Walmart is keeping cops busy

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  The Walmart in Kearny is conveniently located on Harrison Ave., with…

2011 layoffs affirmed

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – Four former Kearny workers, including a union chief, have lost the first…

Go pink at St. Michael’s

Don your favorite pink attire and join St. Michael’s Medical Center for a Breast Cancer Awareness Month event — Breast…

Cops thwart jewelry robber

HARRISON – Last Tuesday, Oct. 14, happened to be the birthday of a woman visiting Harrison but it was…

2 adults found dead

BELLEVILLE –  Police are investigating what they characterized as a murder-suicide in Belleville. Katherine Carter, spokeswoman for the Essex…

Arrest in sex case & more: NPD blotter

BELLEVILLE – A local man has been arrested on charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a…

3rd swastika suspect charged

KEARNY –  The third member of a Belleville trio suspected in the vandalism of vehicles at a Kearny trucking…

Check out school board hopefuls

The Belleville United Coalition will sponsor a Candidates Forum for those seeking election to the Belleville Board of Education on Monday,…

WE’VE GOT MAIL

DONOVAN GOOD FOR BERGEN To the editor: I support Kathe Donovan. I read the articles, and the different…

Thoughts & Views: Gov’t stumbles threat to Republic?

I always liked to think of myself as a progressive minded member of society, sympathetic to the idea that government…

Octoberfest in Kearny

      Photos by Karen Zautyk Scenes from Saturday fest sponsored by veterans groups to raise money…

Assault suspect

NORTH ARLINGTON –  A 44-year-old North Arlington man has been arrested for child endangerment after “repeatedly striking” a borough 6-yearold, Bergen…