By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent HARRISON — Fire struck again in Harrison this week, this time taking a life. Harrison Fire Director Harold Stahl said a call came into the dispatch center Monday, April 8, at about 12:30 p.m. reporting… Continue Reading
Three Lyndhurst residents have been arrested on theft by deception charges, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced today. Adan R. Cueva, 31, Lyndhurst; Adan L. Cueva, 57, of Lyndhurst; and Angel C. Cueva-Castro, 26, of Lyndhurst, were also charged… Continue Reading
The North Arlington Police Department says 16-year-old Anthony Coto has returned home safely. He’d gone missing Friday night. No other details are available.
Updated at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, with comments from Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos. KEARNY — The vice-president of the Kearny Board of Education, who is also a former town councilman, alleged to be involved in a $13… Continue Reading
Report By The Observer Staff NEWARK — A former prominent Nutley attorney has been found guilty on 23 charges — ranging from conspiracy to commit murder to racketeering — after a significant trial and two days of jury deliberation.… Continue Reading
HARRISON — Updated at 4:30 p.m. A six-alarm fire is still giving firefighters trouble on Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard this afternoon, just as the West Hudson St. Patrick’s Day Parade is kicking off. Reports say the fire broke out at… Continue Reading
By Ron Leir Observer correspondent HARRISON — Residents from five attached buildings on Warren Street in Harrison were evacuated from their homes Monday night, Feb. 25, after a fire ignited in the cockloft of 209 Warren St. and quickly spread… Continue Reading
We’re gathering the details of a major fire on Warren Street in Harrison this evening. In the interim, here is video footage of the fire that was uploaded to Youtube. Please check back for more details.
A 41-year-old Pennsylvania man has been arrested and is being held on $10 million cash-only bail in connection with the Thursday murder of 16-year-old Kearny girl Alishia Colon, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office said this weekend. Cruz Martinez Jr., of… Continue Reading
KEARNY — A 16-year-old Kearny High School student was shot in the head and died from those wounds in her Belgrove Drive Home Thursday night, according to reports. The victim was identified as Alishia Colon, according to reports. Reports… Continue Reading
The “cbp:LLC” theatrical troupe, in place of its postponed Jukebox Jubilee musical revue (temporarily suspended due to hurricane location damage and electrical outages), will host a Sandy Relief Drive at the All-American Sports Shop, 482 Stuyvesant Ave., Lyndhurst, Sunday, Nov.… Continue Reading
Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation and Commissioner Tucci in cooperation with the entire Board of Commissioners are asking residents to rise to the occasion and join them in donating desperately needed items to assist Hurricane Sandy Victims. The devastation… Continue Reading
A Nutley teenage girl had a close call with a prowler on the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 13, police said. Here is the account given by authorities: At 1:49 p.m. police received a frantic phone call from a Nutley woman… Continue Reading
According to the American Red Cross and the Community Blood Council of New Jersey blood supplies are at critical lows this summer. In fact, blood supplies in June nationwide already are 50,000 pints less than they were this time last… Continue Reading
April 26 A man described as 5-feet-eight tried to steal a 1994 Honda parked on Newark Ave. shortly before noon but was scared off by a local resident. The would-be thief ran north on Newark and then west on Harrison… Continue Reading
New Jersey policyholders who suffered losses as a result of Hurricane Irene damage (Aug. 27 through Sept. 5, 2011) have been given an extension to file the Proof of Loss (POL) form with the insurance company handling their claim. National… Continue Reading