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What the smell is that odor in Kearny?

Kearny’s elected officials are looking to their state counterparts to raise a stink about noxious odors wafting from the Keegan Landfill on Bergen Avenue. On Jan. 8, several town residents whose homes are close to the 110-acre dump now owned…

Obituaries for 16 Jan. 2019

TAJ ANTHONY ROBERTS Taj Anthony Roberts of Kearny died Jan. 9, 2019. He was 37. Visiting was at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. Cremation was private. In 2013, Taj was inducted into the Kearny High School Hall of Fame…

IMMIGRATION EXCLUSIVE

Nutley Commissioner Steven L. Rogers is doing a lot more these days than just representing the people of his small Essex County township. In fact, he’s taken on a leadership role that he hopes will lead to a second term…

Obituaries for 9 Jan. 2019

PETER T. NOLAN Mr. Peter T. Nolan (retired KFD) of Kearny and Point Pleasant died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. He was 83. Pete was a lifelong Kearny resident. The funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, Dec. 28, at St. Cecilia Church,…