da Silva says he’s running in June primary for council seat

Kearny Councilman Renato da Silva has announced his intention to seek the seat he was appointed…

RFK Jr. adviser will speak at Belleville Black History Month event

Jamel C. Holley, the first Black man to represent the 20th Legislative District in New Jersey,…

Arrest made in Nutley hit & run that killed 22-year-old Paterson man: ECPO

An arrest has been made in the Nutley hit and run that claimed the life of…

NA Knights hosting Sunday breakfast

The Queen of Peace Knights of Columbus sponsor a Sunday breakfast on March 10 at 10…

Alessandra Reyes wins NA Knights annual spelling bee

The Queen of Peace Knights of Columbus recently conducted  its annual eighth-grade spelling bee. Alessandra Reyes,…

Stephens sworn-in, officially, as Essex Prosecutor, after serving 5+ years in acting capacity

Finally. After a 5+-years of service in an acting capacity, Theodore N. Stephens II was sworn…

ALERT & UPDATE — Victim ID’d in Nutley hit and run death

The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are seeking information on a person…

Temporary Skyway closures possible through early morning Friday

Beginning at 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15 until 5 a.m., Friday, Feb. 16, the Pulaski Skyway…

Nutley PD, ECPO investigating fatal crash, are seeking public’s help

The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are seeking information on a person…

Yanticaw School sixth-grader wins Nutley VFW’s Patriots Pen contest

Nutley’s Yanticaw School sixth-grader Neslisah Varol won the 2024 VFW Patriot’s Pen contest. The winning essay…

Deadline extended for The Observer’s Find the Hearts contest

We’ve extended the deadline to submit entries to The Observer’s Find the Hearts contest to Monday,…

In early December, Renato da Silva was happily working for the New York City Department of…

Obituaries for Feb. 14, 2024

June McCain  June McCain died Jan. 29, 2024. Born Feb. 10, 1935, in Kearny, Miss June started…

HCPO: Kearny man suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck riding on moped

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a crash that seriously injured a moped…

Young Harrison Elks attend leadership conference in Long Branch