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July 21, 2017
The Town of Kearny’s Sesquicentennial Committee has begun organizing the closing event, Kearny’s final celebration of 150 Years of Community.  The closing event will showcase the history and diverse cultures of the Town of Kearny at a fun, free, family-friendly event.     Kearny’s 150th Anniversary block party celebration, scheduled to be held at Veteran’s Memorial Field on Sunday, October...

Recognizing the Life and in Mourning of the Passing of Councilman Jonathan D. Giordano

01/09/2017
It is with profound sadness that we mourn the loss of our colleague Jonathan D. Giordano who served as 2nd Ward Council Member for the Town of Kearny.  He was a lifelong resident of Kearny who graduated from Kearny High School in 1984 and attended New Jersey City University before joining his father in his family’s business, West Hudson Lumber and Millwork.  He began his service as Councilman on January 1, 2015.  He also served as a member of the Kearny Planning Board.

Kearny UEZ Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Festival

12/06/2016

On Thursday, December 1, 2016 residents celebrated at the Annual Kearny UEZ Tree Lighting Festival outside Town Hall on Kearny Avenue. The festival has become a popular town-wide tradition and the kickoff of the holiday season in Kearny. The evening began at 5:30 p.m. with a concert on the steps of Town Hall featuring performances by the Kearny High School Ensemble, a choir ensemble of 6th graders from all of the Kearny Public Schools and members of the Next Step Dance Company.

Art gallery was a hit!

11/30/2016

The Kearny Recreation Department and Mrs. Desiree Mills celebrated the conclusion of the Fall 2016 Art Class with an Art Gallery at the Kearny Public Library to celebrate all students hard work. The next Art Class session is scheduled for Tuesday December 6, 2016. Contact the Kearny Recreation Department at 201-955-7983 for further details. 

Salvation Army Kettle Kick-Off

11/22/2016

On Friday, November 18, 2016, Mayor Alberto G.Santos and Councilman Albino Cardoso joined Lieutenants Hwang and Seoyoung Lim, Corps Officers from The Salvation Army of Greater Kearny, Corps Secretary Evelyn Hopler, and Salvation Army Board Members on the steps of Kearny Town Hall for the Annual Kettle Kick-Off.  The Salvation Army's red kettles and volunteer ringers will be stationed at numerous locations around town throughout the holiday season.  Funds raised will support those in need in o

Kearny Gets Into the Halloween Spirit at the 29th Annual Halloween Parade

11/07/2016

Kearny’s annual Halloween parade stepped off at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016.  The beautiful autumn afternoon was perfect for the ghosts, goblins and superheroes to parade up Kearny Avenue.  Prior to the start of the parade, hundreds of costumed children lined up to march in the parade.  As is the tradition, Mayor Alberto G.

Town of Kearny Fire Department Hosts Annual Open House

10/24/2016

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the Kearny Fire Department held its annual Open House at the Midland Avenue headquarters.  The event included refreshments, information on fire safety and demonstrations by firefighters. Mayor Alberto Santos and Councilmembers Carol Jean Doyle, Eileen Eckel, Marytrine De Castro, and Richard Konopka attended the open house along with residents, many of them children.   

 

Photos by Barbara Goldberg

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