Farewell, faithful friend

  By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY – A treasured part of Kearny’s living history came…

Beware of wasp hives

By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – The hive is back. That’s the buzz around the…

Manor may soon hear cry o ‘timber’!

    By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY – On a fateful Monday morning in late…

Ride, Kearny, ride

Photos by Karen Zautyk Scenes from the annual Bicycle Safety Fair held Saturday afternoon in Kearny…

Tie a Blue Ribbon around Harrison High

  By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent HARRISON – Ron Shields considers it his personal Olympian moment.…

No Kemo, no mercy from the bench

    NEWARK – Paul W. Bergrin of Nutley, once labeled “the baddest lawyer” in New…

Thoughts & Views: Memo to NSA: I’m giving full disclosure

Having boned up on the latest endeavors of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to keep…

Suspect charged in 9 hold-ups

A federal grand jury last week returned a 19-count indictment against a Newark man in connection…

‘Cooping’ cop caught on camera

BELLEVILLE – A township cop has been disciplined after having been caught sleeping in uniform in…

Ex-president stole from PTA, cops say

LYNDHURST – The former president of the Jefferson School Parent Teacher Association of Lyndhurst has been…

Thanks to local artist, the dragon flies!

  By Anthony Coelho Observer Intern Kearny High School’s woodshop instructor of 13 years, Phillip Talone,…

The rap sheet grows a bit longer

  KEARNY – A 40-year-old Kearny man, who police say has a rap sheet dating to…