Around town

Belleville Did your house sustain damages during Hurricane Irene? You can link to help from the…

To save or to shred?

  By Randy Neumann How long should you keep your financial statements? The answer is: It…

HCCC to resume Subscription Dining series

This fall, Hudson County Community College — home of one of the East Coast’s most acclaimed…

HCCC info sessions for would-be teachers

  JERSEY CITY — Hudson County Community College is continuing to conduct information sessions to acquaint…

Meet author of WWII story at Bloomfield Library

The Bloomfield Public Library will host a book talk by John Lanza, author of “Shot Down…

Sept. 11, 2001

  Local events to mark 9/11 anniversary   By Ron Leir As part of the nationwide…

A time to remember

The following letter was sent last week to The Observer. We have since learned from Mayor…

The fire next time; this time, water

By Karen Zautyk KEARNY — You can say this for natural near-disasters: They’re so educational. Did…

Dept. of Working for the Public

  By Karen Zautyk KEARNY — This story is about some people who rarely get credit…

Storm leaves us with that sinking feeling

  By Ron Leir HARRISON – The torrents from Hurricane Irene left a burdensome legacy in…

Memories of Irene

A photo essay by Karen Zautyk         Top to bottom: Midweek, days after…

WTC Memorial & Survivor Tree weathered the storm

As this area awaited the arrival of Hurricane Irene, there was fear that low-lying lower Manhattan…