Nutley Police are investigating the disappearance of 17-year-old Judith Hicswa. She was last seen Monday, Feb. 17 between 8 and 9 p.m., leaving her Centre Street residence, with possibly an older Asian man. She was wearing a red sweatshirt, with white… Continue Reading
A teenage girl from Nutley who was reported missing since Feb. 11 is back home, Nutley Police said today. Detective Sgt. Anthony Montanari said the parents of Christina Simeonidis called the department on the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 20, to… Continue Reading
By Kevin Canessa Jr. Former Observer Editor I first met Raymond J. McDonough in January 1992. He was still a councilman in Harrison, and I was just a high-school senior at St. Peter’s Prep and a rookie stringer at another… Continue Reading
HARRISON — Longtime Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough, 65, collapsed at Town Hall and died of an apparent heart attack on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. McDonough had just finished one meeting and was getting ready for another when he was stricken,… Continue Reading
Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli announced today the charging of three additional individuals in connection with the bar brawl that occurred outside the Twins Plus Lounge located at 2 South Main St., South Hackensack. During the incident, five people were… Continue Reading
If you own an Android-powered mobile phone or tablet, we’ve got good news for you — you can now read The Observer on the go without having to strain your eyes. Thanks to the new app “Issuu,” which powers our… Continue Reading
The Passaic Valley Water Commission and borough fire department volunteers will be testing fire hydrants in the borough on Jan. 13 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Work is expected to be completed the same day. In a message to… Continue Reading
HARRISON — Special guest Jerome de Bontin, general manager of the Red Bulls, will address the Harrison business community at an upcoming networking event presented by Harrison Business Connections. The event includes a private tour of Red Bull Arena and… Continue Reading
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The Belleville Police Department and the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing Belleville boy Charlie Castillo. Castillo, 12, is 5’3″, 100 pounds with black hair, and brown eyes and was last seen 7 a.m.… Continue Reading
Kearny High School’s Project Graduation committee is already working on fundraising for next year’s drug- and alcohol-free party for the school’s graduating seniors. The average cost is just under $30,000 and each student pays a small stipend of $15 to… Continue Reading
Township residents are cautioned that two suspects are posing as utility company employees asking to look at the homeowners’ water meters in an effort to gain access to homes. Once inside, the homeowner is distracted while an accomplice rummages through… Continue Reading
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.