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May 12, 2017
The Mayor and Town Council of Kearny and the Kearny Recreation Commission will hold a Public Meeting for final project design review of the Gunnell Oval Recreational Complex Redevelopment project at the Town of Kearny Town Hall Council Chambers, 402 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, New Jersey at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.     A public meeting for the same purpose was previously held on...

NJ Green Acres Program Awards Kearny $870,000 for Construction of All-Season Soccer Field

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program announced on March 31, 2009 that Kearny would be awarded $870,000 for the construction of an all-season soccer field at the Town's Harvey Field complex. The award consists of a $435,000 loan and a $435,000 matching grant. The new turf will allow for extended play and usage of the field. The project improvements also include new sidewalks, bleachers, lighting and signage.

Town of Kearny Authorizes Changing the Election Date of School Board Members from April to the General Election in November

Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council unanimously adopted a resolution at their regular meeting held on January 24, 2012 moving the school district’s annual election from April to the General Election date in November. The Kearny Board of Education also adopted a resolution authorizing the change of election date at their meeting held on January 17, 2012.

HUDSON COUNTY SHERIFF ANNOUNCES “PROJECT LIFESAVER”

Hudson County Sheriff Juan Perez announced the inception of the PROJECT LIFESAVER program which will assist families and caregivers of individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder as well as families of children suffering from Down syndrome, autism, traumatic brain injuries or cognitive disorders.

This project will allow for a proactive response by the sheriff’s office and save precious time if and when a loved one wanders away from home and becomes lost or confused.

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.

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