Charged in bank robbery spree

KEARNY – The suspect in the Nov. 29 robbery of the Provident Bank in Kearny, arrested in…

Going home, going home …

By Karen Zautyk The other day, zipping through the TV channels in search of anything other…

Obituaries for 14 Dec. 2016

Ann Lawless Ann Lawless (nee Berry) of Harrison died at home surrounded by her loving family…

New coach, new spirit with North Arlington girls’ hoops

Karissa DePena is only 25 years old. She’s only a few years removed from being a…

NA boys’ basketball: Totally new blue crew

When veteran basketball coach Rich Corsetto arrived at his first day of practice with his North…

‘Family atmosphere’ carries Lyndhurst girls’ basketball squad

It’s John Cousins’ fourth year as the head coach of the Lyndhurst High School girls’ basketball…

BCPO: 4 Belleville cops arrested in North Arlington

Four Belleville police officers were among five men arrested Monday, Dec. 5, in the aftermath of…

Benjamin Pezzolla, brother of Observer GM Robert Pezzolla, dead at 82

Benjamin A. Pezzolla (Benny), the brother of two local businessmen – Robert P. Pezzolla, general manager…

Kearny wrestling coach Carratura dies

It was learned early Monday morning with incredible sadness that long-time Kearny High School wrestling coach…

Local veterans speak out on protections for Old Glory

As might be expected, veterans’ advocates in The Observer coverage area applaud, in principle, President-elect Donald…

Schuyler Co. 2 carries long family legacy

NORTH ARLINGTON — This is the story of a volunteer fire company that is celebrating its centennial…

KPD: Sometimes, things can get UGGly 

Another “routine” traffic stop led to the arrest Nov. 26 of a motorist with a car containing…