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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday, October 22, 2012 Mayor Santos joined Rich Lopriore, President of PSEG Fossil, at the dedication ceremony for PSEG’s addition of six peaking units at the South Kearny Generating Station. The new natural gas-fired units are capable of producing over 270 net megawatts of power.
Remarks of Mayor Alberto G. Santos:
Tax Bills for the next four quarters are currently being printed and will be mailed by July 30th.
The due date for the 3rd quarter Tax Bill has been extended to August 24th and the Tax Office will be open late until 7 PM on Wednesday, August 22nd.
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.