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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...

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.  

Mayor Santos announces upcoming Civil Service exam for Municipal Police Officer

Mayor Santos would like to inform interested residents that exam applications for the civil service position of police officer in the Town of Kearny are now available. Residents can pick up applications in the Personnel Office at 410 Kearny Avenue or obtain an application online at www.state.nj.us/cscp/public_safety. The application fee is $35.00.

Governor Corzine Extends Filing Deadline for 2007 Senior Freeze Program Applications for Residents Who Qualify Due to Increase in Income Limits

TRENTON – Senior and disabled residents who qualify for a 2007 property tax reimbursement because of the recent increase in income limits for the Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) Program now have until June 1, 2009, to file applications, Governor Jon S. Corzine announced today. The original deadline for the newly eligible applicants to file their 2007 applications was March 31, 2009.

Kearny Public Library Honors Dennis Triano For 31 Years of Service as Library Trustee

On Friday, November 30, 2012, Mayor Santos joined Library Director Josh Humphrey, the Library Board Trustees, including President Jennifer Cullen, Council Members Eileen Eckel and Carol Jean Doyle, and the many Friends of the Library in honoring Dennis Triano for his 31 years of service as a Library Trustee. Originally appointed by Mayor Henry Hill in 1981, Dennis is the longest serving Library Board Trustee in the State.

Pennies for Peace Campaign

The Kearny Public Library will join the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Association and libraries throughout the state to honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln by participating in the Pennies for Peace Campaign during the month of February. Lincoln firmly believed in education, equality, opportunity and peace.

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