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October 5, 2018

The Kearny Health Department held its first Flu clinic for the 2018-2019 season. The Flu shots were free and available to Kearny and East Newark residents only. The clinic was held at the Kearny Health Department, 645 Kearny Avenue on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm. The clinic was very well attended and the vaccine supply was exhausted in record time in just over two hours. The...

Kearny Recreation Girls Softball Celebrates Softball Opening Day

05/16/2013

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.

Kearny Celebrates Earth Day

04/25/2013

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.

Kearny Celebrates Earth Day with the Opening of New, ”Green” Veterans Field Sports Facility on Kearny Little League’s Opening Day

04/15/2013

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.

Reported Crimes in Kearny Decrease by 18% in 2012 and reach a new 10-Year Low

03/20/2013

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.

Mayor and Council Unanimously Support PSE&G’s “Energy Strong” Program

03/15/2013

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.

40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

03/14/2013

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.

Town of Kearny Launches New Free Mobile App for iPhone® and Android® Users

02/06/2013

The Town of Kearny has launched an app for iPhone and Android users who want to report a neighborhood problem or quality-of-life issue and request Town services. Powered by SeeClickFix,® the place-based reporting platform allows residents to report neighborhood concerns such as litter, graffiti, potholes, litter, water leaks and malfunctioning traffic signals. Citizens can also use the app to check the status of any reported problem.

Mayor and Council Oppose Changing Tax Sharing Formula

01/15/2013

At the January 7, 2013 reorganization meeting of the Kearny Mayor and Council, resolution 2013-(R)-35 (below) was introduced by Mayor Santos and passed unanimously. This resolution is in response to actions taken by the Hackensack Meadowlands Municipal Committee requesting changes to the current Meadowlands tax sharing formula which could reduce revenue to the Town by almost $4 million a year.

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