Wreaks havoc in stolen cop car

By Karen Zautyk KEARNY – In one of the more bizarre stories thus far this year,…

Bringing 9/11 home to kids

By Ron Leir BLOOMFIELD – As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the World…

Borough to submit layoff plan to state

NORTH ARLINGTON – The Borough Council has approved a workforce reduction plan that would see eight individuals…

A healthy outlook for Nutley

By Karen Zautyk NUTLEY – When it comes to promoting health and fighting obesity, this township…

Kearny honors the brave

Scenes from the town’s annual Memorial Day parade, held last Thursday evening on Belgrove Drive. Photos…

A few professional gripes

Today’s column is about journalists. Writing about your peers is always a risky business, because they…

We’ve Got Mail

To the Publisher: I write regarding your May 25 article concerning the charges against Rev. James…

Hunt is on for 2nd burglary suspect

By Karen Zautyk KEARNY – Last week, The Observer reported on the arrest of a 37-year-old…

Police chase ends in Clifton crash

By Karen Zautyk NUTLEY – A Paterson motorist who allegedly attempted to run over a police…

ScareKrow and DeLacey bring southern ‘twang’ to the Garden State

By Anthony J. Machcinski A modern version of the southern rock style mixed with the influences…

Around town

Belleville Belleville Public Library and Information Center, 221 Washington Ave., is offering patrons tutoring on surfing…

Record-setting season for Harrison setters

Blue Tide volleyball squad wins school-best 19 matches By Jim Hague Although the Harrison High School…