A story in last week’s edition misidentified the first name and job location of one of the candidates being considered for an open First Ward council seat in Kearny. The candidate, Jenny Mach, teaches in the Tenafly School District.
NUTLEY — At 12:50 a.m., Jan. 18, a Nutley police officer noticed three young men fleeing a Whitford Ave. location. Police said the three entered a black Subaru, which the officer felt was suspicious and stopped the vehicle. It was… Continue Reading
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
Here’s an ongoing list of local closures as of 5:39 p.m., Jan. 26. We’ll update this post as new information is available to us. • North Arlington Public Schools, closed Jan. 27. • North Arlington Borough Hall, closed Jan. 27… Continue Reading
The Nutley Public Library will close early Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at 1 p.m., due to inclement weather. Call the library at 973-667-0405 on Tuesday to see if it has reopened. You may also check the library website at nutleypubliclibrary.org… Continue Reading
State offices will close today at 1 p.m., and will be closed tomorrow, after Gov. Christie declared a State of Emergency for the entire state.
Because of the pending storm, delivery of The Observer will likely be delayed tomorrow, Jan. 27. We will do our best to get the newspapers to all of our locations as soon as is possible, but they may not be… Continue Reading
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
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Nutley Police Chief Thomas Strumolo announced today that the Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating what appears to be a murder/suicide, according to… Continue Reading
On Jan. 7 at 5:20 p.m., an individual described as a white man, approximately 5’10” with short brown hair, wearing a black jacket with blue hoodie, is alleged to have shoplifted from a CVS at 579 Ridge Road. Police say the… Continue Reading
North Arlington Borough Administrator Steve LoIacono announced Thursday, Jan. 8, that, “Due to severe cold and in case certain citizens, including and especially seniors, are experiencing trouble keeping warm, the North Arlington Senior Center, 10 Beaver Ave., is being made… Continue Reading
BELLEVILLE — The following report was issued by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office on Sunday (Dec. 21): At 11:22 this morning, officers from the Belleville Police Department were summoned by a 911 caller to a possible armed robbery at the… Continue Reading
NUTLEY — Police say they are investigating a diversion burglary that allegedly occurred on Fischer Ave. on Dec. 9. An elderly resident told police that a man banged on her front door at 3 p.m., Dec. 9, claiming there was… Continue Reading
HARRISON – The Christmas Grinch has been busy in Harrison this season. Police said that during the last five weeks or so, they’ve received reports of more than 20 package thefts from town residents. Here’s an accounting of days and… Continue Reading
NUTLEY – It may be holiday time but gremlins are out to spoil the festivities of the season. Mayor/Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and Police Chief Tom Strumolo are cautioning Nutley residents to be wary of scammers posing as government… Continue Reading
The New Jersey State Police needs help locating a missing Belleville woman. Mildred Soto, 52, was last seen in Belleville on Oct. 2, police said. Police said she suffers from paranoia and may be in the area of Midtown Manhattan or… Continue Reading
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Nutley Police Chief Thomas J. Strumolo have announced that the driver of the black Ford Econoline van believed to have been be involved in a Nov. 15 accident in which a 77-year-old… Continue Reading
NORTH ARLINGTON — Park Ave. is closed between Elm and Chestnut Sts. today for construction, the North Arlington Police Department said in a text alert. It will be closed until further notice.