ordinance at its June 26 meeting that would prohibit renting for 30 days or less. “We...
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