Kearny marks National Police Week

National Police Week was earlier this month and the Town of Kearny celebrated it by issuing a proclamation. Seen here are Councilmen Rich Konopka, far left, and Jerry Ficeto, far right; Police Chief Scott Macfie; Mayor Carol Jean Doyle and PBA President Mina Ekladious, who recent won re-election to a new term. Konopka and Ficeto are both members of the town’s Police Committee, with Ficeto its chairman.

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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.