This was an open & shut case

KEARNY –  Local vice detectives, ever vigilant in their efforts to protect the township from nefarious activity, managed to…

Business Review: Alternate paths to relief at Total Pain Care

KEARNY –  There’s a myth out there about living with pain. Most people think one of the only solutions…

around town

East Newark St. Anthony’s School will host an all-grades reunion Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. at Michael’s Riverside in…

Shop Rite wins Kearny Little League World Series

There was a time in his life when Mike Landy was a successful high school football and baseball coach at…

Long-time friends Malanga, Nisivoccia reunite at All-Star Classic

UNION –  Frank Malanga and Vincent Nisivoccia are longtime friends, going back to their middle school days in Nutley. They also…

Kids in North Arlington learn fundamentals of baseball

For several years, youngsters in North Arlington never had a chance to enhance their baseball skills. So when their respective…

‘Suspicious’ suitcase leads to evacuations

HARRISON –  A scary situation prevailed outside the Islamic Center of Harrison last Thursday with the discovery of what…

Obituaries

Melvin J. Diehl  Melvin J. Diehl passed away on June 24. He was 89. Born in Pennsylvania,…

Firefighters rescue man stuck in mud

By Kevin Canessa Jr. & Ron Leir  Observer Correspondents  NORTH ARLINGTON – A subcontractor doing survey work for…

Historic church getting facelift

BELLEVILLE –  The dangling cross at the top of the steeple at the historic former Dutch Reformed…

Kingsland meadows site sold

LYNDHURST/ NORTH ARLINGTON – At one time, the Kingsland meadowlands tract was to be the site for a giant…

Security contractor fills BOE seat

KEARNY – The Kearny Board of Education has appointed Bryan Granelli, a private security firm owner whose daughter is a…