Battered by snowfall, towns look to recover

The Observer got these updates on how the various municipalities were handling the snow as of…

‘He was one of a kind’

Well before there was Obamacare to address the health needs of the poor, Dr. Stanley J. Siwek of Harrison kept up…

‘Clear curbs for snow removal’

NORTH ARLINGTON –  Mayor Joseph Bianchi urged borough residents and property owners not to leave their trash cans and/or…

Teachers declare impasse in talks

KEARNY –  Things have gone from bad to worse in contract talks between the Kearny Board of Education and…

New library chief already well-known to most patrons

NORTH ARLINGTON –  The North Arlington Public Library Board didn’t have to go far to find a new library…

KPD: You’re on ‘Candid Camera.’ Don’t smile.

Three female employees of Walmart were arrested Jan. 14 after one of them allegedly used a cell phone to film…

Pay still unsettled, Tucci settling into job

BELLEVILLE – He’s still waiting to find out important details … like how much he’ll be making and the…

Weathering the storm of ‘news’

Thank goodness that’s over. Until the next time. I’m not talking about the blizzard, per se, but rather the media frenzy…

Charges filed after pedestrian struck: HPD

HARRISON –  A Harrison man was struck by an auto while walking home Sunday night, Jan. 17, police reported. HPD…

Defrauded for game tix, tour, gas: NPD

A resident whose credit card was fraudulently used to buy tickets to a WNBA game reported the crime — and…

Teen charged in armed robbery: KPD

KEARNY –  A 17-year-old Kearny youth was arrested and charged with armed robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession…

aroundtown

Belleville  Belleville Elks Lodge 1123, 254 Washington Ave., in conjunction with Lyndhurst Elks Lodge 1505, hosts a pasta dinner…