Better late than never on court safety

KEARNY/HARRISON –  Maybe the state should throw the book at them. Nine years after the N.J. Administrative Office of the Courts mandated local authorities beef up security for municipal courts, Kearny and Harrison are still lagging behind. Hudson County Superior Court Assignment Judge Peter F. Bariso Jr., whose office has sought… Continue Reading

Bras, other undergarments taken from resident’s laundry: NPD

An Adams Court resident in Nutley lost several bras, gym pants, socks and other undergarments on Aug. 16 and on several other occasions and police say they believe someone is entering the laundry room of the complex and taking the items undetected. The victim told police she’d found the items… Continue Reading

Don’t be scammed by fake IRS callers

Nutley Commissioner Steven Rogers is warning the public that criminals are continuing to use sophisticated phone scams targeting taxpayers, especially senior citizens. “A number of Nutley senior citizens have reported to me that they received threatening and intimidating telephone calls from individuals claiming to be IRS agents,” said Rogers. He… Continue Reading

Blue Tide looks to turn tide with new coach Glover Jr.

Photo by Jim Hague
The Harrison High School football team begins a new era with Rich Glover Jr.
(c.) as the new head coach. From l., are Saul Santana, Johanser Nunez, Glover
Jr., Adrian Sime, John DeCosta and Aaron Velasquez.

Pardon Rich Glover Jr.’s enthusiasm as he takes over the moribund Harrison High School football program. Sure, Glover Jr., the son of the former Outland Trophy winner and College Football Hall of Famer from Nebraska, knows that there hasn’t been a winning football season in quite some time. That idea doesn’t frighten him at… Continue Reading

Another mulch fire erupts

KEARNY –  Firefighters from Kearny and North Arlington battled a stubborn fire over the weekend at a meadowlands mulch company where fires have been a recurring problem in recent years. Kearny Fire Chief Steven Dyl said that the first fire units were dispatched to the twoacre property off the Belleville Turnpike, straddling the border of… Continue Reading