On Saturday December 11, 2010 , the Town of Kearny welcomed Santa Claus. Santa made an early visit to town and was escorted along Kearny Avenue, Midland Avenue and Davis Avenue by our Kearny Police and Fire Departments. Santa then made his way on stage at the Kearny High School Auditorium to meet and greet more than 550 children with candy canes, coloring books and crayons. Each child was also given a choice of a toy from a wide selection on stage.
The Town of Kearny held its 23rd annual Halloween Parade on October 31, 2010. Prior to the start of the parade, the town's Recreation Commission sponsored a children's costume contest. What follows are images that were taken by Kearny resident Barbara Goldberg.
Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Councilman Michael Landy and Members of the Recreation Commission re-dedicated the newly re-turfed main soccer field at Kearny’s Harvey Field Complex on September 23, 2010.
This August take advantage of a special discount at the Kearny Farmer’s Market. Purchase $10.00 or more at a participating Kearny Farmer’s Market vender and receive a $1.00 discount. That’s up to 10% savings. Simply print out the attached flyer, detach the coupon and present it to the Kearny Farmer’s Market vendor at the time of purchase.Come enjoy the wide assortment of Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh baked pies, honey, jams and jellies, specialty breads and fresh mozzarella.
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.