Flying crime fighter

KEARNY –  Huge crowds showed up for Kearny’s annual National Night Out Against Crime observance Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 6…

New officers settle in at S.A.

KEARNY –  They’ve only been in town for a little more than a month but Lts. Hwang and…

One field facelift starts, 2nd in wings

KEARNY – Conversion of Veteran’s Memorial Field off Belgrove Drive in Kearny, from natural grass to artificial turf, with associated…

Notes from the KPD blotter

A man wanted on a child-neglect warrant ended up in the Hudson County Jail last week after arresting officers found a…

Kearny’s Meola returns as one of Red Bulls’ all-time best

HARRISON –  It had been a while since Tony Meola had attended a soccer match at Red Bull Arena,…

Finally, funding for firefighters

KEARNY –  The fourth time was the charm for Kearny’s Bravest. It took a lot of persistence, and maybe…

New leader, new uniform, new windows

KEARNY – Having spent four weeks getting readjusted to her old workplace, Kearny High School interim principal Linda Rocco is “thrilled…

Estimated 3rd quarter tax bills going out

KEARNY – Kearny property owners should be getting their third quarter 2015 property tax bills shortly – not that they’ll…

KPD: Nothing you’d want to see

A walk in the park turned out to be anything but for a woman and her 4-year-old daughter on Friday,…

Special aid to 3 area towns

Kearny, Harrison and Nutley are the only communities in The Observer coverage area that were awarded transitional aid by the…

Fine turnout for Kearny VFW 5K run, honoring SSG Oliveira

KEARNY –  Jorge Oliveira was a member of the United States National Guard, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant.…

Cooling centers open today & tomorrow in West Hudson

Cooling centers are open today in all three West Hudson towns, the Hudson County Office of…

Thieves plunder garden

KEARNY –  It’s not just the planters who’ve been hard at work at the Kearny Community Garden. Some produce…

Bizarre behavior leads to 2 arrests: KPD

KEARNY –  Maybe it was the heat. Last week, which saw Kearny sweltering in torrid temperatures, found local cops with their…

Killer of Kearny teen gets life in prison

KEARNY – The Pennsylvania man who murdered 16-yearold Alishia Colon in her Belgrove Drive home in 2013 was sentenced Friday…