Feds: Kearny man, a former NJ youth & family case worker, indicted on child porn, attempted sex trafficking of a minor charges

His job was once to protect children from irresponsible adults as a caseworker for the NJ…

Hudson & Bergen prosecutors hosting combined vigil for OD awareness in North Bergen

The Hudson and Bergen county prosecutors’ offices are hosting a combined Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Walk…

HCCC President named top regional community college chief executive

Hudson County Community College President Christopher M. Reber has been named the recipient of the 2022…

Coverage of crime not in our towns

Dear Readers: You may have noticed, the last few days, a few posts on TheObserver.com about…

TRAFFIC ALERT — Expect closures at Tonnelle Circle the next 4 nights

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) says overnight lane and ramp closures on Tonnelle Avenue/Route…

GoFundMe set up for Hudson CO beaten by inmate

Nearly $25,000 has been raised in a GoFundMe campaign for the Hudson County corrections officer who…

Cicala appointed Hudson Trial Court Administrator, Jablonski says

Kimberly Cicala has been appointed trial court administrator in Hudson County

Bridge will be closed this weekend

Guess what local bridge is slated to be closed this weekend? We're only kidding — we know…

HCCC hosts commencement at Red Bull Arena

Here are some images from the ceremony in Harrison.

Hundreds of HCCC who once barely knew English now have 2-year college degrees

A few years ago, many of them barely knew a word of English. Now, they’re achieving…

THE OBSERVER TURNS 135

We welcome you to the 7,020th edition of The Observer newspaper.

Wittpenn Bridge will be closed this & next weekend

The New Jersey Department of Transportation will close the Wittpenn Bridge between Jersey City and Kearny…