On June 9th, Kearny Awake (Association of Water, Agriculture and Kearny’s Environment) planted trees on Vet’s Field near Passaic Avenue as the group’s first green infrastructure project. The planting of trees at Vet’s Field is the first step towards a project to help reduce storm water runoff onto our streets and into our waterways and systems in the Passaic River area. Thanks to Dave Mach...
Beginning Thursday, June 21st the Kearny Farmers Market will be opened for business. Shoppers will enjoy “JERSEY FRESH” produce like just picked strawberries and blueberries, honey, specialty cookies and breads, and herbs and flowers.
The annual Memorial Day Parade took place on Thursday, May 24, 2018 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 Marshal Jerry Quintero and Mayor Alberto G.
(Kearny, NJ) - On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and Councilmembers Albino Cardoso, Marytrine De Castro, Eileen Eckel, Carol Jean Doyle and Susan McCurrie held a Flag Raising Ceremony in the Reading Garden of the Kearny Public Library. The United States flag that was unfurled at the ceremony measures 111 inches by 51 inches and was donated by the US Veterans Association in honor of the late Dorothy Halpin Bolinger.
(Kearny, NJ) - On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, Mayor Alberto G.
Kearny, NJ - The Town of Kearny held its 27th annual River Cleanup at Riverbank Park in Kearny on Saturday, April 21, 2018. 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.
On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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.
(Photos by Barbara Goldberg)
On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Mayor Alberto Santos, Town Council members and Recreation Commissioners attended opening day ceremonies for the Kearny Little League Baseball Program at Veteran’s Memorial Field. This year, 290 children registered for participation in the baseball program which is now in its 69th year as a Town of Kearny Recreation program. Local businesses and organizations are sponsoring 25 teams consisting of 12 little league teams, 8 minor league teams, and 5 tee-ball teams
On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Kearny Town Council held a swearing-in ceremony at Town Hall for John DeGiovanni and Joseph Mastandrea, the newest Deputy Fire Chiefs and Ronald Protokowicz and Michael Janeczko, the newly appointed Fire Captains of the Kearny Fire Department. Mayor Santos administered the oath as their families proudly witnessed the ceremony and Kearny Fire Chief Steve Dyl presented the new fire chiefs and fire captains their badge.