There really are ways to dig out of debt steadily

  Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan often losses both itself and friend,…

Obituaries

Gertrude DiElmo Gertrude DiElmo, 93, died on Dec. 18. Born in South Orange, she lived in…

Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah

Christmas Angels spread holiday cheer

  By Anthony J. Machcinski Harrison- With all of the economic hardships that area families face…

Beautifying Bloomfield – one overpass at a time

  By Jeff Bahr Harrison- How do you turn a utilitarian crossing into a colorful celebration…

Library marks centennial anniversary

    By Ron Leir HARRISON – There was a lot of gabbing going on Thursday…

Will empty classrooms become new apartments?

  By Ron Leir BELLEVILLE — A 90-year-old school building whose classrooms have been empty since…

Best gift any writer can get

I know that, in general, Thanksgiving is the holiday where everyone is thankful for something. However,…

We’ve got mail

Holiday Safety Tips Retired New Jersey State Trooper Captain and former Sheriff of Hudson County Juan…

Woman’s wish to help needy Harrison families

  By Anthony Machcinski Back in October, The Observer ran a contest in which the winner…

‘Kids are the losers,’ says BOE head

  By Ron Leir LYNDHURST – A second try this year to get township voters to…

Decorations proclaim: ‘Happy Noel’

  By Anthony J. Machcinski While the economy, bad weather, and busy schedules have done their…