A done deal: Digesere is leaving

By Ron Leir KEARNY – This township’s  public schools’ chief is going on a permanent vacation…

Lawsuit filed in NJMC tax dispute

By Karen Zautyk KEARNY – A battle over tax-sharing payments by communities in the New Jersey…

Driver hunted in fatal crash

    By Karen Zautyk KEARNY – An arrest warrant has been issued for the motorist…

What price firefighter training?

  By Ron Leir As this township struggles to nail down a spending plan for 2012,…

Here’s a club that never stops working

By Ron Leir LYNDHURST – It’s a safe bet that members of the Lyndhurst Women’s Club…

The KPD gets its man

By Karen Zautyk KEARNY – In last week’s Observer, which went to press May 27 because…

‘Love Ya Babe’

By Lisa Pezzolla This column is dedicated to the memory of Anthony C. Tortoreti, who died…

News reports from around the globe

While local news stations were busy reporting on Anthony Weiner’s weiner (how can you NOT know…

We’ve Got Mail

To the Publisher: We just wanted to thank “Darryl” (who informed us that he is a…

2 more admit guilt in ATM skim scam

By Karen Zautyk NEWARK – Two additional defendants in a scheme to obtain account information from…

Sex offender to be extradited

KEARNY – Kearny police reported the arrest last week of a Rhode Island registered  sex offender…

Bloomfield gets a taste of Broadway

By Anthony J. Machcinski A bit of Broadway came to Bloomfield on Sunday as Broadway performer…