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. to the Freedom Tower in New York, as well as Boston to New...
Tax Bills for the next four quarters are printed and were mailed on July 29th.
The due date for the 3rd quarter Tax Bill has been extended to August 20th and the Tax Office will be open late until 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 15th.
The Tax Office can provide the amount due on your 3rd quarter Tax Bill should you wish to pay before receiving your bill in the mail. They can be reached at 201-955-7888.
Despite the extreme heat, one of the largest crowds in recent memory enjoyed Kearny’s 4th of July celebration at Veterans Field. Families began arriving early in the afternoon, setting up seats in the prime viewing areas to listen to the Garden State Orchestra’s performance and to enjoy the fireworks display.
On Thursday, May 30, Mayor Alberto Santos joined Habitat For Humanity of Hudson County (HFHHC) President Bridget Hamill at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Habitat project in Kearny.
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, Mayor Alberto Santos, Town Council members and Recreation Commissioners attended opening day ceremonies for the Kearny Recreation Girls Softball Program at Veteran’s Field. This year, 208 girls registered for participation in the softball program which is now in its 48th year as a Town of Kearny Recreation program. This year, local businesses and organizations sponsored 17 teams of girls in grades Pre-K through 8th.
Saturday, April, 20th was a busy day around Kearny. The Town of Kearny held its 22nd annual River Cleanup at Riverbank Park in Kearny. Organized by 3rd Ward Councilwoman Carol Jean Doyle and co-sponsored by the Passaic Valley River Restoration Group, numerous volunteers showed up at the park’s Frank A. Vincent Marina to help remove litter and debris from the banks of the Passaic River. Young and old alike joined the effort.
On Saturday, April 13th , Mayor Alberto Santos, Town Council members and Recreation Committee members attended opening day ceremonies for Kearny Little League. At the same time they celebrated the completion and grand opening of the new Veterans Field Sports Facility with a ribbon cutting.
The Town of Kearny’s Uniform Crime Report Index for 2012 shows there were 1,320 reported crimes in Kearny in 2012, a drop of 18% from the previous year’s number of 1,630. Categorized by type of offense, there were drops in aggravated and simple assaults, burglaries, larcenies and arson. There were no homicides in 2012.
At the March 12, 2013 meeting of the Kearny Mayor and Council Resolution 2013-173, a resolution supporting PSE&G’s “Energy Strong: program, was passed unanimously. The “Energy Strong” program calls for a $3.9 billion investment over the next ten years in the utility infrastructure in the PSE&G service area of New Jersey.