Kearny man, an NJ DCFS caseworker, found with child porn at EWR, US Attorney says

    A Kearny man whose job is to protect children from irresponsible adults finds himself…

New Wittpenn Bridge set to open Oct. 1 — finally!

After a decade of planning, construction, delays, setbacks and more delays, the new Wittpenn Bridge, which…

EDITORIAL — Some thoughts as Down Syndrome Awareness Month ends

Each year, this newspaper features a photo of Nicolle Santos, 8, of Kearny, when her enthusiastic…

Blue Tide victorious in Lucas’ debut; fall short vs. Palisades Park

HARRISON – Two weeks into the high school football season, Harrison head coach Ray Lucas has…

NA’s Rivas has day to remember in loss to Secaucus

It’s very rare to have an athlete on the losing side earn the Observer Athlete of…

Bucs learn all about trials in SEC Liberty

Gary Polewka knew that things would be a little bit tougher for his Belleville High School…

Obituaries for Sept. 29, 2021

Pfizer booster shots available at South Kearny vaccine center: DeGise

Now that they’ve been given the green light from the feds, any Hudson County resident eligible…

Stabbing ‘victim’ arrested on domestic charges: KPD

On Sept. 18 at 11:21 a.m., Officers Luis Moran, Esteban Gonzalez, Mina Ekladious, Det. Mike Farinola…

Santos pleads for town residents to get COVID-19 vaccine

Using his bully pulpit, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos exhorted town residents who remain unvaccinated against…

Full-day pre-K coming to East Newark Oct. 1

Starting this fall term, the East Newark Public Schools will be offering full-day pre-school for the…

Quick detective work leads Kearny PD to arrest 29-year-old Walmart stabbing suspect: King

UPDATE — Suspect has additionally been charged with first-degree attempted murder. An innocent morning of shopping…