Obituary: Anne T. Richardson

Anne T. Richardson (nee Sheldrick), 74, of Watchung, died Dec. 29. Funeral is from the Armitage…

BREAKING: 3 arrested in Kearny home invasion

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office on Saturday announced the arrest of three men — one from…

Looking back at 2017

By Ron Leir & Kevin Canessa The calendar year 2017, like most years, saw its share…

Across America, wreaths honor veterans

  By Karen Zautyk BELLEVILLE — At St. Peter’s Church Cemetery on William St. in Belleville, more…

Suddenly conservative: Kearny council nixes liquor ordinance

KEARNY — The Kearny governing body on Dec. 18 defeated a proposal (ordinance) to permit liquor…

A (belated) Christmas Story

By Karen Zautyk Sometimes I wonder why my parents did not put me up for adoption.…

Obituaries for 27 Dec. 2017

Ronald Giordano Ronald Giordano, 71, of Kearny, died Dec. 16. A memorial visitation took place at…

Kearny winning state crown, QP closing tops Observer Top 10 Sports Stories for 2017

There were a ton of newsworthy stories that captured the attention of The Observer readers for…

CHRISTMAS JOY DELIVERY: Barroso, KFD, bring Christmas to the less fortunate

By Kevin Canessa kc@theobserver.com KEARNY — The Kearny Fire Department’s Chief Fire Inspector Juan Barroso has…

Kearns set for March 1 retirement from Harrison PD

HARRISON — West Hudson will see another change at the top of a municipal police department…

Anglican-Catholic church in full swing with Rev. Rick Donato at the helm

The Rev. Richard Donato has always been drawn to the church. Years ago, it was as…

A free ride is a transitory thing

By Ron Leir Looks like Santa didn’t stock any goodies in his bag for already beleaguered…