ALERT: Schuyler Avenue closed southbound at Park Avenue in NA for gas leak

NORTH ARLINGTON — Schuyler Avenue is closed southbound at Park Avenue in North Arlington because of…

Will state help cure deficit?

By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent  BELLEVILLE –  The state Department of Education has assigned a monitor to oversee the Belleville…

Talk about a real ‘con’ game

By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent  In our April 4 edition, The Observer warned readers of a new phone…

They’re on call to help seniors

By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent NUTLEY – “Do you need anything?” “How can we help?” Or maybe just,…

Season ‘opener’ for garden crew

By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  If you grow it, they will come. That’s how the…

Seek voters’ opinion on school shift

By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent  EAST NEWARK –  Borough residents will be asked to pay extra attention when…

Nabbed in 72G I.D. theft

By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  Thanks to diligent police work, “a very involved” case of identity theft,…

Thoughts & Views: The world according to Hagel

In an interview with Charlie Rose aired last week on PBS, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was explaining the…

WE’VE GOT MAIL

‘KEEP INTERSECTION CLEAR’ To the Editor: As was recently reported in The Observer, a pedestrian was struck and killed…

From Kearny to Hollywood: How Thomas Schnauz made it big on the small screen

By Kevin Canessa Jr. Observer Correspondent If you’re a fan of “Breaking Bad” — and let’s face it,…

KPD blotter: Station robbery, MV thefts

Kearny police are working with their counterparts in Belleville to apprehend a man who assaulted and robbed an attendant at…

For nearly 95 years, Bogle Agency Insurance has been there for the community

By Kevin Canessa Jr. Observer Correspondent  LYNDHURST — These days, when a new business opens up —…