Cops break up narcotics operation

BLOOMFIELD – Armed with a battering ram, Essex County sheriff’s officers and Bloomfield police last week forced their way through a steel-fortified apartment door and arrested three suspects on drug-trafficking charges, Sheriff Armando Fontoura reported. Fontoura said detectives from Bloomfield and his department’s Bureau of Narcotics executed a search warrant last Tuesday afternoon… Continue Reading

It’s the Blair Watson Project in Nutley, headed to Maryland

By Jim Hague  Observer Sports Writer  When Blair Watson was growing up – albeit in rapid fashion – the first sport she participated in was not basketball. “Tennis was my first sport,” said the talented Nutley High School girls’ basketball player. “I started with tennis in third grade.”… Continue Reading