Do your antiques have value?

KEARNY – Get ready to comb through all that stuff you’ve been storing in your attic or china closets.…

Seeking to keep aid, lose watchdog

KEARNY/HARRISON –  Two West Hudson communities currently receiving transitional state to help offset property tax impact are looking to get…

KPD: It’s deja vu all over again

If the guy in the photo looks familiar, that’s because his mugshot adorned the Kearny police blotter in our Dec.…

Suspect didn’t have a prayer of escaping

KEARNY –  When Kearny police, having travelled to Newark on the hunt, apprehended a suspect in two town muggings, he…

A look back at 2015

As we do every year, here’s a look back at the top stories that made headlines…

BOE inks 2 union pacts; teachers waiting

KEARNY –  Two more school employee groups were placed in the fold last Monday, Dec. 21, as the Kearny…

Combatting ‘hate rhetoric’ in a big way

KEARNY – A local industrialist is responsible for a billboard erected along Truck Rt. 1&9 in Kearny that decries anti-immigrant sentiment,…

5 area creches robbed of Baby Jesus statue

Baby Jesus statues were stolen from Christmas Nativity displays set up at two churches in Kearny, and from church grounds in…

‘All life is precious’

KEARNY –  The latest rescue equipment acquired by the Kearny Fire Department cost only $109, but to animal-lovers, it…

‘They gave it their all’

KEARNY –  They gave it their all in a six-week “heat,” but, alas, they lost the race. Kearny…

Is KHS project ready now for final go-round?

KEARNY –  The Kearny Board of Education has received a new round of bids to complete the long-delayed high school…

Dogged pursuit of park victory for canines

  KEARNY –  He’s only a 13-year-old Lincoln School biped, but Nate Jablonski, a Star Scout with Troop 305,…

KPD: We’re not in Clifton anymore, Toto

Of late, there seems to have been a spate of incidents involving drivers found asleep at the wheel. The latest…

Retirements force town to borrow $1.5M

KEARNY –  While Kearny’s municipal payroll is getting a bit lighter from a surge of retirements, the town is still…

News in Brief …

NORTH ARLINGTON/EAST NEWARK –  Residents of two Observer communities will shortly be seeing new faces in the police ranks.…