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September 13, 2018

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...

Town of Kearny Honors Police Chief John Dowie and Extends Farewell during Retirement Ceremony

12/07/2017

KEARNY, NJ – The members of the Kearny Police Department and elected officials honored and saluted retiring Police Chief John Dowie for his four decades of service to the Kearny Police Department – the last 19 years as Chief of Police – at an outdoor ceremony held on December 1, 2017 at the front entrance of the KPD Headquarters. 

Kearny Welcomes Newest Firefighters

11/13/2017
Kearny, NJ – On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Kearny Town Council held a swearing-in ceremony at Town Hall for five newly hired firefighters of the Kearny Fire Department.  Mayor Santos administered the oaths and Kearny Fire Chief Steve Dyl presented each new firefighter his fire badge.  The new firefighters are:  Dylan Schalago, Daniel Madden, Ethan Evanchick, Christopher Vezos, and Matthew Miller.
 

Save The Date! Annual Kearny Uez Holiday Tree Lighting Festival Is Thursday, November 30th , 5:30 – 8:30 P.M.

11/09/2017

Welcome Santa, Lighting of the Town Tree, Enjoy Free Events and Activities

HO! HO! HO!  Save the date because it’s almost time to kick off the holiday season and celebrate at the Annual Kearny KUEZ Tree Lighting Festival, this year being held on Thursday, November 30th  from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. outside Town Hall on Kearny Avenue.  Rain or shine!

Kearny 150 Block Party & Fireworks Celebration – Sunday, October 1, 2017

09/28/2017
Kearny’s 150th Sesquicentennial Anniversary Block Party celebration will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Field on Sunday, October 1, 2017, 3:00 pm through 8 pm and will feature musical performances, food, a beer garden, local restaurants, zip line and a grand finale fireworks display.  There will also be presentations from many of Kearny’s civic and cultural organizations. 
 

Sesquicentennial Photo Contest Honoring Kearny’s History

09/24/2017

On September 24, 2017 in celebration of the Town of Kearny’s 150th anniversary, the Junior Woman’s Club of Arlington sponsored a photography contest honoring our Town’s History.  The two categories were “Kearnyscapes” and “What Community Means to Me”.  Congratulations to all of the contestants and winners of the Kearny 150 Sesquicentennial Photography Contest.  The reception was held at the historic Firehouse at 72 Hal

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

07/05/2017

(KEARNY, NJ) – On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, the Town of Kearny held its annual Fireworks Celebration at Veteran’s Memorial Field on Belgrove Drive.  Mayor Alberto G. Santos along with Councilmembers Carol Jean Doyle, Susan McCurrie and Marytrine De Castro joined Kearny residents for the event.  Each year, the July 4th Fireworks Celebration becomes larger and more spectacular. 

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