No gunman on Kearny Avenue, contrary to social media reports

  Reports of a man with a gun on Kearny Avenue around 6 p.m. today were…

NJ Transit gas grid won’t be built in South Kearny, agency says

Plans to build a new gas-powered grid in South Kearny have been scrapped by NJ Transit,…

KPD: US Marshals arrest Kearny man on Beech Street

Editor’s note: The Kearny Police Department made 27 arrests between Jan. 18 and Jan. 25. What…

KPD: 5 teens, a few believed to be loosely gang-affiliated, savagely beat teenage couple on Kearny Ave.

One may recall a group of juveniles who were recently arrested after a robbery, multiple aggravated…

Kearny boys basketball hopes depth leads to strong finish

Marc McCaffrey’s first season as Kearny’s boys basketball coach has seen its ups and downs through…

WHATCo auditions are this weekend for ‘Disaster! A Musical Comedy’

Open auditions for “Disaster! A Musical Comedy” directed by directed by Jessa Blackthorne, with musical direction…

Zapata: Canessa, The Observer should really stick to old-school, fact-based journalism

To the Editor: In a recent article titled “Doyle in, Zapata out, as clerk to the…

2 Kearny warming centers will be open Friday, Jan. 19

Two warming centers will be open Friday, Jan. 19, 2024, in Kearny. n The Health Department, at…

KPD: Two women, one from East Newark, thought they were in the UK, possessed slew of illicit drugs

Two women, one from East Newark, should have stayed home one early morning last week —…

Tony Mondaro joins Kevin tonight @ 7 p.m. for weekend storm update

Tony Mondaro joins The Observer’s Kevin Canessa tonight at 7 p.m. ET to discuss the pending…

Kearny hires 7 new cops with diverse backgrounds

Amid the chaos of the last Kearny Town Council meeting, one good thing, inarguably, happened. Seven…

WHATCo wins several awards

The West Hudson Arts & Theater Company has been voted “Favorite Local Theater” in the 2023…

Kearny girls track wins HCIAL Relay title

For a couple of years, veteran Kearny girls track coach Al Perez saw his team decimated…

Athlete of the Week — Stamm rewrites the record books for Kearny-North Arlington-Secaucus hockey

Aiden Stamm wasn’t initially sure if he was initially going to play high school ice hockey…

Tonight’s Kearny Council meeting postponed