Coming up in the Feb. 27 edition of The Observer, we take a look at a gun buyback program that has netted 1,700 weapons from the streets. Also, police in Lyndhurst are looking for three men in connection with… Continue Reading
We’re gathering the details of a major fire on Warren Street in Harrison this evening. In the interim, here is video footage of the fire that was uploaded to Youtube. Please check back for more details.
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By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent BELLEVILLE – For members of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission’s Passaic River Restoration Program, it was just another day in the water. Or so they like to say. But, in fact, what happened this… Continue Reading
TRENTON– In December 2011, the N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission launched Operation Facial Scrub, a fraud-prevention initiative using facial recognition technology to detect individuals who have obtained N.J. driver’s licenses using false identities. Last week, MVC Chairman Raymond Martinez and N.J.… Continue Reading
KEARNY – On Feb 10, two bandits, one armed with a handgun, entered Krauszer’s Deli at Kearny and Bennett Aves., tied up the clerk and escaped with approximately $1,000 in cash and several cartons of cigarettes, police reported. Since that… Continue Reading
By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent HARRISON – Harrison has lost a dedicated civil servant with the death of Public Works Superintendent Ronald Catrambone. Catrambone died Sunday, Feb. 10, at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, after a lengthy illness. He was… Continue Reading
By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – The Kearny Board of Education is being made whole again. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Daniel Esteves was to be sworn in as the ninth member of the board, filling the seat previously… Continue Reading
By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent On Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m., the 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade sponsored by the United Irish Associations of West Hudson will step off in Harrison and wend it way through East… Continue Reading
Don’t take away chance for residential relief In a number of waterfront communities along this side of the Hudson River, there are signs that developers are beginning to make inroads in the residential marketplace. Despite the continuation of an at-best… Continue Reading
In last week’s article “North Arlington’s Little Secret? The uncloaking of The Angry Coffee Bean” it was said that they sell out of fish and chips on Saturday and Sunday, but they sell out of it on Friday and Saturday.
By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY– Kearny police, investigating a Dec. 1 robbery at a local Payless shoe store, solved not only that case but a holdup at yet another Payless, that one in Newark, KPD Chief John Dowie reported.… Continue Reading
Bloomfield Literacy Volunteers of America of Essex and Passaic counties, in partnership with the Bloomfield Public Library, is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in Basic Literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages. A tutor-training workshop will be held at… Continue Reading
Detectives are investigating a burglary to a Park Ave. residence reported by one of the occupants at 3:22 p.m. Upon arrival, police said they found that someone had pried open the common door to the apartment building along with the… Continue Reading
By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer Most high school bowlers don’t get to experience in a lifetime what Will Blanco did in the past week. It’s safe to say that it will always been a week to remember for… Continue Reading