Stafford receives truckload of food donations for 25 groups

Phil Stafford has run NJ Food & Clothing Rescue for many years. If you’re a regular…

JABLONSKI COMPLETES PROJECT TO RESTORE VET GRAVES

A few weeks ago, we brought you the story of Eli Jablonski and his Eagle Scout…

Obituaries for 29 July 2020

Anna Carmela Venner Anna Carmela Venner, 78, (nee D’Aloia) died Friday, July 24, 2020, in Clara…

A look at the most-read sports stories on theobserver.com

Jim Hague earns his money each summer when high school sports come to a close —…

Fish House Road northbound closed this weekend as the Wittpenn Bridge project advances in Kearny

Fish House Road northbound in Kearny will be closed and detoured this weekend for water main…

MEET MS. METS

There are certain dates, in the life of a Mets fan, that ring out. They’re memorable…

Hurled an insult at a cop lately? Hope you never need their assistance …

I’ve had a few insults hurled at me as a journalist. Shockingly, it’s been rare in…

Obituaries for 22 July 2020

Geraldine C. Egner Geraldine C. Egner (nee Westlake) of Harrison died peacefully at home Tuesday, July…

Lyndhurst’s Partyla named Observer Athlete of Year; All-State RB becomes fourth Golden Bear to receive honor

Four years ago, Piotr Partyla had to make a brutally tough decision – one that was…

Nutley advances in ‘Last Dance World Series’

When the Last Dance World Series began last week for 222 teams across New Jersey, Nutley…

Belleville Historical Society hosting social in honor of Civil War Drummer Boy

The Belleville Historical Society will be putting the spotlight on a unique role model for today’s…

Kearny implementing immediate recycling changes

The Town of Kearny is making changes to its recycling program. Effective immediately, plastic bags that…