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June 18, 2018

On Tuesday, June 13, 2018, during the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council and Kearny Police Chief George King held a swearing in ceremony for newly promoted Police Captain Paul Bershefski and Police Sergeant Jason Ward.  Chief King and Mayor Santos addressed members of the Kearny Police Department, including Captain Paul Bershefski and...

Reported Crimes in Kearny Decrease by 18% in 2012 and reach a new 10-Year Low

03/20/2013

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.

Mayor and Council Unanimously Support PSE&G’s “Energy Strong” Program

03/15/2013

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.

40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

03/14/2013

On Sunday March 10, 2013 Irish eyes were smiling at the 40th Annual West Hudson St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Under clear blue skies, thousands of people lined Kearny Avenue to enjoy the parade. This year Grand Marshall James J. Miller, Sr., Deputy Grand Marshall Daniel J. Choffo and Honorary Irish Woman of the Year Carol Jean Doyle led the march through Harrison, East Newark and Kearny.

Town of Kearny Launches New Free Mobile App for iPhone® and Android® Users

02/06/2013

The Town of Kearny has launched an app for iPhone and Android users who want to report a neighborhood problem or quality-of-life issue and request Town services. Powered by SeeClickFix,® the place-based reporting platform allows residents to report neighborhood concerns such as litter, graffiti, potholes, litter, water leaks and malfunctioning traffic signals. Citizens can also use the app to check the status of any reported problem.

Mayor and Council Oppose Changing Tax Sharing Formula

01/15/2013

At the January 7, 2013 reorganization meeting of the Kearny Mayor and Council, resolution 2013-(R)-35 (below) was introduced by Mayor Santos and passed unanimously. This resolution is in response to actions taken by the Hackensack Meadowlands Municipal Committee requesting changes to the current Meadowlands tax sharing formula which could reduce revenue to the Town by almost $4 million a year.

Santa Claus Visits Kearny

12/15/2012

On Saturday December 12, 2012, the Town of Kearny welcomed Santa Claus. Santa made an early visit to town and was escorted along Kearny Avenue, Midland Avenue and Davis Avenue by our Kearny Police and Fire Departments. Santa then made his way on stage at the Kearny High School Auditorium to meet and greet more than 500 children with candy canes, coloring books and crayons. Each child was also given a choice of a toy from a wide selection on stage.

Shop In Kearny This Holiday Season

12/14/2012

This Holiday Season, we ask you to support our Kearny businesses. Everyone in Kearny was affected by Super Storm Sandy and its aftermath, in one way or another, including Kearny businesses. Local merchants need our support so please consider shopping at our local businesses and dining at the great eateries that Kearny has to offer. There are many unique and specialty retailers in town, making it easy to find that perfect gift.

Annual Tree Lighting Festival

12/03/2012

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 hundreds of families celebrated at the Annual Kearny UEZ Holiday Tree Lighting Festival outside Town Hall on Kearny Avenue. The festival has become a popular town-wide tradition and the kickoff of the holiday season in Kearny. The evening began at 5:30 p.m.

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