Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Fire Chief Stephen Dyl and Fire Commissioner Eileen Eckel are pleased to announce the re-opening of the Station 1 Firehouse at 47 Davis Avenue. Kearny’s Engine Company 1 responds to fires throughout town from this location. On March 16, 2010 Station 1 was closed due to structural and electrical issues that worsened after extensive storm water events in early March.
Mayor Alberto G. Santos, the Town Council and members of the Recreation Commission formally reopened Tappan Playground, located in Kearny on Tappan Street near Davis Avenue. Tappan Playground is the latest Kearny park to be updated and modernized. The 10,000 square foot or 0.23 acre park includes a decorative gazebo and two play structures for children ages 3 to 5 and 5 to 12 years old.
Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council awarded a contract at its May 25, 2010 meeting to install a new synthetic turf soccer field at the Town’s Harvey Recreation Facility.
On Tuesday, May 25, 2010, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Members of the Town Council and Fire Chief Stephen Dyl dedicated the Kearny Fire Department’s rescue truck in memory of Corporal Michael W. Sinibaldi, a resident of Kearny killed in action during the Vietnam War.
UPDATE: Passaic Avenue Viaduct Re-Opened to Vehicular Traffic
The Mayor and Town Council have agreed to broadcast public Council meetings live on Channel 39, an outlet available to subscribers of Verizon’s FIOS television service. The first meeting aired live is scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 7 p.m. A schedule of regular public meetings of the Mayor and Council for 2010 is available on the Town’s web site, www.kearnynj.org.
Taxes for the first quarter are due by February 10, 2010. After February 10th, interest will be charged on delinquent amounts calculated from February 1st. The Tax Collector’s Office, located in the Town Hall at 402 Kearny Ave. will be open until 7:00 pm on February 9th. Taxes for the second quarter are due by May 10, 2010. After May 10th, interest will be charged on delinquent amounts calculated from May 1st. The Tax Collector’s Office will be open until 7:00 pm on May 6th.
MAYOR SANTOS DELIVERS 2010 INAUGURAL ADDRESS AS HE BEGINS HIS FIFTH TERM AS THE 19TH MAYOR OF KEARNY