The annual Memorial Day Parade took place on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm. The parade line of march stepped off at Belgrove Drive and Locust Avenue and traveled south on Belgrove Drive, culminating in a ceremony held at the American Legion Post 99 recognizing those who died while in service to our country. The program featured remarks by Parade Grand Marshall Thomas Mernar and Mayor Alberto G. Santos.
Kearny, NJ – On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the first ever Kearny Food Truck Festival was held at the Frank J. Vincent Marina. The event was organized by Kearny PBA Local #21 and President John Fabula and featured food items from 15 food trucks. The PBA organized the event as a fundraiser, since the group is sending 15 police officers to the Tour de Force Bike Ride 9/11 Memorial Bike Ride from the Pentagon in Washington, DC to Ground Zero in New York City this upcoming Sept.
Kearny, NJ – On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, the Town of Kearny held the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Off-Leash Dog Park. Mayor Alberto G. Santos and Council Members Carol Jean Doyle, Susan McCurrie, Eileen Eckel, Albino Cardoso, Marytrine De Castro, Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise, and many Kearny dog enthusiasts attended the opening.
On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, during the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council, Mayor Alberto G. Santos issued a Proclamation designating May as Lupus Awareness Month in the Town of Kearny to educate the public about Lupus and the needs for research funding, accurate diagnosis, and effective treatments that will lead to a cure for this devastating illness that affects so many people.
Kearny, NJ – On Friday, May 6, 2016, the VFW Post 1302 held its annual ceremony honoring members of Kearny’s Police and Fire Department and numerous members of the community. Honorees received awards for their bravery and distinguished and extensive service to the community and were joined by their colleagues and families in honor and celebration of the occasion. Mayor Alberto G.
Kearny, NJ - The Town of Kearny held its 25th annual River Cleanup at Riverbank Park in Kearny on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Organized by 3rd Ward Councilwoman Carol Jean Doyle and co-sponsored by the Passaic Valley River Restoration Group, numerous volunteers showed up at the park’s Frank A.