New Solar-Powered Compacting Trash Cans Have Arrived in Kearny


The first four BigBelly solar-powered compacting trash cans have arrived in the Town of Kearny. These cleaner and greener cans hold up to five times the amount of trash the current cans hold and cut down on greenhouse gas emissions. They have a wireless signal technology that will notify the Town’s garbage hauler how full the cans are at any given time. This notification system will help the hauler save time since they will not have to check the compacting trash cans on a regular basis.

Kearny Police Department Community Police Unit hosts annual “National Night Out Against Crime” program


National Night Out Against Crime, sponsored by the Kearny Community Policing Unit, was held last week on Belgrove Drive and Veteran’s Field. Hundreds of town residents turned out for the annual event. Representatives from various local groups including; the Municipal Alliance, Barnabas Health, Cub Scout Pack 305 and Junior Police Academy graduates set up tables to provide health and safety information.

Letter from Mayor Santos Regarding the 3rd and 4th Quarter 2014 Tax Bills and the 1st and 2nd Quarter 2015 Tax Bills


Tax bills for the next four quarters were mailed out on August 1st.

The due date for the 3rd quarter tax bill has been extended to August 28th and the Tax Collector’s Office will be open late until 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 27th .   If you have any questions you can call the Tax Office at 201-955-7888.

To download letter please click here. 


Kearny Memorial Day Ceremonies Recognize Those Who Served Our Country


Although weather conditions forced the cancelation of the annual Memorial Day Parade on Thursday, May 22nd for the second year in a row, it did not stop the other ceremonies planned for the evening.   Moved indoors to American Legion Post 99 the program featured keynote speaker John “Jack” Kane and remarks by Mayor Alberto G. Santos.  John Sweeney served as the Master of Ceremonies and this year’s Grand Marshal was Pat Dunrovich. 

Woman’s Club of Arlington Celebrated 120th Anniversary with Mayor Alberto G. Santos as Keynote Speaker


The Woman’s Club of Arlington (AWC) celebrated their 120th Anniversary on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack. 

The milestone festivity featured a formal luncheon to honor the accomplishments of the Arlington clubwomen throughout its 12 decades of community service.  Mayor Alberto G. Santos delivered the keynote address to recognize the contributions of the Arlington clubwomen to the Town of Kearny over the past 120 years.