Grace United’s Vacation Bible School upcoming

Grace United Methodist Church hosts Vacation Bible School July 29 to Aug. 2 from 6 to…

Hudson County opens cooling center for the unhoused in South Kearny

A cooling center in South Kearny will remain open through mid-September, Hudson County Executive Craig Guy…

Ferreira: Barroso was the victim of the worst kind of politics

To the Editor: I have been watching the Juan Barroso story unfold, hoping someone in a…

NA’s Caroselli: Kearny needs to step up for Barroso now!

To the Editor: I read, with interest, the article in The Observer dated July 10, 2024,…

4 West Hudson projects will be backed by major Open Space grants, including Kearny community center

West Hudson will greatly benefit from Hudson County Executive Craig Guy’s plan to disburse nearly $8.5…

ALERT — Visiting Jersey City tonight or tomorrow? Expect Tonnelle Avenue closures

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 11, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, July 12, Routes…

2 of 3 teens who stole Jeep arrested in Secaucus; 1 stole police car, joy rode through Kearny

Three teenagers who reportedly stole a Jeep in Jersey City drove it to Secaucus and then…

Belleville Historical Society, Perrone have busy 4th of July

(click on each image to see them enlarged) The Belleville Historical Society had a busy July…

Pizzuti easily scores the 2024 Jim Hague Observer Athlete of the Year

Ask any of Anthony Pizzuti’s coaches over the years and they’re sure to have their own…

Nutley heavyweight Brandon Toranzo commits to wrestle at Rutgers

For Nutley heavyweight Brandon Toranzo, the first choice turned out to be the final choice. This…

4th marking period honors announced at Kearny’s Franklin School

Yvonne Cali, principal of Kearny’s Franklin School,  announces the school’s fourth marking period honor students: Presidential…

4th quarter honors announced at Kearny’s Garfield School

Donna Masters, principal of Kearny’s Garfield School, announces the following honor students and citizenship awardees: Grade…

HEY MR. DEEJAY

Steven Aguirre’s family was born in Ecuador and moved the United States. At first, the family…

Julia Tozduman of Lyndhurst is the 2024 Jim Hague Observer Female Athlete of the Year

Track & Field might not have been the first sport Julia Tozduman tried out. But it…

Harrison’s Pacheco returns to D1 women’s basketball, commits to Marshall

Adiana Pacheco acknowledges that committing to continue her playing career at Marshall represents a leaving of…