Hometown ‘Legends’

“Legendary Locals,” just released by Arcadia Publishing, focuses on the residents -- famous and not --…

Schools need 60M in repairs

BELLEVILLE –  The bill to fix Belleville’s public schools has come due … and it’s a whopper. In…

Family Success Center up & running

KEARNY –  Prevention Links’ Liberty Family Success Center, the 53rd such state-funded facility in New Jersey, has begun operating in…

Will Silver Lake firehouse reopen? Stay tuned …

BELLEVILLE – Another disastrous fire in Belleville’s Silver Lake section has sparked cries for restoration of the Franklin St. firehouse which…

Kearny native competing for ‘Top Chef’

Karen Akunowicz remembers making an apron in the seventh-grade at Lincoln School in home economics class back in 1991. “We used…

KPD: Now, a front-row seat — in jail

Remember the man from last week’s blotter who was reportedly found sitting in one of the cinemas at the now-closed Lincoln…

Thoughts & Views: To the NRA: Keep doing what you’re doing

Have you ever heard of something called a “community gun”? We learned about this not too long ago after one…

WE’VE GOT MAIL

‘REOPEN THE FIREHOUSE’ To the editor,  I am certain that all of you now know that another…

Feds: N.A. man defrauded investors

NORTH ARLINGTON – A 23-year-old North Arlington man was to appear last week in Newark Federal Court to face charges…

Burglary suspect also combative: KPD

An East Newark man was remanded to the Hudson County Jail on $15,000 bail last week on charges including burglary and…

Charged in Superstorm Sandy fraud

NUTLEY –  A Nutley woman has been charged criminally by the state for allegedly filing fraudulent applications for relief funds…

Selective shoplifters at work: NPD

Maybe it was really Viagra that he needed? The Nutley Police Department announced that a Harrison St. business was the victim…