They got tools; still need firefighters

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent HARRISON – The federal government has rejected an application by…

‘Log-in’ required at KHS

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – When they started the fall term last Thursday,…

McDonald bid to keep presidency misfires

By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – Bernadette McDonald’s effort to retain the presidency of the…

As if it were yesterday . . .

  Can it really be 12 years already? A dozen years since the morning that changed…

Arrested in 160G cell-phone scam

  A Nutley man and two from Passaic residents were arrested last Thursday, Sept. 5, by…

Funding in hand for new senior apartments

    By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent HARRISON – Finally, after nearly five years of scrambling…

KPD outreach to help the autistic

  By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY – Families with children — or adults — suffering…

It’s like deja vu all over again

Have you ever heard of Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov? I hadn’t either until the other night…

CORRECTION!

In last week’s issue, our story on the Pioneer Boys & Girls Club of America mentioned,…

Rec Center opens doors to pre-schoolers

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent EAST NEWARK – In a move some might interpret as…

Reports from the Kearny Police blotter

A different sort of shoplifting suspect was arrested last week at Walmart. This one, Kearny police…

Broken bridge hinders dredge transports

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent LYNDHURST – Just four weeks after a contractor began dredging…