Letter from Mayor Santos Regarding the 3rd and 4th Installment 2018 Tax Bills and the 1st and 2nd Installment 2019 Tax Bills
Dear Kearny Taxpayer:
Your tax bills for the 3rd and 4th quarters of calendar year 2018 and the 1st and 2nd quarters of calendar year 2019 are enclosed. The due date for the 3rd quarter tax bill is September 4, 2018. By State law, quarterly payments received after that date will incur interest from August 1, 2018. If you would like to pay your taxes in person, the Tax...
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.
Saturday, April, 20th was a busy day around Kearny. The Town of Kearny held its 22nd annual River Cleanup at Riverbank Park in Kearny. Organized by 3rd Ward Councilwoman Carol Jean Doyle and co-sponsored by the Passaic Valley River Restoration Group, numerous volunteers showed up at the park’s Frank A. Vincent Marina to help remove litter and debris from the banks of the Passaic River. Young and old alike joined the effort.
On Saturday, April 13th , Mayor Alberto Santos, Town Council members and Recreation Committee members attended opening day ceremonies for Kearny Little League. At the same time they celebrated the completion and grand opening of the new Veterans Field Sports Facility with a ribbon cutting.
The Town of Kearny’s Uniform Crime Report Index for 2012 shows there were 1,320 reported crimes in Kearny in 2012, a drop of 18% from the previous year’s number of 1,630. Categorized by type of offense, there were drops in aggravated and simple assaults, burglaries, larcenies and arson. There were no homicides in 2012.
At the March 12, 2013 meeting of the Kearny Mayor and Council Resolution 2013-173, a resolution supporting PSE&G’s “Energy Strong: program, was passed unanimously. The “Energy Strong” program calls for a $3.9 billion investment over the next ten years in the utility infrastructure in the PSE&G service area of New Jersey.
On Sunday March 10, 2013 Irish eyes were smiling at the 40th 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 James J. Miller, Sr., Deputy Grand Marshall Daniel J. Choffo and Honorary Irish Woman of the Year Carol Jean Doyle led the march through Harrison, East Newark and Kearny.