Brain & brawn

EAST NEWARK –  For kids like Perla Orozco, Gabriel Arias and Miguel Villalpando, it was the chance to exercise…

Selfless service to community

BELLEVILLE –  Two longtime Belleville civic activists were feted by the Kevin G. Kennedy Civic Association at the organization’s 22nd…

Public event safety eyed in new rules

KEARNY –  Kearny’s VFW post is asking the town to divert traffic off Belgrove Drive, from Bergen Ave. to…

90-year-old Harrison woman thrown nearly 12 feet after hit-and-run

HARRISON — Harrison police are continuing to investigate exactly how a 90-year-old town woman was struck…

Man shot dead by police in library

LYNDHURST – A township man was fatally shot by police inside the Lyndhurst Public Library last Friday. Police Chief James…

School trustee facing removal

KEARNY –  Once part of a majority voting bloc on the Kearny Board of Education, Dan Esteves this week faced…

Town awaits ABC ruling on bar

KEARNY –  Theresa Sullivan was happy when she bought her brand new house on Brighton Ave. in Kearny’s First Ward.…

4 new promotions but still understaffed

KEARNY –  He’s been a Kearny cop since 1999 but five years prior, Adriano Marques learned what it was like…

Thoughts & Views: The sporting life

The recent passing of Walter Byers, who built up a then-fledgling National Collegiate Athletic Association into a college sports dynamo, brought…

CORRECTION

A story in The Observer’s May 27 issue about a Lyndhurst residential development misstated the name…

BOE settles with Doran on back pay

KEARNY – The Kearny Board of Education has agreed to settle a tort claim for wrongful termination brought by…

Emergency device will help save lives

LYNDHURST –  The township of Lyndhurst has equipped one of its ambulances with a Zoll AutoPulse Non-Invasive Cardiac Support Pump…