Feds charge NA man for role in one of nation’s largest-ever counterfeit networking scams

A North Arlington man was arrested Friday, May 20, on charges of participating in a multimillion-dollar…

The Observer proudly salutes Brendan Thiele, of Kearny, who graduates West Point today

The Observer proudly congratulates and salutes Brendan Thiele, of Kearny, a 2018 graduate of St. Peter’s…

2 local men to be ordained — one a priest, the other a deacon — in coming days

David Hinojosa is currently serving St. Peter's, Belleville, as a transitional deacon.

Little Red School House hosting music exhibit

The Little Red Schoolhouse Museum, at 400 Riverside Ave., Lyndhurst, featuring its current exhibit “Lyndhurst High…

Disposal Road renamed for late Firefighter Silkowski

The Borough of North Arlington, last week, changed the name of Disposal Road to Silkowski Road…

What is a hospitalist?

Observer Co-owner Lisa Feorenzo’s step-mother wasn’t feeling well two weeks ago, so after a brief call…

KHS’s De Los Santos receiving prestigious Governor’s Award

De Los Santos has been singing for years in Kearny — often at the town’s Christmas…

Melham, DePeña & Graziano cruise to Belleville election victory

Belleville Mayor Michael Melham easily cruised to a second term, holding off challenger and current Councilman…

Are the days of ‘old school’ local politics finally done? Looks it

In the past, whenever an election was a week or so away, there was no telling…

Obituaries for May 18, 2022

Kevin T. Raftery and Mary Hale

Kearny topples Harrison in 2 sets for Hudson volleyball championship

One year after falling short in the title game and more than five weeks after its…

Bloomfield baseball coach surprised but pleased with team’s overall success

In 16 years as Bloomfield’s head baseball coach, Mike Policastro has had Bengals teams with the…