KEARNY, NJ – On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council held a swearing-in ceremony at Town Hall for newly appointed Kearny Police Chief George King and Deputy Chief Scott Macfie. Mayor Santos administered the oaths and Kearny retired Police Chief John Dowie presented each with their badges. Mayor Santos commented, “This is a momentous transition for our...
On Friday, November 18, 2016, Mayor Alberto G.Santos and Councilman Albino Cardoso joined Lieutenants Hwang and Seoyoung Lim, Corps Officers from The Salvation Army of Greater Kearny, Corps Secretary Evelyn Hopler, and Salvation Army Board Members on the steps of Kearny Town Hall for the Annual Kettle Kick-Off. The Salvation Army's red kettles and volunteer ringers will be stationed at numerous locations around town throughout the holiday season. Funds raised will support those in need in o
Kearny’s annual Halloween parade stepped off at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The beautiful autumn afternoon was perfect for the ghosts, goblins and superheroes to parade up Kearny Avenue. Prior to the start of the parade, hundreds of costumed children lined up to march in the parade. As is the tradition, Mayor Alberto G.
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the Kearny Fire Department held its annual Open House at the Midland Avenue headquarters. The event included refreshments, information on fire safety and demonstrations by firefighters. Mayor Alberto Santos and Councilmembers Carol Jean Doyle, Eileen Eckel, Marytrine De Castro, and Richard Konopka attended the open house along with residents, many of them children.
Photos by Barbara Goldberg
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Mayor Alberto Santos, Deputy Mayor Anthony Capitti, Councilmembers Marytrine De Castro, Albino Cardoso, Carol Jean Doyle, Eileen Eckel and Susan McCurrie joined members of Mujeres Valientes (Brave Women) in the Susan B. Komen for the Cure® Tie a Ribbon ™ Campaign in front of Kearny Town Hall.
On Saturday, September 24, 2016, Pathways to Independence, Inc. held their Annual Walk-A-Thon at West Hudson Park. Pathways to Independence provides job skills training and vocational opportunities for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, helping them achieve their fullest potential. The organization’s facility is located at 60 Kingsland Avenue in Kearny. Close to 200 individuals gathered at West Hudson Park to take part in the walk.
Our community remembered those who lost their lives on 9/11/01 with an ecumenical service at St. Stephen's Church on Sunday, September 11, at 7 pm. As we did in the days and months after 9/11, our community came together again in mourning, somber reflection and friendship. The commemorative service at St. Stephen’s Church began with a candlelit procession at the 9/11 monument and a field of nearly 3,000 American flags arranged by Boy Scout Troop and Pack 305.