Promising year ahead for NA boys’ hoop squad

Photos by Jim Hague
The North Arlington boys’ basketball team will be bolstered by the return of
their top two guards from last year, namely Kevin Cerqueira (l.) and Edgar Carranza

The North Arlington High School boys’ basketball team posted a 17-10 record last year and lost two key players, Jose Checo and Jonathan Hurley, to graduation. But that doesn’t mean that the Vikings will be any worse this season. In fact, according to third-year head coach Rich Corsetto, the Vikings have a… Continue Reading

4 firefighters injured at recycling-plant fire in Lyndhurst

2015-11-26 Lynd fire feat

A Thanksgiving Day fire destroyed the interior of a huge paper recycling plant in Lyndhurst. Both the origin and cause of the three-alarm blaze, which brought out firefighters from the township and eight other area communities, was undetermined at present. Click the headline to read the entire story. Continue Reading

‘Promedy’ promises lots of laughs

Photos by Milly Gonzalez
Students rehearse for upcoming production of “Promedy.”

KEARNY –  What happens when a student government leader, theater geek, science whiz nerd, cheerleader, newspaper hound and football jocks, among others, get together to plan a prom? Well, they come up with a theme and then romantic intangibles and intrigue enter into the equation and … you have “Promedy,”… Continue Reading

Lawmaker charged with taking bribe

Elias Chalet

BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield Councilman Elias N. Chalet was arrested last week and charged with allegedly soliciting and accepting a $15,000 bribe from a local businessman, promising to guarantee that the township would proceed with its planned purchase of the man’s commercial property, N.J. Attorney General John J. Hoffman reported. Chalet, 53,… Continue Reading