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.
Kearny, NJ – On Saturday, April 23, 2016, Council President Carol Jean Doyle, Councilwoman Marytrine De Castro and Councilman Albino Cardoso joined the Town’s Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) Committee and fellow TNR Committee members during a TNR Food Drive in support of the Town’s TNR program. The Mayor and Council adopted Ordinance 2014-44, Adopting a Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) Program, regulating outdoor cat colonies on November 12, 2014. The program, run by a six-member committee and a group o
On Saturday, April 16, 2016, Mayor Alberto Santos, Town Council members and Recreation Commissioners attended opening day ceremonies for the Kearny Softball Program at Veteran’s Memorial Field. This year, 175 children registered for participation in the softball program which is now in its 51st year as a Town of Kearny Recreation program. Local businesses and organizations are sponsoring 11 teams for children ages 4 through 12 and grades Pre-K through 8th. Parents and players joined Mayor