KPD: Needles, noise & more

Judging from this week’s KPD reports, hypodermic needles have become the accessory of choice among some arrestees. Read on for details, along with items about loud and obnoxious music, an itinerant leaf-raker, the usual complement of (alleged) shoplifters, “brand-name” heroin, and various suspicious individuals. Nov. 5  At 6:20 p.m., Sgt.… Continue Reading

NPD: Burglary arrest; help sought in hit-run

Nutley police arrested a 21-year-old Bloomfield man in the early-morning hours of Nov. 11 on Gerard Road after a resident caught him allegedly trying to burgle his Mercedes Benz, the Nutley Police Department said. Darren Clark was charged with three counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary, after… Continue Reading

No meter fees in borough during holiday season

NORTH ARLINGTON –  Drivers who park in metered spaces in North Arlington will be spared from paying, from Thanksgiving through the New Year’s Day weekend, thanks to a holiday amnesty approved by Mayor Joseph Bianchi and the Borough Council. “This is designed to make the holidays a bit more convenient for… Continue Reading

Kearny’s Sawyer; Nutley’s Watson, Condito sign scholarship letters

Left photo by Jim Hague, Right photo courtesy Joe Piro and Nutley athletics
LEFT: Kearny ace pitcher Corey Sawyer (seated) signs his national letter of intent to attend Seton Hall next September. Seated with Sawyer is his mother Colleen
Johnson. Standing, from l., are Kearny athletic director John Millar, interim principal Linda Rocco and head baseball coach Frank Bifulco. . RIGHT: Nutley
standout athletes Blair Watson (l.) and Anthony Condito are all smiles, holding the hats of the schools of their choice, Watson to Maryland and Condito to

Other than winning a championship, the absolute pinnacle that a high school student/athlete can achieve is a scholarship to college. Last week, at schools like Nutley and Kearny, some top scholar-athletes were rewarded by signing National Letters of Intent to their respective NCAA Division I schools, prestigious institutions that they will attend next fall.… Continue Reading