Under bright blue skies, Kearny’s annual Halloween parade stepped off at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 27, 2013. After two years of weather-related cancellations, this year a beautiful autumn afternoon was perfect for the ghosts and goblins, superheroes and wild animals to parade up Kearny Avenue.
On Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Town Council members and community members joined the family of the late Deputy Mayor Frank M. Cardoza for a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony at the newly completed Frank M. Cardoza Park.
KEARNY, NJ -- Shoppers take your mark! The 4th Annual Kearny Town-Wide Yard & Sidewalk Sale returns Saturday and Sunday, October 12 & 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. There is no rain date. Kearny is definitely the place to be that weekend when the town is once again transformed into a border-to-border bargain hunter’s paradise!
On Saturday, October 5, 2013, Mayor Alberto Santos and Councilwomen Alexa Arce, Carol Jean Doyle and Susan McCurrie joined members of Mujeres Valientes (Brave Women) in the Susan B. Komen for the Cure® Tie a Ribbon ™ Campaign in front of Kearny Town Hall. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the pink ribbons are meant to send the message that “Mammograms Save Lives.”
With perfect football weather, Kearny Generals football teams and cheerleading squads held their opening day ceremonies on Saturday, September 16 at Veteran’s Field. Over four hundred players, cheerleaders and coaches are participating in the program this year.
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 event. Representatives from many local groups set up tables to provide health and safety information. Members from the Kearny Fire Department, Police Department and Emergency Squad were present with demonstrations and displays of some of their latest equipment.
Tax Bills for the next four quarters are printed and were mailed on July 29th.
The due date for the 3rd quarter Tax Bill has been extended to August 20th and the Tax Office will be open late until 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 15th.
The Tax Office can provide the amount due on your 3rd quarter Tax Bill should you wish to pay before receiving your bill in the mail. They can be reached at 201-955-7888.
Despite the extreme heat, one of the largest crowds in recent memory enjoyed Kearny’s 4th of July celebration at Veterans Field. Families began arriving early in the afternoon, setting up seats in the prime viewing areas to listen to the Garden State Orchestra’s performance and to enjoy the fireworks display.
On Thursday, May 30, Mayor Alberto Santos joined Habitat For Humanity of Hudson County (HFHHC) President Bridget Hamill at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Habitat project in Kearny.
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, Mayor Alberto Santos, Town Council members and Recreation Commissioners attended opening day ceremonies for the Kearny Recreation Girls Softball Program at Veteran’s Field. This year, 208 girls registered for participation in the softball program which is now in its 48th year as a Town of Kearny Recreation program. This year, local businesses and organizations sponsored 17 teams of girls in grades Pre-K through 8th.