By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer Most soccer players dream of being the goal scorer, the one who blasts the ball into the back of the net, then can do a leap of joy into the arms of… Continue Reading
Nov. 1 At 4:41 p.m., police were dispatched to a Manor Ave. residence on a report of an assault. After determining that the incident involved an alleged case of domestic assault, police arrested a 24-year-old female in connection with the… Continue Reading
Robert Boni Robert Boni died on Nov. 2 at home. He was 82. Born in Pennsylvania, he lived most of his life in Kearny. Visiting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Armitage &… Continue Reading
There are numerous local elections today — and we’ll be posting results on our Facebook page. Not connected to us yet on Facebook? Click here to get to our page — and be sure to “LIKE” us.
The 12-year-old Belleville boy who went missing earlier today has been found — and he’s fine, police say. No more details are available, however.
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
By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – Signs of the beginning of a Kearny recovery from the national recession’s grip are suggested by movement on four local fronts to upgrade real estate. First, there is the meadows-area property… Continue Reading
By Anthony Coelho Observer Intern HARRISON – The concept of bullying needs no explanation. We’ve all experienced it—whether being directly involved, or just a bystander—bullying has been an ongoing war in schools all across the nation. One school in… Continue Reading
By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY – Here is something fascinating I learned Friday evening at the Kearny Public Library: Never ask a ghost, “When did you die?” This is because some ghosts do not know they’re dead.… Continue Reading
HARRISON – In response to a still sluggish job market, Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ Inc. has opened a Career Counseling and Learning Center at its Harrison headquarters, 400 Supor Blvd., second floor. The center is… Continue Reading
By Anthony Coelho Observer Intern Highlights for Children, a popular children’s magazine that has been circulating since 1946, will be publishing a drawing by 8-year old Gabriel Koby of Roosevelt School in Kearny in its November 2013 issue. Annually,… Continue Reading
By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent NUTLEY – Medals will be given to veterans, a Civil War battle will be reenacted and a film about doctors on the battlefields will be screened. And it will all be part of… Continue Reading
By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent BELLEVILLE – On Nov. 9, Grace Baptist Church of Belleville will celebrate a century-plus in the same building at Overlook Ave. and Bremond St. But it wasn’t that long ago that the once-thriving congregation… Continue Reading
By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY – October is Fire Prevention Month. You didn’t know? Then you should have asked a Kearny schoolkid. Thanks to the Kearny Fire Department, 1,770 students in Grades 1-4 got fire-prevention lessons — educational… Continue Reading
They’re all nuts. They should be lined up against the wall and shot. With bullets. Because neither the government nor the insurgents in the awful, prolonged Syrian conflict wants to cooperate with global health authorities to get innocent children vaccinated… Continue Reading