Coming up in the March 20 edition of The Observer …

This week's front page.

This week’s front page.

In this week’s edition of The Observer, our Ron Leir updates the major Harrison fire from two weekends ago.

Also, will Kearny ban smoking in parks? Karen Zautyk takes a look.

Plus — good news for Kearny residents — crime is at a 10-year low. Karen takes a deep look into that.

All of this and more, plus sports from Jim Hague, in this week’s edition of The Observer. Pick it up at newsstands or check our our e-edition on the right-hand side of this webpage.

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Kevin Canessa Jr. is a journalist and webmaster at The Observer. He is responsible for the editorial content on the newspaper's website, the production of the e-Edition, covering the Nutley Police Department and more behind the scenes. From 2006 to 2008, he served as the editor of The Observer, where he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video for the very first time. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Fla., for four years until February 2016 and in 2016, moved back to Kearny to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.