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Kearny Police Department to partner with DEA NJ in Operation Take Back NJ, an operation to collect unwanted medications from area citizens

Chief John Dowie announces that on Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Kearny Police Department Community-Oriented Policing Unit (C.O.P. Unit) will be staffing a collection point for citizens’ unwanted, unused, or expired medications. The collection will be held at the Kearny Police Juvenile Aid Bureau Office located on the Forest Street side of police headquarters (237 Laurel Avenue) from 10am until 2pm.  

Renovated Coogan Playground in Manor Park is Re-Opened

On September 9, 2010, Mayor Alberto G. Santos, the Town Council and the Recreation Commission formally reopened Coogan Playground in Manor Park, located in Kearny on West Bennett Avenue between Hamilton Avenue and Jefferson Street. Coogan Playground is the latest Kearny playground to be updated and modernized. The 16,400 square foot playground (0.38 acres) includes two play structures for children ages 3 to 5 and 5 to 12 years old and a swing structure with handicap accessibility.

August Savings at Kearny Farmer's Market

08/12/2010

 This August take advantage of a special discount at the Kearny Farmer’s Market. Purchase $10.00 or more at a participating Kearny Farmer’s Market vender and receive a $1.00 discount. That’s up to 10% savings. Simply print out the attached flyer, detach the coupon and present it to the Kearny Farmer’s Market vendor at the time of purchase.Come enjoy the wide assortment of Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh baked pies, honey, jams and jellies, specialty breads and fresh mozzarella.

Station 1 Firehouse at 47 Davis Ave is Re-Opened

08/04/2010

Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Fire Chief Stephen Dyl and Fire Commissioner Eileen Eckel are pleased to announce the re-opening of the Station 1 Firehouse at 47 Davis Avenue. Kearny’s Engine Company 1 responds to fires throughout town from this location. On March 16, 2010 Station 1 was closed due to structural and electrical issues that worsened after extensive storm water events in early March.

Renovated Tappan Street Playground is Re-Opened

06/23/2010

Mayor Alberto G. Santos, the Town Council and members of the Recreation Commission formally reopened Tappan Playground, located in Kearny on Tappan Street near Davis Avenue. Tappan Playground is the latest Kearny park to be updated and modernized. The 10,000 square foot or 0.23 acre park includes a decorative gazebo and two play structures for children ages 3 to 5 and 5 to 12 years old.

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