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December 8, 2017

KEARNY, NJ – On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council held a swearing-in ceremony at Town Hall for newly appointed Kearny Police Chief George King and Deputy Chief Scott Macfie.  Mayor Santos administered the oaths and Kearny retired Police Chief John Dowie presented each with their badges.  Mayor Santos commented, “This is a momentous transition for our...

Town of Kearny Honors Police Chief John Dowie and Extends Farewell during Retirement Ceremony

12/07/2017

KEARNY, NJ – The members of the Kearny Police Department and elected officials honored and saluted retiring Police Chief John Dowie for his four decades of service to the Kearny Police Department – the last 19 years as Chief of Police – at an outdoor ceremony held on December 1, 2017 at the front entrance of the KPD Headquarters. 

Kearny Welcomes Newest Firefighters

11/13/2017
Kearny, NJ – On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Kearny Town Council held a swearing-in ceremony at Town Hall for five newly hired firefighters of the Kearny Fire Department.  Mayor Santos administered the oaths and Kearny Fire Chief Steve Dyl presented each new firefighter his fire badge.  The new firefighters are:  Dylan Schalago, Daniel Madden, Ethan Evanchick, Christopher Vezos, and Matthew Miller.
 

Save The Date! Annual Kearny Uez Holiday Tree Lighting Festival Is Thursday, November 30th , 5:30 – 8:30 P.M.

11/09/2017

Welcome Santa, Lighting of the Town Tree, Enjoy Free Events and Activities

HO! HO! HO!  Save the date because it’s almost time to kick off the holiday season and celebrate at the Annual Kearny KUEZ Tree Lighting Festival, this year being held on Thursday, November 30th  from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. outside Town Hall on Kearny Avenue.  Rain or shine!

Kearny 150 Block Party & Fireworks Celebration – Sunday, October 1, 2017

09/28/2017
Kearny’s 150th Sesquicentennial Anniversary Block Party celebration will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Field on Sunday, October 1, 2017, 3:00 pm through 8 pm and will feature musical performances, food, a beer garden, local restaurants, zip line and a grand finale fireworks display.  There will also be presentations from many of Kearny’s civic and cultural organizations. 
 

Town of Kearny Celebrates the 4th of July - A Grand Display of Patriotism

07/05/2017

(KEARNY, NJ) – On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, the Town of Kearny held its annual Fireworks Celebration at Veteran’s Memorial Field on Belgrove Drive.  Mayor Alberto G. Santos along with Councilmembers Carol Jean Doyle, Susan McCurrie and Marytrine De Castro joined Kearny residents for the event.  Each year, the July 4th Fireworks Celebration becomes larger and more spectacular. 

Town of Kearny holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: Re-opening of the Davis Avenue Firehouse (Station 1)

06/27/2017
(Kearny, NJ) – On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and Councilmembers Eileen Eckel, Susan McCurrie, Albino Cardoso, Richard Konopka, Marytrine De Castro and Peter Santana joined Fire Chief Steve Dyl, members of the Kearny Fire Department and local area residents for the ribbon-cutting and re-opening ceremony of Station 1, the town firehouse located at Davis Avenue and Devon Terrace.
 

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