In gratitude to Robert Osborn as his Kearny firefighting career comes to a well-earned end

If there were a Wikipedia page for the Kearny Fire Department, it would have to include,…

EDITORIAL — Predictions for 2022 — who will be the biggest winners and losers?

Last week, we offered some outlooks for 2022 — this week, it’s prediction time. So let’s have some…

EDITORIAL — Aries: Not here, no way, no how, no matter what

Call this a preventative editorial. Aries, of Franklin, Tennessee, take note. No matter what you say,…

EDITORIAL — That day the Kearny PD made a very difficult situation look routine

For the sake of all involved, we are not going to name specific officers who were…

EDITORIAL — Jacho must resign from Belleville Board of Education forthwith

The audio and video don’t lie. Erika Jacho, the Belleville School Board trustee, who was charged…

Could the Chicago Blackhawks’ situation happen here?

It hasn’t gotten the attention it is due — so we bring it to you, today,…

EDITORIAL — Emma Quintana: Making a difference, one survivor at a time

Every community has certain people who make a difference. Whether it’s in their volunteer efforts, their…

EDITORIAL — Some thoughts as Down Syndrome Awareness Month ends

Each year, this newspaper features a photo of Nicolle Santos, 8, of Kearny, when her enthusiastic…

Murphy’s up for re-election soon. Don’t forget his 2019 inaction

It has never been the policy of this newspaper to endorse candidates for elected office. After…

We could use a rekindling of the spirit that followed the 9/11 terror attacks

Sept. 11, 2001 — in three days, it will have been 20 years in the past.…

EDITORIAL — Schools reopen soon, so remember to drive safely near them

Whenever a new school year starts, we are reminded by local police departments of the importance…

What a different world we had 20 years ago

Looking at the calendar today, it is exactly one month from now our nation, our world,…