Cardinal Tobin will celebrate Memorial Day Mass in North Arlington; other Masses also planned

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, will once again celebrate Memorial Day Mass, Monday, May…

BCPO: 43-year-old charged in death of Jersey City man at Lyndhurst motel

A man who spent time in a Lyndhurst motel and whose friend died there has been…

WE GOT THE CUP! MetLife Stadium will host 2026 World Cup Final

The next FIFA World Cup is still more than two years away, but the New York-New…

Bergen County files amicus brief supporting state’s opposition to MTA/NYC congestion pricing

Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Commissioners have filed an amicus…

BCPO: Nutley man awaiting trial for vehicular homicide now facing charges he sexually assaulted minor

A Nutley man who was charged with reckless vehicular homicide in the 2019 death of an…

Early voting underway, paper ballots may still be returned & more election information

Election Day is Nov. 7 and there are a few things for the electorate to remember.…

NA & Bergen County concert series continues later this month

The brand-new bandshell at Riverside County Park will be filled with good music and fun this…

1 under arrest, 2 sought in Nutley attempted burglary: police

One person is in custody but other suspects are still being sought by the Nutley Police…

Bishop Cruz will celebrate Memorial Day Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery

Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark invites veterans, their families and friends, and all faithful…

BCPO: North Arlington man, 23, had children expose private parts on live video in exchange for cash

A 23-year-old North Arlington man has been arrested on child porn charges among others, in what…

New program will help parishioners who are addicts get much-needed care

Addiction knows no boundaries and affects every walk of life. And now, parishioners of churches within…

BCPO: Man who shot off flamethrower pleads guilty to aggravated arson, assault charges

The Lyndhurst man who authorities said shot off a flamethrower last year during a hostage standoff…

May 14 marks beginning of National Police Week — we remember all who lost their lives in the line of duty

Sunday, May 14, marks the beginning of National Police Week. We at The Observer take this…

Outstanding Catholic school (soon-to-be) graduates commended

The Archdiocese of Newark’s Office of Catholic Schools presented its annual Outstanding Catholic School Graduates award…

Bergen County Police Academy seeks accreditation maintenance

The annual web-based assessment of the Bergen County Police Academy, in preparation for maintaining national re-accreditation,…