In an afternoon ceremony on Tuesday, June 5th, Mayor Alberto G. Santos joined First Ward Council Members Alexa Arce and Albino Cardoso, and members of the Recreation Commission in officially opening the new Brighton Avenue Playground on Brighton Avenue, located in a residential neighborhood between Bergen Avenue and Wilson Avenue. The new 27,000 square foot playground area includes a slide and climbing boulder.
At the March 27, 2012 meeting of the Mayor and Council an ordinance revising the Town Code and updating the allowable charges for municipal police towing was approved. The last time fees for towing and related services were addressed by the Mayor and Council was in 1998.
On Sunday March 11, 2012 Irish eyes were smiling at the 39th Annual West Hudson St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Under clear blue skies, thousands of people lined Kearny Avenue to enjoy the parade. This year Grand Marshall Lawrence Bennett and Deputy Marshall Michael O’Donnell led the march through Harrison, East Newark and Kearny.
Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council unanimously adopted a resolution at their regular meeting held on January 24, 2012 moving the school district’s annual election from April to the General Election date in November. The Kearny Board of Education also adopted a resolution authorizing the change of election date at their meeting held on January 17, 2012.
The Town of Kearny is proud and happy to congratulate Cheryl Olcheski for the honor of receiving a special proclamation from Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos for all her work with the Red Cross. Mayor Santos referred to Cheryl as a “point of light” for the town and its residents.
Popular Town-Wide Holiday Tradition Continues
Remarks of Mayor Alberto G. Santos:
On Tuesday, October 25th, Mayor Alberto Santos, Town Council members Albino Cardoso, Carol Jean Doyle and Susan McCurrie and Recreation Committee Chair Lyla DeCastro Lawdanski joined design architect Noel Musial for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Veterans Field Sports Facility that has been designed to achieve LEED certification.