On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, during the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council, Mayor Alberto G. Santos, members of the Town Council and Kearny Police Chief George King held a swearing in ceremony for newly hired police officers of the Kearny Police Department. Mayor Santos and Chief King addressed the police officers and their family and friends who gathered at Town Hall to witness the administration of the oaths of office and the pinning of the new officers' police badges.
The Kearny Health Department held its first Flu clinic for the 2018-2019 season. The Flu shots were free and available to Kearny and East Newark residents only. The clinic was held at the Kearny Health Department, 645 Kearny Avenue on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm. The clinic was very well attended and the vaccine supply was exhausted in record time in just over two hours.
On Saturday, September 29, 2018, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and Councilmembers Carol Jean Doyle, Albino Cardoso, Eileen Eckel, Marytrine De Castro and Peter Santana joined members of Mujeres Valientes (Brave Women) and Susan B. Komen for the Cure® Tie a Ribbon ™ Campaign in front of Kearny Town Hall.
On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, during the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council, Mayor Alberto G. Santos issued a Proclamation recognizing Franklin School for their ongoing Lupus Awareness initiatives and efforts to educate the school community, teachers, students and staff about Lupus and the needs for research funding, accurate diagnosis, and effective treatments that will lead to a cure for this devastating illness that affects so many people.
On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council presented a Proclamation to Emma Quintana of Mujeres Valientes (Brave Women) and Susan G. Komen® in recognition of their 15th Anniversary and efforts to raise Breast Cancer Awareness in the Town of Kearny.
During the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Mayor Alberto G. Santos issued a Proclamation designating the Town of Kearny as a 2018 Play Ball Town and announced the Fall Ball Program for children.
On Saturday, September 7, 2018, police officers from across the country stopped in the Town of Kearny for lunch in route from West Point Academy, to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, as part of the 2018 Tour de Force run to recall those lost on September 11, 2001. In the past, the ride has traveled from Washington D.C.