New street signs on Garofalo Place in Kearny are up

New street signs are already up at Garofalo Place and Forest Street in Kearny (and on the Elm Street side, too.) For years, the street was apparently improperly knowns as Garafola Place. If anyone knows who the street’s named after — and/or how the misspelling lasted so long, let us know by email at Cheers! Kevin A. Canessa Jr. image

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Kevin A. Canessa Jr. is the editor of and broadcaster at The Observer, a place where he has served on and off since 2006. He is responsible for the editorial content of the newspaper and website, the production of the e-Newspaper, writing several stories per week (including the weekly editorial), conducting live broadcasts on Facebook Live, including a weekly recap of the news — and much more behind the scenes. Between 2006 and 2008, he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Florida, for four years until February 2016 and in March of that year, he moved back to West Hudson to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.