KPD: ‘Unwanted advances’ at carnival

A 21-year-old Newark man was arrested last week for allegedly fondling a 15-yearold girl on a ferris wheel at…

1 injured in near head-on Pike crash

KEARNY – A collision between a Honda Accord and a cement truck on the Belleville Turnpike last week required response…

KPD blotter: Cops weren’t clueless

A motorist who crashed his car on Passaic Ave. fled the scene of the accident, but conveniently provided clues…

3 sought in armed robbery: HPD

Two men held up and robbed a Harrison restaurant and drove away with an accomplice last Saturday, police said.…

Rock thrown at minivan: NPD

Nutley PD is investigating an attack on a vehicle that came on the heels of the driver parking on a…

‘Take the load off,’ (accidentally)

    Photo courtesy Sgt. Dave Doyle The driver of this tractor-trailer was eastbound on Harrison…

Acclaimed by their peers

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  American Legion Post 99 on Belgrove Drive was the setting Friday…

Stepping up in the ranks

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – These days, Kearny is paying attention to its public safety personnel rosters.…

Cops use Narcon to save life: NPD

Police intervention prevented a suspected drug-induced fatality, Nutley Police Chief Thomas Strumolo said. A Nutley PD press release said that police…

KPD blotter: You can run but . . .

A 16-year-old Kearny youth who was where he should not have been could have ended up with a trespassing…

Pedestrian killed; ruled ‘accidental’

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent KEARNY –  A 70-year-old Kearny woman was fatally injured last Wednesday night when…

Accused burglar & robbery suspect nabbed

The separate arrests of two township men, one on a North Arlington burglary charge, the other on a hefty outstanding…

He bit EMTs after crash, cops say

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – A Paterson man who was involved in an auto accident on…

6 new cops can’t keep pace with retirees

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – Six new officers – two with local public safety pedigrees –…

He ‘checked in’ to county jail

KEARNY –  A Brooklyn man who apparently came all the way to Kearny just to cash a check…