Council Member 1st Ward Marytrine De Castro
Council Member 1st Ward Albino Cardoso
Councilman Albino Cardoso has lived in Kearny’s First Ward for more than 28 years. He is married with 2 sons, both educated in Kearny Public Schools. He is retired from his position as the Supervisor of Maintenance at R P Baking, LLC (the former Pechter’s Bakery) in Harrison, NJ.
Councilman Albino Cardoso is an active and involved citizen who served as a Commissioner on Kearny’s Zoning Board of Adjustment for eight years, including five years as Vice-Chair of that Board. He is currently serves as the Liaison for the Municipal Court, Chairperson of the Building and Grounds Committee, Commissioner on the Finance, Police, Fire, DPW and Recreation and Insurance Committees.
He supports and volunteers for the Passaic River Annual Clean-up, He supports the Saint Jude Hospital Cancer Research Center and Christian Foundation for the Children and Ageing. He is a member of the Parish Council at St. Cecilia’s Church in Kearny and serves as President of the Portuguese Holy Family Association.
Councilman Cardoso is a member of the Portuguese Cultural Association of Kearny. He was a mentor for the construction of the monument to honor the Luso-Americans to the Town of Kearny. He supports the Portuguese American Association which dedicated the newly renovated recreational park area to Frank Cardoza on the Passaic River in Riverbank Park on June 2, 2014 and he is a Committeeman of Kearny’s Democratic Party.