Have you ever left a kid in a hot car?

By Kevin Canessa As someone who spent four full years in the oppressive heat of South…

Smile! You’re on candid cameras

By Karen Zautyk Last week, news broke that the national Transportation Security Administration has been monitoring…

The strange death of an N.Y.C. mayor

In the June 13 edition of The Observer, I wrote a feature story about the misadventures…

New laws that could soon affect you

A  recent report listed a series of bills that could be heading to the desk of Gov.…

Kearny, New Jersey — a place where stigmas are history

On this website are two obituaries, one for a young lady, 29, and the other for…

One man just couldn’t do it on his own …

The Portuguese national team suffered a somewhat surprising first round exit in the knockout stage of…

Don’t swim against the tide

Last week, “rescuers” were searching for the body of an 8-year-old boy believed to have drowned off…

Have summer plans? Here are a few ideas …

By Ron Leir My colleague Kevin Canessa recently covered an exhibition in Nutley of old-time Base…

‘If ye break faith with us …’               

To say that World War I devastated the countryside of France and Belgium would be an…

In thanks for mom

By Kevin Canessa Jr. When I was a wee lad, growing up and living in Jersey…

Let’s shame the scofflaws & make ‘em pay what they owe

By Ron Leir Have you heard the commercials pleading with New York City drivers to be…

‘Those who fail to learn from history…’

By Karen Zautyk “… are doomed to repeat it.” I would attribute that quote, but my…