News

Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting at Kearny Town Hall

12/15/2009

Town Hall Park was filled with holiday cheer as hundreds of residents attended Kearny’s annual tree lighting festival on December 4, 2009. In addition to a visit from Santa, the event featured performances by the Kearny High School Wind Ensemble, the Washington School Dream Team, Mater Dei Academy Drama Club, Mater Dei Academy Children's Choir and Stonehenge, a local band.

Town of Kearny, NJ Transit and RPA Plan for Future Transit Service in Kearny

11/30/2009

The Kearny Transit-Oriented District (TOD) Vision Plan is the result of an interactive, community-based planning process in the Town of Kearny that began in 2008. It presents a transit-oriented vision for an area of the Town for which plans are being made, as part of NJ Transit’s Access to Region’s Core (ARC) Tunnel Project, to provide NJ Transit commuter rail service. According to Mayor Alberto G.

Town of Kearny Achieves Sustainable Jersey™ Certification - Award Presented at Lunch on November 17 at New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference

11/24/2009

Kearny, NJ (November 24, 2009) – Sustainable Jersey representatives announced today that Kearny has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey Certification. Kearny is one of 28 towns out of the 240 registered municipalities that have attained certification in the first year of the program.

Kearny Awarded $725,000 from the Hudson County Open Space Trust Fund

11/08/2009

The County of Hudson recently announced the 2010 grant awards from the Hudson County Open Space Trust Fund. Established in 2003, the Open Space Trust Fund is dedicated to improving and expanding open space and recreational facilities, and restoring historic resources. This year’s grant awards included $725,000 for three Kearny projects.

Kearny’s Passaic Avenue Redevelopment Zone Designated as a Brownfields Development Area (BDA)

11/08/2009

Mayor Santos is pleased to announce that on October 6, Kearny’s Passaic Avenue Revelopment Zone, was designated as a Brownfields Development Area (BDA) by the New Jersey Department of the Environmental Protection qualifying properties for funding of up to $5 million dollars annually for environmental investigation and remediation cleanup.

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