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    Wednesday Aug 30 | Observer

    With the anniversary of 9/11 once again approaching, I am brought back to that fateful day. I was a Port Authority employee at the time, and was at my desk on the 72nd floor when the first plane struck.

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    Wednesday Aug 30 | Observer

    The Township of Lyndhurst has its collective eye focused on marshaling forces for a Saturday, Sept. 30, parade to celebrate its 100-year anniversary celebration.

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  3. Cardinal making first pastoral visit to Kearny Sept. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Observer

    11, 2001, terror attacks with a remembrance Mass. It all begins Thursday, Sept. 7, when Cardinal Tobin makes his first visit to a Kearny parish.

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  4. High expectations as always for Kearny boys' soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Observer

    A year ago, the Kearny High School boys' soccer team enjoyed a memorable season, winning the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group IV championship for the first time in five years, defeating West Orange via penalty kicks, before falling to Scotch Plains-Fanwood in the overall Group IV semifinals. campaign for the Kardinals that saw the team give head coach Bill Galka the long-awaited state sectional championship that had been eluding him.

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  5. Drug bust in Walmart lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Observer

    Kearny Vice Unit detectives, on patrol in the Walmart parking lot at 9:15 p.m. on Aug. 21, noticed a 2010 Acura, occupied by two people, sitting in a remote area of the property. After keeping it under surveillance for a time, they approached the car on foot, and, when the driver opened the door, were struck by, not just a whiff, but an "overpowering odor of marijuana," police said.

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  6. Is a Harrison Parking Authority forthcoming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Observer

    Could be, town officials acknowledged, in the wake of taking legislative steps to generate more income from parking, both from curbside meters and from private lots. Whether the town will go down the path of a separate authority or a town-controlled parking utility may depend on the extent of enforcement activity and number of personnel needed for that effort, according to Mayor James Fife.

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    Wednesday Aug 23 | Observer

    Salvatore Battaglia, an owner of RP Baking LLC , told members of the Harrison Zoning Board of Adjustment that the company had no plans to drop any of its workers. Nor, Battaglia added, would any additional workers be hired as a result of the proposed improvements which will facilitate additional shipments of bread to Texas in refrigerated tractor-trailer trucks.

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  8. Kards try to bounce back from lost seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Observer

    There's no way to sugarcoat what the Kearny High School football team had to endure in 2016. There's not a chance to dance around it.

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  9. Obituaries for 23 Aug. 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Observer

    The funeral service was conducted Saturday, Aug. 19, by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Cremation was private.

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  10. Tracing Kearny statue's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Observer

    The man Confederate soldiers liked to call "the One-Armed Devil" had occupied, with his wife, a mansion known as Belle Grove in an area that was then still part of Harrison. It wasn't until 1867 - five years after Kearny's death - that a big chunk of Harrison broke away and incorporated as a separate municipality, taking the name of the late general.

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  11. The battle vs. opioids continuesRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Observer

    Luciano told the mayor and council that the KERS has been responding to "between 15 and 20" calls involving opioid overdoses per week "Our focus is on prevention," Luciano said, and, in that context, the group is particularly focused on "reaching the younger kids." "Doctors should prescribe these types of drugs for shorter periods of time," Luciano said, as a strategy for preventing patients abusing those drugs.

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    Aug 16, 2017 | Observer

    The vote came after a lengthy closed caucus which involved private discussion on various topics, including one listed on the council agenda as "review of qualifications to hire firefighters." In an email message to The Observer in which he was responding to a question about the appointment, Santos wrote that he voted "no" because, "I did not support changing our practice on qualification standards for the position of firefighter, which was done in order to make the appointment."

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  13. KPD: Here come da judge - and da copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Observer

    On May 28, Officer Ben Wuelfing took a report of a burglary into a 2013 Dodge parked on the 200 block of Maple St. and obtained security video of a man in and about the car at 2 a.m. that day. The in At 10 a.m. on Aug. 3, Alvarez was arrested at the court, where he apparently was appearing to answer charges from an incident last month.

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  14. Kid for Others: 7-year-old Kearny boy sells juice & lemonade to buy lunches for first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Observer

    Last week, a visitor to his Hoyt St. home caught the youngster fixated on operating a remote to propel a "I wanted to do something nice for my friends at the Kearny Police Department, the Kearny Fire Department and the county corrections," Brandon outh Kearny. After learning that it was a 7-year-old, rather than some organization, that wanted to befriend the officers, "he was intrigued," she recalled.

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  15. Obituaries for 16 Aug. 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Observer

    Relatives and friends called Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Condon Funeral Home, 684 Kearny Ave., Kearny. The funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday, Aug. 10, at St. Stephen's Church, Kearny.

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  16. New early childhood care center coming to HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Observer

    The Harrison Planning Board voted Aug. 9 to clear the way for plans filed by Cresthill Management LLC to develop a child care center at 800 S. Third St. Board chairman Art Pettigrew said the target site - just off Burlington St., behind the PATH station, and west of Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard - is within the borders of the Harrison Station redevelopment project. Testimony offered by the applicant's attorney, Heather Kumer of the Connell Foley law firm, indicated that the privately operated facility would accommodate up to 35 children.

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  17. HCPO: Giordano died from natural causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Observer

    The ruling was issued May 24, 2017." In the aftermath of the incident, the prosecutor's office reported that the death was not considered suspicious, nor was any foul play suspected Ron Leir has been a newspaperman since the late '60s, starting his career with The Jersey Journal, having served as a summer reporter during college.

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    Aug 9, 2017 | Observer

    HE FIRST TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN IN 99 years - well, it'll almost be a total eclipse in our neck of the woods - is coming Aug. 21. And a local NASA representative says it's vitally important that everyone who plans on catching the eclipse outdoors be fully prepared to do so properly. Laura Checki, of Lyndhurst, is also a subject matter expert in the sciences who teaches science teachers.

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    Aug 9, 2017 | Observer

    "They would have lunch and dancing on the river as the boat would go up and down the Passaic," she said. "I guess it's hard to picture now but the Passaic in its heyday was a great recreational waterway.

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  20. New junior high inching closerRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Observer

    BOE action came at a special meeting last Wednesday, Aug. 2, following a power-point presentation by Joseph DiCara, principal of the DiCara Rubino architectural firm of Wayne. Now those plans go the Bergen County superintendent of schools, state Department of Education and township Planning Board for review.

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