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…

That river miracle and other Nutley PD news

By Karen Zautyk NUTLEY — Further details have been released regarding that miraculous Passaic River survival…

Finally, a breath of cool air

  By Ron Leir HARRISON – This summer, public housing residents of Harrison Gardens are breathing…

Kentucky Care drive is extended

Due to the overwhelming response and generosity of Observer readers, our Kentucky Care collection has been…

Around town

Belleville Clara Maass Medical Center is offering Chi Kung for women who have or have had…

Meadowlands made it through OK

  A brief visit to DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst last week allayed fears  that the little…