Senior jitney ride … a true lesson in history

By Kevin Canessa Jr. As you may have read already, elsewhere in this newspaper, on Tuesday,…

On Game 6 of ’86 & more

By Kevin Canessa Every so often, you sit down, whether it’s at home at the dining…

Think our laws are strict?

By Kevin Canessa Sometimes, we Americans take for granted the laws established in this country. Shockingly,…

The world’s a mess, but there’s baseball!

Well, well, well: the world is in its usual mixed-up muddle of a mess but now,…

We don’t know what we don’t know

By Karen Zautyk Of late, I have come across a bunch of TV shows and news…

June 14 — A day better to forget

By Kevin Canessa Jr. kc@theobserver.com For whatever reason, I woke up at 4 a.m., on Wednesday,…

Here’s how to get America back in the black

By Ron Leir Have you ever seen the National Debt Clock? It’s an electronic recounting, to…

More funding, not cuts, needed for drug-addiction care

By Kevin Canessa Jr. At first, it cost the guy $100 per visit. Then, as the…

Of grammar, baseball & more

By Ron Leir Seems that virtually every talk show you happen to tune in to, somebody…

‘Heaven, Hell or Hoboken’

By Karen Zautyk Last month in this space, we commemorated the 100th anniversary of the United States’…

‘13 Reasons Why’ on Netflix must-see for teens, their parents

By Kevin Canessa Jr. Back in December 1985 – I was 11 – my mom made…