Baby burned & more: NPD blotter

An infant was burned in what Nutley PD described as a freak accident. Police responded to a River Road…

Obituaries

Nellie Dames  Nellie Dames (nee Dzekevich), 92, passed away on Dec. 25. The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid…

Auxiliary officers needed

LYNDHURST –  The Lyndhurst Police Department is accepting applications for volunteer auxiliary police officers. Members of the Police Auxiliary help…

Keeping Kearny shoppers safe

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  If you’ve noticed an increased police presence in Kearny’s shopping areas…

$$ to flow into Passaic

Acting N.J. Attorney General John J. Hoffman and state Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin last week announced the approval of…

Robbers flee, shots fired

BELLEVILLE –  On Sunday morning, one of the busiest shopping days of the year, armed robbers invaded the Radio Shack…

Belleville board borrows more

By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent  BELLEVILLE –  The already fiscally strapped Belleville Board of Education has committed to borrowing…

Lyndhurst assault suspect nabbed

A suspect wanted in connection with an assault on a 21-year-old woman at a Lyndhurst hotel nearly three months ago…

All was calm, all was bright

In December 1914, the troops of the Allies and the Central Powers have been in combat for several months and…

CORRECTION

A story published last week in The Observer misstated the school district where former Lyndhurst school…

Recycling funds for local towns

TRENTON –  State recycling grants totaling approximately $226,000 are being awarded to the eight communities in The Observer coverage area to…

School board settles vendor suit

KEARNY –  The Kearny Board of Education settled litigation over replacement of its copy machine vendor at its meeting on…