Friday, October 20, 2017

Reporting the Local News for Over 100 Years!

News

Gary Jeffas brings legal skills to Secaucus Town Council

Gary Jeffas is not the oldest member of the Secaucus Town Council, but he is the longest serving councilman on the current council. Elected to the council from the First Ward in November 2006, he was re-elected to his third term this past November. When his most recent term ends in four years, he will […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

SCHOOL BUS BOSS DOES IT ALL!

Debbie Zapoluch can do it all — organize and coordinate thirty-nine school bus routes daily, field calls from bus drivers whose buses won’t start in frigid winter weather, find a substitute driver to replace one who has called in sick or is on vacation, schedule the daily work days of the thirty-eight school bus drivers, […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

TOWN COUNCIL ‘SEEKS APPLICANTS’ FOR CHIEF JOB

The Mayor and Council repeatedly asserted they “weren’t ready” to hire a new chief for the SPD (Secaucus Police Department) in the six months following longtime Chief Dennis Corcoran’s retirement in May 2014. Apparently, they are now ready to do so because Councilman Gary Jeffas announced at the meeting of the Town Council on February […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Truck Hits Bridge: Chief Schoch Orchestrates Rescue

Secaucus Fire Chief Bryan Schoch got the call at 12:14 Wednesday (2/11) afternoon. A flatbed truck carrying three sections of a steel crane had hit the Paterson Plank Road overpass near Home Depot on Route 3 East, the impact toppling the load onto the highway with one of the sections falling on top of a […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Well-wishers pack PAC for police promotions and new hires

The Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center (PAC) was filled with toddlers and teens, millennials and grandparents, last Tuesday evening when the Mayor and Town Council held its regular meeting at the North End auditorium. Was the town giving away money, forgiving property taxes for the quarter, announcing that a new supermarket was coming to […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Despite Opposition, SBOE switches School Elections to November

The Secaucus Board of Education (SBOE) took a historic leap at its meeting last Thursday (1/22) evening when it voted to move the school board election from April to November. The vote was unanimous (vice president Joe Lewis was absent). Several trustees defended the board’s action prior to the vote on the resolution, which was […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Mayor Upbeat at Swearing In Ceremony of Council Members and Fire Chiefs

A ceremony at Secaucus Town Hall ushered in the new year on January 3, as three council members, three fire chiefs, and several others swore oaths of office before the mayor, town council, and a large gathering of police, fire officials, and residents. The Rev. Victor Kennedy, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church, gave a benediction: […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Mayor Upbeat at Swearing In Ceremony of Council Members and Fire Chiefs

A ceremony at Secaucus Town Hall ushered in the new year on January 3, as three council members, three fire chiefs, and several others swore oaths of office before the mayor, town council, and a large gathering of police, fire officials, and residents. The Rev. Victor Kennedy, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church, gave a benediction: […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Town in Shock Over Sudden Death of Pat DeFerrari

—First Woman Elected to Town Council— —Co-Founder of Community Theater—Secaucus lost one of its priceless human treasures Saturday evening when Patricia “Pat” DeFerrari passed away suddenly at age 74. The sad news of her passing spread throughout our town over the weekend and the outpouring of love and admiration for the politician, singer, community activist, […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Vietnam Veterans and Other Vets Honored at Veterans’ Day Ceremony

President Abraham Lincoln once wrote, Honor to the Soldier, and Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor also to the Citizen who cares for his brother in the field, and serves, as he best can, the same cause…” This sentiment echoed in the hearts of the residents gathered in front of the new […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }