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March 13, 2018
Kearny, NJ – On Sunday, March 11, 2018, Irish eyes were smiling at the 45th Annual West Hudson St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  Under clear blue skies, thousands of people lined Kearny Avenue to enjoy the parade.  Organized annually by the United Irish Associations of West Hudson, the parade began in Harrison and traveled along Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard in Harrison, Central Avenue in East Newark and...

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


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

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. 

Sesquicentennial Photo Contest Honoring Kearny’s History


On September 24, 2017 in celebration of the Town of Kearny’s 150th anniversary, the Junior Woman’s Club of Arlington sponsored a photography contest honoring our Town’s History.  The two categories were “Kearnyscapes” and “What Community Means to Me”.  Congratulations to all of the contestants and winners of the Kearny 150 Sesquicentennial Photography Contest.  The reception was held at the historic Firehouse at 72 Hal

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


(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)

(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.

Town of Kearny, We Are One New Jersey Hudson County Center and the Portuguese Cultural Association Hold Citizenship Clinic Saturday, July 1, 2017


The Town of Kearny in partnership with We Are One New Jersey Hudson County Center and the Portuguese Cultural Association held a Citizenship Clinic on Saturday, July 1, 2017, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM.  The citizenship clinic took place at 408 Schuyler Avenue, Kearny, New Jersey 07032 and the event was open to all interested in becoming a citizen of the United States of America.