On June 9th, Kearny Awake (Association of Water, Agriculture and Kearny’s Environment) planted trees on Vet’s Field near Passaic Avenue as the group’s first green infrastructure project. The planting of trees at Vet’s Field is the first step towards a project to help reduce storm water runoff onto our streets and into our waterways and systems in the Passaic River area. Thanks to Dave Mach...
On Saturday, October 3, 2015, Pathways to Independence, Inc. held their Annual Walk-A-Thon at West Hudson Park. Community leaders, including Mayor Alberto G. Santos and Members of the Kearny Town Council, Carol Jean Doyle, Susan McCurrie and Marytrine De Castro took part in the Annual Walk-A-Thon with residents, Pathway to Independence consumers and their family and friends to raise funds for the organization.
On Sunday, July 19, 2015, the Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey (PCANJ) celebrated Peruvian Independence with a parade through Harrison and Kearny. The parade featured dancers dressed in beautiful native costumes, bands, floats and marchers from many area Peruvian organizations. Kearny Mayor Alberto G.
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, 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
Kearny, NJ – On July 11, 2015 Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Councilwoman Marytrine De Castro and Councilman Albino Cardoso attended the 1st Annual Motorcycle Run and Pig Roast.
Kearny, NJ – The Town of Kearny held its Annual Senior Picnic on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the Doyle Pavilion River Bank Park from 12:00 Noon until 3:30 pm.
A large crowd turned out to enjoy Kearny’s 4th of July celebration at Veteran’s Field. Families began arriving in the late afternoon, setting up seats in the prime viewing areas to listen to the Garden State Concert Band’s performance and to enjoy the fireworks display.
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 www.state.nj.us/csc.
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.