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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...

Letter from Mayor Santos Regarding the 3rd and 4th Installment 2011 Tax Bills and the 1st and 2nd Installment 2012 Tax Bills


Tax bills for the next four quarters were mailed to property owners in early August. Taxes for the 2011 third quarter are due by September 1, 2011. After September 1st, interest will be charged on delinquent amounts calculated from August 1st. The Tax Collector’s Office, located in the Town Hall at 402 Kearny Avenue, will be open until 7:00 pm on August 24th.

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


KEARNY, NJ – On Monday, July 4, 2011, the Town of Kearny held its annual Fireworks Celebration and Show at Veteran’s Park. Each year, the July 4th Fireworks Celebration becomes larger and more spectacular. An estimated 10,000 spectators enjoyed the festivities this year, which included a performance by the Garden State Concert Band, activities for children including a magic show, pony rides and face painting, as well as a 30 minute fireworks show.

Kearny Enacts Stronger Protections on the Purchase and Sale of Precious Metals by Dealers and Pawnbrokers


The Town of Kearny recently adopted stricter requirements for dealers of secondhand precious metals and jewelry. These requirements enhance the ability of law enforcement to identify and retrieve stolen precious metals and jewelry in a timely manner. Recommended by the Kearny Police Department, the new law applies to all secondhand dealers, which includes not only pawn shops but all businesses that purchase secondhand precious metals and jewelry.

Resolution in Support of the Meadowlands Tax Sharing Program


At its April 26, 2011 meeting, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the preservation of the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Inter-Municipal Tax Sharing (ITS) program. Under the ITS formula, municipalities with development in their Meadowlands district pay a portion of tax revenues from development into the tax sharing fund and municipalities where there is less development receive payment from the fund.

Kearny’s 20th Annual River Cleanup


On April 16, 2011, the Town of Kearny held its annual river cleanup at Riverbank Park in Kearny. Led by Councilwoman Carol Jean Doyle, 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. Many school children participated as did volunteers from the Woman’s Club of Arlington, the Optimist Club, the Kearny Chapter of UNICO and Pathways to Independence.