NJDEP approves cover for entire Keegan Landfill

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has endorsed the installation of a geomembrane cover system…

CAPPED AS PLANNED — 14 months later, Keegan closure project on target for October completion

It’s been 14 months since residents got the “miraculous” news that the Keegan Landfill, after months…

Funerals & wakes in a Coronavirus world

One of the areas where there’s been a little more grey area than elsewhere is how…

We are fortunate to have so many great local women leaders

Welcome to Women’s History Month, celebrated each and every March. We are at a point in…

Archdiocese announces major precautions to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus

The Archdiocese of Newark is taking seemingly unprecedented steps to help combat the spread of the…

The top news stories of 2019

Click the headline above to read the Top stories of 2019 in The Observer.

‘TIS THE SEASON TO CELEBRATE! THE KEEGAN SAGA’S OVER!

Let’s call it the Christmas Miracle on Bergen Avenue (with thanks to Deborah Garcia for the…

EDITORIAL: Our long local nightmare is finally over!

Editor’s note: The following editorial did not appear in print, but will on Jan. 1, 2020.…

WACTH: NJSEA approves resolution to keep Keegan closed forever! We did it!

Click the headline to watch a video from today's historic NJSEA meeting.

As word arrives that NJSEA appeal will be heard, mayors’ committee approves resolution supporting Kearny’s fight

It’s been an eventful last week in the Keegan Landfill saga. A week ago, the Hackensack…

EDITORIAL: We’re ready to work with the NJSEA to drop the appeal proposal, but are they ready?

The NJSEA says it is committed to closing the Keegan Landfill. It said so in an…

Rejoice (for now)! The Keegan Landfill has been permanently closed

West Hudson residents have good reason to celebrate. For now. Judge Jeff Jablonski’s preliminary injunction to…