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KPD issues update to incident at Postal facility at 1200 Harrison Ave.; arrest made

On Tuesday, May 14, at approximately 10:23 a.m., Kearny police patrol officers responded to the U.S. Postal Service New Jersey Priority Mail Processing Center at 1200 Harrison Ave., Kearny. Police dispatch had received a report from a postal employee that a man asleep inside a car parked in the center’s parking lot had a pistol on his lap.

DEVELOPING NEWS — U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr. and Albio Sires, both of whom represent Kearny in Congress, call on NJDEP for Keegan update

Though they have remained somewhat silent on the matter up until now, it appears Kearny’s representatives in the U.S. House are starting to get a clearer picture of the crisis at the Keegan Landfill. That’s because today, Tuesday, May 7,…

Observer Co-owner Lisa Feorenzo pens letter to Murphy

It's been a week for open letters to Trenton.The Observer's Co-owner and Advertising Director Lisa M. Feorenzo wrote a letter today to Gov. Phil Murphy and sent it to him by email via Deputy Press Secretary Matthew Saidel, with whom she "chatted" on the phone earlier today. Mind you, the discussion, which lasted about 10 minutes, was one-sided. Saidel listened but said very little.


It all happened on a Saturday morning, when most are usually either relaxing or spending time with family. Hundreds of citizens and elected officials — from Kearny, Harrison, East Newark, North Arlington and beyond — marched and protested from the…

Obituaries for 1 May 2019

Edward Francis Farrell Mr. Edward Francis Farrell (Ned), 88, of Madrid, Spain, died on Aug. 2, 2018 in Holland, Netherlands. A memorial visitation will take place Tuesday, May 7, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Condon Funeral Home, 684 Kearny…