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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...

Renovated Coogan Playground in Manor Park is Re-Opened

On September 9, 2010, Mayor Alberto G. Santos, the Town Council and the Recreation Commission formally reopened Coogan Playground in Manor Park, located in Kearny on West Bennett Avenue between Hamilton Avenue and Jefferson Street. Coogan Playground is the latest Kearny playground to be updated and modernized. The 16,400 square foot playground (0.38 acres) includes two play structures for children ages 3 to 5 and 5 to 12 years old and a swing structure with handicap accessibility.

Renovated Futsal Facility with Synthetic Turf is Re-Opened

Mayor Alberto G. Santos, the Town Council and members of the Recreation Commission formally re-opened the Town’s Futsal Facility on March 31, 2009. The facility, located on Passaic Avenue, was re-surfaced with synthetic turf that was manufactured by Field Turf. The facility measures 25,250 square feet and consists of three practice soccer fields. It is the latest Kearny recreational facility to be updated and modernized.

St. Patrick's Day Parade

On Sunday, March 13, 2011, the Town of Kearny celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by participating in the 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade organized by the United Irish Association of West Hudson, Inc. The Parade began in Harrison and traveled along Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard in Harrison and East Newark and Kearny Avenue in Kearny with a closing ceremony at Town Hall.

Remarks of Mayor Alberto G. Santos at 2009 Reorganization Meeting

Members of the Town Council, Father Mancini, family and friends, we are gathered here for the formal requirements of reorganizing the membership of our governing committees, designating professionals who will assist us in performing our public duties and appointing citizens who volunteer their time to serve on the boards and commissions that local government depends on to carry out its responsibilities.

Kearny Police Department to partner with DEA NJ in Operation Take Back NJ, an operation to collect unwanted medications from area citizens

Chief John Dowie announces that on Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Kearny Police Department Community-Oriented Policing Unit (C.O.P. Unit) will be staffing a collection point for citizens’ unwanted, unused, or expired medications. The collection will be held at the Kearny Police Juvenile Aid Bureau Office located on the Forest Street side of police headquarters (237 Laurel Avenue) from 10am until 2pm.  

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