Calling all ‘Citizen Journalists:’ We want your work

Citizen Journalist Program

Are you a news hound? Do you take great photos? Are you on the scene of fires often, shooting videos? If so, we at The Observer want to hear from you. With the start of the New Year, we’re resurrecting our old Citizen Journalist program. It’s a very simple process, too. If you’ve captured something newsworthy — and would be willing to share it with us — we want to hear from you. Click the headline to read more. Continue Reading

Shots fired at NA’s Riverview Gardens was apparent suicide: Acting Chief Hearn

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A man has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Riverview Gardens apartments just off Ridge Road and the Belleville Turnpike, acting North Arlington Chief of Police John Hearn said in a news release. Click on the headline for full details. Continue Reading

Police shoot suspect dead inside Lyndhurst Library: Chief

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LYNDHURST — Updated at May 30 at 10:19 a.m. A Township man is dead after a police-involved shooting inside the Lyndhurst Public Library, police said. The suspect, who was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead shortly after arriving there, has been… Continue Reading

From Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos … RE: the snow emergency

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The Kearny Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the Kearny Police and Fire departments, Kearny Emergency Rescue Squad, Office of Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Town Administrator Michael Martello, the Kearny School District, Kearny Health and Public Works Departments, and… Continue Reading

Angelo Feorenzo, father of former Observer Publisher Lisa Feorenzo, dies at 75

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Above: Tina Feorenzo, Angelo J. Feorenzo and former Observer Publisher Lisa Feorenzo. Angelo James Feorenzo, 75, of Toms River, died Thursday, Jan. 22, at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Born and raised in Hackensack, he moved to Toms River in… Continue Reading