Man hurt trying to stop alleged shoplifter

NORTH ARLINGTON – A gallant customer tried to prevent a shoplifting at the Dollar General store on River Road…

Obituary: Lynn Kelly, wife of former Observer Art Director Duane Kelly, dies at 53

Lynn [Italiano] Kelly, of Brick, died suddenly on Sept. 22. She was 53. Lynn lived most…

NA’s Manzo-Lewis recovers from knee injury to lead Vikings

Before the 2014 high school football season began, North Arlington High School head football coach Anthony Marck consistently raved about his…

See WTC beam during NA 9/11 observance

NORTH ARLINGTON –  A steel beam recovered from the WTC, donated to the North Arlington Volunteer Fire Department by the…

Vikings hope to stay healthy, more competitive this season

The 2014 high school football season was rolling along for the Vikings of North Arlington. They had just won their…

Amid turmoil, QP’s grid team trudges on

It has not been an easy offseason for the Queen of Peace football program. First, former head coach Bob Kearns,…

2 area towns getting Fire Dept. assist grants

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D- 9th), chairman of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced that the U.S. Dept. of…

NA schools update start-of-year procedures

The following updated press release came to us after the last edition of The Observer was…

FedEx Freight pitched for Porete Ave.

NORTH ARLINGTON – The long vacant Bethlehem Steel site on Porete Ave. is targeted for development as a FedEx Freight…

Boyce back at QP as boys’ hoops coach

Christian Boyce has pretty much spent his entire life at Queen of Peace, first as a student and standout athlete,…

N.A. public schools re-open Sept. 9

The first day of classes for North Arlington Public Schools for the 2015-2016 school year will be Wednesday, Sept. 9.…

QP grad Pettigrew heads to Drew as head of his class

It’s very rare when a student/athlete graduates at the top of his or her graduating class. Usually, the role…

Inclement weather cancels tonight’s concert in NA

Tonight's concert at Riverside County Park has been canceled because of inclement weather. It will instead…

LL parking? Tough call

NORTH ARLINGTON – With help from the borough and state, the Joseph Mellino Memorial North Arlington Little League field on…

Hearing-impaired teen wins scholarship

NORTH ARLINGTON –  A North Arlington teenager who overcame profound hearing loss to graduate high school as an honor roll…