The Observer proudly salutes Brendan Thiele, of Kearny, who graduates West Point today

The Observer proudly congratulates and salutes Brendan Thiele, of Kearny, a 2018 graduate of St. Peter’s…

KHS’s De Los Santos receiving prestigious Governor’s Award

De Los Santos has been singing for years in Kearny — often at the town’s Christmas…

Kearny topples Harrison in 2 sets for Hudson volleyball championship

One year after falling short in the title game and more than five weeks after its…

American Legion honors Kearny cop & firefighter of the year

Kearny's American Legion honored the Kearny Policeman and Firefighter of the Year.

Kevin Murphy’s back where he belongs — running Kearny DPW

Murphy, a 29-year civil servant with Kearny, previously served as acting DPW head from November 2017…

KPD: Couple unaware whether they could slap each other’s butts

An argument ensued with a couple over whether their dating status entitled them to spanking privileges.

Bears from Scout Unit 305 donate 500 books

Scouts spearheaded the collection of 500 new and gently used books for this year’s community service…

THE OBSERVER TURNS 135

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

Kearny’s crew teams having solid seasons, prepare for Nationals in late May

After finishing in second place at the Lightweight 4+ event at the Garden State Scholastic Championship…

Wittpenn Bridge will be closed this & next weekend

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

KPD: Dispute over iPads leads to burglary & robbery charges for duo

On May 3 at 2:24 p.m., Officers Ryan Stickno, Mat Lopez, Pedro Pina and Sgt. Pat…

Honor students recognized at Kearny’s Washington School

Jon Zimmerman, principal of Washington School in Kearny, announces the following students have achieved academic honors…