Juniorettes taking West Hudson by storm

Last week, we brought you the story about how the Arlington Juniorettes were spearheading a project…

Priest with ties to Kearny, Lyndhurst, placed on leave

A Roman Catholic priest who once served at the parishes of St. Stephen’s, Kearny, and Sacred…

EDITORIAL: Please just put the phone down when you’re driving!

This week, The Observer brought you a story about a young girl who was hit by…

Obituaries for 29 Jan. 2020

Mary Jane Hedenberg Mary Jane Hedenberg (nee Siciliano), 78, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Born in…

Kearny wrestlers muddle through some tough times

Tony Carratura Jr. really had high hopes and deep aspirations for his Kearny High School wrestling…

Belleville boys’ hoops on a tear

When veteran basketball coach Jim Catalano decided to return to his roots two years ago and…

Lyndhurst’s Berko proven to be a two-sport star

Jonathon Berko was asked the tough question right away. In the spring, Berko is a standout…

Mom, her son, 7, die in Park Ave. fire in Nutley

Immediately upon their arrival at 320 Park Ave., Nutley, on a cold, somewhat snowy Saturday, Jan.…

Stuyvesant Ave. fire claims life of family dog

A fast-moving fire destroyed the second- and third-floors of 123 Stuyvesant Ave., Kearny, on Tuesday, Jan.…

EDITORIAL: Last week a reminder of the need for fire safety

We saw it twice in the last week — enormous fires, one in Nutley and one…

Obituaries for 22 Jan. 2020

Diana M. Hearn Diana Hearn died at University Hospital Jan. 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving…

Belleville wrestlers surviving super schedule

Before the 2019-2020 high school wrestling season began, Belleville High School head coach Joe Pizzi believed…