A harrowing history lesson

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  BELLEVILLE –  Erwin Ganz was only nine when he fled Germany in…

Fire OT prompts hirings

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  After meeting in closed caucus for about an hour last Wednesday,…

Sober House ordered to pack up

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  Occupants of the so-called Sober House at 2-8 Grand Place in…

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent NEWARK – The federal trial of Kearny Board of Education member John Leadbeater, accused…

7 promoted in police ranks

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  LYNDHURST –  Just four weeks after Commissioner John Montillo took over as public…

Nov. 12 hearing on feral cats

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – Oct. 29 was National Cat Day, and Kearny feline lovers were…

Old enough to know better?

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – Last Wednesday, Oct. 29, Kearny police contacted the Hudson County Juvenile Intake…

Thoughts & Views: We can all walk that tightrope

This past Sunday evening, a global audience tuned in to the Discovery Channel to watch the aerialist Nik Wallenda tackle…

WE’VE GOT MAIL

LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS To the editor:  In response to Karen Zautyk’s column on Ebola, I think much…

Shoplifter had taste for fine wine: NPD blotter

A thief with a craving for the classic vino got away with a $1,900 bottle of wine from…

Cops stop menacing intruder: HPD blotter

HARRISON –  An East Newark man was grabbed by cops early on Monday, Oct. 27, after police said he…

KPD blotter: Some make it easy

A township man who allegedly held a stolen cell phone for ransom and arranged a rendezvous to collect the cash…