COMMENTARY — Sickeningly, because of bail reform, punk who pummeled New York City cop was released six hours after his heinous act

If you have not yet seen the video, perhaps you ought not. It’s that bad. But…

COMMENTARY — Parents: Are you really noticing what your kids are saying & doing?

The murderer, apparently, told his dad he couldn’t understand how people could fire upon innocent citizens,…

I’m done with Major League Baseball if there’s even 1 delay

August 1994 was a fun time to be a baseball fan. The Yanks had the best…

35 years ago, Shea shook, mom & I were there and (we) I almost missed it

By the time you read this, the 2021 World Series will be underway, with either the…

Despite COVID-19, we mustn’t forget HIV & AIDS epidemic

Dec. 1 was world AIDS Day. Each year, it is a stark reminder of the epidemic…

Those who must teach remotely are certainly earning their keep

I spent the first years of my life out of college — 1998 to 2005 —…

EDITORIAL: Kearny Fire Dept. is in the right hands with Mastandrea

Joseph Mastandrea is a man who knows hard work. When he was a youngster, he had…

Op-Ed: Open the cemetery, Cardinal Tobin

To the Archdiocese of Newark. And the people. I am writing this message to the Archdiocese…

Op-Ed: Zautyk — Bravo on bag ban, Kearny

Just because someone writes for a certain newspaper doesn’t mean they necessarily agree with the editorial…

Ho, ho, ho, whaddya know? It’s Santa Hague once again

Well, you better watch out and better not cry, you better stay still and don’t be…

GUEST COMMENTARY: Bail reform’s working

By James Calautti Special to The Observer As a regular reader of The Observer, I have…

Observer Co-owner Lisa Feorenzo pens letter to Murphy

It's been a week for open letters to Trenton.The Observer's Co-owner and Advertising Director Lisa M.…