[Slideshow] Car crash near Bergen Ave. & Maple St. in Kearny Wednesday

Our thanks to our friend Skyler J. Whitehead, AKA Skyler Fire. Skyler often provides us with photos of Kearny Fire Department activity. In this case, it was a car crash near the intersection of Bergen Ave. and Maple St. in Kearny at around 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. Click for more. Continue Reading

Pulaski Skyway traffic to shift to the northbound lanes next week

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that southbound traffic on the Pulaski Skyway is scheduled to be shifted on to two sections of the newly completed northbound lanes beginning Monday, April 4, as the rehabilitation of the historic 84-year-old… Continue Reading

A look back at 2015

As we do every year, here’s a look back at the top stories that made headlines in 2015. The first six months — January to June — were recounted by Kevin Canessa Jr.; July through December, by Ron Leir. Click the headline to read on. Continue Reading

Official: Crash ‘looked a lot worse than it was’

If you were stuck in traffic on the Belleville Pike, or Kearny Ave., or Ridge Road, or surrounding streets, during Friday morning’s rush hour, this was the reason. At 8:25 a.m., a car and an NJ Transit bus collided on Kearny Ave. near the former Lincoln Theater. Police said there were minor injuries to two bus passengers, but apparently the crash ‘looked a lot worse than it was.’ Not so for the traffic jams; they were as bad as they looked. Continue Reading