Joseph D. Salvia, who owned Avenue Deli in Kearny, dies aged 68

Joseph D. Salvia died unexpectedly July 7, 2021, at the young age of 68. Joseph was…

Kearny PD needs public’s help identifying man killed in July 26 bike crash

A man who police have been unable to identify was killed in a fatal bike crash…

FOR ROWERS, NEW BOATHOUSE IN LYNDHURST WILL BE A DREAM COME TRUE

No one has ever accused the Passaic River of having the same pizzaz as the River…

EDITORIAL — Parents, please: Be sure kids are safe when biking

A few weeks ago, two youngsters were riding a bicycle east on Garfield Avenue toward Davis Avenue…

Nutley reschedules Independence Day fireworks … on Sept. 10

When the Township of Nutley realized it couldn’t pull of fireworks on or around July 4,…

After 30-year run, Knapp retires from service to East Newark

In the world of Hudson County government, there are certain names synonymous with various municipalities. There’s…

EDITORIAL — Nutley must cancel fireworks planned for Sept. 10, 2021

For those of us old enough to be able to say we remember Sept. 11, 2001,…

Obituaries for July 21, 2021

The Observer Live! for July 19, 2021 (8 p.m. ET)

Two firefighters injured in pesky blaze on Kearny’s Elm Street; three pets die

A five-alarm fire tore through three homes on Elm Street in Kearny the morning of July…

(VIDEO) 350 Elm St. fire aftermath

(PHOTOS) Fire at and around 350 Elm St., Kearny July 18, 2021

Full details about a fire at and adjacent to 350 Elm St., Kearny, on July 18,…

Kyle Ostanski Graduates from U.S. Marine Boot Camp @ Parris Island, S.C.

Stunning drone footage of Kearny’s July 4 fireworks

With immense gratitude to Sam Yan for posting this to YouTube.

Kearny National Night Out festivities set for Aug. 3

One of the unfortunate COVID-19 casualties last summer was National Night Out, but it makes its…