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Dearwater, Bloomfield Girls Primed for Kearny in State Tourney Monday  TAPinto.net

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The intensity was kicked up a notch at practice this weekend as Bloomfield Girls Varsity Basketball readies to entertain Kearny High School ...



'A long time coming' for Kearny High School's latest additions (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

The town high school held a ribbon-cutting ceremony unveiling its new spaces.



Retired cop coaching hoops at N.J. high school accused of groping girl in gym: authorities  NJ.com

JERSEY CITY -- A retired Kearny cop who coached boys basketball at Kearny High School is facing allegations that he groped a 17-year-old girl at the school ...



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



Mullins returns to coach Kearny boys' hoops  The Observer Online

When Bill Mullins stepped away from coaching the boys' basketball program at Harrison High School at the end of last season, he knew in his heart that he was ...



Livingston Police Department Welcomes Three Officers; Promotes Three More  TAPinto.net

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Six members of the Livingston Police Department (LPD), including three new officers and three promoted officers, were officially sworn into ...



Kearny High School counselor croons on last day  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Kudos to Dorian Fasciano for ending the school year in style!



Kearny High soccer star won't be back for senior season  NJ.com

Jose Escandon, last season's NJ.com Boys Soccer State Player of the Year, will not be returning to Kearny High School for his senior year. Escandon and his ...



Kearny's Travis Witt looks to continue miraculous comeback at District 11  NJ.com

This weekend in Morristown might be the last time Kearny's Travis Witt takes to the mat as a high school wrestler. The mere fact that Witt has gotten this far is a ...



Kearny grid program begins anew with energetic alum Andrews  The Observer Online

It's been a little more than three months since Stephen Andrews took over the football head coaching reins at his alma mater Kearny High School and the ...



Kearny wrestlers rely on powerful lightweight brigade  The Observer Online

A full year has passed since Tony Carratura Jr. took over the coaching reins of the Kearny High School wrestling program once commandeered by his late father ...



Cardenas wins state and national wrestling titles, Kearny-Harrison soccer battles top Observer Top 10 Sports Stories for 2018  The Observer Online

There were a ton of newsworthy stories that captured the attention of The Observer readers for the calendar year of 2018. There were triumphs and tragedies.



Kearny, New Jersey — a place where stigmas are history  The Observer Online

On this website are two obituaries, one for a young lady, 29, and the other for a young lady, 24. Two local girls, gone in what should be the prime years of their ...



MICHIGAN TO THE MLS: Kearny's Borges gets selected by Colorado Rapids  The Observer Online

When Marcello Borges was just a student at Franklin School in Kearny, he would join his friends during his lunch period and fantasize about the future.



Kearny Coalition tackles addiction on high school level  The Observer Online

A dozen Kearny youths will be heading to summer camp in rural Warren County come Aug. 20. Yes, there'll be sports, swimming and the like, but there'll also be ...



A trio of county champs for Kearny track — Waters, Castillo and Reyes bring home gold  The Observer Online

It may be the indoor track season, but to get ready for the big championship meets, the Kearny High School track and field team practices outdoors. Yes, that ...



Bloomfield Wrestling Places 4th in Kearny Tournament; Diaz Wins 285-Pound Class  TAPinto.net

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield High School Varsity Wrestling Team placed fourth overall out of 11 schools in the 2018 Kearny Holiday Tournament on ...



Kearny wrestler Silva an undefeated man of many talents  The Observer Online

It's one thing that Steven Silva is an undefeated 113-pounder on the Kearny High School wrestling team. That's amazing in its own right. But Silva has another ...



Kearny girls' hoops squad tries to rebuild  The Observer Online

The Kearny High School girls' basketball program enjoyed a sensational season a year ago, winning a school-record 22 games, thanks a lot to the play of ...



Kearny, N.J.: Affordable and Ethnically Diverse  The New York Times

A less expensive alternative to Hoboken and Jersey City, Kearny is a mixing pot with a strong sense of community.



Kardinals begin defense of NJSIAA Group IV state soccer title  The Observer Online

The 2017 high school soccer season was a dream campaign for the Kearny High School boys' soccer team. “Soccertown, USA” once again claimed having the ...



Andrews named new Kearny football coach  The Observer Online

Stephen Andrews remembers being in seventh grade in the Kearny schools system and being heavily influenced by a teacher and coach. “Coach (Don) ...



WATCH: High school counselor ends school year with stunning tune  NJ.com

Kearny High School counselor Dorian Fasciano sang a rendition of Etta James' "At Last" before the final bell on Friday before summer break.



Kearny grad honors late soccer great with painting  The Observer Online

But the recent Kearny High School graduate remembers Velazquez, whose life came to a tragic end at the age of 19 last March in a car accident in Delaware.



Jersey City Mayor Fulop, Kearny Mayor Santos spar over parking for HCDO chair vote  Hudson County View

Fulop and Santos are sparring over the vote for the next chair of the HCDO, specifically the parking arrangements made at the venue: Kearny High School.



Pavers offered for entrance to KHS  The Observer Online

KEARNY — Wanna buy a brick? As the Kearny Board of Education prepares to tackle the last big piece of its lingering high school improvement project ...



2018 — a year in review  The Observer Online

Like many years, 2018 saw its share of ups and downs — positive news and negative news. Here at The Observer, we did our best to keep readers informed ...



Hard work, humility key in Kearny native Meagan McClelland's success at Rutgers  NJ.com

Long before Meagan McClelland ever stepped foot on the pitch at Rutgers, head coach Mike O'Neill heard plenty about the promising young keeper from his ...



Kids get into a soccer frame of mind at Kearny camp  The Observer Online

Addison Burke may only be six years old and will enter the first grade at Schuyler School in Kearny in a few weeks. But Burke knows exactly what she is when it ...



Kearny native's award-winning documentary to be screened at Kearny High School  NJ.com

Described as a film-within-a-film, "Meisnered" takes a look at the life of an actress who "just wanted to act."



Teen arrested in 'joke' KHS threat  The Observer Online

A 15-year-old Kearny High School student has been arrested and charged with third-degree creating a false-public alarm after the boy allegedly used a photo ...



Reunions: Kearny High School alumni to mark 55 years on Sept. 8  NJ.com

KEARNY HIGH SCHOOL Alumni of Kearny High School classes of 1960, '61 and '62 will hold a 55 year reunion on Sept. 8 at Crystal Point, 3900 River Road in ...



Kearny's Myers becomes a shot blocking machine  The Observer Online

A year ago, Robert Myers was devastated by the news that he was declared academically ineligible to play basketball at Kearny High School. “It was a lost ...



Kearny High School 2016 Graduation (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

The Kearny High School Class of 2016 celebrated graduation last night at Kearny High School.



Hudson County's top sports stories of 2018  NJ.com

Hudson County had plenty to cheer about in 2018, but there were also some heartbreaks along the way. There were a lot of interesting and compelling stories in ...



Kearny girls' track team wins Hudson County Relays championship  The Observer Online

Kearny High School head track and field coach Al Perez believes that the best meet for his team to attend are relay championships. “I love coaching relays, ...



Kearny state champ wrestler Cardenas honored by hometown leaders  The Observer Online

Jacob Cardenas never dreamed that he would enjoy a day like the one he endured last Tuesday. It was far better than any kid from Kearny could ever conjure ...



Kearny remembers fallen star Velazquez with pre-game ceremony  The Observer Online

A three-foot high poster of Adrian Velazquez now permanently adorns the wall outside the locker room at Harvey Field in Kearny and Kearny head boys' soccer ...



Shooting 'cartoon' with Monday's date found at Kearny High School  NJ.com

Extra police officers will be at Kearny High School on Monday after "threatening writing" and drawings were found inside the school last week.



Written bomb threat found inside Kearny High School  NJ.com

A handwritten bomb threat was found inside Kearny High School Tuesday night by a school worker, police said.



Kearny High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

Graduating seniors and faculty celebrated the night with dancing and joy all around.



Kearny High School 2017 graduation (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

The Kearny High School Class of 2017 helped close the book on the 2016-17 school year.



X.Ray Burns (Ken Green) dead at 57  The Observer Online

Kenneth Green — you may know him as X.Ray Burns from the Glen Jones Program Featuring X.Ray Burns — died Sunday, Feb. 10., following a battle with ...



Kearny boys' hoop camp: Shooting to be best  The Observer Online

Liam Raftery comes from excellent basketball stock. His uncle, Bill, is perhaps the greatest basketball player to ever come out of Kearny. Before heading off to ...



Kearny hurdle relay team goes to New Balance Nationals; places ninth  The Observer Online

A year ago, the Kearny High School 110-meter shuttle hurdles relay team just missed qualifying for the New Balance High School Track and Field Nationals by ...



Cali Carting wins Kearny Little League World Series title  The Observer Online

For more than 30 years, the Cali Carting team in Kearny Little League has been synonymous with one man: Joe Halpin. “He's the staple of the team,” said Cali ...



It's strictly girls at Kearny basketball camp  The Observer Online

Abbey Granelli is nine years old and headed into the fourth grade at Kearny's Roosevelt School. Abbey – and she will be the first to tell you that it's Abbey with ...



Mayor accused of shoving cop won't face criminal charges, officials say  NJ.com

KEARNY -- Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop is accused of shoving a cop at Kearny High School Tuesday night during the Hudson County Democratic ...



Kearny girls' soccer wins 10th straight Hudson County title  The Observer Online

Can you say the word dynasty? Well, that's exactly what the Kearny High School girls' soccer team has established. There's no doubt that the Kardinals have a ...



How one person's needless fear led to an unnecessary death  The Observer Online

Kim Alfieri will never forget the date June 27, 2018. Because it was that day her daughter, Allison Elizabeth Gaynor, took her last breath at the tender age of 24.



Kearny wrestling team moves forward with Carratura in charge  The Observer Online

The Kearny High School wrestling program suffered a gigantic loss last year, when veteran head coach and wrestling lifer Tony Carratura died after a battle with ...



What a week for Kearny girls' hoops: Dilone signs and Hill earns Pace Hall of Fame  The Observer Online

It may go down as one of the most storied weeks in the history of Kearny High School girls' basketball. On Wednesday, one of the best players to ever grace the ...



AN AMAZING 'TWIST' OF FATE  The Observer Online

When Michelle Lynn Kelly was growing up in Kearny, she began trying to solve a mystery — one that would take decades to unravel. “Kelly” is Michelle's ...



Kivlehan begins new season as Kearny coach while awaiting birth of daughter  The Observer Online

Stefanee Pace Kivlehan had mixed emotions about the apparent end of the professional baseball season. After all, the Kearny High School head girls' soccer ...



KHS construction end in sight, official says  The Observer Online

The Kearny Board of Education is “on target” with the ongoing construction project at Kearny High School. So said Mark Bruscino, director of plant operations for ...



Local hoopsters enhance their skills at Kearny summer league  The Observer Online

But Gill has already made a positive impression on the Kearny High basketball coaching staff. The 6-foot-3 Gill displayed his talents at the recent Kearny ...



New security protocol for visitors implemented in Kearny schools; Measures follow horrific shooting that took 17 lives in Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Fla.  The Observer Online

The Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., continues to have widespread implications — not just in the Sunshine State, ...



Living in ... Kearny, NJ  The New York Times

An affordable alternative to Hoboken and Jersey City, Kearny is a mixing pot with a strong sense of community.



Kearny High Culinary Team to Compete at National Invitational  Jerseybites

Five culinary students from Kearny High School will be among the competitors at the National ProStart Invitational, April 28 to 30, at the Charleston Area ...



Obituaries for 12 Sept. 2018  The Observer Online

Giulio Louis DiSerafino. Giulio Louis DiSerafino, 88, of Bonita Springs, Florida, died Thursday, August 30, 2018. He was born in Devon, Pennsylvania, on April ...



Apologize to the Kearny cop you shoved, Santos says to JC Mayor Fulop  The Observer Online

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop owes the rookie Kearny police officer he shoved last night an apology, at the very least, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos told ...



THE ROAD TO SAFETY  The Observer Online

Kearny High School sophomores preparing for their learner's permit test were exposed to a very special lesson guaranteed to drive home the point about being ...



KHS art show dazzles  The Observer Online

KEARNY — A wing of the South Building at Kearny High School filled with objets d'art on Wednesday, May 16. Dozens of visitors streamed through the hallways ...



Kearny's Melenciano overcomes obstacles to become softball standout  The Observer Online

When Nayely Melenciano came to the United States from her native Dominican Republic, she was all of 13 years old and somewhat lost in her new home of ...



Soccer star from Kearny, Hillside man killed in crash  NJ.com

A deadly crash in Delaware that killed two New Jersey teens on Saturday left two other members of the Rutgers University Newark men's soccer team injured.



Kearny gets another state wrestling champion in Cardenas  The Observer Online

It didn't take long for Kearny's last state wrestling champion to recognize the talents of the next one. In 1999, Kearny High School junior David Cordoba won the ...



PHOTOS: Kearny High School 2015 graduation  NJ.com

Kearny High School graduated over 400 students on the school's football field on Friday evening.



Kearny's Escandon earns place with all-time soccer elite  The Observer Online

Jose Escandon was a good soccer player in his native Ecuador, moving up the ranks quickly to earn a spot with the prestigious academy program of Portillo ...



X.Ray Burns, WFMU sidekick to Glen Jones, is dead  NorthJersey.com

WFMU radio personality X.Ray Burns died on Sunday.



STATE CHAMPS! Kearny wins NJSIAA Group IV soccer title; 10th overall; first since 2004  The Observer Online

Midway through the first half of Sunday's NJSIAA Group IV boys' soccer championship against Princeton, Kearny's brilliant junior midfielder Jose Escandon ...



Union County, Kearny Teens Killed In Delaware Crash  Westfield, NJ Patch

Union County, Kearny Teens Killed In Crash - Westfield, NJ - Alfahtee Huey, 19, of Hillside​ and Adrian Velazquez, 19, of Kearny were killed. 2 other teens from ...



Thousands of points, memories as Kearny hoop greats return  The Observer Online

Of all the hundreds of boys' basketball players that have played for Kearny High School over the years, only eight reached the prestigious milestone of scoring ...



Kearny's Duran a freshman phenomenon  The Observer Online

Before the current high school baseball season began, David Duran was just a bit skeptical. After all, Duran is a freshman at Kearny High School and freshmen ...



N.J soccer star, friend killed in Delaware crash are mourned  NJ.com

Friends, family, and classmates are mourning the deaths of Adrian Velazquez, of Kearny, and Alfahtee Heuy, of Hillside, both 19, who died at the scene of the ...



Hoop heaven for Kearny boys at basketball camp  The Observer Online

You see, the Schuyler School fifth grader is a distant cousin of former Boston Celtics and Miami Heat sharpshooter Ray Allen. He's also related, in a cousin way, ...



Half-day preK-3 classes coming in the fall  The Observer Online

KEARNY –. Starting this fall, the Kearny Board of Education will be starting an in-house “half-day integrated program for 3-year-olds” out of Garfield School on ...



New Jr. High Ready to Go  The Observer Online

LYNDHURST — Looks like all systems are go for Lyndhurst's new junior high school. The township Board of Commissioners voted June 28 to award the ...



Mount Rushmore: Vote to pick Kearny's 4 best athletes/coaches of all time  NJ.com

Soccertown, USA probably deserves some sort of landmark, right? If you haven't heard by now, the first hot bed for soccer in the United States was carved out in ...



Three Kearny track standouts advance to Group IV championships  The Observer Online

It's not every day that a Kearny High School track and field athlete advances to the overall Group IV championships at the Bennett Center in Toms River. So that's ...



Kearny's Cardenas wins Junior National wrestling championship  The Observer Online

Jacob Cardenas went to Virginia Beach and the National High School Coaches Association wrestling championships last weekend with one goal in mind.



The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...



Community holds Vigil for N.J. soccer star who died in car accident  NJ.com

KEARNY -- Friends, family and classmates gathered at the Harvey Field on Thursday to honor the memory of Adrian Velazquez, a standout soccer player who ...



Kearny honors legendary athletic greats with Hall of Fame dinner  The Observer Online

Michael Millar had attended several Kearny High School Athletic Hall of Fame dinners before. After all, Millar recalls when they honored his grandfather, George, ...



Kearny High legend Pace Kivlehan returns as girls' soccer coach  The Observer Online

The legendary athlete, easily the best girls' soccer player Kearny High School ever produced, was appointed last week as the new head girls' soccer coach at ...



Kearny trio headed to RBI Softball World Series  The Observer Online

Three members of the Kardinals continued their softball season by playing for the Hoboken Shockers All-Stars in Major League Baseball's RBI (Rebuilding ...



East Newark officials say Harrison High too pricey, aim to send kids to Kearny  NJ.com

East Newark officials hope to send the first class of borough students to Kearny High School in September.



Senior Spotlight: Kearny soccer star, Rutgers commit Meagan McClelland's a two-sport standout  NJ.com

KEARNY — As one of the country's top young goalkeepers, it would be understandable if Meagan McClelland dedicated all of her focus towards soccer. Instead ...



Kearny hoops awards dinner brings former Net O'Koren to speak  The Observer Online

For all intents and purposes, it was not a season to remember for the Kearny High School boys' basketball team. The final record was lopsided in the wrong ...



Kearny volleyball team opening eyes  The Observer Online

The Kearny High School volleyball team is off to a brilliant start, compiling seven wins among their first nine matches. Bill Mullins, who also doubles as the ...



Looking back at 2017  The Observer Online

The calendar year 2017, like most years, saw its share of ups and downs. It saw the untimely and shocking death of Kearny Councilman Jonathan Giordano and ...



Camps offer volleyball, baseball, hoops  The Observer Online

KEARNY –. Sports opportunities abound this summer for Kearny youngsters. Here are some samplers of what's out there: Kearny Volleyball Camp runs Tuesday ...



Kearny girls' tennis team captures Hudson County crown  The Observer Online

When Rob Kelly became the girls' tennis coach at Kearny High School earlier this year, he knew he was inheriting a solid squad. “I walked into a good situation,” ...



Showdown in Hudson County Dem chair fight set for Tuesday  NJ.com

Kearny Police are telling residents not to park near Kearny High School on June 12, when the HCDO will meet to vote for a new chair. (Terrence T. McDonald ...



High expectations as always for Kearny boys' soccer  The Observer Online

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 ...



Kearny legends past and present profiled in new book  NJ.com

Barbara Krasner's love for Kearny history was born in 1967, when then-town historian Jessie Hipp visited Krasner's fourth grade classroom at Roosevelt School ...



Final chapter of KHS renovations?  The Observer Online

KEARNY –. It's all systems go for what the Kearny Board of Education hopes will be the final phase of the long-delayed multi-million dollar project to renovate ...



PHOTOS: Kearny High School 2014 graduation  The Jersey Journal

When Rebecca Goncalves began her academic career, she spoke only Portuguese and had to take English as a Second Language classes to catch up with her ...



Kearny girls' crew: Keeping a winning tradition  The Observer Online

Veteran Kearny High School girls' crew coach Dave Paszkiewicz knew that his lightweight four boat was good enough to qualify for the Scholastic Rowing ...



Kearny's Fadeski becomes school's first District wrestling champ since 2012  The Observer Online

As his team was preparing to participate in the NJSIAA District 11 wrestling championships last week, Kearny head wrestling coach Tony Carratura, Jr. was ...



Making History: Amy DeGise becomes first woman elected Hudson Dem chair  NJ.com

Unofficial results show DeGise won 452 votes to Stack's 360, according to a spokesman for the Hudson County Democratic Organization.



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