At World Trade Center, tragedy strikes beloved rower

By Jim Hague & Kevin Canessa Jr. Observer Sports Writer & Observer Correspondent NEW YORK CITY…

Christie: ‘Stop and think first’

NUTLEY – Gov. Chris Christie came to Nutley’s Washington Elementary School last week to help put…

Council selects tri-lingual Santana for Second Ward opening

KEARNY – Davis Ave. resident Peter Santana was appointed Second Ward Councilman at a special council…

Longer days for cops, firefighters evade change in work schedule, in Harrison

HARRISON – Beginning March 1, police officers in Harrison will adjust to a new work schedule…

Proposed pipeline posing problems

KEARNY – The Town of Kearny and the state’s biggest utility may be going to war…

KPD:  Get the drift? You’re under arrest

By 9 p.m. last Thursday, Feb. 9, the snow had stopped falling, but Kearny police reportedly had…

New Harrison school to be named after JFK

HARRISON – The Harrison Board of Education has revived the memory of a former U.S. president…

KHS bomb threat probe continues

KEARNY – As reported online by The Observer last week, a written bomb threat was found in…

Robbery suspect at large

HARRISON – Police are seeking a gunman who, they say, robbed a local service station early…

OPINION: Did private car service gouge after storm?

By Kevin Canessa Jr. I can’t deny that Thursday, Feb. 9, felt a little like being…

Obituaries for 15 Feb. 2017

Ethel Luz Durand Ethel Luz Durand, 76, of Kearny, died Jan. 28. A funeral service was…

Kardinal boys, girls earn impressive wins over Bayonne; head to county tournament

It was a historic weekend for both the Kearny High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams.…