Fire unions accept comp time

KEARNY –  The Town of Kearny has averted a pending crisis arising from depleting the overtime account for the Fire Department. And there will be no closing of fire companies or reductions of firefighting staff, as initially feared. Instead, under a side agreement to the existing contracts of Fireman’s… Continue Reading

Public asked to report health concerns

Belleville is reaching out to its residents for help in cleaning up the township. The Belleville website allows residents “to confidentially report any public health concerns” around the township to Health Director Colleen Britton. Britton is accepting complaints on a wide range of issues including: • Problems at a… Continue Reading

Suspected car burglars nabbed: NPD

NUTLEY –  Nutley police have arrested and charged two — a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy — after catching them prowling around parked cars, Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari announced. Police said they received a call from a resident reporting suspicious activity in the area of Chestnut St. and Franklin… Continue Reading

2 charged in car burglaries: LPD

Two Lyndhurst teens allegedly targeting parked automobiles were collared in the early morning hours on Sept. 4. Police said they responded to the area around Manor Court and Livingston Ave. at 3:33 a.m. on a report called in that individuals were lurking around, peering into car windows. Upon arrival, police… Continue Reading