Fife says he’s running for third full Harrison mayoral term

Harrison’s incumbent Mayor James A. Fife says he’s seeking another term with a full slate of…

How one Harrison woman went from knowing no English to an Army Reserve Captain

On Sept. 11, 2001, former Harrison resident Alexandra Razzeto was sharpening her pencil in her fifth-grade…

20 years after, towns pause to mourn victims of Sept. 11, 2001

An estimated 150 people gathered Friday night, Sept. 10, at St. Stephen’s Church in Kearny to…

20 YEARS LATER – Sept. 11, 2001, the day I expected to die

I can still remember even the most minute details of Sept. 11, 2001, and I suspect…

We could use a rekindling of the spirit that followed the 9/11 terror attacks

Sept. 11, 2001 — in three days, it will have been 20 years in the past.…

In memoriam: Kearny Firefighter Francis J. ‘Frankie’ McAllister — 1981-2021

Francis J. “Frankie” McAllister, of Kearny, who spent the last five years of his life as…

Nutley PD nab 2 who got extra greedy in ‘Grandma I need bail money’ scam

Police in Nutley caught two people who pulled a “grandma I need bail money scam,” initially…

Murphy may require teachers to be vaccinated: report

Following widespread reports Gov. Philip D. Murphy could soon be enacting a mandate requiring all New…

Hudson’s senior citizens cruise canceled and other news briefs

HUDSON COUNTY SENIOR CRUISE CANCELED Because of the recent rise in COVID-19 Delta variant cases, the…

SURGE IN CITIZENS — Harrison sees whopping 42.8% population increase in 2020 Census

Towns in The Observer’s readership area all saw a spike in population over the last 10…

KGC CHEERLEADERS GO TO ORLANDO, WIN CHAMPIONSHIP

It all began innocently some 14 years ago, when cousins Jamie Guedes and Justine Esteves loved…

EDITORIAL — Schools reopen soon, so remember to drive safely near them

Whenever a new school year starts, we are reminded by local police departments of the importance…