Secaucus News

Bringing the holidays in

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...

Requirements to be a volunteer firefighter may be altered

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 does not have a paid fire...

Heroes inside and outside the ring

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...


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 Ritteberg, who reported for...

Giving thanks

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, Jersey...

Election winners in Secaucus

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, for...

Food waste becomes soil for new food

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 department purchased the composter with a $24,750...

Beer here

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. “Definitely wouldn't sell them...


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 not yet said...

Winners in Hoboken, Jersey City, West New York, Bayonne, Secaucus elections

HUDSON COUNTY -- That's right! Tonight, shortly after 8 p.m., the Reporter will start posting BREAKING NEWS to announce the winners of heated races in Jersey City, Hoboken, West New York, Bayonne, and Secaucus....
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