West Hudson mourns loss of Msgr. Francis R. Seymour

The Rev. Msgr. Francis R. Seymour, in residence at St. Cecilia Church, Kearny, for the last…

2018 — a year in review

Like many years, 2018 saw its share of ups and downs — positive news and negative…

It’s taken entirely too long for Kearny to finally address town’s parking debacle

Last week’s edition of The Observer included a story about the Town of Kearny exploring options…

Cardenas wins state and national wrestling titles, Kearny-Harrison soccer battles top Observer Top 10 Sports Stories for 2018

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

Citing ‘personal reasons,’ Landy resigns from Kearny Town Council

In a surprise move, Kearny Town Councilman Michael Landy has announced his resignation from the municipal…

KPD: Couple ‘carjacked’

This week's Kearny Police Blotter appears online only.

KPD’s presentation to senior citizens about scams (in pictures & video)

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AroundTown (online only this week)

Kearny Winter fun @ the PBGC  The PBGC, 663 Kearny Ave., is currently open Monday, Tuesday,…

Lengthy Kearny PD investigation leads to take down of massive cargo-theft network: Chief

A 1 ½-year investigation, commenced by the Kearny Police Department’s Detective Bureau under lead Det. John…

Newark man, using borrowed car on suspended license, surrenders over hit-and-run case: KPD

The man who turned himself in to the Kearny Police Department last week as the driver…

Arrested Lyndhurst BOE Trustee-elect ‘gives up’ seat, but he wouldn’t have had media not reported his alleged crimes

Several weeks ago, this newspaper was among the first to report the arrest of Lyndhurst Board…

Obituaries for Dec. 12, 2018

Manuel Silva Manuel Silva of Kearny, formerly of Newark, died Nov. 29, 2018. He was 85. Private arrangements…