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Anchored by senior core, Kearny girls soccer looks to 'make a statement' in '19  NJ.com

The Kardinals look to improve upon last year's 14-6-1 record.



Senior Spotlight: Kearny's Escobar doesn't let size hold him back on the soccer field  NJ.com

Before entering high school Matt Escobar was concerned that his lack of size would hold him back on the soccer field. His father Christian made sure to alleviate ...



'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.



Kearny resident graduates; High school students receive merit scholarships | Journal Entries  NJ.com

Mount Saint Mary College graduated 600 students during its annual Commencement ceremony on May 18. Among the graduates was Kayla O'Connor of ...



Strong contingent gains induction into Kearny Athletic Hall of Fame  The Observer Online

Jairo Mendez's life in baseball began when he was five years old. “I remember my team,” said Mendez, the former Kearny High School great athlete who is now ...



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 ...



Kearny close buddies Franco, Reyes push each other to finish line  The Observer Online

The long-lasting bond of friendship between Breisly Franco and Xavier Reyes innocently started when the two played baseball against each other in the Kearny ...



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 loses two sportsmen too young  The Observer Online

It's never easy when someone dies at a young age. Kearny recently had to endure two tragic losses of two young men with their respective backgrounds in ...



Kearny looks to be Smart, have a baseball season to remember  The Observer Online

The high school baseball season will begin in earnest April Fool's Day, but you can definitely say that the Kearny Kardinals began to prepare for the 2019 ...



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.



Kearny softball: Going through a major rebuild  The Observer Online

At the end of the 2018 high school softball season, Kearny head coach Jimmy Pickel believed he had a nucleus of a returning team, even though he was losing ...



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 ...



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

Peter and Tricia McKeegan had already sampled two of the more common residential options for many North Jersey residents: living in a large suburban house ...



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 ...



Kearny High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Why you won't see state's top HS soccer player on the field this year  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 ...



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.



Bishop Kearney High School to shut down this summer  News 12 Brooklyn

More than 100 students are looking for a new school after Bishop Kearney High School announced it will be shutting its doors this summer.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



424 graduates receive diplomas at Kearny High School graduation  The Star-Ledger

Four hundred and twenty four graduates received their diplomas in Kearny High School's stadium on a gorgeous evening with the Manhattan skyline as a ...



PHOTOS: Kearny High School 2015 graduation  NJ.com

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



KPD: Strange case from A to Zzzz  The Observer Online

By Karen Zautyk. On Jan. 16 at 5:15 p.m., numerous Kearny police officers responded to a Windsor Street apartment on a call of a burglary in progress. They met ...



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 native Cardenas honored for winning state wrestling title  The Observer Online

Jacob Cardenas can get used to the attention. A year ago at this time, Cardenas was honored by Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos and the town council with a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Varela's two goals leads Kearny to big 3-1 win over Harrison at Red Bull Arena; Return to Red Bull proves fruitful for Kards in Harrison High School Classic  The Observer Online

HARRISON – Before the start of the high school soccer season two weeks ago, Kearny, the defending overall NJSIAA Group IV state champion, had to be ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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) ...



Blue Tide looks to regroup after losing key players to graduation  The Observer Online

Jairo Mendez knows the routine all too well. The Harrison High School head baseball coach realizes that his players just can't remain members of the Blue Tide ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Hicks leaves Harrison for college job at AIC in Springfield  The Observer Online

When Danny Hicks was hired as the head football coach at Harrison High School a little over a year ago, it seemed like it was an absolute perfect fit. Hicks was ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



Locals grace New Jersey Quad-County Underclassmen All-Star Game  The Observer Online

UNION – It was not a memorable season for the Kearny High School baseball team. The Kardinals uncharacteristically won only six games. Usually, teams that ...



Group of NAHS seniors get associate degree before high school diploma  The Observer Online

Traditionally, in education, there's this pecking order. It's chronological. First, you get a diploma after eighth-grade. Then, a high-school diploma. Following that ...



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 names Patricia Blood Superintendent of Schools  NJ.com

Patricia Blood has been named superintendent of schools in Kearny. She has been interim superintendent since January.



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 ...



New Kearny High School principal left Lakewood because of low test scores  The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

The Kearny Board of Education voted last month to hire a new principal for the town's high school.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



A TRUE KNIGHT  The Observer Online

By Lisa Feorenzo & Kevin Canessa. Life can change — for the better or worse — in an instant. For Norman “Bogie” Doyle III, some might say a fateful day back in ...



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

WFMU radio personality X.Ray Burns died on Sunday.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



NJSIAA honors top scholar-athletes  The Observer Online

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association honored all 376 of the state's top scholar-athletes last Sunday at the Pines Manor in Edison.



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,” ...



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 ...



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Springfield Ice Hockey Clocks Kearny to Keep New Winning Streak Alive  TAPinto.net

(Secaucus, NJ) - The Jonathan Dayton High School Bulldogs varsity ice hockey team extended its winning streak to three games in a row with a hard-fought 5-2 ...



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.



NJ 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 ...



DeVita takes new job in Cedar Grove, resigns Kearny BOE position  The Observer Online

Michael DeVita has resigned his job as business administrator/board secretary with the Kearny Board of Education to take a similar post with the Cedar Grove ...



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 High School's $37 million makeover will include soundproofing, a new heating and air conditioning system, a new culinary lab, and a new multipurpose room with a great view  The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

LAUREN CASSELBERRY JOURNAL PHOTOAS KEARNY HIGH SCHOOL undergoes renovations, one fourth of the school's nearly 1800 students will have ...



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 ...



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 girl, 16, shot dead in bedroom saved brother's life, says boyfriend's dad  The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

A 16-year-old Kearny girl was shot dead in her bedroom Thursday night, but not before saving the life of her younger brother by hiding him, her boyfriend's father ...



Kearny softball: Looking to repeat — Kardinals reach Hudson County tourney finals once again  The Observer Online

When the high school softball season began in early April, the Kearny High School softball team was in a little bit of a pickle _ much to the chagrin of head coach ...



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 ...



2 years after murder of Kearny 16-year-old, 3 have pleaded guilty and accused killer awaits trial  NJ.com

Two years after a 16-year-old Kearny girl was murdered in her home in what police said was and part ongoing dispute between Latin Kings street gang ...



End of a golden era as Kearny's Millar retires  The Observer Online

When John Millar was a student and soccer player at Kearny High School nearly 50 years ago, he could have never even slightly imagined what his life would ...



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.



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 ...



Man convicted of all counts in murder of Kearny girl, 16, and faces life in prison  NJ.com

"This was a particularly horrible crime that victimized not only a 16-year-old girl but her 7-year-old brother who witnessed it," Hudson County Assistant ...



Kearny Relays Division 2 results (girls)  NJ.com

Girls 1 Mile Run Division II 1 Guajala, Allison JR Union City 6:18.61 10 2 Heredia, Paola JR North Bergen 7:20.96 8. Girls 400 Meter Hurdles Intermediate ...



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.



Editorial: Kearny superintendent made right call on football forfeit  The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Kearny High football coach Pete Llaneza running practice (N.Murray) Noah K. Murray/The Star LedgerKearny football coach Pete Llaneza overseeing his team's ...



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 ...



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 ...



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



Bloomfield Teens Honored: Basketball, Wrestling, Bowling  Bloomfield, NJ Patch

Bloomfield Honors: Basketball, Wrestling, Bowling - Bloomfield, NJ - The Essex County freeholders congratulated some high-performing student-athletes from ...



Kearny salutes veterans with annual Memorial Day parade (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

Hundreds of people lined Belgrove Drive for Kearny's annual Memorial Day Parade. Young children held signs and waved at servicemen as they made their ...



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