Fraud charges are family affair

LYNDHURST — A Lyndhurst businessman and family members have been criminally charged in an alleged scheme…

Can you spell ‘busted’?

  By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY – If you had occasion to drive or walk…

Fire death ruled accidental

HARRISON – The death of an elderly woman at a Harrison fire scene last Monday, April…

EPA working on mudflat plan

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent LYNDHURST – By month’s end, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

Recalling local hero & national tragedy

  By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent NUTLEY– On the morning of April 10, 1963, the USS…

Crumbling factory too close for comfort

By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – A distraught First Ward resident appealed to the Kearny…

A mile of meadows goes up in flames

  By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY — A stubborn brush fire, fanned by strong winds,…

Thoughts & Views: A story at any cost? No thanks

There is one aspect to a job in journalism that I have never quite understood, and…

Correction!

Last week’s story about neighbors up in arms about a development proposal that would replace a…

Housing could replace vacant school

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent BELLEVILLE – It’s been sitting stagnant for years, except as…

‘Stuart Little’ takes the stage

  The West Hudson Arts & Theater Company (W.H.A.T.) will present a stage version of E.B.…

Rooting for Kearny Library garden

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – The long-talked about outdoor reading garden for the…