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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 ...



'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 ...



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'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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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, 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, 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 High School 2016 Graduation (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kearny High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



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 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."



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

WFMU radio personality X.Ray Burns died on Sunday.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 names Patricia Blood Superintendent of Schools  NJ.com

lincoln11.jpg. Patricia Blood has been named Superintendent of Schools in Kearny. Here she greets students as they head to their next class on the first day of ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

kras2.jpg. Barbara Krasner is the author of a new book, "Legendary Locals of Kearny," which has just been released by Arcadia Publishing. (Jersey Journal file ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 Board of Education moves to new offices on Midland Avenue  The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

With a recent reorganization of schools and district lines in town, the board moved from Franklin School to new offices at 172 Midland Ave.



Community holds Vigil for NJ 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 ...



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 ...



Kearny Relays Division 1 results (boys)  NJ.com

Boys 3200 Meter Run Division II 1 Baker, Zeyad JR Paterson Jfk 11:26.63 10 2 Goodwin, Jeremiah JR Paterson Jfk 11:26.94 8 3 Santiago, David SR Paterson ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kearny Relays: North Bergen girls and Paterson Kennedy boys win  NJ.com

Girls 1 Mile Run Division I ================================================================================ Name Year School Seed ...



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 has a new police chief … and he's a King  The Observer Online

Chances are you've probably met the Kearny Police Department's new chief. He's known to come to the scene of crimes — and in his earlier years as a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

There were tears, hugs and sighs of relief from the family members and friends of a 16-year-old Kearny girl murdered in 2013 when Cruz Martinez of ...



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 ...



Changing of the Kearny guard: Millar to Almeida  The Observer Online

As the students returned from an always-too-brief holiday break, it was a very hectic week in the Kearny High School athletic office, with one athletic director ...



Kearny Councilman Found Dead After Volkswagen Beetle Fire In N.J.  Patch.com

KEARNY, NJ — Authorities say that a Kearny councilman was discovered dead in his Volkswagen Beetle after a fire engulfed the vehicle on Saturday.



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 ...



Hudson County's 30 most famous sports figures  NJ.com

There's been a myriad of them over the years, and while some immediately come come to mind -- like legendary St. Anthony basketball coach Bob Hurley ...



DPW chief Kerr prepares to call it a career  The Observer Online

KEARNY —. A loyal Kearny civil servant who will be leaving the town's employ the end of next month bade an early farewell in spirit. At its Sept. 12 meeting, the ...



Kearny grapplers move on after losing their mentor  The Observer Online

It was the first week of December and the Kearny High School wrestling team was just making preparations for the upcoming season. That's when the team ...



GoFundMe campaign launched after Kearny woman's tragic fall at WTC Oculus  NJ.com

"Jenny was shy at first but once she let you into her world, you never wanted to leave it."



Kearny High School Class of 2011 graduates  The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

Looming storm clouds over Kearny High School stadium couldn't dim the enthusiasm of the school's 445 graduates Friday night, who assembled on the football ...



New leader for Harrison schools  The Observer Online

HARRISON — Last October, Cynthia Baumgartner retired after a lengthy career as educator and administrator, spread between two West Hudson school ...



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

In tennis or volleyball, a lopsided mismatch is embarrassing — humiliation punctuated by lots of zeros. On the diamond, the mercy rule kicks in at 10 runs.



Blood gets merit raise, passes on it  The Observer Online

KEARNY —. Kearny's top public schools' administrator is now earning $196,584 for the 2017-2018 school year, as prescribed by a July 17 vote of the Board of ...



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