The greening of a borough

By Ron Leir EAST NEWARK – This community has done some late spring planting. In less…

The art of being a good witness

    By Karen Zautyk NUTLEY — The John Walker Middle School on Franklin Ave. was…

‘Big Dog’ left lasting impression on all who knew him

  By Anthony J. Machcinski KEARNY – ‘The Big Dog is Closed” reads the sign on…

‘Summer Is Here’

By Lisa Pezzolla Tomorrow, summer is officially here. Looking back to my childhood, I remember that…

Must everything have a price tag?

This Sept. 11, one decade since the Twin Towers terror attack that killed 2,752 people, the…

We’ve Got Mail

To the Publisher: USDA’s new MyPlate dietary logo illustrates graphically the shrinking role of meat and…

A candy caper and other crime news

By Karen Zautyk NUTLEY — A bank robbery (but not what you’d think), a case of…

New Yorker nabbed in local drug sales

By Karen Zautyk KEARNY — Following a monthlong investigation, members of the Kearny Police Department’s Vice…

News from the Kearny Police Blotter

By Karen Zautyk KEARNY – Police are investigating a pair of overnight burglaries at two Kearny…

Lincoln Jumpers for American Heart

By James A. Vezos If you happened to pass by Kearny’s Lincoln School on May 27,…

The UnderGrounds provide blast from the past

By Anthony J. Machcinski Bands such as Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and Creedence Clearwater Revival became…

Around town

Bloomfield Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, 240 Belleville Ave., announces the performance of “Songs From the Heart,”…