IRS pulls the plug on tardy nonprofits

  By Karen Zautyk Almost a year ago, in August 2010, the Internal Revenue Service announced…

Arson suspect caught

By Karen Zautyk EAST NEWARK — A tenant who had been evicted from a John St.…

Ex-pastor gets probation in church theft

By Ron Leir JERSEY CITY – ‘One week shy of his 69th birthday,” as his lawyer…

‘4th Annual Kentucky Care Project’

By Lisa Pezzolla August 16 will kick off our fourth annual Kentucky Care Project, and we…

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a jellyfish!

According to at least one witness, an Unidentified Flying Object was reported over South Kearny the…

We’ve Got Mail

To the Publisher: Dusty, the California “cat burglar” that has become famous for stealing more than…

Serial bandits sought in gas station heists

By Karen Zautyk NUTLEY – Police are hunting two suspects in the armed robbery of two…

N.A. appeals arbitration award to PBA

By Ron Leir NORTH ARLINGTON – This borough is challenging a state arbitrator’s award that gives…

Garden State Concert Band continues long tradition in Kearny

By Anthony J. Machcinski For the last 13 years, the Garden State Concert Band has performed…

Birds of a feather . . . and other blotter news

By Karen Zautyk NUTLEY — Regular readers of the various police blotters will know that sometimes…

Around town

Belleville Belleville Public Library and Information Center, 221 Washington Ave., is offering patrons tutoring on surfing…

Hunt is on for predator

BLOOMFIELD – Local police, assisted by the State Police and the sex crimes unit of the…

Arrested on child porn charges

NORTH ARLINGTON – A 58-year-old borough man was arrested last week for alleged possession and distribution…

Kearny’s Aquino named Observer Female Athlete of Year

  Three-sport standout destined for greatness since young age By Jim Hague Being the middle child…

Aquino gets award, but other locals worthy

By Jim Hague Janitza Aquino of Kearny High School earned The Observer Female Athlete of the…