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.
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.
On Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council, Paul Silverman presented the Silverman Family Scholarship to Janine Migliaccio, a current student at the Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) of Hudson County Community College in Jersey City. Janine Migliaccio is a resident of the Town of Kearny and graduate of Kearny High School.
Tax bills for the next four quarters were mailed to property owners in early August. Taxes for the 2011 third quarter are due by September 1, 2011. After September 1st, interest will be charged on delinquent amounts calculated from August 1st. The Tax Collector’s Office, located in the Town Hall at 402 Kearny Avenue, will be open until 7:00 pm on August 24th.
National Night Out, sponsored by the Kearny Community Policing Unit, was held last week on Belgrove Drive and Veteran’s Field. Hundreds of town residents turned out for the event which featured a wide range of activities for children including a bounce ride, balloon art, ice cream and a chance to spray a fire hose at a target.