National Night Out


Kearny, NJ – National Night Out Against Crime, sponsored by the Kearny Community Policing Unit, was held on Tuesday, August 4th on Belgrove Drive and Veteran’s Field. Hundreds of town residents turned out for the annual event.

Kearny TNR Plaque Appreciation Presentation


Kearny, NJ  - On July 14, 2015, at the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council, Leonard Twist who serves as Administrator of the Town's Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) Committee and fellow TNR Committee members presented a plaque to Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council in appreciation of the Town’s support of the TNR program in Kearny.  The Mayor and Council adopted Ordinance 2014-44, Adopting a Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) Program, regulating outdoor cat colonies on November

Applications For Fire Fighter Exam Are Now Available


Mayor Alberto G. Santos announced that exam applications for the civil service position of fire fighter in the Town of Kearny are now available.  Residents can obtain an application online at

Fire protection services are provided in the Town of Kearny by a professional fire department operating out of four firehouses.  Kearny’s firefighters are also first responders who are required to hold EMT certificates. 

Kearny’s Newest Eagle Scout Stephen R. Koziel Highlights Paralympic Sports and Athletes with Physical Disabilities in His Community Service Video


Kearny resident Stephen R. Koziel recently advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor of the Boy Scouts of America.  This achievement was the result of many years of scouting activities, which includes earning at least 21 merit badges, leadership positions and an extensive community service project.