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September 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.    Residents and...

Town of Kearny Sesquicentennial: Presentation of the Town Hall 150th Anniversary Banners

05/01/2017
(Kearny, NJ) – On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Mayor Alberto G. Santos held the 150th Anniversary Banners presentation at the Kearny Town Hall.  The presentation of the anniversary banners provided the opportunity to call attention to the historic, milestone sesquicentennial anniversary and the series of commemorative events planned to mark the anniversary.  
 

Mayor Alberto G. Santos Issues Proclamation Designating May as Lupus Awareness Month in the Town of Kearny

04/18/2017
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, during the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council, Mayor Alberto G. Santos issued a Proclamation designating May as Lupus Awareness Month in the Town of Kearny to educate the public 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.
 
 

Design Selected for the Town Hall 150th Anniversary Banners

03/31/2017

(KEARNY, NJ) – Mayor Alberto G. Santos announced today that the design for the Town Hall 150th Anniversary banners has been selected.  Daniel Veloso, a third year Kearny High School Graphic Arts student and Graphic Arts instructor Joseph Domalewski collaborated on nine comprehensive banner designs for the Town’s 150th Anniversary Committee to choose from.  Mayor Santos explained, “All of the designs were creative and well-designed.

Town of Kearny Celebrates Irish Cultural Heritage, Music and Dance: United Irish Associations of West Hudson Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

03/16/2017

On Sunday, March 12, 2017, the Town of Kearny celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by participating in the 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade organized by the United Irish Associations of West Hudson.  While it was it was an extremely cold day, the weather didn’t stop marchers and spectators from participating in the annual event.  The Parade began in Harrison and traveled along Frank E.

Winter Storm Advisory For Kearny Residents

03/13/2017

The Kearny Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the Kearny Police and Fire Departments, Kearny Emergency Rescue Squad, Mayor Alberto G. Santos & Town Council, Kearny Health and Public Works Departments and the Kearny Municipal Utilities Authority are preparing for the major winter storm expected to impact the region tonight and tomorrow.  Residents are advised of the following:

 

Town Of Kearny Celebrates 150th Anniversary: Banner Sponsorship Program Available To Residents And Businesses

03/10/2017

Kearny, N.J. (March 9, 2017) – Mayor Alberto G. Santos announced today that the Town of Kearny Sesquicentennial Committee will offer residents and local businesses the opportunity to participate in the banner sponsorship program to commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary.

Reported Crimes In Kearny Decrease By 4% In 2016 And Reach A New 16-Year Low

03/10/2017
The Town of Kearny’s Uniform Crime Report Index for 2016 shows there were 1,078 reported crimes in 2016, a drop of 4% from the previous year’s number of 1,130.  The overall decrease is consistent with the downward trend in reported crimes in Kearny since 2012.  The report also shows that reported crimes in Kearny are at a 16-year low and that the Police Department responded to over 28,000 incidents during the course of 2016.
 

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