Kearny man, in this week’s blotter, now charged with Lyndhurst jewelry-store burglary, Auteri says

A man who appeared in this week’s Kearny police blotter is in even more trouble after…

TAKIN’ IT TO THE STREETS — A look at how Harrison’s DPW leads the way & sets the bar

When you think of a town’s Department of Public Works, a few things probably come to…

EDITORIAL: COVID-19’s toll on mental health

The numbers are staggering. COVID-19 has led to a serious toll on Americans’ mental health. According…

THE NOT-SO-HAPPY LITTLE PAINTING

Belleville Mayor Michael Melham says a recent controversy about his possession of a classic painting is…

W.H.A.T. seeking actors for short plays

The West Hudson Arts & Theater Company announces auditions for its virtual spring showcase of original…

2 fires in 2 hours today in Lyndhurst

The Lyndhurst Fire and Police departments had a busy go of it this morning (Wednesday, March…

Jared gets a new lease on life — NA senior gets kidney transplant & will try to play baseball

Jared Velazquez had no idea what the rest of his life would be like. The 17-year-old…

EDITORIAL — No parade? No problem

This is normally a time of year where a lot is happening. The clocks move forward…

COP OF THE YEAR

It was only a few weeks ago Kearny Police Officer Anthony Oliveira says he had one…

4 local men — 2 from Harrison, 1 each from Kearny and Belleville — face life behind bars after fed drug bust, US Att’y says

Five men, including two from Harrison and one each from Kearny and Belleville, face up to…

BETTERING BELLEVILLE

FOR DECADES, previous town leaders have been unable in repeated attempts to lure investors to a…

EDITORIAL — What a year it’s been for all of us

It’s almost eerie to look back at The Observer of March 11, 2020. It included the…